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  1. Washington Wizards: Jarell Eddie Could Play Relatively Big Role Next SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Wiz of Awes

    ... got to see much of him again, because Wittman. The rookie was busy waving his towel on the bench while Marcus Thornton and the ghost of Alan Anderson bricked contested jump shots on the court. Eddie surprisingly stayed with the Wizards for summer ...

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  2. Tomas Satoransky prepares for big changes after joining Washington WizardsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Washington Times

    ... to create for others will translate right away. The only other signed backup for Beal prior was veteran Marcus Thornton. Satoransky 's signing should lead to Beal signing his verbally agreed upon maximum contract. To make the math work with the ...

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  3. Washington Wizards Free Agency 2016: Signing Jason Smith, Marcus Thornton Was A MistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Wiz of Awes

    ... Jason Smith to a three-year deal worth $15 million. A few weeks later, the team agreed to a deal with Marcus Thornton, who was coming off a miserable season in Washington after getting waived by the Houston Rockets. He's a solid option; he's ...

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  4. Washington Wizards Free Agency 2016: Wizards Re-sign Guard Marcus ThorntonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Wiz of Awes

    After announcing three previously reported signings and a trade on Thursday afternoon, the Wizards decided to re-sign guard Marcus Thornton , who finished out the season in the nation's capital after being waived by the Houston Rockets. A bit of a surprise, but Marcus Thornton back to the Wizards for the veteran minimum: https://t.co/MiIhdHWBhg He only knocked down 33 percent of his looks from downtown, so he's not a better option from deep than Jarell Eddie , who played with the Wizards this past season and will participate in summer league.

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  5. Wizards bring back shooting guard Marcus Thornton on one-year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Washington Post

    The Washington Wizards continued filling out the back end of their roster by re-signing guard Marcus Thornton on a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum. Thornton, 29, averaged 9.7 points in 61 games between the Houston Rockets and Wizards last season.

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  6. NBA free agency's biggest fantasy winners and losers so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | ESPN

    ... him to no more than 64 games in a season since his rookie campaign back in 2008-2009. That said, we saw Marcus Thornton produce viable fantasy numbers at times last year in Houston, meaning Gordon can at least be a DFS star when healthy. While we're ...

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  7. James Harden's snub from the All-NBA teams is a historic blunderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Dream Shake

    ... was on an island for the Rockets this year. Many games, the secondary scoring punch on the Rockets came from Marcus Thornton , who was so bad defensively that the Rockets waived him despite needing his bench scoring. Of the players who finished the ...

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  8. Washington Wizards Season Review 2016: Marcus ThorntonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Wiz of Awes

    Over the next couple of weeks, we'll be posting individual player reviews for the guys that ended the season in a Washington Wizards uniform. We'll begin with everyone's favorite shooting guard After Gary Neal got hurt and was subsequently sidelined for the remainder of the 2015-16 NBA season, Ernie Grunfeld went out and signed Marcus Thornton , who was waived by the Houston Rockets.

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  9. K.J. McDaniels is the Rockets' secret weaponRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Dream Shake

    ... often, and for longer stretches. Earlier in the season, the Rockets rode with Corey Brewer , Ty Lawson and Marcus Thornton off the bench as they continued to mix and match trying to find the right group of players that would contribute consistently. ...

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  10. Toronto travels to Houston to face floundering Rockets: Preview, TV info, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Raptors HQ

    ... reportedly tried to get each other traded at the trade deadline. Mix in the fact that Donatas Motiejunas and Marcus Thornton were briefly dealt to the Detroit Pistons but are now back in the fold, and the Rockets have the makeup of one of the most ...

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  11. From pink slips to Stickum: Top-10 issues faced by Rockets this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | ESPN

    ... on the floor. Yet, both men say all is fine. Morey traded power forward Donatas Motiejunas and reserve guard Marcus Thornton to the Pistons for a first-round pick. The Pistons in turn sent Joel Anthony to the Rockets, who sent him and a second-round ...

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  12. Wizards at Jazz: Game 64 discussion threadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... will miss his second straight game with a sprained pelvis. The Wizards are 10-12 without Beal this season. Marcus Thornton, signed on Wednesday, will be available. The Jazz (29-35) are also stumbling with 18 games remaining. It has lost seven of its ...

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  13. Marcus Thornton hoping he can a find a homea with WizardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... be able to access the story from your Reading List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. SALT LAKE CITY - Marcus Thornton received a few offers from NBA teams after the Houston Rockets waived him on Feb. 26, but he wasn't going to jump at just any ...

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  14. Washington Wizards: What to Expect From Marcus ThorntonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Wiz of Awes

    On the surface, it doesn't look like the addition of Marcus Thornton will change Washington's future. That's because, well, it really won't.

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  15. Wizards Cut Neal, Sign Marcus ThorntonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... played since Feb. 6 due to a lingering leg injury. Neal was waived Wednesday and replaced by shooting guard Marcus Thornton, who is slated to suit for his seventh team in seven seasons. Thornton is a 6-foot-4, 205-pound guard from LSU who goes by ...

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  16. Wizards sign Marcus Thornton, waive Gary NealRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | InsideHoops

    "Marcus brings experience and shooting to our backcourt and helps us fill a void caused by Gary's injury with another veteran player," said Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld. "His skill set will allow him to fit right in to our system and give our offense another option."

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  17. Report: Wizards signing Marcus ThorntonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | MSNBC

    The Wizards - despite dropping three straight and falling 2.5 games out of playoff position - continue their second-half effort to care about this season. After trading for Markieff Morris just before the trade trade deadline, Washington is waiving Gary Neal and upgrading to Marcus Thornton.

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  18. Washington Wizards Sign Marcus Thornton, Waive Gary NealRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Wiz of Awes

    ... on was short. It's a shame that his season ended this way, but the NBA is a business. Welcome to Washington, Marcus Thornton.

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  19. Sources: Wizards close to signing ThorntonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | ESPN

    The Washington Wizards are closing in on the signing of Marcus Thornton to bolster their injury-hit backcourt, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that the Wizards are in the process of waiving veteran guard Gary Neal , who is expected to miss at least three more weeks with quad and hip ailments, to create a roster spot to sign Thornton.

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  20. Report: Players union strongly considering filing grievance over voided Donatas Motiejunas tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | MSNBC

    ... official statement on voiding the trade was pretty vague. They didn't even say which player - Motiejunas or Marcus Thornton - didn't receive medical clearance. They also cited "privacy considerations relating to medical information" for not giving ...

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