Blazers reportedly determined to trade Festus Ezeli

Festus Ezeli’s time with the Portland Trail Blazers may be finished before he’s even able to suit up in a single game for them.ESPN’s Marc Stein reports on Sunday that the Blazers are determined to move the 27-year-old big man before the February 23 trade deadline and are pitching him to teams who are far below the salary floor.Ezeli is in Year 1 of a two-year, $15.1 million...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Frustrated Blazers told Festus Ezeli to cut out team meetings

Things are not going well in Portland. The struggling Trail Blazers are 15-21 after a summer of high hopes and expectations, and that frustration has spilled over into the locker room. Center Festus Ezeli has been something of a focal point. Ezeli was signed for two years and $15.2 million in the offseason, but knee problems have prevented him from playing a single game for the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Warriors Talk - Festus Ezeli 5.15.16

Festus Ezeli addresses the media following Sunday's practice.
Via YouTube
May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Festus Ezeli has a little fun with Warriors teammate Andre Iguodala

Festus Ezeli warned Andre Iguodala to sleep with one eye open after an April Fools’ Day prank went viral. He delivered on the warning, too, smashing a cake on Iguodala’s head for a wicked dose of revenge. No seriously: A.) It’s an entire cake. B.) He slams it like he’s in a dunk contest. Ezeli captured the whole thing on Instagram: @Andre HAPPY April Fools...
Via The Sports Daily
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Festus Ezeli zings NCAA over free wi-fi tweet

The NCAA drew some negative PR after it tweeted that student-athletes participating in this year’s NCAA Tournament would be receiving free wi-fi at “all team hotels,” and Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli took to Twitter and offered quite the zinger at the controversial organization. The NCAA provides free wi-fi to student-athletes at all of the team hotels during...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

The extension dilemma: Festus Ezeli and the Warriors

In addition to training camps and preseason games going on across the league this month, it’s time for draftees of the Class of 2012 to negotiate extensions with their teams. If no deal is reached by Oct. 31, then the player will become a restricted free agent next July 1. Some deals, like those for franchise cornerstones Anthony Davis and Damian Lillard, have already been struck...
Via The Sports Post
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Festus Ezeli brings championship trophy to Vanderbilt

The NBA champion Golden State Warriors have paraded the shiny gold Larry O’Brien trophy all over the place during this off-season. When it was center Festus Ezeli’s turn to show off the “championship gold” he took it back to Nashville to share it with his “family” at Vanderbilt. Ezeli hit up SEC Network with a cheering crowd in the background, before joining in the festivities...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors C Ezeli suspended for altercation with Hansbrough

NEW YORK -- Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli was suspended for one game without pay Saturday for initiating an altercation with Toronto's Tyler Hansbrough on Friday night. Ezeli pushed Hansbrough in the throat after they tangled under the basket late in the third quarter in Golden State's blowout victory in Toronto. Hansbrough responded by chasing after Ezeli, shoving him...
Via Associated Press
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tyler Hansbrough, Festus Ezeli ejected for fight

By Larry Brown Tyler Hansbrough and Festus Ezeli were ejected from Friday’s Raptors-Warriors game after getting into a scrap towards the end of the third quarter when Golden State was winning by a blowout.  Ezeli and Hansbrough were fighting down low for position, and their physical play continued as they went up the court, with Ezeli going at Hansbrough’s throat. Hansbrough...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors center Festus Ezeli can't stop losing credit card roulette at team dinners

Tucked within an interesting story about the origins of the Golden State Warriors' team chemistry, there's an amusing subplot about center Festus Ezeli's costly bout with bad luck.  The league-leading Warriors (41-9) credit much of their on-court chemistry with their enjoyment with hanging out with one another off the hardwood. In fact, according to the Wall Street Journal, a group...
Via FOX Sports
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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