DeMarre Carroll RUMORS & NEWS

  • DeMarre Carroll was playing through a litany of injuries in playoffs

    Pro Basketball Talk "Toronto’s DeMarre Carroll was unquestionably terrible in the Eastern Conference Finals. He shot just 30 percent overall and 19 percent from three. They brought him in as a “3&D” guy to slow down players like LeBron James, but he didn’t even register as a pest on LeBron’s radar. Heck, at one..." May 29

  • Raptors defend Joseph, Carroll after casino visit

    Toronto Sun "Years ago, Scotty Bowman handed a hockey stick to a doorman at the hotel his team was staying at and requested a favour. He asked the late-night doorman to get an autograph on the stick of every player who came in after 11 p.m. He didn’t just ask for autographs, which are often..." May 27

  • Carroll, Joseph put reps on line with late-night casino visit

    Toronto Sun "On the morning of the latest, biggest game in Raptors history — just before 2 in the morning to be precise — two prominent Toronto players were spotted walking through a downtown Cleveland casino with a large group, clearly not in game-preparation mode. This may have had nothing to do with how..." May 26

  • DeMarre Carroll on LeBron James flagrant foul complaints: ‘We don’t act’

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James feels that he hasn’t gotten a fair shake when it comes to flagrant fouls in the postseason, but one Toronto Raptors player seems to think there’s a reason for that. On Tuesday, James wondered aloud what it would take for a flagrant foul to be called in his favor, having been..." May 19

  • Carroll on sore wrist: 'If it ain't broke, I'm ready to play'

    The Score "Despite his questionable status, Toronto Raptors small forward DeMarre Carroll is optimistic about his chances of playing in Friday's Game 6 matchup with the Miami Heat. "I'll have a lot of say, let's put it that way. If it ain't broke, I'm ready to play," Carroll told reporters on..." May 12

  • DeMarre Caroll’s test come back clean, questionable for Game 6

    Raptors Republic "The Toronto Raptors may have dodged a bullet. DeMarre Carroll is being treated symptomatically for a left wrist contusion and is considered questionable for Game 6 against the Miami Heat on Friday. Carroll originally injured the wrist in the third quarter trying to brace his fall on a..." May 12

  • DeMarre Carroll, Luol Deng leave Game 5 with wrist injuries

    ESPN "Raptors forward DeMarre Carroll and Heat forward Luol Deng both exited Wednesday night with left wrist injuries in the third quarter of Toronto's 99-91 Game 5 win. Carroll suffered his injury after being called for an offensive foul on a drive to the rim. After going down, he clutched his left..." May 12

  • Carroll suggests Raptors should pass more: 'Plays are better when it's in rhythm'

    Toronto Star "When DeMarre Carroll was an Atlanta Hawk, the ball more than moved; it hummed. They didn’t have a pound-it isolation player, so they passed, and passed, searching for the best shot they could find. It sounds simple, but there was some basketball mysticism to it. “Our offence was made to move..." May 07

  • Raptors' Carroll says Lowry needs to 'man up'

    Toronto Sun "Kyle Lowry is struggling. He is struggling with his shot and therefore struggling to have the kind of impact on this second-round series with Miami that he has to have. Much like he failed to have an impact in the first-round win over Indiana. It’s not that he isn’t having any impact at all...." May 05

  • DeMarre Carroll’s Return This Season In Doubt

    Hoops Rumors "Every indication is that DeMarre Carroll has suffered some kind of setback that has cast serious doubt on his ability to return this season, writes Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Sun. The team’s prize offseason acquisition was reportedly likely to return by month’s end from the right knee surgery he..." March 29

  • Raptors’ DeMarre Carroll working out one-on-one

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Toronto Raptors need help at the four, and there was some surprise (and frustration by Raptors’ fans) that they didn’t make a move at the trade deadline. For now, it is still the Luis Scola and Patrick Patterson show, and that could be trouble come the playoffs. The guy who would be a..." March 06

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    Bruce Arthur @bruce_arthur

    As I just told @HayesTSN, I'm hearing an intiial estimate of 6-8 weeks on DeMarre Carroll, but it's still early.

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    RaptorsMR @RaptorsMR

    The #Raptors announced DeMarre Carroll had arthroscopic surgery this morning on his right knee. Status will be updated as appropriate.

