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Jeff Adrien | Forward | #4

Team: New Orleans Pelicans
Age / DOB:  (30) / 2/10/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 245
College: Connecticut
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Jeff Adrien has signed a deal to play for Bnei Herzliya in Israel.
He was with the Pelicans during training camp last season, but couldn't crack the final roster. Adrien has played for five different NBA teams, but at 30 years old, his career in the states could be over. Aug 21 - 9:11 AM

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Pelicans waive F Jeff Adrien.

It was expected the team would waive him, and now the move is official.
Source: NBA.com
Mon, Oct 26, 2015 10:55:00 AM

The Pelicans will waive Jeff Adrien, Bo McCalleb and Bryce DeJean-Jones.

None of these players were expected to make the final roster, but there is a good chance that Adrien will get another shot in the NBA.
Sat, Oct 24, 2015 12:47:00 PM

The Pelicans officially signed Jeff Adrien to a training camp deal on Wednesday.

The Pelicans are pretty set at the power forward position with Anthony Davis, Ryan Anderson and Dante Cunningham all on guaranteed deals, so it could prove to be difficult for Adrien makes their opening-night roster.
Source: NBA.com
Wed, Sep 23, 2015 11:20:00 AM

Jeff Adrien is finalizing a deal with the Pelicans.

It's likely a camp deal for Adrien, who was in China earlier this year. He might have a tough time making the roster.
Mon, Aug 24, 2015 09:58:00 PM

Free agent F Jeff Adrien has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Chinese team Guangdong.

Adrien gave the Wolves some frontcourt depth until he was waived in early January, and he'll likely earn more money by heading overseas for a few months. He could return to the NBA once the CBA season ends, but there's no reason to monitor his whereabouts in fantasy leagues.
Sun, Jan 18, 2015 08:04:00 PM

Wolves waive F Jeff Adrien.

He was playing 14.7 minutes per game this month, but the Wolves are getting some of their players back soon. The team will likely use Shabazz Muhammad more at the four and Anthony Bennett could get more run at center, too. Adrien will catch on somewhere else soon.
Wed, Jan 7, 2015 05:01:00 PM

Jeff Adrien came off the bench for eight points, 11 rebounds and two blocks on 3-of-7 shooting in 26 minutes off the Wolves bench on Wednesday.

He just got signed to another 10-day contract and this was easily his best game of the season. Just keep an eye on him for now.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 12:33:00 AM

The Timberwolves have received another 10-day roster exception to keep F Jeff Adrien on the roster.

Minnesota is woefully short-handed and Adrien has been asked to play minutes out of position at center. He's averaging only 2.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in four games this season, taking him out of the discussion for fantasy value.
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 07:26:00 PM

The Timberwolves will likely ask Jeff Adrien to play some center.

Adrien stands severely undersized at 6'7", but without Nikola Pekovic (wrist, ankle) and Ronny Turiaf (hip), the Timberwolves need Adrien's toughness inside.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 11:29:00 AM

Wolves sign F Jeff Adrien.

They were granted a hardship exception and can sign a 16th player. That also means that Nikola Pekovic (wrist, ankle) isn't close to a return from his injuries. Adrien will only serve as emergency depth.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 04:30:00 PM

Rockets waive F Jeff Adrien.

Adrien had guaranteed money remaining on his deal, so this is a bit of a surprise. Undrafted rookie Tarik Black has won a roster spot.
Source: NBA.com
Mon, Oct 27, 2014 11:09:00 AM

Houston Rockets sign F Jeff Adrien.

Adrien will sign on a one-year, veteran minimum deal and provide the Rockets with some solid interior depth. The 28-year-old averaged 6.8 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 0.7 blocks in 18.1 minutes per game with the Bucks during the 2013-14 season and has potential if he gets minutes, but his fantasy value is a bit limited as an end-of-rotation player with the Rockets.
Source: CBS Sports
Tue, Jul 15, 2014 01:49:00 PM

Free agent PF Jeff Adrien has been working out "almost daily" at the Hornets' practice facility in Charlotte.

Adrien was traded from Charlotte to Milwaukee in February last season, where he proceeded to carve out a major role after Ersan Ilyasova was ruled out for the season with an ankle injury. Adrien even made 12 starts at PF, averaging 13.0 points, 8.9 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 0.8 blocks, but he'll need an ideal situation to emerge with reliable fantasy value in 2014-15.
Sun, Jun 22, 2014 06:33:00 PM

Jeff Adrien had 13 points, a career-high 17 rebounds, two steals and a block in Wednesday's loss to the 'Pacers.'

Adrien should have had a good game against the Pacers bench patrol, but he's playing well. He had 19 points and 12 boards on Sunday, and should be in all starting lineups the rest of the way.
Wed, Apr 9, 2014 11:49:00 PM

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