HoopsHype Randy Foye rumors

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Los Angeles Clippers guard Randy Foye, Atlanta's Kirk Hinrich and Denver's Andre Miller are also on the Grizzlies' wish list. The Griz expect to go into the luxury tax this season as owner Michael Heisley has given general manager Chris Wallace permission to use the full mid-level exception. Memphis Commercial Appeal

The Suns need to address their desire for a dynamic wing scorer and would have options such as Jamal Crawford, Nick Young and Randy Foye beyond an attempt at Gordon. If Gordon was the choice and it failed, the Suns could be satisfied with showing the fan base a willingness to spend. They would still conserve the cap space for a trade taking on money in the summer or during the season -- or 2013 free agency, when they would be interested in Oklahoma City shooting guard James Harden. Arizona Republic

The Clippers are also expected to make offers to re-sign free-agent guards Chauncey Billups, Randy Foye and Nick Young. Billups is still recovering from season-ending Achilles' tendon surgery. The Clippers also have an interest in unrestricted free-agent guard Jamal Crawford. The Clippers are not expect to make offers to free-agent forwards Kenyon Martin and Reggie Evans. Los Angeles Times

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Foye, a Newark native who attended East Side High, has always played well at Madison Square Garden -- even dating back to his days at Villanova when he played there during a couple of Big East tournaments. Now, heading into free agency, which starts July 1, it's the Garden is on his favorites list, according to a source close to the six-year veteran who's been in Los Angeles the past two seasons. ESPN.com

Foye, an unrestricted free agent, is interested in the Knicks and their mid-level exception of $3 million, which came about based on the early Bird rights ruling. "He will have multiple offers at that amount and more annually," the source told ESPN New York. "New York would be a great fit for both [playing and financial reasons]." ESPN.com

May 25, 2012 Updates

Randy Foye had a solid season replacing Billups as the shooting guard. Foye wants to return, but he might have to leave to get playing time. Los Angeles Times

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Olshey said the Clippers would like to add a shooting guard with some size and a back-up forward with shooting range and passing ability. Olshey and the Clippers will also have to make a lot of decisions regarding their own free agents. Chauncey Billups, Randy Foye, Nick Young, Kenyon Martin and Reggie Evans will all be free agents this summer. Orange County Register

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Guard Randy Foye on momentum of Memphis: “We have to put this game behind us, as hard as it is, and we have to go to Memphis and play one more game. It won’t be easy to put this game behind us but as a professional basketball player you have good games and you have bad games. You have good wins and bad losses but the good thing about it is we always get another shot.” Sulia

April 16, 2012 Updates

Roy became Rookie of the Year and a three-time All-Star while Foye's promising rookie season alongside Kevin Garnett quickly regressed because of a sophomore-season knee injury and a work environment that crumbled when Garnett was traded away. "I understand the whole Foye-Roy thing, I didn't ask to be selected there," he said. "I worked my butt off. I had a great college career. Whatever happened, happened. It just seemed like I was hated because of someone else's success. If I hadn't gotten hurt, I would have been right up there, playing my butt off helping the Wolves become a contender. It didn't happen. It seemed like people turned on me after my second year. "I loved being in Minnesota. Minnesota was great to me. The people outside of basketball were great to me. But at the same time I was frustrated for being blamed for something I couldn't control." Minneapolis Star-Tribune

April 1, 2012 Updates

He could let the pressure of an uncertain future control his emotions, but Randy Foye won't succumb to those forces. Instead, the Clippers shooting guard said he will play the game he loves as he always has — with passion, joy and all out — and let everything work itself out. This is the final year of a contract that pays him $4.250 million. One would think Foye would be worried about how he performs during a contract year. "Naw, I try not to. Not at all," Foye said. "My whole thing is just playing ball. I'm just playing ball and letting everything happen." Los Angeles Times

Foye, 28, would love to re-sign with the Clippers, who hosted the Utah Jazz on Saturday night at Staples Center. He knows that's not a guarantee, but it's not something Foye is overly concerned about during this season. "It's already written. The story of Randy Foye is already written," he said. "I'm just fighting through whatever I have to fight through to get there. That's why I believe in God. I believe that whatever is needed God will take me there." Los Angeles Times

It was a huge game in that regard, the momentum continuing that could ensure Del Negro survives the season. Meanwhile, the players who had reportedly given up on him continued to come to his defense. "Everyone was on coach, saying that he lost the team, saying that guys are not responding to him," said Randy Foye, who had 20 points and hit a three-pointer with 47 seconds left to put the Clippers up 96-95. "None of that was true at all. We just stuck with it. We stayed behind coach. We understood that we had three in three days against a tough playoff team in Indiana, and then Oklahoma City, the No. 1 team. And then it was emotional when Chris [Paul] went back [to New Orleans, in a loss]. We understood that, but everybody else didn't. I think the main thing is just to stay together. Whenever you hit a little bit of adversity, stay together." SI.com

March 31, 2012 Updates

Despite being wildly inconsistent for the past two months and losing three games in three days last week, the Clippers have seemingly turned the corner when it matters most. “Everyone was on coach, saying he lost the team and saying the guys were not responding and none of that was true at all,” Randy Foye said. “We just stuck with it. We stayed behind coach. We understand we played three games in three days against tough playoff teams in Indiana and Oklahoma and had an emotional game in New Orleans when Chris went back. We understood all that but everyone else didn’t. The main thing is to stay together whenever you hit a little bit of adversity.” ESPN.com

March 8, 2012 Updates

Basketball is still the easy part. That could be printed on his business card. Sometimes life is a make-or-miss proposition, and the fact that he’s shooting 38 percent this season as a starting two-guard is irrelevant to him as long as he can consult the standings without cringing and suit up again tomorrow. "You know me — I’m not afraid to fail," Randy Foye said Wednesday night in the hallway opposite the visitor’s locker room at the Rock. "And even if I take a shot and make it, I’m going to be back in the gym tomorrow and take so many it was like I missed it. "I’m not going to pay attention to the numbers. A lot of guys — great players — are shooting under their averages this year. I’m just looking at the team record, and if I do something to help get the next ‘W,’ that’s all that matters. That’s what we play for." Newark Star-Ledger

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