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Wizards May Sign John Lucas III

The Washington Wizards are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, according to sources. Lucas would give the Wizards veteran depth in the backcourt after losing Bradley Beal to a wrist injury that will keep him out at least six weeks. Lucas was traded twice this offseason, first going from the Utah Jazz to the Cleveland Cavaliers and then to the Boston Celtics. Lucas was waived...
Via RealGM
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Waive Malcolm Thomas and John Lucas III, Sixers Grab Chris Johnson

In a continuation of the Keith Bogans trade, the Boston Celtics waived Malcolm Thomas and John Lucas III, as expected and Chris Johnson found a new home, also as expected. 
Via CLNS Radio
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics waive John Lucas III and Malcolm Thomas (as expected); Sixers sign Chris Johnson

Two guys on non-guaranteed deals acquired in the Keith Bogans trade, this was basically just a formality:ESPN sources say that the Boston Celtics have officially waived John Lucas III and Malcolm Thomas— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) September 28, 2014The Evan Turner contract signing imminently awaits...It didn't take long for somebody to grab Chris Johnson, and it wouldn'...
Via Celtics Life
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Waive John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas; 76ers Sign Chris Johnson

As expected, two players acquired in the Keith Bogans trade will not enter training camp with the Boston Celtics. The Celtics waived John Lucas III and Malcolm Thomas on Sunday after acquiring them from the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday, sources told ESPN’s Marc Stein. Boston traded Bogans, who was on the Celtics’ books for $5.3 million this season after playing in just six...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Trade Grade For Keith Bogans

Boston Celtics: Trade Grade For Keith Bogans By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Boston Celtics Get: Erik Murphy, John Lucas III, Malcom Thomas, Dwight Powell and 2 2nd round picks Cleveland Cavaliers Get: Keith Bogans and 2 protected 2nd round picks This is an incredibly complicated trade, but I will try and make it as simple for you as I can; it took a lot of work...
Via HoopStuff
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs News: Cavaliers Acquire Keith Bogans in Trade With Celtics

It has been confirmed that yesterday the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired Keith Bogans from the Boston Celtics in exchange for Malcolm Thomas, Erik Murphy, John Lucas, the 2016 and 2017 second round draft picks, and Dwight Powell (the 45th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft). Sources say Cavs are expected to package their three non-guaranteed deals (Erik Murphy, John Lucas and Malcolm Thomas...
Via Cavs Nation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Trade For Keith Bogans

The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded John Lucas III, Erik Murphy, Malcolm Thomas, Dwight Powell and two future second round picks in exchange for Keith Bogans, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. Bogans has a non-guaranteed contract worth $5.3 million this season and $5.5 million next season. The 34-year-old veteran has averaged 6.3... The post Cavaliers Trade For Keith Bogans appeared...
Via Hoops-Nation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Grading The Keith Bogans Trade

Cleveland Cavaliers: Grading The Keith Bogans Trade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Cleveland Cavaliers Get: Keith Bogans, 2 protected 2nd round picks Boston Celtics Get: John Lucas III, Malcom Thomas, Erik Murphy and Dwight Powell For the Cleveland Cavaliers, this is a nice trade, giving the Celtics 3 non guaranteed contracts in John Lucas III, Malcom Thomas and...
Via HoopStuff
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs trade four for Celtics' Bogans

'Twas the night before media day, and the Cavaliers made a minor trade involving four players who never put on a uniform with the team. The Cavs shipped guard John Lucas III, swingman Malcolm Thomas, forward Erik Murphy and rookie center/forward Dwight Powell to the Celtics for guard Keith Bogans and two second-round picks, Cavs general manager David Griffin said Thursday. Along...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics trade Keith Bogans to Cleveland in five player deal

(Photo/Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) According to reports from ESPN, the Boston Celtics have agreed to trade estranged guard Keith Bogans to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for four players, multiple draft picks, and a $5.3 million traded player exception (TPE). So, deal is Boston's Keith Bogans to Cleveland for Dwight Powell, Erik Murphy, Malcolm Thomas, John Lucas III...
Via Mill City Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Acquire Bogans From Celtics For Lucas, Murphy, Thomas, Powell, Draft Picks

The Cleveland Cavaliers have aquired Keith Bogans from the Boston Celtics in exchange for John Lucas III, Erik Murphy, Malcolm Thomas, Dwight Powell and two future second round picks, according to sources. Bogans' contract is non-guaranteed this season at $5.3 million and next season at $5.5 million.
Via RealGM
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers GM David Griffin is Acquiring More Trade Ammunition in Keith Bogans

Just when you thought Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin was done, it seems the front-runner for executive of the next five years is at it again—this time reportedly going out and getting 34-year old veteran, Keith Bogans, from the Boston Celtics. According to Marc Stein of ESPN on Twitter Thursday night, “ESPN sources say that the Cavs are in process of trading...
Via Buckeye State Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA 2K15 Player Ratings Leaked for Cleveland Cavaliers

Ah, the age old-NBA 2K player rating system. It’s a time when players and fans alike receive a numerical value or “rating” for every single player in the NBA. Certain aspects such as layups, dunks, three-pointers, steals, and rebounding are measured and all taken into account when assigning this “player rating.” Every year, before the NBA 2K video game is even released...
Via Cavs Nation
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs are Frontloading On Trade Assets; Now What?

The wheels are continuing to turn in “Believeland”.Adrian Wojnarowski reported a few days ago that Cleveland made a small, under the radar trade move: sending away $1 million and a future second rounder, and picking up 3 players from Utah (John Lucas III, Erik Murphy and Malcolm Thomas), all of whom are on non-guaranteed contracts. Clearly, they’re looking to move these...
Via TopSportsReport
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 23, 2014  |  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
July 22, 2014  |  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
July 22, 2014  |  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
July 22, 2014  |  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
July 22, 2014  |  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
July 22, 2014  |  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. 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

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

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
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