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DeMarre Carroll Has Overcome Lifetime of Turmoil in Crafting Unique NBA Role

DeMarre Carroll shouldn't be in the NBA right now, much less starting for the Atlanta Hawks. But this isn't a story about a player who's not talented or is a troublemaker. See, this starting small forward traveled the kind of road to NBA success few have experienced. The personal challenges he's had to face still linger in his mind, from the pain of his oldest brother...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Possible free agent pick-ups

Last week I talked about which Atlanta Hawks free agents would stay and which would go. Basing what I said in that article we’ll look at some possible free agent signings the Hawks could make this summer. The Hawks will enter free agency with approximately 15 million to spend. Here are some suggestions that readers gave me and my responses: Carmelo Anthony: Is he staying in New...
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks focusing on putting away Pacers in Game 6

ATLANTA -- Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll is a self-described junkyard dog. So forgive him if he was using metaphors in reference to the Hawks' need to close out their series with Indiana, the Eastern Conference's top seed, in Game 6 on Thursday -- metaphors relating to fighting and animals and both at the same time. "My uncle always told me, 'If you see me in a fight...
Via Fox Sports South
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks are better with Lou Williams on the bench

Atlanta Hawks are better with Lou Williams on the benchLou Williams is missing in action. The one time dynamic offensive threat has not seen the floor in the past three games. Williams played 25 minutes and scored 15 points on 3-7 shooting against the Phoenix Suns March 2. The following game Lou found himself on the bench for most of the game, including the entire second half, logging...
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' DeMarre Carroll sprains thumb in win over the Cavaliers

The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday by the score of 127-125. The win improved their record to 16-13, second in the Southeast Division. But the Hawks lost two players to injury in the game. Center Al Horford left with a shoulder injury and DeMarre Carroll left with a thumb reported a tweet by the official Twitter feed of the Atlanta...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks announce Carroll signing

The Hawks announced the signing of DeMarre Carroll Saturday one day after the small forward inked his two-year contract. “DeMarre is a great fit for our program” general manager Danny Ferry said in a statement released by the team. “He is an unselfish highly competitive player. His versatility in defending multiple positions will make him a valuable contributor to our basketball...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks sign Carroll, waive Stevenson

The Hawks have signed free agent forward DeMarre Carroll, president of basketball operationsgeneral manager Danny Ferry announced Saturday. Carroll played in 66 games for the Jazz last season, averaging six points and 2.8 rebounds. He made 12 starts. DeMarre is a great fit for our program, Ferry said. He is an unselfish, highly competitive player. His versatility in defending multiple...
Via Fox Sports South
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: DeMarre Carroll Agrees To 2-Year, $5 Million Deal With Hawks

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, forward, DeMarre Carroll, has agreed to a 2-year, $5 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks. The 3-year NBA veteran averaged 6 points and 2.8 rebounds in 17 minutes per game for the Utah this season. This will be his fifth team in five seasons, previously playing for the Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets, Denver Nuggets and most recently, the Jazz.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

DeMarre Carroll Reaches Two-year, $5M Deal With Hawks

Free agent DeMarre Carroll has agreed to a two-year, $5 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, agent Mark Bartelstein said. Carroll’s new deal holds no options, a league source told RealGM. Carroll had been pursued as one of the solid wing players on the free agency market, a season after averaging six points and nearly three rebounds for the Utah Jazz.
Via RealGM
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jazz notes: DeMarre Carroll patiently waits for his chance

After spending more than three weeks with the Jazz , forward DeMarre Carroll said Friday he's 100 percent ready to take the court. Carroll used DVDs and an old-fashioned playbook to learn Utah's offense. He understands what Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin wants from him. And he's easily fit in on a team with no egos and a competitive but laid-back vibe. But just because Carroll...
Via Fox Sports
March 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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