Mavericks News: Dallas signs Charlie Villanueva

The Dallas Mavericks have officially signed Charlie Villanueva to a one year deal, according to Tim MacMahon, with BUT, there’s a catch…That one year contracted is a non-guaranteed contract. The Mavs have already reached the limit of 15 guaranteed contracts with players, so if Villanueva wants a spot, he’s going to need to fight hard, push himself, and prove himself...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Villanueva Signs With Mavericks

The Mavericks have signed Charlie Villanueva to a non-guaranteed contract, according to ESPN. Many expected Villanueva to be a legitimate threat on the offensive end after he scored a career-high 48 points in 2006. However, the 30-year-old forward has not seen much playing time since the 2011-12 season with the Pistons.... The post Charlie Villanueva Signs With Mavericks appeared...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Villanueva Nearing Decision Between Mavs, Clippers

Charlie Villanueva is nearing a decision on a veteran's minimum deal with either the Dallas Mavericks or Los Angeles Clippers, a league source tells RealGM. Villanueva is coming off his five-year, $35 million contract with the Detroit Pistons. Villanueva played in just 20 games last season for the Pistons.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Detroit Piston Charlie Villanueva, now a free agent, looking for right situation

Nearly four weeks into the NBA’s free-agency period, Charlie Villanueva doesn’t have a landing spot. It’s a far cry from five seasons ago when he agreed to join the Pistons on the first day of the league’s moratorium. Villanueva, who turns 30 next month, admits to feeling the uncertainty. But he is taking a novel approach to the situation. He is starring in his own weekly...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan Gets Crazy Charlie Villanueva Tattoo on His Wrist (Photo)

It seems like fans these days are taking their obsessions with athletes a bit further than they should. After a pic of a Colin Kaepernick fan getting the QB tattooed on her back surfaced earlier today, an even more ridiculous tat made its way online via the Instagram of NBA-er Charlie Villanueva. Villanueva shared a tattoo from a super fan who got the forwards face tatted on his...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Charlie Villanueva reacts to Ginobili beating LeBron James in Finals in LeBron’s signature sneakers

Charlie Villanueva sat down with Sneaker Watch to talk about the San Antonio Spurs winning the NBA title over the Miami Heat. During the talk, it was brought to Charlie’s attention that Manu Ginobili beat LeBron James wearing his own signature sneakers, “LeBron 11s.” Charlie thought it was interesting Manu was wearing LeBron’s kicks and […]
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic to pursue Rodney Stuckey?

“The Pistons’ other free agents — Rodney Stuckey and Charlie Villanueva — are not expected to return. Stuckey will receive interest — expect the Orlando Magic to speak with the veteran combo guard. The market for Villanueva isn’t clear.” –Vince Ellis of The Detroit Free Press
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Villanueva jokes about his 2014 NFL Draft Doppelganger on Twitter

As the NBA continued the second round of the playoffs yesterday, the National Football League held their first round of their annual collegiate draft. The fifteenth pick belonged to the Pittsburgh Steelers and they selected Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier with the selection. After being drafted, many noted on social media that Shazier looks like Detroit Pistons forward Charlie...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Villanueva Jokes About Being NFL Draft Doppelganger

I want to thank the Pittsburg Steelers for drafting me. Black and yellow #RyanShazier — Charlie Villanueva (@CVBelieve) May 9, 2014 The Pittsburgh Steelers took Ryan Shazier with the 15th pick of Thursday night’s NFL Draft first-round. Many people thought the Ohio State LB looked like current Detroit Pistons forward, Charlie Villanueva, including...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons' Charlie Villanueva looks to uncertain future

It’s easy to forget, amid all the uncertainty facing the Pistons this coming offseason, there’s one virtual certainty: Charlie Villanueva will be searching for NBA employment elsewhere come July. He doesn’t fall into the category of one of the young players the Pistons should take a look at before the season mercifully winds down, so it wouldn’t be shocking to see Villanueva...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Villanueva meets fan with epic Villanueva tattoos

One of the craziest ways a fan can show enthusiasm for their favorite team or player is by tattooing their body. A Detroit Pistons fan went all the way in showing his support for Pistons player Charlie Villanueva by having not one, but two tattoos of his favorite player. Villanueva met the two tattooed versions of himself last night: *** Villanueva image courtesy of Getty Images
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons fan has Charlie Villanueva forearm tattoo

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love to track down tattoos that fans get of their favorite NBA players and the latest comes to us from Detroit. Check out the below image from Ananth Pandian of a Pistons fan with an impressive Charlie Villanueva tattoo on his forearm: This #Pistons fan has a Charlie Villanueva tattoo!!! — AP (@Ananth_Pandian) March 26...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Detroit Pistons buyout Charlie Villanueva

Detroit Pistons‘ forward Charlie Villanueva rarely sees the floor. The 29-year old has appeared in just 14 games this season, playing 8.9 minutes per game. He’s averaging 4.6 points and 1.6 rebounds per game. The Pistons, who could not deal Villanueva’s expiring contract before Thursday’s trade deadline, are now considering a buyout. “Anything’s possible. Right now...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Villanueva Hopeful Of Buyout From Pistons

Charlie Villanueva is hopeful of receiving a contract buyout from the Detroit Pistons before March 1. Villanueva has already been paid two-thirds of his contract this season. He is in the final year of his deal. “Anything’s possible. Right now, it is what it is,” Villanueva said. “I wish I could help this team in any way possible, but they’re going in a different direction...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons' Charlie Villanueva hoping to get buyout

Trade season is over, which means the present Pistons roster will be what you see for the rest of the regular season, right? Not exactly, if Charlie Villanueva gets a buyout of the remaining amount of his contract, enabling him to latch onto another team where he might get more minutes. His expiring contract didn't fetch the suitors the Pistons believed it would — a league...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat looking to sign Chris Kaman, Charlie Villanueva

The NBA trade deadline is approaching fast, which means teams are starting to hammer out strategies to adding players that can help in the postseason or dumping salary to free up cap space for the summer. The Miami Heat are sort of in both categories as they want to avoid the luxury tax as much as possible but are looking to add players to their roster. According to Ira Winderman...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Fire Head Coach, Players Find Out On Twitter

The Detroit Pistons have fired Maurice Cheeks after just 50 games as head coach, but interestingly enough, they neglected to inform the players. Teammates Brandon Jennings and Charlie Villanueva erupted in disbelief on Twitter, where they (along with the rest of the world) first heard the news. Wait what— BRANDON JENNINGS (@BrandonJennings) February 09, 2014 Is it true?— Charlie...
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons fire head coach Maurice Cheeks

The Detroit Pistons have fired head coach Maurice Cheeks just 50 games into his tenure, reports Yahoo Sports. Pistons general manager Joe Dumars informed Cheeks of his decision on Sunday morning, according to the report. The Pistons went 21-29 under Cheeks and are currently behind Charlotte for the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference playoff chase. I will like to thank Mo Cheeks...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Villanueva: ‘It’s inevitable, change is needed’

Despite revamped roster the Detroit Pistons from top to bottom have been the definition of NBA embarrassing this season, even in a horrific Eastern Conference. Last night could’ve been the breaking point (but probably not) after the team suffered an inexcusable 104-101 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks who happen to be the worst team in the NBA. After the game, seldom used forward Charlie...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Villanueva After Detroit Pistons’ Latest Humiliating Loss: ‘Change Is Needed’

The Milwaukee Bucks had lost nine games in a row and entered Wednesday’s matchup with the Detroit Pistons down O.J. Mayo and Larry Sanders. Of course, that didn’t stop Milwaukee from upending the Pistons, who turned a six-point halftime lead into their 25th loss of the season. Afterward, high-paid reserve Charlie Villanueva said what we’re all thinking: It's inevitable...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons forward Charlie Villanueva happy to get back in the mix

Charlie Villanueva was probably as shocked as anyone when his name was called in the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s 89-85 loss to the Knicks, in which he played a part in their late comeback. Not to say he didn’t want in, as he was probably the lone experienced player on this roster to not receive consistent playing time, but it wouldn’t have been surprising if he had resigned...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons “Happy Holidays” video has superimposed player heads on dancing elves

Thanks to the Instagram account of Charlie Villanueva, we learn that the creative team for the Detroit Pistons have created a rather amusing video for fans to wish them, “Happy Holidays”. The below Instagram clip shows dancing elves with players heads superimposed over them: *** Josh Smith image courtesy of Getty Images
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons’ Charlie Villanueva returns from shoulder injury

Detroit Pistons’ power forward Charlie Villanueva made his first appearance of the season last night after coming off a shoulder injury, as was reported at Listed fourth on the depth chart at the time of the injury behind Greg Monroe, Jonas Jerebko and Tony Mitchell, Villanueva played only five minutes and scored two points on 1-of-3 shooting. The Pistons lost...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Injured Charlie Villanueva wants to give it his best shot for Pistons

Pistons forward Charlie Villanueva knows his team is struggling making 3-pointers. That is his skill-set, and he wants to help. But he said he remains two days away from practicing with the team as he recovers from a sore right shoulder. He said he has a tough time lifting his arm over his head and following through. He works out daily with trainer Arnie Kander, but is hopeful of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlie Villanueva Will Actually Be Valuable To The Pistons This Year

Believe it or not, when the Detroit Pistons signed Charlie Villanueva, it was seen as a solid move and brought about generally positive reviews. He was a 24 year old that was nearly 7 feet tall, and was also someone who could score from anywhere on the court. The previous season, he had posted more ...The post Charlie Villanueva Will Actually Be Valuable To The Pistons This Year...
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September 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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