The operation was performed by orthopedic surgeon Craig Morgan
in Wilmington, Del. Brand, 28, injured the tendon during his daily
workout last Friday.
He averaged 20.5 points and 9.3 rebounds last season.
While there has been no timetable set for his return to the
court, he is expected to miss at least the first several months of
He will wear a cast for six weeks, then a walking boot for