HoopsHype Larry Hughes rumors


May 6, 2015 Updates

During a Philadelphia radio interview with 97.5 The Fanatic on Wednesday, Brown remembered on the Morning Show that the 76ers actually ranked Pierce as the No. 2 prospect in 1998. After the forward fell on draft night, he was still available when the 76ers made their selection. But Brown, Philadelphia's coach at the time, wanted to keep his word. "We took Larry Hughes because (with the eighth pick) because we thought we had a need," he said. "But the reason we took Larry is I promised him when we interviewed him -- we knew we were getting the eighth pick -- I promised him if he was there at (No.) 8 we would take him." Booth Newspapers

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Former Knicks player Larry Hughes was walked out of the Trump SoHo hotel in handcuffs Friday after a night of partying at the club Greenhouse. Police knocked on Hughes’ door at the luxury building around noon, and he agreed to go with them to be interviewed about an earlier incident, sources said. As Hughes, 35, walked out of the hotel he told a Post reporter, “It wasn’t me.” Hughes – who is six-foot-five and was listed as 184 pounds when he played – was the 8th pick in the 1998 NBA Draft and was traded to the Knicks for the 2009-2010 season before finishing his career with the Orlando Magic in 2011-2012. New York Post

April 5, 2014 Updates

Former NBA player and Saint Louis University Billiken player Larry Hughes stops by the KPLR studios. His foundation will present its annual “J Walk`N” event at the Parkway North High School Football Field. April Simpson will serve as the 2014 Grand Marshal. Organ Donor Registry Drive is more than a walk-a-thon- it`s a challenge to the students of America to be mindful of the power of organ donation. J Walk`N is named in honor of the late Justin Hughes, brother of former NBA star Larry Hughes. Justin passed away in 2006 at the age of 20 after living for nearly a decade with a heart transplant. KPLR11.com

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Starting point guard Jameer Nelson will miss the game against the Cavs because of concussion symptoms. Nelson is not expected to play until Monday at the earliest. The Magic released veteran combo guard Larry Hughes after Wednesday night's win against the Washington Wizards to make room for Smith, a true guard. Orlando Sentinel

The Magic are down to one less guard after waiving guard Larry Hughes after Wednesday night’s win against the Washington Wizards. Hughes played almost 14 minutes, scoring two points on 1-of-4 shooting. Hughes was was signed as a free agent by Orlando on Dec. 9. He appeared in nine games this season with the Magic, averaging 1.3 ppg. in 12.7 minpg. Orlando Sentinel

December 23, 2011 Updates

Veteran Larry Hughes and rookie DeAndre Liggins almost certainly will be on the Orlando Magic's season-opening roster. Stan Van Gundy said after Thursday's practice that he doesn't expect any roster moves to be made before the Magic begin their regular season Christmas night in Oklahoma City. The team already waived point guard Gabe Pruitt, reducing its roster to 15 players. Orlando Sentinel

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The players have done a good job of not showing off the bling this summer. But Larry Hughes didn’t get the memo. The video above is from the veteran guard’s photo shoot with Delux Magazine and he shows off his home and cars. If the players really want to know why so many fans say “just take the deal on the table” they should just watch this video. Nice house, though. NBCSports.com

October 26, 2011 Updates

Larry Hughes wants back in, whenever the NBA lets players back in. Hughes sat out all of last season after he failed to secure the deal that he wanted in free agency two summers ago. “Obviously, I wanted to play,” Hughes said recently. “At the same time I wanted to be stable. I didn’t want to go to a situation where it was a one-year deal, or partial guarantee deal where at any time you could be out of there moving on. I wanted certain things after moving around the past three years, to different teams, I wanted something solid. If I didn’t get that, I wasn’t coming back.” Washington Post

The Wizards initially offered Hughes a six-year, $54-million contract, but Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld raised the bid to $70 million over the same number of years before Hughes decided to sign with Cleveland. Grunfeld would fill the void the by trading Kwame Brown to the Los Angeles Lakers for Caron Butler. The way Hughes sees it, he managed to earn $70 million over six years, and has made the most of his time away from the game since. “I had time to hang with my family, reconnect with my kids. It wasn’t a lost cause at all and I got healthy,” Hughes said. “I was really enjoying the time. When it’s time to get ready to go somewhere you can go. You don’t have to check with a team, look at the schedule, you can just go, living the free life.” Washington Post

Hughes has been doing individual workouts in his hometown of St. Louis and is still hoping for another opportunity to wear an NBA jersey again, but already has a taste of life without the game. “If things aren’t right, how I envision coming back, playing a few more years, I’ve got a head start,” he said. Sitting out a year “really just prepared me for what it will be like when I really am done. When I’m done, I know what to expect.” Washington Post

February 24, 2011 Updates
December 22, 2010 Updates

Free-agent guards Larry Hughes and Ronald "Flip" Murray worked out for the Grizzlies this week as the team considers adding to its 13- man roster. The 31-year-old NBA veterans went through a series of drills but did not compete against each other. Coaches and members of the front office attended the Monday drills. The Griz are only weighing their options and no moves (including potential trades) are imminent, according to general manager Chris Wallace. Memphis Commercial Appeal

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