On this day in 2008, the Sixers signed Elton Brand to the contract that has become known as “The Philly Max.”
The 2011-12 Sixers were one of five NBA teams to pull the must unlikely of upsets.
The Sixers have two players named to a list of the NBA’s 30 worst contracts.
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.
KYW’s Matt Leon spoke with Daily News Sixers beat writer Bob Cooney, and Tom Moore of Philly Burbs.com about the Sixers offseason and what to look for in their summer league action.
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.
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.
The Sixers take on the Celtics in game 2 of their best of seven series.
Elton Brand makes list of ‘hottest’ NBA players.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Elton Brand took over when the Philadelphia 76ers needed him most.
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.