LUKE RIDNOUR NEWS

Orlando Magic: Jason Smith and CJ Watson Signing Grades

(March 5, 2015 – Source: Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Orlando Magic continued their relatively quiet free agency period with the attainment of two quality bench pieces, adding big man Jason Smith and backup point guard CJ Watson to their reserves. After trading away Luke Ridnour and losing Kyle O’Quinn to New York...
Via HoopStuff
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Ridnour Dropped By Fifth Team in 16 Days After Getting Cut By Toronto Raptors

If there is anyone in this word that could use a pick me up right now it is free agent NBA guard Luke Ridnour. Life can't be too bad for the 34-year old of course. After all he has been playing in the NBA for years and should be financially well off. There is just one problem--no one wants him.For the fifth time in 16 days he is being released from a team. The other four times he...
Via FatManWriting
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Ridnour Waived By Raptors

The Toronto Raptors have waived Luke Ridnour. Ridnour was traded from the Orlando Magic to the Memphis Grizzlies to the Charlotte Hornets to the Oklahoma City Thunder and finally to the Raptors. Ridnour had a non-guaranteed contract for the 15-16 season.
Via RealGM
19 days ago  |  Discuss

On the move again: Ridnour waived by Raptors

TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors waived oft-traded guard Luke Ridnour on Thursday. Toronto acquired Ridnour and cash considerations from the Oklahoma City Thunder on June 30 for the draft rights to forward Tomislav Zubcic. After averaging four points and two assists for Orlando last season, he was dealt to Charlotte last month in a deal involving Memphis and then almost immediately...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors waive Luke Ridnour

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Raptors waived oft-traded guard Luke Ridnour on Thursday. Toronto acquired Ridnour and cash considerations from the Oklahoma City Thunder on June 30 for the draft rights to forward Tomislav Zubcic. After averaging four points and two assists for Orlando last season, he was dealt to Charlotte last month in a deal involving Memphis and then almost immediately...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pro Bball Report Week in Review 07/06/15

On Pro Bball Report recently: Team Canada, NBA Free Agency, Raptors, Cory Joseph, Knicks, Lakers, Amir Johnson, DeMarre Carroll, Bismack Biyombo, Raptors905, Tristan Thompson, LaMarcus Aldridge, David West, David Lee, Delon Wright, Norman Powell, Luke Ridnour and more.
Via Pro Bball Report
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Ridnour on getting traded over and over: 'I just laughed about it'

Luke Ridnour has had a rough week, but at least he can laugh about it. The former Magic/Grizzlies/Hornets/Thunder and current Raptors guard has been traded not one, not two, not three, but four times this offseason. No one can help but laugh about the way he's been passed around. Apparently, that includes Ridnour. Here are some quotes, courtesy of Jeff Zilgitt of USA TODAY, via SB...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Janis Timma Signs 2-Year Deal with Zenit St. Petersburg

The Orlando Magic traded Luke Ridnour to the Memphis Grizzlies for the rights to Latvian wing player Janis Timma. Since that deal last week, Ridnour has been getting passed around by several NBA franchises. Following the NBA Draft, Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan had already confirmed that Timma would not be participating in July’s Summer League. The team plans to stash the...
Via Magic Basketball Online
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Preparing for the 2015-16 NBA season

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist unveiling the new black “Buzz City” jerseys The Charlotte Hornets have been very active over the past couple of weeks with their offseason transactions and the 2015 NBA Draft. Let’s recap the decisions that Michael Jordan and the Hornets have made thus far since the end of the NBA season. June 15, 2015– C Al Jefferson exercised the third-year player...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Ridnour Traded For Fourth Time In One Week, This Time To Raptors

There are three certainties in life: death, taxes and Luke Ridnour being traded. The 34-year-old point guard was shipped from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday along with cash in exchange for a trade exception and the rights to forward Tomislav Zubcic. Ridnour averaged just four points and two assists per game this season, so...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

There he goes again: Luke Ridnour traded for fourth time in past week

The "Strive For Five" is on for NBA guard Luke Ridnour. The 34-year-old veteran was traded for the fourth time in the past week on Tuesday when Oklahoma City sent him to Toronto for a $2.85 million trade exception and the rights to Tomislav Zubcic. Ridnour's offseason started with him getting dealt from Orlando to Memphis last Wednesday. Memphis then shipped him veteran to Charlotte...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

The fifth team is a charm: Luke Ridnour was traded...again

Just when you thought the odd, odd saga of Luke Ridnour was over, yet another chapter pops up out of nowhere. According to Darnell Mayberry of the Daily Oklahoman, Ridnour was traded yet again, this time to the Toronto Raptors. https://twitter.com/DarnellMayberry/status/615893125504995328Ridnour was shuffled around three times in a 24-hour span, eventually landing on the Thunder...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ridnour traded for 4th time this offseason, dealt to Raptors

