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Tyrus Thomas attempting an NBA comeback

Tyrus Thomas is a name most Bulls fans would like to forget. Chicago made a draft night deal with the Blazers to acquire Thomas (and the rights to Victor Khryapa) in exchange for ... LaMarcus Aldridge. Thomas never lived up to his potential with the Bulls, and was gone in a trade to Charlotte after just three-and-a-half seasons. Injuries limited his production from there, and he...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyrus Thomas is dead set on getting back into the NBA

Ready to read a name you probably haven't heard in a little while? Seriously, get ready. Make sure you can handle this.Good to go? OK, let's do this:Tyrus Thomas.And what's so special about the No. 4 overall pick from the 2006 draft who hasn't earned any NBA contract other than a 10-day since the then-Bobcats amnestied him in 2013? According to Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who impressed at the Raptors free agent mini camp?

The Raptors recently held a mini-camp for veteran free agents, according to Raptors HQ. Among these players were former Ohio State guard Aaron Craft, former UConn forward DeAndre Daniels and former lottery pick Tyrus Thomas. Thomas is of particular interest, as he still has the athleticism and skill-set to help a team, it's just a matter of whether his maturity and basketball IQ...
Via Fox Sports
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Raptors Mini-Camp Features Five Canadian Free Agents

The Toronto Raptors are holding a two-day free agent mini-camp on Thursday and Friday that features five Canadians and 16 other free agents. Headlining the mini-camp players are Canadians Jordan Bachynski and Khem Birch as well as the Raptors 2014 second round draft pick DeAndre Daniels, undrafted Ohio State point guard Aaron Craft and the 2006 4th overall draft pick Tyrus Thomas.
Via Pro Bball Report
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Conley, Z-Bo Snubbed For All-Star…Oh yeah, Grizz Stomp Nuggets, 99-69

Here’s one Grizz who shoulda been an All-Star. Tonight he had a quiet night . . . ONLY 15 points and 17 rebounds in 30 minutes. Photos courtesy of Warren Roseborough. EDITOR’S NOTE: So the feature image for this story is Mike Conley, who did NOT play in this game against the Denver Nuggets while he nurses a sprained wrist and sore ankles. Why is he the feature image? Because...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies call up Thomas from D-League, sign him to 10-day deal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Grizzlies have signed forward Tyrus Thomas to a 10-day contract, calling him up from Memphis' NBA Development League affiliate in Iowa. General manager Chris Wallace announced the deal Thursday. The 6-foot-10, 225-pound Thomas has played two games with the Iowa Energy. He's averaging 14.5 points and 7 rebounds shooting 58.8 percent overall. Now 28, Thomas was...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyrus Thomas Signs 10-Day Contract With Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies have signed Tyrus Thomas to a 10-day contract. Thomas returns to the NBA after a brief stint in the D-League. Thomas hasn't played in the NBA since the 12-13 season with the then Charlotte Bobcats.
Via RealGM
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Former LSU standout Tyrus Thomas poised to re-emerge in the NBA, report says

The former Tiger has been out of the NBA for the last year and a half.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
January 20, 2015

Tyrus Thomas In Talks With Grizzlies On 10-Day Contract

Tyrus Thomas and the Memphis Grizzlies are engaged in serious discussions on a 10-day contract. Thomas is attempting to return to the NBA after nearly a two-year absence. Thomas is currently in the D-League with the Iowa Energy, averaging 14 points and 7.5 rebounds in 26.5 minutes over two games. The Grizzlies recently had 10-day contract offers turned down by forward JaMychal Green...
Via RealGM
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Bull Tyrus Thomas is Making a Comeback

It’s been nearly two years since Tyrus Thomas played his last NBA game for the Charlotte Bobcats. The last time we checked in with Tyrus, the Lakers were planning on working him out. Obviously nothing came from that because he isn’t on the Lakers, but that doesn’t mean Tyrus has given up on his NBA comeback. On January 13, the Tyrus Thomas comeback tour officially began as...
Via Sports Mockery
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Former LSU star Tyrus Thomas fighting to get back into NBA, report says

He played in an NBDL showcase this week.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
January 17, 2015

Lakers Rumors: Team to work out Jordan Hamilton, Gal Mekel, Dwight Buycks

The Los Angeles Lakers certainly aren’t resting on their laurels when it comes to scouting the free agent landscape. We already knew that the purple and gold were lining up try outs for Quincy Miller and Tyrus Thomas, though it appears that the team are planning to look at even more free agents this week. According to David Pick from Eurobasket.com, the Lakers are set to work out...
Via Lakerholicz.com
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Tyrus Thomas to work out for L.A.?

