HoopsHype Lester Hudson rumors

May 23, 2014 Updates

Fresh off becoming the Most Valuable Player of the Chinese Basketball Association, Lester Hudson has scheduled mini-camp workouts with NBA teams – including the Indiana Pacers – to compete for a possible free agent deal, league sources told RealGM. Hudson, a 6-foot-3 combo guard, averaged 26 points, 7.8 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game this season and led Xinjiang of China to the championship game. After the season, Hudson was awarded with MVP honors. Hudson played with the Los Angeles Lakers’ summer league team a year ago in Las Vegas. RealGM

March 10, 2014 Updates
March 9, 2014 Updates

The Chinese Basketball Association season is currently in its playoff semifinals, meaning a slew of former NBA players could be available as free agents in the coming weeks. There has been interest in former Celtic Lester Hudson, who scored 40 points in Xinjiang’s victory over Dongguan. Former Sacramento King Bobby Brown tallied 45 points in that game. Other ex-NBAers in China are Shelden Williams, Delonte West, James Singleton, Donte Green, Yi Jianlian, Dominique Jones, and Hamed Haddadi. Boston Globe

March 6, 2014 Updates

Chinese Basketball Association named Lester Hudson as MVP of the 2013/2014 season. He had a terrific year with Xinjiang Flying Tigers averaging 26 points, 7.7 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game. Sportando

March 2, 2014 Updates

For example, the Cavaliers signed Lester Hudson to two 10-day contracts in 2012, and the guard performed spectacularly. He scored at least 23 points in three consecutive games, and hit two last-second shots. The Cavaliers wanted to sign him to a contract that included non-guaranteed money for the second year, however, and Hudson balked. He found a better deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, and promptly signed with them. General managers have gone from playing chess to checkers, as one NBA source explained, because they now have to think several steps ahead even with short-term, non-guaranteed deals. If a team signs a player whose rights they don't own, is there a possibility he plays so well that he prices himself out of its market? Cleveland Plain Dealer

February 25, 2014 Updates
February 24, 2014 Updates

As an MVP-caliber season nears an end with Xinjiang in China, Lester Hudson has received inquiries from the Memphis Grizzlies, New York Knicks and Los Angeles Clippers, looking into the guard’s availability, league sources told RealGM. In helping take Xinjiang to the Chinese Basketball Association playoffs and leading the club to the second-best record in the league, Hudson is averaging 26 points, 7.6 rebounds and five assists. The CBA regular season concluded on Feb. 16, bringing a flurry of American players back to the free agency pool, but Hudson remained with his team in postseason play and will become available soon. RealGM

January 22, 2014 Updates

The rosters for the upcoming CBA All-Star weekend have been finalized with fans voting for the team starters. The starting line-ups were selected by fan balloting across China. Fans had the opportunity to choose their favorite players via social media voting which began on November 25th and ended January 5th. Top vote-getter, Stephon Marbury (Beijing Ducks, point guard), led the pack with 847,868 to be a starter on the the Northern Division team. Unfortunately Marbury hasn’t returned to the court from the meniscus tear he suffered at the beginning of the season. He will be replaced by Lester Hudson (Xinjiang Flying Tigers, Guard). Asian Cagers

November 8, 2013 Updates

Jorge Sierra: Free agent guard Lester Hudson has signed with Xinjiang of the Chinese League, agent Brad Ames tells HoopsHype. bit.ly/1bjFGh9 Twitter @hoopshype

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March 17, 2013 Updates

Teams have until April 17 to sign players who will be eligible for the first round of the postseason. Here are some of the top D-League players at each position, who could be called up at some point in the next month. GUARDS: Delonte West, Dominique Jones, Lester Hudson, Kris Joseph, Josh Selby, Courtney Fortson, Jerel McNeal, Andrew Goudelock, Christian Eyenga, Lazar Hayward, Justin Dentmon, Chris Roberts, Ben Uzoh, Sean Singletary, Ron Howard, Darington Hobson. FORWARDS: D.J. Kennedy, Samardo Samuels, Demetris Nichols, Willie Reed, Rick Jackson, Arinze Onuaku, Rasual Butler, Damion James, Luke Harangody, Micah Downs, JaMychal Green, James Mays. CENTERS: Jerome Jordan, Hassan Whiteside, Vernon Macklin, Hilton Armstrong, Keith Benson, Brian Butch, Mickell Gladness, Solomon Alabi, Jarrid Famous, Augustus Gilchrist. Sulia

February 26, 2013 Updates
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Lester Hudson has returned to Dongguan and practiced with the team. He will probably return for the playoffs, which will start on February 27. hupu.com

October 12, 2012 Updates
September 18, 2012 Updates

Tyler Glass, of Off The Glass Entertainment, responded to reports Hudson had dropped the agency. Instead, Glass told FOX Sports Ohio on Tuesday, it’s the other way around. “We let HIM go,” Glass said. “It happened about a month ago. He had a workout scheduled with the Bobcats. He didn’t go. He said he didn’t receive his hotel information quickly enough.” FOXSportsOhio

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