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Hawks, DeAndre Kane Commit To Summer League, Plan To Discuss Possible Deal In July

Jun 18, 2015 11:05 PM

After private workouts this week, the Atlanta Hawks and guard DeAndre Kane have reached a summer league agreement for Las Vegas and plan to discuss further on a possible deal in July, league sources told RealGM.

Kane, a former stand out at Iowa State, spent the past few days working out in Atlanta and settled upon a potential future with the Hawks. Now, Atlanta will integrate the 6-foot-4 product into their summer program and Kane will attempt to increase his stock in dialogue through performances in summer league.

The NBA's free agency period doesn't begin until July 1.

In 40 games with Antwerp in Belgium and Krasny in the Eurocup, Kane averaged 12.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 3.5 assists while shooting 44 percent from the field. Kane, 26, had his strongest stretch during the EuroChallenge with Antwerp, scoring 14.4 points along with 5.7 rebounds and five assists.

As a recruit of Fred Hoiberg at Iowa State, Kane had averages of 17.1 points, 6.8 rebounds and 5.7 assists in his senior year. The Chicago Bulls had a level of interest in Kane, sources said, but his workouts in Atlanta led to a commitment Thursday night.

Kane went to summer league with the Los Angeles Lakers a year ago after going unselected in the 2014 NBA draft. He spent his first three college seasons at Marshall.

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Iowa State Hires Steve Prohm As Head Coach

Jun 8, 2015 12:20 PM

The Iowa State Cyclones have hired Murray State coach Steve Prohm to replace Fred Hoiberg.

Prohm, 40, was 104-29 in four seasons since taking over at Murray State. He led the Racers to the NCAA tournament in his first season and was undefeated in Ohio Valley Conference play this past season before losing in the conference tournament.


The other coaches who interviewed in Atlanta this past weekend were Stephen F. Austin's Brad Underwood, Valparaiso's Bryce Drew, N.C. Central's LeVelle Moton and Iowa State assistant coach T.J. Otzelberger.


Jeff Hornacek of the Phoenix Suns was also linked to the job.

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Tags: Iowa State Cyclones, NCAA

Jeff Hornacek Rejects Opportunity To Interview With Iowa State

Jun 3, 2015 7:46 PM

Jeff Hornacek reportedly rejected an opportunity to meet with officials from Iowa State about their head coaching vacancy.

Hornacek, like Fred Hoiberg, played collegiately for Iowa State.

Hornacek discussed the Iowa State rumors with the media on Tuesday and reaffirmed his commitment to the Phoenix Suns.

He said via Paul Coro:

"Ryan (McDonough) and I came here for a purpose. We think we've got a good young crew that we can build with. We'll work on getting some more veteran guys to help them but we've got a job to do here and that's our plan."

Andrew Joseph/Arizona Republic

Tags: Phoenix Suns, Iowa State Cyclones, NCAA, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

Fred Hoiberg, Bulls Agree Upon Five-Year, $25M Deal

Jun 1, 2015 10:29 PM

The Chicago Bulls and Fred Hoiberg have agreed upon a five-year deal worth nearly $25 million.

Hoiberg replaces Tom Thibodeau as head coach.

Hoiberg was previously head coach of Iowa State.

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Tags: Chicago Bulls, Iowa State Cyclones, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor