DEJUAN BLAIR NEWS

Glen Rice, Jr. ‘day-to-day’ with sprained ankle

The injury bug is going around the Washington Wizards. Already down Bradley Beal for approximately six weeks with a broken wrist, Glen Rice, Jr. suffered a sprained ankle in Wednesday night’s 101-95 win over the Israeli basketball club, Macabbi Haifa. Head coach Randy Wittman said Rice is “day-to-day.” Wittman says Rice's right ankle is pretty swollen. The dreaded "...
Via KCM Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bradley Beal may miss significant time with wrist injury

There was quite some concern when Bradley Beal left Friday’s preseason loss vs. Charlotte with a sprained wrist after playing 10 minutes.The concern may have been justified as Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post reports a person familiar with the situation described Beal’s injury as “not good.” …according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person described...
Via KCM Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

What we learned about the Wizards’ 99-86 loss to Charlotte

It’s only preseason, but after the week D.C. sports fans endured there is a lot of concern being raised all of sudden about the Washington Wizards. Friday served as a reality check for the Wizards. It was announced forward Kris Humphries will be sidelined three to four weeks following surgery on his finger to repair nerve damage. That adds on to the fact the Wizards will be without...
Via KCM Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Humphries out 3-4 weeks following finger surgery

The Washington Wizards have announced forward Kris Humphries will be sidelined for three to four weeks following surgery to repair nerve damage to his right small finger. Humphries lacerated his finger on the rim in the second quarter of the Wizards’ preseason 85-81 win over the Chicago Bulls Monday. Humphries cut hand b/t ring & pinky fingers & nerve damage was to pinky...
Via KCM Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nene, Blair, Orton, Silas, Suspended For Wizards' Regular Season Opener

DeJuan Blair, Nene, Daniel Orton and Xavier Silas of the Washington Wizards have each been suspended for one game for leaving their team's bench area in Monday's preseason game against the Chicago Bulls. The players left the bench during an altercation between Joakim Noah and Paul Pierce. The NBA said the suspensions will be served by the players during the first regular...
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Wizards players suspended for one regular-season game

NEW YORK (AP) -- Washington Wizards players DeJuan Blair, Nene, Daniel Orton and Xavier Silas were each suspended for one regular-season game by the NBA on Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation between Paul Pierce and Chicago's Joakim Noah. Noah was fined $15,000 for initiating the altercation in an exhibition game Monday night in Chicago by pushing Pierce...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

4 Wizards suspended 1 regular-season game

NEW YORK (AP) Washington Wizards players DeJuan Blair, Nene, Daniel Orton and Xavier Silas were each suspended for one regular-season game by the NBA on Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation between Paul Pierce and Chicago's Joakim Noah. Noah was fined $15,000 for initiating the altercation in an exhibition game Monday night in Chicago by pushing Pierce...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

You may or may not call these Wizards the DC Bad Boys now, but you probably will soon

So maybe it is still a bit early to retire the #SoWizards hash tag. Just as it may be too early to inflame DeJuan Blair’s own #DCBadBoys label. Either way, you may hash tag however you please, #WizardsTwitter, just understand that the latter hash tag may become a trend sooner than you think. After just […] The post You may or may not call these Wizards the DC Bad Boys now, but...
Via Hoop District
13 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Wizards Media Day 2014

Disclaimer: This video may get you unreasonably super-psyched for Wizards basketball. “High expectations.” “Targets on our backs.” A chip on our shoulders.” These are how the Wizards describe their mindset going into the 2014-15 season. Check out what Drew Gooden, Nene, DeJuan Blair, Bradley Beal, and John Wall had to say in a short video […] The post VIDEO: Wizards Media...
Via Hoop District
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews: DeJuan Blair

2013-2014 Key Stats Games played, started: 78, 13 Total minutes, per game: 1214, 15.6 Points per game: 6.4 Field goals: 210-393 (.534) Rebounds per game: 4.7 Total blocks 21 In what was a brilliant offseason for Ernie Grunfeld (still having trouble writing that without it actually being sarcastic anymore), one of the most expected, then […] The post Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews...
Via Hoop District
27 days ago  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair says joining the Wizards is ‘a dream come true’

There was a point last season when basketball was no longer fun for new Wizard DeJuan Blair. Known for his bright smile and intensity, the burly forward-center was in his first season with the Mavericks after spending his first four NBA seasons as a contributor for the perennially successful Spurs, and the game just wasn’t the same. “It was just a lot of things I wasn’t into...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: DeJuan Blair Signing Grade

Washington Wizards: DeJuan Blair Signing Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Contract: 3 seasons, 6 million First of all, it has to be said that the Dallas Mavericks are truly a first class organization. The Mavericks would have liked to keep DeJuan Blair, but didn’t have the necessary cap room remaining to give him a good deal. Not only did they trade him to a...
Via HoopStuff
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards Trade For DeJuan Blair

