Hawks Rumors & News

  • 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

    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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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Dennis Schroder said he recieved an invitation to play with German national team this summer. #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

  • Hawks interested in signing Greg Monroe in free agency

    CBSSports.com "ESPN reports that as the Atlanta Hawks hit the offseason on a relative high, having made the playoffs after losing their best player in Al Horfor to a season-ending shoulder injury, they have some interest in Pistons restricted free agent Greg Monroe. There have been some recent rumbles on the..." May 05

  • Pacers pull together for 92-80 Game 7 victory over Hawks

    Indianapolis Star "At the start, Lance Stephenson was too dialed in to even walk out during starters' introductions. At the end, Roy Hibbert felt the relief of his critics falling off his back so that he could wave his arms and direct fans inside sold-out Bankers Life Fieldhouse to make even more noise. First,..." May 04

  • More to Antic than 3-pointers

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "There has been some scrutiny on Hawks center Pero Antic during the playoff series against the Pacers. He averaged 7.0 points and 4.2 rebounds during the season and averaged 1.1 3-pointers on 3.4 attempts per game during the regular season. During the first six games of the series, Antic..." May 03

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Being told there will be no suspensions for Game 6 incident between Hawks and Pacers. #ATLHawks

  • NBA to review Hawks-Pacers second-quarter incident

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA will review a second-quarter altercation between the Hawks’ Mike Scott and the Pacers’ George Hill in Thursday’s Game 6 of the Eastern Conference playoff series, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned. The incident could lead to suspensions for several Pacers, including All-Star..." May 02

  • David West, 'Our rock,' comes through for Pacers

    Indianapolis Star "In the euphoria of the moment, grown men could not contain themselves as they entered the victorious visitor's locker room. "Game 7!" Indiana Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard roared through a smile. "Game 7!" "One more!" the normally stoic assistant coach Dan Burke shouted after..." May 02

  • Grand jury indicts former NBA star Mookie Blaylock

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "A Clayton County grand jury indicted former NBA star Mookie Blaylock on 14 charges today, including first-degree vehicular homicide, serious injury by vehicle and reckless driving. Blaylock, 47, is accused of causing a May 31, 2013, head-on crash that killed a mother of five and injured her..." May 01

  • NBPA VP: Players were prepared to boycott

    ESPN.com "NBA players were prepared to boycott Tuesday night's playoff games if NBA commissioner Adam Silver did not ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and force him to sell his team, National Basketball Player's Association first vice president Roger Mason Jr. said. "I heard from our players..." April 29

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    Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA

    David West on Indy facing elimination: "Everybody’s got to be ready to play. We’re fighting for our lives. It’s just really disappointing.”

  • Hawks take 2nd quarter lead, hang on to beat Pacers

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks didn’t just steal back home-court advantage. It was more like grand theft larceny. The Hawks led by as many as 30 points and then held on for a 107-97 victory over the Pacers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series Monday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The..." April 29

  • Pacers edge Hawks 91-88

    Indy Cornrows "Paul George had 24 as the Pacers hit huge threes down the stretch to overcome a fourth quarter deficit to tie their series with Atlanta at 2-2. The Indiana Pacers couldn't make it easy as they tied up their series with the Atlanta Hawks at 2-2 after a heart attack enduing final few minutes. The..." April 27

  • If the Hawks beat the Pacers, would Atlanta be the worst team to win a playoff series?

    Pro Basketball Talk "Nobody should be terribly surprised the Pacers are struggling in the playoffs. After all, the they faded the final two months of the season, going 12-13 in March and April. But few predicted they’d lose in the first round. That’s because their opponent – the Hawks – stinks. As much as..." April 26

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