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Sixers Sign Adonis Thomas to 10-day Contract

The Philadelphia 76ers today announced that they have signed guard/forward Adonis Thomas to a 10-day contract. Thomas is the 44th GATORADE Call-up of the 2013-14 NBA Development League season. In 34 games for the Springfield Armor of the D-League this season, Thomas averaged 17 points, including 25 ppg over the final four games. He also shot 47% from three-point range, which placed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets sign F Adonis Thomas to training camp roster

The Brooklyn Nets have an experienced veteran roster but on Friday they chose to inject a little bit of youth and athleticism into their training camp. The signing of Thomas comes just one day after the team released forward Gary Forbes and Thomas brings an entirely different dimension to the table. At just 20 years old Thomas is extremely raw but he has a stunning 7-foot-1 wingspan...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Grizzlies hold final pre-drafts workouts ahead of draft

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The workouts are over. Its time for Memphis to figure out its immediate future before Thursdays NBA Draft. The Grizzlies held their sixth and seventh -- and final -- pre-draft workouts Monday morning. Nine players worked out in front of director of player personnel and basketball development Stu Lash, GM Chris Wallace and CEO Jason Levien. The group included Jordan...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Grizzlies hold final pre-draft workouts ahead of draft

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The workouts are over. Its time for Memphis to figure out its immediate future before Thursdays NBA Draft. The Grizzlies held their sixth and seventh -- and final -- pre-draft workouts Monday morning. Nine players worked out in front of director of player personnel and basketball development Stu Lash, GM Chris Wallace and CEO Jason Levien. The group included Jordan...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis soph Thomas bolting early for NBA draft

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Memphis forward-guard Adonis Thomas plans to forego his final two seasons with the Tigers to sign with an agent and declare for the NBA draft. The Commercial Appeal first reported Thomas' decision Thursday. Memphis coach Josh Pastner confirmed Thomas' decision in a text to The Associated Press. The 6-foot-7, 240-pound Thomas was a McDonald's All...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis's F/G Adonis Thomas to enter NBA draft

Memphis forward-guard Adonis Thomas plans to forego his final two seasons with the Tigers to sign with an agent and declare for the NBA draft. The Commercial Appeal first reported Thomas' decision Thursday. Memphis coach Josh Pastner confirmed Thomas' decision in a text to The Associated Press. The 6-foot-7, 240-pound Thomas was a McDonald's All-American in 2011 coming...
Via AP on Fox
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis eliminated by 70-48 loss to Michigan State

Entering the NCAA tournament, Memphis trailed only Gonzaga in wins. After the sixth-seeded Tigers were eliminated by a 70-48 loss to Michigan State on Saturday, they remained among the most confident schools in the nation. ''We know we have one of the best teams in the country,'' Memphis forward D.J. Stephens said. ''We should have never lost this game....
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball: Spartans look to advance to Sweet 16

Under head coach Tom Izzo, the third-seeded Michigan State Spartans will look to become 18-3 in the second game of the NCAA tournament opening weekend with a victory over the sixth-seeded Memphis Tigers today at 2:45 p.m. Michigan State (26-8) opened the tournament with a dominating victory over the Valparaiso Crusaders, and senior Derrick Nix had the best game of his four-year...
Via isportsweb.com
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Gaels a shot short against Memphis in 54-52 loss

Matthew Dellavedova caught the ball and took one more 3-pointer. It was about as good a scenario as Saint Mary's could have hoped for, especially since the Gaels were trailing by five moments earlier. But Dellavedova, the school's career leader in scoring, missed long as time expired. ''As soon as Delli got the ball in the corner, we all thought it was going to...
Via Fox Sports
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament Preview: The Forgotten Four

Photo Credit: The Jordan List Midwest: #6 Memphis Critics of the Tigers have not hesitated to blast a less than stellar conference schedule at every opportunity. And while I don’t disagree with the poor product that the C-USA puts out, projecting NCAA Tournament performance based solely on affiliation and strength of schedule is unwise. Instead, I will choose to evaluate Memphis...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis needs 2 OT to win C-USA bid

With the best performances of his career, the Conference USA tournament belonged to Chris Crawford. It just took a little longer for him to get heated up in the championship game and lead No. 20 Memphis to its seventh conference title in the past eight years. Crawford scored 20 of his 23 points in the final 13 minutes, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in double overtime, and the...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Crawford's career night lifts Tigers

Chris Crawford set career-highs with 24 points and six 3-pointers, Adonis Thomas scored 17 points and No. 20 Memphis beat Tulane 81-68 Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA tournament. The top-seeded Tigers (28-4) took control by scoring the final 14 points of the first half, with Crawford hitting a pair of 3-pointers and then soaring for a right-handed dunk...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Conference USA Tournament Preview

When and where: Wednesday to Saturday at the 17,839-seat BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. Last year: The CUSA Tournament has become a broken record. Last season top-seeded Memphis cruised to double-digit wins in all three of its games to garner their sixth tournament crown in the last seven seasons. But the Tigers didn't have to go up against the two-seed, Southern Mississippi...
Via Run the Floor
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

