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Hawks general manager Danny Ferry says he coveted Paul Millsap long before NBA free agency began.
One minute after teams were allowed to begin negotiating with free agents last week, Ferry called Millsap to schedule a meeting and make his pitch.
Millsap, who spent the last seven seasons with Utah, signed a two-year, $19 million contract with Atlanta on Wednesday. Ferry describes Millsap as a model teammate and power forward to pair with Al Horford, Kyle Korver and Lou Williams and keep their team competitive in the Eastern Conference.
The Hawks acquired Millsap after Ferry was turned down by Dwight Howard, who left the Los Angeles Lakers to sign with Houston, and as the Hawks prepared for Josh Smith to depart for Detroit following nine seasons with Atlanta.
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ATLANTA What promised to be a potentially tumultuous offseason for the Hawks could result in even more seismic changes than expected.
On Wednesday night, the Milwaukee Bucks signed Hawks starting point guardrestricted free agent Jeff Teague to an offer sheet. Now, Atlanta has three days to to match it, or simply let Teague follow former Hawks head coach Larry Drew to Milwaukee...
The Atlanta Hawks, facing a decision with restricted free agent Jeff Teague, have signed point guard Dennis Schroder, a first-round draft pick from Germany.
The Hawks confirmed Thursday that Teague has signed a four-year, $32 million offer sheet with Milwaukee, where he would be reunited with former Atlanta coach Larry Drew. The Hawks have three days to match the offer.
Unless they elect to match an offer sheet, the Atlanta Hawks could lose their starting point guard, as restricted free agent Jeff Teague signed an offer sheet with the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported the news, which it said team officials confirmed. The deal reportedly is for four years and worth 32-million. The Hawks have three days to match...
RFA Jeff Teague doesn’t think the Hawks will match the offer from the Bucks and has told GM Danny Ferry that he is ready to move on, according to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Jeff Teague to the AJC:
“I enjoyed by time there. They are going in a different direction. I’m going in a different direction. It’s time to move on.”
“[Milwaukee] was a perfect...
The Atlanta Hawks announced their 2013 Summer League roster on Thursday.
Dennis Schroder, John Jenkins, Shelvin Mack, Mike Muscala, Jared Cunningham, Mike Thomas and Adonis Thomas headline the roster.
The Milwaukee Bucks plan to sign restricted free-agent point guard Jeff Teague to a four-year, 32 million offer sheet, according to multiple reports.
Once the offer sheet is officially signed, Atlanta would have three days to match the contract or let Teague go to the Bucks.
Teague sent out a cryptic Tweet late Wednesday night: "It's a blessing all I can do is thank god...
TGR would like to welcome back Jordan Farmar after his one year in Turkey. Farmar should play nicely into the Lakers PG rotation. Read more HERE.
Jeff Teague reportedly plans to sign an offer sheet with the Milwaukee Bucks as a restricted free agent. The deal is reportedly worth $32 million over four years.
Teague will now play the waiting game with his current team – the Atlanta Hawks – who have three days to match the offer once Teague signs, or they could allow him to go on his way. If Teague, the Hawks’ starting...
Reportedly the Cleveland Cavaliers made a $24 million (with incentives) offer to Andrew Bynum on Monday; the newest report from Ken Berger states the enigmatic center will be meeting with the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday, as well as, making his final decision. Andrew Bynum is meeting with Hawks officials in Atlanta on Tuesday and expects [...]The post Report: Atlanta Hawks to meet with...
The Utah Jazz defeated the Brooklyn Nets by a final score of 98-69 in Summer League play on Wednesday.
Jeremy Evans had 15 points and nine rebounds. Alec Burks had 14 points.
Chris Wright had 20 points on 8-for-13 shooting for the Nets.
Jordan Farmar and the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a one-year deal at the veteran's minimum.
The Lakers must first negotiate a buyout with Farmar's club in Turkey, Anadolu Efes, which is believed to be in the $500,000 range. The buyout will not count against the cap of the Lakers.
Farmar signed a three-year, $10.5 million deal last summer to play in the Turkish Basketball...
Jeff Teague plans to sign a four-year, $32 million-plus contract offer sheet with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to sources.
Teague is a restricted free agent, giving the Atlanta Hawks three days to match the offer.
New Bucks coach Larry Drew coached Teague with the Hawks.
It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, and we’ve feeling good about this Jazz off-season. In this week’s TBS podcast, we discuss the NBA draft; the big trade that brought Brandon Rush, Richard Jefferson, Andris Biedrins, and five more draft picks to the Jazz; how will Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap do in new cities; and more. Jay Roberts, Michael England, and John English break it down.