HoopsHype Jan Vesely + Trade rumors
And for teammates — even teammates who have only been here a few months — this isn’t just an Internet joke. “Yesterday obviously when I woke up I was sitting watching TV and I some point I decided to check the HoopsHype,” Marcin Gortat said on 106.7 The Fan Friday morning. “I was just shocked. I dropped the glass out of my hands and I was just shocked. Eric [Maynor] is a very good point guard. I don’t think he really got his opportunity to play, and he has to play because he’s pretty good. … For Jan, I was shocked because he was the first guy who helped me the most here on this team right after the trade. From Day One he helped me to settle down, set up everything here in Washington and he was great to me. I never had such a great friend from Day One. It doesn’t matter where he’s gonna play; we’re always gonna stick together. He’s my boy for life now.” Washington Post
Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that the team has acquired guard Andre Miller from Denver in exchange for forward Jan Vesely. As part of the three-team deal, the Wizards also sent guard Eric Maynor and a 2015 second round pick to Philadelphia and received a protected 2014 second round pick from the 76ers. The 76ers will also receive a future second round pick from Denver. NBA.com
Marcin Gortat: My man Jani V is gone!! I will never forget this guy!!! Great person!!! He helped me a lot from day one!! Thx kid for everything!! Twitter @MGortat
Adrian Wojnarowski: Denver, Washington talks serious on sending Andre Miller to the Wizards for Eric Maynor and Jan Vesely, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Twitter @WojYahooNBA
Lukas Kuba: During Nov & Dec, Jan Vesely, frustrated as he continued to see his role shrinking, had thoughts of wanting to say goodbye to the NBA. Vesely: "[At one point of last season] my agent told me if I'd want to ask for a trade, we could try something." Twitter
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