HoopsHype Garrett Temple rumors

March 7, 2011 Updates
March 3, 2011 Updates

I spoke with Bobcats general manager Rod Higgins before the game about his plan to re-sign Dominic McGuire, then add D-Leaguer Garrett Temple with a roster spot to be created by waiving Sean Marks. Higgins said they investigated other possibilities, such as Rasual Butler, but some players wouldn't commit to signing yet, waiting for teams with better playoff prospects to make offers. Charlotte Observer

March 2, 2011 Updates

Popovich acknowledged the team’s interest in Garrett Temple, the combination guard from LSU who played 12 games with the Spurs, including five starts, after joining the club last season on March 13. “He’s a very interesting name for us,” Popovich said. San Antonio Express-News

March 1, 2011 Updates

Popovich did not deny a report on YahooSports that he would meet soon with swing man Corey Brewer, available after being bought out of his contract with the Knicks, but did not elaborate. “I’m just going to say there are six or seven names out there that R.C. and the boys have put in front of us that we’ve been discussing for the last couple of days. “We may do something. It’s more likely that we might add somebody now than the likelihood of us having traded somebody at the trade deadline.” One name Popovich confirmed intrigued the Spurs: Garrett Temple, the combo guard who was with the Spurs for the final weeks of the 2009-10 season and went through most of training camp before being waived. He called Temple “a very interesting name for us.” San Antonio Express-News

February 15, 2011 Updates

Erie BayHawks shooting guard Garrett Temple told the Erie Times-News today the Milwaukee Bucks released him after Monday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Monday was the final day of Temple's second 10-day contract with the National Basketball Association team. The Bucks were required to return him to his D-League team or sign him for the remainder of the season. The BayHawks (23-9) have a full 10-man roster and will have to release a player to make room for Temple. The NBA Development League is heading into its all-star break and will resume play next week. GoErie.com

February 5, 2011 Updates

The Bucks signed guard Garrett Temple to a second 10-day contract on Saturday, the team announced. Temple signed his first 10-day deal on Jan. 25. He has played in all six games since signing with the Bucks and averaged 2.5 points and 1.0 rebound in 11.7 minutes per game. The 24-year-old Temple started the season with the San Antonio Spurs before being released after appearing in three games. He went to the NBA Development League and played for Rio Grande Valley and Erie before being signed by Milwaukee. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

January 25, 2011 Updates
January 24, 2011 Updates
November 18, 2010 Updates

General manager Chris Wallace insisted that nothing is imminent and that the team was merely acting on prior interest in free agents Patrick Beverley and Garrett Temple. "They're younger players floating around right now," Wallace said. "We just wanted to get a good look at them. They are two of the better names out there." Memphis Commercial Appeal

November 11, 2010 Updates

In apparent attempt to get the their roster to the 13-man minimum, the Spurs have waived backup point guard Garrett Temple. Temple appeared in 12 games last season after signing a pair of 10-day contracts. He had only appeared in three games this season, and had been inactive for three straight, pushed down the bench by the arrival of Chris Quinn on Nov. 5. San Antonio Express-News

October 19, 2010 Updates

The trade likely secured a spot on the opening night roster for Garrett Temple, the combination guard who appeared in 12 games with the Spurs late last season. “Curtis and I were virtually fighting for the same spot,” Temple said. “I'm happy for him. We became friends over this process. Usually that doesn't happen. The best possible scenario came out of it. We both have the opportunity to make an NBA roster.” San Antonio Express-News

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