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have sent Luke Ridnour and cash to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for a trade exception and the rights to forward Tomislav Zubcic. The Thunder will have one year to exercise the trade exception. Ridnour averaged 4.0 points per game for Orlando last season. He has played for five teams in 12 years, and has a career scoring average of 9.3...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder send guard Luke Ridnour to Toronto for Zubcic

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have sent Luke Ridnour and cash to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for a trade exception and the rights to forward Tomislav Zubcic. The Thunder will have one year to exercise the trade exception. Ridnour averaged 4.0 points per game for Orlando last season. He has played for five teams in 12 years, and has a career scoring average of...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Ridnour Gives Raptors Cash And Trade Options

Luke Ridnour and his $2.85 million fully non-guaranteed contract is on the move again, this time to Toronto. Ridnour has been used as trade grease by the Magic, Grizzlies, Hornets and Thunder in quick succession and it shouldn't surprise anyone if the Raptors plan to flip him again.
Via Pro Bball Report
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder send guard Luke Ridnour to Toronto for Zubcic

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have sent Luke Ridnour and cash to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for a trade exception and the rights to forward Tomislav Zubcic. The Thunder will have one year to exercise the trade exception. Ridnour averaged 4.0 points per game for Orlando last season. He has played for five teams in 12 years, and has a career scoring average of...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Ridnour reportedly traded for fourth time in a week

“I wanna make you feel wanted,” is a lyric made famous by country singer Hunter Hayes. That song, “Wanted,” may also be NBA point guard Luke Ridnour’s current ballad of choice. After all, for the fourth time in a single week, the 34-year-old has been traded. Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman reports the Oklahoma City Thunder have shipped Ridnour to the Toronto Raptors...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Ridnour Traded By Thunder To Raptors

The Toronto Raptors have acquired Luke Ridnour from the Oklahoma City Thunder to create a $2.85 million trade exception. The Thunder also acquire the draft rights of Tomislav Zubcic. Ridnour has also been traded this offseason by the Orlando Magic, Memphis Grizzlies and Charlotte Hornets.
Via RealGM
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: 2015 NBA Draft Review

Cameron Payne was selected with the 14th pick After acquiring Luke Ridnour earlier in the day in a trade that sent Jeremy Lamb to the Charlotte Hornets, the Oklahoma City Thunder were ready to seize the opportunity of being in the lottery. As expected by most NBA rumors as well as the OKC Fans, the Thunder picked up Cameron Payne out of Murray State with the 14th pick. Along with...
Via isportsweb.com
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Luke Ridnour traded three times in roughly 24 hours

Luke Ridnour might as well keep his bags packed until the start of the 2015-2016 NBA season, because that guy has changed teams more times in 24 hours than many players do over the course of their entire career. Ridnour, a 34-year-old guard, has an expiring contract. Players with expiring contracts are often thrown into...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Grizzlies acquire Matt Barnes from Hornets for Ridnour

A person familiar with the situation says the Memphis Grizzlies have acquired forward Matt Barnes from the Charlotte Hornets for guard Luke Ridnour. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the trade hasn't been announced. The deal was first reported by Yahoo Sports. The 35-year-old Barnes averaged 10.1 points and 4 rebounds for the Los...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Luke Ridnour has been on four teams in 24 hours

Luke Ridnour is the new Alonzo Gee. Or is he the next Scottie Hopson? Either way, he must've completely forgotten the concept of a home in the last 24 hours.That's because Ridnour has been on four teams—the Magic, Grizzlies, Hornets and now Thunder—in the past...wait for it..DAY! Gee and Hopson went through a similar situation last offseason.Ridnour's contract is non-guranteed...
Via Fox Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lamb Traded To Hornets For Luke Ridnour

Jeremy Lamb has been traded by the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Charlotte Hornets for Luke Ridnour and a second round pick. Ridnour has been previously traded by the Orlando Magic and Memphis Grizzlies this offseason. Ridnour has a non-guaranteed contract. Lamb was a lottery pick in 2012 out of UConn.
Via RealGM
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Grizzlies trade Ridnour for Matt Barnes

Well, that didn't take long. A day after acquiring Luke Ridnour from the Orlando Magic, the Memphis Grizzlies have already flipped the reserve guard.Their return? Veteran forward Matt Barnes, who most recently played for their rival Los Angeles Clippers. This, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports and FOX Sports 1. The 35-year-old Barnes is a pickup who...
Via Fox Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Acquire Matt Barnes From Hornets For Ridnour

The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to acquire Matt Barnes from the Charlotte Hornets for Luke Ridnour. The Grizzlies acquired Ridnour from the Orlando Magic this week. Ridnour's non-guaranteed contract will be waived by the Hornets. Barnes went from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Hornets this offseason in the Lance Stephenson deal.
Via RealGM
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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