76ers re-sign forward Elton Brand

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

PHILADELPHIA -- The76ershave re-signed free-agent forward Elton Brand.

The team announced the signing Wednesday, bringing back a veteran who played 17 games and averaged 4.1 points with Philadelphia last season. Brand, 37, hasn't averaged more than 20 minutes per game since 2012-13.

The two-time NBA All-Star has played 17 seasons. He played four seasons with the Sixers from 2008-09 through 2011-12.

Brand was the first overall pick in 1999, for the Chicago Bulls. He won Rookie of the Year. He played seven seasons with the Clippers and also had stints with the Hawks and Mavericks.