Marcus Thornton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Heat have talked with Marcus Thornton

    The Score "The Miami Heat have had discussions with free-agent guard Marcus Thornton, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania, citing sources. The report comes with word from Charania that the Heat are negotiating a buyout with backup point guard Beno Udrih, who recently had season-ending foot surgery." February 29

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    Mark Berman @MarkBermanFox26

    Marcus Thornton's agent,Tony Dutt, says the #Rockets will waive Thornton.

  • Pistons to void trade with Rockets

    Detroit Bad Boys "The Detroit Pistons still officially have a few hours to make a call on the deadline trade that landed them Donatas Motiejunas, but it looks like they have all the information they need: Woj added credibility to Shams' tweet. This means Donatas Motiejunas could not pass his physical and he will..." February 22

  • Pistons To Acquire Donatas Motiejunas

    Hoops Rumors "The Pistons are acquiring Donatas Motiejunas and Marcus Thornton from the Rockets, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Yahoo Sports (Twitter link). Houston gets Joel Anthony and a protected first-round pick, Wojnarowski adds (on Twitter). The pick is a top-eight protected this year and..." February 18

  • Marcus Thornton is becoming frustrated with limited role

    Houston Chronicle "Rockets guard Marcus Thornton went from not playing at all Friday against the Spurs to playing 11 minutes off the bench, most in the fourth quarter, on Saturday in New Orleans. He had nine points on 3 of 5 shooting, but said his uncertain role is “frustrating.” “It’s very difficult,” Thornton..." December 28

  • Rockets add shooter Marcus Thornton on one-year deal

    CBS Sports "Marcus Thornton doesn't do much well. He's not good at finishing at the rim. He's not a good defender (though he has games where he gives good effort). He doesn't have explosiveness or good size for his position. But that dude can shoot, which is why the Houston Rockets picked him up on a..." July 13

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    The Celtics are getting a lot of interest in guard Marcus Thornton, but teams are concerned about his $8.6 million salary, a source said.

  • Thornton still out, but Celtics get Sullinger back

    CSN New England "Marcus Thornton's return to the floor will have to wait at least one more game, but Jared Sullinger's ankle injury won't prevent him from suiting up today. "Thornton went through practice [Tuesday]," said Celtics coach Brad Stevens. "The way he described it to me was, he was kind of up and..." December 31

  • Zeller, Thornton now eligible to be traded by C's

    CSN New England "Danny Ainge isn't all that different than most GMs when it comes to wanting to have lots of options in pulling off deals. That's why today is significant for the Celtics' president of basketball operations in his quest to get Boston's roster in order. Tyler Zeller and Marcus Thornton, both..." September 11

  • Sources: Cavs, Nets, Celtics partner in trade

    ESPN "The Cleveland Cavaliers will trade Jarrett Jack to the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday as part of a three-team deal with Boston to create more salary-cap space for the pursuit of LeBron James, according to sources close to the process. Sources told that the Nets have agreed to take on the..." July 09

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    Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto

    League sources deny a report that the Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers are discussing a trade of Marcus Thornton for Jarrett Jack.

  • Nets target Jarrett Jack in trade

    ESPN New York "The Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers are discussing a swap of guards Marcus Thornton and Jarrett Jack, according to sources briefed on the talks. Sources told that the Nets, after acquiring Thornton at the trade deadline in February, have identified Jack as a prime target for..." June 21

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    Andy Vasquez @andy_vasquez

    Marcus Thronton (bruised lower back) won't play tonight at Bobcats.

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    Stefan Bondy @NYDNInterNets

    Marcus Thornton has food poisoning. He's a gametime decision.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Brooklyn-Sacramento nearing agreement on Jason Terry-Reggie Evans for Marcus Thornton deal, as Yahoo reported Tuesday. No picks or cash.

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Nets, Kings complete trade of Marcus Thenron for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans. No picks involved.

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Can confirm the Nets have agreed to trade for Marcus Thornton. Terry and Evans to Sacramento. No picks or cash. @WojYahooNBA first reported.

  • Nets get Marcus Thornton in trade for Terry, Evans

    New York Post "The Nets have agreed to acquire Marcus Thornton from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans, league sources confirmed. Brooklyn will be hoping Thornton, a 26-year-old shooting guard, is able to rediscover his shooting stroke. He is a career 36 percent 3-point shooter..." February 19

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sacramento and Brooklyn discussing a deal centered on Marcus Thornton for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    Just informed that Rudy Gay is out with the flu. Marcus Thornton out with left hip comtusion.

  • Thornton’s big night helps Kings beat Nets 107-86

    Sacramento Bee "For a month, Kings coach Michael Malone talked about how Marcus Thornton might thrive like a player he watched his father, Brendan, coach in Detroit. Vinnie Johnson was one of the most prolific bench scorers for the Pistons during the 1980s, helping Detroit win back-to-back NBA championships..." November 14

  • Kings' Thornton looks to do more than just score

    Sacramento Bee "Marcus Thornton has stolen from a teammate. It happened Feb. 6 in New Orleans, and center DeMarcus Cousins was the victim. Late in the Kings' comeback victory over the Hornets, Cousins needed one more rebound for back-to-back 20-point, 20-rebound games. In the final 1:06, Thornton came up..." March 01

  • Thornton leads Kings over Blazers

    Sacramento Bee "Marcus Thornton joked Wednesday afternoon that the padding he's wearing to protect his injured left thigh made the Louisiana native feel like New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. Then in the fourth quarter Thursday night, Thornton took a hit like a football player when Portland forward..." February 03

  • Hornets considering trying to bring back popular guard Marcus Thornton

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Although former LSU guard Marcus Thornton's struggles' in Hornets Coach Monty Williams' system last season ultimately led to him being traded to Sacramento, New Orleans General Manager Dell Demps apparently is interested in giving Thornton another shot. Thornton's agent, Tony Dutt, said he has..." December 08

  • Thornton delivers late to rally Kings

    Sacramento Bee "It didn't take long for Marcus Thornton to earn the trust of his new teammates. In his third game with the Kings, Thornton scored 16 points in the fourth quarter to lead them to a win over the Los Angeles Clippers. But it's another thing for teammates to trust Thornton when he's struggling...." April 11

  • Kings win third in row as Thornton sinks 32

    Sacramento Bee "Marcus Thornton has scored in double figures in 16 of his 17 games with the Kings this season. The lone single-digit effort was a bad one. Thornton missed nine of his 12 shots and committed a season-high six turnovers in a 102-80 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on March 18. Thornton was on..." March 28

  • Thornton scores 42 as Kings outrace Warriors

    Sacramento Bee "Changing teams usually involves a feeling-out period when the new player defers unnecessarily to his new teammates. Marcus Thornton said his feeling-out period with the Kings lasted two games. In his third game, he scored 29 points. Monday night's game was Thornton's 10th as a King, and it..." March 15

  • Hornets tell Thornton to skip shoot-around; Thornton hasn't been told of trade yet

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Because of on-going negotiations regarding a trade, reportedly that could send backup shooting guard Marcus Thornton to Sacramento, the New Orleans Hornets told Thornton not to attend Wednesday's shoot-around at New Orleans Arena. "The trade is pending; nothing has been finalized," Hornets..." February 23

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