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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

Nets Waive Gary Forbes

The Brooklyn Nets have requested waivers on forward Gary Forbes. Forbes, who was signed to the training camp roster on September 30, appeared in four preseason games, averaging 6.3 points and 2.0 rebounds per game. The Nets roster now stands at 17 players.
Via RealGM
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets waive forward Gary Forbes

The Brooklyn Nets are still a few steps away from their “final” roster but the team made a notable move after their preseason game on Thursday night. According to Yahoo’s Marc Spears the Nets have elected to waive veteran forward Gary Forbes and with that move the team has dwindled their roster to 17 players. Forbes spent the 2012-2013 season in China while playing for the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Preseason Game 1 Recap: Nets 111, Wizards 106 (OT). The One Where the Reserves Shined

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce only played 12 minutes apiece in their Nets' debuts, but it was what they did while not in tonight's game that was more impressive Without Deron Williams (ankle), Jason Terry (knee), and even Gary Forbes (illness) available tonight for the Nets in their preseason opener, two of Brooklyn's key players were absent from action....
Via Brooklyn Balling
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Nets Sign Three for Training Camp

Brooklyn Nets training camp starts Monday, and the Nets added three additional players to their roster. Though the team already has their 15 man roster set in place which will likely end up being the final roster, they have brought in Gary Forbes, Chris Johnson, and Jorge Gutierrez. According to NetsDaily, they may bring in one additional player who has NBA experience. The 28 year...
Via NY Sports 24/7
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks to Work out Gary Forbes

Hoopsrumors: Unrestricted free agent Gary Forbes is expected to work out for the Knicks next week, after working out for the Lakers today, according to Jorge Sierra of HoopsHype (Twitterlinks). Both teams only have minimum-salary slots to offer free agents, so if either team were to bring Forbes aboard, it would have to be for the veteran’s minimum or on a training-camp invite...
Via Knickswag
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: L.A. bring in Gary Forbes for workout

It seems that the Los Angeles Lakers are still searching for players who could help their team next season. According to HoopsHype, the Lakers brought in Gary Forbes to workout for them today: Free agent forward Gary Forbes is working out for the Los Angeles Lakers today, one source told HoopsHype. http://t.co/jD1a1drxJJ— HoopsHype (@hoopshype) August 13, 2013 The 28-year-old Forbes...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Raptors G Lowry out with leg injury

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry is out indefinitely with a strained adductor muscle in his left leg suffered during training camp last week in Halifax, Novia Scotia. Lowry was acquired in July from the Houston Rockets in exchange for forward Gary Forbes and a future first-round lottery pick.Lowry averaged 15 points, seven assists, five rebounds, two steals and two 3-pointers per...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Raptors, Rockets finalize Lowry trade

The Raptors and Rockets completed a trade Wednesday sending point guard Kyle Lowry to the Raptors for forward Gary Forbes and a future first-round draft pick. Lowry, 26, averaged 15.9 points, 7.2 assists and 5.3 rebounds in 38 starts last season and overall set career-highs with averages of 14.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.6 steals. The Raptors have been rumored to be considering...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Raptors obtain Lowry in trade with Rockets

The Toronto Raptors obtained guard Kyle Lowry from the Houston Rockets in trade that sends forward Gary Forbes and a protected future first-round draft pick to the Rockets, ESPN.com reported. Lowry averaged 15 points, seven assists, five rebounds, two steals and two 3-pointers per game prior through the All-Star break, but saw his season end with an abdominal injury that required...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockets trade Kyle Lowry to Raptors, extend offer sheet to Lin

The Houston Rockets continued what has bee an off-season of major changes Thursday, trading rugged point guard Kyle Lowry to the Toronto Raptors for Gary Forbes and a first round draft pick. The Rockets then agreed to terms on a four-year, $29 million offer sheet for Knicks restricted free agent Jeremy Lin, a deal the [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets obtain Lowry in trade with Rockets

The Toronto Raptors obtained guard Kyle Lowry from the Houston Rockets in trade that sends forward Gary Forbes and a protected future first-round draft pick to the Rockets, ESPN.com reported. Lowry averaged 15 points, seven assists, five rebounds, two steals and two 3-pointers per game prior through the All-Star break, but saw his season end with an abdominal injury that required...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Raptors 98, Nets 67

Ben Uzoh had 12 points, a career-high 12 assists and 11 rebounds for his first career triple-double, and the Toronto Raptors routed New Jersey 98-67 in Thursday night's season finale, a loss that slightly improves the Nets' chances in the NBA draft lottery. Uzoh's triple-double was the first by a Toronto player since Alvin Williams did it against Atlanta on March 23...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Raptors bounce back against the Wizards

