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Austin Daye Signs 2nd 10-Day Contract With Hawks

Mar 25, 2015 1:33 PM

Austin Daye signed a second 10-day contract with the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, the team announced.

Daye was previously on a 10-day deal.

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Thabo Sefolosha Set For Return After Two-Month Absence

Mar 19, 2015 9:07 PM

Thabo Sefolosha will return to the Atlanta Hawks' lineup on Sunday against the San Antonio Spurs, league sources tell RealGM.

Barring a setback, Sefolosha will return to action for the first time in nearly two months after suffering a severe strain of his right calf.

Sefolosha signed with the Hawks in the offseason.

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Kyle Korver Breaks Nose

Mar 16, 2015 12:01 PM

Kyle Korver exited Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers with 8:59 remaining in the second quarter with a nose injury.  

A preliminary examination at Staples Center revealed a broken nose. He will not travel with the team to Sacramento and will be re-evaluated tomorrow in Los Angeles. His status will be updated as appropriate.

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Mike Scott Has Fractured Toe

Mar 14, 2015 2:49 PM

Mike Scott suffered a left toe injury against the Denver Nuggets on March 11 that was initially diagnosed as a strain.

After further consultation and an MRI examination, taken on Friday at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Phoenix, a fracture of his left great toe was revealed.

Scott will see a foot specialist at Peachtree Orthopaedics in Atlanta on Monday to determine the appropriate course of action. A timeline for his return will be updated at a later date.

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Austin Daye To Sign 10-Day Contract With Hawks

Mar 14, 2015 1:50 PM

Austin Daye will sign a 10-day contract with the Atlanta Hawks, according to sources.

Daye has played for Erie of the NBA D-League.

Daye was released by the San Antonio Spurs earlier in the season.

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Pero Antic, Hawks Share Interest For New Deal

Mar 12, 2015 1:59 PM

Pero Antic wants to remain with the Atlanta Hawks as a free agent in the offseason, and the interest is mutual.

Antic is in his second season with the Hawks after signing a two-year, $2.45 million deal.

“He’s a good part of our core, our substance, our locker room,” Mike Budenholzer said. “Then, the way he plays on the court, I think he’s done a ton to be somebody you want to be a part of your team going forward.

“The summer and free agency is a ways off but we love him.”

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Budenholzer Played Big Role In Hawks' Decision To Re-Sign Jeff Teague

Mar 10, 2015 2:50 PM

Mike Budenholzer played a big role in the Atlanta Hawks' decision to keep Jeff Teague in restricted free agency in 2013.

Budenholzer had been hired as head coach of the Hawks just shortly before that offseason. Budenholzer had scouted Teague coming out of Wake Forest and had met him through Brett Brown.

Teague's father, Shawn Teague, was a teammate of Brown when they were both at Boston University playing for a young Rick Pitino.

Teague's talents had been previously wasted under Larry Drew. Drew had been let go as head coach of the Hawks and wanted to sign him now that he was with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Teague eventually re-signed with the Hawks on a four-year, $32 million deal.

After Budenholzer was hired, he called Teague and said, “We’re going to do something totally different than what you’re used to.”

Teague was initially reluctant to Budenholzer's version of the read-and-react offense.

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Hawks Expected To Sell For More Than $900 Million

Mar 4, 2015 8:36 PM

At least one group bidding on the Atlanta Hawks is prepared to pay in excess of $900 million for the franchise.

Mark Rachesky, chairman of Lionsgate Entertainment, has emerged as the most recent bidder for the Hawks.

Rachesky is not known to have previously expressed interest in purchasing a sports franchise, but he is regarded as a protégé of activist investor Carl Icahn.

Groups and individuals interested in the buying the Hawks, as well as the team's current ownership, were required to signed nondisclosure agreements which prevent them from commenting on the sale process.‎


The Hawks were valued in 2014 by Forbes at $425 million, but that figure was circulated before Steve Ballmer's purchase of the Clippers for a staggering $2 billion in a bidding process.

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Ray Allen Decides Not To Play In 14-15 Season

Mar 4, 2015 2:46 PM

Ray Allen has decided not to play this season.

Allen will reassess his status for the 15-16 season. 

Allen received interest from many title contenders, most notably the Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks. The Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies, San Antonio Spurs and Chicago Bulls also registered interest in Allen.

