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Chris Copeland | Forward | #22

Team: New Orleans Pelicans
Age / DOB:  (32) / 3/17/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'8' / 230
College: Colorado
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Chris Copeland signs with Tofas Bursa.
Turkish squad Tofas Bursa agreed to terms with Copeland, as reported by Eurohoops. The forward returns to Europe after four seasons in the NBA with the Knicks, Pacers and Bucks. Dec 2 - 9:31 AM

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Pelicans waive F Chris Copeland.

He was just signed back on Sept. 22, but Copeland never had a chance to make the roster. Optimus Cope had some good weeks a few years ago, but he might be better off scoring buckets overseas. He would likely be really good over there, too.
Oct 3 - 3:45 PM

Chris Copeland has officially signed with the Pelicans.

He averaged just 2.1 points per game in Milwaukee last season before being waived, and he's simply just another body for the Pelicans at training camp. He's not expected to make the final roster.
Sep 22 - 12:21 PM

Chris Copeland and Robert Sacre have both agreed to non-guaranteed training camp deals with the Pelicans.

With guys like Solomon Hill, Quincy Pondexter, Dante Cunningham, Cheik Diallo and Terrence Jones already on the roster on guaranteed contracts, it would be surprising to see Copeland last beyond training camp. Sacre, however, could carve out a spot for himself as the team's third-string center, although his fantasy value will be non-existent.
Aug 16 - 3:00 PM

The Pelicans have reportedly extended a training camp invite to Chris Copeland.

The Pelicans have a ton of depth at both forward spots, so it'll be tough for Copeland to find himself a spot on New Orleans' opening-night roster.
Aug 11 - 7:11 PM

Chris Copeland will take part in the San Antonio Spurs mini camp.

The 32-year-old should be able to get a camp invite as the Spurs camp will be the second free agent camp he's attended in June, but will be nothing more than a bench player even if he's able to land on an NBA roster. Copeland can be ignored in all fantasy leagues.
Jun 14 - 10:04 AM

Chris Copeland attended the Rockets' free agent mini-camp this week.

The 32-year-old sharpshooter was waived by both the Bucks and Magic this season, but he should be able to at least get a camp invite this summer. Some other notable names at the camp were Peyton Siva, Ray McCallum, Phil Pressey, Alex Kirk and Greg Whittington.
Jun 4 - 10:04 AM

The Magic have waived F Chris Copeland.

The Magic acquired Copeland with the sole purpose of waiving him in order to reach the salary cap floor, so mission complete. He'll likely earn another NBA contract, but isn't a fantasy option in any setting.
Feb 25 - 5:32 PM

The Magic plan to waive Chris Copeland, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports.

The Magic claimed Copeland off waivers from the Bucks on Wednesday, but reportedly plan to waive him within the next 24 hours. The move was made to allow the Magic to reach the NBA salary floor and Copeland can continue to be ignored in standard fantasy leagues.
Feb 25 - 9:41 AM

The Magic have reportedly claimed Chris Copeland off waivers.

Copeland will add some frontcourt depth to the Orlando roster, where he'll compete for reserve minutes with the likes of Ersan Ilyasova and Andrew Nicholson. Copeland is not a fantasy option in most leagues.
Feb 24 - 5:12 PM

Bucks waive F Chris Copeland.

Copeland really never got off the ground in Milwaukee, and he'll now look for his next NBA home.
Source: NBA.com
Feb 22 - 11:33 AM

The Bucks have reportedly waived Chris Copeland in order to make room for Steve Novak on the roster.

Copeland had fallen out of the rotation in Milwaukee, and it's unlikely he has any fantasy value in his next destination. Leave him on the wire.
Feb 21 - 5:29 PM

The Bucks could cut Chris Copeland to create a roster spot for Steve Novak.

Optimus Cope gained some fans in Indiana and New York, but he's not a lock to wind up on any team. Leave Copeland on the wire.
Feb 20 - 4:54 PM

Despite starting for the Bucks on Wednesday, Chris Copeland only had eight points, two 3-pointers, two rebounds and one steal in 19 minutes.

He's not a good defender and his role will be even smaller once Giannis Antetokounmpo (suspension) returns, and especially when Jabari Parker (knee) gets back on the court. Ignore Copeland.
Thu, Oct 29, 2015 12:36:00 AM

Chris Copeland will start on Wednesday against the Knicks.

Copeland got off to a blazing start last season before he eventually fell out of the rotation in Indiana, so he actually may have a chance to provide some short-term value in deeper leagues with Jabari Parker (knee) still on the shelf. Give the streaky shooter a look if you need a couple 3-pointers.
Wed, Oct 28, 2015 06:27:00 PM

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