Here is a portion of the blog on Brand:
Thorn called it an avulsion fracture, which typically means a tendon is torn away from its bony attachment.
"He hurt his left hand about three weeks ago in a game and it's been sore ever since," said Thorn via email. "(He's a) tough guy. (It) has bothered his rebounding and pass-catching ability.
Brand leads the 40-37 Sixers in scoring (14.9), rebounding (8.4) and blocked shots (1.25).