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CJ LESLIE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jones: Leslie's early exit good for 'Pack, too

RALEIGH, N.C. The C.J. Leslie era is over at North Carolina State, although it's hard to pinpoint when it began. Leslie played in 99 games for the Wolfpack, but only approached his talent base on a few occasions. When Leslie was at his best, in flashes, it was quite breathtaking. At 6-foot-9 and 200 pounds, the long-armed and supremely athletic Leslie should have been a rebounding...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

NC State F C.J. Leslie entering NBA draft

North Carolina State's C.J. Leslie says he's skipping his final season and entering the NBA draft. Leslie made the announcement at a news conference Monday morning. The 6-foot-9 forward was the preseason Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year. He averaged a team-high 15 points to go with 7.4 rebounds while shooting nearly 52 percent from the floor. He was a third...
Via AP on Fox
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

C.J. Leslie Throws Down Three Highlight Reel Dunks Against FSU

North Carolina State’s C.J. Leslie is a dunking machine and he proved that Tuesday night when he threw down not one, but three moster dunks against Florida State. The first came by way of a one-handed put-back over two FSU defenders after his teammate Richard Howell missed a layup. The second and no-less-impressive dunk came off an assist from Howell to a wide open Leslie in the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: C.J. Leslie posterizes North Carolina defender

N.C. State forward C.J. Leslie is having an outstanding season with the Wolfpack. The junior is averaging 15.3 points and 6.8 rebounds per game to help lead State to a No. 18 national ranking. He has developed into one of the better all-around players in the country and he proved that again on Saturday against the rival Tar Heels.Leading 25-18 with just over six minutes to go in...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

C.J. Leslie helped save NC State wheelchair court stormer

NC State captivated the basketball world this past Saturday when they pulled off an upset over No.1, Duke.  As expected, the students rushed the court including a guy in a wheelchair, Will Privette.In an interview with USA Today, Privette told them that he had rushed the court back in 2010 when NC State beat Duke, but that time he had waited untill the major pack of people had...
Via Diehardsport
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Excited NC State fans knock over wheelchair-bound student

Check out the video. North Carolina State fans stormed the basketball court following the 84-76 win over No. 1 Duke. Look closely and you’ll see a student pushed out onto the court in a wheelchair. The excited NC State fans knock him over.
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

C.J. Leslies maturity raises N.C. State

RALEIGH, N.C. -- C.J. Leslie may finally be turning a new leaf. As the most ridiculed basketball player along Tobacco Road the last two years, and with good reason, Leslie is showing signs of maturity, growth and even the instincts of a great player. Look no further than last Saturdays rout of visiting St. Bonaventure as the latest and perhaps greatest example of his ascent. The...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Leslie key for N.C. State's NCAA chances

Physically, C.J. Leslie doesnt look much different than he did two years ago prior to the start of his freshman basketball season at NC State. Hes still 6-foot-9, lean and yet chiseled enough that he has definition. He still carries a stoic expression during games, which can sometimes be misinterpreted. But deep within, Leslie is a different person. No longer a petulant child, as...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

NC State's Leslie to return next season

Basketball standout C.J. Leslie is returning to North Carolina State for his junior season, a decision that will make the Wolfpack one of the favorites in the Atlantic Coast Conference next year. The 6-foot-8 forward averaged a team-best 14.7 points and was second with 7.3 rebounds per game. The deadline for players to declare early for the NBA Draft was April 29. ''I wanted...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss

CJ Leslie returning to NC State basketball team

Basketball standout C.J. Leslie is returning to North Carolina State for his junior season. The school issued a statement saying Leslie would discuss his decision Wednesday afternoon during a scheduled press conference. The 6-foot-8 forward averaged a team-best 14.7 points and added 7.3 rebounds per game. He led the Wolfpack this season to a 24-13 record and its first NCAA tournament...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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