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Hawks Exercise 19-20 Options On John Collins, DeAndre' Bembry, Taurean Prince

Oct 15, 2018 3:06 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have exercised the fourth-year (2019-20) options on the contracts of DeAndre’ Bembry and Taurean Prince, along with the third-year (2019-20) option on the contact of John Collins.

Bembry, the 21st overall pick by the Hawks in the 2016 NBA Draft, has averaged 3.7 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 12.9 minutes, appearing in 64 games (four starts) in his first two seasons (.442 FG%). Last season, in 26 games (three starts), he put up 5.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 17.5 minutes (.414 FG%, .367 3FG%).

Prince, acquired by the Hawks from the Utah Jazz in a three-team trade on July 7, 2016, was originally the 12th overall pick by Utah in the 2016 NBA Draft. In his first two seasons, he’s appeared in 141 games (92 starts), averaging 10.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 24.4 minutes (.420 FG%, .374 3FG%, .825 FT%). In starting all 82 games last season, he compiled 14.1 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.0 steals in 30.0 minutes (.426 FG%, .385 3FG%, .844 FT% - 30th in the NBA). 

Collins was named to the NBA’s All-Rookie Second Team last season as he averaged 10.5 points, 7.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.1 blocks in 24.1 minutes (.576 FG%, .340 3FG%, .715 FT%) in 74 games (26 starts). He ranked seventh in the NBA in FG%, 10th in Eff. FG% (.591), t25th in bpg and 33rd in rpg, leading all rookies in offensive rebounds (176). He was also selected for the 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars game during All-Star Weekend.

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John Collins Out With Ankle Inflammation

Oct 12, 2018 2:45 PM

John Collins underwent an MRI at the Emory Sports Medicine Complex on Oct. 2, which revealed mild inflammation and soreness in his left ankle. 

Collins underwent a non-surgical procedure on Monday, Oct. 8 and will be re-evaluated on Oct. 22. He is listed as out, and his status will be updated at that time.

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Hawks Sign C.J. Anderson, Waive Isaac Humphries

Oct 9, 2018 3:39 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have signed guard C.J. Anderson.

Last season, as a senior at University of Massachusetts, Anderson played in 32 games (28 starts), averaging 10.6 points, 5.2 assists and 5.0 rebounds in 35.2 minutes (.414 FG%, .400 3FG%, .813 FT%), ranking fourth in the Atlantic-10 Conference in assists.

He appeared in 126 games (47 starts) in his four years with the Minutemen.

The Hawks have also waived Isaac Humphries.


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Hawks Sign Isaac Humphries

Oct 8, 2018 12:05 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have signed forward/center Isaac Humphries.

In 26 games (six starts) last season with the Sydney Kings of the NBL, the native of Australia averaged 6.9 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 16.5 minutes (.583 FG%, .653 FT%) en route to NBL Rookie of the Year honors.

He also appeared in 12 contests last year with FMP Beograd in Serbia, averaging 4.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 9.0 minutes (.650 FG%).

Humphries played two years at University of Kentucky before declaring for the 2017 NBA Draft.

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Hawks Waive Cole Aldrich

Oct 2, 2018 4:58 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on center Cole Aldrich.

Aldrich originally signed with the Hawks on September 18, 2018.

Aldrich was waived by the Minnesota Timberwolves this offseason.

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RealGM Radio: Arturo Galletti on East Over-Unders

Sep 19, 2018 1:17 PM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Arturo Galletti (@AmericanNumbers) break down the over/unders for the Eastern Conference.

They discuss the win total, division, conference and title odds as well as any pertinent individual award numbers for the Hawks (4:41), Knicks (9:40), Bulls (12:44), Cavs (16:02), Magic (28:57), Nets (33:12), Hornets (40:34), Pistons (47:37), Heat (54:34), Wizards (58:45), Pacers (1:02:37), Bucks (1:10:22), 76ers (1:18:16), Raptors (1:31:27) and Celtics (1:41:47).

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Hawks Sign Cole Aldrich

Sep 18, 2018 5:11 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have signed center Cole Aldrich.

Aldrich has played eight NBA seasons with Oklahoma City, Houston, Sacramento, New York, the LA Clippers and Minnesota, averaging 3.1 points and 3.3 rebounds in 10.0 minutes (.527 FG%, .738 FG%) in 339 career games (23 starts).