The Los Angeles Lakers appear to be interested in working out a number of players right now. According to Alex Kennedy from Basketball Insiders, the purple and gold plan to bring in free agent power forward Tyrus Thomas for a workout. The Lakers are also expected to work out free agent small forward Quincy Miller. It was also thought that the team would be taking at look at their...
Via Lakerholicz.com
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

TLM Podcast Ep. 45 – Kings, Knicks rising; Rubio’s extension, the return of Tyrus Thomas?

Nick and James discuss the solid starts of the Kings and Knicks, the extensions of Rubio, and Burks, Derrick Favors strong start, and the possible return of Tyrus Thomas. The NBA season is roughly a week old, already the NBA’s lottery teams have given us plenty to talk about. James and I had plenty to discuss, so check out the topics and time stamps below. Tyrus Thomas wants...
Via The Lottery Mafia
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Summer of Non-LeBron, Revisited

Much like this summer in NBA free agency, the summer of 2010 was dominated by news and speculation about where, exactly, LeBron James would end up. Unlike this summer, though, in 2010 the NBA was using a previous Collective Bargaining Agreement. And that old CBA, which was in place from 2005–11, allowed teams to spend a significantly larger per​centage of basketball-related...
Via The Sports Post
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Portland Trail Blazers “What If” Draft – Part Three

Here is the third and final piece to my Portland Trail Blazers “What If” Draft. Enjoy! 2005 The Blazers Pick (#6 Err): Martell Webster SF, Seattle Prep HS Best Available Player: Danny Granger SF, New Mexico (#17) Effect-O-Meter: -4, I say this not because we missed out on Danny Granger, but because we traded the 3rd pick for Martell Webster. Deron Williams went 3rd and Chris...
Via Oregon Sports News
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Dunkers in Chicago Bulls History

Posted to Runnin' With Da BullsChicago has had its share of rim-rockers over the years as Bulls fans have been lucky enough to see some of the very best above the rim players in NBA history. We have seen some players that could dunk and nothing else, cough Eddie Robinson cough cough and we have seen guys who could simply do it all. It was tough to narrow this down to five and an...
Via Sports Mockery
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Slam Dunk History

Chicago Bulls Basketball– With the 2014 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest about to get going in New Orleans, Louisiana, it’s time to take a look back at all the past Chicago Bulls players who showed off their vertical leap during All-Star Weekend. Orlando Woolridge Orlando Woolridge played for the Bulls between 1981-9186. He compete in the Slam Dunk Contest twice over the course of his...
Via Sports Mockery
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Did The Bulls Make a Mistake Trading LaMarcus Aldridge?

Chicago Bulls Basketball- With Portland Tail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge getting ready to head down to New Orleans for the NBA All-Star Game and Tyrus Thomas out of the league, it’s time to ask whether or not the Chicago Bulls made the right decision swapping Aldridge for Thomas in the 2006 NBA Draft. It’s has about seven and a half years since the Bulls traded Aldridge...
Via Sports Mockery
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Bulls are NOT Rebuilding

Why the Bulls are NOT Rebuilding Since the last Chicago Bulls championship in 1998, Bulls fans have seen numerous, different players come and go. From Elton Brand, Ron Artest (now known as Metta World Peace), Ron Mercer, Fred “The Mayor” Hoiberg, Eddy Curry, Marcus Fizer, Eddie Robinson, Larry Hughes, Tim Thomas, Jay Williams, Jamal Crawford, Donyell Marshall, Tyrus Thomas, Ben...
Via Sports Mockery
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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