Stories tagged with: NBA

December 16, 2014 - 10:38pm
41 weeks 4 days ago

An NBA Star and Zanesville native is giving back to the community in a big way.

Kevin Martin of the Minnesota Timberwolves held his annual wrapping party Tuesday evening. 10 area families in need are chosen and gifts are then bought and wrapped for the members of those families by area students and friends and family of Martin. This year, Martin asked Tim McHugh to collaborate with him. McHugh shared his thoughts on the motivation behind the giving.

"Well, part of it I think...

November 21, 2014 - 5:35pm
45 weeks 1 day ago

Zanesville grad and Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Kevin Martin is out indefinitely with a fractured wrist, the team announced today.

Ironically, the 34-year-old turned in one of the best performances of his career after sustaining the injury to the wrist of his shooting hand in Minnesota's 115-99 win over the Knicks on Wednesday.

Martin injured his wrist when he was fouled shooting a 3-pointer in the first quarter of the game. He scored 34 points the rest of the way to...

July 2, 2013 - 8:19pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

Zanesville native Kevin Martin has been through contract negotiations before but for the first time it wasn't to resign with his current team. The former Blue Devil became a free agent Monday and now has a new home according to multiple reports.

Minnesota has agreed to a four year contract with Martin worth between 28 and 30 million dollars. The terms of the deal have not been released officially but Martin would be making close to seven million dollars annually.

Martin will be...

March 9, 2012 - 6:21pm
3 years 3 days ago

An NBA legend spoke to hundreds of high school students from across the state.

Jerry Lucas spoke to an audience of 600 future educators who gathered at Muskingum University for the annual State Conference of the Future Educators Association of Ohio.

Lucas has cultivated many memory retention techniques which he shared with students Friday.

He said everybody has the ability to have super memory abilities.

"We all have the ability to store pictures in our mind. If...

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