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Danny Ferry once called Bonzi Wells the “N-word”

Jason Whitney Former Sacramento Bee sports writer Martin McNeal  tweeted out a previous incident about Danny Ferry that will surely not be helping his cause. Ferry, who according to Yahoo Sports may have triggered the racist events that have led to the huge falling out of Atlanta’s hierarchy, reportedly has a sketchy past. Back in 2002, Bonzi Wells spit […] Sports-Kings -...
Via Sports-Kings
7 days ago  |  Discuss

This is not Danny Ferry's first race-related controversy

In November 2002, Bonzi Wells spit on Danny Ferry during a Blazers win over the Spurs. This incident was added to the That's Bonzi! oeuvre straight away. He was also suspended for one game. Four years later, as Bonzi starred for the one of the meanest teams in modern history -- the Ron Artest-Bonzi Kings -- Sacramento Bee columnist Marty McNeal wrote a story about Bonzi'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

T-Wolves waive veteran Wells

The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived veteran guard Bonzi Wells two days before the start of the NBA season. Wells, who was attempting a comeback after leaving the NBA in 2008, has played in China and Puerto the past two years. The Timberwolves gave Wells a look in their two preseason games. He averaged 1.5 points and 2.0 rebounds in 12.5 minutes. With the maximum 15 players...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Wolves part ways with veteran scorer Wells

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday waived training camp invitee Bonzi Wells. Wells, a 6-5 swingman, appeared in both of the Wolves preseason games, averaging 1.5 points and 2.0 rebounds in 12.5 minutes per game. The 10-year NBA veteran (1998-2008) has career averages of 12.1 ppg, 4.6 rpg and 2.6 apg. He spent five-plus seasons with Portland and also saw action with...
Via Fox Sports North
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Well-traveled Wells attempting NBA comeback

MINNESOTA Bonzi Wells signed a camp contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves this preseason, but he knows it doesn't guarantee him anything. After all, nothing in the NBA is guaranteed. Wells learned that the hard way.At 35 years old, Wells is a well-traveled veteran. He spent 10 seasons with five different teams from 1998 to 2008. When the 2007-08 season was over, Wells'...
Via Fox Sports North
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Bonzi Wells?

Apparently we signed him thru training camp.. Thoughts?
Via Timberwolves Central
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves sign… Bonzi Wells?

The Minnesota Timberwolves continue to add to their history of head-scratching moves and have signed veteran forward Bonzi Wells to a free agent contract, according to the Washington Post: The forward signed his camp contract Thursday, allowing him to try to mount a comeback but not guaranteeing a spot on the team. The 35-year-old Wells [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Bonzi's back: Timberwolves sign G/F Wells

The Minnesota Timberwolves are taking a chance on Bonzi Wells, signing the veteran swingman to a deal despite the fact he hasn't played in an NBA game since 2008.Wells officially signed his contract Thursday. The 35-year-old will provide some depth at shooting guard for the Timberwolves.Wells was a controversial figure during his first NBA go-around, spending six years in Portland...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Timberwolves sign Bonzi Wells, Malcolm Lee

The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed veteran Bonzi Wells, who hasn't played in an NBA game since 2008. Wells signed his contract Thursday, the same day the Timberwolves completed a three-year deal with second-round pick Malcolm Lee. The 35-year-old Wells earned a reputation as a hothead during his earlier years with the Portland Trail Blazers. But he connected with new Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Bonzi Wells Looking to Make NBA Comeback With Timberwolves

The immortal Bonzi Wells is getting another shot to make a comeback to the League, having received a training camp invite from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Reports the Star Tribune: “Now, after playing in China in 2008-09, Puerto Rico in 2009-10 and not at all last season, he is seeking one last chance, mostly so he can leave professional basketball on his own terms. ‘I really...
Via SLAM Online
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss
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