Greivis Vasquez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Vasquez trade isn't looking good

    Racine Journal-Times "The Milwaukee Bucks paid a steep price to acquire Greivis Vasquez last summer. The Bucks acquired the veteran guard from the Toronto Raptors for not only a 2017 No. 1 draft pick -- which the Bucks acquired from the Los Angeles Clippers -- but also a second-round choice in the 2015 draft, which..." April 25

  • No medical clearance yet for Vasquez

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Bucks guard Greivis Vasquez was on the floor taking shots with his teammates following shootaround Friday morning at Philips Arena. But Milwaukee coach Jason Kidd said Vasquez has yet to receive medical clearance to return to action. Vasquez has been sidelined since undergoing right ankle..." March 26

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Bucks point guard Greivis Vasquez told Yahoo Sports that he expects to return to action in 3-4 weeks after having ankle surgery in December.

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    Aron Yohannes @AronYohannes

    Kidd said that John Henson (sore lower back) will be re-evaluated after the break. No timetable for Greivis still (foot).

  • Greivis Vasquez Changes Agents

    Hoops Rumors "Soon-to-be free agent Greivis Vasquez has signed with Octagon agent Alex Saratsis after leaving the Wasserman Media Group, reports Liz Mullen of the SportsBusiness Journal (Twitter link). Darren Matsubara had been the representative for the Bucks backup point guard, and for Joel Embiid, who also..." January 15

  • Bucks’ Greivis Vasquez undergoes ankle surgery

    Pro Basketball Talk "Backup point guard Greivis Vasquez has missed the Bucks’ last nine games with an ankle injury, and it looks like he’ll be out a while longer. The team announced in a press release that Vasquez underwent surgery on Tuesday to remove a bone spur: Milwaukee Bucks guard Grievis Vasquez underwent..." December 16

  • Vasquez says he's perfect fit for Bucks and Milwaukee

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Greivis Vasquez always thought he'd end up here. Being scouted by Milwaukee, attending multiple pre-draft workouts in the city five years ago, almost getting traded to the Bucks at the deadline last season. It's funny, he said, but he just had a feeling he'd wind up with the team that "really..." July 04

  • Bucks trade draft picks for Raptors' Greivis Vasquez

    ESPN "The Milwaukee Bucks, in the first trade struck during Thursday night's NBA draft, have agreed to terms on a deal that will bring them veteran guard Greivis Vasquez from the Toronto Raptors, according to league sources. Sources say that the Bucks will send a 2017 first-round pick (via the Los..." June 26

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Milwaukee sends 2017 first-round pick via the Clippers and the 46th pick in tonight's second round to Toronto for Vasquez

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    We are inching closer to a TRADE at last. ESPN sources say Milwaukee is closing in on acquisition of Raptors guard Greivis Vasquez

  • Rockets, Wolves Interested In Greivis Vasquez?

    Hoops Rumors "Greivis Vasquez said in a press conference in his native Venezuela today that he’s heard the Timberwolves and Rockets like him and that while he’d prefer to remain in Toronto, he’s preparing to become a starting point guard if the Raptors trade him, as Basket Vinotinto relays in Spanish (Twitter..." June 22

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    James Herbert @outsidethenba

    Greivis Vasquez: "Basically, we need a Paul Pierce that's gonna talk that trash. We don't have that."

  • Greivis Vasquez sick of talking about Paul Pierce, but says he has big balls

    CBS Sports "Greivis Vasquez had words for Paul Pierce on Sunday. A lot of them. When a reporter brought up Pierce's comments from Saturday about a “psychological war,” the Toronto Raptors guard laughed. Then he interrupted the question about the Washington Wizards forward, who injected some drama into the..." April 19

  • Raptors' Greivis Vasquez a real gamer

    Toronto Sun "Whether he’s asked to start at the point and embrace the role of floor general, slide over to shooting guard in a starting rotation or come off the bench, no role is too big for Greivis Vasquez. Each, naturally, poses different challenges, all three role definitions forcing Vasquez to bring a..." March 04

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Greivis Vasquez will sign a two-year, $13 million deal to stay with Toronto, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • Vasquez on Durant: 'He's like Jesus in this league'

