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Hawks Request Waivers On Lamar Patterson

Feb 26, 2017 6:35 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on Lamar Patterson

The team and Patterson agreed to his release to allow Patterson to address a personal matter.

Patterson was signed after the trade deadline.

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Hawks Suspend Dennis Schroder One Game After Delay Waiting For New Visa

Feb 24, 2017 1:59 PM

Dennis Schroder has been suspended one game by the Atlanta Hawks after returning late from the All-Star break.

Schroder told reporters Friday that he returned to his native Germany for the break but did not have a visa on his new passport. Schroder needed to go to Berlin to obtain a new one, causing him to miss Atlanta's practices Wednesday and Thursday.

"I replaced my passport and didn't realize that I had to put my new visa in there," he said, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. "The Hawks organization and the NBA tried to get me as soon as possible a meeting with the consulate. We didn't make it in time. I'm sorry for me, my teammates and the organization."

The Hawks apparently were not satisfied with Schroder's explanation for his late return.

"Dennis has played an important role for our team and been a significant contributor to our success this season," Mike Budenholzer said in a statement. "We are disappointed that he did not return to the team on time and we have discussed this with him. We look forward to him rejoining the team in Orlando tomorrow night."


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Hawks To Sign Lamar Patterson, Ryan Kelly For Remainder Of Season

Feb 23, 2017 8:30 PM

The Atlanta Hawks will sign Lamar Patterson and Ryan Kelly to contracts for the remainder of the season.

Patterson recently signed two 10-day contracts with the team. The last contract expired on Feb. 17, during the NBA All-Star break.

Kelly was with the Hawks during training camp but released before the regular season on Oct. 18. He was brought back and signed on Oct. 31. He was later waived on Jan. 6.

The Hawks had one open roster spot at the trade deadline after not immediately signing Patterson for the remainder of the season. They created a second open roster spot by trading Mike Scott to the Suns.

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Hawks Made Aggressive Offers For Jimmy Butler, Paul George

Feb 23, 2017 5:41 PM

The Atlanta Hawks pursued trades for both Jimmy Butler and Paul George at the deadline.

Atlanta made aggressive offers built around a package of draft picks with more than three first rounders discussed. The Hawks own all of their own first round picks as well as future firsts from the Wolves and Cavs.

The Indiana Pacers and Chicago Bulls decided to keep Butler and George respectively.

The Hawks have been stuck between rebuilding and continuing to contend as they decided to keep Paul Millsap at the deadline.

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Hawks Trade Mike Scott To Suns

Feb 23, 2017 4:57 PM

The Atlanta Hawks traded Mike Scott to the Phoenix Suns.

The deal generated a $3.3 million traded player exception for the Hawks.

Scott has played sparingly this season. Scott missed the start of the season after undergoing several non-surgical procedures on this left knee. 

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Hawks Trade Tiago Splitter, Two 2nd Rounders To 76ers For Ersan Ilyasova

Feb 22, 2017 7:28 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers are finalizing a trade to send Ersan Ilyasova to the Atlanta Hawks for a second round picks, the right to swap on another and Tiago Splitter.

Splitter has struggled with injuries since the Hawks acquired him from the San Antonio Spurs in 2015.

For the 76ers, the move will free up minutes for Dario Saric.

The 76ers acquired Ilyasova from the Oklahoma City in October along with a first round pick in exchange for Jerami Grant.

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Hawks On Record That Paul Millsap Won't Be Traded

Feb 13, 2017 5:08 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have reiterated that Paul Millsap won't be traded before the deadline.

Millsap can become a free agent this offseason.

“He’s not going anywhere,” said Mike Budenholzer. “You can write that.”

The Hawks solicited potential offers for Millsap early last month as the team had a 16-16 record and appeared to be headed to a rebuild mode. A seven-game win streak brought trade talks to an end.

The Hawks informed teams that Millsap was no longer available. Millsap said he was informed by team management, including Budenholzer, that he would not be traded.

Millsap said Monday that he was relieved to know his immediate future with the latest acknowledgement.

“Bud has been a man of his word,” Millsap said. “He has always shot it straight with me, always been honest with me. I take his word for what it is. It’s refreshing to know I’m not going anywhere and I’ll be on this team until the end of the year.

“Now, I’ve got to make it work. Stick to basketball and try to get wins.”

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Hawks Uninterested In Making Major Deadline Move

Feb 9, 2017 12:54 PM

The Atlanta Hawks do not appear interested in making a major roster move before the trade deadline, according to a source.

The Hawks appeared close to dealing Paul Millsap shortly after New Year's before pulling him from the market.

