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Nets traded Kyle Korver in 2003 for office supplies

Photo: AP Atlanta Hawks guard/forward Kyle Korver has become one of the best three-point shooters in the entire NBA, and enough of a valuable asset that Korver is currently in the running to represent Team USA in the 2016 Olympics. Korver is competing for a spot against some of the best players in all of the league for a potential spot, which many think he will get. The veteran shooter...
Via New York Sports-Kings
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ivan Johnson Signs Two-Year Deal With Mavericks

Ivan Johnson’s contract with the Dallas Mavericks will be for two seasons, with partial guarantees, league sources told RealGM. The Mavericks announced the signing on Tuesday. Johnson played for the Mavericks’ summer league entry in Las Vegas, averaging 7.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, one steal and 20.8 minutes per game. Johnson spent the 2013-14 season with the Zhejiang in the Chinese...
Via RealGM
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets Sold Kyle Korver’s Draft Rights to Buy a Copy Machine in 2003

Sharp-shooting Kyle Korver has been underestimated for most of his career. After spending the first 10 years of his NBA career bouncing around between four teams, the 33-year-old has settled into his role as the deadliest shooter in the league for the Atlanta Hawks. While it may have taken teams a while to realize how valuable someone with Korver’s shooting touch could be, the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 hours ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nets Sold Kyle Korver To Cover 2003 Summer League, Purchase Copy Machine

The then-New Jersey Nets picked Kyle Korver with the 51st overall selection in the 2003 NBA Draft and sold his draft rights to the Philadelphia 76ers for $125,000. The cash covered the Nets' Summer League bill and they spent the leftover money on a new copy machine. Korver developed into one of the NBA's most valued swingmen. “We gave away a good player for summer league...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Paul Millsap Added To Team USA Roster

Atlanta Hawks one-time NBA All-Star, Paul Millsap, 29, has been added to the United States Men’s Basketball roster for the forthcoming FIBA World Cup Spain 2014. The Hawks now have two representatives in the United States roster in Millsap and Kyle Korver, who are preparing for the major international tournament on August 30. United States commences with a training camp for FIBA...
Via Overtime
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Millsap nets invite to U.S. team training camp

Kevin Love's loss is now Paul Millsap's gain. On Sunday, USA Basketball added the Hawks forward to the 2014-16 USA's Men's National Team roster, putting the All-Star in position to play for the Americans at this summer's inaugural World Cup -- and the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics in two years. "I'm very excited about being added to the USA Men's...
Via Fox Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Team USA invites Paul Millsap to training camp

  Paul Millsap has been invited to USA basketball’s training camp for the 2014 FIBA World Cup.Courtesy: http://www.cbssports.com The 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain starts on August 30, and USA basketball will start training camp later this week in Las Vegas.  Team USA is currently lacking size–their average height is 6’7–since players like Kevin Love, LaMarcus Aldridge...
Via KC Sports Ninja
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Paul Millsap Invited To Team USA Roster

Team USA has had several big-name players opt to not play for the team for the 2014 FIBA World Cup such as Kevin Love, Blake Griffin, LaMarcus Aldridge and much more. With the frontcourt looking slim, USA has invited Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap to the roster. According to ESPN, Millsap has been invited to the team’s training camp in Las Vegas. The addition of Millsap brings...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Team USA invites Paul Millsap

In the wake of multiple withdrawals of frontcourt candidates for the national team, USA Basketball has invited Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap to its training camp this week in Las Vegas, sources told ESPN. After initially planning to make no roster additions after the withdrawals of Kevin Love, Blake Griffin and LaMarcus Aldridge, USAB officials decided to bring Millsap in as...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap invited to join team USA in their 6 day training camp.

photo credit: http://photopin.com Paul Millsap has officially been invited to join the team USA training camp. Millsap had a very impressive season last year with the Atlanta Hawks, and was their main scoring option. Millsap is a stretch four, who can shoot the ball, and has impressive post moves. Millsap could provide great scoring off the bench for Team USA, and help them win another...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap Receives Invitation For Team USA

Paul Millsap has been invited to the Team USA camp in Las Vegas. The United States has a shortage of frontcourt players after both Blake Griffin and Kevin Love withdrew from participating.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Shelvin Mack Resigning Grade

Atlanta Hawks: Shelvin Mack Resigning Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Contract: 3 seasons, 7.3 million The Atlanta Hawks have brought back Shelvin Mack on a three year, $7.3 million contract with a team option for the third year. Mack served as the Hawks’ backup point guard to starter Jeff Teague during the 2013-14 regular season and played well, scoring...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: What Should Be Their Starting 5?

