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Larry Hughes - SG, 6'5, 185
Retired - Retired after 2013 season
       Date of birth: 01/23/1979
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 8th pick, 1998
     Out of: Saint Louis
  NBA Experience: 13 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
1998 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 8th overall by Philadelphia.
21st January, 1999 NBA Signed four year, $7,510,475 rookie scale contract with Philadelphia. Included team option for 2001/02.
16th February, 2000 NBA As a part of a three team deal, traded by Philadelphia to Golden State, along with Billy Owens, and along with Bruce Bowen to Chicago, in exchange for Toni Kukoc from Chicago.
13th October, 2000 NBA Golden State exercised 2001/02 team option.
18th July, 2002 NBA Signed a three year, $15,001,200 contract with Washington.
4th August, 2005 NBA Signed a five year, $60,000,420 contract with Cleveland.
21st February, 2008 NBA As a part of a three team deal, traded by Cleveland to Chicago, along with Drew Gooden, Shannon Brown and Cedric Simmons, and along with Ira Newble and Donyell Marshall to Seattle, in exchange for Ben Wallace, Joe Smith and a 2009 second round pick (#46, Danny Green) from Chicago, and Wally Szczerbiak and Delonte West from Seattle.
19th February, 2009 NBA Traded by Chicago to New York in exchange for Jerome James, Tim Thomas and Anthony Roberson.
18th February, 2010 NBA As a part of a three team deal, traded by New York to Sacramento, along with Jordan Hill, Jared Jeffries, a 2012 first round pick (#16, Royce White) and the right to swap 2011 first round picks (not exercised) to Houston, in exchange for Tracy McGrady from Houston and Sergio Rodriguez from Sacramento.
22nd February, 2010 NBA Waived by Sacramento.
13th March, 2010 NBA Signed a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with Charlotte.
9th December, 2011 NBA Signed an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Orlando.
2nd February, 2012 NBA Waived by Orlando.
When: Where:
1997 - 1998 Saint Louis (NCAA)
June 1998 - February 2000 Philadelphia 76ers (NBA)
February 2000 - June 2002 Golden State Warriors (NBA)
July 2002 - June 2005 Washington Wizards (NBA)
August 2005 - February 2008 Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
February 2008 - February 2009 Chicago Bulls (NBA)
February 2009 - February 2010 New York Knicks (NBA)
February 2010 Sacramento Kings (NBA)
March 2010 - June 2010 Charlotte Bobcats (NBA)
December 2011 - February 2012 Orlando Magic (NBA)
From blog:


   Top 101 NBA Ten-Day Contract Candidates (When 20 Would Probably Have Been Enough)
2011-01-05

Larry Hughes - The Bobcats had Hughes last season, but in 14 games for the team, he put up career lows in PER (11.1) and true shooting percentage (.467). As has always been the case, Larry bases his game around a jumpshot that he just doesn't have, and with his 32nd birthday in a couple of weeks, it doesn't look like things will change. Despite his flaws, Hughes is better than some players currently in the NBA, and is good enough to get back into it. Memphis were sniffing around recently. But with Larry Brown ousted in Charlotte, he's running out of supporters.

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   The best of what's left after what was the best of what's left has gone and is no longer left
2010-08-21

- Larry Hughes * - Hughes wants to return to the Bobcats, but that's not the same thing as the Bobcats wanting him to return. The Celtics were said to be interested in him, but they may have saved their own bacon by running out of roster spots. There's no reason for any team to have both Larry Hughes and Q6.

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   The best of what's left
2010-07-30

Larry Hughes - Larry Hughes played for the Knicks and Bobcats last year, while Sacramento decided it was best to pay him not to play for them. Sacramento were right; in 45 games and 1,115 minutes between New York and Charlotte, the always inefficient Hughes set new lows by shooting .355% from the field with a career low PER of 11.1. If anyone out there is still making excuses for him, I fail to see how. He made a contract year push, and it came off. Now, 31 years old and losing the athleticism, he's done. That's just how it is.

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   The Finances Of The Trade Deadline Deals
2010-02-21

[...] Drew Gooden and Larry Hughes also managed to achieve the dubious honour of being traded at three consecutive trade deadlines, with Gooden compounding his misery by compiling four trades in that time. It also seems reasonably inevitable that Gooden will be bought out by his new team (the L.A. Clippers), making him possibly the first player ever to be salary dumped at the deadline, only to be bought out and sign with a contender, in consecutive seasons. Congratulations, I think.

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