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GIF OF THE GAME – Boston College: Hammons to Carter out of the post
GIF OF THE GAME – Eastern Michigan University: Movement and spacing and passing and wonderfulness.
Look at how beautiful those plays are. First, Hammons’ passing out of the post has been a huge point of...
[Editor's Note: The following article was written prior to last night's AJ Hammons disappearing act. Please welcome Aneesh the Swamy to the microphone. You can learn more about his brilliance here or on twitter here.]
So, it turns out that adding a 7’0” monster in the post dramatically changes the look of this Purdue team. Let me preface this by saying I love the...
Purdue center A.J. Hammons didn't disappoint in his return from suspension.
Purdue sophomore center A.J. Hammons vows to earn his teammates' trust back after suspension.
Matt Painter is turning Purdue into his kind of team.
Purdue's coach sees more versatility and more scorers. Last year's most promising freshmen, center A.J. Hammons and point guard Ronnie Johnson, are on the verge of becoming centerpieces for the future. Practices are more competitive and there's a renewed emphasis on rebounding and defense.
Hey, it's progress...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2013
A.J. Hammons, starting center for the Purdue Boilermakers was suspended for three games by head coach Matt Painter on Monday for violating team rules. Painter would not elaborate on what rules were violated but it had to be pretty serious to suspend the 7-foot, 251 pound center.
Last year Hammons was one of the best freshmen in the Big 10 averaging 10.6 points and 6 rebound per...
This is why we can't have nice things. And a 7-foot center who everyone is ready to be a mutha in '13-'14 and potentially NBA-ready is indeed a nice thing. However, AJ Hammons has found a way to fit his lanky frame into Matt Painter's doghouse yet again.
Hammons has been suspended for Purdue's exhibition games as well as the season opener on November 8 against...
Purdue coach Matt Painter suspended starting center A.J. Hammons for three games Monday for violating team rules.
Painter did not elaborate on what rules were violated.
Hammons will sit out exhibition games Oct. 30 against Indianapolis and Nov. 4 against Wayne State (Neb.) as well as the season-opener Nov. 8 against Northern Kentucky.
A year ago, Hammons was one of the Big Ten...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2013
A.J. Hammons is more athletic and more motivated than ever before. Purdue's rising sophomore center could be in line for a big season.
Purdue freshman center A.J. Hammons was a highly-regarded high-school recruit, and has shown glimpses of his tremendous talents as a Boilermaker freshman. Still, Hammons must put together a consistent effort to reach his full potential.