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Knicks To Meet With Mike Budenholzer

Apr 20, 2018 5:08 PM

Mike Budenholzer will meet with the New York Knicks about their head coaching vacancy.

Budenholzer similarly met with the Phoenix Suns about their opening.

Budenholzer and the Hawks have interest in parting ways this offseason but he could still remain with the franchise.

Budenholzer is under contract for two more seasons and about $14 million. 

The Hawks have told teams that they will require compensation to allow Budenholzer out of his contract.

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Mike Budenholzer Withdraws From Suns' Coaching Search

Apr 19, 2018 10:28 PM

Mike Budenholzer has withdrawn his name from consideration from the Phoenix Suns' head coaching job.

Budenholzer met with the Suns over several days this week.

Both Budenholzer and the Atlanta Hawks entered the offseason with some degree of interest in a parting of ways.

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Mike Budenholzer Meets With Suns

Apr 17, 2018 9:10 PM

Mike Budenholzer met with the Phoenix Suns on Monday and Tuesday as they explore the possibility of him becoming their next head coach.

Budenholzer met with Suns general manager Ryan McDonough and owner Robert Sarver over the two days.

The Atlanta Hawks granted permission for the Suns to meet with Budenholzer.

The Hawks and Budenholzer are both open to ending their partnership. The Hawks may require compensation from the Suns.

Budenholzer has two years and more than $13 million left on his contract with the Hawks.

The Suns are still considering several other candidates but have been focused on Budenholzer.

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Suns Granted Permission From Hawks To Interview Mike Budenholzer

Apr 13, 2018 7:28 PM

The Phoenix Suns have been granted permission from the Atlanta Hawks to interview Mike Budenholzer for their head coaching vacancy.

Budenholzer is planning to meet with Suns officials early next week.

Budenholzer has two years and more than $14 million remaining on his deal. Budenholzer is a native of Arizona.

The Suns still are considering interim coach Jay Triano, who replaced Earl Watson three games into the regular season.

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Hawks Lead NBA In Dead Cap Space At $32M

Apr 2, 2018 11:19 AM

The Atlanta Hawks lead the NBA in dead cap space with $32 million (32 percent of total salary), which means salaries for players not on the roster.

Jamal Crawford represents $10.9 million of that amount following his release in July. Marco Belinelli, Ersan Ilyasova and Richard Jefferson are also included on the dead money.

The Chicago Bulls rank second at $26.3 million, followed by the Phoenix Suns at $18.6 million, Sacramento Kings at $18 million and Milwaukee Bucks at $16.1 million.

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Hawks To Sign Damion Lee For Remainder Of Season

Apr 2, 2018 9:08 AM

The Atlanta Hawks will sign Damion Lee to a contract for the remainder of the season.

Lee is coming off two consecutive 10-day contracts.

Lee has averaged 9.8 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 26.0 minutes over 10 games with the Hawks.

Lee was previously with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the G League.

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Hawks Sign Jeremy Evans To 10-Day Contract

Mar 31, 2018 4:05 PM

The Atlanta Hawks will sign Jeremy Evans to a 10-day contract.

Evans last played in the NBA in 15-16 with the Dallas Mavericks.

Evans was with the Hawks during the preseason and then played 39 games in the G League with the Erie BayHawks. Evans averaged 15.3 points and 9.9 rebounds in 30.7 minutes per game in the G League.

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Dennis Schröder Out For Season With Left Ankle Sprain

Mar 31, 2018 11:42 AM

Dennis Schröder, who has missed the last two games with a left ankle sprain, underwent an MRI at the Emory Sports Medicine Complex on Friday.

The MRI revealed a medial bone bruise and Grade 2 left ankle sprain.

The expected recovery time for the injuries is 2-4 weeks and he will miss the remainder of the season.

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Hawks Sign Damion Lee To 2nd 10-Day Contract

Mar 23, 2018 7:00 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have signed guard Damion Lee to a second 10-day contract.

Lee has appeared in five games (two starts) with the Hawks, averaging 10.4 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.2 steals in 23.7 minutes (.447 FG%, .375 3FG%, .800 FT%).

He’s also played in 38 games this season (13 starts) with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G League, putting up 15.8 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.5 steals in 29.7 minutes (.454 FG%, .915 FT%).

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Hawks Sign Jaylen Morris To Multi-Year Contract

Mar 21, 2018 6:48 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have signed rookie guard Jaylen Morris to a multi-year contract.

Morris was previously signed to consecutive 10-day contracts on February 28 and March 11.

Morris is averaging 4.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 16.4 minutes in six games with Atlanta after posting 12.6 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.2 steals in 31.4 minutes in 39 appearances (all starts) earlier this season with Erie, the Hawks’ NBA G League affiliate.

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Hawks To Sign Antonius Cleveland For Remainder Of Season
Antonius Cleveland played 13 games for the Mavericks earlier this season.

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Kent Bazemore Out For Season With Bone Bruise In Right Knee
Kent Bazemore finishes his fourth season with the Hawks averaging 12.9 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.

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Hawks To Sign Damion Lee To 10-Day Contract
Damion Lee has been playing for the Santa Cruz Warriors.

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Hawks Sign Jaylen Morris To 10-Day Contract
Jaylen Morris is averaging 4.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 18.5 minutes.

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Hawks Sign Antonius Cleveland To 2nd 10-Day Contract
Antonius Cleveland has averaged 13.6 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.7 steals in 26.6 minutes in the G League.

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Hawks Sign Jaylen Morris To 10-Day Contract
Jaylen Morris is averaging 12.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 39 games in the G League.

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Ersan Ilyasova Completes Buyout With Hawks, Will Sign With 76ers
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Ersan Ilyasova Plans On Signing With 76ers
Ersan Ilyasova appeared in 53 games with the 76ers during the 16-17 season before he was traded to the Hawks.

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Ersan Ilyasova Near Buyout With Hawks
The Bucks and Toronto Raptors are expected to be leading candidates to sign Ersan Ilyasova.

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Hawks Sign Antonius Cleveland To 10-Day Contract
Antonius Cleveland was with the Warriors for training camp and appeared in 13 games this season for the Mavericks.

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Marco Belinelli Agrees To Sign With 76ers
Marceo Belinelli agreed upon a buyout with the Hawks.

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Marco Belinelli Finalizing Buyout With Hawks
Marco Belinelli will receive interest from several contending teams.

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Wizards Trade Shelon Mac To Hawks
Sheldon Mac will be a restricted free agent this offseason.

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Hawks Trade Luke Babbitt To Heat For Okaro White
Luke Babbitt previously played for the Heat.

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Forbes Values Average NBA Franchise At $1.65 Billion
Every NBA team is valued at $1 billion or more for the first time in league history.

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Bucks Discussed Dennis Schroder Trade Before Eric Bledsoe Became Available
Dennis Schroder signed a four-year, $70 million extension with the Hawks in 2016.

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Hawks Agree To Sign Andrew White To Two-Way Contract
Andrew White is averaging 16.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists in the G-League.

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Hawks Seeking High 2nd Rounder For Marco Belinelli, Ersan Ilyasova
Marco Belinelli and Ersan Ilyasova are both making a little over $6 million this season.

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Hawks Sign Tyler Cavanaugh To Two-Year Contract
Tyler Cavanaugh was previously on a two-way contract with the Hawks.

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Hawks Waive Nicolas Brussino
Nicolas Brussino was claimed off waivers by the Hawks this offseason after his release by the Mavericks.

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