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Larry Hughes
SG - 6'5, 185lbs - 45 years old - 13 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2013 season
  • Birthdate: 01/23/1979
  • Drafted (NBA): 8th pick, 1998
  • Pre-draft team: Saint Louis
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
1998 NBA DraftNBADrafted 8th overall by Philadelphia.
21st January, 1999NBASigned four year, $7,510,475 rookie scale contract with Philadelphia. Included team option for 2001/02.
16th February, 2000NBAAs a part of a three team deal, traded by Philadelphia to Golden State, along with Billy Owens, and along with Bruce Bowen to Chicago, in exchange for Toni Kukoc from Chicago.
13th October, 2000NBAGolden State exercised 2001/02 team option.
18th July, 2002NBASigned a three year, $15,001,200 contract with Washington.
4th August, 2005NBASigned a five year, $60,000,420 contract with Cleveland.
21st February, 2008NBAAs a part of a three team deal, traded by Cleveland to Chicago, along with Drew Gooden, Shannon Brown and Cedric Simmons, and along with Ira Newble and Donyell Marshall to Seattle, in exchange for Ben Wallace, Joe Smith and a 2009 second round pick (#46, Danny Green) from Chicago, and Wally Szczerbiak and Delonte West from Seattle.
19th February, 2009NBATraded by Chicago to New York in exchange for Jerome James, Tim Thomas and Anthony Roberson.
18th February, 2010NBAAs a part of a three team deal, traded by New York to Sacramento, along with Jordan Hill, Jared Jeffries, a 2012 first round pick (#16, Royce White) and the right to swap 2011 first round picks (not exercised) to Houston, in exchange for Tracy McGrady from Houston and Sergio Rodriguez from Sacramento.
22nd February, 2010NBAWaived by Sacramento.
13th March, 2010NBASigned a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with Charlotte.
9th December, 2011NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Orlando.
2nd February, 2012NBAWaived by Orlando.
Career Moves
1997 - 1998Saint Louis (NCAA)
June 1998 - February 2000Philadelphia 76ers (NBA)
February 2000 - June 2002Golden State Warriors (NBA)
July 2002 - June 2005Washington Wizards (NBA)
August 2005 - February 2008Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
February 2008 - February 2009Chicago Bulls (NBA)
February 2009 - February 2010New York Knicks (NBA)
February 2010Sacramento Kings (NBA)
March 2010 - June 2010Charlotte Bobcats (NBA)
December 2011 - February 2012Orlando Magic (NBA)
Articles about Larry Hughes

January 5, 2011

Larry Hughes - The Bobcats had Hughes last season, but in 14 games for the team, he put up career lows in PER (11.1) and true shooting percentage (.467). As has always been the case, Larry bases his game around a jumpshot that he just doesn't have, and with his 32nd birthday in a couple of weeks, it doesn't look like things will change. Despite his flaws, Hughes is better than some players currently in the NBA, and is good enough to get back into it. Memphis were sniffing around recently. But with Larry Brown ousted in Charlotte, he's running out of supporters.

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August 21, 2010

- Larry Hughes * - Hughes wants to return to the Bobcats, but that's not the same thing as the Bobcats wanting him to return. The Celtics were said to be interested in him, but they may have saved their own bacon by running out of roster spots. There's no reason for any team to have both Larry Hughes and Q6.

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July 30, 2010

Larry Hughes - Larry Hughes played for the Knicks and Bobcats last year, while Sacramento decided it was best to pay him not to play for them. Sacramento were right; in 45 games and 1,115 minutes between New York and Charlotte, the always inefficient Hughes set new lows by shooting .355% from the field with a career low PER of 11.1. If anyone out there is still making excuses for him, I fail to see how. He made a contract year push, and it came off. Now, 31 years old and losing the athleticism, he's done. That's just how it is.

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February 21, 2010

[...] Drew Gooden and Larry Hughes also managed to achieve the dubious honour of being traded at three consecutive trade deadlines, with Gooden compounding his misery by compiling four trades in that time. It also seems reasonably inevitable that Gooden will be bought out by his new team (the L.A. Clippers), making him possibly the first player ever to be salary dumped at the deadline, only to be bought out and sign with a contender, in consecutive seasons. Congratulations, I think.

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