Andray Blatche RUMORS & NEWS

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    Jorge Sedano @SedanoESPN

    Clippers to work out back up Centers this week. Names that will come thru: Andray Blatche, Greg Oden, Andrew Bynum & Emeka Okafor

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Per source, Andray Blatche officially declines $1.43M option for next season with Brooklyn, will become unrestricted free agent.

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    Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA

    I'm hearing there is mutual interest between the New Orleans Pelicans and free-agent-to-be Andray Blatche. Keep an eye on that after July 1.

  • Andray Blatche granted Filipino citizenship

    ESPN New York "The Filipino Senate has granted citizenship to Andray Blatche, paving the way for him to represent the Philippines in the World Championships this summer. The only way that would not happen is if Filipino President Beningo Aquino III vetoes the bill. But Aquino is expected to sign it. " May 26

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Andray Blatche is not playing tonight because of an undisclosed illness.

  • Legislation to let Andray Blatche play for Philippines advances

    SB Nation "Blatche is moving closer to Filipino citizenship, which means he could play for the Philippines in the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Brooklyn Nets forward Andray Blatche is one step closer to being eligible to play for the Philippine men's national basketball team, as legislation for the Filipino..." March 05

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    Andy Vasquez @andy_vasquez

    Joe Johnson (knee), Andrei Kirilenko (calf) & Andray Blatche (hip) all participating at the end of today's Nets practice. All missed Monday.

  • 260d
    Andy Vasquez @andy_vasquez

    Nets say Blatche (hip) is a gametime decision and Kirilenko (calf) is doubtful vs. Sixers tonight.

  • 290d
    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Blatche is present for shootaround. Nets say he'll play.

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    Stefan Bondy @NYDNInterNets

    Andrei Kirilenko and Andray Blatche are indeed out tonight against the Pacers.

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    Tom Lorenzo @TomLorenzo

    Andray Blatche will miss the next four games for personal reasons. #Nets

  • Kevin Garnett, Andray Blatche have no-trade clauses

    Nets Daily "Marc Stein, in assembling his no-trade team, reports that two Nets have clauses in their contracts that would require Brooklyn to get permission to trade them: Kevin Garnett and Andray Blatche. The two came upon their no-trade status in different ways: Garnett is one of four players with..." November 09

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    Andy Vasquez @andy_vasquez

    Kidd says Brook Lopez (sprained right ankle) and Andray Blatche (sprained left ankle) will both play tonight.

  • Nets' Blatche fined $15,000 for obscene gesture

    CBSSports.com "Nets forward Andray Blatche was fined $15,000 by the NBA Saturday for making an obscene gesture in the Nets' win vs. the Heat Friday night. The incident occurred after a Joe Johnson three-pointer with 2:40 remaining. " November 02

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    October 29

  • Blatche boast: Nets are ‘best team’ in NBA

    New York Post "Forget about LeBron James and the Heat Derrick Rose and the Bulls Kevin Durant and the Thunder. Andray Blatche says the Nets are the team to beat this season. “I think we are the best team” he said during media day Monday at Barclays Center. “This team can be great. We got everything that a..." October 01

  • Blatche cleared in sexual assault case, finalizes two-year deal with Nets

    New York Daily News "Andray Blatche will be officially re-signed Tuesday as the Nets' top free agent acquisition, and it will occur with an air of vindication regarding his involvement in a sexual assault investigation. Blatche and his friends will not face any charges regarding the January incident, according to a..." July 10

  • Nets re-sign Blatche for $1.4 million

    New York Post "The Nets continued their busy offseason on the opening day of free agency, coming to an agreement to re-sign Andray Blatche to a one-year, $1.4 million deal Monday night. Retaining Blatche, which won’t be official until July 10, was crucial for the Nets, who need to retain as much depth as..." July 02

  • Nets' Blatche may latch back on

    New York Post "After the Nets’ ignominious Game 7 loss, they have to address their power forward situation for next season. The answer might be under their noses in backup center Andray Blatche, a free-agent-to-be. The Nets will not have salary-cap space and do not own Blatche’s Bird Rights. But the enigmatic..." May 06

  • Andray Blatche wants to stay

    North Jersey "The Nets gave Andray Blatche a second chance, for which he is grateful. But will that be enough to keep the forward and unrestricted free agent in Brooklyn next season? "That’s the plan," Blatche said. Blatche was released by the Washington Wizards last season under the league’s amnesty..." May 06

  • Reserves Blatche, Humphries ‘big’ factors in Nets' win

    New York Post "The Nets got big production from their bigs off the bench Thursday night. In their 95-92 victory over the Bulls in Game 6 of their best-of-seven first-round series, the Nets received a combined 16 points and 11 rebounds from Andray Blatche and Kris Humphries, giving them crucial minutes when..." May 03

  • Andray Blatche contributes mightily in fourth

    North Jersey "Reserve forward Andray Blatche played critical minutes Monday, proving to be a major reason for the Game 5 win. Blatche scored 13 points in 20 minutes, but 10 of his points and 11 of his minutes came in the fourth quarter. "My main thing," Blatche said, "was I just wanted to get the ball to the..." April 30

