|Aug. 22 9:33 AM PT10:33 AM MT11:33 AM CT12:33 PM ET16:33 GMT12:33 AM 北京时间9:33 AM MST11:33 AM EST20:33 UAE17:3312:33 ET11:33 AM CT - Najera, the first Mexican-born player drafted in the NBA, has retired to become the coach of the NBA Development League's Texas Legends.
Analysis: Najera was picked by Houston in the second round in 2000. He played 12 NBA seasons with Dallas, Golden State, Denver, New Jersey and Charlotte. The Legends said Wednesday that Najera will now be the first Mexican-born head coach under the NBA umbrella. The deal also includes Najera becoming a minority owner of the Legends and holding a front-office position with the Mavericks.
|Apr. 6 6:24 PM PT7:24 PM MT8:24 PM CT9:24 PM ET1:24 GMT9:24 AM 北京时间6:24 PM MST8:24 PM EST5:24 UAE (+1)02:2421:24 ET8:24 PM CT - Najera left the Bobcats' game at Milwaukee in the second quarter Friday night after getting hit in the head and was taken to a hospital for an immediate scan.
Analysis: Najera left the game with 10:56 left in the second quater, pointing to his right eye after taking an elbow to the head.The Bobcats announced Najera has a fractured frontal lobe.
|Dec. 16 9:05 AM PT10:05 AM MT11:05 AM CT12:05 PM ET17:05 GMT1:05 AM 北京时间10:05 AM MST12:05 PM EST21:05 UAE17:0512:05 ET11:05 AM CT - Najera has had surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee and will miss 6-8 weeks. The team said Friday the injury was discovered during an MRI earlier in the week.
Analysis: Najera figured to play a reserve role this season. He played in 31 games last season for the Bobcats, averaging 2.2 points and 1.4 rebounds in 12 minutes.