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Hawks Re-Sign Shelvin Mack

The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed Shelvin Mack.

"Shelvin has proven himself to be an excellent fit in our program,” Ferry said. “On the court, he plays well within our system and possesses a toughness and level of unselfishness that we truly value," Ferry said. "At 24, he is still a young player with the type of work ethic that can allow him to continue to keep getting better." 

In 73 games for the Hawks last season (11 starts), Mack averaged 7.5 points, 3.7 assists (second on the team) and 2.2 rebounds in 20.4 minutes while ranking seventh in the NBA in assist/turnover ratio (3.04).

Via RealGM Staff Report

Lamar Patterson Signs With Tofas SC

Lamar Patterson has signed with Tofas, a Turkish club, for the 2014-15 season.

Patterson was the second round choice of the Atlanta Hawks in this year's NBA draft.

“Lamar is in a good position to continue his development while playing meaningful minutes for a strong professional program next season," Danny Ferry said in a statement on Tuesday. "We have a great respect for the international game and will be closely monitoring Lamar’s progress with Tofas.”

Via RealGM Staff Report

Hawks Hire Neven Spahija As Assistant Coach

The Atlanta Hawks have named Neven Spahija an assistant coach.

“Neven is one of the most successful coaches in Europe and we’re thrilled to add him to our staff,” said Hawks Head Coach Mike Budenholzer. “As an organization, we have great respect for international basketball and we will benefit tremendously from his perspective and his wealth of experience.”

Spahija, a Croatia native and former Croatian Coach of the Year with nearly 30 years international coaching experience, was most recently head coach of Cibona Zagreb (Croatia) last season. From 2010-12, Spahija led Fenerbahce Ulker (Turkey), winning a Turkish Basketball League and Turkish Cup championship in 2010-11 after directing the club to a 27-3 regular season mark.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Mike Scott Agrees Upon Three-Year, $10M Deal With Hawks

Mike Scott has agreed upon a three-year, $10 million deal to re-sign with the Atlanta Hawks.

Scott is a restricted free agent this offseason.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Stephen Holt Signs With German Team

Stephen Holt has signed a professional contract with a team in Germany.

Holt, who averaged 8.6 points in the Las Vegas summer league, passed on a training camp invitation from the Atlanta Hawks.

Holt hopes to play for the Hawks again in summer league next year.

Via Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Nets Sold Kyle Korver To Cover 2003 Summer League, Purchase Copy Machine

The then-New Jersey Nets picked Kyle Korver with the 51st overall selection in the 2003 NBA Draft and sold his draft rights to the Philadelphia 76ers for $125,000.

The cash covered the Nets' Summer League bill and they spent the leftover money on a new copy machine.

Korver developed into one of the NBA's most valued swingmen.

“We gave away a good player for summer league,” says Rod Thorn, the Nets GM at the time. “It was just one of those things we had to do. At least, that’s how I rationalized it.”

“The game over the last four or five years has become so much more suited to the way he plays today,” says Jerry Sloan, who coached Korver in Utah.

Multiple current GMs say passing on Korver in the draft ranks as one of the worst mistakes of their respective careers.

Via Zach Lowe/Grantland

Paul Millsap Receives Invitation For Team USA

Paul Millsap has been invited to the Team USA camp in Las Vegas.

The United States has a shortage of frontcourt players after both Blake Griffin and Kevin Love withdrew from participating.

Via Marc Stein/ESPN

Shelvin Mack Agrees To Three-Year, $7.3M Deal With Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks and Shelvin Mack have agreed upon a three-year, $7.3 million deal.

The Hawks own a team option in the third season.

Mack has been a restricted free agent after averaging 7.5 points and 3.7 assists per game.

Mack was the 34th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft out of Butler.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Suns Making Bid To Sign Luol Deng

The Phoenix Suns are making a bid to sign Luol Deng.

Deng has also been in contact with the Miami Heat since LeBron James announced his departure on Friday and are pushing for a deal to be completed.

The Atlanta Hawks have also been interested in signing Deng.

Update: Brian Windhorst of ESPN reports on Sunday morning that Deng and the Heat remain far apart on salary as he continues to turn down an offer of $10 million per season.

