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Hawks waive Eddie, Pittman, trim roster to 15

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks have trimmed their roster to 15 players by waiving forward Jarell Eddie and center Dexter Pittman. The moves on Tuesday were expected. The offseason signings of wing players Thabo Sefolosha and Kent Bazemore, combined with the addition of rookie center Adreian Payne, left no openings on the roster. Eddie and Pittman didn't play in the Hawks'...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014/15 Oklahoma CIty Thunder – Rising Down

<img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-2324" src="http://cdn1.bloguin.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/130/2014/03/USATSI_7842513_164908770_lowres-300x199.jpg" alt=""<strong" /> (Kevin Durant by Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports)   It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming...
Via Hoops Manifesto
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Millsap, Hawks hold off Hornets, 117-114 in OT

ATLANTA (AP) Paul Millsap scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks recovered after losing a fourth-quarter lead to beat the Charlotte Hornets 117-114 in overtime in an exhibition game on Monday night. Elton Brand's jumper and two free throws by Thabo Sefolosha gave the Hawks a 116-112 lead. Brian Roberts answered with a jumper to cut the lead to two points. Sefolosha, who had...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hottest Players in the Preseason: John Jenkins

John Jenkins is going to really have to impress the coaching staff if he plans on earning minutes this season.  He is stuck in at a position that features Kyle Korver, Thabo Sefolosha, and Kent Bazemore for the Hawks, which means it will be troublesome for him finding minutes.  Jenkins has turned a few eyes the past few seasons when he gets enough minutes to do so, but like the...
Via TopSportsReport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2014/15 Atlanta Hawks: Rising Up

(Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports) It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming season will be their best ever. While some teams will surely be rising up, the same amount will be rising down, with the rest floating along treading water (rising sideways).  Since we at The Hoops Manifesto are always 100% accurate with our...
Via Hoops Manifesto
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Who Starts At Shooting Guard?

Incumbent starter Thabo Sefolosha is no longer with the Oklahoma City Thunder, having chosen to sign with the Altanta Hawks. Many have wondered if it was the right decision to let Sefolosha go, but the truth is, paying $12 million over three years for an aging shooting guard would have hamstrung the Thunder’s financial flexibility. However, […] Oklahoma City Thunder: Who Starts...
Via NBA Draft Blog
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha pulls out of Swiss national team to focus on season with Hawks

Thabo Sefolosha was the Thunder’s reliable “3 and D” guy, until his three point shot became unreliable. The guy who had shot better than 40 percent the two previous seasons in Oklahoma City shot 31.6 percent from three last year and found himself a free agent without much demand. He’s looking for a bounce back year with the Hawks, likely coming off the bench behind Kyle...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Atlanta Hawks: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Moves Made Signed Kent Bazemore and Thabo Sefolosha Drafted Adreian Payne Strongest move: Signing Kent Bazemore Bazemore was quietly signed by the Hawks to a two year, $4 million contract. So why is such a small scale deal ranked as their strongest move? It addressed a clear...
Via HoopStuff
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

For Thunder, out with Sefolosha, in with Morrow

On May 31, 2014, in a thrilling overtime game, the San Antonio Spurs eliminated the Oklahoma City Thunder in six games, as the Spurs would march forward toward the NBA Finals, where they would eventually be crowned the 2014 NBA Champions. That night on May 31, Thunder guard/forward Thabo Sefolosha logged a “Did Not Play” […]
Via Project Spurs
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Grading the offseason

This offseason many fans were expecting the Atlanta Hawks to make a serious push for a big name free agent like Lebron James or Carmelo Anthony. And just like last year when the Hawks failed to lure in Dwight Howard, James and Anthony have signed contracts and the Hawks were left looking at the second tier. That’s not a bad thing as Atlanta has a long term plan and they know what...
Via isportsweb.com
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks ink Sefolosha, waive Salmons as free agency begins

ATLANTA -- With NBA free agency officially under way, the Atlanta Hawks have executed two separate deals to improve the roster and clear up salary-cap space. On Thursday, the Hawks released veteran forward John Salmons, who was acquired in the trade with the Toronto Raptors -- along with a second-round pick in 2015 -- for guard Lou Williams and big man Lucas Nogueira, Atlanta'...
Via Fox Sports South
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Projected Starting 5

Point Guard Jeff Teague- Teague had a good season last year for the Hawks. He had to carry this team to the playoffs. Teague is the future for this Hawks team.Shooting GuardThabo Sefolosha- Thabo was signed by the Hawks a few days ago. He will help out on defense a ton for this team because of his long arms. This was a good move by the Hawks, to sign Sefolosha.Small Forward DeMarre...
Via TopSportsReport
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Speaking With Big Name Free Agent

The Atlanta Hawks have already made one move in free agency, signing swing man Thabo Sefolosha. Despite not having big man Al Horford for much of last season, the Hawks had a nice year, capped with a first round exit where they gave the Indiana Pacers some problems. Nobody is expecting them to make a huge free agent splash, but then again, no one expected them to sign Paul Millsap...
Via Pass The Pill
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha Heading To Atlanta; What Does He Bring Them?

