DEXTER PITTMAN NEWS

Hawks waive Eddie, Pittman, trim roster to 15

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks have trimmed their roster to 15 players by waiving forward Jarell Eddie and center Dexter Pittman. The moves on Tuesday were expected. The offseason signings of wing players Thabo Sefolosha and Kent Bazemore, combined with the addition of rookie center Adreian Payne, left no openings on the roster. Eddie and Pittman didn't play in the Hawks'...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dexter Pittman, Jarell Eddie Waived By Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks waived Dexter Pittman and Jarell Eddie on Tuesday. Both Pittman and Eddie were training camp invitations.
Via RealGM
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Smith Clears Waivers

Greg Smith has cleared waivers after being released this week by the Houston Rockets. Smith was waived in order for the Rockets to sign Dexter Pittman. Smith averaged 3.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in 9.1 minutes in 11 appearances with the Rockets.
Via RealGM
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets Sign Dexter Pittman, Release Greg Smith

The Houston Rockets agreed to sign Dexter Pittman while waiving Greg Smith. Smith has missed most of the season due to a knee injury. Pittman, who went to training camp with the Chicago Bulls and later signed a 10-day contract with the Atlanta Hawks, has averaged 11.3 points and 6.8 rebounds with the Austin Toros of the NBA D-League.
Via RealGM
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Release Dexter Pittman, Create Roster Spot To Sign Mike Muscala

The Atlanta Hawks have released center Dexter Pittman. Pittman, who was signed to a 10-day contract on Feb. 22, appeared in two games with the Hawks this year. The Hawks have signed Muke Muscala.
Via RealGM
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bulls Waive Pittman, D.J. White

The Chicago Bulls will waive Dexter Pittman and D.J. White, according to sources. Pittman was acquired by the Memphis Grizzlies from the Miami Heat at last year's deadline. White spent part of last season in China and then with the Boston Celtics.
Via RealGM
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Dexter Pittman chose Bulls over Spurs

Former Miami Heat Center Dexter Pittman had a pretty busy year so far.    On February 21, 2013, Pittman and a second round pick were traded by the Heat to the Memphis Grizzlies for the rights to Ricky Sanchez and a trade exception. His tenure as a Grizzly was cut short when he was waived just two months later in April.   At that point, Dexter came to the conclusion...
Via Project Spurs
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Dexter Pittman Accepts Training Camp Invite With Bulls

Free agent center Dexter Pittman has accepted an invitation to the Chicago Bulls’ training camp, a league source told RealGM. Pittman’s camp deal will be non-guaranteed, giving the 6-foot-11 big man an opportunity to battle for a spot on the regular season roster. Pittman played four games for the San Antonio Spurs’ summer league team, averaging seven points, six rebounds and...
Via RealGM
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Summer League: Dexter Pittman to play on Spurs’ squad

As the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas is just four days away (July 12), the San Antonio Spurs have yet to release their roster. However, some names have already been reported and now, Dexter Pittman, will be one player who joins the Spurs’ squad according to Hoopsworld.com. Dexter Pittman is going to play with the Spurs' summer league team next week in Vegas. —...
Via Project Spurs
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Grizzlies waive C Dexter Pittman

The Memphis Grizzlies have waived center Dexter Pittman, who played in only seven games with the team after being acquired in a trade from the Miami Heat. The Grizzlies announced the move Sunday. Memphis acquired the 6-foot-11 Pittman on Feb. 21 in a trade that also brought a 2013 second-round draft pick from the Heat in exchange for the draft rights to Ricky Sanchez. Pittman...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat send Pittman, pick to Grizzlies

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat now have an open roster spot, just in case someone comes along and intrigues the reigning NBA champions before the season enters the home stretch. And in return, the Memphis Grizzlies got a big man. The Heat sent backup center Dexter Pittman and a second-round pick in this year's draft to the Grizzlies on Thursday for the rights to center Ricky Sanchez...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Open Up Roster Spot In Trading Dexter Pittman To Grizzlies

The Heat obtained rights to Argentinian Ricky Sanchez from the Grizzlies for Dexter Pittman & 2nd round pick.  The move opens up a roster spot for the Heat, who are reportedly interested in Jermaine O’Neal and Kenyon Martin. According to ESPN: The Miami Heat and Memphis Grizzlies completed a minor trade that helps both teams manage their rosters. The Heat sent raw center Dexter...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

