Elton Brand needs a lot of time to get ready to play these days

By Jeff Case

After playing 34,687 minutes in 1,041 career games, scoring 16,757 points and grabbing 8,977 rebounds over 15 NBA seasons, Elton Brand decided to call it a career after the 2014-15 season. He didn’t stay away from the game long, though, as he was signed by one of his former teams, the Philadelphia 76ers, in early January to be a veteran voice for a young squad.

All that mileage means he needs a lot more pregame prep time than he did in his younger days. In a chat with the Sixers’ Junior Hosts — who also address who the best dancer is on the Sixers — Brand details everything he has to do just to get ready to hit the NBA court now (fast-forward to the 1:15 mark) …


Elton Brand details his pregame regimen.

VIDEO: Sixers Junior Hosts


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