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MARCUS THORNTON RUMORS

2014/15 Suns Recap: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Marcus Thornton

PHOENIX, AZ – FEBRUARY 23: Marcus Thornton #23 of the Phoenix Suns moves the ball upcourt during the first half of the NBA game against the Boston Celtics at US Airways Center on February 23, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)   Another Phoenix Suns season has come to a close, prematurely once more.  Time to debrief and recap how all 14 players...
Via A Dry Heat
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

With trade deadline looming, Marcus Thornton says he wants to stay in Boston

From Jay King of Mass Live: While Marcus Thornton said "it's been great" to finally go through a stretch without trades, allowing the Celtics to jell, he cautioned, "It's still not over with yet. (The trade deadline of) Feb. 19 is a long time from now, so we'll see how that goes too."Thornton rattled off the deadline date off the top of his head, but vowed he's not thinking about...
Via Celtics Life
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics’ Marcus Thornton Drawing ‘Lot Of Interest’ On Trade Market

This embed is invalid" /> Could Marcus Thornton become the latest in a long line of Boston Celtics to leave town this season? It certainly seems possible. The Celtics guard is drawing “a lot of interest” on the trade market, Yahoo! Sports’ Marc Spears reported Wednesday, citing a source. Spears does note, however, that Thornton’s $8.3 million contract...
Via NESN.com
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Teams interested in Marcus Thornton, not interested in his salary

The Celtics are getting a lot of interest in guard Marcus Thornton, but teams are concerned about his $8.6 million salary, a source said. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) January 14, 2015 We knew Thornton’s bloated salary was going to be a problem. Just be happy that he’s playing well enough for teams to have interest. I’ll be honest, he’s a much better player than...
Via Red's Army
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Marcus Thornton Laments Missed Opportunity After Ankle Injury

WALTHAM, Mass. — Marcus Thornton was back on the court Thursday at Boston Celtics practice, but he wished his return came one day earlier. Thornton twisted his ankle during Monday’s practice session. It’s an injury the guard said he’s suffered “a hundred million times,” but it rendered him inactive for Tuesday’s 109-94 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. A major factor...
Via NESN.com
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Trading Marcus Thornton Just Got Somewhat Easier For Celtics

Trading Marcus Thornton, with his $8.6 million contract promised for the coming season, will not be easy for the Boston Celtics. But it got a little less difficult Wednesday. Thornton is now eligible to be included in aggregated trades, with the arrival of the two-month anniversary of the Celtics officially acquiring him in a three-team trade. A player who was acquired using a...
Via NESN.com
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump..Where Thornton Could Give C’s Offense A Jolt

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  For his career, Thornton has averaged 13.4 points and 26.1 minutes per game while shooting 43.1 percent from the field and 36.1 percent beyond the arc. Acquired by the Nets at last year’s trade deadline to provide...
Via Red's Army
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Thrash Kings 104-89; Marcus Thornton scores 27

The Nets returned home after a quick pit stop in Boston, where they lost to Celtics, to face the Sacramento Kings. For the fifth straight game, Brooklyn was without starting center Kevin Garnett, due to back spasms. This game also marked a reunion of sorts, as former Net Reggie Evans returned to his old stomping grounds of a year and a half. Marcus Thornton, who was acquired by...
Via Nets Take Over
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

What Does Marcus Thornton Bring to the Table?

The Brooklyn Nets failed to address their rebounding and interior defensive woes at the trade deadline, but they did fill another need: guard depth. On Wednesday, Nets general manager dumped the two players at the end of the bench for a player who figures to make an immediate impact in Marcus Thornton.Thornton, 26, adds some much-needed youth and vitality to Brooklyn's backcourt...
Via Nets Take Over
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New Brooklyn Net Marcus Thornton excited for a new start

This current season has not been kind for ex-Kings' Marcus Thornton. He's averaging career-lows across the board. In points (8.3), assists (1.0), steals (0.7) and field goal percentage (38.1%).But despite his recent shortcomings, Thornton is excited for a fresh start with the Brooklyn Nets, as reported by Tim Bontemps of the New York Post.“Yeah, I am,” Thornton said after being...
Via Nets Take Over
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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