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KYLE KORVER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hawks' Korver remains in running for World Cup roster spot; Millsap cut

The Hawks' Kyle Korver remains in a the running for a spot on Team USA's FIBA World Cup roster, but teammate Paul Millsap was among Tuesday's rounds of cuts. Released along with Millsap were the Wizards' John Wall and Bradley Beal, trimming the number of players vying for the 12-man World Cup team to 16. Joining Korver as finalists are DeMarcus Cousins (Kings), Stephen...
Via Fox Sports South
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson vs Kyle Korver 3-Point Contest

Sharpshooters Klay Thompson and Kyle Korver challenge each other to a three-point contest and if you expected to see non-clutch shooting. This video is probably not for you. The post Klay Thompson vs Kyle Korver 3-Point Contest appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Korver was once traded for summer league fees, copier

TweetAtlanta Hawks sharp-shooter Kyle Korver has developed into one of the most dangerous outside shooters in the NBA, but there was a time when he wasn’t nearly as coveted as he is now. In a recent profile of Korver’s career to date, Grantland’s Zach Lowe writes that a then-2nd round pick Korver was traded by the New Jersey Nets to the Philadelphia 76ers for some uncommon...
Via Los That Sports Blog
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Nets traded Kyle Korver for a copy machine

“As the second round of the 2003 draft puttered along, the Nets watched as teams ahead of them plucked every player in which New Jersey had interest. The team, fresh off an Atlantic Division win and an appearance in the NBA Finals, was so low on cash, it considered selling the pick to finance its summer league team. “With none of their preferred choices on the board, the Nets...
Via Crossover Chronicles
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Sold Kyle Korver’s Draft Rights to Buy a Copy Machine in 2003

Sharp-shooting Kyle Korver has been underestimated for most of his career. After spending the first 10 years of his NBA career bouncing around between four teams, the 33-year-old has settled into his role as the deadliest shooter in the league for the Atlanta Hawks. While it may have taken teams a while to realize how valuable someone with Korver’s shooting touch could be, the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Traded Kyle Korver For A Copy Machine During NBA Draft?

There are very few shooting specialists quite like the Atlanta Hawks’ Kyle Korver. Korver, who for his career has shot 42.5% from the three-point line, was originally drafted by the New Jersey Nets with the 51st pick in the NBA Draft. An article in Grantland notes that Korver was then immediately sold him to the Philadelphia […] The post Nets Traded Kyle Korver For A Copy Machine...
Via Diehardsport
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Sold Kyle Korver To Cover 2003 Summer League, Purchase Copy Machine

The then-New Jersey Nets picked Kyle Korver with the 51st overall selection in the 2003 NBA Draft and sold his draft rights to the Philadelphia 76ers for $125,000. The cash covered the Nets' Summer League bill and they spent the leftover money on a new copy machine. Korver developed into one of the NBA's most valued swingmen. “We gave away a good player for summer league...
Via RealGM
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' sharpshooter Korver competing for spot on Team USA

Two summers ago in London, the United States men's basketball team ran away from the field on its way to an Olympic gold medal, winning each of its eight games by an average of 32.1 points per game. A key statistical factor in the international showcase was the U.S. team's ability to punish opposing defenses from long range. As Olympic head coach Mike Krzyzewski pointed out...
Via Fox Sports South
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Korver makes Bucks pay in second half of Hawks' win

Giving Kyle Korver two good looks from beyond the arc on one possession is usually a recipe for disaster. It certainly was for the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night. Korver missed a 3-point attempt late in the fourth quarter, but Elton Brand grabbed the offensive rebound. The ball eventually swung back to Korver and it was nothing but net. The shot not only put Atlanta up 90-89 with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kyle Korver breaks NBA 3-point record

Kyle Korver made history tonight, hitting a three-pointer for the 90th consecutive game, breaking the NBA’s all-time record. The record was set during the first quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers-Atlanta Hawks game. Korver received a nice ovation from his team and the home fans after the made triple. Check out the video of the historic moment below. The post Report: Kyle Korver...
Via Basketball Bicker
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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