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Wizards reportedly decline option on Drew Gooden

The Washington Wizards have reportedly declined a team option on forward Drew Gooden, effectively making him an unrestricted free agent, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. Vet big man Drew Gooden is bound for the open market, league sources say, with a cap crunch forcing the Wiz to relinquish his 2016-17 option — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 7, 2016 After signing free agents...
Via KCM Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Gooden’s Pass is So Wizards

The Washington Wizards are in some type of funk after losing four of their last five games with the four losses coming by an average of 11, including back-to-back blowout losses to the Boston Celtics and the Toronto Raptors to complete season-series sweeps to both teams. Thursday’s game against the Nuggets has not gone the Wizards way either. They have fallen behind 85-69 in the...
Via KCM Sports
January 28, 2016  |  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
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Drew Gooden on Re-Signing with Wizards: ‘I Would Have Signed That Deal Blindfolded’

Forward Drew Gooden officially re-signed with the Wizards on Friday. Following his signing he told the Wizards Official Blog that he would have signed the deal “blindfolded”. “I’m excited!  Coming back I was joking I would have signed that deal blindfolded because how much I wanted to be a part of the organization.  Because of the fans, media, the energy from the crowd...
Via KCM Sports
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards sign Drew Gooden for remainder of season

Drew Gooden (usable)csnwashington.com 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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 22, 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? "It kind...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Drew Good-enough for (at least) 240 more hours of Wizards basketball?

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...
Via Hoop District
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

#GoodenFace: The 10-day experiment

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 […]
Via Hoop District
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Drew Gooden Signs 10-Day Contract With Wizards

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...
Via RealGM
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Gooden agrees to join Wizards on 10-day contract

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...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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