HoopsHype Larry Hughes rumors
Although he remains a long shot, the Celtics are reportedly still in the mix for Matt Barnes after a sign-and-trade with Toronto and Orlando fell through. Boston has also expressed interest in Rasual Butler, Larry Hughes and Antoine Wright, in addition to looking into a number of potential trade options involving Rasheed Wallace who is expected to retire prior to the start of the 2010-2011 season. CSNNE.com
Matt Barnes, Larry Hughes, Antoine Wright and Rasual Butler are all players that Boston has had interest in for most of the free agency period, although Barnes is expected to sign with either Toronto or Cleveland while the others are probably in line to make more than what the C's are in position to offer. With the addition of Jermaine O'Neal, Boston now has five big men under contract - Kevin Garnett, Glen Davis, Kendrick Perkins, O'Neal and rookie Simih Erden. CSNNE.com
Ex-Knick Larry Hughes, former teammate of LeBron James and one of his best friends, said yesterday the Knicks' failure to win the past two seasons cost them in the LeCon Sweepstakes. "That was my feeling from day one," said Hughes, sitting courtside during the Knicks-Toronto summer-league game. "It was a matter the Knicks could've enticed him more by winning some games. "Overall they made a great pitch. [LeBron] told me a lot of things they were laying out. They did a great job with the business side, the billionaire thing, run the city, but at the same time winning is what it is." New York Post
Larry Hughes traveled to Las Vegas this summer to work on his game and take in some Summer League action. Hughes remains an unsigned free agent for the 10-11 season. He split time between the Knicks and Bobcats in 09-10 and there have been reports that he’d prefer to return to Charlotte. “We’re talking,” Hughes said of the Bobcats. “You know, we’re talking, but I’m still waiting on the right situation to come up.” When asked whether he made the trip to Vegas to work out for teams, Hughes replied: "I’m just getting my work in and waiting for things to happen." RealGM
Larry Hughes is still waiting for the right situation but he has had discussion about returning to Charlotte. Twitter
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