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Detroit Pistons: Who Should Detroit Re-Sign In Free Agency?

  (Source: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Free Agents: Greg Monroe (UFA) Andre Drummond (Team Option) Reggie Jackson (UFA) Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (2yr Team Option) Tayshaun Prince (UFA) John Lucas (UFA) Cartier Martin (Player Option) Quincy Miller (UFA) Joel Anthony (UFA) The Detroit Pistons are heading into an important...
Via HoopStuff
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Free Agency 2015 edition

For the Detroit Pistons, this offseason poses a lot of different questions surrounding the future of the organization.  Through the upcoming NBA Draft, the Pistons have a chance to add some marquee talent to the roster, hoping to help this team reach their full potential. However, outside of the draft, there is no greater concern for the Pistons than the one that surrounds this...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons sign guard John Lucas III for remainder of season

  The Detroit Pistons have signed guard John Lucas III for the remainder of the season. Lucas had already signed two 10-day contracts with Detroit this season, giving the Pistons additional depth at point guard after Brandon Jennings went down with an Achilles injury. The 5-foot-11 Lucas has averaged 5.0 points, 3.3 assists and 12.2 minutes in eight games with Detroit. The Pistons...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons sign Lucas for remainder of season

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons have signed guard John Lucas III for the remainder of the season. Lucas had already signed two 10-day contracts with Detroit this season, giving the Pistons additional depth at point guard after Brandon Jennings went down with an Achilles injury. The 5-foot-11 Lucas has averaged 5.0 points, 3.3 assists and 12.2 minutes in eight games...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons Sign John Lucas III For Remainder Of Season

The Detroit Pistons are signing John Lucas III to a deal for the remainder of the season. Lucas has played on two 10-day contracts with the Pistons.
Via RealGM
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons Sign John Lucas III To 2nd 10-Day Contract

The Detroit Pistons have signed John Lucas III to a second 10-day contract. The 5-foot-11, 166-pound guard has averaged 4.8 points, 4.0 assists and 12.8 minutes in six games with Detroit. He scored a season-high 10 points at Indiana (2/4) and has dished out a season-high six assists twice. Originally signed on February 2, Lucas joined the Pistons following a stint with the Fujian...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Lucas signs second 10-day contract with Pistons

The Pistons made it official Thursday morning, signing point guard John Lucas III to a second 10-day contract. The deal, which will cover the first three games after the All-Star break, will bring Detroit to the trading deadline, where Stan Van Gundy can either make a move for a backup point guard or sign Lucas for the remainder of the season. Lucas was playing in China when Brandon...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The Detroit Pistons sign John Lucas III to a second 10-day contract

The Detroit Pistons have recently started doing something that Piston fans haven’t been used to in a while, losing. After starting the season 5-23, the Pistons made major team moves, capped off with the release of Josh Smith. After Smith’s release, the Pistons began to win again and things seem to be looking up for the team. The playoffs didn’t seem too far out in the East...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jennings dedicated to helping Pistons from sidelines

AUBURN HILLS -- Brandon Jennings thinks the Pistons are going to make the playoffs, and he plans on being with them every step of the way. "This team is going to keep playing hard, and I think they are going to make it," he said. "We've got John Lucas III, which gives us another veteran point guard, and they aren't going to quit. "As for me, I'm going to being filling the same role...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

John Lucas To Sign In China

John Lucas III will sign a deal in the Chinese Basketball Association. Lucas has reportedly pulled out of a workout with the Los Angeles Lakers. Lucas was waived by the Washington Wizards before the season.
Via RealGM
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

John Lucas To Sign In China

John Lucas III will sign a deal in the Chinese Basketball Association. Lucas has reportedly pulled out of a workout with the Los Angeles Lakers. Lucas was waived by the Washington Wizards before the season.
Via RealGM
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

John Lucas III Receives Interest In NBA, China; Hoping For Bulls Return

Free agent guard John Lucas III received interest from the Oklahoma City Thunder, Indiana Pacers and Memphis Grizzlies, but declined those potential opportunities due to their short-term nature and has focused on making a more long-term decision, league sources told RealGM.The Thunder, Pacers and Grizzlies scoured the free-agent market for point guards after injury issues, and they...
Via RealGM
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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
October 21, 2014  |  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
September 28, 2014  |  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't surprise...
Via Celtics Life
September 28, 2014  |  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
September 28, 2014  |  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...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Trade Four To The Celtics For Keith Bogans

The Cleveland Cavaliers have shipped John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas, Erik Murphy and Dwight Powell to the Boston Celtics for Keith Bogans and two 2nd round pick. In his 11-year-career, Bogans has average just over 6 ppg, 2.7 rebounds and shot .353% from the three-point line. Bogans will be another key bench player, along with Mike […] The post Cavaliers Trade Four To The Celtics...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

With Keith Bogans Trade, Celtics Settle For What They Could Get

Dwight Powell was better than nothing. That was evidently Danny Ainge’s thought process in swinging Thursday’s trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The package of Powell, Erik Murphy, Malcolm Thomas, John Lucas III and two second-round picks is likely not the haul the Boston Celtics envisioned getting for Keith Bogans, but it clearly beat the alternatives. With media day just...
Via NESN.com
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the Keith Bogans era is over

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Celtics sent the long-since-excused Bogans and his bloated $5.3 million nonguaranteed contract, along with a pair of second-round picks they were never going to see (top-55 protected picks from Sacramento...
Via Red's Army
September 26, 2014  |  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...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers acquire Bogans from Celtics

CLEVELAND (AP) The Cleveland Cavaliers acquired guard Keith Bogans and the rights to Sacramento's 2015 and 2017 second-round picks from the Boston Celtics on Thursday night. The Celtics got guard John Lucas III, forwards Erik Murphy, Dwight Powell and Malcolm Thomas and Cleveland's 2016 and 2017 second-round picks. The Cavaliers acquired Lucas, Murphy and Thomas from Utah on July...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2014  |  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...
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September 25, 2014  |  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
September 25, 2014  |  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...
Via Mill City Sports
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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