State of the Heat: Big things, little package

When the Miami Heat went so far as to call center Dexter Pittman up from the D-League before Thursdays game to have an extra big body, you had to figure they really were concerned about Dwight Howard. But if you just foul Howard, what is there to be worried about? Ever since the Los Angeles Lakers picked up Howard last summer, there has been some concern about how the small and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

State of the Heat: Big things, little package

When the Miami Heat went so far as to call center Dexter Pittman up from the D-League before Thursdays game to have an extra big body, you had to figure they really were concerned about Dwight Howard. But if you just foul Howard, what is there to be worried about? Ever since the Los Angeles Lakers picked up Howard last summer, there has been some concern about how the small and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Dexter Pittman took his talents to Sioux Falls, has the shirt to prove it (Picture)

.@miamiheat assignee Dexter Pittman is excited to be in Sioux Falls! @9clouds @nbadleague twitter.com/SFSkyforce/sta… — Sioux Falls Skyforce (@SFSkyforce) December 27, 2012 Former Texas big man Dexter Pittman was hardly playing with the Miami Heat this season, so the team sent him to its D-League affiliate on Wednesday to get some playing time. Judging by the T-shirt the Sioux...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Heat assign Dexter Pittman to D-League

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says the team has assigned center Dexter Pittman to the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA's Development League. Spoelstra says the move will give the second-year player from Texas more time to develop. Pittman has played in only four games this season for the Heat and is averaging 1.5 points and 1.8 rebounds per game. Miami...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Heat close trip to China with loss to Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Miami Heat 99-89 Sunday in the second of two exhibition games played in China, this one taking place at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai. L.A.'s DeAndre Jordan led all scorers with 18 points, while Blake Griffin pitched in with 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Clippers. LeBron James and Chris Bosh were the leading scorers for the Heat...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Heat Disappointed In Dexter Pittman

Dexter Pittman has one-year remaining on his contract with the Heat.
Via RealGM
September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Miami Heat :NBA Offseason (draft, trades, and free agency)

Miami:  NBA Draft Grade C (45) Justin Hamilton, C The Miami Heat just one the NBA championship so clearly they don’t have a big time needs. So it came as no shock when the Heat traded away their 1st round pick. With the luxury tax system in place after next season the Heat don’t need another guaranteed contract. In the second round the Heat picked up center Hamilton...
Via roundballchat.com
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Pat Riley: Chris Bosh is a Tim Duncan type player

Despite being NBA Champions and despite the fact that they only got better this summer, the Miami Heat are still looked at as a team with a flaw.  They're not big enough.  The team's only true centers are Joel Anthony, who many have said has hands like bricks, and Dexter Pittman, who is Dexter Pittman.  That fact isn't lost on Heat President Pat Riley, but it also...
Via Project Spurs
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Enemy Chatter: The Heat suddenly miss Chris Bosh

We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose of 'enemy chatter' from Miami. On a night when the Boston Celtics were determined to hit the Heat literally where they're hurting by pounding the ball inside to Kevin Garnett, Miami had no options to counter. For the previous...
Via Red's Army
June 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem's Suspension Could Have Major Impact on Heat's Chances to Close Out Pacers

The Miami Heat was handed down two suspensions for their rough play against the Pacers in Game 5. Udonis Haslem will miss one game while Dexter Pittman will miss three With the Heat ready to close out the series, how will the suspensions affect Miami? Dexter Pittman very much deserved his suspension after a clothesline to the neck in the last match. Fortunately for the Heat, Pittman...
Via NESN.com
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Starting 5: An affront to the game, an affront to officiating, and Doug Collins wants more

Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day. 1:  There was no game last night... I REPEAT... NO GAME LAST NIGHT!!! That... thing... that involved five guys in green shirts and five guys in white shirts running up and down a large wooden floor was not basketball.  It was to basketball what Velveeta is to cheese:  You can...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Bosh feeling better, could return

Via Crossover Chronicles
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Bosh feeling much better, could return to court

The Miami Heat are up 3-2 in their semi finals series versus the Pacers but heading into Game 6, Miami will be a bit thin in the front court. Miami will be without Udonis Haslem and Dexter Pittman with both serving suspensions and not to mention will continue to be without Chris Bosh who is out of action due to an abdominal injury. And although Miami should be able to dispatch the...
Via Bloguin Best
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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