“Over the past several months, I have taken a lot of time to deliberate what is best for me,” Allen said. “I’ve ultimately decided that I will not play this NBA season. I’m going to take the remainder of this season, as well as the upcoming off-season, to reassess my situation, spend time with my family and determine if I will play in the 2015-16 season.”

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Hawks To Sign Jarell Eddie On 10-Day Contract

Mar 4, 2015 8:02 AM

The Atlanta Hawks have reached agreement on a 10-day contract with Jarell Eddie of the NBA Development League’s Austin Spurs, league sources told RealGM.

Eddie -- the champion of the D-League’s Three-Point Shootout at All-Star weekend -- will join the NBA-leading Hawks on Thursday. Atlanta, which had one open roster spot, became the first team to clinch a playoff berth on Tuesday.

After a 37-percent three-point shooting season as a senior at Virginia Tech, Eddie has worked extensively on his stroke and made himself an accurate outside threat.

The 6-foot-7 forward has shot 42.2 percent from three-point range while averaging 12.1 points with Austin this season, attempting over six 3’s per game.

Eddie, 23, went unselected in last June’s NBA Draft. He appeared in the July Summer League with the Washington Wizards, and signed a training camp deal with Atlanta in October. Upon his release from Atlanta, Eddie briefly joined the Boston Celtics on a waiver claim.

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Warriors, Hawks, Blazers In Top-10 On Both Offense, Defense
Fourteen other teams are in the top-10 in either offensive or defensive efficiency.

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Kyle Korver Named To All-Star Game
Kyle Korver is averaging 12.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 33.2 minutes (52 starts), and is second in the NBA in effective FG% (.707).

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Hawks Trade Adreian Payne To Wolves For 2017 First Rounder
The Hawks have agreed to send Adreian Payne to the Wolves for a 2017 lottery protected first round pick.

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Ray Allen To Make Decision Following All-Star Weekend
Ray Allen's potential role with a team is expected to be a deciding factor.

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Hawks Enter Mix Of Teams Interested In Ray Allen
Ray Allen is expected to make a decision soon after the All-Star break.

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Hawks' Starting Five, James Harden Named Players Of The Month
The Hawks start Paul Millsap, Jeff Teague, Al Horford, Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll.

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Mike Budenholzer, Steve Kerr Named NBA Coaches Of Month For January
Mike Budenholzer guided the Hawks to a 17-0 record in January while Steve Kerr's Warriors went 12-3.

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Hawks' New Ownership Likely To Resolve Danny Ferry Situation
Danny Ferry will likely remain on leave throughout the season.

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Thabo Sefolosha Out 6-8 Weeks With Calf Strain
Thabo Sefolosha has averaged 5.1 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1 steal in 19 minutes per game this season.

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Budenholzer, Kerr To Coach All-Star Game
The Hawks and Warriors have each clinched the best record in their respective conferences for games played through Feb. 1.

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Average NBA Franchise Valuation Now More Than $1 Billion
There are now 11 NBA teams worth at least $1 billion, compared to three a year ago.

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Al Horford, Mo Williams Named NBA Players Of The Week
Al Horford and Mo Williams have been named the NBA Players of the Week.

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Quincy Miller Meeting With Pacers, Hawks, Thunder, Spurs
Quincy Miller is currently playing with the Reno Bighorns.

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Hansen, Tull Planning Separate Bids To Buy Hawks For Seattle
The Hawks are for sale and their current owners would like the team to remain in Georgia.

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Kevin Durant, Jeff Teague Named NBA Players Of Week
Kevin Durant helped the Thunder to a 2-0 week.

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Mike Budenholzer, Terry Stotts Named NBA Coaches Of December
Mike Budenholzer of the Hawks and Terry Stotts of the Blazers have been named the NBA Coaches of the Month for December.

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100 Percent Of Atlanta Hawks To Be Sold
The Hawks will be officially on the market next week.

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Budenholzer: DeMarre Carroll Sets Tone, Identity For Hawks' Defense
DeMarre Carroll is the best player on defense for Mike Budenholzer, routinely guarding the opposing team's best perimeter scorer.

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Hawks' Ownership Search Moving Very Slowly
The Hawks' ownership search is moving very slowly, according to a source.

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Al Horford, LaMarcus Aldridge Named NBA Players Of The Week
Al Horford and LaMarcus Aldridge have been named the NBA's Players of the Week for games played between Dec. 15-Dec. 21.

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