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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
1 day ago  |  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
3 days 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
3 days 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
3 days 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
3 days 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
3 days 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
3 days 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NBA Vegas Summer League Recaps 7/18/14: Day 8

  Photo Credit: David Vasquez via http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Las_Vegas#mediaviewer/File:WelcomeToVegasNite.JPG     The 2014 NBA Vegas Summer League is winding down to the end.  This Sunday will be the championship game and teams are getting a good feel on what they have with the young guys.  There are some impressive young players and others need more work.  Here is...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
7 days ago  |  Discuss

A tale of two games for the Utah Jazz

NBA summer league is now in full swing in Las Vegas. So far the top picks in this draft have all looked impressive. Most notable would be Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker. For the Utah Jazz who played their second game last night against Jabari Parker, it’s been a tale of two games. Game one aginst Philadelphia the jazz looked disorganized. Trey Burke took a lot of shots, held...
Via TopSportsReport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Las Vegas Summer League: Utah Jazz

The Jazz (2-1) have had periods of dominance through three games at Las Vegas Summer League. The Jazz are one of the stronger summer league teams with a roster full of high draft picks who will see starter or rotation minutes this season. Aside from a close loss to the 76ers, the Jazz have been dominant, thanks in large part to the following players: Dante Exum Stats vs. Philadelphia...
Via The Lottery Mafia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NBA Vegas Summer League 7/12/14: Day 2 Recaps

Photo Credit: XWL via www.photopin.com   The 2014 NBA Vegas Summer League is starting to heat up like the weather and it is only the second day.  Many players are trying to make a name for themselves and impress the coaches, general managers, owners and scouts in attendance.  Here are the scores and game leaders of day two.   New York Knicks 71 – Portland Trail Blazers 69 Knicks...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz enter year two of rebuilding project

In the first year of a rebuilding effort, the Utah Jazz finished with the worst record in the Western Conference and franchise’s lowest win percentage in 32 years. Utah has a talented, young core in place to build around but still needs to address several needs this off-season. Utah Jazz (25-57 last year) 2014-15 Projected Depth Chart: C: Enes Kanter/Rudy Gobert PF: Derrick Favors...
Via The Sports Bank
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Conversing with Malcolm Thomas: What he learned from Spurs, release & Leonard’s play

AT&T CENTER – Back on December 3, 2013, the San Antonio Spurs signed Malcom Thomas for a short period of time. After five assignments with the Austin Toros and playing in one game with San Antonio, Thomas was released on January 23, 2014. The following day, the team signed guard Othyus Jeffers to a 10-day contract in hopes of addressing the loss of Kawhi Leonard to injury ...
Via Project Spurs
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz May Open Playing Time To Malcolm Thomas, Ian Clark

With the Utah Jazz entering the final stretch of the season, they may give more playing time opportunities to Malcolm Thomas and Ian Clark. "We will get a chance to look at some more things going forward," Ty Corbin said. "That’s not saying we’re doing anything other than continuing to try to develop this group of guys. But we want to see where guys are, see what...
Via RealGM
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Malcolm Thomas lands with Jazz

After signing Othyus Jeffers, the San Antonio Spurs waived Malcolm Thomas. However, it seems the Spurs loss is Utah's gain. The Jazz have signed Thomas and he spoke on why he didn't stick with San Antonio. "It was hard to crack the rotation in San Antonio with a team that had been together for so long. But I feel like this is a great opportunity for me seeing...
Via Project Spurs
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Malcolm Thomas Claimed Off Waivers By Jazz

Malcolm Thomas was claimed off waivers by the Utah Jazz on Saturday night, the team announced. The Jazz's roster now stands at 15 players. Thomas was waived by the San Antonio Spurs on Jan. 23 after appearing in one game this season, scoring two points, grabbing nine rebounds with two blocks in 15 minutes on Jan. 19. Thomas will wear No. 22 for the Jazz.
Via RealGM
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs waive Malcolm Thomas

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have waived forward Malcolm Thomas. Thomas was originally signed by San Antonio on Dec. 3. He appeared in one game with the Silver and Black posting 2 points, 9 rebounds and 2 blocks in 14 minutes vs. Milwaukee on Jan. 19. Thomas appeared in 10 games with the Spurs D-League affiliate Austin Toros, averaging 15.2 points, 9.4 rebounds...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Malcolm Thomas Waived By Spurs

Malcolm Thomas has been waived by the San Antonio Spurs. Thomas was originally signed by the Spurs on Dec. 3 and appeared in one game with the team, posting 2 points, 9 rebounds and 2 blocks in 14 minutes vs. Milwaukee on Jan. 19. Thomas appeared in 10 games with the Spurs D-League affiliate Austin Toros, averaging 15.2 points, 9.4 rebounds and 2.40 blocks.
Via RealGM
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

From then to now, where Spurs’ Thomas says he’s grown most from first stint with San Antonio

AT&T CENTER – Going back to the 2011-2012 NBA season, Malcolm Thomas only played in three games with the San Antonio Spurs before being released that season. He would finish that year in the D-League and then have a few more NBA and D-League stints over that time frame until today; where he has his second opportunity with the Spurs, to show how much progress he’s made. ...
Via Project Spurs
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs jump on Bucks early, don’t ease up in blow-out

AT&T CENTER – Asked what he thought about how the San Antonio Spurs play basketball even without Tony Parker in the lineup, Milwaukee Bucks coach Larry Drew said Sunday evening after his Bucks were blown out 110-82: “They’re just good, a really solid basketball team. They can beat you inside. They can beat you outside. They move the ball extremely well.” Whether...
Via Project Spurs
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Malcolm Thomas Recalled To Spurs

Malcolm Thomas has been recalled to the San Antonio Spurs out of the team's NBA D-League affiliate, the Austin Toros. In 10 games with the Toros this season, Thomas is averaging 15.2 points, 9.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.40 blocks in 32.6 minutes. Thomas was signed by the Spurs on Dec. 3.
Via RealGM
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas’ contract guaranteed, says D-League has helped his development

Playing or being assigned to the D-League always comes with negative connotations especially when players are considered fringe NBA talent at best, but Spurs signee Malcolm Thomas, who is currently assigned to the Austin Toros, has nothing but positives to say about the D-League in a video interview with D-League.com. “The D-League really helped me develop all my game. It...
Via Project Spurs
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs Won't Waive Malcolm Thomas, Deal Becomes Guaranteed

The San Antonio Spurs have informed Malcolm Thomas that he won't be waived and his contract will be guaranteed for the season. Thomas is a developmental stretch-four prospect for the Spurs.
Via RealGM
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Malcolm Thomas, Nando De Colo Recalled To Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs have recalled guard Nando De Colo and forward Malcolm Thomas from the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League. Both players made their fourth appearance for the Toros this season on Sunday when they led Austin to a 96-93 home victory over the Tulsa 66ers.
Via RealGM
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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