HoopsHype Donte Greene rumors

February 26, 2013 Updates

In a series of tweets over the last two days, Donte Greene has been less than subtly lobbying for the 15th spot on the Nets roster. Greene was supposed to join the team in training camp but broke his ankle in a pick-up game just days after the invitation was extended. Now, the 6'11" small forward out of Syracuse says he's ready to go. A week ago, Marc J. Spears quoted a source as saying "Free agent forward Donte Greene is 100% cleared to play after recovering from fractured ankle & is working on conditioning." Spears listed nine teams from whom the source said Greene had received inquiries, including the Nets. Then the last two days, Greene has replied to and retweeted Nets fans who have asked him to hurry up and sign with the team. Here's a sampling... NetsDaily

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Over the offseason, Donte Greene was on the verge of signing with the Brooklyn Nets when he suffered a broken ankle during a workout. Greene had to undergo surgery to repair his ankle and the Nets pulled their contract offer. Now, Greene has recovered and is receiving interest from several teams. On January 11, Greene will begin working out for teams, according to sources. The Brooklyn Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Hornets, Chicago Bulls and Houston Rockets have all expressed interest in Greene and discussed potential workout dates with the unrestricted free agent. HoopsWorld

December 23, 2012 Updates
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The team also is shopping for a backup small foward, after the guy they were bringing to camp, 6-foot-11 Donte Greene, suffered a foot injury that likely includes a fractured ankle. Greene’s agent, Chris Luchey, maintains he is hopeful and confident Greene will be a Net this season, although his official signing with Brooklyn is on hold. “I expect him to be a Net,” said Luchey, who indicated Greene, 24, a four-season veteran with Sacramento, was headed for an MRI last night. “I just don’t know when. We don’t know how long the rehab will be after his surgery.” New York Post

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August 9, 2012 Updates

The Goon Squad Classic II has been cancelled. The second-annual charity game organized by Donté Greene was set to tip-off tomorrow evening at Cosumnes River College. However, the former Kings forward and his Circle of Success foundation received word from the NBA that players would face heavy penalties for their participation. “Just got word from NBA (league) office,” said Greene in a series of tweets, informing fans of the news. “(Due) to stipulations in the new CBA the charity game has been canceled. Any players who play without prior league approval face suspension and fines. We are saddened by this news and apologize for any inconvience this may cause.” Cowbell Kingdom

August 7, 2012 Updates

Donte Greene says he is on the Knicks' radar. The former Sacramento Kings forward and current free agent said in a recent radio interview that the Knicks are among three teams who have expressed interest in signing him. Greene told TheCDNetworks.com, a Sacramento internet radio show, that he is in talks with Chicago, New York and Indiana. He called the trio his "top three" possible free-agent destinations. "Anybody could pop up at any time," Greene told the radio show on Friday. "But those are the three that we're focusing on and trying to work out and get a deal done." ESPN.com

July 17, 2012 Updates

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