  • DeMarre Carroll Undergoes Surgery On Right Knee

    Real GM Basketball " DeMarre Carroll underwent arthroscopic surgery Wednesday morning on his right knee. The procedure was performed by Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Carroll’s status will be updated as appropriate. The Toronto Raptors signed Carroll in the offseason." January 06

  • Raptors’ Carroll practicing again, ‘probable’ Saturday

    Sportsnet "Toronto Raptors forward DeMarre Carroll has returned to practice, according to Doug Smith of the Toronto Star. Carroll took part in the Raptors’ practice on Friday, the report says, and his status will allegedly be upgraded from “out” to “probable” for Toronto’s game Saturday against the..." December 26

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    Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun

    Per @Mike_Ganter Valanciunas and Carroll will see doctors next week hoping for clearance for contact practices.

  • Raptors need more from Ross in absence of Carroll

    TSN "Two years ago, to the day, the Raptors made a move that would end up breathing new - albeit short-lived - life into the young career of Terrence Ross. In a franchise-altering trade, Toronto sent Rudy Gay, its highest paid player, to Sacramento for a quartet of reserves. The intention for..." December 09

  • Raptors' Carroll out indefinitely with knee injury

    Toronto Sun "Already down one starter, the Raptors lost another before Monday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers even tipped off. DeMarre Carroll will be sidelined for an indefinite period of time with a right knee contusion. “I remember it was in the Clippers game I was running running around a..." December 08

  • Some Hawks, not all, ready to welcome Carroll back to Atlanta

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Junkyard Dog returns. DeMarre Carroll will be back in Atlanta on Wednesday. The former Hawks forward will play his first game in the city since he signed a four-year, $60 million contract with the Raptors as an unrestricted free agent this summer. Carroll’s return will be welcomed by..." December 01

  • Raptors’ DeMarre Carroll battling plantar fasciitis

    Toronto Sun "DeMarre Carroll does not like to miss games. Anyone who witnessed him dragging his left leg around during last year’s Eastern Conference Final and chasing down LeBron James on that sprained left knee for the final three games of a series he had no business playing in will attest to that. But..." November 09

  • Why DeMarre Carroll adding more pick-and-roll is a good idea

    CBS Sports "DeMarre Carroll's career arc is pretty incredible. He came into the league as a borderline player, and for two and a half seasons, looked like he was on the wrong side of that borderline. Then he landed in Utah, found an opportunity and made the most of it. He built off that into a strong season..." August 31

  • DeMarre on the defensive for Raptors

    Toronto Sun "He’s got a much fatter contract and a larger projected role than ever before, but don’t expect DeMarre Carroll to try to become something he is not. Toronto’s new starting small forward intends to make his mark and move the team forward by doing what he does best — getting tight on..." August 23

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    Hawks lose DeMarre Carroll to the Toronto Raptors, I'm told, on a four-year, $60-Million deal. DeMarre himself announced via Twitter.

  • Raptors sign Carroll to four-year deal

    TSN "The Toronto Raptors have made a big free-agency move, agreeing to sign DeMarre Carroll. The former Atlanta Hawks small forward announced the news on his Instagram and Twitter accounts. Carroll has reportedly agreed to a four-year deal worth US$60 million, which would make it the largest..." July 01

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Interesting factor that negates Atlanta's hometown financial advantage on DeMarre Carroll in free agency: Hawks don't have his Bird Rights.

  • DeMarre Carroll Could Get Four-Year, $50M Deal In Free Agency

    Real GM Basketball "The Atlanta Hawks are anticipating a four-year, $50 million asking price for DeMarre Carroll this summer in free agency. Carroll emerged from defensive specialist to also become a strong player on offense with his three-point shooting and playmaking at small forward." June 15

  • Phil Jackson intrigued by versatile Hawks’ Millsap, Carroll

    New York Post "Some Knicks fans were less interested in the future of two of the winners and more interested in the future of two of the losers Tuesday night after the Cavaliers swept the NBA’s Eastern Conference final. Cleveland’s J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert, LeBron James’ two new best friends, rapped in..." May 28

  • Report: Carroll could command more than $12 million per year

    CBS Sports "DeMarre Carroll proved his worth to the Atlanta Hawks and the entire NBA in the playoffs. Before his knee injury in the Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the lone non-All-Star in Atlanta's starting lineup was the team's most consistent player. He averaged 14.6 points and..." May 27

  • Carroll a game-time decision for Game 2

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer called starting small forward DeMarre Carroll a game-time decision Friday morning before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. However, it appears unlikely he will be able to play. Carroll suffered a left knee sprain late in the fourth quarter of Game 1..." May 23

