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DeMarre Carroll thanks the Hawks, says goodbye to Atlanta

He's no longer a member of the Atlanta Hawks, but new Toronto Raptors wing DeMarre Carroll will always consider Atlanta home. It's where he became the NBA player he is today. It's where he challeneged Kyle Korver to 3-point shooting contests. And it's where he got Quin Snyder, now the coach of the Utah Jazz but at the time an assistant with the Hawks, in trouble with Atlanta coach...
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DeMarre Carroll: Hawks' decision came down to Carroll or Paul Millsap

Technically, he has to wait until the NBA moratorium is over on July 9 to become a member of the Toronto Raptors in the official sense. But for all intents and purposes, former Atlanta Hawks wing DeMarre Carroll is now a member of #WeTheNorth.And with the Hawks in his rear-view mirror, Carroll opened up about his decision to leave Atlanta for Toronto, what the Hawks told him about...
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Atlanta Hawks poised for another sensational season

This past NBA season, the Atlanta Hawks’ magnificent run had come to an abrupt halt when the Cleveland Cavaliers swept them in the Eastern Conference Finals. As of late, many were concerned that they might not be able to construct a team capable of achieving a similar level of success as their historic 2015-16 Season. But with the way things are going, the Hawks look to be in...
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Carroll doesn’t just bring skill to Toronto; he brings relevance

Earlier this week when the news broke that LaMarcus Aldridge was going to meet with the Toronto Raptors as part of his free agency tour, it was easy to scoff at the notion that he would actually consider a pitch from such an off-the-board organization. Toronto, a perenially anonymous franchise playing in an outpost city in a “foreign” country has never been invited to wine...
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Raptors signing Carroll is shrewdest move of free agency

DeMarre Carroll made the announcement on social media Wednesday that he is heading to Toronto to play for head coach Dwane Casey and the Raptors. #WeThe North I will be playing for Toronto Raptors next year!!!! I'm Blessed for this Opportunity!… — DeMarre Carroll (@DeMarreCarroll1) July 1, 2015 #WeTheNorth I will be playing for...Read More
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Toronto Raptors: DeMarre Carroll Signing Grade

(May 19, 2015 – Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… DeMarre Carroll’s exceptional year earned him a massive payday, courtesy of the Toronto Raptors. The former Hawks forward will be moving north to join the Raptors on a massive 4 year, $60 million contract, locking him up as their starting small forward for the foreseeable...
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Hawks' free agent wing Carroll signs with Raptors

For the first time in his career, 29-year-old wing DeMarre Carroll entered free agency with leverage. And he took advantage of the situation, too, signing a lucrative deal with the Torono Raptors on the first day of free agency. Carroll and the Raptors reportedly agreed to a four-year, $60 million deal on Wednesday. Carroll was one the NBA's biggest bargain contracts after signing...
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Report: DeMarre Carroll Will Sign with Toronto Raptors

DeMarre Carroll will play for the Toronto Raptors next season, the small forward shared on his Twitter account. #WeThe North I will be playing for Toronto Raptors next year!!!! I'm Blessed for this Opportunity!… — DeMarre Carroll (@DeMarreCarroll1) July 1, 2015 According to Sam Amick of USA Today, Carroll’s contract is worth $60 million over four...
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DeMarre Carroll Agrees to Deal with the Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors were looking to make a splash in free agency this offseason, and they were able to do just that. According to DeMarre Carroll on Twitter, he has agreed to sign with the Raptors. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports has reported that the deal is worth $60 million over the next four seasons. #WeThe North I will be playing for Toronto Raptors next year!!!! I’m...
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DeMarre Carroll suffers knee injury during Game 1

DeMarre Carroll suffered what appeared to be a serious knee injury during the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals Wednesday against the Cavaliers. Carroll was driving to the basket and picked up his dribble as he headed to the hoop with about four minutes left in the game. It’s unclear whether...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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