  • Andray Blatche "needs conditioning," says PJ Carlesimo

    New York Daily News "After couple years of having his fitness criticized while playing with the Wizards – and logging an infamous DNP-Conditioning last season – Andray Blatche was lauded for getting himself into shape during the summer before signing his one-year deal with the Nets. But the backup center was called..." April 16

  • Andray Blatche still mad at the Wizards

    Washington Post "In most breakups, both parties eventually move on and perhaps even want the best for their respective exes after they’ve settled in with new loves. When the Wizards split with Andray Blatche, it wasn’t pretty. But then Blatche publicly acknowledged he was happier in Brooklyn with a “winning team,”..." March 19

  • Keeping Andray Blatche won't be easy for Brooklyn Nets

    Nets Daily "Andray Blatche playing well and playing more minutes. Now, he's being teamed with Brook Lopez up front, which could raise his value and his profile as a free agent. There aren't a lot of 26-year-old big men out there with as high a PER as he has. In fact, there is only one, Lopez. What are the..." March 14

  • Andray Blatche on the trading block?

    Nets Daily "Sam Amico of FOX Sports reports that the Nets have put Andray Blatche on the trading block, hoping for a draft pick in return. Amico says the Trail Blazers may have an interest in the 6'11" back-up center with a veterans minimum contract. "Brooklyn has placed forward Andray Blatche on the..." February 04

  • Andray Blatche: "everything will be resolved."

    Nets Daily "Andray Blatche was supremely confident that when the "truth comes out" about an alleged sexual assault in his suite early Tuesday morning, people will realize the story is not as been reported. He also said that he doesn't feel that he needs to re-evaluate who he hangs with. From Stefan Bondy..." January 10

  • Blatche, Nets roll despite police investigation

    New York Post "If Andray Blatche or his Nets teammates were distracted by the noise surrounding them yesterday, they certainly didn't play like it. The Nets used a dominating performance in the third quarter to blow open a competitive game and cruise to a 109-89 victory over the 76ers after spending the hours..." January 09

  • Blatche lays down law in his return to D.C.

    New York Post "Andray Blatche got the last laugh. The 6-foot-11 forward had a terrific game in his return to Washington — where he played the first seven years of his career — scoring 13 points and grabbing 12 rebounds in the Nets' wild 115-113 double-overtime victory over the Wizards Friday night. "I was..." January 05

  • Andray Blatche: "Definitely tough to see Avery go"

    Nets Daily "In an interview with HoopsWorld just prior to Monday's game in San Antonio, Andray Blatche spoke about his transition from amnesty outcast to rotation player with the Nets and the roles that John Lucas Jr. and Avery Johnson played in it. Of Johnson, Blatche said, "Definitely tough to see Avery..." January 01

  • How Andray Blatche turned from bad to baaaaad ... with some help from two coaches

    Nets Daily "Jeff Caplan of NBA.com writes on Christmas day about how one NBA player redeemed himself and started anew, two themes of the day. It's become an oft-told tale of how Andray Blatche turned the embarrassment of riches that was amnesty into the respect of his coaches, teammates and fans, no easy..." December 25

  • Brooklyn Nets to team Brook Lopez and Andray Blatche

    Nets Daily "Avery Johnson has been reluctant to play Brook Lopez and Andray Blatche together. Blatche, who's filled in for Lopez when injured, is the second unit's leading scorer, but now, Johnson has changed his mind. Perhaps it was Blatche's posterization of Spencer Hawes or his no-look pass in transition..." December 24

  • Blatche tips cap to Chandler

    New York Post "The way it started, Nets' fill-in center Andray Blatche seemed on his way to a roasting of Knicks reigning Defensive Player of the Year Tyson Chandler. And when the night was done, the numbers said Blatche got the better of Chandler last night at Barclays Center. But numbers can lie. Blatche,..." December 12

  • Andray Blatche wants back with Nets; will talk contract once "we win the championship"

    Nets Daily "Andray Blatche tells Stefan Bondy that he plans on returning to the Nets next season. "There's no reason not to want to come back," he said. Blatche, who's averaging 18.7 and 9.3 in Brook Lopez's absence, was asked then he'll talk contracts. "Talk to me after the playoffs," he said. "I mean, after..." December 06

  • Highlights from Andray Blatche's crazy radio interview

    Bullets Forever "Andray Blatche, as promised, went on 106.7 The Fan to talk about his comments ashing the Washington Wizards, and as expected, he didn't disappoint. The entire 25-minute interview will be posted on the 106.7 The Fan website soon, but here are some highlights from my transcribing, in order of when..." November 27

  • Andray Blatche calls out the Washington Wizards

    Bullets Forever "As if the 0-12 Washington Wizards needed any more salt to be rubbed into their wounds, here comes Andray Blatche, bench player on a 9-4 Brooklyn Nets team, to spread some love. The Nets' big game against their crosstown rivals in Manhattan was evidently the right time for Blatche to bring back old..." November 27