He was originally drafted by New Orleans in the first round (11th overall) of the 2010 NBA Draft, and was traded to Oklahoma City in a draft-night trade.

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RealGM Radio: Andrew Sharp, Mike Prada On The Southeast Division

Sep 15, 2018 3:47 AM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), Mike Prada of SB Nation (@MikePradaSBN) and Andrew Sharp of Sports Illustrated (@andrewsharp) break down the NBA’s Southeast Division.

They discuss how the Heat, Wizards, Magic, Hornets and Hawks fared in the off-season, including which teams improved and what moves stood out. The three also predict the season to come, including projected finish, breakout players and rookies they are most excited to see.

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Dewayne Dedmon Making Progress From Fractured Left Ankle

Sep 13, 2018 10:28 AM

Dewayne Dedmon, diagnosed with an avulsion fracture in his left ankle last week, has progressed and his walking boot has been removed.

Demonwill now enter a period of weight-bearing rehabilitation. Dedmon will be re-evaluated in two weeks, and his status will be updated as appropriate.

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Thomas Robinson Agrees To Non-Guaranteed Deal With Hawks

Aug 27, 2018 9:20 AM

Thomas Robinson has agreed to sign a non-guaranteed deal with the Atlanta Hawks.

Robinson last played in the NBA in 16-17 with the Los Angeles Lakers, averaging 5.0 points and 4.7 rebounds in 11.7 minutes per game.

Robinson played for Khimki last season, averaging 8.5 points and 5.7 rebounds in 15.8 minutes per game.

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Vince Carter Open To Playing Beyond 18-19
Vince Carter signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Hawks in the offseason.

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Hawks Sign Daniel Hamilton, Alex Poythress
Alex Poythress' contract is a two-way contract.

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Vince Carter 90 Percent Sure He'll Retire In 2019
Vince Carter said he's not interested in chasing a ring as he nears the end of his career.

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Rockets, Pelicans Interested In Kent Bazemore
The Hawks like Kent Bazemore but would be willing to move him for the right offer as they rebuild their roster.

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Carmelo Anthony Gives Back $2.4M In Buyout With Hawks
Carmelo Anthony will recoup that amount by signing with the veteran's minimum.

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Hawks To Waive Carmelo Anthony On Monday
Carmelo Anthony will become a free agent and is expected to sign with the Rockets.

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Hawks Agree To Sign Daniel Hamilton To One-Year Deal
Daniel Hamilton was on a two-way contract with the Thunder last season.

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Vince Carter Agrees To One-Year, $2.4M Deal With Hawks
Vince Carter spent last season with the Kings.

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Alex Poythress Agrees To Two-Way Deal With Hawks
Alex Poythress spent last season on a two-way contract with the Pacers.

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Bulls Claim Antonius Cleveland
Antonius Cleveland is on a multi-year contract.

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Hawks Waive Antonius Cleveland
Antonius Cleveland saw action in four games with the Hawks last season.

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Hawks Trade Dennis Schroder, Mike Muscala To Thunder For Carmelo Anthony, 2022 FRP
Carmelo Anthony will be waived.

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Hawks Waive Jaylen Morris
Jaylen Morris played in six games last season with the Hawks, averaging 4.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 16.4 minutes.

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Trae Young: I Try To Be Steve Nash More Than Steph Curry
Trae Young gained around 12 pounds of muscle during the pre-draft process.

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Hawks Have Been Trying To Trade Dennis Schroder Throughout Offseason
Dennis Schroder's legal troubles could be impacting his trade value.

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Hawks Acquire Jeremy Lin, Nuggets Unload Kenneth Faried, Darrel Arthur, 2019 FRP To Nets
Jeremy Lin will join the Hawks.

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Cavaliers Rejected Offer From Hawks To Trade Up To No. 3
The Cavaliers could have selected Luka Doncic had they taken on the contract of Kent Bazemore.

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Hawks Waive Isaiah Taylor
Isaiah Taylor appeared in 67 games last season for the Hawks.

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Wilson Chandler, Courtney Lee, Kent Bazemore Available In Trade Talks
The Nuggets, Knicks and Hawks are exploring trade scenarios involving their wings.

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Hawks, Bulls, Kings Preparing To Use Cap Space For Trades Of Bad Contracts
The Hawks, Bulls and Kings are seeking draft assets in exchange for their cap space.

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