PHILADELPHIA (AP) The 76ers have re-signed free agent forward Elton Brand.
The team announced the signing on Wednesday, bringing back a veteran who played 17 games and averaged 4.1 points with Philadelphia last season. Brand hasn't averaged more than 20 minutes per game since 2012-2013.
The two-time NBA All-Star has played 17 seasons. He played four seasons with the Sixers from 2008 to 2012.
Brand was the first overall pick in 1999, for the Chicago Bulls. He won rookie of the year. He played seven seasons with the Clippers and also had stints with the Hawks and Mavericks.