  • Report: Celtics in the mix to pursue Demarre Carroll

    CSN New England "The news that DeMarre Carroll's knee injury is a bone bruise means that he is back atop team's free agent shortlists. And he's on the Celtics' list. Sporting News' Sean Deveney reports that the Celtics are going to pursue the upcoming free agent. The 28-year-old's defensive prowess and..." May 22

  • Hawks lose DeMarre Carroll late in Game 1 to knee sprain

    ESPN "Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll left in the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's 97-89 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers with a sprained left knee. Carroll crumpled to the floor in pain, lay on the ground for several minutes and needed help off the floor with about five minutes left in the Eastern..." May 21

  • DeMarre Carroll's Left Knee Has No Structural Damage

    Real GM Basketball "DeMarre Carroll escaped structural damage to his left knee following an MRI test. Carroll suffered a scary non-contact injury during the second half of Game 1 on Wednesday. Carroll is listed as day-to-day." May 21

  • NBA Report: No foul on Nene screen of Carroll

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA review of the final two minutes of Monday’s playoff game between the Hawks and Wizards found that DeMarre Carroll was not fouled on a screen set by Nene. Carroll fell on the play allowing Paul Pierce an open 3-point attempt that would have tied the game with seconds remaining. Pierce..." May 13

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    Zach Klein @ZachKleinWSB

    DeMarre Carroll told me he was hurt on final play of game. Walking with big time limp. Thinks it is a hip pointer. #Hawks

  • Hawks’ Carroll making himself a top free-agent target

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "DeMarre Carroll is now among the elite playoff scorers in Hawks history - right up there with Dominique Wilkins. Go figure. The defensive-minded forward scored a game-high 22 points in the Hawks’ 106-90 win over the Wizards in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series Tuesday..." May 06

  • DeMarre Carroll Raising 2015 Free-Agent Price Tag with Scorching NBA Playoffs

    Bleacher Report "The Atlanta Hawks have been defined by collective success all season long, but one individual is starting to stand out and bask in the postseason spotlight with unrestricted free agency on the horizon. Even as Atlanta struggles to unearth the offensive consistency that previously propelled it..." May 05

  • DeMarre Carroll talks up Knicks as free agency landing spot

    New York Post "Hawks swingman DeMarre Carroll, one of the unsung free agents on an unsung team, is not afraid of the big stage and revealed the Knicks will be a strong option for him in July. The 6-foot-8 Carroll, who plays small forward but often defends shooting guards, is a candidate for one of the..." April 14

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Hawks will rest Paul Millsap, DeMarre Carroll and Kyle Korver tonight vs. Bobcats. #ATLHawks

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    DeMarre Carroll did not attend shootaround due to illness. Game-time decision. #ATLHawks

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Looks like DeMarre Carroll is out tonight. Not out for warmups. #ATLHawks

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    Atlanta Hawks @ATLHawks

    INJURY UPDATE: DeMarre Carroll is out tonight with a left hamstring injury.

  • Hawks interested in trade for Jeff Green

    CBS Sports "The New York Daily News reported Sunday that the Atlanta Hawks are interested in Celtics foward Jeff Green, and would have to include at least forward DeMarre Carroll in return.. This is a fascinating idea. GM Danny Ferry has signaled that he's reluctant to add long-term salary. Green has $18.4..." February 10

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    Atlanta Hawks @ATLHawks

    Injury update: Jeff officially ruled OUT tonight, though x-rays were negative. DeMarre a game-time decision. Al, Pero and John remain out.

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    DeMarre Carroll OUT vs. Spurs and Bucks. Wants to return for OKC. #ATLHawks

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    DeMarre Carroll practiced Monday and will play Tuesday. Injured back and wrist vs. Celtics Saturday. #ATLHawks

  • Hawks announce Carroll signing

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks announced the signing of DeMarre Carroll Saturday one day after the small forward inked his two-year contract. “DeMarre is a great fit for our program” general manager Danny Ferry said in a statement released by the team. “He is an unselfish highly competitive player. His versatility..." August 03

  • Hawks agree to deals with Millsap, Carroll

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks agreed to terms with free agent Paul Millsap late Friday night, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned. The deal for the 6-foot-8 power forward will be for two years and $19 million, according to a person familiar with the situation. The agreement with Millsap came hours..." July 06