Name that player!
December 4th, 2013
As is my wont of an evening, I sometimes trawl through the rosters and box scores of the more obscure leagues of this world, looking for two things – players I’ve heard of (so as to see what they’re now up to), and any novelties I happen upon along the way. In doing so today, I found the following eyecatching player description.
According to the internet, the perfect basketball player exists. His EuroBasket.com profile describes him as follows:
Giving Away Marcus Camby Should Not Be The Sum Total Of The Plan
July 16th, 2008
The Denver Nuggets traded former DPOY Marcus Camby to the L.A. Clippers yesterday, for, essentially, nothing. The Nuggets got no more than the right to swap second-round picks with L.A. in 2010, a year in which the Clippers will have the lower pick anyway, meaning that Denver won’t be exercising the option. That’s it. That was their return. That was what they got.
That was what they got for Marcus, freaking, Camby.
Marcus Camby is a former DPOY award winner. …
30 teams in 36 or so days: Denver Nuggets
September 27th, 2007
Players acquired via free agency or trade:
Chucky Atkins (three years, $9.72 million)
Steven Hunter (acquired from Philadelphia)
Bobby Jones (acquired from Philadelphia)
Players acquired via draft:
Anthony Carter (waived, then re-signed, saving about $800,000)
Eduardo Najera (opted in)
Reggie Evans (traded to Philadelphia)
Steve Blake (signed with Portland)
DerMarr Johnson (signed in Italy)
Jamal Samspon (signed with Dallas)
When you spend $162 million on only three players in one …