HoopsHype Hamed Haddadi rumors


January 21, 2015 Updates

It is a love that was momentarily drained from his life in 2009 when he and Smith were suspended for one game for mispronouncing "Iran'' while describing Memphis center Hamed Haddadi. They called it, ''Eye-ran,'' resulting in one angry email from a season-ticket holder that led to Fox officials to controversially bench the duo. "It was terribly unfair, and I am angry about it to this day,'' said Lawler. "I didn't say one word that could remotely be called racist. Listen to the tape, read the transcript, not one word, being a racist is so far from who I am." Los Angeles Times

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Qingdao Double Star decided to make one last attempt to reach an agreement with Hamed Haddadi, according to Qilu News. The Chinese team made a huge offer to push the Iranian center to sign in China for the second consecutive season. The offer will be much higher than $1.300.000 Haddadi earned last season with Sichuan Blue Whales. Sportando

September 10, 2014 Updates

Qingdao Double Star is struggling to reach an agreement with Iranian center Hamed Haddadi. Qingdao General Manager said that Haddadi didn't reject their offer, but he's seeking a contract in NBA and wants to evaluate all the possibilities before choosing the Chinese offer. Sportando

September 4, 2014 Updates

Anyway Qingdao has no plan to stop here. The team entered into negotiations with Iranian center Hamed Haddadi, who's pursued also by Spanish Real Madrid. Haddadi can be signed with the Asian spot and will allow Qingdao to sign another American player. The team already signed former Zalgiris Kaunas point-guard Justin Dentmon. Sportando

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The Chinese Basketball Association season is currently in its playoff semifinals, meaning a slew of former NBA players could be available as free agents in the coming weeks. There has been interest in former Celtic Lester Hudson, who scored 40 points in Xinjiang’s victory over Dongguan. Former Sacramento King Bobby Brown tallied 45 points in that game. Other ex-NBAers in China are Shelden Williams, Delonte West, James Singleton, Donte Green, Yi Jianlian, Dominique Jones, and Hamed Haddadi. Boston Globe

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China CBA new comer Sichuan added Iran NT Super Star and best Asian center Hamed Haddadi to their roster . Haddadi played last 5 seasons in NBA. His contract will be +1.3 Million USD for season. Haddadi start last season with Memphis Grizzlies (NBA) then he got traded to Toronto Raptors (NBA). after that he signed at Phoenix Suns (NBA) where he averaged 4.1ppg, 5.1rpg, 1.2bpg in 17 games. Asia-Basket.com

September 19, 2013 Updates

One of the likely reasons why the Knicks are not all in agreement on signing Barron is that they're still evaluating other centers—one of whom is Hamed Haddadi, who worked out for the Knicks last month. "Still not finalized with Hamed. Hope/expect to get closure this week," a source close to Haddadi said via text message. "Don't think it will be New York, but not done." Bleacher Report

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Arash Markazi: My man @HamedHaddadi15 is mulling offers to play in China or the NBA. Hope he knows China can't touch the States when it comes to kabob. Twitter @ArashMarkazi

August 28, 2013 Updates

Jared Zwerling: Sources: Hamed Haddadi had a workout w/ Pelicans. Earl Barron's reps are hoping for #Knicks deal after Labor Day. NYK are Earl's top choice. Twitter @JaredZwerling

August 27, 2013 Updates
August 26, 2013 Updates

Free-agent center Hamed Haddadi, who worked out for the Knicks on Aug. 16, might not be done with the team yet. A source close to the player says it is "still possible" that Haddadi signs with New York. The Knicks technically have only one roster spot remaining, but C.J. Leslie and Jeremy Tyler both inked partially guaranteed contracts, which means they are not locks to make the official team. ESPN.com

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