UAB-Memphis Preview

Memphis has its record sixth outright Conference USA title locked up, as well as the top spot in next week's league tournament. Still, the 25th-ranked Tigers have something left to accomplish in their final regular-season C-USA game. Memphis will try to cap its fourth perfect run through C-USA play on Saturday when it goes for a 15th straight victory over Alabama-Birmingham...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 25 Memphis edges UTEP

Chris Crawford scored 15 points and Adonis Thomas added 11 and No. 25 Memphis remained undefeated in Conference USA with a 56-54 victory over UTEP on Tuesday night. UTEP's C.J. Cooper had an opportunity to tie the game after being fouled from beyond the 3-point line but he missed the first free throw. He made the second and purposely missed the third in an attempt to rebound...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 19 Memphis 76, UCF 67

Joe Jackson and Chris Crawford both scored 19 points and No. 19 Memphis claimed its eighth Conference USA championship with a 76-67 victory over Central Florida on Saturday. Adonis Thomas added 12 points for the Tigers (25-4, 14-0 CUSA), who gave coach Josh Pastner his 100th career win, all at Memphis. Keith Clanton had 29 points and six rebounds for UCF (19-10, 8-6). Kasey Wilson...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis 60, SMU 52

Geron Johnson scored 19 points including a 5 for 9 performance from beyond the arc and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Memphis past SMU 60-52 on Wednesday night. Memphis (19-3, 8-0 C-USA) grabbed its 13th straight victory despite shooting a dismal 29.8 percent from the field. The Tigers hit seven 3-pointers and were 25 of 34 from the free-throw line as a team. SMU (12-12, 2-7) was...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis 77, Rice 51

Joe Jackson had 13 points and 12 rebounds to lead Memphis over Rice 77-51 Wednesday night. Jackson, who was 3 of 6 from the field, was one of five players in double figures. Antonio Barton also had 13 points for Memphis (13-3, 3-0 Conference USA). Adonis Thomas and Tarik Black had 12 points apiece, and Shaq Goodwin added 10. Memphis led 31-24 at halftime and never trailed in the...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis 85, Tennessee 80

Joe Jackson scored 20 points and had seven assists Friday night as Memphis built a 21-point lead before hanging on for an 85-80 victory over Tennessee to snap the Volunteers' four-game winning streak. Adonis Thomas scored 18 points and Geron Johnson added 16 for Memphis (10-3), which has won eight of its last nine games. Jordan McRae scored a career-high 26 points and Josh Richardson...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Vols' four-game win streak ends vs. Memphis

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Joe Jackson scored 20 points and had seven assists Friday night as Memphis built a 21-point lead before hanging on for an 85-80 victory over Tennessee to snap the Volunteers' four-game winning streak. Adonis Thomas scored 18 points and Geron Johnson added 16 for Memphis (10-3), which has won eight of its last nine games. Jordan McRae scored a career...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis 62, Lipscomb 56

Adonis Thomas scored 18 points, Joe Jackson added 15 and Memphis endured a lackluster performance to defeat Lipscomb 62-56 on Thursday night. Thomas connected on 6 of 14 shots in the game as Memphis (7-3) shot 35.8 percent (19 of 53) on the night. Shaq Goodwin scored 11 points and matched Thomas' seven rebounds. Geron Johnson scored 10. Stephen Hurt led the Bisons (5-6) with...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Memphis rolls past Tennessee-Martin 93-63

Shaq Goodwin had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead Memphis to a 93-63 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Thursday night. Goodwin, a freshman forward from Atlanta, connected on 5 of 7 shots, leading five Tigers in double figures. Adonis Thomas scored 15 for Memphis (4-2), while Chris Crawford finished with 14 points, all in the first half. Joe Jackson and Geron Johnson added 13 points...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Memphis 93, UT-Martin 65

Shaq Goodwin had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead Memphis to a 93-63 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Thursday night. Goodwin, a freshman forward from Atlanta, connected on 5 of 7 shots, leading five Tigers in double figures. Adonis Thomas scored 15 for Memphis (4-2), while Chris Crawford finished with 14 points, all in the first half. Joe Jackson and Geron Johnson added 13 points...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers try to bounce back against Memphis

Memphis would much rather be preparing for a top-20 showdown with No. 5 Duke, but it couldn't pass its first-round test. Instead, the 19th-ranked Tigers have been relegated to the other side of the bracket and will face Minnesota in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament Friday in Nassau, Bahamas. Memphis (2-1) needed a victory Thursday to set up a prime-time matchup with the Blue...
Via Fox Sports North
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Minnesota-Memphis Preview

Memphis would much rather be preparing for a top-20 showdown with No. 5 Duke, but it couldn't pass its first-round test. Instead, the 19th-ranked Tigers have been relegated to the other side of the bracket and will face Minnesota in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament Friday in Nassau, Bahamas. Memphis (2-1) needed a victory Thursday to set up a prime-time matchup with the Blue...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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