HoopsHype Andray Blatche rumors

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Brooklyn Nets center Andray Blatche will play Saturday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Blatche had missed the last four games for "personal reasons." He declined to go into specifics as to what those reasons were. "Now would it be personal if I tell you?" Blatche said before Saturday's morning shootaround. "It's personal reasons. It's over with. The most important thing is I'm back out here playing with my team. That's what's most important right now. And that's something I've been looking forward to since I've been gone." ESPN.com

December 28, 2013 Updates

In addition to Kirilenko, the Nets also were without Andray Blatche, who will also miss the upcoming road trip, due to personal reasons. Blatche, who had been the only Net to appear in the first 28 games of the season, broke his streak of 110 consecutive games since signing with the team before the 2012-13 season. New York Post

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November 30, 2013 Updates

Nineteen sounds like a disgraceful margin. But at the half, the Nets were on pace to lose by 52. It was 66-40, and Kidd had seen enough. He announced the starters for the second half. Only one of them, Brook Lopez, had started the game. To the other starters, he offered warm-up suits and a cool, cold assurance. “We’ll see how it goes.” The view was only slightly better, but at least everyone in black broke a sweat. That’s a start. It’s pathetic, sure. But it is a start. “A lot of guys are frustrated,” said Andray Blatche, one of the exiled. “A lot of guys are embarrassed.” New York Post

November 23, 2013 Updates

"I can't speak for everybody, but [I] know I'm embarrassed," said Andray Blatche, who led the Nets with 16 points. "With the players that we have in this locker room, there's no way possible we should be losing games like this or even have our record this way. We have enough talent, enough vets to be a great team. Newsday

November 14, 2013 Updates

And this week, at last, I got my chance. Seeing the Washington Wizards these days usually means, first and foremost, that you're there to check out the fast-blossoming Bradley Beal, but my mission was finding out how Cassell feels about the $15,000 fines this month dished out to Brooklyn's Andray Blatche and Milwaukee's Caron Butler. "Obscene gesture?" Cassell bellowed, shaking his head disapprovingly. ESPN.com

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Following the Brooklyn Nets’ 101-100 win over the defending champion Miami Heat Friday night at the Barclays Center, Andray Blatche was given a $15,000 fine by the NBA for using an “obscene gesture” on the bench. With just under three minutes remaining in the third quarter, Blatche celebrated a Joe Johnson three in a way that did not sit well with the league. The same dance Blatche performed, popularized by Sam Cassell, earned Marco Belinelli a $15,000 fine in May (strangely enough, Belinelli performed the move against the Nets). For The Win

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Brooklyn Nets big men Andray Blatche and Mirza Teletovic got into a scuffle during Sunday's practice and had to be separated. No punches were thrown, and the team quickly resumed drills. "It's great. That's competition. That's what it's all about," Nets coach Jason Kidd said. "This team is put together to compete at a high level, and you saw that. There's nothing wrong with competition. Tempers might flare, but it's all out of respect, because we're all working hard, and as a coaching staff and as players, that's what you need." ESPN.com

October 13, 2013 Updates

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