HoopsHype Tyrus Thomas rumors

February 3, 2012 Updates

The Wizards have been working hard to move disappointing forward Andray Blatche, but a calf injury expected to sideline the favorite target of D.C. boobirds for three to five weeks won't make it any easier. Sources close to the situation say that the Wizards had been trying to engage Charlotte on a Blatche-for-Tyrus Thomas swap. ESPN.com

January 11, 2012 Updates

With forward Tyrus Thomas showing signs of leg fatigue, Charlotte Bobcats coach Paul Silas chose to sit him, with hopes he'll play Thursday in Atlanta - the first of three games in three nights for the Bobcats. Thomas missed the first six games of the season with a sprained ankle. His return coincided with Corey Maggette's hamstring strain, so Silas inserted Thomas into the lineup at small forward and played him heavy minutes - an average of 29 per night. Silas said Thomas wanted to play against the Houston Rockets, but Silas vetoed that idea. "His legs are hurting him and he's very tired," Silas said. "Possibly we played him too much, too soon." Charlotte Observer

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August 7, 2011 Updates

What have you been doing since the season ended? Tyrus Thomas: I've been continuing a little rehab on my knee and now I'm back working out. I've been really working on my mental approach to the game. I've done that by watching film, studying myself, and being more analytical, rather than spontaneous, in my everyday life. I must say though, the highlight of my summer has been my wedding! Charlotte Observer

March 16, 2011 Updates

Charlotte Bobcats power forward Tyrus Thomas woke up in Houston this morning with a sore knee and missed shootaround. Whether he plays tonight will be a game-time decision, according to the team. Charlotte Observer

March 8, 2011 Updates

The Bobcats said post-game that Thomas has been medically cleared for a full-contact pratice Tuesday. If that goes well, he'll be activated (either Wednesday against the Bulls or Friday against the Blazers). Silas will be happy to have him back, particularly as a shotblocker. I wouldn't have a problem with Silas starting Thomas, considering Diaw's performance, but I think some of you get ahead of yourselves: Thomas has a wealth of talent, but he needs to play under control. Kind of like that running back who rushes into the hole so fast he never gets to make a fake. Still, I'm glad he's here. Charlotte Observer

January 21, 2011 Updates
January 17, 2011 Updates

Thomas caught New Orleans Hornets center Emeka Okafor in the face with an elbow late in Saturday’s loss. He was assessed a flagrant foul, penalty two (the harsher penalty) and was ejected from the game. “It’s unfortunate he’s not going to be here, but he has to learn from it,’’ said Silas, who lost his top reserve. “If he does that, then it’s all worthwhile.’’ Charlotte Observer

January 4, 2011 Updates

That MRI showed no damage, so whether Jackson plays Wednesday against the Minnesota Timberwolves is about his pain level. The team planned to drain fluid from Jackson's knee, which should give him quick relief from the discomfort he's feeling. Otherwise... Gerald Wallace (ankle) and Nazr Mohammed (knee bruise) are both expected to miss the Timberwolves game. Also, Tyrus Thomas missed practice Tuesday with tendinitis in his right knee, but is expected to play in Minnesota. Charlotte Observer

December 17, 2010 Updates
December 8, 2010 Updates

In case you were wondering why Tyrus Thomas didn’t play late, he suffered a left quadriceps injury that gave him a scare. But an examination suggested this is likely nothing serious. Charlotte Observer

October 21, 2010 Updates
September 18, 2010 Updates

Brown has been known to joke that Tyrus Thomas is his new Rasheed Wallace. By that Brown means he'll live with Thomas' quirks if in the balance he can develop all that talent. Case-in-point about Thomas' quirky, but intense, personality: Augustin overthrew him on a lob pass, and Thomas was a bit too emphatic in his reaction. But Thomas had the good sense on the way back downcourt to give Augustin a little hug that said, ''Didn't mean to overreact.'' Charlotte Observer

September 16, 2010 Updates

Power forward Tyrus Thomas looks in tremendous shape; looks like he's trimmed any spare weight over the summer (not that he ever looked chunky). Thomas made the best play I saw Wednesday, a look-away, one-handed pass out of the post to Walker, setting up an easy driving layup. Charlotte Observer

September 3, 2010 Updates

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