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ESPN.com is reporting that Paul Millsap will not stay in Utah and has instead agreed to a 2 year, $19M deal with the Atlanta Hawks. This news means that the Utah Jazz are without both Paul Millsap and Al Jefferson, who earlier this week agreed to a huge deal with the Charlotte Bobcats. The Jazz clearly are looking to re-build around Trey Burke, Alec Burks, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, and Enes Kanter. The Jazz have decided it would be better to let these young guys fend for themselves and grow as a young unit instead of having their growth stunted by solid veterans who weren’t leading the Jazz to a championship.
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As for the Hawks, this move indicates that Josh Smith is likely on his way out of Atlanta, and they are looking for a guy to replace him. Multiple reports say that the Hawks and Rockets are working on a sign and trade that will send Josh Smith to the Houston Rockets and Omer Asik to the Hawks.
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The Atlanta Hawks have reached a multi-year agreement with Utah Jazz forward Paul Millsap, according to multiple media outlets.
With the Jazz last season, his seventh NBA campaign, Millsap averaged 14.6 points and 7.1 rebounds, while shooting 49 percent from the field. He also tallied 15 double-doubles for the year, including a 20-point, 13-rebound, five-assist effort against the...
The Atlanta Hawks have come to agreement with Jazz free agent power forward Paul Millsap on a 2-year deal according to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Chris Broussard of ESPN adds the contract will be worth $19 million.
In order to absorb the $24 million in expiring contracts from the Warriors, the Utah Jazz renounced the rights to forward Paul Millsap, according...
The Utah Jazz have renounced their Bird Rights to Paul Millsap in order to acquire two first round picks from the Golden State Warriors.
The Jazz used their cap space to acquire Richard Jefferson, Andris Biedrins and Brandon Rush from the Warriors.
Millsap is an unrestricted free agent.
Josh Smith's tenure with his hometown Atlanta Hawks has, as expected, come to an end, according to multiple media reports. Smith, 27, who is an unrestricted free agent, agreed to a deal with the Detroit Pistons on Saturday.
The deal is reportedly worth four years, 56 million, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski.
Smith, who was drafted by the Hawks with the No...
The Utah Jazz played a game with two of their unrestricted big men, and lost both of them in the process.
After allowing Al Jefferson to walk to the Bobcats, the Jazz just lost Paul Millsap who just agreed to a two-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that the deal is for 2 years at $19 million.
Last season, Millsap averaged 14.6 points...
The Detroit Pistons have landed their first free agent of the offseason as Josh Smith has agreed to a four-year deal that will pay him $56 million, a source has confirmed to ESPN.com.
Smith was one of the first players the Pistons targeted when they were able to begin speaking with free agents this week.
The 6-foot-9 Smith will join Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond in Detroit...
Goodbye Houston rumors, Josh Smith will reportedly sign with the Detroit Pistons on a 4-year deal worth $56 million, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
Smith averaged 17.5 points, 8.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists for the Atlanta Hawks last season.
The Pistons looked to of finally landed a targeted piece.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Detroit and free agent forward Josh Smith agreed to terms on a 4-year/$56 million dollar contract Saturday morning.
Y! Sources: Free agent forward Josh Smith agrees to a four year, $56 million with the Detroit Pistons. http://t.co/Ro6zbwhulS
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Two people close to the negotiations say the Atlanta Hawks have agreed to contracts with free agents Paul Millsap and DeMarre Carroll.
The people spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday on condition of anonymity because contracts cannot become official until Wednesday when the NBA's free agency moratorium ends.
Millsap and Carroll played for the Utah Jazz last season.
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With the Dwight Howard domino fallen, the decisions of the other major free agents are sure to come in swift.
Friday, as the Warriors were trying to clear cap room for a potential blockbuster, the Warriors reached an agreement with free agent forward Andre Iguodala, perhaps cementing the Warriors' place in the Western Conference's elite. Saturday, the Pistons got the other...
While much of the NBA news today surrounded Dwight Howard's decision to sign with the Houston Rockets, the NBA's Hang Time Blog reported on the non-Dwight news of the night, among which I came across this tidbit:
Paul Millsap agreed to terms on a two-year, $19 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, sliding into the power forward role vacated by the pending move of Josh Smith...
The Jazz took a gamble with their two unrestricted big men, and well they lost. Both Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap have decided to take their talents elsewhere.
Al Jefferson decided that he was better off served in Charlotte with the Bobcats. Jefferson will sign a three-year deal worth $40.5 million. Jefferson averaged 17.8 points and 9.2 rebounds last season.
As for Paul Millsap...
With Dwight Howard choosing the Houston Rockets, the rest of the dominoes are start to fall in place for the rest of the NBA free agents. Josh Smith was rumored to be heading to Houston in a sign-and-trade deal but has instead signed with the Detroit Pistons. The Atlanta Hawks replaced Smith with former Utah Jazz power forward Paul Millsap while O.J. Mayo inked with the Milwaukee...