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(L-R) Agent David Falk, Elton Brand, former president Ed Stefanski of the Philadelphia 76ers and former president Peter Luukko of Comcast-Spectacor. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images)

On This Day In History: The Sixers Sign Elton Brand

On this day in 2008, the Sixers signed Elton Brand to the contract that has become known as “The Philly Max.”


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Former Sixers Set To Make Underdog And Upset History

The 2011-12 Sixers were one of five NBA teams to pull the must unlikely of upsets.


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Sixers Paying Two Of The 30 Worst Contracts In The NBA, One Honorable Mention

The Sixers have two players named to a list of the NBA’s 30 worst contracts.


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Sixers Officially Use Amnesty On Elton Brand

In a move that was reported last week, the Sixers officially announced today that they have waived forward Elton Brand and have designated him as the team’s amnesty player.


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Breaking Down Sixers Offseason Thus Far

KYW’s Matt Leon spoke with Daily News Sixers beat writer Bob Cooney, and Tom Moore of Philly about the Sixers offseason and what to look for in their summer league action.


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Brighter Days Ahead For Young Sixers Team

No longer mired in mediocrity, Jrue Holiday, Evan Turner, Andre Iguodala, Lou Williams, Elton Brand and Co., carried the team from a 20-9 start into plucky postseason overachievers.


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Sixers Set For Big Game 5 In Boston

A win in Boston in Game 5 on Monday night would put the Philadelphia 76ers in the driver’s seat in their Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Celtics.


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Sixers Have A Second Chance To Steal One In Boston

The Sixers take on the Celtics in game 2 of their best of seven series.


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Cosmopolitan Names Elton Brand One Of The NBA’s ‘Hottest’

Elton Brand makes list of ‘hottest’ NBA players.


Rodney Stuckey #3 of the Detroit Pistons goes to the basket agaisnt the Philadelphia 76ers April 26, 2012 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (credit: Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

76ers Fall To Pistons In Regular Season Finale

Ben Gordon scored 26 points, including eight 3-pointers, to help the Detroit Pistons rout the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers 108-86 Thursday night in the season finale.


Andre Iguodala #9 of the Philadelphia 76ers passes from under the basket to Elton Brand #42 against Anthony Parker #18, Antawn Jamison #4 and Tristan Thompson #13 of the Cleveland Cavaliers at The Quicken Loans Arena on April 18, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (credit: David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Holiday’s Hot Shooting Leads 76ers Over Cavs

Jrue Holiday made five 3-pointers and scored 19 of his 24 points in the third quarter as the Philadelphia 76ers kept their hold on a playoff spot with a 103-87 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.


Elton Brand #42 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots against James Johnson #2 of the Toronto Raptors on April 11, 2012 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.   (credit: Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Young Scores 17 Points As 76ers Beat Raptors 93-75

Thaddeus Young scored 17 points, Nikola Vucevic had 12 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Toronto Raptors 93-75 on Wednesday night, an important victory in their chase of a playoff berth.


Jrue Holiday #11 of the Philadelphia 76ers goes to the basket against Jose Calderon #8 of the Toronto Raptors during the game on April 4, 2012 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Raptors Roll Over Fading 76ers 99-78

Andrea Bargnani scored 24 points and DeMar DeRozan had 18 to lead the Toronto Raptors to their third straight win, 99-78 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.



Brand Leads Sixers Over Hawks 95-90

Elton Brand took over when the Philadelphia 76ers needed him most.


Elton Brand #42 of the Philadelphia 76ers dunks over Avery Bradley #0 of the Boston Celtics on March 23, 2012 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

76ers Top Celtics 99-86 As Collins Gets 400th Win

Elton Brand scored 20 points, and Spencer Hawes had 12 points and 10 rebounds to help the Philadelphia 76ers remain in first place in the Atlantic Division with a 99-86 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.