    CBS Sports "Dropping 51 points, including a winning 3-point shot in double overtime, was an incredibly impressive effort by Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant. Amazingly, it's something you just start nodding your head without much disbelief when you hear that Durant has done something like this. He's..." March 23

  • Greivis Vasquez loving life as a Raptor

    Toronto Sun "Greivis Vasquez is loving life as a Raptor. Even though he’s a reserve in Toronto after being a starter in Sacramento, the 6-foot-6 Venezuelan seems genuinely thrilled to be here. We saw it when he first arrived as a part of the Rudy Gay deal and it has been apparent every day..." December 18

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    Greivis Vasquez has been cleared to join the Raptors. Gay, Gray and Acy will practice today in Sacramento and are available vs. Suns on Fri.

  • Sources: Raptors reach agreement to send Rudy Gay to Kings

    Yahoo! Sports "The Toronto Raptors have reached an agreement in principle to send Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Kings will send Greivis Vasquez, John Salmons, Patrick Patterson and Chuck Hayes to the Raptors. The Kings will also acquire Quincy Acy and Aaron Gray in..." December 09

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    Sean Cunningham @News10Sean

    Greivis Vasquez said he, and his Kings teammates are prepared & definitely expecting more roster changes before the Feb. deadline #NBAKings

  • Kings Vasquez starts again over hot Thomas

    Sacramento Bee "Isaiah Thomas’ hot start to the season is no surprise, considering he was one of the Kings’ best players in the preseason. That made the decision to start Greivis Vasquez, who admittedly is still finding his way back from offseason ankle surgery, at point guard on Friday night a tricky one. But..." November 16

  • Kings taking their time with Vasquez through losses

    Sacramento Bee "Greivis Vasquez has shown in his brief time with the Kings he can be extremely positive and a team leader. Vasquez is also a realist. He knows the Kings need more from him. Vasquez was only cleared for contact Oct. 1 after sitting out five months following offseason ankle surgery. His play..." November 08

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    Jonathan Santiago @itsjonsantiago

    #SacKings - Greivis Vasquez acknowledges he's trying too hard to play better: #repost

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    Aaron Bruski @aaronbruski

    Despite IT2 outplaying Vasquez throughout the preseason, I'm hearing that Vasquez was given the starting job.

  • Kings Maintaining Extension Talks With Greivis Vasquez

    Real GM Basketball "The Sacramento Kings are maintaining talks with Greivis Vasquez on a potential contract extension before the Oct. 31 deadline for 2010 draft picks. The Kings also could extend the contract of Patrick Patterson, and the organization has to decide whether to exercise the team option on Jimmer..." October 27

  • Vasquez's debut is brief but positive in Kings' preseason win

    Sacramento Bee "His teammates would say Greivis Vasquez was just fine physically. But there was no rush to get him back on the floor until the team deemed him healthy enough to test his ankle in game situations. Finally an opponent was able to deal with what the Kings have seen in practice for the last two..." October 15

  • Greivis Vasquez to make Kings debut against Clippers on Monday

    Yahoo! Sports "Sacramento Kings point guard Greivis Vasquez is expected to make his debut against the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday a source told Yahoo Sports. Vasquez underwent surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle on May 24 and was projected to miss 12 to 16 weeks. He took part in the Kings’..." October 09

  • Kings' Thomas and Vasquez battle for starting spot

    ABC News - Sacramento "When the Kings opened training camp at UC Santa Barbara Head Coach Michael Malone made it known that every starting job was up for grabs. "I think we all knew coming into training camp there were a lot of spots open starting positions and the guys have brought it." said Malone. Kings deep at..." October 03

  • Tyreke Evans headed to Pelicans in three-team deal

    Yahoo! Sports "The New Orleans Pelicans have reached agreement on a three-way deal with Sacramento and Portland to acquire guard Tyreke Evans, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. As part of a sign-and-trade arrangement, Evans will come to the Pelicans on a four-year, $44 million contract. New Orleans will send..." July 04

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Three-team deal reportedly in the works that involves Pelicans center Robin Lopez going to Portland and Greivis Vasquez heading to Kings.

