Hawks Rumors & News

  • James Harrison announces his retirement from football

    CBSSports.com "The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported earlier this week that the Atlanta Hawks are talking to veteran forward Elton Brand about bringing the big man back. The Hawks could add a 15th player before the start of training camp next month. They are in negotiations with unrestricted center..." August 30

  • Hawks officially annouce re-signing of Scott

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks officially announced the signing of Mike Scott Tuesday. The restricted free agent forward agreed to a three-year, $10 million contract, two years guaranteed plus a team option, earlier this month. “Mike has worked hard and continues to adapt, improve and expand his all-around game,”..." August 27

  • NBA adding extra space along the baseline to increase safety

    SB Nation "There will be more space around the basket stanchion next season because the NBA is trying to improve player safety. The NBA is attempting to improve player safety by cutting down the amount of photographers around the basket stanchion, according to a memo from Rod Thorn, the league's president..." August 26

  • DeMarre Carroll Has Overcome Lifetime of Turmoil in Crafting Unique NBA Role

    Bleacher Report "DeMarre Carroll shouldn't be in the NBA right now, much less starting for the Atlanta Hawks. But this isn't a story about a player who's not talented or is a troublemaker. See, this starting small forward traveled the kind of road to NBA success few have experienced. The personal challenges..." August 16

  • NBA releases 2014-2015 schedule: Spurs host Mavs in season opener

    CBSSports.com "The NBA announced its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday, and for the first time in seven years, LeBron James will not feature on its opening night. The season opens Tuesday, October 28th with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs raising their fifth banner before taking on the Dallas Mavericks...." August 13

  • Thabo Sefolosha pulls out of Swiss national team to focus on season with Hawks

    Pro Basketball Talk "Thabo Sefolosha was the Thunder’s reliable “3 and D” guy, until his three point shot became unreliable. The guy who had shot better than 40 percent the two previous seasons in Oklahoma City shot 31.6 percent from three last year and found himself a free agent without much demand. He’s looking..." August 12

  • Wall, Beal among Team USA's cuts

    ESPN.com "Team USA will on Tuesday formally announce the release of Washington Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley Beal and Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap from its FIBA World Cup roster, sources with knowledge of the moves say. USA Basketball has scheduled a Tuesday 2 p.m. ET teleconference so..." August 05

  • Source: Forward Mike Scott reaches agreement to remain with Hawks

    Yahoo! Sports "Restricted free-agent forward Mike Scott has reached agreement on a three-year, $10 million contract to stay with the Atlanta Hawks, a league source told Yahoo Sports. Scott has developed into a promising young player for the Hawks, averaging 9.6 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in 2013-14. In..." August 03

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Preference remains to stay in NBA, but Atlanta RFA Mike Scott considering lucrative three-year offer with CSKA-Moscow, sources tell Yahoo.

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Per @MavsPR, the @dallasmavs have signed big man Ivan Johnson. The 6-8 Johnson played 125 games with the Atlanta Hawks from 2011-13.

  • Tavares 'very likely' to return to Spain next season

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Edy Tavares will “very likely” return to Spain for another ACB League season, according to a person familiar with situation. The Hawks’ second-round draft pick (No. 43 overall) will play under season for Gran Canaria to continue his development. The 7-foot-3, 260-pound Tavares averaged 6.0..." July 28

  • Team USA invites Paul Millsap

    ESPN.com "In the wake of multiple withdrawals of frontcourt candidates for the national team, USA Basketball has invited Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap to its training camp this week in Las Vegas, sources told ESPN. After initially planning to make no roster additions after the withdrawals of Kevin..." July 27

  • Payne Brings Athleticism, Physical Presence To Hawks

    NBA.com "Hawks first round pick Adreian Payne, who just officially signed with the team, showed plenty of promise during his week of play at Las Vegas Summer League and will look to play his way into the rotation during training camp. Payne comes into the NBA with a pretty well-polished skill set on..." July 27

  • Restricted free agent Shelvin Mack agrees to return to Hawks

    Yahoo! Sports "Restricted free-agent guard Shelvin Mack has reached agreement on a three-year, $7.3 million deal to return to the Atlanta Hawks, a league source told Yahoo Sports. Mack is coming off his best season as a pro for the Hawks, starting 11 of 72 games and averaging a career-best 7.5 points and 3.7..." July 26

  • NBA Union Spent $5.4 Million on Audit of Boss Hunter

    Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23

  • Sources: NBA warned touring stars of participating in events in Manila

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22

  • Adam Silver considering NBA midseason tournament

    SB Nation "The NBA Commissioner met with reporters on Tuesday in Las Vegas to discuss potential changes to the association. Adam Silver had some bold new ideas for the crowd of reporters waiting for him on Tuesday at the Las Vegas Summer League, including one that has several scratching their heads -- a..." July 16

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Plenty of teams with salary cap space, but two early favorites to make bids on Carlos Boozer: Charlotte and Atlanta.

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    Darnell Mayberry @DarnellMayberry

    The Thunder also will receive the rights to Sofoklis Schortsanitis. OKC will send Sefolosha, the rights to Giorgos Printezis and cash to ATL

  • NBA seeks a $15 Billion TV rights deal

    The Wall Street Journal "Could there be a better time for the NBA to be looking to negotiate a TV deal? The league just enjoyed a fantastic playoff season, capped off be a marquee Finals matchup. Then its biggest sports star, LeBron James, captivated millions across the globe with his intriguing free agency run that led..." July 15

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    Final Luol Deng update for tonight: Atlanta talks revived & quickly died down, & Dallas has L. Stephenson over Deng on priority list, so..

