The 76ers have elected to use their amnesty clause on Elton Brand, according to sources. Brand has one season at $18 million left on his contract, which will come off Philadelphia's cap. The 76ers must wait until July 11th to officially amnesty Brand. Brand will go on waivers and become an unrestricted free agent if he goes unclaimed.

So, first to throw it out there was Hahn:

Alan Hahn: Hmm, Peekskill, N.Y.'s Elton Brand as a very cheap vets minimum backup to Tyson Chandler.....any takers? about 6 minutes ago

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How the hell one considers a 6'5" guy past his prime as a backup in the middle? Guy can still rebound, but backing up Tyson is loco!!!