Andray Blatche claims Chinese CBA weekly honour

December 29, 2014 | Posted by EUROBASKET NEWS

American-Filipino Andray Blatche (211-F/C-86) had a very impressive game in the last round for Xinjiang FT and that's him to receive a Asia-basket.com Player of the Week award for round 25. The 28-year old power forward had a double-double of 39 points and twenty rebounds...

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Andray Blatche, the former NBA player and Syracuse native, makes his Chinese Basketball League debut

November 3, 2014 | By Mike Waters | Syracuse.com

After nine seasons in the NBA, Andray Blatche made his Chinese Basketball Association debut on Sunday. Blatche, a 6-foot-11 forward, scored 31 points and hauled in 14 rebounds to help the Xinjiang Flying Tigers to a 109-101 win over Sichuan.

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Nets' Andray Blatche Shows off Finger Roll He Calls 'A Little Magic Johnson'

March 5, 2014 | By Tristan Thornburgh , Social Media Staff - BleacherReport.com

Brooklyn Nets center Andray Blatche showed off his guard skills against the Memphis Grizzlies with a spin and finger roll that had announcers going crazy, shouting "major highlight and full 'Blatcheness!'" --

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Johnson scores 26, Blatche adds 21 as Nets defeat Grizzlies 97-88

November 30, 2013 | By CLAY BAILEY , Associated Press

Joe Johnson scored 26 points, Brook Lopez added 12 of his 20 in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 97-88 on Saturday night.

Andray Blatche scored 21 off the Nets bench, making all three shots from beyond the arc.

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Blatche hosts league in hometown Syracuse

July 29, 2013 | By Jared Zwerling | ESPNNewYork.com

"It's for the whole Syracuse. That's where I was born and raised," Blatche told ESPNNewYork.com. "I do the 40-and-over league for the older heads that showed me the way when I was growing up… that were taking care of me and making sure I wasn't in trouble. That's for them." (Read More)

Playing Keep or Cut with Each of the Brooklyn Nets' Free Agents


Andray Blatche: Keep

The Nets must do whatever it takes to re-sign Blatche.
Blatche led the Brooklyn bench in scoring last season, averaging 10.6 points and 5.1 rebounds in just 19.6 minutes per game. The 26-year-old was mostly used as a backup center by interim coach P.J. Carlesimo and thrived in that role. (Read More)

Could Andray Blatche Be the Key For Brooklyn Nets in Playoffs?

April 25, 2013 | Rant Sports

With the Brooklyn Nets tied one game a piece with the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, the Nets will need to find an edge to help them escape Chicago with a victory or two. Reserve forward Andray Blatche could give them that edge.
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Power forwards top Barometer

Blake Griffin, Andray Blatche, LeBron James dominant bigs for the week

December 13, 2012 | ESPN NBA

We're far enough into the season where we can now start looking at performance trends, such as who are the most improved big men in the league.

To that end, we'll define "most improved" as big men who qualify for the Barometer's season standings in WARP and have most overachieved their projected winning percentages. Also, to keep our focus on players on the upswing, we'll limit the list to players who will be 25 years old or younger by the end of the regular season. (Read More)

Andray Blatche wants to re-sign with Brooklyn Nets, will talk contract 'after we win the championship'

Andray Blatche is averaging 10.6 ppg and 6.1 rpg while playing 17 minutes a game for the Brooklyn Nets.

December 5, 2012 | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Andray Blatche has the greatest of expectations for himself and the Nets. But that's only for this season.

In an interview with the Daily News, the Nets center said he'd like to re-sign as a free agent next summer but understandably couldn't commit to anything so early in the season. (Read More)

Andray Blatche signs contract to play in China

September 20, 2014 | By James Herbert | NBA writer | CBSsports.com

The Xinjiang Flying Tigers are your new favorite Chinese Basketball Association team. They've signed free agent big man Andray Blatche, his agency announced on Saturday. This is the same team that signed shooting guard Jordan Crawford. Just think of all the crazy shots they'll take.

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Blatche excited to suit up for Gilas

April 20, 2014 | By ABS-CBNnews.com

MANILA, Philippines – Brooklyn Nets’ Andray Blatche is excited to get his naturalization papers done to start training with the Gilas Pilipinas pool for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. "I can’t wait to visit the Philippines. I’m looking forward to training camp. I can’t believe how many Filipinos have come up to me asking about the national team," the 6'11" center said in Joaquin Henson’s Philstar column, The Dean’s Corner. The NBA player has inched closer to becoming a naturalized Filipino after a subcommittee of the Senate justice panel approved the bill seeking to grant him Filipino citizenship early this month.

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Andray Blatche has double-double in Nets' win over Bucks (Syracuse and CNY in the NBA)

March 1, 2014 | syracuse.com | The Post-Standard

Andray Blatche scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 107-98 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. -- (Read More)

Joe Johnson, Andray Blatche Are Becoming New One-Two Punch for Brooklyn Nets

November 27, 2013 | BY | RantSports.com

The Brooklyn Nets had just enough left in the tank to hold off the Toronto Raptors...
With injured starters still recovering, the bench had to step up and carry the Nets to victory. Andray Blatche, who I still feel should start in Kevin Garnett’s place, had a fantastic game. (Read More)

Andray Blatche, Reggie Evans return favors on each other's favorite charities

July 17, 2013 | BY Net Income / @NetsDaily

Andray Blatche and Reggie Evans are best buds on the Nets and both clients of Andy Miller (as is Kevin Garnett). In the last week the two have also helped the others' charities, Blatche at Evans' annual softball game in Pensacola and Evans at Blatche's favorite charity, the RuJohn Foundation sports camp, in Jamaica.... (Read More)

Brooklyn Nets keep Andray Blatche


Blatche’s return was critical, and it was just as important that he agreed to sign for the veteran’s minimum because it leaves the Nets with their mid-level exception to use on Kyle Korver or some other free-agent target. Andray Blatche said money wouldn’t matter in his next contract. He meant it. The center agreed to re-sign with the Nets on a one-year, $1.4 million deal... (Read More)

Andray Blatche leads Brooklyn's bench players to 106-101 win over Wizards

April 15, 2013 | Star Tribune Sports - Associated Press

Andray Blatche led a bevy of Brooklyn bench players with 20 points and 11 rebounds the Nets erased an early 17 point deficit to beat the Washington Wizards 106-101 on Monday night.(Read More)

Andray Blatche Is Playing Great, But Will Nets Lose Him After This Season?

December 13, 2012 | SNYNets

Andray Blatche has played great as a starter for the Nets, averaging 18 points and nine rebounds. If he keeps playing well, his market value may increase to the point where it may be difficult for the Nets to keep him past this season. (Read More)

Andray Blatche needed Brooklyn

New positive surroundings bringing out best in late-blooming power forward

December 11, 2012 | ESPN NBA

In the working world, you never hear an applicant say the company will help them improve their skills or be more productive; they want to know what you can do for them and aren't necessarily interested in what the company can do for you. They just want to hear you say it. (Read More)

Andray Blatche Foundation

February 7, 2012 | The Good in Sports

The Andray Blatche Foundation (“ABF”), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2009, is predicated on the belief that all children are entitled to receive the basic physical, emotional, and educational tools required to succeed as members of their communities, specifically, and as members of our society, generally. (Read More)