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Atlanta is re-engaged on Luol Deng, who has continued deal talks with Miami today, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Kent Bazemore is headed to the Atlanta Hawks on a two-year, $4 million deal

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Hawks will make the waiving of John Salmons official today. #ATLHawks

  • NBA announces salary cap of $63.065 million

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10

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    Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto

    Sources: Kent Bazemore has meetings with the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday and the Boston Celtics on Wednesday.

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Lakers free agent G Kent Bazemore is receiving interest from BOS (meeting), SA (meeting), ATL, HOU, UTAH, GS, LAL, PHX, DAL, a source said.

  • Atlanta Hawks prepare for early pitch to Luol Deng

    USA Today "While free agent small forward Luol Deng isn't expected to visit with interested teams until next week, the Atlanta Hawks appear to be making an early pitch. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, Deng was expected to speak with Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer about the possible..." July 04

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Free agent guard Thabo Sefolosha has reached agreement on a three-year, $12 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, league source tells RealGM.

  • Hawks, Knicks expressed interest in Brand

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks and Knicks have expressed interest in unrestricted free agent Elton Brand. The veteran center spent last season with the Hawks. He told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution following the season that he intends to play a 16th NBA season and has been working out in preparation for another..." July 01

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Rival teams believe that Atlanta's Mike Scott is a restricted agent who can be had with a strong offer sheet. Hawks protecting cap space.

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    Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA

    The Atlanta Hawks were first team to call unrestricted free agent Kent Bazemore after midnight, per source. ATL really likes the Lakers FA.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    RE: rumbles Raptors already on verge of locking up Kyle Lowry ... all I can pass along is undeniable confidence from Raps about keeping him

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    One strong candidate for that $15M-plus of fresh salary cap space in Atlanta, league sources tell Yahoo: Free agent forward Luol Deng.

  • Raptors trade John Salmons to Hawks

    Toronto Star "The Raptors were never going to pay John Salmons $7 million to play in Toronto next season and have turned the veteran backup into a package of two players. Facing a Monday deadline to guarantee Salmons’ salary for next season, Toronto will instead trade the 34-year-old to the Atlanta Hawks for..." June 30

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Hawks select Adreian Payne. #ATLHawks

  • LIVE BLOG
    2014 NBA Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26

  • Seven teams 'expect' to pitch Carmelo Anthony

    ESPN.com "Carmelo Anthony has yet to publicly reveal the process by which he plans to entertain other teams in free agency now that he has opted out of his contract with the New York Knicks, but the Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers are among the teams that expect to..." June 24

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    Adam Zagoria @AdamZagoria

    Former Syracuse PG @tdot_ennis works out for the Atlanta Hawks tomorrow, source tells @SNYtv

  • Nets give Ivan Johnson a look

    ESPN New York "The pay in China, Ivan Johnson said, is great. It’s everything else that’s a problem. “The food. They don’t cook it all the way through,” Johnson said Wednesday after auditioning for the Brooklyn Nets at their free-agent minicamp. “The rooms smell like [a] sewer. There’s a lot of stuff you..." June 06

  • No vacation for Horford and his rehabilitation

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "For Al Horford, the rehabilitation continues. Even in Italy. The Hawks center is participating in Basketball Without Borders this week in Rome. He works with young campers from all over Europe by day. He still finds time following activities to work toward a return from a torn right pectoral..." June 05

  • Durant, LeBron headline 2013-14 All-NBA First Team

    NBA.com "The Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant, the 2013-14 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player and winner of four scoring titles in five seasons, highlights the 2013-14 All-NBA First Team. Durant was the lone unanimous selection, appearing on all 125 ballots as a First-Team pick while LeBron James of the..." June 04

  • Chad Ford Big Board 11.0

    ESPN.com "While workouts are only a small part of a much bigger draft picture, they offered an up close and personal look at 14 of our top 17 players. That, combined with additional feedback from NBA GMs and scouts, means it's time for Big Board 11.0 of the 2014 NBA draft. 1 Andrew Wiggins COLLEGE:..." June 04

  • Report: Quin Snyder granted 2nd interview w/ Jazz

    Peachtree Hoops "Per a published report, Hawks assistant coach Quin Snyder has been granted a follow-up interview with the Utah Jazz, joining both Adrian Griffin and Alvin Gentry. Atlanta Hawks assistant coach Quin Snyder has been an intriguing, under the radar name on the coaching market this off-season, and..." June 03

  • Brand intends to play another season

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Elton Brand intends to play a 16th NBA season. The veteran center, who spent last season with the Hawks after signing a one-year contract, will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. He told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Monday that he has no plans to retire. “My body feels good,”..." June 02

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    Atlanta Hawks @ATLHawks

    Al Horford's doctor said he can't play for the Dominican Republic this summer but did offer some good news: pic.twitter.com/3tVXKwFGvB

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    Sam Amico @SamAmicoFSO

    As for free agency, #Hawks' interest appears high in the likes of Spencer Hawes, Trevor Ariza and Jordan Hill. All unrestricted.

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    David Pick @IAmDPick

    Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer, I'm told, is scouting in Croatia. Watched projected draftee Dario Saric in flesh.

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Told the Hawks are "likely" to pick up team option on Pero Antic. #ATLHawks

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Elton Brand has not decided to play another season. Will take time to decide. Sounded like he thinks he can still play. #ATLHawks

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