Via Marc Stein/ESPN

Kent Bazemore, Hawks Reach Two-Year, $4M Guaranteed Deal

Kent Bazemore has reached agreement on a $4 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, fully guaranteed over two seasons, a league source told RealGM.

Bazemore had fielded interest from several team and held meetings this week, and he traveled to Atlanta for a visit to the Hawks. The Los Angeles Lakers and Charlotte Hornets made late pushes for Bazemore, a source said.

An athletic, 6-foot-5 combo guard, Bazemore had been part of the Golden State Warriors’ developing core of players before his trade to the Los Angeles Lakers last season. In 23 games and 15 starts for the Lakers, Bazemore averaged 13.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists.

Out of Old Dominion, Bazemore, 25, has played three NBA seasons. The Hawks have replenished their backcourt with lengthy guards in Bazemore and Thabo Sefolosha.

ESPN first reported Bazemore's deal with the Hawks.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Atlanta Hawks Archives

Hawks Waive John Salmons

John Salmons was acquired by the Hawks to create cap space.

Thabo Sefolosha Agrees To Three-Year, $12M Deal With Hawks

Thabo Sefolosha has reached agreement on a three-year, $12 million contract with the Hawks, league sources told RealGM.

Cartier Martin Agrees To One-Year Deal With Pistons

Cartier Martin averaged 5.6 points in 14.7 minutes per game last season for the Hawks while shooting 39.1 percent on three.

Kent Bazemore Receives Personal Call From Brad Stevens, Interest Elsewhere

Kent Bazemore also received free-agent interest from the Mavericks and Hawks.

Mavericks, Hawks, Clippers, Heat, Lakers, Bulls Reach Out To Luol Deng

Luol Deng is a free agent for the first time in his career.

John Salmons, Hawks Agree To Extend Waiver Deadline To July 10

The Hawks won’t release newly acquired swingman John Salmons on Monday and agreed to extend his waiver deadline.

Hawks Interested In Luol Deng

The Hawks will have at least $15 million in cap space.

Raptors Acquire Lou Williams, Nogueira From Hawks For Salmons

The Raptors have acquired Lou Williams and Bebe Nogueira from the Hawks for John Salmons.

Heat, Hawks Could Join Pursuit Of Carmelo Anthony

The Hawks would have to clear approximately $10 million to $12 million to sign Carmelo Anthony to a max contract.

Kings Interested In Schröder, Knight With No. 8 Pick As Trade Chip

The Kings are looking to add a player that can contribute in a meaningful way immediately.

Cavaliers Interested In Love, Noah, Aldridge, Horford

The Cavaliers are interested in acquiring an established All-Star big via trade.

Elton Brand To Return For 16th NBA Season

Elton Brand appeared in 73 games on a $4 million contract with the Hawks.

Kings To Put No. 8 Pick On Trade Block

The Kings will put the pick up on the trade block in search of a veteran player ready to contribute immediately.

Mike Scott, Shelvin Mack Hope To Re-Sign With Hawks

Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack said they hope to re-sign with the Hawks as free agents this offseason.

Hawks Expected To Be Interested In Greg Monroe

The Pistons' frontcourt of Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond and Josh Smith struggled during the 13-14 season.

Hawks Bring Back Pacman Logo

The Hawks unveiled the club’s new secondary logo on Thursday, an evolved interpretation of the iconic and classic team mark that was used from 1972-95

Quin Snyder Emerges As Candidate For Jazz

Snyder is currently assistant coach for the Hawks.

RealGM Radio: Mega NBA Playoffs Preview

Daniel Leroux previews the NBA Playoffs with Beckley Mason, Nate Duncan, Shams Charania and Arturo Galletti.

Spurs, Clippers, Thunder, Heat, Warriors Finish In Top-5 In Efficiency Differential

The Spurs scored 110.5 points per 100 possession while allowing 102.4 points per 100 possessions.

Jeff Teague, Monta Ellis Named NBA Players Of The Week

Monta Ellis averaged 25.7 points, 4.7 assists and 51.6 percent field-goal shooting in three games.
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