Ten fun facts about Elton Brand


Fact 1
He was selected with first overall pick in the 1999 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls, and has also played for the Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, and Dallas Mavericks.

Fact 2
At the age of thirteen, he enrolled in Peekskill High School, where he was immediately added to the varsity basketball roster.

Fact 3
He became something of a cult hero in Peekskill, helping his team win two state championships while demonstrating a humble calm and intelligence.


Fact 4
Brand uses his wide body and surprising athleticism for a man his weight in order to out-muscle his opponents.

Fact 5
The two-time All-Star Brand has established himself as one of the top power forwards of the NBA.

Fact 6
Elton started the Elton Brand Foundation in the spring of 2000. His foundation is an organization that provides support to worthy causes in Chicago, Illinois; Peekskill, New York; and Durham, North Carolina.

Fact 7
Brand also played for Team USA in the 2006 FIBA World Basketball Championships.

Fact 8
His large wingspan also allows Brand to be a proficient shot-blocker.

Fact 9
Brand is a founding member and president of Gibraltar Films, a company engaged in film investment, acquisition, production, and distribution of motion pictures.

Fact 10
Elton Brand practices Bikram yoga.


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is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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