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Video: T.J. Ford Shows Off His Incredible Cornhole Skills In A New Longhorn Network Commercials

SEC Network and its excellent set of commercials have gotten a lot of attention this offseason, but the Longhorn Network is still kicking around, and is also working to get people excited for all things Texas athletics. Longhorn basketball great T.J. Ford starred in a recent LHN ad, in which his basketball skills translate directly to his ability on the cornhole boards. Texas fans...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Best Of World Cup Butts, Jon Gruden’s World Cup Commercial & T.J. Ford’s UT Court

  WORLD CUP! WORLD CUP! WORLD CUP! WORLD CUP! WORLD CUP! WORLD CUP! WORLD CUP! WORLD CUP! WORLD CUP! WORLD CUP! WORLD CUP!…
Via Busted Coverage
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: T.J. Ford Has A Texas-Themed Basketball Court In His Backyard

We’re admittedly a few years late to the party here, but we still figured that Texas fans would appreciate the school pride that former Longhorns point guard T.J. Ford displays on a daily basis. Ford, who starred for the program from 2001-2003, apparently has a Longhorns-themed basketball court in his backyard. He posted a short Instagram clip of his son dunking on a lowered hoop...
Via College Spun
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

COMMIT: 2014 SF Jeff Roberson to Vanderbilt

The Vanderbilt Commodores landed a fourth member of their 2014 recruiting class on Tuesday, nabbing 6′-6″ small forward Jeff Roberson of The Kinkaid School (TX). A strong and skilled forward, Roberson joins a trio of wing players in the class for Vanderbilt. Roberson ran with TJ Ford Elite on the summer scene. Hoopniks.com caught several of his ...
Via Hoopniks
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mighty Melvin

Big 12 luminaries like Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, Paul Pierce, Michael Beasley, T.J. Ford and Marcus Fizer, just to name a few, have chopped it up in gyms from Ames to Austin. None of them touched what Melvin Ejim did Saturday
Via iowastate.scout.com
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

After slow Texas decline, Barnes' future uncertain

The Texas Longhorns have been in a long, steady decline. And given the player exodus since last season, coach Rick Barnes is under increasing pressure to make a quick turnaround. For more than a decade, Barnes pushed the Texas program to new heights: A Final Four appearance, the first No. 1 ranking in school history and two Longhorns, T.J. Ford and Kevin Durant, earned national...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics Guard Avery Bradley's Mother Passes Away

It's a very sad day for Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley, his family and friends. His mother, Alicia Jones-Bradley (better known as Lisa), passed away Tuesday, as reported by John Karalis of Red's Army.   The news, verified by Avery's former teammate Jason Terry in a tweet Tuesday morning, came after a series of cryptic tweets prompted by former Texas baller T.J. Ford...
Via CLNS Radio
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

T.J. Ford puts out prayers for Avery Bradley on twitter, turns out Bradley is dealing with family issue

Earlier today former NBA guard T.J. Ford put up this rather concerning tweet regarding Avery Bradley. Pray for my brother @Avery_Bradley — TJ Ford (@tj_ford) September 9, 2013 Obviously there wasn't much in the way of explanation, but it's typically not a good sign when people are praying for you. Turns out, Bradley himself is fine, but he's going through some...
Via Celtics Life
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurs' Cory Joseph battled self-doubt

Ex-Texas Longhorn and former San Antonio Spurs guard T.J. Ford knows what it takes to make it in the NBA. The highs, lows, the battles and just trying to fit in with the right team at a high level is taxing on young players. And this struggle wasn't lost with Cory Joseph. Cory saw himself drafted after one year with Texas, then found himself buried on the bench, playing...
Via Project Spurs
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Toros promote Jenkins to head coach

As we spoke about when former Austin Toros head coach Brad Jones was hired as an assistant with the Utah Jazz, the Toros had two assistants that they could easily promote to replace Jones, especially since they've been part of the Toros franchise since under Quin Snyder's reign. Spurs Sports & Entertainment did just so, promoting Taylor Jenkins to the head coaching...
Via Project Spurs
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Spurs' Jackson goes through grueling offseason workout

The offseason is usually when NBA players kick back, travel, and enjoy the down time before reporting to camp and taking on the rigors of another NBA season. It's a time for them to unwind, relax and let their bodies heal but not for Spurs' Stephen Jackson. Jackson has been spending his time in Texas hosting his own basketball camp for kids but he recently took time...
Via Crossover Chronicles
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Spurs' Stephen Jackson does offseason training with T.J. Ford

