Utah Jazz: My kingdom for a point guard

The Utah Jazz’s 0-4 start is the worst since the team moved from New Orleans in 1979. The roster was designed to not win many games, but there’s a difference between that and not winning any games.  Even if their record isn’t their highest priority this year, the glaring talent hole at the point guard position affects what the rest of the team can do. The Utah Jazz point-guard...
Via TornBySports
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mexico Beats Puerto Rico To Win FIBA Americas, Gustavo Ayon Named MVP

Mexico defeated Puerto Rico 91-89 to win the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship. Gustavo Ayon led Mexico with 20 points, 16 rebounds and two blocks. Jovan Harris scored 23 points. Carlos Arroyo scored 23 points, while J.J. Bares had 20 points, five rebounds and four assists. Ayon was named MVP of the tournament.
Via RealGM
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Dominant 4th quarter pushes Puerto Rico over Canada in FIBA Americas tournament

After defeating Jamaica in the opening game of the 2013 FIBA Americas tournament on Friday, the Canadian National team returned to the court in Caracas, Venezuela Saturday against the heavy guard rotation of Puerto Rico. After three quarters of play in which Canada was only trailing Puerto Rico by 1-point (59-58) heading into the fourth quarter, it was a dominant defensive 24...
Via Project Spurs
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Magic Wands: Puerto Rico vs. Canada

Caracas, Venezuela (1-0) vs. (1-0)    Time/TV: 2 p.m./ESPN3 Line: Puerto Rico by 5.5 Tickets: Did you see attendance at this thing? You shouldn't have a problem Canada's Schedule: Aug. 30 -- Canada 85, Jamaica 64; Today -- vs. Puerto Rico; Sept. 1 -- vs. Brazil; Sept. 3 -- vs. Uruguay   Pace Off. Rtg. Def...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Remembering the 26-56 Season

How, for one year, the Jazz became the accidental tankers “Remember me?” After the 2002-2003 season, when Jerry Sloan guided the “worst roster in the NBA” to a 42-40 season, the Jazz then landed two significant free agents in Carlos Boozer and Mehmet Okur, and they had a good draft on paper with Kris Humphries and Kirk Snyder. They re-signed solid role-players Carlos Arroyo...
Via TornBySports
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Look Out For Carlos Arroyo

“There are teams in the NBA and in Turkey that are interested in my services, so I have to make a decision in the next 15 days.” - Carlos Arroyo
Via Menudo Bol
September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics searching for veteran point guard

According to the Boston Globe the Celtics now find themselves seeking a veteran point-guard with the departure of Keyon Dooling:“Meanwhile, Dooling informed the Celtics of his plans to retire and the club is now left without a primary backup point guard to Rajon Rondo. Dooling had also emerged as Rondo’s mentor.The Celtics wanted Dooling to return because of his steadiness...
Via Celtics Town
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics looking to add another point guard

Boston Globe: The Celtics wanted Dooling to return because of his steadiness and veteran presence. Now they are seeking a replacement just a week before training camp. “We’ll miss Keyon’s spirit and energy, both on and off the court,” said Celtics president Danny Ainge said in a statement. Point guards on the free agent market include Derek Fisher, Jonny Flynn, Mike Bibby...
Via Celtics Life
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

All - Time Players Who Played in Israel

On October 16th Maccabi Haifa will be coming to Minnesota to take on the TimberWolves. While my synagogue (Temple of Aaron) and many other Jewish organizations get ready for the big game, I thought I would make an all-time Israel team made up of some Israelis and some non-Israelis who were in the Holy Land to play ball. Starting 5 Photo from Center – Tom...
Via The Great Rabbino
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Where Are They Now: Former Maccabi Tel Aviv/NBA Players

Today we are looking for former Maccabi Tel Aviv players, not Jewish, but represented Israel well. As Maccabi Tel Aviv continues to be a European powerhouse, these players have kept them at the top of the league. Maceo Baston - 2003-2006 were Maccabi Tel Aviv's glory days. We all know about Anthony Parker, but he played alongside Maceo Baston who also had tremendous success...
Via The Great Rabbino
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Arroyo Suffers Injury, Out 4-6 Weeks

