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J.J. Hickson (ACL) eyes return before end of training camp

If there is a trademark J.J. Hickson look, it's a sweaty one. The Nuggets forward has built a career in the NBA through hard work, and he isn't about to let it slide now during the most important few months of his career. Hickson is working his way back into form after having surgery on the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, the first surgery of any kind he has...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets Injury Update: J.J. Hickson progressing in his rehab

The Denver Nuggets had a very disappointing 2013-2014 season, winning just 36 games after a 57-win season in 2012-2013. A major concern that the Nuggets need to address this off season is improving at defense that was 28th in the league in points allowed. They also need to come back healthy and that starts with forward J.J. Hickson, who missed 13 games late in the season due to...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

JJ Hickson on the block? Blazers willing to move center for right offer

J.J. Hickson could be on the move, if the Portland Trail Blazers find the right deal. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Portland is open to moving Hickson "but hasn't found an appealing offer yet." Brooklyn is reportedly interested, but it's not clear if the Nets have the assets to get him. Hickson is in the midst of a career season. In 52...
Via Hoop Fantasies Fantasy Basketball Blog
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

J.J. Hickson Takes Out Female Spectator

During the third quarter of Wednesday night’s match-up between the Portland Trailblazers and New Orleans Hornets there was a little bot of a collision, which happened off the court. Check out the below video of the Blazers’ J.J. Hickson went after a loose ball out of bounds and his momentum was not about to be stopped, even by an unsuspecting female fan. The two collided and...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: J.J. Hickson Receiving Interest From A Handful Of Teams

Portland Trail Blazers 6-9 power forward/center JJ Hickson has been receiving exploratory interest from a handful of teams looking to potentially swap for his services before the Feb. 21 trade deadline, a source close to the situation told However, these teams have not made contact with Trail Blazers General Manager Neil Olshey, just yet. The inquiring phone calls are...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

JJ Hickson hilariously misfires on pass

During Thursday night's Trail Blazers-Heat game (still going on as I write this) in Portland, the Trail Blazers' J.J. Hickson just barely missed with this pass:   Even JaMarcus Russell thought that pass was awful. Somehow, Hickson actually has an assist in this game. Thigh Five: @cjzero Get the latest Thigh updates by following us on Facebook & Twitter. a2a_linkname...
Via Sharapova's Thigh
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers must make J.J. Hickson sixth man moving forward

For the sake of the bench J.J. Hickson has been outstanding as the starting center for the Portland Trail Blazers this season. He is averaging 10.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and has exceeded the expectations of those who thought his 6’9” frame would be a hindrance when it came to his success on the low block. So why exactly would the team move him aside for rookie center Meyers Leonard...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 06, 2012  |  Discuss

J.J. Hickson starting at center at 2012 Trail Blazers camp

We've learned via Oregon Live this week that the starting lineup for the 2012-13 Trail Blazers is: Damian Lillard, Wesley Matthews, Nicolas Batum, LaMarcus Aldridge and J.J. Hickson. The season is almost here. Quote: "J.J. is the incumbent," Stotts said. "I'm not saying he's going to be the starting center opening night. We'...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Kings buyout J.J. Hickson

Two years ago, the Cleveland Cavaliers wouldn't deal J.J. Hickson for Amare Stoudemire.  Last year, he was dealt to Sacramento for Omri Casspi.  Now, the Kings have reached a buyout with the forward, making him a free agent.

Via Waiting For Next Year
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics interested in Kings forward?

The Celtics may be looking to add some front court depth after losing Chris Wilcox for the season. They are talking to Sacramento.

Via Celtics Life
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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