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Pelicans finalizing one-year deal with Jeff Adrien

The Pelicans are finalizing a one-year deal with Jeff Adrien, according to a report from Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports.It's a veteran's minimum contract, and Adrien will be the 13th player with a guaranteed deal who has been added to the roster for the upcoming season.Adrien has played for five teams in his five NBA seasons. Last year he was with the Timberwolves, and averaged 3.5...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Adrien Agrees To One-Year Deal With Pelicans

Jeff Adrien and the New Orleans Pelicans are finalizing a one-year deal to play for the veteran's minimum. Adrien averaged 3.5 points and 4.5 rebounds for the Minnesota Timberwolves in 17 games last season. The Pelicans have been courting him throughout free agency, but the Orlando Magic, Dallas Mavericks, Minnesota Timberwolves, New York Knicks, Charlotte Hornets and Philadelphia...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Adrien Reaches Deal With Guangdong Southern Tigers For Rest Of CBA Season

Free agent forward Jeff Adrien has reached agreement on an extremely lucrative contract with Guangdong of the Chinese Basketball Association, sources told RealGM. Despite NBA interest and 10-day contract possibilities, Adrien decided to accept a guaranteed deal with Guangdong, where he will team with Will Bynum for the remainder of the Chinese season. Adrien played 17 games for the...
Via RealGM
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Wolves waive Adrien, open roster spot

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jeff Adrien came to the Twin Cities knowing his time would be short. The serviceable big man's stint with the Timberwolves has come to an end. The team waived him Wednesday in preparation for Saturday's roster deadline, at which point all NBA contracts become guaranteed. Coach and president of basketball operations Flip Saunders had until Saturday to either keep Adrien...
Via Fox Sports North
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Adrien Waived By Timberwolves

Jeff Adrien has been waived by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Minnesota's roster now stands at 14 players.
Via RealGM
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall Shimmies After Crossover, And-1

  Two weeks ago John Wall broke out the Antoine Walker shimmy against the Lakers after knocking down a three pointer on Kobe Bryant. Tuesday he did it again. This time Minnesota’s Mo Williams was the victim. Wall hit Williams with a vicious behind-the-back crossover, putting Williams on skates. Wall then knocked down a pull-up jumper while getting fouled by Jeff Adrien. Excitement...
Via KCM Sports
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Temporary fix Adrien enjoying the ride with Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- When Jeff Adrien walked across the skyway and into the Target Center on Thursday, he was greeted by some friendly razzing from Timberwolves center Ronny Turiaf. The temp-worker power forward here only because Minnesota's been rocked by injuries -- including one to Turiaf -- came up two points short of a double-double in the Wolves' surprisingly efficient win against...
Via Fox Sports North
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Newly signed Adrien knows stint with Wolves likely temporary

The Timberwolves on Saturday signed free agent Jeff Adrien via a rarely used exception. When it comes to the 6-foot-7, 243-pound power forward, that's an appropriate tagline. Adrien, 28, is a journeyman who's bounced between the NBA, D-League and Europe since his four years at Connecticut. His height precludes him from matching up well with most NBA power forwards, but his length...
Via Fox Sports North
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves reportedly sign PF Adrien

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Timberwolves have added a big man in hopes of alleviating their injury woes. According to Real GM's Shams Charania, Minnesota and free agent Jeff Adrien agreed to a deal using a league-approved, temporary hardship roster-limit exception. The Rockets cut the 6-foot-7, 243-pound power forward/center after training camp, and the Wolves added him to bring their roster...
Via Fox Sports North
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Adrien Signing With Timberwolves Under Hardship Exception

Free agent power forward Jeff Adrien has reached agreement on a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves under the NBA’s injury hardship exception, league sources told RealGM on Saturday.With Ricky Rubio, Nikola Pekovic, Kevin Martin and Ronny Turiaf sidelined with injuries, the Timberwolves were granted a short-term exception to sign a 16th player to their roster temporarily and...
Via RealGM
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets Waive Jeff Adrien, Ish Smith, Earl Clark

The Houston Rockets have waived Jeff Adrien, Ish Smith and Earl Clark, the team announced Monday. Adrien and Smith signed guaranteed deals with the Rockets in free agency.
Via RealGM
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Late free throw sinks Magic in loss to Rockets

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff Adrien hit a free throw with 35 seconds to play as Houston rallied to beat Orlando 90-89 on Wednesday night. Troy Daniels and Isaiah Canaan led the Rockets with 14 points each. Houston (5-2) trailed by 13 entering the fourth quarter and didn't get its first lead of the second half until just over two minutes left in the game. The Magic (3-3) tied it at...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets' late free throw downs Magic 90-89

