HoopsHype Mustafa Shakur rumors

January 22, 2011 Updates

Mustafa Shakur, a 6-foot-3 point guard, is expected to be called up from the NBA D-League's Rio Grande Valley Vipers to the Washington Wizards for a 10-day contract, according to a source close to the situation. Shakur, in an interview with FanHouse on Friday night, said that he expected to be available to play in Washington's game Saturday night at home against the Boston Celtics. "Hopefully, if everything goes right with my flights, I'll get there and get situated and then be ready to play against the Celtics," Shakur told FanHouse. FanHouse.com

December 20, 2010 Updates

Some options include bringing back Hudson, signing free agent Jannero Pargo or Patrick Beverley, or plucking from the NBA Developmental League Mustafa Shakur or Kyle Weaver. But Wall is anxious to get back on the floor and assume his undisputed position within the team. "I've got to be the leader," Wall said. "I've got to get here early, I got to be the last one to leave. I've got to speak up, talk in huddles. They are gong to hold me accountable for more things. I'm going to accept the challenge." Washington Post

October 18, 2010 Updates
September 9, 2010 Updates

The New Orleans Hornets have signed free-agent point guard Mustafa Shakur. General manager Dell Demps says the 6-foot-4 Shakur has good size for a point guard and got the Hornets' attention by thriving in the NBA Development League last season. Undrafted out of Arizona, the 26-year-old Shakur was been with several NBA teams since 2007 but has yet to play in a regular-season game. ESPN.com

September 8, 2010 Updates

The New Orleans Hornets announced today that they have signed free agent guard Mustafa Shakur. Per team policy, terms of the contracts were not released. “Mustafa will be able to give us depth at the point guard position,” said Hornets General Manager Dell Demps. “He has thrived in the D-League and has great size and vision for a point guard.” NBA.com

August 24, 2010 Updates

The New Orleans Hornets have signed point guard Mustafa Shakur to a partially guaranteed contract for the upcoming season. Shakur, who turned 26 last Wednesday, will vie to become Chris Paul's backup. The rookie out of Arizona has played in 7 NBA regular season games during his professional career with San Antonio and Minnesota. Most recently, he spent time on the roster with Oklahoma City but did not see any playing time. NewOrleans.com

Mustafa Shakur was a revelation for the Tulsa 66ers last season in the NBA D-League. He averaged 19.3 points and 6.9 assists along with 4.5 rebounds for the 66ers, and had a PER of 22. That's pretty nifty stuff. He also showed considerable leadership, helping his team make the playoffs as a 25-year-old. He was called up last season but not given any time on a Thunder squad deep in backcourt depth. FanHouse.com

August 23, 2010 Updates

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