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CHARLIE VILLANUEVA RUMORS

Ex-Detroit Piston Charlie Villanueva, now a free agent, looking for right situation

Nearly four weeks into the NBA’s free-agency period, Charlie Villanueva doesn’t have a landing spot. It’s a far cry from five seasons ago when he agreed to join the Pistons on the first day of the league’s moratorium. Villanueva, who turns 30 next month, admits to feeling the uncertainty. But he is taking a novel approach to the situation. He is starring in his own weekly...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan Gets Crazy Charlie Villanueva Tattoo on His Wrist (Photo)

It seems like fans these days are taking their obsessions with athletes a bit further than they should. After a pic of a Colin Kaepernick fan getting the QB tattooed on her back surfaced earlier today, an even more ridiculous tat made its way online via the Instagram of NBA-er Charlie Villanueva. Villanueva shared a tattoo from a super fan who got the forwards face tatted on his...
Via BlackSportsOnline
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Charlie Villanueva looks to uncertain future

It’s easy to forget, amid all the uncertainty facing the Pistons this coming offseason, there’s one virtual certainty: Charlie Villanueva will be searching for NBA employment elsewhere come July. He doesn’t fall into the category of one of the young players the Pistons should take a look at before the season mercifully winds down, so it wouldn’t be shocking to see Villanueva...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Villanueva Hopeful Of Buyout From Pistons

Charlie Villanueva is hopeful of receiving a contract buyout from the Detroit Pistons before March 1. Villanueva has already been paid two-thirds of his contract this season. He is in the final year of his deal. “Anything’s possible. Right now, it is what it is,” Villanueva said. “I wish I could help this team in any way possible, but they’re going in a different direction...
Via RealGM
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Villanueva: UConn player scammed me out of $250,000

Pistons forward Charlie Villanueva appeared in federal court Tuesday, testifying against fellow former UConn basketball star Tate George. George, whose buzzer-beater against Clemson in the 1990 NCAA tournament made him a legend in Storrs, has been accused of running a ponzi scheme and is facing federal fraud charges. Villanueva is the most high-profile witness in the case, and he...
Via NESN.com
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Why the Detroit Pistons should keep Charlie Villanueva and Jason Maxiell

Okay, so most of you are wondering if I am on any medication after reading the title of this piece. Well I am here to tell you I am completely sober writing this and I am also here to tell you it would be in the organization’s best interest to hold onto the two big men. There’s one thing we know for sure about the Pistons last season and that is coach Frank’s mistake to not...
Via isportsweb.com
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons' Charlie Villanueva Ejected After Hard Foul (VIDEO)

Charlie Villanueva fouled a driving Isaiah Thomas hard and sent Thomas sprawling to the floor.  The foul let to some brief shoving and Villanueva's ejection, but no one was hurt.  The foul is not likely to lead to a suspension for Villanueva which is good news for the Detroit Pistons.  Watch the video and you be the judge if he should have been ejected. Villanueva provides...
Via NBA Injury News
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit's Villanueva ejected for flagrant foul

Charlie Villanueva has been ejected from Detroit's game against Sacramento for a flagrant foul in the second quarter. Isaiah Thomas drove the lane and was knocked hard to the floor by Villanueva. Thomas then got up appeared to swing his right arm quickly at Villanueva. Officials reviewed the play on video and ejected Villanueva. Thomas was not penalized. Villanueva was having...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlie Villanueva defends himself after being cut by Dominican team for being out of shape

Charlie Villanueva reportedly was cut from the Dominican Republic basketball team for being out of shape, and he’s attempting to defend himself in response. The Pistons forward only played 13 games for the Pistons this season because of injury, and he hasn’t been a part of the Dominican team workouts recently. According to FIBA, Villanueva had a private work out for the team...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss
HE AIN'T HEAVY...

NBA player defends his conditioning

It was reported that Charlie Villanueva was cut from the Dominican Republic's national team because he was out of shape, but he ranted on Twitter that that is simply not the case. 

Via Guyism
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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