JOHN LUCAS NEWS

Jazz help out Cavs’ pursuit of Kevin Love

The Utah Jazz have traded John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas, and Erik Murphy to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Carrick Felix, a 2015 2nd round pick, and $1 million. This trade is most beneficial to the Cavs because this gives Cleveland three non guaranteed contracts, which helps in their pursuit of All Star forward Kevin Love. NBA insider for Yahoo, Adrian Wojnarowski, has said ” As...
Via KC Sports Ninja
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jazz help out Cavs in pursuit of Kevin Love

The Utah Jazz have traded G John Lucas III, F Malcolm Thomas, and F/C Erik Murphy to the Cleveland Cavaliers for G Carrick Felix, 2015 2nd round pick, and $1M. This trade is most beneficial to the Cavs because this gives Cleveland 3 non guaranteed contracts, which helps in their pursuit of All Star forward Kevin Love. NBA insider for Yahoo, Adrian Wojnarowski, (Woj), has said ...
Via KC Sports Ninja
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers acquire three players from Jazz in deal for Carrick Felix

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired guard John Lucas III and forwards Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy from the Utah Jazz in exchange for guard Carrick Felix, Cleveland's 2015 second round draft pick and cash considerations, GM David Griffin announced Tuesday night from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Lucas appeared in 42 games (six starts) for the Jazz in 2013-14 with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers trade Carrick Felix to Utah

CLEVELAND -- A person familiar with the trade says the Cleveland Cavaliers have sent guard Carrick Felix to Utah for three players with non-guaranteed contracts, a deal to give them more assets to go after Kevin Love. The Cavs sent Felix, a second-round pick out of Arizona State in 2013, and $1 million to the Jazz for guard John Lucas and forwards Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy,...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs & Jazz Trade

Photo Credit: Getty Images   The Cavs and Jazz have made completed a 4 player trade. Utah receive: Carrick Felix (33rd overall pick 2013), future 2nd round draft pick and $1 million in cash. Cleveland receive: John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy Why did the Cavs pull the trigger on this trade? All three contracts they received are non guaranteed deals. In Murphy, Lucas...
Via Pass The Pill
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs swing minor trade that may not be so minor

The Cleveland Cavaliers have pulled off a trade. It wasn’t for Kevin Love– yet. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Tuesday night that the Cavs pulled off a rather minor deal with the Utah Jazz. That deal has been confirmed. In the deal, Cleveland sends Carrick Felix, a future second-round pick and cash to the Jazz in return for John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers trade Carrick Felix, other assets to Utah for non-guaranteed contracts

Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting Monday night that the Cavaliers have agreed to trade Carrick Felix, plus other assets to the Utah Jazz for three players with non-guaranteed contracts. Utah's trading John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy to Cleveland for Carrick Felix, future 2nd and $1M, sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 22,...
Via Waiting For Next Year
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Acquire Three Non-Guaranteed Contracts From Jazz

The Utah Jazz will trade John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Carrick Felix, a future second round pick and $1 million in cash. The Cavaliers have been searching for non-guaranteed contracts in order to flip them to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a deal involving Kevin Love. The Wolves are seeking cap relief along with Andrew Wiggins and Anthony...
Via RealGM
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Rumors: Veterans could be left out of rebuilding

The Utah Jazz are looking to get back to their winning ways. The future looks bright with having five lottery picks on the roster all under the age of 24. Where do veterans fit into this equation? Richard Jefferson, Marvin Williams, John Lucas, and Brandon Rush are all wondering this same question. The four veterans on the Jazz do not have guaranteed contracts next season, leaving...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

CC Video of the day: Fight, fight, fight!

The Jazz are one of the worst teams in the NBA while the Rockets are among the best. So it goes without saying that maybe some frustrations mounted up for Utah’s John Lucas III because he and Rocket’s Francisco Garcia squared off and began to fight at the end of the game. [follow]
Via Crossover Chronicles
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz's Lucas loses his cool in blowout loss to Rockets

Utah Jazz guard John Lucas III wasn't just going to watch an embarrassing loss to the Houston Rockets on Monday go into the books .
Via FOXSports.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz's Lucas loses his cool in blowout loss to Rockets

Utah Jazz guard John Lucas III wasn't just going to watch an embarrassing loss to the Houston Rockets on Monday go into the books. As the Rockets were dribbling out the final seconds of a 124-86 victory, Lucas stole the ball an attempted to make it 36-point loss instead of 38. But not only did fail at that, he shoved and was prepared to get into a fist fight with Rockets guard...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

John Lucas III Tries To Start Fight In Final Seconds Of Jazz-Rockets (Video)

Utah Jazz guard John Lucas III just couldn’t take his 38-point loss and go home. The Jazz got their doors blown off Monday night by the Houston Rockets, and as the final seconds ticked away, the Rockets were more than happy to just dribble out the clock and call it a night. This plan was not OK with Lucas, though. Lucas stole the ball at midcourt with just over five seconds to...
Via NESN.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz and Rockets nearly brawl over last play

