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February 25, 2014 Updates
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As an MVP-caliber season nears an end with Xinjiang in China, Lester Hudson has received inquiries from the Memphis Grizzlies, New York Knicks and Los Angeles Clippers, looking into the guard’s availability, league sources told RealGM. In helping take Xinjiang to the Chinese Basketball Association playoffs and leading the club to the second-best record in the league, Hudson is averaging 26 points, 7.6 rebounds and five assists. The CBA regular season concluded on Feb. 16, bringing a flurry of American players back to the free agency pool, but Hudson remained with his team in postseason play and will become available soon. RealGM

January 22, 2014 Updates

The rosters for the upcoming CBA All-Star weekend have been finalized with fans voting for the team starters. The starting line-ups were selected by fan balloting across China. Fans had the opportunity to choose their favorite players via social media voting which began on November 25th and ended January 5th. Top vote-getter, Stephon Marbury (Beijing Ducks, point guard), led the pack with 847,868 to be a starter on the the Northern Division team. Unfortunately Marbury hasn’t returned to the court from the meniscus tear he suffered at the beginning of the season. He will be replaced by Lester Hudson (Xinjiang Flying Tigers, Guard). Asian Cagers

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Teams have until April 17 to sign players who will be eligible for the first round of the postseason. Here are some of the top D-League players at each position, who could be called up at some point in the next month. GUARDS: Delonte West, Dominique Jones, Lester Hudson, Kris Joseph, Josh Selby, Courtney Fortson, Jerel McNeal, Andrew Goudelock, Christian Eyenga, Lazar Hayward, Justin Dentmon, Chris Roberts, Ben Uzoh, Sean Singletary, Ron Howard, Darington Hobson. FORWARDS: D.J. Kennedy, Samardo Samuels, Demetris Nichols, Willie Reed, Rick Jackson, Arinze Onuaku, Rasual Butler, Damion James, Luke Harangody, Micah Downs, JaMychal Green, James Mays. CENTERS: Jerome Jordan, Hassan Whiteside, Vernon Macklin, Hilton Armstrong, Keith Benson, Brian Butch, Mickell Gladness, Solomon Alabi, Jarrid Famous, Augustus Gilchrist. Sulia

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Lester Hudson has returned to Dongguan and practiced with the team. He will probably return for the playoffs, which will start on February 27. hupu.com

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Lester Hudson update: Opposing team executive saw my tweet earlier and says he's heard Warriors interested. Also, speculated they may have interest in Leandro Barbosa. Suns could be interested in both too, exec added. Sulia

July 27, 2012 Updates

Spoke with representatives for former Cavs & Grizzlies guard Lester Hudson on Thursday. Hudson, an unrestricted free agent, has drawn interest from several teams, said Tyler Glass -- although Glass politely declined to elaborate. "The conversations were in confidence," Glass said. "But we feel good (about chances of Hudson getting signed before start of training camp)." Sulia

Hudson was surprised he wasn't signed for the entire season by Cavs. He signed a 10-day contract in late March, then received a second 10-day after averaging 12.7 points, hitting a couple big shots and inspiring Cavs owner Dan Gilbert to offer praise via Twitter. But the Cavs cut ties with Hudson after the second 10-day, and he finished the year by playing three games for the Grizzlies. Hudson scored 9 points on 3-6 shooting in his return to CLE on April 24. The Thunder are said to be among the teams interested. No word on the Cavs or Grizzlies. Sulia

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