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Wizards Strongly Considered Drafting Klay Thompson Instead Of Vesely

The Washington Wizards considered picking Klay Thompson in the 2011 NBA Draft at No. 6 instead of Jan Vesely. Thompson blew Flip Saunders away at a pre-draft camp, but Vesely was considered a safer pick and was ranked higher on most boards. Vesely is no longer in the NBA. “We toyed with it,” Saunders said. “But heaven forbid you go out of the box and pick someone you’re higher...
Via RealGM
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NBA Player Jan Vesely Posterizes Mirza Begic

Remember former Washington Wizards lottery pick Jan Vesely? Of course you do, he’s the guy that made out with his girlfriend after getting drafted with the sixth overall pick in the 2011 draft. Oh, he also said that Blake Griffin was the American version of him… It turns out that wasn’t quite accurate. Vesely lasted just four seasons in The Association (averaging just 3.6...
Via Busted Coverage
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jan Vesely Expected To Sign With Fenerbahce Ulker

Jan Vesely is close to signing with Fenerbahce Ulker. Vesely was the sixth overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards and was traded last season to the Denver Nuggets. Vesely has played in just 2,455 minutes over three NBA seasons.
Via RealGM
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Wizards first-round pick Jan Vesely to sign with Euro Power

When Jan Vesely was drafted sixth overall in 2011 by the Washington Wizards, he declare that Blake Griffin was the “American Jan Vesely”. It’s safe to say he was bit premature, as Vesely’s career has been far glorious as Griffin’s. Now his days in the NBA may be over. According multiple reports the 6-foot-11 Czech Republic native will be heading to Europe, as he will sign...
Via KCM Sports
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Better Know a NBA Draft Prospect: Dario Saric

The 2014 NBA Draft is one of the most hyped draft classes in recent memory. As a result, most basketball fans are familiar with the names being tossed around in the top half of the lottery. Joel Embiid and his shot blocking, Andrew Wiggins and his athleticism, and Jabari Parker’s polish are known entities that aren’t in dire need of further description. So, I think that talking...
Via Total Sports Live
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Did America have a problem with Jan Vesely’s big kiss after being drafted? (Video)

One of the raging controversies over the weekend and leading off the week has to do with the kiss(es) Michael Sam shared with his boyfriend on national TV upon being drafted 249th overall by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday. Many people were grossed out at the site of two men kissing; others were upset […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Smith And The NBA’s Biggest Wastes Of Talent

The NBA’s Biggest Wastes Of Talent By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Here are the NBA’s 10 biggest wastes of talent; players that cant put all of their talents together, whether because of immaturity, a lack of focus or the inability to find their niche in this league. These players can be All Stars, starters or elite role players, but for whatever reason they...
Via HoopStuff
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jan Vesely up-faked the s— out of nobody last night (GIF)

Denver Nuggets forward Jan Vesely put on a clinic against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night. He may have only scored five points and grabbed three rebounds in 12 minutes of action, but Vesely wowed the crowd when he broke no one’s ankles with a sick up-fake early in the second quarter. No Blazers […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bulls ride fast start to 117-89 win over Nuggets

D.J. Augustin had 22 points and eight assists, and the Chicago Bulls routed the Denver Nuggets 117-89 Friday night for their fifth consecutive victory. Rookie Tony Snell added a career-high 20 points as the Bulls put seven players in double figures. Taj Gibson had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Joakim Noah finished with 14 points, 11 boards and five assists. Randy Foye scored 23...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooks, Vesely join Nuggets in Chicago

Aaron Brooks watched attentively as Denver assistant Melvin Hunt used a laptop to go over the Nuggets' system. Jan Vesely also kept a close watch on the screen from his seat on the other side of Hunt. The pregame locker-room tutorial was just one slice of a busy Friday for Brooks and Vesely, who were acquired in separate trades on Thursday. They joined their new team in Chicago...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

So Long, #MaynorTime (and @MaynorFloater?)

At this exact moment last season, I was infuriated with the Washington Wizards organization for still holding on to one Jan Vesely at the trade deadline. This season, I’m (keyword) almost sad to see him leave. The reason I’m not as happy about Vesely leaving as I thought I’d be is because ever since training […]
Via Hoop District
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Jan Vesely Trade Grade

Denver Nuggets: Jan Vesely Trade Grade Denver Nuggets Receive: Jan Vesely Washington Wizards Receive: Andre Miller Philadelphia 76ers Receive: Two 2nd round picks and Eric Maynor It can get nasty sometimes between club and veteran as a player’s career reaches its twilight. The shattered relationship between 37 year old Andre Miller and the Denver Nuggets these past few months can...
Via HoopStuff
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jan Vesely: Was it all a dream?