Carlos Arroyo suffered an injury while playing for Turkish team Besiktas.
Via RealGM
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

TBL All-Star Game: Sasha Vujacic named MVP, Dogus Balbay takes dunk contest

Sasha Vujacic an all-star game MVP? BiE knows it sounds crazy, but that’s what went down this weekend in Turkey during the TBL season break. In a game that pitted foreigners against Turks, the former NBA champion went for 24 points and dished five assists in a 140-139 barnburner settled by Besiktas’ Carlos Arroyo’s last-second three. Unfortunately, BiE can’t dig up any highlights...
Via Ball in Europe
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Carlos Arroyo Signs in Turkey

Carlos Arroyo, who played for the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics last season, has signed with Turkish club Besiktas Milangaz. Via Sportando: “Besiktas agreed to terms with Carlos Arroyo. The Puerto Rican PG was free agent and is expected to join his new team from December 27th. Milangaz, the sponsor of Besiktas, approved his contract and gave the OK to finalize the deal.”
Via SLAM Online
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Arroyo Signs Deal With Besiktas

Carlos Arroyo averaged 4.8 points and 1.9 assists last season with the Celtics.
Via RealGM
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Beef O' Brady's Bowl Preview

Who: FIU Golden Panthers vs Marshall Thundering Herd Where: Tropicana Field (St Petersburg, Fl) When: Tuesday, Dec 20th at 8:00 PM EST TV: ESPN   FIU Golden Panthers (8-4, 5-3 in Sun Belt) Most impressive victory: 24-17 at Louisville (Sept 9th) Worst loss: 31-27 vs Duke (Oct 1st) Notable alumni: Andy Garcia, Dennis Lehane, Carlos Arroyo, Manny Diaz In 2010 it...
Via College Football Zealots
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

ASK IRA: Would Heat revisit Arroyo, Dampier?

Q: With all this concern at point guard, do you think we will have a Carlos Arroyo comeback to the Heat? — Miguel. A: I have to admit, I found the Heat’s treatment of Carlos somewhat confounding over the years. Yes, he does not have the 3-point range of Chalmers, but he hit just about every shot he needed to hit when he was here. And while he’s certainly not a defensive stopper...
Via Sun Sentinel
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Who Wants Who: Wednesday, December 7th

You know the drill.  I’ll be updating throughout the evening, so check back often… Carlos Arroyo, BOS, UFA: If the Knicks are unable to sign Jose Juan Barea or another solid backup PG, they might be stuck with Carlos Arroyo.  He’s interested in them, but I doubt they’re interested in him just yet. Caron Butler, LAC, UFA: Butler has four deals to consider: San Antonio and...
Via NBA 24/7 365
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Carlos Arroyo interested in Knicks

In addition to a starting center, the Knicks have been on the hunt for a solid backup point guard for Chauncey Billups, and they’ve reportedly contacted unrestricted free agent J.J. Barea. But there’s another Puerto Rican who would fit well in New York: Carlos Arroyo, who played for the Heat and Celtics last season. “I love New [...]
Via Inside Hoops
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Carlos Arroyo interested in Knicks

From Jared Zwerling, In addition to a starting center, the Knicks have been on the hunt for a solid backup point guard for Chauncey Billups, and they've reportedly contacted unrestricted free agent J.J. Barea. But there's another Puerto Rican who would fit well in New York: Carlos Arroyo, who played for the Heat and Celtics last season. "I love...
Via True Hoop Blog
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

2011 NBA Free Agent Point Guard Rankings

With the NBA Lockout coming to an end, we now know that teams can start signing free agents on December 9th.  Like the NFL experienced once their lockout ended, there will be a frenzy period for teams to fill out rosters with the season tipping off on Christmas. With the new labor agreement, there are some changes to NBA free agency.  A player can only receive a four-year maximum...
Via The Sports Bank
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss
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