Trans. Feb 22 8:08 ET (Feb 22 8:08 ET ) BELGRADE (Reuters) - Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Farmar showed the benefits of his extensive NBA experience by giving Anadolu Efes Istanbul a thrilling 63-60 Euroleague win over the competition's six-time winners CSKA Moscow on Friday. The result kept Efes joint top of their eight-team pool in the second group stage with a 7-1 record alongside Real Madrid, after the winners of eight titles in Europe's premier club competition ground out a 77-72 home victory against Alba Berlin. ...
During his first month on the job, new Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry was able to trade away two cumbersome contracts and gain some flexibility for Atlanta's future. Ferry traded All-Star guard Joe Johnson and his albatross of a contract to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Jordan Farmar (who signed with a Turkish team after the Hawks bought him out), Anthony Morrow, Johan Petro, DeShawn Stevenson, Jordan Williams (who was waived) and a future second-round draft pick. He also traded forward Marvin Williams to the Utah Jazz for point guard Devin Harris. ...
The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on Farmar, one of five players acquired from the Brooklyn Nets in the deal for All-Star Joe Johnson.
The Scoop:The 6-foot-2 Farmar averaged a career-high 10.4 points in 39 games, including five starts, with the Nets last season. Farmer was drafted out of UCLA by the Los Angeles Lakers with the No. 26 overall pick in the 2006 draft.
Farmar is going to be sidelined for a third time with a groin injury.
The Scoop:Farmar missed four games last month after injuring his groin and four more between March 16-21 after aggravating the injury. The Nets said Monday, before their game with Utah, that Farmar has again aggravated it, and his status won't be discussed again until April 5.
New Jersey Nets backup point guard Jordan Farmar is going to be sidelined for a third time with a groin injury. Farmar missed four games last month after injuring his groin and four more between March 16-21 after aggravating the injury. The Nets said Monday, before their game with Utah, that Farmar has again aggravated it, and his status won't be discussed again until April 5.
The Los Angeles Clippers couldn't pull out a road win against the New Jersey Nets on Wednesday night, Jordan Farmar late-game three-pointer took care of that , but that doesn't mean we weren't treated to the usual batch of above-rim goodness from Los Angeles' duo of leapers in center DeAndre Jordan, and All-Star big forward Blake Griffin.
First, scope out Jordan's block on Nets rookie MarShon Brooks, in a denial that had our man Dan Devine (in a frightened email) fearing for Brooks' life:
Secondly, though it may not be the most impressive dunk of Blake Griffin's career, the combination of the gorgeous spin, wrap-around, and throwdown over Nets big man Kris Humphries might rank as perhaps the most compelling dunk of Griffin's season and a half in the NBA:
The Scoop: None.
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