Photo Credit: Scott G. Winterton/Deseret News We’ve all heard the cliche before: “play until the whistle blows.” However, it is an unwritten rule in the NBA that if one team is dribbling out the clock at the end of the game, play is essentially over. That was the case as Rockets point guard Isaiah Canaan was attempted to do just that to seal Houston’s 124-86 blowout of the...
Via Pass The Pill
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jazz-Rockets nearly ends in a fight

The end of the Rockets-Jazz game Monday night looked like it was about to turn into a boxing match as Jazz’s John Lucas III and Rockets’ Francisco Garcia squared off and put up their fists in a near fight.  It all started when Lucas stole the ball from Isaiah Canaan who was trying to dribble out the clock of a 38-point win, 124-86. Garcia pushed Lucas and the scuffle ensued...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Player John Lucas III Says He Deserved Benching, ‘I Wasn’t Playing Good, Why Would I Stay on the Court?’

John Lucas III did not have an easy path to the NBA. After going undrafted out of Oklahoma State, Lucas played in Italy, Spain, China and the D-League around a couple of stints with the Rockets and Bulls. His roundabout journey to the league has given him a unusually humble perspective. Lucas has finally found a place in the NBA, first as a member of the Toronto Raptors last season...
Via NESN.com
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

John Lucas III’s Twitter account got verified after LeBron dunked on him

There are many ways to get your Twitter account verified and it appears that Utah Jazz guard John Lucas the third got his verified after LeBron James dunked on him. As we hop into the wayback machine, John was a member of the Chicago Bulls and this dunk in January of 2012 sent shockwaves through the Interwebs: Now, thanks to Alex Kennedy, we learn that Twitter sprung into action...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

John Lucas III looks to be the Jazz starting point guard for opener

Back on October 14, we found out that Utah Jazz rookie point guard Trey Burke had a broken finger on his shooting hand and was going to require surgery that could put him out for upwards of three months. Considering the Jazz are in a rebuilding mode and partially banking on Burke having a Damian Lillard-type of rookie season, they didn't have a ton of options at point guard left...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

With help from Johns, Trey Burke moves past summer league

Apologies to Jazz point John Lucas III but in these parts when someone drops the name "John" it really only refers to one person. The name-drop is usually paired with a second name but not a surname. John and Karl like bread and butter like pick and roll. We get it. We know who John is. But Trey Burke being new here and trying to be helpful offered clarification as training...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Free Agency Grade

Utah Jazz: Free Agency Brandon Hartman: VP of Content/Hoopstuff Moves Made: Traded for Brandon Rush (1 year, 4 Million) Traded for Richard Jefferson (1 year, 11 Million) Traded for Andris Biedrins (1 year, 9 Million) Signed John Lucas (2 years, 3.2 Million) Despite never winning an NBA Championship, the Jazz have always earned respect by battling it out with the larger market teams...
Via HoopStuff
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: What Projected Second Stringers MUST Work On

Utah Jazz: What Projected Second Stringers MUST Work On By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher PG: John Lucas III- Field Goal Percentage - Lucas is an NBA fan favorite, for being so small and such an electrifying scorer at times, with absolutely no fear, but if he wants to truly help this team, he needs to improve on his efficiency, because he is a very inefficient scorer, from the...
Via HoopStuff
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jazz sign free-agent guard Lucas

The Utah Jazz have signed free-agent guard John Lucas III, who played last season with the Toronto Raptors. The 5-foot-11 guard averaged 5.3 points and 1.7 assists in 13.1 minutes in a career-high 63 games last season, his fifth in the NBA. Lucas, who has also played in Houston and Chicago, has career averages of 5.1 points, 1.5 assists and 1.0 rebounds in 11.8 minutes. He is...
Via Fox Sports
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

John Lucas Decides On Utah Jazz For Next Destination

According to Marc Stein of ESPN, guard John Lucas has decided to head to the Utah Jazz. Lucas, who averaged 5.3 points and 1.7 assists a game last season with the Toronto Raptors will give the Jazz a solid option behind rookie Trey Burke. Lucas, who has played in the NBA since the 2005-06 season with the Houston Rockets, has also played with the Chicago Bulls, Raptors and spent three...
Via FF Locker Room
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: John Lucas III To Sign With Jazz

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, 5-year NBA veteran, John Lucas III, has agreed to sign with the Utah Jazz. The 30-year-old point guard averaged 5.3 points, 1.7 assists and 1 rebound in 13 minutes per game for the Toronto Raptors this season.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

John Lucas III Agrees To Deal With Jazz

John Lucas III has agreed to a deal with the Utah Jazz. Lucas spent last season with the Toronto Raptors.
Via RealGM
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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