HoopsHype Cartier Martin rumors

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Under certain rules, if a player re-signed with his team this past summer while receiving a raise of at least 20 percent — and the team is over the cap — the player cannot be traded until January 15, 2014. Eight players meet that criteria: Tony Allen — Memphis Grizzlies; Chase Budinger — Minnesota Timberwolves; Cartier Martin — Atlanta Hawks; Timofey Mozgov — Denver Nuggets; Nikola Pekovic — Minnesota Timberwolves; J.R. Smith — New York Knicks; Tiago Splitter — San Antonio Spurs; Brandan Wright — Dallas Mavericks. HoopsWorld

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Euroleague champions Olympiacos has found its new starting small forward and his name is Cartier Martin. The 29 years old small forward who is a free agent from Washington was selected by coach Giorgos Bartzokas as the replacement of Kostas Papanikolaou. According to Eurohoops sources the two sides are in their final stage of negotiations with Martin ready to sign a two-year deal with the Reds. According to the usual policy of Olympiacos, the contract is expected to include a buy out clause for next summer. EuroHoops.net

April 12, 2013 Updates

Martin, who becomes a free agent at the end of the season, scored 16 points in a 120-99 loss at the New York Knicks earlier this week, making six of 12 shots, including four of 7 from three, in 20 minutes of play. He had a season-high 23 points in a 101-92 loss at the Golden State Warriors on March 23, making 8 of 13 shots, including six of nine threes, in 30 minutes. “At times, yeah,” Martin said about thinking of his future with three games left in the regular season. “Especially dealing with these year-to-year contracts. You always have a sense and think about security and the best position for you and where you’ll end up next season. I’m confident that I’ll still be playing. I got to stay healthy.” CSNWashington.com

March 18, 2013 Updates

The Washington Wizards held Kids Day over the weekend. To help promote Kids Day, they invited De’La, a Wizards Junior Reporter, in to interview some of the Wizards. She asked Martell Webster (“Marty”), Garrett Temple, Cartier Martin and John Wall about their shoe sizes and celebrity crushes. She even got John Wall to do the Dougie, but she had to do it with him. The results were adorable as the Washington players joked around and mostly just made her giggle the entire time. The Big Lead

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“I feel like Washington was the best situation for me at this time,” (Cartier) Martin said while in Las Vegas. “Being able to come back in with the staff, gives me a little bit of comfort, being familiar and understanding what they want and I feel that will give me more confidence as a player to showcase my full potential. I’m thankful for the opportunity to come back.” Washington Post

July 12, 2012 Updates

Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that the team has re-signed forward/guard Cartier Martin. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. "Cartier has been with our team for parts of the past three seasons and he has always made a positive contribution both on the court and in the locker room," said Grunfeld. "In addition to his three-point shooting touch, he is a good defender and gives us another solid veteran to help solidify our bench." NBA.com

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On the drive, Martin made a phone call to transfer some money — to help control spending, he had only a small amount accessible at any given time — and ran into an problem. He’d turned most of his money over to be managed by Dave Salinas, a friend and mentor. Salinas, a successful Houston-area financial adviser, guided Martin through AAU ball, had been a constant confidante and even bought Martin his first car. “A father figure,” Martin calls him. Martin didn’t know what was wrong with his account and didn’t have time to figure it out. He attended the funeral and when he turned on his phone later, he was inundated with text messages: Have you heard the news? Washington Post

Martin said he lost “hundreds of thousands.” While he’s working with attorneys to recoup some of that money from Salinas’s estate, he was instantly put in a bind last summer. Martin said he had only $1,000 in his account and with the NBA lockout jeopardizing the 2011-12 season, he didn’t know when he’d receive another paycheck. Washington Post

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