This July, Elton Brand signed a 79.8 million dollar contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. Coming off a serious achilles injury that kept him on the bench until the last month of the 2007-08 NBA season, Brand said he felt reborn.. "This is like a second chance. I'll be 30-something in a year or two, so it's very important to go out there and win something," he said. "I've been on the youngest team in the league, the lowest-paid team in the league. And we made the best of it, but it's definitely time to win. All of the sudden you're relevant and ready to play some ball." more..