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Greivis Vasquez | Guard | #21

Team: Brooklyn Nets
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/16/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 200
College: Maryland
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (28) / MEM
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Greivis Vasquez announced on Friday that he will not play in the Olympics.
He is fully recovered from the ankle surgery that he had in December, but he's not in good shape yet. Vasquez can now focus on the upcoming season in which he will be competing for the backup PG role in Brooklyn. Jul 29 - 12:25 PM

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Greivis Vasquez might not make the final roster for Team Venezuela.

Venezuela's coach suggested that he didn't put him on the court during Venezuela's most recent exhibition vs. Spain because Vasquez is still "concentrating on getting in shape." Vasquez is fully cleared to play, but he did undergo ankle surgery back in December that cost him 56 games, so perhaps he's not quite 100 percent just yet. Team Venezuela will need to submit their official Olympic roster by Saturday, so we'll have official confirmation on Vasquez's status for Rio at that point.
Source: Nets Daily
Jul 24 - 4:48 PM

The Nets and free agent Greivis Vasquez have agreed to a one-year deal.

The Nets missed out on restricted free agents Tyler Johnson and Allen Crabbe, leaving them with more than $30 million in cap space in a rapidly weakening market. Vasquez lends a veteran presence to the backcourt and should earn minutes at both guard spots, allowing the Nets to take it slow with rookies Isaiah Whitehead and Caris LeVert. Vasquez hasn't cracked the top-150 in standard leagues since the 2012-13 season with New Orleans.
Jul 10 - 9:47 PM

Greivis Vasquez is open to joining other teams this summer.

The trade for Vasquez did not go well with the Bucks giving up a 2017 first-round pick and a 2015 second-round pick -- that pick turned out to be Norman Powell. Vasquez will likely be a backup on whatever team he joins next year.
Apr 25 - 2:21 PM

Greivis Vasquez went scoreless again on Sunday, missing two field goal attempts to finish with one assist and no other stats in six minutes.

Vasquez is a combined 0-of-9 from the field in his first three games back from ankle surgery, and he hasn't scored in a game since Nov. 27. He's done nothing to justify the Bucks' decision to acquire him in exchange for a second-round pick (Norman Powell) and a first-round pick in 2017.
Apr 3 - 9:47 PM

Greivis Vasquez (ankle) made his long-awaited return vs. the Suns on Wednesday, going scoreless with three boards and three assists in 13 minutes.

Vasquez missed the Bucks' previous 56 games and will obviously be eased in slowly, especially since Milwaukee is leaning toward player development with just seven games left in their season. Leave him on the wire.
Mar 30 - 11:19 PM

Greivis Vasquez (ankle) is available to play against the Suns on Wednesday.

It's still unclear if he is going to be out there after missing 56 games. If Vasquez does get out there, Jerryd Bayless and Tyler Ennis could see a hit to their playing time.
Mar 30 - 7:22 PM

Greivis Vasquez (ankle) is doubtful for Wednesday's game vs. the Suns.

Even if he returns to action, his minutes will be very limited. Vasquez did practice on Tuesday, but coach Jason Kidd said he hasn't been cleared to play. Leave him on the wire.
Mar 29 - 7:50 PM

Greivis Vasquez (ankle) participated during Tuesday's practice, but he has still not been cleared to play in games, according to head coach Jason Kidd.

With just eight games remaining on the schedule for Milwaukee, Vasquez will likely spend the remainder of the year on the shelf. He belongs on the wire everywhere.
Mar 29 - 4:31 PM

Greivis Vasquez (ankle) picked up a DNP-CD on Saturday vs. the Hornets.

He was on the active roster list but coach Jason Kidd said that he hasn't been cleared to play yet. It's safe to leave him on the wire.
Mar 27 - 12:26 AM

Greivis Vasquez (ankle) is in uniform for Saturday's game vs. the Hornets.

Coach Jason Kidd said before the game that Vasquez hasn't been cleared yet, but this is the Bucks we are talking about. Even if Vasquez makes an appearance, his minutes will be limited. Leave him on the wire.
Mar 26 - 8:42 PM

Greivis Vasquez (ankle) is doubtful to play against the Hornets on Saturday.

It would be a surprise to see him play because there was still no word of him being cleared. Expect Vasquez to miss at least a couple more games.
Mar 26 - 4:35 PM

Greivis Vasquez (ankle surgery) still hasn't been medically cleared to return to action.

"He's doing better," coach Jason Kidd said of Vasquez. "He's making positive steps going forward. I don't know how many games [he could play]. We have to start with the process of being medically cleared before he can play in a game." The Bucks only have nine games left this season and Vasquez's minutes will be limited once he is cleared, so there's no reason to stash him.
Mar 26 - 9:58 AM

Jason Kidd said that Greivis Vasquez (ankle surgery) will remain in Milwaukee for the beginning of the Bucks three-game road trip.

Kidd did add that there's a chance Vasquez could join the Bucks at some point during the road trip, but there are no guarantees that happens. Vasquez has played in just 16 games this season, so he'll more than likely be eased back into things if he is able to return at any point this season. Leave him on the wire.
Mar 20 - 6:26 PM

Jason Kidd said that Greivis Vasquez (ankle surgery) participated during Wednesday's practice, but he's still not close to making a return to the court.

Vasquez is hopeful to make it back to the court before the conclusion of the 2015-16 season, but given that he hasn't played since undergoing ankle surgery back in November, he'll likely be brought along very slowly in Milwaukee. At this juncture in the fantasy season, Vasquez is an unappealing stash in most leagues.
Mar 17 - 7:05 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Jeremy Lin
2Greivis Vasquez
3Randy Foye
4Isaiah Whitehead
5Yogi Ferrell
SG1Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
2Markel Brown
3Joe Harris
4Caris LeVert
SF1Bojan Bogdanovic
2Sean Kilpatrick
PF1Trevor Booker
2Luis Scola
3Chris McCullough
4Anthony Bennett
C1Brook Lopez
2Justin Hamilton
3Henry Sims
4Egidijus Mockevicius