Mario West

Brooklyn Nets #6 - Guard

  • Born: 06/19/84
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 210

Atlanta Hawks Cult Classic: Spud Webb

Peachtree Hoops proudly tabs Spud Webb as the Atlanta Hawks Cult Classic pick. Webb provided excitement and energy for a Hawks team that was already brimming with excitement with Dominique Wilkins in the house.

How's the Rest of the Roster Doing?

The three Nets players under contract next season are playing well ...waiting for their "NBA out" to kick in. But what about the four Nets who won't be coming back, those who chose to play overseas for the entire season, without an "NBA out"? Their stories are as varied as their backgrounds.

First Class Hawks Event Marred by Anti-Peachtree Hoops Bias, Part One

Jason Walker recounts the elation and dejection around Peachtree Hoops' involvement in the Atlanta Hawks Media Tournament. This first class event was marred by what turned out to be some pretty heavy anti-Peachtree Hoops bias.

In the End, Gaines Signs in Georgia

On the day his two-time teammate arrived in Turkey, Sundiata Gaines finally signed with B.C. Armia in neighboring Georgia. Gaines has previously been tied to the Georgian champions, but then last week, it appeared the deal had fallen through. Now, various reports indicate he has signed with the club.

Gaines Reportedly Signs In Georgia (The Country)

Sundiata Gaines is about to become the fifth Net to head overseas. Sportando, the European hoops site, reports that Gaines is headed for B.C. Armia, the reigning champ in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. Gaines, who signed a two year deal in mid-season, fractured his hip in March.

NetsDaily Off-Season Report #18

Off-Season ReportL We look at how the Nets' Milton Lee might stock the Armor--even offering a name; examine the possibilities for an All-Star Game in Brooklyn in 2014; check on Darryl Dawkins' new career with the Nets; examine how the Nets' moves overseas fit with the team's pioneering role over there; and wonder why the Nets missed a golden opportunity on Brooklyn.

Gaines Considers Overseas Option

Sundiata Gaines is in a bad position. He's recovering from a broken hip and his contract, while guaranteed for next year, is only for next year. If the lockout lasts the whole season, he would once again be a free agent and everyone's last memory of him would be limping off the court last March.

Farmar Headed to Israel, But To Maccabi Tel Aviv

On Tuesday, the American owner of Maccabi Haifa told the media that he was close to signing Jordan Farmar to a contract. Not so fast. Farmar has signed with an Israeli team but not Maccabi Haifa. Instead, he'll be playing for Maccabi Tel Aviv, the best team in Israel and a perennial Euroleague power.

Farmar Close To Deal To Play In Israel; West Heads for Italy

Jeffrey Rosen, the American owner of Maccabi Haifa, says that his team is in "serious talks" with Jordan Farmar, saying that the Nets' back-up point guard "has expressed great interest to play for Maccabi Haifa." A deal would presumably include an out clause for when the NBA lockout ends.

Short-handed Raptors Beat Short-handed Nets With Big First Half

With the two teams missing a combined 11 players from their regular rotation, the Raptors beat the Nets, 99-92, at the Air Canada Centre Sunday night. The Nets shot 39 percent from the field and allowed the Raptors as many offensive rebounds (15) as they had defensive boards.

Nets Sign Mario West for Final Three Games; Morrow Done for Season

The Nets announced Sunday morning that they have signed Mario West for the remainder of the season. West's 10-day contract expired Sunday, but with so many injuries, the Nets had no choice but to keep him on. After scoring a career-high 13 points in his first game as a Net, West has started the last three.

Sixers Clinch Playoffs and Complete Season Sweep by Blowing Out Nets

The Philadelphia 76ers clinched a playoff berth Friday night, and appropriately, they did it against the Nets, who they beat four times this season by an average of 15 points. This one was the biggest blowout of all, a 25-point win that was never in doubt.

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