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Marco Belinelli Agrees To Sign With 76ers

Feb 10, 2018 10:22 PM

Marco Belinelli has agreed to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Belinelli agreed upon a buyout with the Atlanta Hawks after they were unable to trade him at the deadline.

Belinelli was on a $6.3 million expiring contract and was averaging 11.4 points per game this season.

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Marco Belinelli Finalizing Buyout With Hawks

Feb 9, 2018 3:23 PM

Marco Belinelli and the Atlanta Hawks are finalizing a buyout agreement.

The Hawks were unable to trade Belinelli at the deadline.

Belinelli will receive interest from several contending teams.

Adrian Wojnarowski/ESPN

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Wizards Trade Shelon Mac To Hawks

Feb 8, 2018 2:54 PM

The Washington Wizards have traded Sheldon Mac to the Atlanta Hawks.

Mac will be a restricted free agent this offseason.

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Hawks Trade Luke Babbitt To Heat For Okaro White

Feb 8, 2018 12:15 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to trade Luke Babbitt to the Miami Heat for Okaro White.

Babbitt previously played for the Heat.

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Forbes Values Average NBA Franchise At $1.65 Billion

Feb 7, 2018 10:47 AM

The New York Knicks remain the NBA's most valuable franchise for the third straight season, according to Forbes' annual report.

The Knicks are valued at $3.6 billion, which is an increase of nine percent from 2017.

The Los Angeles Lakers rank second at $3.3 billion, an increase of 10 percent.

The Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics round out the top-5.

The average NBA franchise is now worth a record $1.65 billion, up 22% over last year, and more than triple the figure of five years ago. 

Every NBA team is valued at $1 billion or more for the first time in league history.

“Investor interest in the NBA is enormous right now,” said Forbes’ senior editor Kurt Badenhausen, “thanks to the league’s strong current economic environment, as well as the international growth prospects, which are the best of any major U.S. sports league.”

1. Knicks: $3.6 billion (+9%)
2. Lakers: $3.3 billion (+10%)
3. Warriors: $3.1 billion (+19%)
4. Bulls: $2.6 billion (+4%)
5. Celtics: $2.5 billion (+14%)
6. Nets: $2.3 billion (+28%)
7. Rockets: $2.2 billion (+33%)
8. Clippers: $2.15 billion (+7%)
9. Mavericks: $1.9 billion (+31%)
10. Heat: $1.7 billion (+26%)
11. Spurs: $1.55 billion (+32%)
12. Raptors: $1.4 billion (+24%)
13. Kings: $1.375 billion (+28%)
14. Wizards: $1.35 billion (+35%)
15. Cavaliers: $1.325 billion (+10%)
16. Blazers: $1.3 billion (+24%)
17. Suns: $1.28 billion (+16%)
18. Thunder: $1.25 billion (+22%)
19. Magic: $1.225 billion (+33%)
20. Jazz: $1.2 billion (+32%)
21. 76ers: $1.18 billion (+48%)
22. Pacers: $1.175 billion (+34%)
23. Hawks: $1.15 billion (+30%)
24. Nuggets: $1.125 billion (+26%)
25. Pistons: $1.1 billion (+22%)
26. Bucks: $1.075 billion (+37%)
27. Wolves: $1.06 billion (+38%)
28. Hornets: $1.05 billion (+35%)
29. Grizzlies: $1.025 billion (+30%)
30. Pelicans: $1 billion (+33%)

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Bucks Discussed Dennis Schroder Trade Before Eric Bledsoe Became Available

Feb 1, 2018 11:26 AM

The Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks discussed a trade of Dennis Schroder before Eric Bledsoe became available in October.

The Bucks traded Greg Monroe and a future first round pick to the Suns for Bledsoe, which was a similar package that they discussed with the Hawks for Schroder.

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

Jan 14, 2018 10:29 AM

The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to sign Andrew White to a two-way contract.

White went undrafted in 2017 out of Syracuse.

White is averaging 16.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 34.0 minutes per game for the Maine Red Claws.

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Hawks Seeking High 2nd Rounder For Marco Belinelli, Ersan Ilyasova

Jan 11, 2018 3:10 PM

The Atlanta Hawks are open to trading either Marco Belinelli or Ersan Ilyasova with a high second round pick their asking price.

Belinelli and Ilyasova are both making a little over $6 million this season.

The Hawks will likely finish the 17-18 season with one of the worst records in the NBA.

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Hawks Sign Tyler Cavanaugh To Two-Year Contract

Dec 18, 2017 12:52 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have signed Tyler Cavanaugh to a two-year contract.

Cavanaugh was previously on a two-way contract with the Hawks.

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Hawks Waive Nicolas Brussino

Dec 8, 2017 11:11 AM

The Atlanta Hawks have waived Nicolas Brussino.

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

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John Collins Out 2-3 Weeks With Shoulder Injury
John Collins suffered a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder on Thursday.

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Dewayne Dedmon Out 3-6 Weeks With Left Tibia Stress Reaction
Dewayne Dedmon's injury was revealed following an MRI.

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Knicks Feared Hawks Would Match Tim Hardaway Jr.'s Offer Sheet
Tim Hardaway Jr.'s contract was largely considered excessive when it was announced in July.

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Hawks Transfer Josh Magette Back From Erie
Josh Magette is averaging 17.4 points, a league-leading 11.1 assists, 4.4 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 35.9 minutes in the G League.

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Hawks Sign Tyler Cavanaugh To Two-Way Contract
Tyler Cavanaugh was on the Hawks' preseason roster.

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Hawks Transfer Josh Magette To G-League
Josh Magette is on a two-way contract with the Hawks.

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DeAndre' Bembry Out 4-6 Weeks With Wrist Surgery
DeAndre' Bembry suffered the injury on October 18 at Dallas.

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DeAndre' Bembry Suffers Right Wrist Fracture
DeAndre' Bembry has suffered a right wrist fracture.

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Hawks Hire Michelle Leftwich As VP Of Salary Cap Administration
Michelle Leftwich joined the NBA league office in 1996 and was vice president and assistant general counsel.

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Hawks Agree Upon Two-Year Deal With Isaiah Taylor
Isaiah Taylor was waived by the Rockets last week.

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Hawks Exercise 18-19 Options On DeAndre' Bembry, Taurean Prince
Taurean Prince and DeAndre' Bembry were selected in the 2016 draft.

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Kay Felder, Richard Jefferson Waived By Hawks
The Hawks acquired a pair of second round picks from the Cavaliers for taking on Kay Felder and Richard Jefferson.

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Hawks Waive Tyler Cavanaugh, Quinn Cook, Jeremy Evans
The Hawks have reduced their camp roster by three.

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Cavs Trade Richard Jefferson, Kay Felder To Hawks
Atlanta is likely to release both Richard Jefferson and Kay Felder.

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Hawks Waive John Jenkins, Jordan Mathews
John Jenkins was a first round pick by the Hawks in 2012 out of Vanderbilt.

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Dennis Schroder Charged With Misdemeanor Battery
Dennis Schroder allegedly had a confrontation at a hookah bar.

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Hawks To Reduce Arena Capacity To 15,700
The Hawks are reducing the capacity of Philips Arena by approximately 2,350 seats.

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal Constitution

Clippers Trade DeAndre Liggins To Hawks
The move drops the Clippers $122,000 below the luxury tax.

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Hawks Sign Jeremy Evans, Jordan Mathews
Jeremy Evans played last year for Khimki in Russia.

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RealGM Radio: East Over-Unders With Arturo Galletti
Host Danny Leroux and Arturo Galletti continue their annual tradition of breaking down the over/under lines for the Eastern Conference.

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