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DIONTE CHRISTMAS RUMORS

Suns waive guard Dionte Christmas

The Phoenix Suns, who appear well set in the backcourt, waived guard Dionte Christmas on Thursday. Christmas averaged 2.3 points, 1.2 rebounds and 6.4 minutes while appearing in 31 games last season as an NBA rookie. The Suns recently signed free agent guard Isaiah Thomas, who joins third-team All-NBA point guard Goran Dragic and, potentially, restricted free agent guard Eric Bledsoe...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns release Dionte Christmas

  The Phoenix Suns ended Christmas early this summer by waiving fan and locker room favorite Dionte Christmas. Christmas was on a non-guaranteed contract for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. The move will save the Suns $816,482 this year. However with the glut of guards and small forwards, including the two new first round picks from this years draft Tyler Ennis and T.J. Warren...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dionte Christmas back in the NBA?

Our old friend Dionte Christmas has a chance to make a roster spot this up and coming season. I wish it was with the Celtics. Last summer, playing for the Celtics, he averaged 14 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 assists in Las Vegas, while averaging 12 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists in Orlando Summer League. I wanted us to keep him, but with the Courtney Lee trade, we ended up releasing...
Via Celtics Life
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Dionte Christmas Signs with CSKA Moscow

The deal is done and @dchristmas22 will be announced soon as the new player of @cskabasketball taking the place of Nicholas #Euroleague — Eurohoops.net (@Eurohoopsnet) October 30, 2012 Dionte Christmas will continue his career with CSKA Moscow, according to Eurohoops on Twitter. Christmas will replace Drew Nicholas who did not play up to the expectations of the coaching staff...

Celtics cut Christmas and Smith

Dionte Christmas and Jamar Smith cut from the Celtics roster according to NBA source. #celticstalk PGL at 7p — Gary Tanguay (@Gary_Tanguay) October 16, 2012Sources tell me Kris Josepf has made #Celtics They have waived Smith and Christmas @alexkennedynba @ericpincus @zachlowe_nba @stevekylernba— Peter Yannopoulos (@PeteYannopoulos) October 16, 2012My guess is this was done to...
Via Celtics Life
October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Dionte Christmas posts an NFL meme poking fun at the replacement refs

I got a good laugh when I saw this. Thanks to Dionte Christmas for retweeting this NFL meme (with a Celtics reference) to his followers: “@osu45804: @dchristmas22 Replacement Refs twitpic.com/ay3r2g”<<LMAO!..— Dionte Christmas (@Dchristmas22) September 25, 2012
Via Celtics Life
September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Player Profiles - Dionte Christmas

Height: 6'5.5"Weight: 211 lbsWingspan: 6'9"Standing Reach: 8' 6.5"Max Vertical: 33.5" Dionte Christmas opened a lot of eyes with his play in Summer League. He was originally scheduled to play with the Celtics in Orlando and then was going to play with the Suns in Vegas. But, things went so well with the Celtics, he stayed with them through both...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Some Random Dionte Christmas Thoughts

During Summer League, Dionte Christmas was the talk of Celtics Nation. He played very well, showing range, good defensive skills and the ability to handle the ball. His play in Orlando and Vegas landed him a partially guaranteed contract with the Celtics. Most of us are excited to see him play in the preseason and feel that it would be good to keep him on the team because of...

Christmas & “Show Ya Love” win Rumph Classic

Last weekend, Dionte Christmas and his “Show Ya Love” squad won the 7th annual Rumph Classic held in Philadelphia. The tournament, named in memory of Danny Rumph, is held each year as a tribute to him.  Rumph, who graduated from Parkway High in 2001, and went on to play hoops for Western Kentucky University, sadly passed away from Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy at the age of...
Via Red's Army
August 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Dionte Christmas Wins the Title (Sort of)

The Daily Times reports that Celtics new signee, Dionte Christmas, led a trio of former Temple players on a team called "Take Your Game To Another Level" to win the Delco Pro-Am title with a 67-62 victory. The tournament took place at Haverford College just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One of Christmas' teammates was former Knick, Mardy Collins, who played...
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