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Elton Brand
Elton Brand
Position: F-C
Born: 03/11/79
Height: 6-9 / 2.06
Weight:265 lbs. / 120.2 kg.
Salary: $890,693
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The Hawks miss Brand too. They have been inconsistent this season and one could point to the absences of his leadership and toughness as one reason. “He is going to bring (leadership to the 76ers) in multitudes of hundreds or thousands,” Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said. “He’s one of the most incredible leaders I’ve ever been around. And as a person. To have person like that in your locker room every day, in your practice every day, on your bench every day, I think it’s huge value. It was a move that made sense for both of them. For the organization, it’s a really smart move. For Elton, to decide he wanted to get back and help the Sixers organization and help these young players and give back speaks a lot to his character and what kind of guy he is.”
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Elton Brand is in no rush to get on floor. The 76ers signed him on Jan. 4 for the sole purpose of providing leadership in the locker room. And that’s what he’s content with doing. “With me, I’m not trying to take anything away from the development of these young guys, getting these young guys looks. I don’t mind. Whenever you need me, I’m ready,” said Brand, a 17th-year veteran in his second stint with the Sixers.