Hawks sign Elton Brand to one-year deal

Monday July 15th, 2013

The Atlanta Hawks signed veteran Elton Brand to a one-year deal. B. Sevald/Einstein/Getty Images) The Atlanta Hawks signed veteran forward Elton Brand to a one-year deal. (B. Sevald/Einstein/Getty Images)

The Atlanta Hawks signed free agent forward Elton Brand to a one-year deal, the team announced Monday.

Financial terms were not disclosed, per team policy.

Brand, 34, averaged seven points and six rebounds in 21 minutes per game last season for the Dallas Mavericks.

“Elton brings a veteran presence both on and off the court and is a welcomed addition to our locker room,” Hawks president of Basketball Operations and general manager Danny Ferry said. “His ability to play center or power forward will give our frontcourt a great deal of versatility and we think he will be an outstanding fit to our program.”

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