On Pro Bball Report last week: Honoring Vince Carter, #WeTheFourth, Cavaliers streaking, rookie Bruno Caboclo, Raptors winning, Chuck Hayes’ impact, pre- and postgame stories and more.
Chuck Hayes has the respect of the Toronto Raptors coaching staff and his teammates because he is always prepared. He does his homework before every game and he’s been in the league long enough to know the tendencies of other big men. "You do your homework early," Hayes said. "You prepare yourself and you just stay ready,"
The Toronto Raptors went into this off season looking for a big wing and a rim protector and now that the draft is over, trades have been made and free agency is substantially used up, why is the 31-year-old 6’ 5.5” (without shoes) Chuck Hayes the veteran backup center?
Raptors Coach Casey calls on the veteran center Chuck Hayes to make an impact defending the paint in short minutes. “My job is to defend,” Hayes said. “If they have a low post player that is getting a lot of easy buckets and getting our guys in foul trouble, my job is to come in there and kind of slow him down and give him a different look.”
The Sacramento Kings have agreed to a contract with forward Chuck Hayes just days after voiding a deal because of a failed physical.
Kings president of basketball operations Geoff Petrie announced the multiyear agreement Thursday night. Terms were not immediately available.
The Kings voided a $21.3 million, four-year contract with Hayes on Monday, saying he failed a physical. The...
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December 19, 2011
A recent heart exam on new Sacramento Kings big man Chuck Hayes shows an abnormality that will require further testing.
The Kings announced Thursday night that a stress echocardiogram revealed the abnormality. The former Houston Rockets forward-center signed a $21.3 million, four-year deal with the Kings last week.
Hayes averaged 3.4 points and 4.7 rebounds in 17 minutes per game...
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December 15, 2011