Elton Brand, a native of Peekskill, N.Y., helped the Blue Devils to a two-year ledger of 69-6 with two ACC regular season championships, one ACC Tournament crown, an appearance in the 1999 NCAA championship game and final Associated Press national rankings of No. 3 in 1998 and No. 1 in 1999. His second and final season at Duke was highlighted by National Player of the Year honors from seven outlets along with first team All-ACC, ACC Player of the Year, first team All-America, first team ACC All-Tournament, ACC Tournament Most Valuable Player, All-NCAA East Regional and All-NCAA Final Four citations. For his 60-game collegiate career, Brand averaged 16.2 points and 8.9 rebounds per game while shooting 61.2 percent from the field. The No. 1 overall selection in the 1999 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls, Brand enjoyed a 17-year professional career that included co-Rookie of the Year (2000), NBA All-Rookie (2000), All-NBA (2006; 2nd team), NBA All-Star (2002 & 2006) and NBA Sportsmanship (2006) accolades. In 1,058 career games with the Bulls, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks, he posted career averages of 15.9 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.1 assists per contest.