ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Hawks have signed free agent Elton Brand.
The 34-year-old Brand averaged 7.2 points and 6.0 rebounds per game last season with the Dallas Mavericks. He played in 72 games, with 18 starts.
The Hawks are counting on the two-time All-Star to bolster their depth in the frontcourt and provide veteran leadership in the locker room. He can play both center and power forward. Contract terms weren't disclosed.
Brand was the No. 1 overall pick by the Chicago Bulls in the 1999 NBA draft. He also has played with the Los Angeles Clippers and Philadelphia.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Knicks vs. Jazz Prediction Listed as a double-digit favorite, are the Jazz laying too many points to the Knicks tonight at 10:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Bucks vs. Kings Prediction Is the over the best play on the board tonight when the Kings host the Bucks at 10:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Cavs vs. Nuggets Prediction Are the Cavs a great play as a road favorite tonight in Denver or will the Nuggets pull off the small upset at 9:00PM ET?
Thumbnail 76ers vs. Thunder Prediction Will the under cash for bettors when the Thunder host the 76ers as double-digit favorites tonight at 8:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Hawks vs. Wizards Prediction Will tonight's Hawks and Wizards matchup at 8:00PM ET be high-scoring for bettors?

NBA Team Pages