HoopsHype Justin Hamilton rumors

September 9, 2013 Updates

While the Miami Heat's 2013 second-round acquisition is preparing to spend the coming season in Australia, a 2012 Heat second-round acquisition has moved a step closer to training camp. Justin Hamilton, the center out of LSU acquired in the second round of the 2012 NBA Draft, posted Sunday on Twitter that he finally has been cleared to return from the hamstring issue that kept him out of the Heat's two summer-league appearances. Hamilton, an outside-shooting 7-footer who had an uneven run in Europe last season, has been working out at AmericanAirlines Arena almost the entire offseason, but had been limited to non-contact work. He then posted Sunday on his Twitter account, "Fully cleared! Going to be a big week to improve!!" South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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Agent Justin Zanik tells Sun Sentinel that Heat second-round pick Justin Hamilton spending season in Croatia makes sense for all parties, "I think they're very interested in his development. I think he had a good summer. I think, certainly, [it's] them trying to figure out how he could best develop with them still pursuing a championship." Sulia

July 27, 2012 Updates

The Heat plans to have further internal discussions about whether to sign someone from that group, Mickell Gladness (who played for their summer league team after splitting last season between Miami and Golden State) or invite second-round rookie Justin Hamilton to training camp. Milicic’s agent said Thursday there has been nothing new since an initial Heat inquiry more than a week ago. Miami Herald

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The New Orleans Hornets are working out six players this morning at the Alario Center, one day before the NBA draft. All of the prospects appear to be candidates for the team's second-round selection, the 46th overall pick. The players are forward Justin Hamilton from LSU, guard Quincy Roberts from Grambling, guard-forward Alex Young from IUPUI, center Henry Sims from Georgetown, center Dusan Cantekin, who is from Sebia and forward/center Robert Sacre from Gonzaga. New Orleans Times-Picayune

``I’ve been traveling around all over the country getting in a lot of different workouts with a lot of different teams,’’ said Hamilton, who left LSU after his junior season to enter the NBA draft. ``I’ve been hearing that I’ve been working out great, a lot of teams are interested and we’ll see what happens tomorrow. I’m trying to show them my versatility and that I can shoot the ball very well.’’ New Orleans Times-Picayune

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The Bucks hold their fourth draft workout Monday, a session featuring four players hoping to work their way into the second round. The session features 7-foot center Justin Hamilton of Louisiana State; 6-6 small forward Tony Mitchell of Alabama; 6-8 power forward Keith Wright of Harvard; and 6-7 small forward Olu Ashaolu of Oregon. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

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