Jason Maxiell RUMORS & NEWS

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    David Pick @IAmDPick

    Hornets power-forward Jason Maxiell signed with Tianjin Steel of the Chinese CBA, source said.

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Charlotte Hornets plan to keep forward Jason Maxiell past Wednesday, guaranteeing his contract for the season, league sources tell RealGM.

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    Evan Dunlap @BQRMagic

    Jason Maxiell (personal) unavailable for Magic tonight, per team PR. He'll be available Wednesday against Grizzlies.

  • Jason Maxiell wants Horace Grant goggles

    Pro Basketball Talk "Jason Maxiell is a hard-banging power forward – just like Horace Grant.. Maxiell signed with the Magic – just like Grant. Maxiell is wearing No. 54 – just like Grant. They’re basically twins except Grant’s trademark goggles. But they could share eyewear choice soon." October 05

  • Free-agent forward Jason Maxiell agrees to join Orlando Magic

    Yahoo! Sports "After eight seasons with the Detroit Pistons, free-agent forward Jason Maxiell has agreed to a two-year, $5 million deal with the Orlando Magic, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Magic hold an option on Maxiell's $2.5 million for the 2014-15 season, sources said. Maxiell, 30, has been..." July 18

  • Injured Piston Jason Maxiell gearing up for free agency

    Detroit News "The Pistons' pregame locker room has hip-hop music blaring as players stretch and watch the opposing team's game film, but when Jason Maxiell walked in, catcalls and whistles were heard. Maxiell, decked out in a nice gray suit and sunglasses, squinted at the attention from Greg Monroe and Will..." April 13

  • Detached retina sidelines Pistons' Jason Maxiell for rest of season

    Detroit News "For a guy who's played his way through countless nicks and bruises, Jason Maxiell probably didn't envision his vision preventing him from finishing his career in Detroit. But that's probably the case, as the forward will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to repair a detached..." April 01

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    Keith Langlois @

    Jason Maxiell out with team with an eye injury. Maxiell is not with team. Eye injury occurred during Friday's loss

  • Jason Maxiell leads improved Pistons defensive effort

    Detroit News "Brandon Knight's absence could create a convenient excuse if the Pistons wanted one for their porous perimeter defense since the All-Star break. It's been a parade of open shots — almost a virtual layup line all over the place as the Pistons have yielded more than 100 points in three of their..." February 28

  • NBA trade rumors: Jason Maxiell unsure of future in Detroit

    Detroit Bad Boys "My hunch is that the NBA's trade deadline (Thursday, 3 p.m.) will come and go without the Detroit Pistons making another move, but what do I know? While some teams leak their business to the press left and right, the Pistons usually wait in the weeds until the very last second -- so even though I..." February 19

  • Jason Maxiell solidifies his place in Pistons lineup

    Detroit News "He doesn't garner much praise but to a man, Jason Maxiell is the type of teammate everyone adores — and every team needs. Not able to shake free from other guards? The man simply known as "Max" will set a bone-crushing screen. You get beat on a drive? You're hoping and praying Maxiell,..." November 20

  • Pistons forward Jason Maxiell to play out contract in Detroit

    Detroit News "Pistons forward Jason Maxiell won't enter free agency this summer, choosing to opt-in for the final year of his contract. Maxiell, 29, is coming off his most consistent season in years and will earn $5 million next season. Pistons coach Lawrence Frank leaned on Maxiell, placing him in the..." June 28

  • Pistons' forward Jason Maxiell eats less, plays more

    Detroit Free Press "Postgame meals in the Pistons' locker room when the team is on road are a personal trainer's nightmare. Fried chicken strips, pizzas and french fries are just a few of the calorie-filled snacks players gorge on well past recommended dining hours. Jason Maxiell tries to eat healthy, and he..." February 08

  • Jason Maxiell starts for Pistons as coach seeks slump solutions

    Detroit Free Press "The insertion of Jason Maxiell into the Pistons' starting lineup at power forward Wednesday night wasn't a major surprise. When coach Lawrence Frank hinted he would look over his starters following Tuesday night's 27-point loss to the Knicks, a basketball novice could look at the lineup and..." February 02

  • Notebook: Fired-up Jason Maxiell likes coming off Pistons bench

    Detroit News "Pistons forward Jason Maxiell doesn't know if he's on his way to the starting lineup, but he likes playing exactly where he is just fine. "I like coming off the bench, that's my role," Maxiell said. "I like surveying things and giving the team what we need." Pistons coach Lawrence Frank said..." January 29