Eric Maynor was sitting in a chair, slipping on his flip-flops after the Wizards’ morning shoot-around, when Kevin Seraphin gave him a basketball and asked for a pass. Reluctantly, Maynor threw Seraphin the ball and started the countdown for a game-winner.
“Three, two, one…”
“And the Wizards lose,” Maynor shouted, as if he was broadcasting a game....
The most obvious difference between John Wall and Eric Maynor can be seen in their style of play.
Wall can be a blur relying on speed and his 6-4 frame to get to the rim and engineer a break-neck pace.
Maynor is more understated calling on his fundamental skill set to do a little bit of everything with the least bit of flair.
That's why the Wizards signed him as a free agent...
A person with knowledge of the deal says Eric Maynor has agreed to a contract with the Washington Wizards.
Maynor will serve as the backup point guard behind John Wall. Maynor's deal was confirmed a person speaking on condition of anonymity because NBA free agent deals can't be signed or announced until July 10.
Maynor also confirmed the news on his Twitter account, saying...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2013
Eric Maynor has agreed to a multi-year deal with the Washington Wizards.
Maynor was traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Portland Trail Blazers in February.
The Wizards have been searching for a backup point guard.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Eric Maynor to the Trail Blazers in return for a trade exception. Returning this season from an ACL injury, Maynor fell out of the Thunder’s rotation early in the season (averages 2.7 points), replaced by Reggie Jackson.
According to ESPN:
The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded backup point guard Eric Maynor to the Portland Trail Blazers...
Oklahoma City has traded reserve point guard Eric Maynor to the Portland Trail Blazers, according to Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears.
The Blazers' bench is super thin. Maynor, averaging 2.8 points and 2 assists, gains a little value, in only the deepest leagues.
Thunder has traded reserve point guard Eric Maynor to Blazers, a source told Y! Sports.
— Marc J. Spears (...
The Oklahoma City Thunder are shopping backup point guard, Eric Maynor. Averaging just 2.8 points and 2.0 assists in 10.6 minutes per game this season, the fourth-year guard is looking for more minutes.
According to Ken Berger, CBS Sports:
The Thunder are listening to offers for backup point guard Eric Maynor, who is eager for more playing time. Maynor will be a restricted free agent...
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Eric Maynor drained a 66-foot buzzer beater at the end of the third quarter during Thursday night's NBA game against the San Antonio Spurs.
The long distance three-point shot by Maynor tied the game at 66 apiece. However, the Spurs got a buzzer beater of their own from guard Tony Parker at the end of regulation to win the game 86-84.
The Oklahoma City Thunder were trailing by as many as 10 points, when they went on a little run against the San Antonio Spurs. Down by two points with 1.7 seconds remaining in the third quarter, Thunder player, Eric Maynor, tosses up a three-quarter court shot to tie the game going into the 4th quarter. [...]The post Eric Maynor’s Three-Quarter Court Buzzer-Beater (Video) appeared...
The 2012 calendar year Eric Maynor took a tragic turn for the worse during the Oklahoma Thunder’s game against the Houston Rockets last Saturday when he tore the ACL in his right knee during a drive to the basket in the 4th quarter. The injury has ended the Thunder backup guard’s season and it’s difficult [...]