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Thursday, September 26th, 2013 at 3:58 pm  |  23 responses

Corey Maggette Gets Training Camp Invite From Spurs


Corey Maggette—coming off of a quiet season but just one year removed from averaging 15 points per game with Charlotte—will reportedly join the Spurs for training camp.

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  • Stepfan Raiford

    Wait he’s still in the league? He hasn’t retired?

  • Solito

    He got 10 million to ride the pine and heal his injuries last year with the pistons. So if the Spurs get a healthy version this season, he should give them at least 10-15 of the bench this season with a low risk contract… Smart move.

  • LLC#12

    This guy underachieved his whole career, he could have been really special.

  • berkamore

    Agree. I think he left college too early (after one year) and never really learned to play. (which is a shame because he went to Duke and Coach K could have really developed him had he stayed put). So he didn’t have much of a foundation to build on when he turned pro. Oh well, at least he played in the League for a while………..

  • http://www.slamonline.com/ Nick Tha Quick

    Is anyone else in the history of basketball more averse to passing the ball than Corey Maggette?

  • LakeShow

    No.

  • Rig Veda

    Vince Carter
    Stephen Jackson

  • LakeShow

    For real?
    Common.
    Carter and Jackson both played play maker at some point in their career. Something you can’t say of Maggette.

    Carter was right around 5 apg for a few seasons and Jackson played point guard essentially for the Warriors and dished out 7 dimes a game one season.

  • http://www.slamonline.com/ Nick Tha Quick

    I was thinking maybe Al Jefferson.

  • bike

    May be a candidate for the most solid player who could have been much more than solid ever.

  • LakeShow

    For some reasons it’s not as down looked upon with the front court players…

    Maggette wins hands down haha.

  • Rig Veda

    Both of them seem to much confident, but always under performed and they get worse as they get older.

  • LakeShow

    He said did anyone like to pass any less than Maggette. What does confidence, age, and under performing have to do with that?…

  • JibbsIsBallin

    Well according to this article, the answer is no to your second question.

  • Laquisha

    Shame this is not the Maggette of 2005 but still this is not too bad of a move, just to see how he goes in training camp. He literally warmed the bench for the entirety of last season at the Pistons so he’s not carrying any baggage with him. If the SA Spurs end up signing him as a backup SF, I would not mind too much, especially when Kawhi is expected to play 30-35+ a night.

  • BCoops

    My player on 2K13 got drafted by Pistons, I litererally hate the man for taking contected two’s while im open in the paint -_-

  • Max

    This is what I will remember the guy for.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xN_ljDfevB0

  • danpowers

    if you think this is bad, try to play alongside derrick rose. he is in full conference finals 11 mode all the f*cking time

  • danpowers

    looks like the spurs decided to acquire a washed up small forward as a mascot again

  • danpowers

    dont hate the player, hate the ref

  • vp

    He changed his pivot foot 5 times before he did that. Wow

  • Stepfan Raiford

    On par with Dan Majerle’s http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M2jChbThPE

  • LakeShow

    He only took 11 steps before he decided on a pivot foot. No biggie…

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