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The Ramifications of the Atlanta Hawks Losing DeMarre Carroll

ATLANTA, GA – APRIL 29: DeMarre Carroll #5 of the Atlanta Hawks recovers a loose ball against the Brooklyn Nets during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on April 29, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory credit: Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) One of the biggest, maybe not shocks, but definitely moves of the first day of...
Via The Sports Journal
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Carroll doesn’t just bring skill to Toronto; he brings relevance

Earlier this week when the news broke that LaMarcus Aldridge was going to meet with the Toronto Raptors as part of his free agency tour, it was easy to scoff at the notion that he would actually consider a pitch from such an off-the-board organization. Toronto, a perenially anonymous franchise playing in an outpost city in a “foreign” country has never been invited to wine...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Pero Antic: 'Extremely difficult' to leave NBA, Hawks

It can be easy to forget just how many professional basketball opportunities there are around the world. None offer the prestige or pay of the NBA, but there are chances to play basketball in many countries. And the Euroleague is premiere among those non-NBA leagues -- and it's where former Atlanta Hawks big man Pero Antic will call home next season.It's that word "home" that was...
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Walter Tavares Signs Multi-Year Deal With Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks and Walter Tavares have agreed upon a multiyear contract. Tavares was a 2014 second round pick by the Hawks. Tavares, 7'3, has been played in Spain.
Via RealGM
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Report: Hawks agree to terms with 7-foot-3 prospect Walter Tavares

The Atlanta Hawks continued to bolster their frontcourt by agreeing to terms with 7-foot-3 international prospect Walter Tavares on Tuesday, according to Yahoo! Sports. Tavares, the team's 2014 second-round pick, is expected to sign a multi-year contract. Following a busy Day 1 of the free agency mayhem, the Hawks likely face some complicated financial hurdles ahead (as explained...
Via Fox Sports South
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Hawks Re-Sign Paul Millsap to Three-Year $58M Deal

A photo posted by Paul Millsap (@paulmillsap4) on May 22, 2015 at 8:03am PDT Paul Millsap and the Atlanta Hawks have come to terms on $58 million, three-year deal which includes a player option in year three of the pact. The post Hawks Re-Sign Paul Millsap to Three-Year $58M Deal appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Atlanta Hawks: Paul Millsap Contract Grade

By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Despite a formidable push from the Orlando Magic, the Hawks were inevitably able to retain their two-time All-Star forward, Paul Millsap, for a three year deal in the $59 million range, with a third year option. Millsap’s versatility was vital to the Hawks’ offensive success this past season, while his return potentially alongside...
Via HoopStuff
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Paul Millsap re-signs with Hawks for three years, $58 million

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY SportsAfter letting Demarre Carroll sign with the Toronto Raptors, the Atlanta Hawks looked to keep their 2015 Eastern Conference top seed team together. The Hawks did so by re-signing All-Star forward Paul Millsap. Millsap and the Hawks agreed to a three year, $58 million deal on Wednesday. The Hawks wanted to keep their main core in Atlanta, so after losing...
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Raptors signing Carroll is shrewdest move of free agency

DeMarre Carroll made the announcement on social media Wednesday that he is heading to Toronto to play for head coach Dwane Casey and the Raptors. #WeThe North I will be playing for Toronto Raptors next year!!!! I'm Blessed for this Opportunity!… https://t.co/pBK6NvRVcE — DeMarre Carroll (@DeMarreCarroll1) July 1, 2015 #WeTheNorth I will be playing for...Read More
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AP source: Hawks reach agreement to re-sign Paul Millsap

ATLANTA (AP) A person with knowledge of the deal says the Atlanta Hawks have reached an agreement to re-sign free agent power forward Paul Millsap. The person says the agreement is for a two-year deal with a player option for a third year that makes the contract worth $58.9 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the deal...
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Report: Hawks Re-Sign Paul Millsap to Three-Year Contract

The Atlanta Hawks may have lost starting forward DeMarre Carroll to the Toronto Raptors in free agency earlier on Wednesday, but they were able to hang on to All-Star Paul Millsap. According to multiple media reports, the Hawks have signed Millsap to a three-year deal worth $59 million. This comes just hours after the forward was reportedly expressing serious interest in joining...
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Paul Millsap Agrees to New Deal with Atlanta Hawks

