Kent Bazemore Signs With Hawks

Kent Bazemore has agreed to a one-year, $4 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, according to ESPN. The Hawks also signed Thabo Sefolosha this off-season. The San Antonio Spurs were among many teams pursuing Bazemore. He averaged 13.1 points with the Lakers, while shooting 45.1% from the field and 37.1% from downtown. (Via The post Kent Bazemore Signs With...
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Lakers Rumors: Hawks lure away Kent Bazemore with two-year, $4 million deal

PHOTO: ESPN While the Los Angeles Lakers were able to retain a couple of their own free agents today in Jordan Hill and Nick Young, one of the team’s newest additions managed to escape their grasp. Kent Bazemore and the Atlanta Hawks have agreed to a two-year deal worth $4 million, according to Marc Stein from ESPN. ESPN sources say Kent Bazemore is headed to the Atlanta Hawks...
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Kent Bazemore, Hawks Reach Two-Year, $4M Guaranteed Deal

Kent Bazemore has reached agreement on a $4 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, fully guaranteed over two seasons, a league source told RealGM. Bazemore had fielded interest from several team and held meetings this week, and he traveled to Atlanta for a visit to the Hawks. The Los Angeles Lakers and Charlotte Hornets made late pushes for Bazemore, a source said. An athletic...
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Lakers Rumors: Team reached out to Pau Gasol, Kent Bazemore on Wednesday, reiterated desire to re-sign both

PHOTO: ESPN As the world waits for a decision from both LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, the Los Angeles Lakers continued to pursue other free agent targets on Wednesday. According to Darren Wolfson from, the Lakers met again with Pau Gasol on Wednesday night. Marc J. Spears from Yahoo Sports later confirmed the report and said that Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak...
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Who is this Kent Bazemore guy?

Sources: Kent Bazemore has meetings with the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday and the Boston Celtics on Wednesday. — Michael Scotto (@MikeAScotto) July 7, 2014 There have been a few reports this off-season about the Celtics interest in Kent Bazemore. I’ll come clean and admit that I don’t know a damn thing about this guy. Turns out… Bazemore is a...
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Sixers Interested In Bazemore

photo credit: HeelSports via photopin cc The Philadelphia 76ers are reportedly interested in free agent Kent Bazemore, according to Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. The 6-foot-5 Bazemore averaged 6.0 points, 1.4 assists and 1.7 rebounds last season, when he split time between the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors. In addition to the Sixers, the Atlanta Hawks, Dallas...
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Sixers, Everyone Express Interest in Kent Bazemore

eague, but in Philadelphia, we're really just scraping for any cookie crumb that falls on the floor. The first crumb, the Sixers reported interest in Celtics guard Avery Bradley, was vacuumed away quickly as Bradley signed a four year, $32 million deal to remain a Celtic. The latest crumb comes from Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders, who reports that the Sixers, among many...
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Hawks interested in signing Kent Bazemore

The Atlanta Hawks pushed the Indiana Pacers to seven games in the first round of the NBA Playoffs last season, and it was mainly because of their ability to shoot the three-point shot. According to a report from Michael Scotto of, the Hawks are interested in signing knock-down shooter Kent Bazemore. This would be a perfect move to fit their system, and would add...
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Lakers Rumors: Unrestricted free agent Kent Bazemore enters contract talks with Jazz

PHOTO: ESPN If the Lakers want to retain the services of Kent Bazemore, they may need to hurry. According to Marc J. Spears from Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz have entered preliminary contract talks with Bazemore, who is an unrestricted free agent. The Lakers still have have interest in re-signing Bazemore, though they may not be ready to agree to a deal with the 25-year-old seeing...
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Rumor: Spurs show interest in Kent Bazemore

According to Alex Kennedy and David Pick, Kent Bazemore has gotten interested from the San Antonio Spurs as well as other teams around the league. Alex Kennedy of is reporting that the Spurs, Hawks, Celtics, Mavericks, Lakers and Suns are all interested in the 6-5 small guard. David Pick of is reporting that […]
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Kent Bazemore Receives Personal Call From Brad Stevens, Interest Elsewhere

Kent Bazemore received a personal phone call from Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens after the start of free agency at midnight, a league source told RealGM. Bazemore and Stevens have a history and mutual respect: Stevens’ Butler program eliminated Bazemore’s Old Dominion team in the NCAA tournament in 2011. Bazemore also received free-agent interest from the Dallas Mavericks...
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Celtics interested in Kent Bazemore

Confirmed that one of Brad Stevens’ first calls was to @KentBazemore20. The two faced off in college, so they know each other well. #Celtics— Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) July 1, 2014Kent Bazemore was a fan favorite on the Warriors bench and after being traded to the Lakers last season, put up some great offensive numbers for the purple and egg yolk.
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Lakers Decline Qualifying Offer To Kent Bazemore

The Los Angeles Lakers have declined the option to extend Kent Bazemore a qualifying offer. Bazemore is now an unrestricted free agent. Despite Bazemore’s solid season with the Lakers, it appears that Los Angeles is more interested in clearing up as much cap space as possible. However, the Lakers are still... The post Lakers Decline Qualifying Offer To Kent Bazemore appeared first...
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Lakers are expected to hang on to Kent Bazemore

credit: One of  the few bright spots for the Lakers this season was the emergence of Kent Bazemore, whom they acquired in a trade with the Warriors. During his 23 games with the Lakers, Bazemore averaged 13.1 points to go along with 3.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists, and an impressive 1.3 steals per game. Bazemore showed the Lakers and the rest of the league that he has the capability...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Lakers bring back RFA Kent Bazemore?

