Elton Brand Plans To Return For 16th Season

Elton Brand to return.

Elton Brand, 35, isn’t ready to call it quits just yet.

Elton Brand intends to play a 16th NBA season.

The veteran center, who spent last season with the Hawks after signing a one-year contract, will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. He told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Monday that he has no plans to retire.

Brand averaged 5.7 points and 4.9 rebounds in nearly 20 minutes a game this past season.