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JOHN SALMONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Pelicans hoping John Salmons can make impact at small forward

This summer, veteran small forward John Salmons wasn’t considered one of the top available players in free agency. But he was near the top of the New Orleans Pelicans’ priority list. He was targeted because of his experience and potential to be a consistent contributor. For the past three seasons, the Pelicans desired consistency from 24-year-old small forward Al-Farouq Aminu...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Sign Veteran John Salmons

The New Orleans Pelicans have reached an agreement with free agent small forward John Salmons, adding depth at the position following the departure of Al-Farouq Aminu to Dallas this offseason. The addition of the veteran Salmons provides the Pelicans some depth at the small forward position. The 34-year old Salmons, drafted 26th overall by Philadelphia in the 2002 draft, averaged...
Via The League News
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans officially sign free-agent forward John Salmons

  The New Orleans Pelicans have signed veteran small forward John Salmons to a free-agent contract. Salmons, whose acquisition was announced by the club Tuesday, has played 12 seasons in the NBA. He has averaged 9.4 points, 3 rebounds and 2.5 assists during his career. The 34-year-old Salmons entered the NBA with Philadelphia after being selected 26th overall in the 2002 draft....
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: John Salmons Signing Grade

New Orleans Pelicans: John Salmons Signing Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 year, 2 million Since the Pelicans allowed Al-Farouq Aminu and Darius Miller to become unrestricted free agents and don’t seem to have a desire to bring either of them back, they created a need for a backup small forward. Although Evans spent most of his time in a 6th man role...
Via HoopStuff
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: John Salmons Trade Grade

Atlanta Hawks: John Salmons Trade Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Hawks Receive: John Salmons And a 1 2nd Round Pick Raptors Receive: Lucas Nogeuira and Lou Williams Cap space. The two most important words to any NBA franchise trying to make a splash in this year’s free agency class, and that’s just what the Atlanta Hawks gave themselves more of with this deal...
Via HoopStuff
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Raptors Trade Salmons For Lou Williams, Nogueira From Hawks

The Toronto Raptors have traded John Salmons to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for Lou Williams and Bebe Nogueira, according to Marc Stein from ESPN. The Hawks will only have to pay $1 million of Salmons’ non-guaranteed $7 million contract. Williams has a contract worth $4.5 million during the 2014-15 season. Williams,... The post Raptors Trade Salmons For Lou Williams, Nogueira...
Via Hoops-Nation
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks deal Lou Williams to Raptors for John Salmons

ESPN’s Marc Stein first reported that the Toronto Raptors have agreed to trade guard John Salmons to the Atlanta Hawks for Lou Williams. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski also reported that the Raptors will also receive Bebe Nogueira in the deal. ESPN has learned that Toronto Raptors are in advanced trade discussions to deal John Salmons to […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Raptors Trade John Salmons To Hawks For Lou Williams

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Atlanta Hawks and Toronto Raptors have completed a deal that will send John Salmons to the Hawks for Lou Williams. Toronto has traded John Salmons to Atlanta for Lou Williams and Bebe Nugiera, source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 30, 2014 The Hawks can waive Salmons by Monday and pay only $1 million of his $7 million...
Via Thacover2
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Raptors Playoffs: Craziness And Responsibility, John Salmons

It’s about to get crazy at the Air Canada Center in Toronto and Raptors veteran John Salmons is ready for some playoff excitement. “I feel like the fans are going to be crazy,” Salmons said. “Just walking on the street is going to be crazy, it’s going to be a crazy atmosphere and that’s the fun part.”
Via Pro Bball Report
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Salmons frustrated with Kings, enjoying 'Canes

MIAMI John Salmons is enjoying these days bragging about his Miami Hurricanes.As for his role with the Sacramento Kings, that has been less fun.Salmons, who once starred at the University of Miami, closed the 2009-10 season by averaging 19.9 points in 30 games after being acquired by the Milwaukee Bucks. That got him a five-year, 39 million contract from the Bucks.Salmons is in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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