Found December 11, 2011 on
GM Rick Sund said the Hawks still “have never been a taxpaying team and our goal is not to pay the tax,” an approach that essentially means the team is out of the running to re-sign Jamal Crawford or use the free-agent guard in a sign-and-trade transaction. “It’s going to be difficult to sign Jamal in a straight signing transaction,” Sund said. “We are looking at other alternatives, of course. You always look at everything but it’s not nearly as easy as if you had four months. Four days instead of four months makes it more it more difficult.” Marc Berman of the New York Post reports that the Hawks, Knicks and Warriors are discussing a three-team trade.’s Sam Amick later reported that the Warriors are not involved in the discussions. The bottom line, though, is that any transaction which results in the Hawks paying the tax remains doubtful. The only way a straight sign-and-trade with the Knicks is plausible is if the Crawford’s starting salary is low enough that the …

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