Interesting factor that negates Atlanta's hometown financial advantage on DeMarre Carroll in free agency: Hawks don't have his Bird Rights.
Real GM Basketball "The Atlanta Hawks are anticipating a four-year, $50 million asking price for DeMarre Carroll this summer in free agency. Carroll emerged from defensive specialist to also become a strong player on offense with his three-point shooting and playmaking at small forward." June 15
New York Post "Some Knicks fans were less interested in the future of two of the winners and more interested in the future of two of the losers Tuesday night after the Cavaliers swept the NBA’s Eastern Conference final. Cleveland’s J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert, LeBron James’ two new best friends, rapped in..." May 28
CBSSports.com "DeMarre Carroll proved his worth to the Atlanta Hawks and the entire NBA in the playoffs. Before his knee injury in the Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the lone non-All-Star in Atlanta's starting lineup was the team's most consistent player. He averaged 14.6 points and..." May 27
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer called starting small forward DeMarre Carroll a game-time decision Friday morning before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. However, it appears unlikely he will be able to play. Carroll suffered a left knee sprain late in the fourth quarter of Game 1..." May 23
CSN New England "The news that DeMarre Carroll's knee injury is a bone bruise means that he is back atop team's free agent shortlists. And he's on the Celtics' list. Sporting News' Sean Deveney reports that the Celtics are going to pursue the upcoming free agent. The 28-year-old's defensive prowess and..." May 22
ESPN.com "Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll left in the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's 97-89 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers with a sprained left knee. Carroll crumpled to the floor in pain, lay on the ground for several minutes and needed help off the floor with about five minutes left in the Eastern..." May 21
Real GM Basketball "DeMarre Carroll escaped structural damage to his left knee following an MRI test. Carroll suffered a scary non-contact injury during the second half of Game 1 on Wednesday. Carroll is listed as day-to-day." May 21
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA review of the final two minutes of Monday’s playoff game between the Hawks and Wizards found that DeMarre Carroll was not fouled on a screen set by Nene. Carroll fell on the play allowing Paul Pierce an open 3-point attempt that would have tied the game with seconds remaining. Pierce..." May 13
DeMarre Carroll told me he was hurt on final play of game. Walking with big time limp. Thinks it is a hip pointer. #Hawks
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "DeMarre Carroll is now among the elite playoff scorers in Hawks history - right up there with Dominique Wilkins. Go figure. The defensive-minded forward scored a game-high 22 points in the Hawks’ 106-90 win over the Wizards in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series Tuesday..." May 06
Bleacher Report "The Atlanta Hawks have been defined by collective success all season long, but one individual is starting to stand out and bask in the postseason spotlight with unrestricted free agency on the horizon. Even as Atlanta struggles to unearth the offensive consistency that previously propelled it..." May 05
New York Post "Hawks swingman DeMarre Carroll, one of the unsung free agents on an unsung team, is not afraid of the big stage and revealed the Knicks will be a strong option for him in July. The 6-foot-8 Carroll, who plays small forward but often defends shooting guards, is a candidate for one of the..." April 14
Hawks will rest Paul Millsap, DeMarre Carroll and Kyle Korver tonight vs. Bobcats. #ATLHawks
DeMarre Carroll did not attend shootaround due to illness. Game-time decision. #ATLHawks
Looks like DeMarre Carroll is out tonight. Not out for warmups. #ATLHawks
INJURY UPDATE: DeMarre Carroll is out tonight with a left hamstring injury.
CBSSports.com "The New York Daily News reported Sunday that the Atlanta Hawks are interested in Celtics foward Jeff Green, and would have to include at least forward DeMarre Carroll in return.. This is a fascinating idea. GM Danny Ferry has signaled that he's reluctant to add long-term salary. Green has $18.4..." February 10
Injury update: Jeff officially ruled OUT tonight, though x-rays were negative. DeMarre a game-time decision. Al, Pero and John remain out.
DeMarre Carroll OUT vs. Spurs and Bucks. Wants to return for OKC. #ATLHawks
DeMarre Carroll practiced Monday and will play Tuesday. Injured back and wrist vs. Celtics Saturday. #ATLHawks
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks announced the signing of DeMarre Carroll Saturday one day after the small forward inked his two-year contract. “DeMarre is a great fit for our program” general manager Danny Ferry said in a statement released by the team. “He is an unselfish highly competitive player. His versatility..." August 03
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks agreed to terms with free agent Paul Millsap late Friday night, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned. The deal for the 6-foot-8 power forward will be for two years and $19 million, according to a person familiar with the situation. The agreement with Millsap came hours..." July 06