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DeShawn Stevenson
DeShawn Stevenson
Position: None
Born: 04/03/81
Height: 6-5 / 1.96
Weight:210 lbs. / 95.3 kg.
If there’s anything mysterious or remotely controversial, it would be Stockton’s description of “a stubborn undertow of friction” during his final season of 2002-03, when his teammates — not named — included Carlos Arroyo, Mark Jackson and DeShawn Stevenson. In Friday’s news conference, Stockton said that subject was worth discussing mainly because of how he chose not to address it at the time, which played into his decision to retire at age 41. In turn, he angered his wife and Malone by making his brief announcement the day after a first-round playoff series against Sacramento, rather than telling them first.
via Salt Lake Tribune
Nearly a month after DeMarre Carroll agreed to terms with the Hawks he signed his contract Friday night. Carroll announced the signing on Twitter as he wrote: “Now I can Officially say I’m a Atlanta Hawk. God has been better to me then I have been to myself! The Junkyarddog is on his way!!” The Hawks waived veteran DeShawn Stevenson Friday afternoon in a move that signaled the Carroll signing was imminent. The Hawks are expected to announce the Carroll signing Saturday.
via Atlanta Journal-Constitution
In an attempt to acquire that final rebound, Davis purposefully shot and missed at his own basket. (By rule, a player cannot be credited with a rebound for a miss on his own goal.) Then things got ugly. Old-school enforcement ensued when Utah’s DeShawn Stevenson fouled Davis. Hard. Utah coach Jerry Sloan turned irate, telling reporters afterward, “I was glad that Shawn tried to knock him down. They can put me in jail or whatever they want for saying that, but that’s the way it is.” The sequence ignited a fierce debate about individual achievement and results in sports. The Cavaliers fined Davis $35,000. Figures around the league denounced him and his selfish style of play. Davis has the advantage of a decade’s worth of perspective now. He says he’s surprised the stunt has stuck with him, but he also concedes it was all his own doing.
via Grantland
A couple of former Mavericks came through town with the Hawks on Monday, and both said it would be fine with them if they ended up back in Dallas again. DeShawn Stevenson has been steadfast since he helped win the 2011 championship that the Mavericks were the organization for whom he’s best suited. “I’d love to play my last two, three seasons here,” said Stevenson, who will turn 32 on April 3. “This was the best franchise I ever played for, here and Washington. They handle things and treat people great. They do everything the right way.”
via Dallas Morning News
DeShawn Stevenson has saw limited minutes over the last couple of weeks and will have his knee examined when the Hawks return to Atlanta on Tuesday. Stevenson’s knee has limited him from playing in back-to-backs this season but even the extra rest hasn’t helped of late. “I’m just going to see if there is something in there and if so we’ll do something with it,(Head athletic trainer) Wally (Blase) wants me to go see a doctor, so I’ll go see one,” Stevenson said.
via Peachtree Hoops
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DeShawn Stevenson’s defensive skills are wearing thin … because the Atlanta Hawks star has dodged a $190,000 bill from his ex-agent for almost a year, but now a judge has ordered him to pay the piper. According to legal docs, Mark Bartelstein claims he repped DeShawn since 2006 and brokered some massive deals for the NBA star — specifically for the Washington Wizards in 2007 ($15 million), the Dallas Mavericks, AND the New Jersey Nets in 2011 ($2.5 million)
via TMZ.com
Williams hit one of two free throws to tie the score, and DeShawn Stevenson hit a 3-pointer with 2:08 left to put Atlanta back ahead for good, 96-93. After he made the shot, the former Wizard turned toward the booing crowd, waving his hand in front of his face. “A lot of people was talking smack, so I had to bring it out,” Stevenson said. “I’m not worried about Washington, beating them. I think we’ve got a good thing going, and that was a big win.”
via ESPN.com
As part of the Dallas Mavericks’ team that captured the 2011 NBA title, DeShawn Stevenson said the only thing that hurt him was that all of the players weren’t brought back so they could defend the title. “I think we could have been in the Finals again with Miami,’’ said Stevenson, who now plays for the Atlanta Hawks. “But you know it’s a business. “And with that lockout hurting a lot of people, they had to break it up.’’
via Fort Worth Star-Telegram
On Friday, Stevenson sent out three tweets: -“I Talk 2 My X Teammate 2Day And He Told Me That He Wasn’t Talking About Me And They Mis-Print What He Said” – “So I’m A Real Dude And Want 2 Say Sorry 2 Dwill For Spazzing And A Real Dude Would Say Sorry! So Sorry Dwill” – “Takes Alot 4 A Man 2 Call A Man And Tell Me The Truth!! I Respect That!!” Earlier in the day, when asked about the tweets obviously aimed at Williams, Stevenson told the AJC, “I’m done with it. I’m worried about the Atlanta Hawks right now. This group of guys. What I said is done with. If you know who I’m talking about, you do; if you don’t, you don’t.”
via Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Stevenson, traded to the Hawks as part of the blockbuster deal that brought shooting guard Joe Johnson to Brooklyn in the offseason, didn’t appreciate Williams’ comments, and made it known on Twitter, though he didn’t call Williams out by name. “I hate Fake Muthaf—– That Quit On team but talk s— in Espn Mag.” Stevenson tweeted. “If u gonna say ppl Quit say Names I Don’t Quit I work hard period when u say that my name in it and I work hard I don’t quit!!!” “Say Names Put Address on It!!!!”
via ESPN.com
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Atlanta Hawks shooting guard DeShawn Stevenson apologized to his former teammate, Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams on Twitter on Friday. Stevenson had blasted Williams on the social media site in response to comments Williams made about his ex-teammates laughing after losses during the franchise’s final season in New Jersey. “I Talk 2 My X Teammate 2Day And He Told Me That He Wasn’t Talking About Me And They Mis-Print What He Said……” Stevenson tweeted Friday. “So I’m A Real Dude And Want 2 Say Sorry 2 Dwill For Spazzing And A Real Dude Would Say Sorry! So Sorry Dwill “Takes Alot 4 A Man 2 Call A Man And Tell Me The Truth!! I Respect That!!”
via ESPN.com
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Here is a brief interview I did with veteran guard DeShawn Stevenson who came over from the Nets in the Joe Johnson trade. He was part of the Mavericks’ NBA championship team in 2011. . What were your thoughts about being traded to the Hawks? A. I thought it was a good situation. I play better on playoff teams. I think this is a great playoff-caliber team. We’ve got great pieces. Me coming here, I was very excited. I think we have a lot of talent on this team and can do something good.
via Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Q. When the trade happened, did you immediately start breaking down the roster to see where you would fit in? A. Not really because I’m a veteran. It’s 82 games. You can be hot, you cannot be hot and at the end of the season be hot again. It’s all about being physically and mentally ready. I know this team. I’ve been in the league for 13 years. It’s always been a talented team and they need guy to go out there and be a defensive presence.
via Atlanta Journal-Constitution