Found October 27, 2011 on Waiting For Next Year:
While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at Whipping boy Larry Hughes is looking to get back in the game- “He’s also 32, though, which isn’t too far off from an NBA player’s prime. With long arms, good hands, a sometimes-there jumper, and good instincts. At least defensively, as Hughes is just six years removed from leading the NBA in steals. He really should be able to pick up where the NBA left off, and work as wing depth off the bench. This should be the case, at least, when you factor in his skills, his frame, his athleticism and age and abilities. That has rarely been a point of purpose with LH, sadly. He never really cashed in on those physical gifts, and that touch, save for his contract year in 2004-05. Though it helped to doom LeBron James’(notes) time in Cleveland, we don’t mind reminding that we were on board...

Larry Hughes seeking NBA comeback

Larry Hughes wants back in, whenever the NBA lets players back in. Hughes sat out all of last season after he failed to secure the deal that he wanted in free agency two summers ago. “Obviously, I wanted to play,” Hughes said recently. “At the same time I wanted to be stable. I didn’t want to go to a situation where it was a one-year deal, or partial guarantee deal where...

Larry Hughes Planning an NBA Comeback

The immortal Larry Hughes would like to get back into the League. Preferably, with a title contender. Via the WaPo: “Larry Hughes wants back in, whenever the NBA lets players back in. Hughes sat out all of last season after he failed to secure the deal that he wanted in free agency two summers ago. ‘Obviously, I wanted to play,’ Hughes said recently. ‘At the same time I...

Larry Hughes wants an NBA comeback. We all want an NBA comeback

Larry Hughes' last NBA turn was a 45-game stint during 2009-10 that included stops in New York and Charlotte. It was far from celebrated. And like most NBA players, past or present, he'd really like a gig during the 2011-12 NBA season. Line up, LH. The Washington Post's Michael Lee is documenting Hughes' comeback turn, mainly because Larry's finest run as an NBA...

Allen Iverson And Larry Hughes Want NBA Comebacks

Whenever this lockout ends and NBA basketball returns, former Philadelphia 76er teammates Allen Iverson and Larry Hughes want to be part of the action.  Iverson says he’ll “play for anybody.” Hughes claims he’s “still got some game left.”  While I don’t doubt that–physically–Hughes still has something left in his tank at age 32, and even Iverson at 36, I have...

Mark Dantonio Weekly Press Conference Coverage

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio held his weekly press conference Tuesday inside the Spartan Club at Spartan Stadium to preview the upcoming matchup at No. 13 Nebraska. The No. 9 Spartans (6-1, 3-0 Big Ten) and Huskers (6-1, 2-1) will kick off at 12 p.m. ET in Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, Oct. 29. The game is being televised on ESPN.

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Big game No. 4 for MSU this month

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Theres only so many times in a season that a football coach can get his team to play to an emotional peak. Michigan States Mark Dantonio has to try to do it for the third straight week -- and the fourth time this month -- when the Spartans face another crucial Big Ten game Saturday at Nebraska. Showdown-tober began on the first day of the month at Ohio State...

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