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Jeff Adrien hit a free throw with 35 seconds to play as Houston rallied to beat Orlando 90-89 on Wednesday night. Troy Daniels and Isaiah Canaan led the Rockets with 14 points each. Houston (5-2) trailed by 13 entering the fourth quarter and didn't get its first lead of the second half until just over two minutes left in the game. The Magic (3-3) tied it at 89...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Late free throw sinks Magic in loss to Rockets

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff Adrien hit a free throw with 35 seconds to play as Houston rallied to beat Orlando 90-89 on Wednesday night. Troy Daniels and Isaiah Canaan led the Rockets with 14 points each. Houston (5-2) trailed by 13 entering the fourth quarter and didn't get its first lead of the second half until just over two minutes left in the game. The Magic (3-3) tied it at...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Houston Rockets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content/Hoopstuff… Moves Made: Traded for Trevor Ariza, Alonzo Gee Signed Joey Dorsey, Jeff Adrien, Ish Smith Drafted Clint Capela, Nick Johnson Resigned Troy Daniels Strongest: Acquiring Trevor Ariza Once the decision was made not to match Chandler Parsons’ offer sheet from the...
Via HoopStuff
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks endure stinging setback at the hands of Pacers

MILWAUKEE -- Of the 64 games the Milwaukee Bucks have lost this year, their latest defeat at the hands of the reserves of the Indiana Pacers might have stung the most. Despite Pacers coach Frank Vogel sitting all of his starters Wednesday night, the Bucks were unable to come out and beat a division foe that essentially looked past them with a big game looming Friday night in Miami...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Basketball 2014: Adrieeeeen!!!

Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports Jeff Adrien If you’re a movie fan, chances are ‘Adrieeeeen!’ is a well known ‘quote’, whereas Jeff Adrien is not a well known NBA player. Forgive me for the recurring theme of poking fun of the name of nearly every player who has appeared in this column throughout the year. I hear or see a name and automatically think of where I’ve...
Via The Fantasy Fix
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Basketball: Somewhere I Belong

Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images NA In honor of Fix legend Sam Macey’s Prague adventure, I will dedicate this week’s column to a pair of guards who just can’t find their way home. Ramon Sessions and Aaron Brooks have been all over the basketball map, but both have capitalized on enhanced opportunities for run in new cities. Ramon Sessions Acquired hours before the...
Via The Fantasy Fix
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Ramon Sessions would love to be a Bobcat again

Ramon Sessions is back with the Milwaukee Bucks, he was traded along with Jeff Adrien in exchange for Gary Neal and Luke Ridnour right at this season's trade deadline. Image by Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsWhile many players would rather stay away from the soon to be Hornets Bobcats, Ramon Sessions has publicly admitted he'd love to come back. The Bobcats currently hold the...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee wastes sizzling start due to turnovers

Even the best shooting start in the NBA this season couldn't help the Milwaukee Bucks win consecutive games. The Bucks hit their first 12 shots Tuesday night, but the well went dry offensively in the fourth quarter. Minnesota scored 19 points off of Milwaukee's 10 second-half turnovers and ran away with a 112-101 victory at Target Center. "We were right there, but we let it slip...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Timberwolves outlast Bucks for 112-101 victory

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin Love had 27 points, 10 rebounds and six assists and J.J. Barea broke out of a horrid shooting slump to score 19 points to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 112-101 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night. After going 5 for 25 in his previous three games, Barea hit 7 of 10 shots to help wake the sluggish Wolves up and Kevin Martin scored 26 points...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Timberwolves outlast Bucks for 112-101 victory

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kevin Love had 27 points, 10 rebounds and six assists and J.J. Barea broke out of a horrid shooting slump to score 19 points to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 112-101 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night. After going 5 for 25 in his previous three games, Barea hit 7 of 10 shots to help wake the sluggish Wolves up and Kevin Martin scored 26 points...
Via Fox Sports North
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Basketball 2013-14: In The Bonus – Waiver Targets Week 19 – Stat Specialists

Photo Credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images We’re a week out from most league’s playoffs starting up, and it’s time to make the finishing touches to your roster. Not only should you be monitoring the waiver wire for hot hands but you should also be looking to find help in your areas of need, category specialists. By now you’re well aware what categories you excel in as well as...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrien impresses despite Bucks setback in New Orleans

The Milwaukee Bucks have spent the whole season searching for silver linings in losses, and Friday was no different. A bright spot in Milwaukee's 112-104 loss to the Pelicans in New Orleans wasn't hard to find, as Jeff Adrien continued to make a strong impression early on in his time with the Bucks. Adrien scored a career-high for the second game in a row, putting up 20 points with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks take a step back, lack urgency in loss to Kings

MILWAUKEE -- Giannis Antetokounmpo took one glance at a box score, crumpled it up and threw it to the back of his locker. There was one ripped up and laying in shreds all over the floor in front of Jeff Adrien's locker. The progress the Milwaukee Bucks made over the past four games went out the window, as did the good feelings in the locker room. Sacramento bullied the Bucks from...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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