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MARCUS THORNTON RUMORS

Marcus Thornton officially signs with Australia's Sydney Kings

On Tuesday we reported that Marcus Thornton, the last of the Celtics' four picks in the recent NBA Draft, was heading to Australia for the upcoming season. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, the move became official and we learned which team he'll be playing for: the three-time National Basketball League champion Sydney Kings. #SydneyKings sign @celtics 2015 second round pick...
Via Celtics Life
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Thornton to meet with Heat

Marcus Thornton has been invited to the Miami Heat’s front offices, reports Barry Jackson. Besides PF Amar’e Stoudemire, the Heat also has invited Marcus Thornton to visit team offices. Thornton good candidate for backup SG job.  — Barry Jackson (@flasportsbuzz) July 9, 2015 Thornton, a veteran three-point shooter has played for five teams in six seasons in the NBA.  He...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

2014/15 Suns Recap: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Marcus Thornton

PHOENIX, AZ – FEBRUARY 23: Marcus Thornton #23 of the Phoenix Suns moves the ball upcourt during the first half of the NBA game against the Boston Celtics at US Airways Center on February 23, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)   Another Phoenix Suns season has come to a close, prematurely once more.  Time to debrief and recap how all 14 players...
Via A Dry Heat
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

With trade deadline looming, Marcus Thornton says he wants to stay in Boston

From Jay King of Mass Live: While Marcus Thornton said "it's been great" to finally go through a stretch without trades, allowing the Celtics to jell, he cautioned, "It's still not over with yet. (The trade deadline of) Feb. 19 is a long time from now, so we'll see how that goes too."Thornton rattled off the deadline date off the top of his head, but vowed he's not thinking about...
Via Celtics Life
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Marcus Thornton Laments Missed Opportunity After Ankle Injury

WALTHAM, Mass. — Marcus Thornton was back on the court Thursday at Boston Celtics practice, but he wished his return came one day earlier. Thornton twisted his ankle during Monday’s practice session. It’s an injury the guard said he’s suffered “a hundred million times,” but it rendered him inactive for Tuesday’s 109-94 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. A major factor...
Via NESN.com
November 13, 2014  |  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
September 10, 2014  |  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

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 after being...
Via Nets Take Over
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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