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JOHN LUCAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jazz help out Cavs in pursuit of Kevin Love

The Utah Jazz have traded G John Lucas III, F Malcolm Thomas, and F/C Erik Murphy to the Cleveland Cavaliers for G Carrick Felix, 2015 2nd round pick, and $1M. This trade is most beneficial to the Cavs because this gives Cleveland 3 non guaranteed contracts, which helps in their pursuit of All Star forward Kevin Love. NBA insider for Yahoo, Adrian Wojnarowski, (Woj), has said ...
Via KC Sports Ninja
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs & Jazz Trade

Photo Credit: Getty Images   The Cavs and Jazz have made completed a 4 player trade. Utah receive: Carrick Felix (33rd overall pick 2013), future 2nd round draft pick and $1 million in cash. Cleveland receive: John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy Why did the Cavs pull the trigger on this trade? All three contracts they received are non guaranteed deals. In Murphy, Lucas...
Via Pass The Pill
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz's Lucas loses his cool in blowout loss to Rockets

Utah Jazz guard John Lucas III wasn't just going to watch an embarrassing loss to the Houston Rockets on Monday go into the books. As the Rockets were dribbling out the final seconds of a 124-86 victory, Lucas stole the ball an attempted to make it 36-point loss instead of 38. But not only did fail at that, he shoved and was prepared to get into a fist fight with Rockets guard...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Player John Lucas III Says He Deserved Benching, ‘I Wasn’t Playing Good, Why Would I Stay on the Court?’

John Lucas III did not have an easy path to the NBA. After going undrafted out of Oklahoma State, Lucas played in Italy, Spain, China and the D-League around a couple of stints with the Rockets and Bulls. His roundabout journey to the league has given him a unusually humble perspective. Lucas has finally found a place in the NBA, first as a member of the Toronto Raptors last season...
Via NESN.com
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jazz sign free-agent guard Lucas

The Utah Jazz have signed free-agent guard John Lucas III, who played last season with the Toronto Raptors. The 5-foot-11 guard averaged 5.3 points and 1.7 assists in 13.1 minutes in a career-high 63 games last season, his fifth in the NBA. Lucas, who has also played in Houston and Chicago, has career averages of 5.1 points, 1.5 assists and 1.0 rebounds in 11.8 minutes. He is...
Via Fox Sports
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

John Lucas Decides On Utah Jazz For Next Destination

According to Marc Stein of ESPN, guard John Lucas has decided to head to the Utah Jazz. Lucas, who averaged 5.3 points and 1.7 assists a game last season with the Toronto Raptors will give the Jazz a solid option behind rookie Trey Burke. Lucas, who has played in the NBA since the 2005-06 season with the Houston Rockets, has also played with the Chicago Bulls, Raptors and spent three...
Via FF Locker Room
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Lucas Finds An Unlikely Fit

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.
Via Hoops Addict
October 15, 2012  |  Discuss
SCREEN WITH ENVY

LeBron drops John Lucas with textbook pick

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. I do...
Via Pass The Pill
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss
DUDE HAS HOPS

LeBron leaps over John Lucas for alley-oop

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...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Lucas leads Bulls over Wizards

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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