Thabo Sefolosha agreed to 3 year deal for 12 million, this is a good signing for the hawks Sefolosha is a good defender and also can produce on offense too so he can help them both ways. Also he can give some good veteran leadership too, the hawks are looking to improve after losing in the first round last year against the Pacers. This signing shows the Hawks are heading into the right...
Via TopSportsReport
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Sign Thabo Sefolosha

Thabo Sefolosha has agreed to a three-year, $12 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, according to RealGM. The former Thunder landed a fully guaranteed deal with no team or player options. Sefolosha is a 30-year-old veteran who brings toughness and hard work on a daily basis. He averaged 6.3 points and 3.6 rebounds... The post Hawks Sign Thabo Sefolosha appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Sefolosha Signing Grade

Atlanta Hawks: Sefolosha Signing Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The Hawks were about as average as possible on each side of the floor this season, oddly ranking 15th in both points scored per game as well as points given up per game, so they could’ve gone either way with their first signing this summer. They chose defense as a priority clearly, by signing renown...
Via HoopStuff
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards turn to Caron Butler after Thabo Sefolosha signs with Hawks

Not trying to be left in the cold, the Wizards are now moving to Plan C for a small forward after Thabo Sefolosha signed with the Atlanta Hawks. Michael Lee of the Washington Post reports the Wizards have turned to Caron Butler in the wake of Sefolosha signing, while waiting on a decision from free agent Trevor Ariza. “The [...] The post Wizards turn to Caron Butler after Thabo...
Via KCM Sports
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha to join Hawks

Once again, the Miami Heat’s heart is broken. Thabo Sefolosha is signing with the Atlanta Hawks. There was a report earlier today that Miami had contacted him and was seriously interested in signing him as their new role player. The really sad thing for them is that he was well in their price range. So I guess for them it’s just onto the next person on their list which is for...
Via KC Sports Ninja
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent News: Hawks sign Sefolosha, Kings get Collison

As we wait for the big names such as LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony to decide on their next moves, a couple of lower profile free agents have decided where they will play next season. The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to terms with veteran Thabo Sefolosha, and the Sacramento Kings did the same with point guard Darren Collison.Photo by Keith Allison via FlickrSefolosha will sign a three...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha agrees to three-year deal with Atlanta Hawks

Free agent guard and defensive specialist Thabo Sefolosha has agreed to a three-year deal worth $12 million with the Atlanta Hawks. Shams Charania of RealGM.com first reported the news, which comes with no team or player option. Free agent guard Thabo Sefolosha has reached agreement on a three-year, $12 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, […]
Via Full Scale Sports
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha agrees to 3-year deal with Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks reached an agreement on Thursday with Thabo Sefolosha, a free-agent shooting guard who averaged 6.3 points and 26 minutes on the floor per game last season in 61 games for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Sefolosha agreed to a three-year deal worth $12 million, according to RealGM. In nine seasons (three with the Chicago Bulls and six with the Thunder), Sefolosha has...
Via Fox Sports South
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha Agrees To Three-Year, $12M Deal With Hawks

Free agent guard Thabo Sefolosha has reached agreement on a three-year, $12 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, league sources told RealGM. The deal will be fully guaranteed – with no team or player options. Sefolosha, 30, had a run of five-plus seasons as the starting shooting guard for the Oklahoma City Thunder, and he helped established a defensive identity along with Kendrick...
Via RealGM
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha Reaches Agreement with Atlanta Hawks

Real GM’s Shams Charania is reporting that Thabo Sefolosha has reached agreement on a three-year, $12 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks.  The veteran guard has spent the last six season with the Oklahoma City Thunder, but was a DNP coach’s decision three out of the five games during the Western Conference Finals match up against the Spurs. During his last season with the...
Via Overtime
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha Agrees To 3-Year, $12 Million Deal With Hawks

Former Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha has reportedly agreed to a three-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks. Free agent guard Thabo Sefolosha has reached agreement on a three-year, $12 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, league source tells RealGM. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 3, 2014 Sefolosha’s strength is on the defensive end, but he’ll also provide...
Via Thacover2
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha Agrees to 3 Year, $12 Million Deal With Hawks

Not a bad deal for Thabo considering he flamed out in OKC. Free agent guard Thabo Sefolosha has reached agreement on a three-year, $12 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, league source tells RealGM. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 3, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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