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Kyle Korver was once traded for summer league fees, copier

TweetAtlanta Hawks sharp-shooter Kyle Korver has developed into one of the most dangerous outside shooters in the NBA, but there was a time when he wasn’t nearly as coveted as he is now. In a recent profile of Korver’s career to date, Grantland’s Zach Lowe writes that a then-2nd round pick Korver was traded by the New Jersey Nets to the Philadelphia 76ers for some uncommon...
Via Los That Sports Blog
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Traded Kyle Korver For A Copy Machine During NBA Draft?

There are very few shooting specialists quite like the Atlanta Hawks’ Kyle Korver. Korver, who for his career has shot 42.5% from the three-point line, was originally drafted by the New Jersey Nets with the 51st pick in the NBA Draft. An article in Grantland notes that Korver was then immediately sold him to the Philadelphia […] The post Nets Traded Kyle Korver For A Copy Machine...
Via Diehardsport
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Korver’s three-point streak was saved by a text message from unlikely source

Kyle Korver nearly had his three-point streak snapped Kyle Korver recently broke Dana Barro’s three-point record by hitting at least one three pointer in 90 consecutive games. Korver breaking Barro’s previous record of 89 games is a great accomplishment, but like any long streak you need a little luck to go your way. And the luck Korver got came in the way of an assistant coach’s...
Via Pass The Pill
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Korver sets consecutive 3-pointer record in Hawks rout

ATLANTA -- On the night he set an NBA record for most consecutive games with a 3-pointer at 90, Kyle Korver talked about watching a highlight video a few years back that was filmed from his high school days in Iowa.He was the only sophomore on the team so he got the biggest jersey and the smallest shorts. Now 6-foot-7 and 212 pounds, he said he stood 6-4 and weighed 160 -- "...
Via Fox Sports South
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kyle Korver breaks NBA 3-point record

Kyle Korver made history tonight, hitting a three-pointer for the 90th consecutive game, breaking the NBA’s all-time record. The record was set during the first quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers-Atlanta Hawks game. Korver received a nice ovation from his team and the home fans after the made triple. Check out the video of the historic moment below. The post Report: Kyle Korver...
Via Basketball Bicker
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks' Korver ties NBA record for consecutive games with triple

ATLANTA Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver solidified his place in the NBA record books on Wednesday by extending his streak of games with at least one 3-pointer to 89 games, tying the all-time record. Korver needed just 30 seconds to tie the record with a three-pointer from the right elbow, his first attempt against the Los Angeles Clippers. Korver started the game after sitting...
Via Fox Sports South
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Korver to re-sign with Hawks

Kyle Korver received interest as a free agent, and it looks like he will end up staying in Atlanta with the Hawks on a nice deal.

Via Beyond The Buzzer
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Kyle Korver and Orlando Johnson convert consecutive 4-point plays (Video)

Atlanta Hawks forward Kyle Korver and Indiana Pacers guard Orlando Johnson were both fouled on consecutive plays while making 3-point shots during Monday night's game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. With both Korver and Johnson converting their foul shots, the end result was a sequence of consecutive 4-point plays in an NBA game, which is certainly something you don't see every...
Via Holdout Sports
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Korver's game-winner lifts Hawks past Wizards

ATLANTA -- Kyle Korver hit a long 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds remaining in overtime and the Atlanta Hawks beat Washington 101-100, extending the Wizards' franchise-worst start to 0-10. Korver, who had 16 points, hit his fifth 3-pointer after Kevin Seraphin's baseline jumper gave Washington a 100-98 lead. Following Korver's shot, Seraphin missed a hook shot. Martell Webster...
Via Fox Sports South
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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