Atlanta Hawks: What Should Be Their Starting 5? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Atlanta Hawks just had a playoff season despite their best player Al Horford missing the majority of the season. They played well and it took a lot of 3 pointers just to make it, but with Horford they can be one of the 4-5 best teams in the East next season. This is what their starting...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Shelvin Mack resigns with the Hawks

photo credit: http://photopin.com Shelvin Mack has officially re-signed with the Atlanta Hawks, 3 years $7.3 million contract. Mack was a great role player for the Hawks last season, putting up 7 points and 3 assists per game. The Hawks were able to sneak into the playoffs last season, in a very weak eastern conference, and they seem to want to stick to the same game plan. The Hawks...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks re-sign point guard Shelvin Mack

The Atlanta Hawks were pleasantly surprised with their season last year, and ended up pushing the Indiana Pacers to a Game 7 in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. One of the key players to help with that run was backup point guard Shelvin Mack, who provided stability and scoring off of the bench. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski, the Hawks agreed to a new deal with...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks sign top pick Payne

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks signed their first-round draft pick, Adreian Payne, the team announced on Friday. Payne was the 15th overall selection in the 2014 NBA Draft, after playing four seasons at Michigan State. Payne finished his college career as Michigan State's all-time leader in blocked shots (141), and scored 1,232 points while pulling down 735 rebounds. He gave Hawks...
Via Fox Sports South
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Shelvin Mack Agrees To Three-Year, $7.3M Deal With Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks and Shelvin Mack have agreed upon a three-year, $7.3 million deal. The Hawks own a team option in the third season. Mack has been a restricted free agent after averaging 7.5 points and 3.7 assists per game. Mack was the 34th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft out of Butler.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Restricted free agent Shelvin Mack agrees to return to Hawks

Restricted free-agent guard Shelvin Mack has reached agreement on a three-year, $7.3 million deal to return to the Atlanta Hawks, a league source told Yahoo Sports. Mack is coming off his best season as a pro for the Hawks, starting 11 of 72 games and averaging a career-best 7.5 points and 3.7 assists per game. The deal includes a team option in the third year, a source said. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks News: Atlanta to sign Shelvin Mack

The Atlanta Hawks were one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference last season - until Al Horford went down with a torn pectoral muscle. With a healthy Horford, and a slew of new additions, the Hawks could be right back in the thick of things next season. They continued thier improvement Friday by re-signing free agent guard Shelvin Mack, according to Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Elijah Millsap be the Next P.J. Tucker?

Elijah Millsap, the 26-year-old younger brother of Paul Millsap has been getting looks from NBA teams since he went undrafted in 2010 and hopes to be following a similar track to P.J. Tucker who made multiple trips to Vegas in the summer before landing a job with the Suns. “P.J. Tucker was 27 when he made pro,” Millsap said. “Guys like that are very inspirational and give you hope.”
Via Pro Bball Report
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Scott Loves Emojis

Atlanta Hawks player Mike Scott can use emojis without picking up his iPhone, can you? While most people only use emojis in conversations, Scott has a way to use the characters when his phone isn’t available: tattoos. Scott gained attention for his tattoos during the Hawks-Pacers series of the 2014 NBA Playoffs. However, the Hawks forward began his unique tattoo trend earlier in...
Via Grandstand University
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ivan Johnson the type of player the Celtics need? Gets ejected from Summer League game, says "I gotta @%*! whoever is in front of me"

One of the last times we saw Ivan Johnson playing regularly in the NBA, he did this..That's right. That is Mr. Johnson flipping off a Celtics fan after a Hawks Game 6 loss back in March of 2012. It was his rookie year, he was fined 25 grand, played one more year in the NBA and then disappeared.UNTIL NOW!!Ivan Johnson is back with avengeance, and he is not a new man. He's...
Via Celtics Life
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Saying “Really Motherf***er” to a referee got Ivan Johnson ejected from a summer league game (Video)

The NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League is a place for rookies to get some court time with their new teams and a good opportunity for others to impress in hopes of landing a spot on a roster for the upcoming season. Ivan Johnson, formerly of the Atlanta Hawks, most recently played for the Zhejiang Golden […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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