The Washington Wizards have acquired DeJuan Blair via sign-and-trade with the Dallas Mavericks. Blair will make $6 million over three years. He averaged 6.4 points and 4.7 rebounds as a role player for the Mavs last season. “DeJuan gives us a tough inside presence who can score and rebound at both front... The post Wizards Trade For DeJuan Blair appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair Agrees Upon Three-Year, $6M Deal With Wizards

DeJuan Blair has agreed upon a three-year, $6 million deal with the Washington Wizards. The third season on Blair's deal will be a team option. Blair spent last season with the Dallas Mavericks.
Via RealGM
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards Rumors: Washington in talks with Mavericks to acquire DeJuan Blair

Marc Stein of ESPN reports that the Washington Wizards are in talks with the Dallas Mavericks to acquire big man DeJuan Blair in an off season trade. The Mavericks acquired Blair in free agency after Blair spent his first four seasons playing in San Antonio with the Spurs. Dallas used Blair sparingly throughout this season. With that being said, his future with the team was in question...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards close to acquiring DeJuan Blair

The Washington Wizards are looking to acquire a new backup power forward, and they are zeroing in on one of their favorite targets. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Wizards are close to acquiring DeJuan Blair from the Dallas Mavericks. This is certainly interesting news, and would be a very nice fit for the Wizards if they do indeed get this deal done. Washington...
Via Sports-Glory
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards in talks with Mavericks in a sign-and-trade for DeJuan Blair

Looking to shore up their front-court rotation, the Washington Wizards are in talks with the Dallas Mavericks for a potential sign-and-trade that would land the Wizards forward DeJuan Blair, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. Washington and Dallas are in advanced discussions on a potential sign-and-trade deal that would land DeJuan Blair with Wizards — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine...
Via KCM Sports
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: DeJuan Blair ejected after kicking Tiago Splitter

DeJuan Blair was a huge force in leading the Dallas Mavericks’ Game 4 comeback against the San Antonio Spurs, but all the momentum he brought to the team and arena was lost when he was ejected with 3:08 left in the game after kicking Tiago Splitter. Blair was hit with a technical and then ejected […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: DeJuan Blair could be odd man out in Dallas

The Dallas Mavericks could target a free agent big man this summer, and it could mean the end of their three man rotation at the center position. The odd man out could be DeJuan Blair.The Mavs would love to make a splash signing, like Carmelo Anthony, to upgrade their roster. However, that seems unlikely. Instead, the Mavs could tweak the supporting cast around Dirk Nowitzki. One...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Dallas Mavericks shouldn’t partake in the Andrew Bynum sweepstakes

Picture this if you will: driving to the hoop and getting elbowed in the ribs, while in the air, by a 7-foot, 285-pound man. At 6-foot and 178 pounds, that was J.J. Barea in the 2011 NBA Playoffs, back when he played for the championship Dallas Mavericks. If you follow the NBA, there is no doubt in my mind that you shouldn’t remember this incident. If not, let me refresh your memory…http...
Via isportsweb.com
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Blair on return to San Antonio: "It's going to be fun."

AT&T CENTER – Walking into the Dallas Mavericks locker room, there sat a joking-smiling DeJuan Blair in conversation with Jae Crowder. This wasn’t the usual sight you would see from Blair last year when walking into the San Antonio Spurs locker room before a game. I asked Blair, who was much more charismatic today as opposed to last year when I spoke with him in a Spurs...
Via Project Spurs
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair still looking to prove himself to Spurs

Ever since former San Antonio Spurs forward DeJuan Blair became a free agent and subsequently signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the headlines have been hard to avoid. Blair seems to have been in more headlines regarding his former team than he his been for his current team, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban also jumped in on the fun along the way. Dallas Morning News...
Via Project Spurs
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair is worth a look after scoring 18 point and grabbing eight rebounds on Day 19

 DeJuan Blair is rolling off the bench for the Dallas Mavericks. The former Spur scored 18 points (7-of-9 shooting, 4-of-6 free throws), grabbed eight rebounds, dished two assists, stole two balls and blocked a shot in 25 minutes. He also fouled five times, but he's outplaying starter Samuel Dalembert (six points, four rebounds, two blocks, a steal and an assist).Blair is giving...
Via Hoop Fantasies Fantasy Basketball Blog
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair's Value To The Mavericks

Another week, another DeJuan Blair update, and another chance to take a shot at the San Antonio Spurs. Now that the first couple of weeks of the 2013-14 NBA season are now in the books, players that are new to their respective teams, are starting to solidify their spots in the rotation and become more familiar with their new teammates and playbook. And that much is true for Blair...
Via Project Spurs
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair has been a treasure for the Mavs

Saddled at the end of the San Antonio Spurs' bench last season, Blair has been a key contributor for Dallas after signing a one-year, $884,293 free agent contract with the Mavericks in August. The five-year veteran backup center is averaging 8.7 points and 7.4 rebounds, and is fifth in the NBA in steals with 2.43 per game. In describing his displeasure at being mired in Spurs...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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