Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Maccabi signed Elton Brown
Maccabi Tel Aviv signed Elton Brown(2.06-PF/C) and they announced it via their official website. He graduated from Virginia in 2005 averaging 12.8 points and 8.1 rebounds in 29 games. He then participated in a few summer camps including the Portsmouth Invitational and then signed his first pro contract in Greece with Makedonikos but left as the team went bankrupt. He moved on to the NBDL and then played for Menorca.
He then proceed taking part in numerous summer camps and trying to earn his way into the NBA but always ending up in the NBDL. Last season he played for Hapoel Holon and in this NBA pre-season appeared in two preseason games with the Bulls and averaged 2.5 ppg and 2.0 rpg in 8.0 mpg. He participated in the 2008 Vegas Summer League with the Denver Nuggets, averaging a double-double, posting 13.4 ppg and 10.0 rpg in five appearances.