MARCUS THORNTON RUMORS

Mason Plumlee denies LeBron James’ dunk as Nets sweep Heat

The Brooklyn Nets became the only NBA team this season to go unbeaten against the Miami Heat after Mason Plumlee denied LeBron James’ dunk attempt with 2 seconds left. The Nets finished off a four-game sweep of Miami by beating the Heat 88-87 on Tuesday night. The Heat thought Plumlee hit James’ hand on the dunk attempt, but they never got the call they wanted. “He grabbed...
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9 days ago  |  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...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Thornton scores 25 in Nets' 107-98 win over Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Marcus Thornton scored 12 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 107-98 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. Brooklyn's Kevin Garnett missed the game with back spasms but wasn't needed as the Nets never trailed in the second half against the NBA's worst team. Thornton, playing in his third game for Brooklyn...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Thornton got food poisoning from lobster mac and cheese

Over the years, many different NBA players have had to feel the ill effects of getting food poisoning and the latest happens to be Brooklyn Nets guard Marcus Thornton. During the Nets road trip to the West Coast, it appears that Marcus decided to he was in the mood for mac and cheese. Sadly, it probably wasn’t the best decision on his part as he got sick from it according to Stefan...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
February 25, 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

Brooklyn Nets: Marcus Thornton Trade Grade

Brooklyn Nets: Marcus Thornton Trade Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content at Hoopstuff Brooklyn Nets Receive: Marcus Thornton Sacramento Kings Receive: Jason Terry and Reggie Evans This may be an underwhelming move for Nets fans but it’s not a terrible one. They were able to get the best player in the deal in Thornton, a still relatively young scorer at 26 that will...
Via HoopStuff
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

AP source: Nets get Thornton from Kings

The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to acquire guard Marcus Thornton from the Sacramento Kings for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans, a person with knowledge of the details said Wednesday. The deal, first reported by Yahoo! Sports, would remove two little-used veterans from the Nets' aging roster. It was confirmed to The Associated Press under condition of anonymity because it was still...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings trade Marcus Thornton to the Brooklyn Nets

Let the trading season begin! With about 24 hours left until the trade deadline, the Nets and Kings have made the first splash.According to SIThe Nets have agreed to trade guard Jason Terry and forward Reggie Evans to the Kings in exchange for guard Marcus Thornton, according to multiple reports.NBA.com  and Yahoo Sports both reported Wednesday that a deal has been reached,...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
February 19, 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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