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TARIK BLACK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rockets sign undrafted Tarik Black to partially guaranteed two-year contract

As expected, Tarik Black went undrafted, but he caught on with the Rockets’ summer-league teams and showed some promise. The 6-foot-8 power forward is athletic and plays hard, though he lacks refinement. Maybe he’s a developmental prospect. After four years in college – three at Memphis followed by one at Kansas – Black doesn’t scream upside.
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarik Black Signs Partially Guaranteed Deal With Rockets

The Houston Rockets signed Tarik Black to a two-year, partially guaranteed contract, a league source told RealGM. The Rockets announced the signing on Wednesday afternoon. Black, a 6-foot-8 forward, played 13 games for Houston in the July summer league. After three seasons at Memphis, Black transferred to the University of Kansas where he averaged 5.5 points and 3.9 rebounds per...
Via RealGM
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarik Black to play with Houston Rockets in NBA Summer League

While 60 names were called on Thursday night, Tarik Black knew his opportunity would come. Despite not getting picked in the 2014 NBA Draft, Black knew he’d land on the team that gave him the best place for him to succeed. Early Friday, Tarik Black tweeted out the following, letting his fans know that a deal was on the way. For those worried or wondering, I can’t announce anything...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tarik Black tweets that no one should be worried about him

Sixty names were called Thursday night in the 2014 NBA Draft. While two Jayhawks were picked in the first three, none were drafted in the last 57. Tarik Black still remains hopeful he’ll end up with an NBA squad. Early Friday, Tarik Black tweeted out the following, letting his fans know that he couldn’t announce anything yet. For those worried or wondering, I can’t announce...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas Bench Goes Nuts After Tarik Black Throws Down Monster Dunk

It is not unusual for a bench to react after a player does something on the court--like dunk on someone so hard he gets knocked on his behind. So when the Jayhawks bench went nuts after Tarik Black posterized one of the Longhorns Saturday it shouldn't be surprising.Than again, it was one heck of a celebration... It started out as a pretty good game; eight minutes in and the...
Via FatManWriting
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Tarik Black’s tattoo is touched by Jane Seymour’s Open Hearts

Kansas Jayhawks forward Tarik Black has a tattoo that looks a lot like Jane Seymour's Open Hearts on his shoulder. Big guys have feelings too.
Via Gamedayr
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Transfer Tarik Black looks for fresh start with Jayhawks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- How is it that a guy like Tarik Black, who averaged just 8.1 points and 4.8 rebounds a game last season at Memphis, became such a hot commodity last spring when he announced his plans to transfer? Remember, this is a guy who walked out on a practice last November and was suspended for a game. And this is a guy who was once a top 50 recruit at Memphis but eventually...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Kansas lands transfer Tarik Black from Memphis

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Memphis forward Tarik Black is transferring to Kansas and will be eligible to play immediately. Black has graduated from Memphis and has one year of eligibility left. Last season, Black started five of 32 games played for Memphis and averaged 8.1 points and 4.8 rebounds. His 58.9 field goal percentage was second on the team. He had 20 blocked shots and 22 steals...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Kansas lands transfer Tarik Black

Memphis forward Tarik Black is transferring to Kansas and will be eligible to play immediately. Black has graduated from Memphis and has one year of eligibility left. Last season, Black started five of 32 games played for Memphis and averaged 8.1 points and 4.8 rebounds. His 58.9 field goal percentage was second best on the team. He had 20 blocked shots and 22 steals at the power...
Via AP on Fox
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss
THE LURE OF KANSAS

Tarik Black to Kansas?

Everything is coming up Kansas these days. A week after landing 2013′s prize recruit, Andrew Wiggins, Bill Self appears to have landed the nation’s most talked about transfer in Tarik Black.

Via SCACC Hoops
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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