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Mike Scott Charged With Drug Possession

Jul 30, 2015 8:42 PM

Mike Scott was arrested on Thursday after he was a passenger in a car in a high speed chase.

Police say they tried to pull over a 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe for a routine traffic stop but the truck drove off reaching speeds up to 98 miles per hour.

The car was stopped after a two-mile chase and they found more than an ounce of weed and 10 grams of MDMA.

The driver was charged with fleeing from cops, attempting to elude officers, following too closely and drug possession. 

Scott was charged with felony marijuana possession and possession of a schedule 1 drug. 

TMZ.com

Tags: Mike Scott, Atlanta Hawks, NBA

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Thabo Sefolosha Making Progress In Return From Broken Fibula

Jul 30, 2015 11:40 AM

With DeMarre Carroll leaving the Atlanta Hawks this offseason, Thabo Sefolosha figures to replace him at small forward in the starting lineup if he can recover from his broken right fibula.

Sefolosha was injured while being arrested by New York City Police in April 8th. Sefolosha had surgery for the broken leg and ligament damage on April 16 with an estimated time of recovery of six months. That timeframe should allow him back in the middle of training camp.

“I am doing better every day,” Sefolosha told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “The leg and ankle are feeling good but it is too early to say exactly when I’ll be back on the court.”

Sefolosha appeared in 52 games for the Hawks before the season-ending injury and averaged 5.3 points and 4.3 rebounds in 18.8 minutes a game. 

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tags: Thabo Sefolosha, Atlanta Hawks, NBA, NBA Injury

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Hawks Sign Lamar Patterson, Terran Petteway To Camp Deals

Jul 23, 2015 12:07 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have signed Lamar Patterson and Terran Petteway to partially guaranteed two-year minimum contracts.

Patterson averaged 13.1 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.6 steals in 25.9 minutes in Summer League.

“That’s the plan, that’s the goal,” Patterson said recently of a potential roster spot. “That’s why you play sports. You want there to be a battle. Whoever works the hardest usually comes out on top. Right now, I just want to show them how much I improved overseas.” 

Petteway appeared in all seven summer league games, including six starts. He averaged 10.9 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.0 steals in 26.0 minutes. 

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tags: Lamar Patterson, Terran Petteway, Atlanta Hawks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Pero Antic Signs Two-Year Deal With Fenerbahce Ulker

Jul 15, 2015 3:07 PM

Pero Antic has signed with Fenerbahce Ulker of Turkey on a two-year deal.

Antic spent the past two seasons with the Atlanta Hawks.

Antic previously played several seasons in Europe, including helping Olympiacos Piraeus of Greece win consecutive Euroleague titles in 2012 and '13.

ESPN

Tags: Pero Antic, Atlanta Hawks, Fenerbahce Ulker, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, International Teams

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Justin Holiday Signs Multi-Year Deal With Hawks

Jul 9, 2015 7:39 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have signed guard Justin Holiday to a multi-year contract.

“Justin's abilities on both ends of the court excited us as we looked to add depth on the wing,” Mike Budenholzer said. “His combination of length and versatility with a great work ethic give him a chance to be a solid contributor on the court, and his experience on a championship team this past season and his high-character will be great positives for our locker room.”

A two-year NBA veteran, Holiday played in 59 games (four starting assignments) last season for the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, averaging 4.3 points and 1.2 rebounds in 11.1 minutes. He also saw action in five postseason contests.

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: Justin Holiday, Atlanta Hawks, Golden State Warriors, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Hawks Waive Austin Daye

Jul 9, 2015 12:18 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on Austin Daye.

Daye signed consecutive 10-day contracts with Atlanta (March 15 and March 25) last season before signing a multi-year contract on April 4. He saw action in eight games with the Hawks, averaging 3.3 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 9.5 minutes per game.

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: Austin Daye, Atlanta Hawks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

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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.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Walter Tavares, Atlanta Hawks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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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.

Shams Charania/RealGM

Tags: Paul Millsap, Atlanta Hawks, Orlando Magic, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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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.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Draymond Green, Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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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.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Tags: DeMarre Carroll, Atlanta Hawks, Toronto Raptors, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Spurs Trade Tiago Splitter To Hawks
The Spurs needed to clear cap space to operate in free agency.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Paul Millsap Receives Four-Year, $80M Offers From Magic, Hawks
Paul Millsap and the Magic met immediately when free agency began.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Draymond Green Open To Face-To-Face Visits; Pistons, Rockets, Hawks Expected To Show Interest
Draymond Green said he would do his due diligence with all suitors when free agency arrives Wednesday.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Knicks Trade Tim Hardaway Jr. To Hawks For Jerian Grant
Jerian Grant will join the Knicks with the 19th pick.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Mavericks Targeting Danny Green As Monta Ellis Pursues Deal On East Coast
The Maveicks are targeting Spurs free agent Danny Green, league sources told RealGM

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

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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.

Kevin Arnovitz, Brian Windhorst/ESPN

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.

Shams Charania/RealGM

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.

Kevin Arnovitz/ESPN

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.

Kevin Arnovitz/ESPN

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.

Jeff Schultz/Atlanta Journal Constitution

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.

Kevin Arnovitz/ESPN.com

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.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

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.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

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.

Jeff Schultz/Atlanta Journal Consitution

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.

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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

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