Brand suspended for tonight's game

Sixers forward Elton Brand will miss tonight's game in Toronto after being suspended for his flagrant foul in Tuesday night's loss to the Washington Wizards.

An NBA press release has the full details:


NEW YORK, November 24, 2010 – Elton Brand of the Philadelphia 76er’s has been suspended one game without pay for his Flagrant Foul, Penalty Two against JaVell McGee of the Washington Wizards, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations.

The incident, in which Brand made contact by shoving McGee during a layup attempt and was ejected following the Flagrant Foul, Penalty Two call, occurred with 3:32 remaining in the 4th period of the 76er’s 116-114 overtime loss to the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C.

Brand will serve his suspension tonight when the 76ers face the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre.