JOHN LUCAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

John Lucas III Tries To Start Fight In Final Seconds Of Jazz-Rockets (Video)

Utah Jazz guard John Lucas III just couldn’t take his 38-point loss and go home. The Jazz got their doors blown off Monday night by the Houston Rockets, and as the final seconds ticked away, the Rockets were more than happy to just dribble out the clock and call it a night. This plan was not OK with Lucas, though. Lucas stole the ball at midcourt with just over five seconds to...
Via NESN.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jazz-Rockets nearly ends in a fight

The end of the Rockets-Jazz game Monday night looked like it was about to turn into a boxing match as Jazz’s John Lucas III and Rockets’ Francisco Garcia squared off and put up their fists in a near fight.  It all started when Lucas stole the ball from Isaiah Canaan who was trying to dribble out the clock of a 38-point win, 124-86. Garcia pushed Lucas and the scuffle ensued...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
March 17, 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
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John Lucas III makes acrobatic buzzer-beater

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...
Via The NBA Passionista
October 23, 2012  |  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

John Lucas Confirms Heat Have Interest In Him

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...
Via The Windy Apple
July 09, 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
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