When the news arrived that the 6th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, the “Dunking Ninja”, the man DC faithful have come to know as Honza was being traded few could have been surprised. The bigger surprise to me was the fact that it took this long for the organization to finally publicly accept what […]
Via Hoop District
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 NBA Trade Deadline Takeaways

Grunt, Flush, Repeat10) The Cavs traded for Spencer Hawes, continuing the trend started by Joe Banner and continued by Andrew Bynum of ridding the City of Brotherly Love of unwanted refuse9) Sam Hinkie somehow got two second round picks and Eric Maynor from just getting in the middle of a Jan Vesely / Andre Miller trash swap8) Despite Tony Parker's list of maladies, the Spurs moved...
Via Five Tool Tool
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Marshall Plan, Missing The Point

The Wizards finally got the quality backup point guard they were seeking in Andre Miller. The Wizards parting ways with free agency fail Eric Maynor and a 2nd round pick (from New Orleans) in 2015. The Wizards also finally gave up on Jan Vesely, the 6th overall pick of the 2011 draft. The 38 year old Miller is making $5 million this season and will make $4.6 million next. The good...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Andre Miller Trade Grade

Washington Wizards: Andre Miller Trade Grade By Brandon Hartman: Director Of Operations at Hoopstuff… Washington Wizards Receive: Andre Miller Denver Nuggets Receive: Jan Vesely Philadelphia 76ers Receive: Two 2nd round picks and Eric Maynor When you are a team in the middle of battling it out in the Playoff hunt and are using a shooting guard to play the point for your second...
Via HoopStuff
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets trade benched Andre Miller to Washington Wizards in a three-team deal involving ...

Miller has been in Brian Shaw's doghouse since the two had a much-discussed confrontation Denver traded veteran point guard Andre Miller, who has had a falling out with the Nuggets' coaching staff, most notably Brian Shaw, to the Wizards for Jan Vesely, who has been a disappointment for Washington as a former 1st-rounder. The Wizards also traded point guard Eric Maynor to...
Via Bloguin Best
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards trade Vesely for Andre Miller

The Washington Wizards finally rid themselves of one of GM Ernie Grunfeld‘s more embarrassing embarrassments by trading forward Jan Vesely, the 6th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, to the Denver Nuggets — who clearly enjoy taking Washington’s big men trash — in exchange for disgruntled uber-veteran point guard Andre Miller. The deal also involves the Philadelphia 76ers...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets trade benched Andre Miller to Washington Wizards in a three-team deal involving ...

Miller has been in Brian Shaw's doghouse since the two had a much-discussed confrontation Denver traded veteran point guard Andre Miller, who has had a falling out with the Nuggets' coaching staff, most notably Brian Shaw, to the Wizards for Jan Vesely, who has been a disappointment for Washington as a former 1st-rounder. The Wizards also traded point guard Eric Maynor...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Wizards to get Miller in 3-team trade

A person familiar with the deal says the Washington Wizards have agreed in principle to acquire disgruntled point guard Andre Miller from the Denver Nuggets in a three-way trade that also involves the Philadelphia 76ers. The Wizards would give up two seldom-used players - forward Jan Vesely and point guard Eric Maynor. Vesely goes to the Nuggets, while Maynor gets shipped to the...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

DMV: Jan Vesely Missed 15 Straight Free Throws, Including This Airball

Jan Vesely was the sixth pick in the draft, you guys. Sixth! [FTW] Five thoughts on the Caps’ loss in NY. They’ve lost five straight. [CI] Nats may be interested in ex-A’s closer Grant Balfour. [Fox Sports] 1988 Donruss Jose Mesa is a stone classic. [O's Card O' the Day] 14 ways to improve the FedEx Field experience. [Hogs Haven] Just Art Monk and London Fletcher, hanging out...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jan Vesely's embarrassing free throw attempt

As it stands right now, the Washington Wizards are a mediocre basketball team.  On Saturday, they played the Detroit Pistons – another mediocre basketball team.  Wizards forward Jan Vesely took the cue and tossed up one of the most mediocre (see also terrible) free throws in the history of free throws. Of course, Vesely is no stranger to horrid free throws. Also during Saturday’s...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jan Vesely: Big Easy in the ‘Big Easy;’ Wizards continue road ambush

Wizards 102 Pelicans 96 January 8, 2014 New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA NBA.com highlights Just what is up with the Wizards dominating their opponents away from home? Because it’s beginning to seem a lot as if basketball proficiency has just been quarantined from within the sidelines of the Verizon Center main floor. As if […]The post Jan Vesely: Big Easy in the ‘Big Easy...
Via Hoop District
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards' Al Harrington still has timetable for return

The Washington Wizards defeated the Charlotte Bobcats on Tuesday by the score of 97-83. The win moved the Wizards to 15-17, third in the Southeast Division.  For the 25th game this season, the Wizards were without forward Al Harrington due to a knee injury.Michael Lee, Wizards  reporter for the Washington Post, tweeted the following on Harrington's status.Al Harrington (knee) won...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Nuggets game preview: “So what was all that one in a million talk?”

Denver (12-8) at Washington (9-10) December 9, 2013 at 7:00 PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: Washington Wizards C- Marcin Gortat, PF- Jan Vesely, SF- Trevor Ariza, SG- The ghost of Gilbert Arenas? or Garrett Temple, PG- John Wall Denver Nuggets C– J.J. Hickson, F- Kenneth […]The post Wizards vs. Nuggets game...
Via Hoop District
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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