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MARCUS THORNTON RUMORS

Wallpaper Wednesday: Game of 'Chauns Marcus Thornton and the Bigs

Weeks away from the start of the 2014-15 season and Wallpaper Wednesday features a new participant to the Game of (Lepre)'Chauns - offseason acquisition Marcus Thornton - as well as a couple of returning bigs - "El Hombre Indestructible" Vitor Faverani and Joel Anthony. Get ready #CelticsNation.  Winter is Coming!Previous Game of 'Chauns Wallpaper:Kelly OlynkGerald...
Via Celtics Life
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zeller, Thornton now eligible to be traded by C's

Danny Ainge isn't all that different than most GMs when it comes to wanting to have lots of options in pulling off deals. That's why today is significant for the Celtics' president of basketball operations in his quest to get Boston's roster in order. Tyler Zeller and Marcus Thornton, both acquired via trade on July 10, are now eligible to be included in trades...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the boys are back in town (kinda)

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Several #Celtics are back in town working out in preparation for training camp, including new guy Marcus Thornton. #CelticsTalk — A. Sherrod Blakely (@SherrodbCSN) September 10, 2014 I don’t think Marcus Thornton...
Via Red's Army
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Trading Marcus Thornton Just Got Somewhat Easier For Celtics

Trading Marcus Thornton, with his $8.6 million contract promised for the coming season, will not be easy for the Boston Celtics. But it got a little less difficult Wednesday. Thornton is now eligible to be included in aggregated trades, with the arrival of the two-month anniversary of the Celtics officially acquiring him in a three-team trade. A player who was acquired using a...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump..Where Thornton Could Give C’s Offense A Jolt

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  For his career, Thornton has averaged 13.4 points and 26.1 minutes per game while shooting 43.1 percent from the field and 36.1 percent beyond the arc. Acquired by the Nets at last year’s trade deadline to provide...
Via Red's Army
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Complete Three-Team Trade, Add Marcus Thornton, Tyler Zeller, Draft Pick

It’s official. Marcus Thornton and Tyler Zeller are now Boston Celtics, although fans might want to hold off getting either player’s jersey for the time being. The Celtics on Thursday announced their trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets, finalizing the terms of the three-team swap. The Celtics add Thornton from Brooklyn and Zeller and a future first-round draft...
Via NESN.com
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Thrash Kings 104-89; Marcus Thornton scores 27

The Nets returned home after a quick pit stop in Boston, where they lost to Celtics, to face the Sacramento Kings. For the fifth straight game, Brooklyn was without starting center Kevin Garnett, due to back spasms. This game also marked a reunion of sorts, as former Net Reggie Evans returned to his old stomping grounds of a year and a half. Marcus Thornton, who was acquired by...
Via Nets Take Over
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

What Does Marcus Thornton Bring to the Table?

The Brooklyn Nets failed to address their rebounding and interior defensive woes at the trade deadline, but they did fill another need: guard depth. On Wednesday, Nets general manager dumped the two players at the end of the bench for a player who figures to make an immediate impact in Marcus Thornton.Thornton, 26, adds some much-needed youth and vitality to Brooklyn's backcourt...
Via Nets Take Over
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New Brooklyn Net Marcus Thornton excited for a new start

This current season has not been kind for ex-Kings' Marcus Thornton. He's averaging career-lows across the board. In points (8.3), assists (1.0), steals (0.7) and field goal percentage (38.1%).But despite his recent shortcomings, Thornton is excited for a fresh start with the Brooklyn Nets, as reported by Tim Bontemps of the New York Post.“Yeah, I am,” Thornton said...
Via Nets Take Over
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings' Thornton out 1-2 weeks with thigh bruise

Sacramento Kings leading scorer Marcus Thornton is expected to be sidelined one to two weeks with a deep bruise in his left thigh. The Kings announced before Wednesday night's home game against Denver that an MRI exam on Thornton revealed a ''significant hematoma'' in his thigh. Thornton already has missed four games because of the injury. Rookie guard Jimmer...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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