Jamaal Franklin Rumors
The Denver Nuggets have signed guard Jamaal Frankin, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today. Franklin, 6-5, 190, has appeared in 21 games (eight starts) for the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA D-League this season, averaging 19.2 points, 8.9 rebounds, 6.5 assists and 1.48 steals in 34.1 minutes per game. Prior to that he played in 26 games (three starts) for the Zhejiang Guangsha Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association, averaging 28.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.88 steals in 33.8 minutes.
Shams Charania: The Denver Nuggets are planning to sign D-League L.A. guard Jamaal Franklin for the remainder of the season, league sources tell RealGM.
The Lakers could look to their own NBA Development League affiliate for talent, or to the general free-agent pool, perhaps with a 10-day contract to offer. The Lakers can also look at other D-League players who aren’t on their specific minor-league squad. Presuming the team might look to add a guard, Jabari Brown, who went through training camp with the Lakers, is averaging 24.3 points a game with the D-Fenders. Vander Blue (21.3 a night) and Jamaal Franklin (20.4) have also been consistent scorers with the Lakers’ affiliate.
Gino Pilato: Latest notable name to make NBA D-League as next stop is Jamaal Franklin according to a source.
Zhejiang Guangsha Lions have not waste their time and have completed the deal to sign former Memphis Grizzlies guard Jamaal Franklin. The player will be the substitute of Jonathan Gibson, who’ll miss from 4 to 6 weeks of action due to an injury.
Jorge Castillo: Jamaal Franklin and Vander Blue working out at Verizon Center. They haven’t been invited to camp, but #Wizards have spots to work with.
Add another name to the Spurs’ workout list. Former Memphis Grizzlies guard Jamaal Franklin has been in San Antonio the last few days working out for the Spurs, a league source told the Express-News. Franklin, a 2013 second round pick, was waived by the Grizzlies last month. He averaged 1.9 points and 1.1 rebounds in 21 games last season. The interesting thing about Franklin is that he’s close to Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard. Both players attended San Diego State and Franklin was a guest at Leonard’s basketball clinic last month in Moreno Valley, California.
Chris Vernon: Grizzlies waived Jamaal Franklin cause drafted Jordan Adams, and need that roster spot. Will have to have 3rd pg with Calathes suspended
Ronald Tillery: Griz waived second-year guard Jamaal Franklin today using stretch provision, per source. CA story coming…
Tom Lorenzo: Grizzlies have assigned Jamaal Franklin to the D-League. He’ll join the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
Ronald Tillery: Re: QPon’s injury. Rook Jamaal Franklin now gets fair shot in wing rotation. Griz won’t add player that will “stunt” Franklin’s opportunity
Ronald Tillery: Joerger inserts rookie Jamaal Franklin and QPon is firmly planted on bench. Before game when asked about QPon’s staredown during last game, Joerger said ‘It’s been addressed and I’m not going to talk about it.’
14 Nov 13
Memphis Grizzlies players Jon Leuer, Nick Calathes, Jamaal Franklin, Willie Reed, Melvin Ely and Tony Gaffney will make a special appearance at the Grizzlies Block Party at Olive Branch City Park (8267 Goodman Rd.) as part of the Grizzlies’ 2013 Round Town Tour on Thursday, October 9 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The tour will continue throughout Memphis and the Mid-South during the entire month of October at block parties and festivals to get Grizz Nation excited about the upcoming season.
Chris Vernon: The Grizzlies now have 2 players on the team that they actually drafted… Conley and Jamaal Franklin. Incredible.
Sam Amick: Money is just above the minimum. Grizzlies took Franklin with 41st pick. The versatile wing was a steal that low and is now locked up.
Sam Amick: The Grizzlies have agreed to a three-year deal with former San Diego State swingman Jamaal Franklin, I’m told. Third year team option.
The Memphis Grizzlies today announced the team’s 2013 NBA Summer League roster, headlined by second-year guard Tony Wroten and 2013 NBA second round draft picks Jamaal Franklin (No. 41 overall) and Janis Timma (No. 60 overall). Three forwards from the 2012-13 Grizzlies roster – Jon Leuer, Donté Greene and Willie Reed – also will join the summer league squad.
Gery Woelfel: Contrary to reports, Jamaal Franklin didn’t just interview with Bucks. He also did individual drills and shot the ball well.