(Photo credit: Ron Turenne/NBAE/Getty Images via TSN.ca) The Toronto Raptors bounced back after a big loss to the Miami Heat on Friday night, with a 99-92 win over the, also struggling, Washington Wizards. Both the Raptors and the Wizards are in rebuild/re-tool modes, and are certainly looking forward to finishing their respective seasons strong and to what the off season will bring...
Via Hoops Heads North
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Raptors 105, Nuggets 96

Andrea Bargnani scored 26 points, Jose Calderon had 10 points and 10 assists and the Toronto Raptors snapped a nine-game losing streak against Denver, beating the Nuggets 105-96 Wednesday night. Toronto's two former Nuggets had big games. Gary Forbes had 11 points and 10 rebounds and Linas Kleiza scored 15 points. DeMar DeRozan added 17 points as the Raptors beat Denver for...
Via Fox Sports
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

The Starting Lineup: Clippers Tease Us With Much-Needed Win

Watching the Clippers crush the Grizzlies was a lot of fun. We saw the Clippers do a lot of the things we want them to do.  They played aggressively on both ends of the floor, earning 33 free throw attempts and forcing 16 turnovers.  They didn’t take a whole lot of threes (16), and a fair amount of the threes that were taken were pretty solid looks.  Blake Griffin and Chris...
Via NBA 24/7 365
March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Raptors snap Knicks' five-game streak

DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points before leaving with an injury, Andrea Bargnani had 21 and the Toronto Raptors routed the Knicks 96-79 Friday night, snapping New York's five-game winning streak. The Raptors, who had lost seven of 10 coming in, never trailed and led by as many as 22. Gary Forbes scored 19 points, one shy of his career-high, and Jose Calderon had 10 assists as...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Raptors Pre-Game Report: March 23, 2012

For my first Raptors Pre-Game report, I explain what to look for in these reports, Jeremy Lin’s impact on the ACC crowd the last time he was here and Gary Forbes strong play off the bench. sr_adspace_id = 1000001551307; sr_adspace_width = 728; sr_adspace_height = 90; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic";
Via Hoops Addict
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Forbes Is Grateful For His Opportunity

I usually arrive at the Air Canada Centre on game nights around 4:30 to go over my notes and do some last minute research for the game. For the most part, the court is empty. However, two Toronto Raptors players routinely are shooting around with the coaching staff: James Johnson and Gary Forbes. Johnson, unlike Forbes, has been able to enjoy the perks of his hard work as he has...
Via Hoops Addict
March 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Grizzlies thrashed by Raptors in overtime

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Jerryd Bayless scored five of his 28 points in overtime and added nine assists to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Memphis Grizzlies 114-110 on Friday night. Bayless split a pair of free throws with 15.7 left in overtime for a 111-109 lead, and it was enough to snap a six-game losing streak to Memphis. Gary Forbes, who came in averaging 3.8 points, finished...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Raptors 114, Grizzlies 110, OT

Jerryd Bayless scored five of his 28 points in overtime and added nine assists to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Memphis Grizzlies 114-110 on Friday night. Bayless split a pair of free throws with 15.7 left in overtime for a 111-109 lead, and it was enough to snap a six-game losing streak to Memphis. Gary Forbes, who came in averaging 3.8 points, finished with a career-high...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Anthony Carter’s Done In Toronto

Doug Smith is reporting the Toronto Raptors are set to either waive Anthony Carter or release him. Not a big shock, as the team is set at point guard with Jose Calderon eating up the majority of the minutes Jerryd Bayless with Gary Forbes providing spot duty when needed. Carter was brought to town to provide a veteran leadership and the front office clearly feels they’ve gotten...
Via Hoops Addict
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Raptors lose big in Beantown

The Toronto Raptors were on the road facing the Boston Celtics tonight. They got off to a slow start once again, allowing the Celtics to build a 29-16 lead after the 1st quarter. Things didn't improve from there, as they trailed the rest of the way, and lost 100-64.The Raptors shot an abysmal 34% from the field, and 44% from the free throw line going 8-18 from the charity stripe...
Via Hoops Heads North
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Hawks Outgun Raptors

Home sweet home... Or not. After going 3-2 on their road trip, the Raptors came home to a stern test versus Atlanta, one of the East's top teams and lost 100-77. Joe Johnson had 30 points on 13-18 shooting as the Hawks had 5 players in double figures. Ed Davis finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Raps. Jerryd Bayless (14 pts) and Gary Forbes (10 pts) were the only...
Via Hoops Heads North
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Forbes returns to Denver for first time with Toronto Raptors

Forward Gary Forbes arrived in Denver in September 2010 as an undrafted free agent trying to make a name for himself in the NBA. He made the roster out of training camp and started 11 games for the Nuggets, earning a free-agent contract with the Toronto Raptors in the offseason.
Via nba.com/nuggets
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

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