HoopsHype Brandon Rush rumors

July 22, 2014 Updates

The Golden State Warriors have signed free agent guard/forward Brandon Rush to a contract, the team announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. NBA.com

July 16, 2014 Updates

Rush will hold the option on the 2015-16 season, a source said. Rush, 29, returns to the Warriors, who had traded him as part of a salary dump to Utah a year ago. Golden State had been impressed with Rush's production in his full seasons there in 2011-12, before a knee injury cost him several months of rehabilitation. Yahoo! Sports

July 14, 2014 Updates

The Warriors are among the teams scheduled to attend a workout for free agent guard Brandon Rush, who tore an ACL while with the team in 2012 before playing in 38 games for Utah last season. The Warriors at this time can afford minimum contracts due to salary cap constraints, but could look to bring Rush back to the team after he averaged 9.7 points and 3.8 rebounds in 67 games with Golden State before getting injured. Contra Costa Times

“Rush was great. Everybody that’s been a fan saw how good he was for us, so if he’s healthy, and he can play, which we hear he can — we’ll go watch him and see — it’s a good addition if we could get him. You don’t know what the price would be, but we like Brandon,” Warriors general manager Bob Myers told KNBR on Monday. Contra Costa Times

After a disappointing and frustrating season in Utah, Brandon Rush knew he'd have to prove himself again. He'll get a chance to do that Tuesday, when he free agent guard will work out for multiple teams on Tuesday in Las Vegas, his agent says. Salt Lake Tribune

July 10, 2014 Updates

Mark Deeks: Jazz renounced Richard Jefferson and Brandon Rush. Hornets renounced Pargo, Tolliver, White, Ridnour, McRoberts and Douglas-Roberts. Twitter @MarkDeeksNBA

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Or, reasonably priced at $4 million this season, Rush could become one of the team’s best trade assets in the run up to the Feb. 20 deadline. A resurgence would certainly be beneficial to Rush, who is in the final year of his contract, though he says it’s not an issue he’s concerned about. "I don’t think about that at all," he said. "I just think about getting better every game, trying to help the team win and things will go from there. Two-thousand-fourteen will be a good year for me." Salt Lake Tribune

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Rush and Corbin met Wednesday morning before the team’s game in Sacramento to talk about Rush’s frustrations. "I had a good talk with Coach," the shooting guard said. "He let me know what the deal was." Corbin’s message: "I just wanted him to play, play relaxed and play without apprehension." Rush saw time again against the Kings and rewarded his coach by knocking down three of his four attempts from three, grabbing two rebounds, dishing two assists and coming up with a pair of blocks. Salt Lake Tribune

December 12, 2013 Updates

Brandon Rush’s comeback from a knee injury that ended his season almost as soon as it got going last year has been complicated. After making his return against the Brooklyn Nets in early November, Rush put himself back on the bench for nearly a month because he said he was not mentally ready to play. He played again in games last week against Indiana and Portland but soon found himself out Utah coach Ty Corbin’s rotation. "It’s been really frustrating because I’ve worked hard," Rush said. "I wanted to be able to get some minutes and help the team out." Salt Lake Tribune

December 2, 2013 Updates

Most guys didn’t pay attention to us, which was perfectly fine. My kids were there to be at work with dad, not to hobnob (not that they know what hobnob means). When new Jazz players John Lucas III and Brandon Rush came out of the locker room, they saw us and walked straight to my rowdy bunch. Both NBA pros offered me a warm “Happy Thanksgiving” greeting. They then took a moment with my kids. Rush kindly told them “hi” and shook their hands. Jody Genessy

Lucas also grasped each child’s hand, learned their names and asked what their favorite pie was. Ethan, 9, and Sydney, 7, both told him, “pumpkin.” Aidan let him know that “punkin pie” was this 4-year-old’s preferred Thanksgiving dessert. “Have you ever tried pumpkin cheesecake?” Lucas asked. “No,” they replied. “You should have your dad take you to the Cheesecake Factory and get some pumpkin cheesecake.” Jody Genessy

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