Atlanta has lost Al Horford, DeMarre Carroll, Jeff Teague and Kyle Korver via free agency and trade over the past two offseasons.

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Hawks Sign Lamar Patterson To 2nd 10-Day Contract

Feb 8, 2017 11:33 AM

The Atlanta Hawks have signed guard/forward Lamar Patterson to a second 10-day contract.

Patterson was signed to his first 10-day contract on January 29, 2017.

Patterson has appeared in three games for the Hawks, averaging 2.0 points and 1.3 rebounds in 6.8 minutes.

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Hawks Sign Lamar Patterson To 10-Day Contract

Jan 29, 2017 2:24 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have signed guard/forward Lamar Patterson to a 10-day contract.

Patterson was with the Sacramento Kings in training camp this season and most recently played in 28 games for the Reno Bighorns of the NBA Development League, where he averaged 24.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 2.0 steals in 35.8 minutes.

He ranked fourth in the D-League in scoring, 12th in assists and tied for 12th in steals.

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Teams Believe Hawks Will Revisit Paul Millsap Trade Talks
Paul Millsap will be a free agent in 2017 and the Hawks are reticent to let him leave without compensation.

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Pelicans, Hawks Held Exploratory Dwight Howard Trade Talks
The level of interest from New Orleans is unclear and there was not unanimous support within the organization in trading for Dwight Howard.

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Hawks Trade Mo Williams To Nuggets
The move gets the Nuggets closer to the salary floor with Mo Williams' $2.2 million salary.

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Hawks Expected To Sign Gary Neal To 10-Day Contract
Gary Neal played under Mike Budenholzer ‎when both were with the Spurs.

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RealGM Radio: Hawks With KL Chouinard
Host Danny Leroux and KL Chouinard of go in depth on the Atlanta Hawks.

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Wes Wilcox Disciplined By Hawks For Racial Remark At Season Ticket Event
Nzinga Shaw said Wes Wilcox's incident was taken "very seriously," and was optimistic that it wouldn't derail the positive things the Hawks have done of late.

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Hawks Tell Paul Millsap He Won't Be Traded
Paul Millsap said he's looking forward to focusing on basketball the rest of the season.

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Hawks Pull Paul Millsap From Trade Market
Wes Wilcox started informing teams Monday afternoon that the Hawks were no longer working to unload Paul Millsap.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Mike Dunleavy Ready To Join Hawks
Mike Dunleavy has made peace with joining the Hawks after speaking with Mike Budenholzer about his role with the club.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Warriors, Rockets Have Interest In Mike Dunleavy Jr. If Bought Out
The Warriors drafted Mike Dunleavy with the third overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft.

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Magic Tried To Trade For Paul Millsap Before Doing Serge Ibaka Deal
The Magic have tried to acquire Paul Millsap in 2012, 2015 and 2016.

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Mike Dunleavy Jr. Has Yet To Report To Hawks, Seeks Buyout
The Hawks would like to keep Mike Dunleavy after they were unable to find a third team to take him as part of the Kyle Korver deal.

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Hawks Seek At Least One Quality First Rounder For Paul Millsap
Paul Millsap will be an unrestricted free agent in the offseason, which gives teams pause considering he will either be a rental or incredibly expensive to re-sign.

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Mike Budenholzer: No Assumptions Should Be Made About Hawks Rebuilding
Mike Budenholzer dismissed the notion that the Hawks' trade of Kyle Korver to a Cavaliers' team that has eliminated them from the playoffs in each of the past two seasons necessarily signals a change in the direction of the franchise.

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Cavs Acquire Kyle Korver From Hawks For Dunleavy, Mo Williams, 1st Round Pick
The Cavaliers sent Mike Dunleavy, Mo Williams, cash considerations and a protected first round draft pick (first possible pick is Cleveland's 2019 first round pick for Kyle Korver.

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Hawks Waive Ryan Kelly
Ryan Kelly has appeared in nine games this season with the Hawks.

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Hawks Trying To Trade Tim Hardaway Jr. For 2nd Round Picks
Tim Hardaway is averaging 11.3 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 21.9 minutes per game this season for the Hawks.

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Kings, Raptors, Nuggets, 76ers Interested In Paul Millsap
The Kings are "very interested" in Paul Millsap as are a number of other teams.

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal Consitution

Wes Wilcox Made Racial Joke During Hawks' Fan Event
Wes Wilcox's predecessor, Danny Ferry, read disparaging remarks from a scouting report on Luol Deng on a conference call.

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Hawks Active In Paul Millsap Trade Talks With Multiple Teams
Paul Millsap will be a free agent this offseason and the Hawks have been reticent to let him leave without compensation.

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