HoopsHype Jared Dudley rumors


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ESPN’s Marc Stein tweeted this week that the Clippers are “itchy to make a deal and Jared Dudley, with (playing time) harder to come by and logjam at wing spots, is unexpectedly in play.” Dudley, one of the Clippers’ most active users of social media, saw the tweet. “To be honest with you, it doesn’t bother me at all. As a fan and watching basketball, 99 percent of the time, it doesn’t happen. It’s the ones you don’t hear about,” he said Friday morning. “The two times I’ve been traded, I didn’t even hear about it. Every other time I’ve been in (rumors), it’s never happened. “You look at as a compliment. It means someone wants you. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. It goes both ways, to have value. At one point in time, I didn’t know if I had value.” Orange County Register

February 5, 2014 Updates

Marc Stein: Trade rumble: Clippers "itchy" to make a deal and Jared Dudley, with PT harder to come by and logjam at wing spots, is unexpectedly in play. Dudley only just arrived from PHX via J.J. Redick sign-and-trade in summer but hearing now he could be on move before Feb. 20 trade buzzer Twitter

December 29, 2013 Updates

In the last two games, at Golden State and Portland, Dudley had a total of four points. He didn't score against the Trail Blazers, missing three shots. In those two games, Dudley was two for eight from the field, 0 for 3 from the three-point line. "I don't know why he's not playing well, but we need him to play well," Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said. "That [small forward] spot right now, it's been hurting us a little bit. But Jared is still not healthy. He's getting healthy. We've got to get him in better shape." Los Angeles Times

December 16, 2013 Updates

The logic made sense: Let Dudley get cozy with a shot he doesn’t take often, but misses even less often, and then let him build from there. Confidence means something for a guy who insinuated after Thursday’s loss in Brooklyn that if he were a coach, he would bench himself. But less than five minutes into the Saturday’s game, Dudley was 3-for-3 from the field, sinking two elbow jumpers and a layup. Confidence: acquired. “You know you’re struggling when you’ve got family friends texting you and stuff like that,” Dudley explained. “You try to block it out, but it’s tough to block out. I mean, it’s not like it’s Jordan where I’m taking tough shots. These are open shots, regular shots I’ve been making in my six, seven years.” ClipperBlog.com

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Jared Dudley: Shout out to @Jamal Crawford man that n______ nice!!! (Kanye west voice) Gutsy win tonight.. No CP No JJ, but guys stuck together and got the W Twitter @JaredDudley619

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Starting small forward Jared Dudley played with tendinitis in his right knee, limiting him to 27 minutes because of the pain. He had two points on one-for-five shooting. "It's nothing major," Dudley said. "It's stuff that I've been going through since training camp. I think it's more of a strengthening thing." Los Angeles Times

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In the early afternoon hours of July 3, owner Donald Sterling called Los Angeles Clippers president Andy Roeser and informed him he had rescinded approval on moving Eric Bledsoe and acquiring free agent J.J. Redick in a sign-and-trade agreement. The three-team deal – delivered the owner's blessing only two days earlier – no longer interested Sterling. Call it off, Sterling instructed Roeser, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Deal's dead. Yahoo! Sports

September 27, 2013 Updates

Dudley is one of the most active participants in social media in the NBA. He was nominated for the HoopsHype “2012 Tweeter of the Year,” an award won by his new teammate Jamal Crawford. However, he did not immediately join the Twitter-sphere. Dudley said future Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal got him into it when the two were teammates in Phoenix. “Another thing that’s cool is something that Shaq kind of got me into, is connecting with fans,” Dudley explained. “My whole thing is, I wish when I was a kid, that I could have got free tickets. I never went to NBA games or baseball games, so it’s a way to connect with the fans.” NBA.com

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