HoopsHype Zach Randolph rumors

January 27, 2015 Updates
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While he hasn’t appeared much during games, he’s getting the opportunity to constantly practice against the NBA’s best frontcourt of Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph, which has been an excellent experience for him. Playing against two All-Stars every day can only help a rookie who wants to learn. “I pick up on a lot of their tendencies, especially Z-Bo,” Stokes said. “I watch him all the time and I’ve guarded him; I feel like I pretty much know his game. I just pick up on certain things that he does. The way he scores the ball, it’s just amazing. It’s just small things like him getting away with a lot of contact, but you got to realize that he can do that. He plays with his legs a lot and people think, ‘Oh man, he’s being very physical,’ but no he’s using all butt and legs. I’ve picked up on things like that, which I had no idea about in college. Basketball Insiders

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You kind of carry yourself more like a rapper than a player. You keep it true to yourself and don’t sanitize yourself for the media. Zach Randolph: That’s just how I’ve always been. I be me. You can ask guys about me. Ask 2 Chainz, Fat Joe, Jay Rock—the list is long. I was actually at Yo Gotti’s restaurant last night. Them my homeboys. They all used to hoop, all the rappers used to play ball so there’s a lot of respect. We all keep it 100 and treat each other with respect. XXL Mag

January 13, 2015 Updates

Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph announced today a $20,000 contribution to MIFA (Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association) to help Memphians battle the dangerously cold temperatures that have descended up the city. Randolph’s donation will go directly to the MIFA Emergency Services Plus-1 program. Plus-1 is a program administered by MIFA to pay utility services for people in need. NBA.com

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Ronald Tillery: Zach Randolph (sore right knee) practiced today. He remains questionable for Friday's game vs Pelicans. Zbo also practiced Tuesday. Twitter @CAGrizBeat

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Ronald Tillery: As expected, Z-Bo is out vs. Spurs. Joerger says “He doesn’t feel good on it. I trust a guy who has been through as many bangs as he has... He’s always been a warrior. It's best to have him long term. The MRI is clean, which is good news." Twitter @CAGrizBeat

December 29, 2014 Updates

Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph has missed four straight games because of a sore and swollen right knee. The team’s leading rebounder said there is no timetable for when he will return. “I don’t have a target date yet. I’m just trying to get it right and get the swelling out,” Randolph said. “I want to get comfortable playing on it. We’ll see how it is in a couple of days. I’ll probably get it checked out again.” Memphis Commercial Appeal

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Gasol and Griz brass can't start talking about a new deal until mid-December when Gasol is eligible for a contract extension. If Gasol signed an extension then it would be limited to three years. Becoming a free agent next summer makes Gasol able to sign a five-year deal with the Griz or a four-year pact with another team. Either way, he figures to command the maximum salary for a player with his years of service. And Gasol would improve his total financial package by at least $50 million by waiting. “It’s not going to be an issue with his situation,” forward Zach Randolph told the Associated Press. “It shouldn’t be. Believe me if Memphis don’t want him, there’s a lot of other teams that want him, so I don't think he’s going anywhere.” Memphis Commercial Appeal

October 15, 2014 Updates

Durant even bounced around a little during warmups, celebrated with his teammates after nice plays and walked without a limp during timeouts. At halftime, he fired up some flat-footed practice shots. At one point, Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph peered down the benches toward Durant, pointed downward and mouthed: “Your foot good?” Durant gave him an approving nod. Oklahoman

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On Thursday, new Lakers head coach Byron Scott made an appearance on the Dan Patrick Show and talked about a number of different topics. Randle came up in the conversation with Scott comparing the rookie forward to Zach Randolph of the Memphis Grizzlies: “I know the young kid is very gifted, offensively. He rebounds the ball, he can score in the post. He’s probably got about 15-foot range, handle the ball extremely well for a big man. Pretty athletic. I look at him as Zach Randolph, but more athletic. “And I think in a few years he’s going to be a monster once he really learns what the NBA is all about and that’s what I’m looking forward to.” Lakers Nation

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