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Walter Tavares Signs Multi-Year Deal With Hawks

Jul 2, 2015 1:06 PM

The Atlanta Hawks and Walter Tavares have agreed upon a multiyear contract.

Tavares was a 2014 second round pick by the Hawks.

Tavares, 7'3, has been played in Spain.

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Paul Millsap Agrees Upon Three-Year, $58M Deal With Hawks

Jul 1, 2015 6:37 PM

Paul Millsap has agreed upon a three-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks worth more than $58 million, sources tell RealGM.

Millsap gets a player option for Year 3 of the deal.

Millsap also received a four-year, $80 million offer from the Orlando Magic.

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Draymond Green Breaks Off Contract Talks With Warriors

Jul 1, 2015 3:19 PM

Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors have for now broken off contract talks.

The Warriors met with Green and agent B.J. Armstrong in Los Angeles after 12:01 a.m. ET on Tuesday when NBA free agents could first begin negotiating with teams.

Green is now open to meetings with other franchises immediately.

The Warriors can still match any offer sheet Green signs because he is a restricted free agent.


Green's home state Detroit Pistons, the Atlanta Hawks and the Houston Rockets have shown interest in him.

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DeMarre Carroll Agrees To Four-Year, $60M Deal With Raptors

Jul 1, 2015 12:05 PM

DeMarre Carroll has agreed to sign with the Toronto Raptors on a four-year, $60 million deal.

Carroll had a breakout season with the Atlanta Hawks as a two-way small forward.

Jeff Zillgitt of the USA Today reports the Knicks were prepared to offer the same or similar deal to Carroll as the Raptors, but he preferred the outlook of Toronto.

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Spurs Trade Tiago Splitter To Hawks

Jul 1, 2015 11:56 AM

The San Antonio Spurs have agreed to trade Tiago Splitter to the Atlanta Hawks.

The Spurs needed to clear cap space to operate in free agency to agree upon a new deal with Danny Green and pursue LaMarcus Aldridge.

The Hawks now have a replacement for Paul Millsap should he sign with the Orlando Magic. DeMarre Carroll signed with the Toronto Raptors.

Splitter is 30 years old and won't become a free agent until 2017.

Atlanta had the cap space to absorb the contract of Splitter.

Brian Windhorst reports Atlanta may have to make a second maneuver or cut Austin Daye and Mike Muscala, who have non-guaranteed contracts, but it is still in position to have as much as $18 million in cap space even with the Splitter acquisition.

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Paul Millsap Receives Four-Year, $80M Offers From Magic, Hawks

Jul 1, 2015 10:17 AM

Paul Millsap and the Orlando Magic met immediately when free agency began and he was offered a four-year, $80 million max contract.

Millsap spent the past two seasons with the Atlanta Hawks, who offered him the same contract.

Millsap has also received interest from the New York Knicks, Indiana Pacers and Dallas Mavericks, but he does not plan to meet with those teams.

Previously, Millsap was paid $9.5 million per season with the Hawks.

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Draymond Green Open To Face-To-Face Visits; Pistons, Rockets, Hawks Expected To Show Interest

Jun 29, 2015 12:44 AM

Draymond Green said he would do his due diligence with all suitors when free agency arrives Wednesday and is open to face-to-face team visits with serious free agent opportunities.

Along with the Golden State Warriors and Detroit Pistons, the Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets are also expected to be among the teams interested in Green, according to a source.

"The one thing I've been taught is to go into this thing with no expectations," Green said. "When you do, that's when it gets frustrating. That's when it gets stressful. I just want to have fun and enjoy this process.

"So I'm not going in there with no expectations for this or expectations for that. That would take away the enjoyment. And that's what I want, I want to enjoy this."

Green arrived in Los Angeles on Sunday to meet with his agent, B.J. Armstrong.

"When [Armstrong] talks I just start laughing at him," Green said. "To hear my name mentioned like that [financially], to hear that type of stuff, it brings me back to moments like when I grew up in Saginaw, Michigan where my mom made about $14,000-$15,000 per year. It's surreal. It's like a joke and I can't believe it.

"At some point I will believe it. But it's like, 'Wow.' Who would have imagined this? You have these big goals. You hope this and hope that. You want to believe it, but it seems so far-fetched. To be in this moment, this position, it's like, 'Wow.' "

When asked about his time with the Warriors, Green said, "It was fun. I built relationships that will last a lifetime. They're a first-class organization. I had a great experience, but that probably won't change."

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Knicks Trade Tim Hardaway Jr. To Hawks For Jerian Grant

Jun 25, 2015 9:43 PM

The New York Knicks have agreed to trade Tim Hardaway Jr. to the Atlanta Hawks for the draft rights to Jerian Grant out of Notre Dame with the 19th overall pick.

The Hawks traded down from the 15th pick to acquire the Washington Wizards' pick.