When he isn't in the studio cutting a new single for his rap album, San Antonio Spurs' Stephen Jackson is in the gym and getting a good sweat as he prepares for the upcoming NBA season. Jackson, who is in his home state of Texas for his basketball camp, took in some time to train with former Spur T.J. Ford in order to be sure S-Jax is good to go come training camp next...
Via Project Spurs
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Looking back at the 2003 Draft

Gery Woelfel and I look back to June 2003 when D Wade came out. According to Gery, the Miami Heat was trying to decide whether to take Tenn PG TJ Ford or Marquette 2G D Wade.
Via marquette.scout.com
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

TJ Ford Has A Diamond-Encrusted Road Runner Belt Buckle

Is Twitter not the greatest thing ever to hit the internet?  I mean, seriously, how the hell else would we find out that TJ Ford has a blinged-out, multi-color, cartoon belt buckle?  Without Twitter I suppose we simply wouldn’t know, and that would be a damn shame, because I think I speak for most NBA fans when I say that this is something I’d like to be aware of.  Not everybody...
Via NBA 24/7 365
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Mills ready for Spurs’ system

Picking up a player this late in the season to help with the playoffs seems kind of pointless. No matter how talented, you can’t just stick a guy on the court, point him to the hoop and say “go!” Luckily, the San Antonio Spurs know what they’re doing. When they signed Australian point guard Patrick Mills, they got someone who could fit right in. One of the Spurs’ assistant...
Via Project Spurs
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

T.J. Ford on what could have been

Recently retired San Antonio Spurs point guard T.J. Ford is always going to have his list of “what if’s.” What if he hadn’t gotten badly injured in his rookie season? What if he had been able to play out his full career without the constant fear of permanent paralysis? What if he had reached his full potential? What would that have looked like for Ford? If you ask him, he’ll...
Via Project Spurs
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Mills' highlights vs. Kings show he belongs

The San Antonio Spurs looked down under in Australia for a guard to not only fill the void left by T.J. Ford, but to also find a player who will fit the mold of what the Spurs look for in a player and provide Tony Parker much needed rest during games. Enter Patty Mills. Mills has played two games for the Spurs and against the Kings, he proved San Antonio might have added another...
Via Project Spurs
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Spurs sign former Trail Blazers PG Mills

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Australian point guard Patrick Mills has signed with the San Antonio Spurs after last playing in China during the NBA lockout. The Spurs announced that the former Portland Trail Blazers backup will be in uniform Tuesday night at Phoenix. Mills had been in talks with the Spurs since last week but first needed to resolve work visa issues. He averaged 5.1 points...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Spurs sign former Trail Blazers PG Mills

Australian point guard Patrick Mills has signed with the San Antonio Spurs after last playing in China during the NBA lockout. The Spurs announced that the former Portland Trail Blazers backup will be in uniform Tuesday night at Phoenix. Mills had been in talks with the Spurs since last week but first needed to resolve work visa issues. He averaged 5.1 points and around 11 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

T.J. Ford Joins Austin Toros As Volunteer Coach

T.J. Ford will join the Austin Toros of the D-League as a volunteer coach.
Via RealGM
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Ford set to joinToros as assistant coach

Former San Antonio Spurs guard T.J. Ford may be retired from the NBA but that doesn't mean he will be away from the game of basketball. Ford is set to be a volunteer assistant coach with the Spurs' D-League affiliate Austin Toros. "I'll look at it from another perspective," said Ford, 28. "I'm really starting at the bottom. I'm not sure where...
Via Project Spurs
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Spur Gaze thinks Mills will fit in nicely in S.A.

Barring any last minute hiccups, it looks like it’s just about a done deal. A bit more paper work and Australian point guard Patrick “Patty” Mills will be a Spur. This is exciting news for San Antonio Spurs fans. Mills is a very talented player who should be a nice back up to Tony Parker with T.J. Ford gone. He’s very eager to get back out on the NBA floor and show what...
Via Project Spurs
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Warriors Waive T.J. Ford

T.J. Ford is contemplating retirement.
Via RealGM
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs, Anthony Carter have mutual interest

When back up point guard T.J. Ford went down, it left a void on the San Antonio Spurs roster.  They no longer had an experienced back up for Tony Parker.  For the time being, Manu Ginobili and Gary Neal will split that time because as back up point since the Spurs are slightly reducing Manu's workload while he recovers from last week's hip flexor injury.  The trade deadline...
Via Project Spurs
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Trying to make sense of the Warriors’ Richard Jefferson trade

So, the Warriors on Thursday ended the second Stephen Jackson era before it could even start, sending Captain Jack to the Spurs for Richard Jefferson, the presumably retired TJ Ford and a conditional 2012 first-round draft pick. While I like to think the Warriors have always tried to make themselves better, it’s trades like this that make me wonder which brand of glue the suits...
Via The Daily Rival
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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