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JASON MAXIELL RUMORS

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Targeting Blatche and Maxiell

After several reports of the Miami Heat being interested in highly-coveted big man Emeka Okafor as well as the lengthy Ekpe Udoh, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald has reported that Miami is now trying to add former Brooklyn Nets Center Andray Blatche or Jason Maxiell of the Detroit Pistons. Among power rotation players, the Heat has shown interest in Emeka Okafor and has considered...
Via Heat Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic waive forward Jason Maxiell

Forward Jason Maxiell was waived Friday morning by the Orlando Magic, making him the fourth player from a team that went 23-59 last season to be released this week. Maxiell, 31, was scheduled to make $2.5 million in the final year of the contract he signed with the Magic last July. By waiving him before July 10, that money is no longer owed to him and counts toward the amount the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Maxiell Waived by Magic

It has been anticipated, the Orlando Magic have officially waived Jason Maxiell as reported by the Orlando Sentinel’s Josh Robbins. The Magic have waived Jason Maxiell, as expected. — Josh Robbins (@JoshuaBRobbins) July 4, 2014 Orlando waived Maxiell prior to July 10th, which means that Jason is owed none of the $2.5 million he would have made for the ’14-’15 season. The...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Expected to Waive or Trade Jason Maxiell

Yahoo Sports’ Marc Spears is reporting that the Orlando Magic are looking to unload big man Jason Maxiell. Barring a surprise trade, Orlando will most likely waive Maxiell by July 10th. GM Rob Hennigan continues to clear cap and roster space.   The Magic is expected to waive veteran forward Jason Maxiell if he isn’t traded in the next couple of days, a source told Yahoo. ...
Via Magic Basketball Online
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic expected to waive Jason Maxiell

The Magic is expected to waive veteran forward Jason Maxiell if he isn't traded in the next couple of days, a source told Yahoo. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) June 30, 2014
Via Orlando Magic Daily
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

In Magic youth movement, Jason Maxiell became odd man out

Before the start of the Orlando Magic's 25th anniversary season, Jason Maxiell was viewed as a player who might make wearing goggles seem in vogue again. By the time April rolled around, you needed a microscope to find his playing time. Maxiell, who spent eight seasons with the Detroit Pistons prior to signing with the Magic last summer, saw his minutes dwindle to next to nothing...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic sign free agent big man Jason Maxiell

The Orlando Magic have signed free agent big man Jason Maxiell, adding a veteran presence to an injury-depleted front court. General manager Rob Hennigan announced the signing Thursday. The 30-year-old Maxiell comes from Detroit, where he appeared in 72 games last season. He was drafted in 2005 and has spent his entire eight-year NBA career with the Pistons. The 6-foot-7 Maxiell...
Via AP on Fox
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Maxiell underwent surgery for a detached retina

Jason Maxiell's season is over.  The Detroit Pistons' forward underwent season-ending surgery to repair a detached retina.  He had been suffering from blurred vision says the release on NBA.com, but the team and Maxiell did not think much of it.  He had tried eye drops, but when that didn't work, Maxiell went to a specialist. The specialist diagnosed the condition...
Via NBA Injury News
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Maxiell out for season after eye surgery

Detroit Pistons forward Jason Maxiell will miss the rest of the season after surgery to repair a detached retina. Maxiell began complaining of blurry vision last week and didn't travel with the team for Sunday's loss at Chicago. He stayed home in Detroit to visit a specialist, who diagnosed the injury. Detroit's first-round pick in the 2005 draft, Maxiell has spent...
Via AP on Fox
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Maxiell lifts Pistons over Hawks, 86-85

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- If Jason Maxiell gets traded in the next week, no one will be happier than the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks play the Pistons two more times this season, but they are already sick of Maxiell. The power forward is averaging 19 points and 10 rebounds against the Hawks this season, including 19 points and had 12 boards in Detroit's 86-85 victory Friday night....
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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