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Mavericks Targeting Danny Green As Monta Ellis Pursues Deal On East Coast

Jun 24, 2015 1:04 PM

As Monta Ellis pursues a new deal on the east coast, the Dallas Mavericks are targeting San Antonio Spurs free agent Danny Green, league sources told RealGM.

Ellis plans to discuss a long-term contract with the Atlanta Hawks and Miami Heat in free agency after opting out of the final year of his contract on Wednesday, sources told RealGM. He had an option worth $8.72 million.

As the prime template of a three-and-defense player in today's NBA, Green could command around $10 to $12 million annually as an unrestricted free agent, a former second-round NBA draft selection who will land his first major contract.

Green holds the NBA Finals record for three-pointers set in 2013. Green has a strong desire to return to the Spurs, sources said, but free agency could hold more lucrative deals elsewhere.

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Hawks' New Uniforms Leaked (Photos)

Jun 24, 2015 11:19 AM

The Atlanta Hawks' new uniforms for the 15-16 season leaked on Tuesday via Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

On social media, the Hawks' uniforms drew comparisons to Oak Hill Academy and the McDonald's High School All-American Game editions.

The new uniforms contain volt green in addition to their classic red and yellow.


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Dunc'd On Basketball Pod: Dan Feldman On Cavs, Hawks' Offseasons
Dan Feldman joins Nate Duncan to break down the offseason ahead for the Cavaliers and Hawks while digesting the latest NBA news.

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Law Firm Finds No Evidence Of Bias In Ferry's Comments About Deng
Danny Ferry has maintained he was reading from a scouting report prepared by a third party.

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Hawks, DeAndre Kane Commit To Summer League, Plan To Discuss Possible Deal In July
The Hawks and DeAndre Kane have reached a summer league agreement and plan to discuss further on a possible deal in July, league sources told RealGM.

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Hawks Part Ways With Danny Ferry, Promote Budenholzer
The Hawks have agreed to a buyout with Danny Ferry with Mike Budenholzer assuming the role of head of basketball operations.

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DeMarre Carroll Could Get Four-Year, $50M Deal In Free Agency
DeMarre Carroll emerged from defensive specialist to also become a strong player on offense with his three-point shooting and playmaking at small forward.

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Hawks Not Expected To Bring Back Danny Ferry
Mike Budenholzer is expected to receive a new contract with increased responsibility and Wes Wilcox likely will be at the top of the basketball operations department.

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Thabo Sefolosha: Police Injured Me, Damaged My Reputation
Thabo Sefolosha discussed the physical and mental toll that his leg fracture had, stemming from the incident with the NYPD.

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Korver Believes In Hawks' Vision, Has More Fun Than Experience On Teams 'All About One Guy'
Kyle Korver was on the Chicago Bulls when Derrick Rose won MVP and prefers playing in the Hawks' team-oriented system.

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Hawks Offered Paul Millsap, DeMarre Carroll Longer Deals In 2013
The Hawks signed Paul Millsap and DeMarre Carroll on cheap two-year contracts in 2013, but the length of those deals are problematic as they are now free agents after outperforming those deals.

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Kyle Korver Undergoes Ankle Surgery, Out Three Months
Kyle Korver had surgery to repair ligament damage in his right ankle.

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DeMarre Carroll Won't Need Surgery Ahead Of Free Agency
The high appraisal for DeMarre Carroll is four years and $50 million in free agency.

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Al Horford Faces No Additional Discipline From Game 3 Incident
Al Horford elbowed Matthew Dellavedova shortly before halftime and was ejected.

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal Constitution

Kyle Korver Awaiting Second Opinion On Possible Ankle Surgery
Kyle Korver has yet to visit a foot and ankle specialist for a second opinion on the injury.

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Kyle Korver Out For Playoffs, May Need Ankle Surgery
Kyle Korver was injured when he and Matthew Dellavedova got tangled up chasing a loose ball.

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal Constitution

Conference Finals Points Per 100 Possessions (Games 1-2)
The Cavaliers have held the Hawks under 100 points per 100 possessions in both Games 1 and 2.

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DeMarre Carroll To Start Game 2
DeMarre Carroll will play in Game 2 and will start.

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Report: DeMarre Carroll Won't Play Game 2
DeMarre Carroll suffered a knee injury in Game 1 late in the fourth quarter.

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Kyrie Irving: I Just Don't Have It Right Now
With his mobility limited, Kyrie Irving may have to rely on jumpers.

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DeMarre Carroll's Left Knee Has No Structural Damage
DeMarre Carroll is listed as day-to-day.

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Team-By-Team Points Per 100 Possessions (Games 1-6)
All four Conference Semifinals have played six games with the Warriors, Cavaliers and Hawks eliminating the Grizzlies, Bulls and Wizards, while the Clippers and Rockets will meet in Game 7.

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