HoopsHype Bismack Biyombo rumors


February 27, 2015 Updates

And now he’s getting ready to return after a 10-game absence. Biyombo participated in practice Thursday at TD Garden. There’s a small chance he’ll be cleared to play Friday against the Boston Celtics, but more likely his return will come Sunday night against the Magic in Orlando, Fla. Biyombo showed progress in the 13 games he started while Al Jefferson recovered from a groin strain. He had three points/rebounds double-doubles in that span, but Biyombo said those numbers weren’t the best measure of how he can impact a game. Charlotte Observer

February 20, 2015 Updates

Rick Bonnell: Bismack Biyombo has another MRI Saturday. Best-case scenario, that would clear him to start practicing. again. Twitter @rick_bonnell

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Hornets center Bismack Biyombo has been diagnosed with a bone bruise in his right knee. Biyombo, who will not participate in impact activities, will be re-evaluated in approximately 10 days. Biyombo left the Hornets game vs. New York in the second quarter on Saturday night and did not return. In 38 games this season, Biyombo is averaging 4.6 points on .569 (62-109) shooting and 6.2 rebounds in 17.6 minutes per game. NBA.com

June 1, 2014 Updates

Long story short ... a guy named Igor Crespo says Biyombo owes him more than $2 MILLION in unpaid commission for his help in "developing" him into an NBA talent. In the suit, Crespo says he met Biyombo in Yemen back in 2009 ... and he signed a contract promising him 10% of all pro basketball earnings for the rest of his life in exchange for Crespo's help. The contract was allegedly signed in Spain, where Crespo says he helped Bismack get a job with a pro team in Madrid. TMZ.com

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With the Charlotte Bobcats deciding whether to exercise the option for the 2014-15 season on his rookie scale contract, Bismack Biyombo isn’t worrying about the organization’s choice. The Bobcats must decide by Oct. 31. “I’m happy with the team here,” Biyombo told RealGM. “If I have to stay, I will, but you just don’t know. I’m thankful for the season. I don’t even think about it – I just do my job and let it take care of itself. I got to play hard and play just like any other season.” RealGM

October 10, 2013 Updates

Though Haywood would have been third on the depth chart at center, behind Al Jefferson and Bismack Biyombo, this is still a blow because capable centers are so hard to find. “First of all, on a personal level, I’ve seen how hard he’s worked all summer to keep his body in shape so he had the best chance possible to be ready for the regular season,’’ said coach Steve Clifford. “Everything was done with a good schedule. You feel for him. “From a team standpoint, it’s a hit. He’s our biggest guy, he’s our best basket protector. When he got on the floor the day that he got hurt, he was moving well.” Charlotte Observer

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You know who understands that? Biyombo. I spoke with him at Tuesday-morning shootaround about his minutes and role. Last season he was a starter as a rookie. This season he’s a reserve. Rather than complain, he takes this as a challenge. “I’ve got to get my game to the level it’s supposed to be,’’ Biyombo said. What must improve? “Everything – try to help the team as much as I can in the time coach is giving me,’’ Biyombo replied. “What I do is rebound and block shots. We’re trying to add little things.’’ Charlotte Observer

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