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Elton Brand
Drafted by Chicago Bulls in Round 1, pick 1
Position: Power Forward
College: Duke
Conference: ACC
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 275
Age: 20
Birthdate: 3/11/79
High School: Peekskill, NY

*Early entry

CAREER STATISTICS
SEASON G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AVG AST BLK STL PTS AVG
1997-98 21 100 169 .592 81 134 .604 154 7.3 10 27 32 281 13.4
1998-99 39 255 411 .620 181 256 .707 382 9.8 41 86 49 691 17.7
Totals 60 355 580 .612 262 390 .672 536 8.9 51 113 81 972 16.2

HIGHLIGHTS
CAREER
• Ranks 1st in fg %, 5th in blocked shots
• Member of last summerís Goodwill Games Team that won the gold medal in New York
• Avg 17.0 ppg,. 7.6 rebounds and shot 65% from the field
• As a high school senior, named first team Parade All America and second team USA Today All America
1998-99 (Sophomore)
• Named the Sporting News, Associated Press, NABC, USBWA, Naismith and Wooden National Player of the year
• Just the 4th unanimous AP first team All American of the 90s
• ACC Player of the Year
• ACC Tournament MVP
• All-East Region
• All-Final Four
• Named USA Basketballís Man of the Year
• One of three collegians added to the roster for this summerís Olympic qualifier in Puerto Rico
• Led the ACC in fg %, 2nd in rebounding, 2nd in scoring, 4th in blocked shots
• Ranked 4th nationally in fg%, 19th in rebounding
• Scored career high 33 points vs Virginia Ė grabbed career high 21 rebounds vs Fresno State
• The 21 boards was the most by a Blue Devil since Randy Denton grabbed 25 in 1970
1997-98 (Freshman)
• Named AP honorable mention All America
• Missed 15 games with a broken left foot
• Led the Blue Devils in rebounding, 3rd in scoring

Information courtesy of Turner Sports



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