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Cavs’ guard Rodney Hood could return today vs. Suns

Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Rodney Hood has been dealing with a lower back strain. According to a report from Joe Vardon of, the former No. 23 overall pick in the 2014 Draft will go through shootaround before the team officially decides on his status for Tuesday night’s road game against the Pheonix Suns. “Do you have an update on Rodney for tonight?” Vardon...
Via Cavs Nation
3 days ago

Injury updates: Theis undergoes an MRI, Ingram to be re-evaluated on Thursday, Irving to take extended rest?

After leaving Sunday’s game against Indiana with knee soreness, Celtics star Kyrie Irving suggested that an extended rest period could follow, writes ESPN’s Chris Forsberg. Irving sat out last Monday’s game vs. Chicago due to knee pain, but it sounds like he’ll miss more than one game this time around.“I think [rest] will probably be the best thing, just instead of kind of hoping...
Via Hoops Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Central Notes: Bullock, Griffin, Van Gundy, Cavs

Pistons‘ starting swingman Reggie Bullock suffered minor injuries after being involved in a two-car motor vehicle accident this morning on his way to practice, reports Rod Beard of The Detroit News. He wasn’t seriously injured but was taken to the hospital for treatment.Bullock, who was on his way to the Pistons’ practice facility in Auburn Hills, was also apparently the victim of...
Via Hoops Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers acquire George Hill, Rodney Hood in three-team trade

Cleveland wasn’t finished after making a jaw-dropping deal before Thursday’s trade deadline.As ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported, the Cavaliers acquired George Hill and Rodney Hood in a three-team trade with the Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz. As part of the deal, Cleveland sent Derrick Rose and Jae Crowder to Utah, while Sacramento landed Iman Shumpert and Joe Johnson. The...
Via The Sports Daily
February 08, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs deal Rose, acquire Hood, Hill in three-team deal

The Cleveland Cavaliers are not standing pat during the NBA trade deadline. Fresh off news of the Isaiah Thomas blockbuster, the Cavaliers have reportedly acquired sharpshooting guard Rodney Hood from the Jazz and guard George Hill from the Sacramento Kings in a three team deal.Here’s how the deal itself breaks down.In addition to Cleveland acquiring Hood and Hill, it sends Jae Crowder...
Via Sportsnaut
February 08, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Rodney Hood getting interest from Thunder, Bulls

The Thunder, Bulls, and Pistons are among the teams showing interest in Jazz guard Rodney Hood as Thursday’s trade deadline nears, according to Tony Jones of The Salt Lake Tribune. League sources tell Jones that the Nuggets and Magic have also displayed “at least a passing interest” in Hood.The Jazz have reportedly been exploring the trade market for Hood for at least the last few...
Via Hoops Rumors
February 05, 2018  |  Discuss

Rodney Hood fined $35K for slapping phone out of fan’s hand

The NBA has fined Rodney Hood $35,000 for slapping a phone out of the hand of a fan after he was ejected from Wednesday night’s game.The Utah Jazz swingman got ejected after an emotional explosion over a play in which he thought the refs should have awarded him a foul. He didn’t get it and blew up, prompting an ejection from the game. Then on his way out, a fan appeared to be videotaping...
Via Sportsnaut
January 12, 2018  |  Discuss

Fan who had cell phone slapped out of hand pressed for police action

Jazz guard Rodney Hood saw his actions go viral on Wednesday after he slapped a phone out of a fan’s hand upon walking off the court during a game against the Wizards at Capital One Arena.Hood was ejected from the game after receiving his second technical foul for arguing with referee Tony Brothers, and didn’t appear to want to be seen making his way to the locker room. The fan held...
Via The Sports Daily
January 11, 2018  |  Discuss

Rodney Hood slaps phone out of fan’s hand after getting ejected

Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood didn’t want footage of his ejection going viral on Wednesday night, so he tried to take matters into his own hands to prevent that from happening.Hood was ejected from Wednesday’s game against the Wizards after picking up his second technical foul, and he really wasn’t interested in having a fan record video of him walking off the court. So, Hood elected...
Via The Sports Daily
January 10, 2018  |  Discuss

Jazz GM thinks Rodney Hood can be primary scorer: ‘It’s time for us to move on’

The Utah Jazz aren’t hanging their heads over Gordon Hayward’s departure.Speaking with the media on Wednesday, Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey said the team believes Rodney Hood can be a primary scorer, per Andy Larsen of KSL. The 24-year-old Hood averaged 12.7 points per game in 2016-17, his third season in the NBA. He was the team’s fourth-leading scorer behind Hayward, George Hill, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

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