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ROBERT UPSHAW RUMORS

Los Angeles Lakers: Could Upshaw be a steal?

The draft has come and gone, and rookies such as D’Angelo Russell & Julius Randle in addition to talented sophomores like Jordan Clarkson and Tarik Black are preparing to suit up for the Los Angeles Lakers in the Las Vegas Summer League that starts Friday. While these youngsters are sure to draw most of the attention, another player that Lakers coaches and scouts will be keeping...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is the Los Angeles Lakers’ Robert Upshaw?

PALO ALTO, CA – JANUARY 04: Michael Humphrey #10 of the Stanford Cardinal blocks a shot taken by Robert Upshaw #24 of the Washington Huskies at Maples Pavilion on January 4, 2015 in Palo Alto, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) There has been a lot of buzz in Lakerland the past few days about the Los Angeles Lakers’ signing of center Robert Upshaw to their Summer...
Via The Sports Journal
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Upshaw believes he's worth the risk, but will NBA teams?

For as long as he can remember, Robert Upshaw, the 7-foot University of Washington shot-blocking savant who has the biggest boom-bust potential in the 2015 NBA Draft, has been big. He remembers in first grade, when he was the same height as his teacher. He remembers later in elementary school, when his size started getting him in trouble. It was always on Fridays. The night before...
Via Fox Sports
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft prospect Robert Upshaw flagged for heart condition at combine, could fall to Celtics

We told you a little about potential draft prospect Robert Upshaw back when the Celtics interviewed him at the NBA Draft Combine last month. Upshaw is a 7' tall, 260 pound beast in the low post, who averaged 4.5 blocks per game last year at Washington University before being dismissed from the Huskies for "breaking team rules". Armed with a ton of upside, there is also plenty of...
Via Celtics Life
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft Profile: Robert Upshaw

Can teams look past the off-court issues and select Robert Upshaw in the first round? TeamWashington YearSophomore PositionCenter Age21 Height7-0 Weight250 Big Board Ranking30 Draft ProjectionLate-first/Early-second round Strengths Elite shot-blocker; was leading the NCAA before his dismissal Double-double threat every night Defensive positioning both on and off ball Shows some...
Via The Lottery Mafia
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Upshaw Considering Playing In D-League

Robert Upshaw is giving serious thought to playing in the D-League this season following his dismissal from the University of Washington's basketball program. After his dismissal from Washington, Upshaw’s inner-circle has begun the agent selection process, sources told Yahoo Sports. The NBA does not allow players enrolled at the beginning of a school year to make the immediate...
Via RealGM
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington center Robert Upshaw dismissed from program

  Washington has dismissed center Robert Upshaw, the national leader in blocked shots, from its program for a violation of team rules. Washington coach Lorenzo Romar announced the dismissal Monday afternoon. No other details were given by the school. ''We wish Rob well as he moves forward in his life, and we will do our best to support him in the future,'' Romar said in a statement...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington dismisses C Robert Upshaw from program

SEATTLE (AP) Washington has dismissed center Robert Upshaw, the national leader in blocked shots, from its program for a violation of team rules. Washington coach Lorenzo Romar announced the dismissal Monday afternoon. No other details were given by the school. ''We wish Rob well as he moves forward in his life, and we will do our best to support him in the future,'' Romar said...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Basketball Center Robert Upshaw Has Been Dismissed From The Team

Washington basketball has gotten off to an up-and-down start this season. After opening the year 11-0, the Huskies lost their next four games, and currently sit at 14-5 with a 3-4 record in the Pac-12. Things won’t be getting easier from here for Lorenzo Romar’s team. Minutes ago, the head coach announced that 7-foot center Robert Upshaw is no longer with the program. UW’s...
Via College Spun
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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