KOSTA KOUFOS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Kings reach four-year deal with Kosta Koufos

Kosta Koufos has been one of the best backup centers in the NBA for a few years now. He may have lost that title over the weekend when he signed with the Kings, for whom he could be the starter come the beginning of the season.Details from ESPN's Marc Stein:Koufos does slot next to DeMarcus Cousins, who could play the 4 or 5, but he doesn't exactly give the Kings the space within...
Via Fox Sports
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Kosta Koufos agrees to deal with Kings

Kosta Koufos has agreed to sign with the Sacramento Kings on a four-year, $33 million deal. Koufos' deal contains a player option after Year 3 to become a free agent in 2018. Koufos emerged as an effective big with the Denver Nuggets and Memphis Grizzlies.
Via RealGM
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kosta Koufos could go to Los Angeles

Kosta Koufos could be the subject of a sign-and-trade to either the Los Angeles Clippers or Lakers, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. The Clippers and Lakers have missed out on free agent bigs DeAndre Jordan, LaMarcus Aldridge and LA-native Kevin Love.  Both need a center and could pursue a sign-and-trade with the Grizzlies for Kosta Koufos. Koufos, 26, has played seven seasons...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kosta Koufos a potential offseason target for Celtics

There has been a lot of excitement among Celtic Nation as the summer approaches. The rebuilding process has quickly accelerated and the Celtics have a ton of financial flexibility and tradable assets. While the hope is for Boston to land an established big in LaMarcus Aldridge or Kevin Love, if they are unable, it is entirely possible that they go for what's worked for them. I'm...
Via Celtics Life
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics tried to trade for Kosta Koufos this season

The Grizzlies are in a bit of a bind this offseason. Both of their centers, Marc Gasol and Kosta Koufos, will hit the free agent market come July 1. That leaves little room for error. And it turns out Memphis could've traded Koufos this season, but decided not to. How does this involve the Celtics? I'll let ESPN's Marc Stein take that one: Koufos averaged 5.2 points and 5.3 rebounds...
Via Fox Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Grizzlies’ Kosta Koufos Was Celtics Trade Target This Season

The Boston Celtics apparently are big fans of Kosta Koufos. ESPN.com’s Marc Stein reported Monday that the Memphis Grizzlies center was a trade target of Danny Ainge’s this past season. The Grizzlies, however, “rebuffed numerous trade proposals for Koufos during the season from the likes of Cleveland and Boston,” per Stein. Koufos isn’t exactly a household name, but he’s...
Via NESN.com
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics made trade proposals for Kosta Koufos

ESPN’s Marc Stein references the Celtics interest in Grizzlies center Kosta Kouos within this article on Memphis’ future: The Grizzlies’ nightmare scenario, of course, is the prospect of Koufos attracting a lucrative offer early in free agency while Gasol is still deliberating. Keeping Koufos to play behind a re-signed Gasol would presumably be too pricey for the Grizz ...
Via Red's Army
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Kosta Koufos throw the hammer down (VIDEO)

Memphis Grizzlies backup center Kosta Koufos is one of the most underrated frontcourt players in basketball. He's only averaging 13.7 minutes per game in the playoffs (down from 16.6 in the regular season), but seems to make the most of them when out there. He's also an unrestricted free agent this summer, and teams in need of a solid starting center will definitely have him in...
Via Fox Sports
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blake Griffin, Kosta Koufos get into it

By Matt Birch There’s no love lost when the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies square off on the court. The two teams have gotten into it multiple times in the past, with Blake Griffin often being in the middle of the action. Griffin, once again, was in the middle of a heated altercation when the two teams faced off on Saturday night at Staples Center. He and Kosta Koufos...
Via The Sports Daily
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies Hold Off Scrappy Utah Jazz for Win, 96-86

Kosta Koufos continued his strong play off the bench with 7 points, 7 rebounds and a ton of hustle plays. Just to show that there are no gimmes in the NBA, the Grizzlies faced off against a Utah Jazz team with the worst record in the Western Conference and already eliminated from playoff contention. Ran up the score on them in the first three quarters, leading by as many as 18 at...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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