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VIDEO: Wizards Media Day 2014

Disclaimer: This video may get you unreasonably super-psyched for Wizards basketball. “High expectations.” “Targets on our backs.” A chip on our shoulders.” These are how the Wizards describe their mindset going into the 2014-15 season. Check out what Drew Gooden, Nene, DeJuan Blair, Bradley Beal, and John Wall had to say in a short video […] The post VIDEO: Wizards Media...
Via Hoop District
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

DGIII? Drew Gooden has an adjustment to his jersey this season

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...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews: Drew Gooden

2013-2014 Key Stats Games played, started: 22, 0 Total minutes, per game: 395, 18.0 Points per game: 8.3 Field goals: 76-143 (.531) 3-point FG pct: .412 Rebounds per 36 minutes 10.4 What could be deemed as the greatest 10-day contract signing of all time, the Wizards made a move that completely altered the direction of […] The post Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews: Drew Gooden appeared...
Via Hoop District
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Gooden To Represent Finland in FIBA World Cup

Washington Wizards power forward, Drew Gooden, 32, will represent Finland at FIBA World Cup Spain 2014;Finland start their FIBA World Cup Spain 2014 campaign against United States on August 30 inside the Bizakaia Arena in Greater Bilbao. Gooden, whose mother is Finnish, has NBA career averages of 11.7 points per game, 7.5 rebounds, whilst shooting 46 percent from the...
Via Overtime
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Drew Gooden to play for Finland in World Cup

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...
Via No Guts, No Glory
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Bucks big man Drew Gooden still motivated

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? "...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks use amnesty provision to waive Drew Gooden

The Milwaukee Bucks have waived forward Drew Gooden under the amnesty provision, the team announced Tuesday evening. Gooden, 31, had two years and 13.36 million remaining on a five-year, 32 million contract he signed with Milwaukee in 2010. While Gooden will still get paid, the Bucks won't have the money count against the salary cap. The amnesty provision was added in the collective...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Drew Gooden holds odd Twitter contest

The Bucks big man offered tickets to Monday's Milwaukee-Chicago tilt to the first person who sent him a photo of a Bulls jersey in a toilet. Someone complied.

Via Next Impulse Sports
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Gooden providing value down low for Bucks

MILWAUKEE When Andrew Bogut saw his season put on hold with a broken ankle, the Bucks had no choice but to turn to Drew Gooden to fill the void at starting center. He's struggled in his last two games, (7-of-27 from the field, 23 points, 12 rebounds) but overall, Gooden has provided adequate coverage in the low post, despite being undersized and often seemingly overmatched...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio shows off handle at charity game

OK so maybe it's not an NBA game (thank you lockout) but Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio finally got to play with his fellow NBA players at Drew Gooden's charity game and did he deliver.Rubio showed off the passing ability and dribbling skills which made him a coveted draft pick out of Spain.From behind-the-back passes, dribbling the ball between a defender's...
Via Crossover Chronicles
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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