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Photo by Warren Roseborough By Kelley D. Evans Nineteen points won’t cure a stomach virus, but they can feel mighty good to a player who returns after an illness to score a season high. “We are still feeling a little run down, but it’s just a matter when you step between the lines you can’t make any excuses. You just have to go play.” Those are the words of Grizzlies...
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Celtics Notes: Jon Leuer A Surprising Star Off Bench For Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies proved Friday why they boast the best record in the NBA. Memphis dismantled the Boston Celtics at FedEx Forum, overwhelming the visitors with a heavy, methodical attack en route to a 117-110 victory. – Seven Grizzlies players were listed as questionable for the game after a stomach bug swept through the team, but only Tony Allen and Quincy Pondexter were...
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Memphis Grizzlies season preview: Player projections

So far in this Memphis Grizzlies three-part season preview, we’ve taken a look at the strengths and weaknesses of the Grizzlies’ roster [Memphis Grizzlies season preview: Roster analysis] and how the team could fare in the Southeast Division and the Western Conference this season [Memphis Grizzlies season preview: Team projections]. In this article, we’ll take a look at key...
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies: What rookies will make the team?

When players are drafted onto an NBA team, many people think their journey to the big leagues is complete. However, this isn’t always the case, as some players that get drafted don’t immediately make their team, but rather are put to the test and fight for a roster spot, usually during the summer league. However, oftentimes, each franchise already has an idea on who they will...
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers claim Leuer on waivers

The Cleveland Cavaliers claimed forward Jon Leuer off waivers from the Houston Rockets on Friday. Leuer averaged 4.7 points and 2.6 rebounds in 46 games as a rookie last season for Milwaukee. The 6-foot-10, 228-pound Leuer started 12 games, averaging 7.7 points and 3.3 rebounds. He was traded to Houston last month and was waived by the Rockets on Wednesday. Leuer, the 40th overall...
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July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

2011 Rookie Class Interview Series with Jon Leuer

We continue our series with the 2011 NBA Draft class to discuss their personal experience in their first season in the NBA.  We continue with young forward, Jon Leuer from the Milwaukee Bucks.  Jon was selected 40th overall from the University of Wisconsin.  Jon Leuer has a sort of interesting story playing guard most of his career until he grew 10 inches in high school to transform...
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Rookie Leuer looks like a keeper for Bucks

ST. FRANCIS Plenty of people were raving about Jon Leuer after his 14-point, eight-rebound performance Tuesday night in the Bucks' 98-95 victory over Minnesota. His teammates were impressed. His coach was impressed.Even one of the Timberwolves was impressed. Kevin Love had seen Leuer in action before, when he was participating in workouts with Team USA prior to his senior year...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Leuer makes good first impression for Bucks

MILWAUKEE From the first time he took the court in training camp, Jon Leuer has been impressing his coaches and teammates. He performed well in both exhibition games.And now, he's put his talents on display when it counts.The rookie came off the bench to score 14 on 5-of-7 shooting with eight rebounds, two steals and two blocks in 20 minutes of work. He connected on his first...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Finally, on the court in the NBA | UW's Leuer impresses after signing with Bucks

St. Francis - It was tough for Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jon Leuer to stand on the sideline and watch. But that's what the former University of Wisconsin star had to do for the first six days of training camp, while waiting to be cleared by FIBA, basketball's international governing body, from his German contract. Leuer, who played for a Frankfurt-based team in the Bundesliga...
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December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Bucks sign second-round draft pick Leuer

MILWAUKEE - The Bucks Thursday signed second-round draft pick Jon Leuer to a contract. Leuer, a 6-foor-10, 228-pound forward out of the University of Wisconsin, was drafted 40th overall by the Bucks in the 2011 NBA Draft. Due to the uncertainty of the NBA lockout, Leuer signed with Skyliners Frankfurt of the German Bundesliga, where he averaged 14.8 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.1...
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December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

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