Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 1/15/13
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  With the Atlanta Hawks trading the behemoth known as Joe Johnson’s contract and Marvin Williams’ bloated contract last summer and with Josh Smith’s contract up at the end of the year, the Hawks will have a massive amount of cap space in the off-season. With up and coming point guard, Jeff Teague also a free agent this off-season, the only players signed on past 2013-14 is All-Star center Al Horford and elite sixth man scorer, Lou Williams, so they have a lot of cap space to spend and a lot of roster spots to fill up. With cap space comes possibilities and options and the Hawks will have many options this summer and beyond if they choose to save their money this year. With Johnson, they had reached their ceiling as a second round playoff team, but the team wisely realized that they could never contend with the roster of years past and blew the team up. This off-season, they will have the chance to use the cap space gained last summer to try and see if they can finally build a conte...
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