HoopsHype Jared Dudley rumors


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hours of July 3, owner Donald Sterling called Los Angeles Clippers president Andy Roeser and informed him he had rescinded approval on moving Eric Bledsoe and acquiring free agent J.J. Redick in a sign-and-trade agreement.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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Q: Doc, you've been a part of big splashes before, and I have to imagine that as Chris (Paul) and those guys were introduced (at the Wednesday press conference in Los Angeles) that the presser with KG crossed your mind at some point. Does this experience remind you of that one at all in terms of the major makeover and instant expectation? Doc Rivers: "Well, Chris is going to be a Hall of Famer, and so should Blake (Griffin) and DJ (DeAndre Jordan), hopefully, but we were getting (surefire future Hall of Famers). Paul was and Ray and Kevin are, so in that terms, that day is bigger just because of those three guys. You just don't bring those three guys together very often. This was neater in one way in that it was more about the key guys, signing Chris back, bringing Matt back, and getting Darren Collison and JJ Redick and Jared Dudley, it's more that we're building this team, and that was a great message … I couldn't have asked for a better day." USA Today Sports

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