Courtney Fortson Rumors
David ‘Dubi’ Pick: Hearing D-League PG Courtney Fortson – after stints with LAC/HOU – could sign with Saratov of Russian minors. Also has Israeli interest.
Courtney Fortson is going to conitnue his career in Venezuela with Trotamundos de Carabobo. This season with Los Angeles D-Fenders in 46 games he made 17,8 points, 5 rebounds, 7,1 assist and 2 steals per game.
Chris Vernon: Source close to Grizzlies says they are evaluating adding one of 5 guards to the roster for playoff push. The players Grizzlies are considering adding- Keyon Dooling, Scott Machado, Courtney Fortson, Sundiata Gaines, and Jonny Flynn. (2/2)
Teams have until April 17 to sign players who will be eligible for the first round of the postseason. Here are some of the top D-League players at each position, who could be called up at some point in the next month. GUARDS: Delonte West, Dominique Jones, Lester Hudson, Kris Joseph, Josh Selby, Courtney Fortson, Jerel McNeal, Andrew Goudelock, Christian Eyenga, Lazar Hayward, Justin Dentmon, Chris Roberts, Ben Uzoh, Sean Singletary, Ron Howard, Darington Hobson. FORWARDS: D.J. Kennedy, Samardo Samuels, Demetris Nichols, Willie Reed, Rick Jackson, Arinze Onuaku, Rasual Butler, Damion James, Luke Harangody, Micah Downs, JaMychal Green, James Mays. CENTERS: Jerome Jordan, Hassan Whiteside, Vernon Macklin, Hilton Armstrong, Keith Benson, Brian Butch, Mickell Gladness, Solomon Alabi, Jarrid Famous, Augustus Gilchrist.
Additionally, five players were invited to (Clippers’) camp, all long-shots to make what is already a full roster: Marqus Blakely, Courtney Fortson, Chris Johnson, Trent Plaisted and Hank Thorns.
Alex Kennedy: After being waived by the Houston Rockets, Courtney Fortson will be on the Los Angeles Clippers’ training camp roster.
Jonathan Feigen: Couple roster moves heading to Rockets camp. Courtney Fortson to be waived; Demetri McCamey, Kyle Fogg signed for camp, per source.
The team also picked up its non-guaranteed options on guard Courtney Fortson and forward Diamon Simpson on Friday. Both are expected to be part of the Rockets summer league team, along with this season’s first-round selections, Royce White, Jeremy Lamb and Terrence Jones, last season’s top pick Marcus Morris and Motiejunas. Chandler Parsons and Patrick Patterson are expected to make more limited appearances with the summer league team in Las Vegas.
Jonathan Feigen: Rockets sending Courtney Fortson back to the Vipers in the D-League. Just a few games left in their season.
Jonathan Feigen: Rockets to sign Courtney Fortson for rest of season and next (non-guaranteed.) Malcolm Thomas to sign 10-day, go to RGV.
The Houston Rockets will sign free agent guard Courtney Fortson on Saturday. He will fill one of the two vacant spots on the Houston roster. A 23-year old rookie, Fortson was waived in January by the Los Angeles Clippers, who the Rockets play on Saturday. He averaged 4.3 points, two rebounds and 1.3 assists in four games.
The Los Angeles Clippers today waived guard Courtney Fortson. Fortson was signed by the Clippers on Jan. 16 and appeared in four games, averaging 4.3 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 11.2 minutes. Fortson scored a career-high 13 points on Jan. 17 vs. Utah.
The Los Angeles Clippers today signed point guard Courtney Fortson. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not announced. Fortson has appeared in 17 games with the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League this season and is the 15th GATORADE Call-Up of the 2011-12 season. Fortson, 23, was with the Clippers throughout training camp earlier this season and appeared in one preseason game for Los Angeles on Dec. 19.
Brad Turner: Clippers also expected to sign guard Courtney Fortson Monday. Fortson was on Clippers’ training camp roster before he was waived
Marc Stein: Clips say MRI negative on CP3’s left hamstring but sources say they have Courtney Fortson lined up for callup from D-League’s LA D-Fenders. Fortson went to training camp with Clips and can give them some backcourt depth. MRI on CP3 was “negative for any significant findings”