JOHN LUCAS RUMORS & GOSSIP
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 â...
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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...
The Utah Jazz will trade John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Carrick Felix, a future second round pick and $1 million in cash.
The Cavaliers have been searching for non-guaranteed contracts in order to flip them to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a deal involving Kevin Love.
The Wolves are seeking cap relief along with Andrew Wiggins and Anthony...
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...
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...
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...
LIKE A CONTORTIONIST
John Lucas III is most notable for being âthat guyâ that LeBron James âleap-froggedâ over, but with plays like the one below, he may become known for something else. Lucas plays for the Toronto Raptors â 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.
Amid reports that the Miami Heat are interested in him, John Lucas, called into ESPN Radiosâ Carmen, Jurko & Harry to talk about his summer as a free agent:
(Silvy of ESPN Radioâs âWaddly & Silvyâ conducted the interview)
You may sign with the Heat?
Itâs one of the teams that interested in me.Â Iâm just taking the time, looking at everything and what is going...
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DUDE HAS HOPS
LeBron James had one of the best alley-oops we have ever witnessed Sunday afternoon during his Miami Heatâs matchup against the Chicago Bulls. Â LeBron literally jumped over John Lucas to complete the alley-oop. Â You can expect to see this highloght over and over again.
Even Bill Simmons was extremely impressed:
I canât stop watching this LeBron dunk. Will be interesting...