Found August 30, 2013 on
Beyond The Buzzer:
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Toronto Raptors waived 13-year NBA veteran, Quentin Richardson, and the Memphis Grizzlies waived 23-year0old, Fab Melo, Wednesday.
The Raptors acquired Richardson in the deal that sent Andrea Bargnani to the Knicks back in July. The 33-year-old appeared in just one game for New York last season.
The Grizzlies acquired Melo in a deal with the Celtics in early August that sent a non-guaranteed contract (Donte Green) and cash to Boston. In his rookie year, the center averaged 1.2 points in 6 games for the Celtics last season.
Both players will be placed on waivers for 48 hours. If no team picks them up, they will become free agents.
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If you’re counting at home, add the Toronto Raptors to the list of teams who have to experienced a quick stay with Quentin Richardson.
Richardson, who was thrown into the Knicks-Raptors trade for salary purposes, has been released by the Raptors, according to a source who told Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
Toronto has waived Quentin Richardson, league source tells Y! Sports...
Well that didn’t last long.
The Memphis Grizzlies waived Fab Melo on Friday, two weeks after sending forward Donte Greene to the Boston Celtics to acquire the big-man.
Melo was the 22nd pick in 2012 after two seasons at Syracuse. He appeared in only six games for the Celtics, averaging 1.2 points and 6 minutes per game.
Melo also played in the NBA D-League, playing in 33 games...
Chicago Bulls: Bulls Should Pick Up Fab Melo
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher
Second year center, Fab Melo, who was drafted 22nd in the 2012 NBA Draft by the Celtics and was recently traded to the Grizzlies, has just been waived by the Grizzlies. The 2012 Big East Defensive Player of the Year is still quite raw and only played 36 minutes during his entire rookie season and...
Fab Melo has been waived by the Memphis Grizzlies.
Melo was recently acquired from the Boston Celtics via trade.
Melo was a first round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.
Quentin Richardson has been waived by the Toronto Raptors.
Richardson was acquired by the Raptors via sign-and-trade from the Knicks in the July deal involving Andrea Bargnani.
Considering I didn’t even know Fab was on the Grizzlies, I would say his time there was a failure.
Memphis has waived center Fab Melo, league source tells Y! Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) August 30, 2013
Rudy Gay saw his shooting numbers steadily decline in the last few years so the Raptors small forward got laser eye surgery to correct his vision.
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Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas got the Kung Fu treatment courtesy of Reddit, and we couldn’t be more happy about about it. This is exactly why the Internet was invented.
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Below are two pictures that Amir posted to his Instagram account of him hanging out with a tiger and riding an elephant:
Memphis Grizzlies: Memphis Should Trade For Austin Rivers
By Mike Elworth: Owner/Publisher
Memphis Trades: Kosta Koufas
Memphis Receives: Austin Rivers and Jeff Withey
- The Grizzlies traded Darrell Arthur for Kosta Koufas earlier in the off season and although he was the starting center for the Nuggets last season, with Memphis already having one of the best centers in the NBA,...
Sometimes, YouTube clips just explain themselves and to the person who decided to mash-up the audio of the classic hit “Kung Fu Fighting” with a clip of Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas, deserves a medal:
A freaking medal!!!!!
While other pros share photos and videos of themselves working out or partying, normal off-season activities, Raptors Amir Johnson has something a little more interesting for us. Check him out atop a giant elephant and casually hanging out with a tiger while on a recent trip somewhere beautiful. Call us next time, Amir.
Over the last couple of years, NBA stars such as Kobe Bryant and LeBron James have seeked the help of legendary Houston Rockets center Hakeem Olajuwon to help them with their game.
Now, Toronto Raptors forward Rudy Gay is the latest player to join that club as seen in the below Instagram video:
Rudy Gay works out with Hakeem Olajuwon [Beyond The Buzzer]
Rudy Gay image courtesy...
So, a sports agent and a minority-percentage owner of the Memphis Grizzlies team up for a video shoot… Jay Z dropped the latest imagery for the lead title off of his summer album release, “Magna Carter Holy Grail.” Continuing on his theme of #NewRules, the Anthony Mandler directed “Holy Grail” video was dropped on his Facebook page which has over 17 million fans.