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) …
VIDEO: Sixers Junior Hosts