The Knicks have waived center Kurt Thomas, the oldest player in the NBA.
The 40-year-old Thomas was waived on Friday. He was sidelined last month by a stress fracture in his right foot and missed 12 games.
New York general manager Glen Grunwald says ''due to a rash of injuries to our big men, we felt that it was important for us to free up a spot on our roster.''...
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April 12, 2013
Kurt Thomas will be released to create a roster spot for James Singleton, Daily News has learned. KT will have right foot surgery next week
— Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) April 10, 2013
Sad to see Kurt go, but the Knicks must get ready for the playoffs. I trust Glen Grunwald and his staff to make the right decisions.
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The Knicks wouldn’t have defeated the Jazz Monday night without the efforts of Kurt Thomas. Sure, he only scored six points and injured himself after playing a season high 26 minutes, but at the age of 40, his heart and hustle was used as motivation for the rest of the team. Still, no matter how old he gets, his post defense is not to be ignored and the elbow jay is automatic...
Kurt Thomas wasn't sure he would even play Monday night after X-rays showed a bone spur in his right foot.
The New York Knicks veteran forward not only played, he earned a game ball for a gutsy, 27-minute effort that included six points, three rebounds and a season-high three blocks in a 90-83 victory over the Utah Jazz.
''Our defense really shined tonight, especially...
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March 19, 2013
New York Knick Kurt Thomas is an easy fan-favorite in the Big Apple. The fact that he currently stands tall as the NBA's oldest player would be enough of a novelty reason to root for him, but there's no denying he can partially be credited with bringing the last visible sign of greatness to the Garden.In addition to being a double-double threat and an on the fence all-star...
Kurt Thomas has been in the NBA for what seems like 100 years now but I rarely see him getting any dap. For someone who’s been around so long I feel like we should have picked up a nugget or two of information about him but that’s not the case. He’s just as mysterious as what’s in that briefcase in Ronin. Well all of that is changing starting right now. Here’s the most...
After seeing NBA champion Tyson Chandler come to the Knicks and immediately elevate the team's defensive effort and mentality, it's no surprise fans were pleased to see Marcus Camby return to the Big Apple this offseason.Prepared to backup Chandler next season (creating a very intense one-two punch on the defensive end), it was none other than Camby himself who helped anchor...
July 20: Kurt Thomas was first seen with Jermaine O’Neal on Monday, and then spotted in an airport on Tuesday:
Portland Trailblazers blogger Jason Green reports the Blazers signed veteran center Kurt Thomas as he and the team agreed to terms on a two-year contract on Sunday. Thomas, who is the league's oldest player at 39, will provide depth considering Greg Oden's chronic knee problems. Veteran Marcus Camby is also in the mix in Portland. Brandon Roy has retired.
The Portland Trail Blazers have signed 16-yard NBA veteran center Kurt Thomas.
Terms of the deal were not announced.
At 39, Thomas is the NBA's oldest active player.
He played last season with Chicago, averaging 4.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 52 games, including 37 starts. For his career, Thomas has averaged 8.6 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists.
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December 11, 2011