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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Charlotte Hornets have signed free agent power forward Tyler Hansbrough. Terms of the deal were not released during Wednesday's announcement. The 29-year-old Hansbrough spent the past two seasons with Toronto after four with Indiana. His best season was 2010-11, when he averaged 11 points and 5.2 rebounds and started a career-high 29 games. His playing time...
Tyler Hansbrough and the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to terms on a deal, according to the Charlotte Observer. The Hornets have come to terms with Tyler Hsnsbrough, — Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) July 22, 2015 Hansbrough returns to the state of North Carolina after playing for the North Carolina Tar Heels from 2005-2009. He went to UNC from Poplar Bluff, MO and saw his career...
Tyler Hansbrough and the Charlotte Hornets have agreed upon a contract. Hansbrough spent last season with the Toronto Raptors. His best season was his second with the Indiana Pacers in 2010-11 when he averaged 11 points and 5.2 rebounds over 70 games.
In the revamp of the Toronto Raptors and Charlotte Hornets this summer, the Hornets free agent center Bismack Biyombo headed north to Toronto to build on his young career and the Raptors free agent power forward Tyler Hansbrough returns to North Carolina after six NBA seasons where he remains a local college basketball hero.
In the simplest of terms, Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri has exchanged the outbound Lou Williams, Greivis Vasquez, Amir Johnson and Tyler Hansbrough for the inbound Cory Joseph, DeMarre Carroll, Luis Scola and Bismack Biyombo. All of the inbound players are known for their toughness and defense.
Technically, free agency hasn’t even started yet—that doesn’t happen until this July 9—but just about all of the A-list stars have agreed in principle to contracts well before that time. While there aren’t any superstars available—assuming, of course, that LeBron James and Marc Gasol are not looking for new homes despite their free agent status—there are still plenty...
Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri has some big decisions to make heading into this off season. He could keep his draft pick, re-sign free agents Lou Williams, Amir Johnson and Tyler Hansbrough and in all probability stay atop the Atlantic Division with 48+ wins again or he could use some of his assets and his salary cap space in an attempt to take his team to another level.
Tyler Hansbrough doesn't play a ton of minutes, but there are those out there who believe his contributions to the Raptors are essential. Take him away from Toronto and this is a different team—so they say. Now, Hansbrough hits free agency with leverage to earn a contract from someone else. But that doesn't have to be the case. Casey Sherman at Rant Sports explains why: (H/t...
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â It seems so obvious in hindsight. Of course the Washington Wizards, owners of the league’s fifth-best defense, would sweep the Toronto Raptors, coming in with just the 25th-best defense in the league (on a per-possession basis), in the slow, brutal grind of playoff basketball. That wasn’t so obvious before the series, though, when predictions were split more or less...
Head coach Dwane Casey is sticking with what has been working for the Toronto Raptors at the start of games and has Tyler Hansbrough back in the starting unit versus Washington in game two at the Air Canada Centre.
There is no one on the Toronto Raptors with more postseason experience than Tyler Hansbrough, the former Pacers big man has been in 38 postseason games. Hansbrough has been the Raptors energizer and when Amir Johnson was injured, he earned a spot in the starting lineup by being his team's hardest worker on the floor.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Lou Williams made a 3-pointer with 9.9 seconds left to lift Toronto to a 101-99 win over the Orlando Magic, the Raptors' 11th straight win over the Magic. DeMar DeRozan led Toronto with 29 points. Tyler Hansbrough added 16 points and Williams finished with 13. Orlando was led by Victor Oladipo with 19 points, but Oladipo missed a 15-footer in the final second that...
Lou Williams made a 3-pointer with 9.9 seconds left to lift Toronto to a 101-99 win over the Orlando Magic, the Raptors' 11th straight win over the Magic. DeMar DeRozan led Toronto with 29 points. Tyler Hansbrough added 16 points and Williams finished with 13. Orlando was led by Victor Oladipo with 19 points, but Oladipo missed a 15-footer in the final second that would have tied...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Lou Williams made a 3-pointer with 9.9 seconds left to lift Toronto to a 101-99 win over the Orlando Magic, the Raptors' 11th straight win over the Magic. DeMar DeRozan led Toronto with 29 points. Tyler Hansbrough added 16 points and Williams finished with 13. Orlando was led by Victor Oladipo with 19 points, but Oladipo missed a 15-footer in the final second...
DeMar DeRozan scored 18 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Charlotte Hornets for the first time in seven games, 92-74 on Wednesday night. Lou Williams and Greivis Vasquez each scored 16 points for Toronto, and Tyler Hansbrough added 12 points and 12 rebounds. Kemba Walker had 15 points for Charlotte. The Hornets are 11th in the Eastern Conference, three games behind eighth...
“Tyler (Hansbrough) is our energizing bunny,” said Toronto Raptors Head coach Dwane Casey. “He comes in there and does a lot that stuff, rebounding, setting screens, running the floor, getting contact in the paint. He does a lot of that for us.”
"I think you are going to see (that intensity)," Toronto Raptors Tyler Hansbrough said. "Nobody is content with what we’ve been doing. After every game the talk is about what can we do to get better and how we can get back on the right page. So I think we are going to turn it around and you are going to see it."
The Raptors gave All-Star guard Kyle Lowry the day off against the NBA's worst team and wound up winning easily. That's not how it happened the last time Toronto faced the New York Knicks. DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points, Tyler Hansbrough added a season-high 18 and the Raptors won for the third time in four games, beating the Knicks 106-89 on Sunday afternoon. Lowry, who dressed...
Kawhi Leonard, just like the entire San Antonio Spurs team, was having his way with the Toronto Raptors. He flushed a powerful two-handed dunk against Jonas Valanciunas. He continued to do damage by putting this dunk on Tyler Hansbrough: That is just so mean, Kawhi. That is your Finals MVP right there. *** Kawhi Leonard pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
The always calm, cool and collected Kawhi Leonard when highlight reel on the visiting Toronto Raptors, with a monster baseline jam on Tyler Hansbrough. On the night Leonard had a line of 24 points, 11 rebounds and 5 steals in a San Antonio Spurs blowout win. The post Kawhi Leonard Dunks All Over Tyler Hansbrough appeared first on Hooped Up.
Festus Ezeli was suspended one game without pay for initiating an altercation with Tyler Hansbrough by grabbing his throat, the NBA announced on Saturday. The incident occurred during the Golden State Warriors' win over the Toronto Raptors on Friday.
The Raptors’ Tyler Hansbrough and the Warriors’ Festus Ezeli were both ejected from Friday’s game after the two got into a fight. The post Tyler Hansbrough And Festus Ezeli Get Into Fight, Both Ejected appeared first on Diehardsport.
Ok, so maybe they didn’t have an all-out, drag out fight but the Raptors’ Tyler Hansbrough and the Warriors’ Festus Ezeli got into a small skirmish leading to Hansbrough being tossed. And after you see what “Psycho T” did after taking a shove from Festus, you’ll see why he got tossed as well as Ezeli. The post Hansbrough and Ezeli have a shoving contest appeared first...
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