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Hawks get passing grade for offseason ... but just barely

It's a tried and true motto for getting through college: "C's get degrees." And those words will have to placate the Atlanta Hawks for now.Atlanta had an up-and-down offseason, re-signing Paul Millsap and adding Tiago Splitter but losing DeMarre Carroll. And as Insider Kevin Pelton writes in assessing the Hawks a "C" grade for their offseason, Atlanta doomed itself to such...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Tiago Splitter Trade Grade

April 21, 2015 – Source: Harry How/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… Despite parting ways with free agent forward DeMarre Carroll, the Hawks were still able to add talent during the free agency period, starting with a trade that brought Tiago Splitter from San Antonio to Atlanta. After losing Pero Antic to the Euroleague, the Atlanta...
Via HoopStuff
18 days ago  |  Discuss

What did the Spurs get for Tiago Splitter?

The San Antonio Spurs had a tremendous offseason, but most of it would not have been possible if they didn't find another team willing to take Tiago Splitter off their hands. Thankfully, the Atlanta Hawks were willing to add the 30-year-old center to their frontcourt, giving San Antonio enough cap space to make a serious play for LaMarcus Aldridge, among other players. But, since...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks finalize trade for Spurs center Tiago Splitter

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks have finalized their trade with San Antonio for Tiago Splitter to add depth to center and power forward. Splitter averaged 8.3 points, 5.3 rebounds in his first five NBA seasons with the Spurs. Atlanta sent the draft rights to Georgios Printezis and a future second-round pick to San Antonio. To make room for Splitter, the Hawks requested waivers on...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs trade Splitter to Hawks, acquire draft rights for Printezis & 2017 2nd round pick

Thursday, the San Antonio Spurs announced center Tiago Splitter has been traded to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for a protected 2017 second round draft pick, as well as the draft rights to Georgios Printezis. As it was reported last week, the Spurs had to trade Splitter in order to open cap room to sign LaMarcus […]
Via Project Spurs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Never mind: Spurs trade Tiago Splitter to Atlanta Hawks (not the Cavs)

A day ago, the San Antonio Spurs were looking to clear salary cap space in an effort to make room to sign former Trail Blazers star LaMarcus Aldridge. The Cavs looked like a potential trading partner, armed with Brendan Haywood’s contract, which the Spurs could immediately write off. Some combination of Patty Mills, Boris Diaw, and Tiago Splitter was floated as a possible return...
Via Waiting For Next Year
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs sign Danny Green to deal, trade Tiago Splitter

The San Antonio Spurs’ pursuit of free agent LaMarcus Aldridge put Danny Green’s future into question with the franchise, but ESPN’s Chris Broussard reports the shooting guard is sticking around. Sources: Danny Green has agreed to a 4 year, $45 million deal with the Spurs — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) July 1, 2015   Green rose to league-wide popularity in...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Acquire Tiago Splitter from San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs are fresh off of re-signing both Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green, but they weren’t done making moves there. It is the Spurs’ ultimate goal to now go out and sign star forward LaMarcus Aldridge and they had to clear some cap space in order to do that. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Spurs have traded center Tiago Splitter...
Via Hoops-Nation
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiago Splitter's Game 4 flop was too much (Vine)

San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter failed to draw a foul, but drew some embarrassing attention to himself, with a massive flop in the second quarter of Tuesday night's Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference Finals against Oklahoma City.Splitter was guarding Thunder forward Serge Ibaka and threw himself onto the ground after a light elbow from Ibaka. The play on the court continued...
Via Holdout Sports
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tiago Splitter shoots airball on jump hook from two feet away (GIF)

San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter had an embarrassingly bad shot during Thursday night's game at Golden State when he shot an airball with a jump hook just two feet from the basket.Splitter played for 28 minutes in the game as the Spurs gave their stars Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker the night off. Splitter made up for the terrible miss by knocking down the game...
Via Holdout Sports
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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