The Goodman, Melo and Drew Leagues are getting all the pub for good summer hoops featuring NBA players. But one hidden gem (or gym) to catch a number of NBA players getting in some run is at UCLA.
The bizarre saga of Elton Brand leaving the Clippers in 2009 had an interesting wrinkle. Brand was surrendering his proximity to Hollywood. Brand had long held an interest in film, along with friend Baron Davis (who Brand had helped recruit to join the Clippers before Brand bailed for Philadelphia).
Jodie Meeks scored 22 points and Jrue Holiday added nine of his 20 in the final 6 1/2 minutes, leading the Philadelphia 76ers to a 104-94 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night.
A former Los Angeles Clippers coach owes his life to four current and former Clipper players.
Elton Brand has been anything but a bust this season for the Philadelphia 76ers.