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Tomorrow we say goodbye to a legend

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by RocketsLegend, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. RocketsLegend

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    http://deadspin.com/tomorrow-we-say-goodbye-to-an-nba-legend-1770631768

    He’s been in the NBA since the 90's, has made multiple All-Star games, had his best years in Los Angeles in the mid-2000's, and after tomorrow, he’s most likely hanging up his shoes for good.

    That’s right, Elton Brand—who came out of semi-retirement to join the Sixers this year—has hinted that he may retire for real after tomorrow’s season finale against the Bulls. Here’s what he told CSNPhilly.com:

    “I said that last time, but I think this is going to be it,” Brand said. “We’ll see what the opportunities are, but the travel’s tough having young kids. I didn’t expect play 25 minutes in back-to-back games, and stuff like that.”
    Brand shared the 2000 Rookie of the Year award with Steve Francis. In 2006, he made the All-NBA second team and led the Clippers to their first playoff series win in 30 years. He’s only played 225 minutes for the Sixers this season, as he was mostly brought in to help Jahlil Okafor adjust to NBA life, but he’s averaging a double-double per 36 minutes this year. No word yet how the Bulls, his first team, will honor him tomorrow in Chicago.
     
  2. RasaqBoi

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    Talk about working till the wheels come off.........

    surprised he's getting paid 4 mill this year. NBA... where everyone gets paid.
     
  3. Bleek

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    Hate to be first post, but Kobe was great...
     
  4. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Very Close but Elton Brand never turned the corner
     
  5. mig0s

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    Couldnt he just be an assistant coach if the sixers wanted him to help Okafor? He signed in January with the worst team in the NBA. What a waste of good veteran. Couldve signed with a playoff contender
     
  6. BackdoorHarden

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    Jason Terry is retiring after tomorrow's game?
     
  7. tehG l i d e

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    Terry will probably play his last season with the Mavs next season
     
  8. ThatBoyNick

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    Goodbye Joey Crawford
     
  9. nemac

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    Wrong thread.
     
  10. Rockets025

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    **** I'm getting old

    I once wore a number 8 Kobe jersey to my old summer camp job during sports week last summer and these little ****ers tried arguing with me that Kobe never wore 8. I got in trouble cause I took them to the auditorium and put on vintage Kobe highlights for an hour to bless these kids eyes
     
  11. Haymitch

    Haymitch Contributing Member

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    This has nothing to do with Elton Brand
     
  12. ISOBall

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    Elton Brand is gonna be back for another 5 years. He's still got it!!
     
  13. txtodd

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    Elton Brand always wears number 42. Reverse the digits and you have 24. Multiply them and you have 8.
     

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