  • Blatche, Evans Pushing Brook Lopez in Brooklyn Nets Practices

    Nets Daily "The Nets did two things for Brook Lopez this off-season: they signed him to a four-year, $60.8 million contract and signed two bigs to challenge him in practice: Andray Blatche and Reggie Evans. Lopez has admitted the two have been "beating him up" regularly. Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today profiles..." November 15

  • Andray Blatche gets second chance with Brooklyn Nets

    Nets Daily "Andray Blatche hit rock bottom when the Washington Wizards used the amnesty clause to waive him this summer. That's one of the reasons why, when he was given a second chance with the Nets, he chose to wear the number zero. "I felt like after that, nobody felt I was going to make it back into..." October 16

  • Andray Blatche: 'I'm blessed to be here with a second chance'

    Washington Post "Andray Blatche would've had an easy choice for a jersey number after signing with the Brooklyn Nets had all-star guard Joe Johnson not already claimed the No. 7. "That's what messed me up," Blatche said with a grin on Monday, as he prepared to face his former team, the Wizards, on the Nets'..." October 16

  • Blatche Says "Hello Brooklyn"

    Nets Daily "With a tweet and a photo on Instagram, Andray Blatche announced that he has joined the Nets, which his business manager later confirmed to ESPN New York's Jared Zwerling. Blatche, 26, worked out for the Nets a week and a half ago and he agreed to a one-year, non-guaranteed contract, essentially..." September 12

  • Blatche says he is willing to play anywhere — even D-League

    Pro Basketball Talk "Andray Blatche — the talented but mercurial big man recently amnestied by the Washington Wizards — is one of those NBA players standing on the sidelines right now waiting for someone to point at him and say "get in the game." There have been nibbles on the line — how serious depends upon who..." August 22

  • Andray Blatche "kind of upset" with how last season ended

    Washington Post "Andray Blatche remains unemployed more than a month after the Wizards used the amnesty provision to end a seven-year relationship with him. Blatche apologized to fans for his effort on the way out the door, understanding that he was largely responsible for the circumstances that led to his ouster...." August 20

  • Andray Blatche just wants to have fun, and that was the problem

    Washington Post "Bye and thank you. That was Andray Blatche's message to Washington Wizards fans after being waived under the league's amnesty rules. That means the team will pay him the rest of the $23 million owed him, but it won't count against their payroll toward the salary cap. In other words, life just..." July 21

  • Ted Leonsis' confidence unshaken as he sticks with his plans

    Washington Post "In his corner office Monday afternoon at Verizon Center, Ted Leonsis got up from his chair and pointed to a humongous notebook on a stand. A page was open to the Wizards' 2011-12 roster. Next to the heading "Blatche" were notes in the owner's writing: "What to do?" "I'm torn," Leonsis said..." July 20

  • Wizards say adios Andray. Now what?

    CSN Washington "The Andray Blatche era is no more. With amnesty talk finished, we can get back to focusing on those sticking around and other moves that could be forthcoming. For all the hoopla surrounding the jettisoning of Blatche, the move has scant impact on the depth chart. Whereas he entered the last two..." July 18

  • Wizards seriously considering using amnesty clause on Andray Blatche

    Washington Post "The Wizards have until July 17 to waive Andray Blatche under the one-time amnesty provision, and the team is seriously considering parting ways with the 6-foot-11 forward, according to two league sources. One person with knowledge of the situation said that there is a "fair" chance that the..." July 11

  • Andray Blatche: "I know I'm way better than the player I was this season"

    Washington Post "Andray Blatche didn't play in the Wizards' season finale, and fans should've otherwise been pleased after watching the team win its sixth game in a row with a 34-point drubbing of the Miami Heat leftovers. But there was a notable exception to their enthusiasm to end the season. When Blatche..." April 30

  • Andray Blatche: 'This was a bad year for me'

    Washington Post "One night after Andray Blatche's stat line across the box score read "NWT-Conditioning" in a 108-89 victory over New Jersey, the Wizards' one-time starting power forward spoke about a lost season, what level of responsbility he bears and the measures he's taking to ensure there won't be a repeat...." March 23

  • Miles from the boos at home, Wizards' Blatche is at ease

    Washington Times "There was just a hint of a smile on Andray Blatche's face Monday night. The Washington Wizards had just lost to the San Antonio Spurs, but Blatche had a relaxed demeanor that is no longer present at Verizon Center. Blatche has been silent after home games since his return from a calf injury..." March 14

  • Andray Blatche's extension haunts him and the Wizards

    Washington Post "In hindsight, the Washington Wizards' forward thinking was probably a mistake. Back in the summer of 2010, the Wizards were looking ahead two summers when they signed Andray Blatche to a three-year, $28 million extension that would keep him with the franchise through the 2014-15 season. At the..." March 07

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