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John Lucas III is most notable for being “that guy” that LeBron James ‘leap-frogged’ over, but with plays like the one below, he may become known for something else. Lucas plays for the Toronto Raptors — and may not get a ton of burn considering Kyle Lowry and Jose Calderon get the bulk of point [...]The post John Lucas III Buzzer-Beating Three-Pointer (Video) appeared...
John Lucas III doesn't look the part of a third-stringer. The diminutive point guard carries himself with pride and purpose, and talks excitedly about what he and the rest of the Toronto Raptors feel that they can accomplish this season.
Sources close to the situation have indicated that current free agent PG John Lucas III, who spent last season with the Bulls, is close to signing with the Toronto Raptors.Lucas III averaged 7.5 points and 2.2 assists as a reserve for the Bulls in 2011-2012.The Raptors, who have gone under a roster makeover this offseason, are looking to add JL3 to the squad to back-up newly acquired...
Amid reports that the Miami Heat are interested in him, John Lucas, called into ESPN Radios’ Carmen, Jurko & Harry to talk about his summer as a free agent:
(Silvy of ESPN Radio’s “Waddly & Silvy” conducted the interview)
You may sign with the Heat?
It’s one of the teams that interested in me. I’m just taking the time, looking at everything and what is going...
The Bulls sign Hinrich - Tell C.J. Watson his contract isn't guaranteed for next year - JL3 gets targeted by Miami. Intersting day.According to friend Brian Windhorst of ESPN:
Heat interested in free agent PG John Lucas III, sources tell ESPN. Story will be posted soon.
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) July 9, 2012
Lucas would presumably fill a shooters role in the second...
John Lucas had a little fun with his Instagram account and uploaded these fan made photo-meme’s lampooning the Miami Heat:
Bulls fans have been flooding Lucas with hilarious comeback photos ever since JL3 began receiving backlash from Heat fans after posting a Twitter status simply saying “ish just got real in Miami” after the Pacers went up 2-1 in the series.
SCREEN WITH ENVY
This pick came late in the 3rd quarter of Thursday night’s Heat/Bulls showdown in Miami. The heat won this game 83-72 on their home-court.
LeBron’s screen looks perfectly acceptable to me, but Bulls backup point guard, John Lucas looked less that thrilled. He approached LeBron after the play was whistled dead and had to be restrained by Chicago forward, CarlosBoozer.
With most of the NBA world watching the Dwight Howard saga unfold last night, the Bulls were able to come off with a stunning Derrick Rose-less win over the Miami Heat at home last night, winning 106-102. Third string point guard, John Lucas III came off the bench to lead the Bulls with 24 points on 9-12 shooting. Joakim Noah continued his string of great games, chipping in 14 points...
DUDE HAS HOPS
LeBron James had one of the best alley-oops we have ever witnessed Sunday afternoon during his Miami Heat’s matchup against the Chicago Bulls. LeBron literally jumped over John Lucas to complete the alley-oop. You can expect to see this highloght over and over again.
Even Bill Simmons was extremely impressed:
I can’t stop watching this LeBron dunk. Will be interesting...
John Lucas III scored a career-high 25 points filling in for injured Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls beat the Washington Wizards 78-64 on Wednesday for their third victory in three nights.
Lucas, starting for the first time in his 70-game NBA career, was at the point in place of MVP Rose, who was out with a sprained big left toe. Lucas played 45 minutes, had eight assists, eight...
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January 11, 2012