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

Report: Celtics’ Marcus Thornton Drawing ‘Lot Of Interest’ On Trade Market

This embed is invalid" /> Could Marcus Thornton become the latest in a long line of Boston Celtics to leave town this season? It certainly seems possible. The Celtics guard is drawing “a lot of interest” on the trade market, Yahoo! Sports’ Marc Spears reported Wednesday, citing a source. Spears does note, however, that Thornton’s $8.3 million contract...
January 14, 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...
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Thornton out tonight with minor ankle injury

The Celtics bench will be missing a spark in Marcus Thornton tonight. According to's Jay King, the shooting guard twisted his ankle in practice and did not finish the workout. Thornton is being monitored and the staff is gauging the damage."To be determined the severity of it," Stevens said. "The first look looked mild and (like it) will be a day-to-day type thing, but...
Via Celtics Life
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

So does anyone want to talk about the fact that Marcus Thornton came to camp weighing 700 pounds?

I know Marcus Thornton and his contract were the price to pay to obtain Zeller and the pick from the Cavs, but would it have killed Marcus to limit himself to just 6 slices when ordering Little Caesar's hot and ready pizzas this summer? Below are a couple more pics from media day of Marcus showing off his "No I don't stop at 6, I eat the whole pie" body.Does this angle make me look...
Via Celtics Life
October 05, 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...
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

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