Robert Griffin III is considered a trend setter. After being drafted with the second pick overall in the 2012 NFL Draft, the NFL changed their rule, allowing players to wear suffixes with their last names on the back of their jerseys. Then last season, Roger Mason, Jr. got the NBA to grant him the same privilege with the help of Miami Heat. Mason happened to have spent part of his...
A few days ago, the backcourt of the Washington Wizards were in the news as they were cut from Team USA. Now one of their teammates is making news as well.
Forward Drew Gooden is half Finnish and has a citizenship in Finland. So Gooden is eligible to play for the Finland national basketball team and according to Jorge Castillo, he plans on playing.
Drew Gooden is indeed planning...
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32 year old Drew Gooden has been a major surprise for the Washington Wizards since he was signed to a ten day contract. In fact, Gooden has been playing so well that the Wizards first signed him to another 10 day contract and subsequently signed him for the rest of the season. In his eleven games with the Wizards Gooden is averaging 10 points...
MILWAUKEE -- When training camp rolled around and he was still sitting at home without a job offer, Drew Gooden had to do a bit of soul searching.
He was about to get paid $13.36 million over the next two years to sit at home by the Milwaukee Bucks after the team used the amnesty provision to release him in July.
Was it worth it to stay in shape in case a team came calling?
Drew Gooden’s ‘breakout’ performance: worthy of an extended grace period? [original image via Abdullah's iOS] It took Drew Gooden three games and 16 minutes of burn to finally collect his first points as a member of DC’s pro ball team, an open deep corner two via Al Harrington kick out pass (re-looping 6 second video […]The post Is Drew Good-enough for (at least) 240 more...
Rusty off a 10-month hiatus from the league after getting amnestied by the Milwaukee Bucks last season, Drew Gooden is (back) in D.C. to suit up for the franchise he shunned four years ago. Refresher: In 2010, Gooden was acquired by the Wizards along with Josh Howard as contingents in that mammoth-sized, Big 3 destroying […]
The Washington Wizards have signed Drew Gooden to a 10-day contract.
“We will rely on all of our frontcourt players to step up and contribute as we go through this stretch without Nene,” said Grunfeld. “Signing Drew gives us size, shooting ability and experience to add to that mix.”
Gooden (6-10, 230) has played 11 seasons with Memphis, Orlando, Cleveland, Chicago, Sacramento...
February 26, 2014
Drew Gooden has agreed to join the Washington Wizards on a 10-day contract.
Gooden is expected to sign the deal and join the team in time for Thursday's game against the Toronto Raptors.
The Wizards are in need of frontcourt depth after losing forward Nene to a sprained left MCL. Nene is expected to be sidelined about six weeks.
Trevor Booker started in Nene's place Tuesday night...
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February 25, 2014