HoopsHype Rashad McCants rumors

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Rashad McCants last played in the NBA as a member of the Sacramento Kings in 2009. He appeared in four games for the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League last season, averaging 19.8 points. On Saturday night, at approximately 10:40 p.m., he walked onto an empty court at the Smith Center with a basketball and a backpack. Three hours after North Carolina completed an overtime win against Davidson, the UNC alum arrived and went through a solo workout that included 3-point practice with a self-rebounding machine. Music from Tupac Shakur and other hip-hop artists played on the arena's sound system. FayObserver.com

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This will be your second stint with the Legends. What made you want to come back after a couple years away? Rashad McCants: I'm pretty much embracing the opportunity to get back in the swing of things and get another shot at the NBA. A lot has happened. A lot has changed for me personally. I think I'm more ready now than I ever was physically and mentally to make the necessary adjustments no matter where I play. ... Just growing up, going through life, being a man. Every person goes through growth. ESPN.com

You last played in the NBA in 2009. How hard has that been to accept after you came out of North Carolina with so much fanfare? Rashad McCants: The first couple years it was very difficult, especially not being able to understand why. As I found more of a spiritual peace, I stopped worrying about the whys and the what-ifs and making excuses for myself. I've accepted where I am. To get over these hurdles, I've just got to be persistent and play my game and then the doors and the windows will open. ESPN.com

You had the rep early in your [NBA] career that you were hard to play with. What's your response to that sort of talk now? Rashad McCants: I honestly don't know what to say to that, because [there's] never been a clear understanding where it was coming from. There was this stigma on me, but I don't know who is saying it or where it comes from. The only thing I can do is be the player I've always been and the teammate I've always been. ... For me, I really can't address the things I can't control. The only thing I can do is go out there and be me. ESPN.com

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Foshan Long Lions waived Rashard McCants, then signed Doron Perkins. McCants played 17 games for Foshan, averaging 19.8 ppg, 3.9 rpg and 2.5 apg in 33.8 minutes. hupu.com

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David 'Dubi' Pick: Rashad McCants failed his French physical & is outta SIG Strasbourg. Something smells real fishy. #UNC #Tarheelnation Twitter

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The Los Angeles Lakers are working out Rashad McCants and Patrick Beverley today, one source told HoopsHype. Beverley was named MVP of the Eurocup (Europe's second most important continental competition) last season. Sulia

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