Lucas Nogueira is having a good time in Las Vegas. The coolest man at the Thomas & Mack Center at any given time, the affable 7-footer stands out in a sea of enormity, his trademark hair poking higher than all but Mamadou N’Diaye. That he’s usually donned in shades and a sleeveless shirt, dapping up just about everyone he sees, only serves to make him stand out further. Nogueira...
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The newest reporter Lucas Nogueira asks the hard hitting questions to Raptors prospect Pascal Siakam.
The Toronto Raptors have spent their offseason getting ready for this week, when the 2015-16 NBA season finally tips off. But it hasn't been all basketball for the guys. They've also been letting you get to know them off of the court. And as part of SportsNet's "Know Your Raptors" series, there's one question that keeps coming up: Which Raptor would survive in a zombie apocalypse...
Lucas Nogueira recently worked out with Hakeem Olajuwon, joining a long line of NBA big men to utlize the Hall of Fame center for workout sessions. "Grande oportunidade de aprender com Hakeem @DR34M essa semana #TheDream #WeTheNorth @Raptors @NBABrasil," Nogueira posted on his official Twitter account. Olajuwon has also worked out with LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard and...
The Toronto Raptors are closing in on completing the buyout of center Lucas Nogueira from Asefa Estudiantes much to the disappointment of several top Eurloeague teams that had hoped to acquire the ACB top defensive player from last season.
Raptors rookie prospect Lucas Nogueira was recently acquired in a trade with the Hawks and has been playing on Toronto’s Summer League team in Las Vegas, however, there was always a risk that his 600,000 € buyout Asefa Estudiantes in Spain would get in the way of his coming to the NBA this season.
Lucas Nogueira was still under contract for one more season with Asefa Estudiantes in Spain when the Raptors traded for him and although he has already played in one NBA Summer League game with Toronto, the team has yet to be able to announce they have got his name on a contract.
By all accounts the 7’ shot blocking Lucas Nogueira has more going for him than outstanding hair. The Toronto Raptors newest rookie prospect was Spain's ACB top defensive player last season.
The Atlanta Hawks are putting themselves in position to be very active when the free-agent market opens Tuesday. Just over 24 hours before the free agent frenzy was set to begin, the Hawks agreed to a trade with the Toronto Raptors that will help them open up more than $15 million in salary cap room, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press on Sunday night...
Lucas Nogueira has been diagnosed with severe tendinitis in his knees and has been prescribed two months of rest. Nogueira will undergo rehabilitation and physical therapy in Los Angeles before returning to Spain to continue playing this season. Nogueira will not seek the medical opinion of the Atlanta Hawks' team doctors. The 7-foot center was taken with the 16th overall selection...
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