If there was ever a question that great shooters will have a significant place in Danny Ferry's plan for the Atlanta Hawks, the reported re-signing of guard Kyle Korver should answer it.
Although the deal can not be finalized until July 10, a date which signifies the end of the NBA's moratorium on trades and free-agent signings, Korver is believed to have a four-year, 24 million contract agreement in place with the Hawks, according to an ESPN report. The 32-year-old attracted plenty of interest from various franchises this offseason after shooting 45.7 percent from 3-point range, the second-best rate in the league (Jose Calderon, 46.1 percent).
Korver averaged 10.9 points per game in 60 starts last season. He also averaged four rebounds (second-highest rate of his career) and two assists.
Since entering the league in 2003-04 with the Philadelphia 76ers, Korver, a career 42 percent shooter on 3-pointers (12th all-time), has established himself as one of the premier long-range shoo...