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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 Hill, he also left after winning a national title. He went second to Atlanta in the 2005 draft, and now will be moving west, to join the Utah Jazz, or so says Marc Stein of ESPN. And while the seven year pro came into the NBA with the magical word “potential” all over him he has never been as good as the billing for a second overall pick should be.
Just going online and on SportsCenter: Hawks have agreed in principle to deal Marvin Williams to Utah for Devin Harris to shed even more $
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 2, 2012
The former Carolina small forward and national champion under head coach Roy Williams ...
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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 [...]
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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...
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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...