After his mid-season trade to the Los Angeles Lakers, Kent Bazemore proved to be much more than the towel-waving bench player that he was during his time in Golden State. The 24-year-old undoubtedly took advantage of the plethora of injuries on the Lakers roster and playing in the open court system of Mike D'Antoni, but -- as is the case with Kendall Marshall -- it allowed...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Expected To Re-Sign Kent Bazemore

The Lakers highly value Kent Bazemore and are expected to bring him back to the team, according to Steve Kyler of BasketballInsiders. The Lakers have the option to offer a $1.1 milion qualifying offer for Bazemore, which will make him a restricted free agent this summer. Despite the Lakers having tremendous interest in... The post Lakers Expected To Re-Sign Kent Bazemore appeared...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Kent Bazemore to have boot removed on Friday, expected to heal right foot in 4-6 weeks

Lakers forward Kent Bazemore plans to have a boot removed on his right foot after nursing a torn tendon for the past month, according to his agent, Austin Walton. Bazemore’s agent also said his client will likely fully heal his foot within four to six weeks once his boot is removed before returning for on-court workouts. According to that timetable, Bazemore could begin working...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers to offer first-round pick for Kevin Love

The Los Angeles Lakers have long been connected to Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love, and it appears that they are gearing up to make another run at acquiring him this offseason. According to reports from the Orange County Register, the Lakers plan on offering a package surrounding their first overall pick to the Wolves for Love. L.A. is currently expected to have a...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kent Bazemore thinks Kendall Marshall looks like Sesame Street’s Bert

If you happen to be looking for a bit of comic relief on this Monday night, it might have come courtesy of Los Angeles Lakers guard Kent Bazemore. Only a few short moments ago, Bazemore decided to tweet out a comparison photo on his Instagram which compares teammate Kendall Marshall to Sesame Street’s Bert: Is Kent Bazemore right? I guess that’s up to you readers to decide...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers' Kent Bazemore to undergo surgery Wednesday

After announcing Kent Bazemore would sit out the rest of the season, we are now learning the Lakers guard will undergo surgery on his foot Wednesday.An MRI revealed the 24-year-old tore the peroneus longs tendon in his right foot in a loss to the Los Angeles Clippers last week.Mike Trudell, beat reporter for reported the surgery, and that the timetable for Bazemore'...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers guard Kent Bazemore out the rest of the season

The Los Angeles Lakers lost to crosstown rivals Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday by the score of 120-97.  The blowout loss dropped the Lakers to 25-52, last place in the Pacific Division.  The Lakers were without guard Kent Bazemore for most of the game following a foot injury. Bazemore had just two points, four assists and two rebounds in only 11 minutes of action. An MRI revealed...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Kent Bazemore out for the season with torn tendon in right foot

PHOTO: Bleacher Report And the hits just keep on coming. It was announced today by the Los Angeles Lakers that Kent Bazemore would miss the remainder of the season with a torn peroneus longus tendon in his right foot. Bazemore sustained the injury during Sunday’s loss against the Los Angeles Clippers. Bazemore will require surgery to repair the torn tendon. The Lakers acquired...
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers' Kent Bazemore injures foot in loss to Clippers

The Los Angeles Lakers losing streak reached four on Sunday following a 120-97 blowout at the hands of the Los Angeles Clippers. The loss dropped the Lakers to 25-52, last in the Pacific Division. The Lakers were without guard Kent Bazemore for most of the game following a foot injury. Bazemore had just two points, four assists and two rebounds in only 11 minutes of action...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kent Bazemore To Undergo MRI On Sprained Ankle

Kent Bazemore suffered a right ankle sprain in Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. X-rays were negative, and Bazemore will undergo an MRI on Monday, the Los Angeles Lakers announced.
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEOS: Jodie Meeks and Kendall Marshall poke fun at Kent Bazemore’s short pants during shoot around

PHOTO: Bleacher Report Kent Bazemore has only been a member of the Los Angeles Lakers for a month, though it seems that his teammates are already comfortable enough to tease him about his clothing. During today’s shootaround in Milwaukee, Jodie Meeks and Kendall Marshall both posted videos to poke fun at Bazemore’s short pants. “Pull your pants down, or your shoes up, Baze...
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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