HoopsHype Glen Rice Jr rumors

July 9, 2013 Updates

Glen Rice Jr. signed a partially guaranteed deal for the rookie minimum on Monday and will have to earn a spot with the Wizards in order to stick around. Rice was one of the first players to arrive in Washington for this week’s summer league minicamp, using the days leading up to the first practice to familiarize himself with Verizon Center. Washington Post

When he finally got drafted, Rice spoke to his famous father, a three-time NBA all-star, who told him: “Congratulations. Don’t get complacent. Keep working.” Rice said he has no plans of being satisfied, because there is so much left to accomplish: “I’m happy to be here, happy to be a part of this team. Couldn’t think of any other place rather than here. I’m just happy with how it turned out. Just ready to work.” Washington Post

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After taking Georgetown star Otto Porter with the third overall pick on Thursday, the Wizards decided to package their two second picks to acquire Glen Rice Jr. from the Philadelphia 76ers, according to multiple league sources with knowledge of the situation. The 76ers originally chose Rice, the son of the three-time NBA all-star, with the 35th pick. In return, the Wizards sent South Dakota State point guard Nate Wolters (the 38th pick) and Oregon power forward Arsalan Kazemi (54th) to Philadelphia. Washington Post

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Paul Coro: Today's #Suns draft workout has D-League 6-6 SG Glen Rice Jr., a potential No. 30 pick. He played three seasons at Georgia Tech. Twitter @paulcoro

June 18, 2013 Updates

The Minnesota Timberwolves have evaluated another group of draft prospects, highlighted by Lehigh guard C.J. McCollum. McCollum was watched by team officials at the Target Center practice court on Tuesday. McCollum worked out by himself. Before that, Illinois guard Brandon Paul, Georgia Tech forward Glen Rice Jr., Brazil forward Augusto Lima, Oregon forward Arsalan Kazemi and England forward Ashley Hamilton were in a practice group together. Rice is projected by most analysts to be a second-round selection. Oklahoman

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Hardaway Jr. worked out on Tuesday for members of the Knicks staff in Westchester. He wasn't the only son of a former pro at the workout: Hardaway was joined by Glen Rice Jr., son of former sharpshooter and one-time Knick Glen Rice, and Phil Pressey, the son of 11-year pro Paul Pressey. Rice Jr. and Hardaway Jr. have known each other since they were growing up in Miami. And both have had to answer questions about their famous fathers for years. "A lot of kids go their separate paths and play different sports. They don't want that harassment or that constructive criticism because they're not going to be their fathers," Hardaway Jr. said. "We took on that challenge ever since we were growing up and we're just trying to live up to the expectation." ESPN.com

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Rice, the son of former NBA star Glen Rice, averaged 25 points, 9.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 2 blocked shots and 2 steals in the leading the Vipers to the championship. In the final series, Rice averaged 29 points, 11.5 rebounds, 4 assists, 3.5 blocked shots and 3 steals. That virtuoso performance has shot Rice up the draft board charts. There are some NBA officials who believe Rice could be a mid-first round pick — or in the vicinity of where the Milwaukee Bucks pick at 15. Racine Journal-Times

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