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The Atlanta Hawks have traded Marvin Williams to the Utah Jazz for Devin Harris.
[Related: Hawks trade Joe Johnson to Nets]
The Atlanta Hawks are closing in on their second significant trade of this early offseason, agreeing in principle Monday to trade forward Marvin Williams for Utah Jazz point guard Devin Harris, according to sources briefed on the discussions.
The deal, which is pending league approval, would mean that new Hawks general manager Danny Ferry will have shed Atlanta’s two most onerous contracts — Joe Johnson and Williams — in his first week-plus on the job.
Along with the Joe Johnson trade, this one won’t become official until July 11.
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As this day goes by more and more news about former Tar Heels now in the National Basketball Association comes out. This time it’s about forward Marvin Williams (6’9″/245 lbs), who was the first ever Top 5 pick to be chosen in the NBA Draft without ever starting a game while in college. And while that is somewhat a skewed statistic, since he only played one season in Chapel...
Shortly after agreeing to trade shooting guard Joe Johnson to the Nets, the Atlanta Hawks dealt forward Marvin Williams to the Utah Jazz for PG Devin Harris. Both Williams and Devin Harris are owed about $8 million for next season ($8.3 mil to Williams, $8.5 for Harris) but Harris’s deal expires after next season. Williams has [...]
NBAE via Getty ImagesThe Atlanta Hawks have been wheeling-and-dealing and their GM Danny Ferry is probably the most praised man in the city right now. According to Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com, Atlanta was able to trade away forward Marvin Williams away to the Utah Jazz for point guard Devin Harris.
This is a win-win for both teams. The Hawks were able to shed a lot...
The Hawks have agreed to send Marvin Williams to the Jazz for Devin Harris.
Mo Williams isn't the 20-year-old rookie that he was when he first arrived in Salt Lake City in 2003.
He's married now, with four kids, another on the way and enough money to buy a house in place of the tiny apartment he once had.
What hasn't changed is the toughness he brings, toughness he vowed to carry forward after being reunited with the Utah Jazz following a multi...
Josh Smith, one of the star players on the Atlanta Hawks, is reportedly encouraged that new GM Danny Ferry has traded away Joe Johnson and Marvin Williams over the past few days.
Why would Josh Smith be “thrilled” that the team traded away arguably their best player in Johnson and a rotation player in Marvin Williams? To add to this strange report, Smith has not been shy in the...
ATLANTA — Once again the Hawks are tearing things down to rebuild the franchise. On Monday new DM Danny Ferry jettisoned Joe Johnson’s hefty contract to Brooklyn in exchange for Jordan Farmar, Anthony Morrow, Johan Petro, DeShawn Stevenson and Jordan Williams from the Nets. Atlanta also will receive a 2013 first-round draft pick that is lottery-protected through 2016.
Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry is not playing and is evicting most of the tenants on the Hawks roster. No, wait. He is evicting them, throwing all of their belongings out on the curb and starting those things on fire. A few hours after the report was out on the interwebs that the Brooklyn Nets [...]
Marvin Williams is gone and Joe Johnson is on his way out once Deron Williams re-signs with the Brooklyn Nets. Atlanta Hawks’ general manager Danny Ferry has moved two of the team’s biggest contracts in only one week on the job. Williams who was displeased with how he was being used on the team, requested a trade earlier this season. He was traded to the Utah Jazz for Devin...
It appears the Atlanta Hawks are heading into a bit of a re-building mode as new general manager Danny Ferry has dealt Joe Johnson to the Brooklyn Nets and Marvin Williams to the Utah Jazz; clearing up a ton of salary cap for the future.
Nets receive: SG-Joe Johnson
Hawks receive: SG-Anthony Morrow, G/F-DeShawn Stevenson, C-Johan Petro, PG-Jordan Farmar, PF-Jordan Williams, lottery...
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New Hawks GM Danny Ferry was able to accomplish the unthinkable today finding a taker for Joe Johnson and the remaining $90 million on his contract. In return the Hawks will receive Anthony Morrow, Jordan Farmar, Jordan Williams, Johan Petro, DeShawn Stevenson & the Rockets 2013 lottery protected first...
In what will go down as a historic day in franchise history, new Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry, celebrating one week on the job, drastically re-made the team's roster.
According to multiple reports, Ferry shipped out leading scorer and six-time All-Star Joe Johnson, who has the second-most dollars remaining on his contract of any player in the league at 90 million...
New general manager Danny Ferry made two bold moves to shed cumbersome contracts from the Atlanta Hawks' roster, trading Joe Johnson to the Brooklyn Nets and reportedly dealing fellow forward Marvin Williams to the Utah Jazz for guard Devin Harris. The Nets acquired Johnson in exchange for five players and a draft pick. The Hawks receive Jordan Farmar, Anthony Morrow, Jordan...