SIXERS WAIVE ELTON BRAND

The Philadelphia 76ers announced on Thursday that they have waived 13-year veteran forward Elton Brand and have designated him as the team’s amnesty player. In four seasons with the Sixers, Brand (6-9, 254) appeared in 246 games with 221 starts, averaging 13.3 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.5 assists. Sixers President of Basketball Operations Rod Thorn said,…