A.J. HAMMONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Purdue center A.J. Hammons will return for junior season

The 2013-14 season was a disappointing one for Purdue, with Matt Painter’s Boilermakers finishing 15-17 overall and 5-13 in Big Ten play. Among the players expected to lead the way next season for a group that hopes to turn things around is center A.J. Hammons, who on Wednesday announced that he’ll be returning to West Lafayette for his junior season. As a sophomore Hammons...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue C A.J. Hammons makes correct decision about NBA draft

Yes, as frustrating and inconsistent as A.J. Hammons has been, he’ll probably be drafted. Likely even in the first round in ’15. This year…no chance. Sports Illustrated claims that 17% of the population which is 7 feet or taller play in the NBA. H/T to my Twitter follow/er @coloradojimw So he made the correct decision to stay in school yesterday.  As you watch teams play the...
Via The Sports Bank
7 days ago  |  Discuss

HE’S BACK: AJ Hammons returns to Purdue

  He’s back! As first reported by…wait for it…the fantastic pros at Gold and Black Illustrated, AJ Hammons will be returning to Purdue for his junior year. Center A.J. Hammons will return to #Purdue for his junior season, http://t.co/DMak7bb69q has learned. — GoldandBlack.com (@GoldandBlackcom) April 16, 2014 Despite AJ’s self-acknowledged flaws, this is the best news...
Via Boiled Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

’13-’14 YEAR IN REVIEW: AJ Hammons

2013-2014 season recap 11:59pm, April 27, 2014. That’s what AJ Hammons’ 2013-2014 season has boiled down to. A deadline in late April, where he has to decide whether to pursue his (very lucrative) dream of professional basketball at its highest level or return to a place he seemingly enjoys to hone his craft for one more year. Contrary to what some Twitter trolls would have us...
Via Boiled Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

That one time Purdue fans got catfished about AJ Hammons and the NBA Draft

Sit down, young lads and lasses. Let Uncle Aneesh tell you a tale about how a fake Twitter account can crap out rumors like nobody’s business. Enter: Jeremy Smith, aka Jeremy SmithNBAHoops, aka @JSmithNBAHoops. Self-described as an “NBA Hoops Writer/Draft Analyst” from New York City.   First, this: Purdue’s AJ Hammons will declare for the NBA draft and will forgo his two...
Via Boiled Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive Interview: P.J. Thompson, Point Guard, Purdue University

The Purdue Boilermakers lost Ronnie Johnson due to transfer following their loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Big Ten tournament this year. It is a big loss, but they have his replacement coming in their recruiting class of 2014. P.J. Thompson committed to Purdue, and agreed to do an exclusive interview with SportsGlory.com. We hope that you enjoy this interview. Q. Thanks for...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss

After thrashing Indiana, Purdue basketball’s future looks optimistic

Purdue basketball fans stayed in Mackey Arena until the very end of the game Saturday night, despite the fact that the game was far out of reach 6 minutes into the second half. Purdue took it to Indiana winning 82-64. The Boilermakers’ senior guard Sterling Carter showed a spark that’s been lacking for the team all season. Coming out of the second half, Carter scored Purdue...
Via isportsweb.com
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue’s A.J. Hammons Suspended Three Games for Violating Team Rules

  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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Purdue suspends C Hammons

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  |  Discuss

New season, new Hammons

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.
Via purdue.scout.com
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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