HoopsHype Brandon Rush rumors
The Warriors have reached a four-year deal worth $48 million with free agent swingman Andre Iguodala, multiple sources confirm. The Warriors cleared the cap space by trading the expiring contracts of Andris Biedrins, Richard Jefferson and Brandon Rush to Utah. The deal may include multiple picks as well. Contra Costa Times
The Warriors tried to pry Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge as part of an offer that included Brandon Rush, league sources said. Portland has been engaging trade talks for Aldridge, but has pursued more robust offers than Golden State's proposal, sources said. Yahoo! Sports
Wednesday afternoon New England Patriots rising star tight end Aaron Hernandez, 23, was picked up from his North Attleborough home by Bristol County police and taken to the Bristol County District Court where he was later arraigned. Within 90-minutes of being picked up by the police, Hernandez was released by the Patriots. A short time later he faced the judge as the prosecution issued the charges against him. Murder … along with five gun-related charges. The arraignment was broadcast live on ESPN’s SportsCenter. Within moments, a few NBA players like Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry commented on the news via Twitter. SheridanHoops
Brandon Rush: Congrats to the young homie @Paul George on Most Improved Player. You deserve it bro! Twitter @BRush_4
General manager Bob Myers said he had cordial talks with Jackson daily about who might fit and reiterated that it didn’t make any sense to bring in a player to sit on the bench. There was some talk about guards Maalik Wayns and Chris Douglas-Roberts, forwards Josh Childress, Dominic McGuire and Chris Wright and center Mickell Gladness. But the Warriors agreed that Thomas was the right guy, because he’s a defense-first wing who is athletic enough to finish in transition – some of the very attributes the Warriors lost when Brandon Rush tore his anterior cruciate ligment in the season’s second game. San Francisco Chronicle
Ken Berger: Warriors forward Brandon Rush had successful surgery on his left knee today, agent Mark Bartelstein said. Rush tore two ligaments Nov. 3. Twitter @KBergCBS
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