    2013 NBA Draft Day Rumors: Live Blog

    PSD Staff The 2013 NBA Draft will take place tonight in Brooklyn, NY, we will have wall-to-wall coverage of all the latest rumors, news, and picks. Major questions still remain. The Cleveland Cavaliers still seem undecided on the #1 pick (at least publicly) between Noel, Len, and Oladipo. Nobody seems to... June 28

  • Cavaliers Offer Top Pick to Pelicans "The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to explore their trade options with the No. 1 overall pick, according to sources close to the situation. Cleveland has been very aggressive in their attempt to move the top pick and discussed plenty of scenarios. The Cavaliers have had negotiations with a number..." June 27

  • Pelicans guard Greivis Vasquez begins his rehabilitation work from ankle surgery

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans point guard Greivis Vasquez started his rehabilitation work on Monday after requiring surgery last month to remove bone spurs from his right ankle. Starting shooting guard Eric Gordon underwent a similar procedure to remove bone spurs in his left ankle more than a month ago..." June 11

  • Greivis Vasquez could move to shooting guard if the Pelicans draft point guard Trey Burke

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Based on the way he performed this past season, it would appear Greivis Vasquez is a lock to reclaim his starting point guard position after averaging a career high 13.9 points and finishing third in the NBA with a 9.0 assists average. But if most of the mock drafts prove correct, the New Orleans..." June 02

  • New Orleans Pelicans announce that Greivis Vasquez had successful ankle surgery

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Pelicans announced Friday evening that point guard Greivis Vasquez underwent a successful arthroscopic procedure on his right ankle to remove bone spurs. The procedure was performed by Dr. Richard Ferkel of the Southern California Orthopedic Institute in Los Angeles, CA." May 25

  • Pelicans PG Greivis Vasquez will undergo ankle surgery on Friday

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans starting point guard Greivis Vasquez is scheduled to undergo minor surgery on Friday to remove loose particles from both ankles, a league source confirmed Thursday night. The surgery, which will occur in Los Angeles, is similar to what starting shooting guard Eric Gordon..." May 24

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    John Reid @

    Greivis Vasquez out tonight against Clippers with sore ankle. Brian Roberts expected to start.

  • Hornets guard Greivis Vasquez should win NBA's Most Improved Player award?

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Ok, folks here's your chance because the New Orleans Hornets are pushing for point guard Greivis Vasquez to draw enough votes from NBA writers and broadcasters to win the NBA's Most Improved award that will be announced after the regular season ends. Do you think Vasquez has done enough to win..." April 01

  • Hornets point guard Greivis Vasquez expected to start against Cavaliers

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "After missing Friday night's game against the Miami Heat with a sore left ankle, New Orleans Hornets Coach Monty Williams said point guard Greivis Vasquez will start Sunday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Vasquez, who has 24 double-doubles, is averaging 13.9 points and 9.2 assists." March 31

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    John Reid @

    Hornets point guard Greivis Vasquez will not play tonight against Heat because of sore left ankle. Brian Roberts starting.

  • Hornets Greivis Vasquez and Clippers Chris Paul competed like heated rivals Wednesday night

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Throughout Wednesday night’s game, New Orleans Hornets point guard Greivis Vasquez and Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul competed against each other like they were fierce rivals. They went back-and-forth with trash talking exchanges. At one point in the fourth quarter after getting..." March 28

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    Madelyn Burke @

    In regards to Eric Gordon & Greivis Vasquez, Monty Williams says "looks like they're going to play" vs #Clippers tonight.

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    Jim Eichenhofer @

    Monty said team will evaluate availability of Eric Gordon and Greivis Vasquez for Clippers game after Wednesday's shootaround

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    John Reid @

    Hornets' Greivis Vasquez out with sore ankle injury. Brian Roberts will start tonight against Nuggets

  • Greivis Vasquez exceeds all expectations, except his own

    SB Nation "The first thing you'll notice about Greivis Vasquez is he's a competitor. You can see it. Watch his face when he plays, how he talks to his New Orleans Hornets teammates, how he celebrates wins. He's fiery, he's emotional and you don't forget he's on the court. "I want to show guys that I'm..." February 11