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty ImagesThe Atlanta Hawks received a bit of a scare when the Orlando Magic offered Paul Millsap a four-year contract worth $80 million. Fortunately for the Hawks, Millsap wanted to re-sign and finish business with Atlanta. According to a report from Shams Charania of RealGM.com, Millsap has re-signed with the Hawks for a deal worth $59 million...
Via Hoops-Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Free agent Paul Millsap agrees to three-year deal with Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks made their choice. Coming off a 60-win season and their first-ever appearance in the Eastern Conference finals, the Hawks entered free agency with one major question: Could they keep the starting five together? The first day of the NBA's free agency period offered an immediate answer. Barring serious cap gymnastics and hometown discounts, the franchise was forced...
Via Fox Sports South
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Paul Millsap Agrees Upon Three-Year, $58M Deal With Hawks

Paul Millsap has agreed upon a three-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks worth more than $58 million, sources tell RealGM. Millsap gets a player option for Year 3 of the deal. Millsap also received a four-year, $80 million offer from the Orlando Magic.
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Report: Hawks finalizing deal for Spurs' Splitter

ATLANTA (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the deals says the Atlanta Hawks are finalizing a trade for San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter. The person says the Spurs and Hawks have agreed on the trade but the remainder of the deal is being finalized. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. The 6...
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Report: Hawks finalizing deal for Spurs' Splitter

ATLANTA (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the deals says the Atlanta Hawks are finalizing a trade for San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter. The person says the Spurs and Hawks have agreed on the trade but the remainder of the deal is being finalized. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. The 6...
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AP source: Hawks finalizing deal for Spurs' Splitter

ATLANTA (AP) A person with knowledge of the deals says the Atlanta Hawks are finalizing a trade for San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter. The person says the Spurs and Hawks have agreed on the trade but the remainder of the deal is being finalized. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. The 6-foot...
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Paul Millsap Leaning Towards Re-Signing with Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks are without question in need of making some moves in free agency after losing DeMarre Carroll to the Toronto Raptors. Paul Millsap is their other key free agent, and the Orlando Magic are putting the full-court press on stealing him away. According to a report from Michael Scotto, Millsap is leaning towards re-signing with the Hawks. Paul Millsap is leaning towards...
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Report: Paul Millsap had midnight meeting with Magic

Paul Millsap is one of the best power forward free agents on the market. It appears the Magic have become legitimate contenders for his services. From Turner's David Aldridge:ESPN's Chris Broussard followed up with an actual dollar figure:Would the Hawks be willing to pay up that much to keep one of their best players?Free agency began at 12:01 a.m. July 1. An immediate meeting...
Via Fox Sports
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Carroll reportedly agrees with Raptors on four-year, $60M deal

DeMarre Carroll is leaving the Atlanta Hawks to join the Toronto Raptors. Carroll tweeted a picture of himself with Raptors GM Masai Ujiri and coach Dwane Casey on Wednesday and announced that he is headed to Toronto. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that it's a four-year deal worth $60 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the...
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Report: Raptors sign DeMarre Carroll to 4-year, $60 million contract

We're barely a twelve hours into free agency and already the Toronto Raptors have made one of the summer's biggest signings. DeMarre Carroll, former swingman for the Atlanta Hawks who made a name for himself with his offensive and defensive versatility has agreed to a four-year, $60 million contract with the Raptors. One of the best parts of this news is that it wasn't one of the...
Via Fox Sports
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DeMarre Carroll says he's heading to the Raptors

DeMarre Carroll is leaving the Atlanta Hawks to join the Toronto Raptors. Carroll tweeted a picture of himself with Raptors GM Masai Ujiri and coach Dwane Casey on Wednesday and announced that he is headed to Toronto. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that it's a four-year deal worth $60 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the...
Via AP on Fox
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Could Tiago Splitter Make Paul Millsap Expendable?

The Hawks added a highly paid center in their recent deal to acquire former Spurs big man, Tiago Splitter.  Accordingly, they are still in on their own former player, Paul Millsap. But does this make sense? With Tiago Splitter on the roster, Paul Millsap seems to be, in a way, expendable.  Millsap is a power forward and will command a ton of money on this year’s free agent market...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' free agent wing Carroll signs with Raptors

For the first time in his career, 29-year-old wing DeMarre Carroll entered free agency with leverage. And he took advantage of the situation, too, signing a lucrative deal with the Torono Raptors on the first day of free agency. Carroll and the Raptors reportedly agreed to a four-year, $60 million deal on Wednesday. Carroll was one the NBA's biggest bargain contracts after signing...
Via Fox Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarre Carroll Agrees To Four-Year, $60M Deal With Raptors

DeMarre Carroll has agreed to sign with the Toronto Raptors on a four-year, $60 million deal. Carroll had a breakout season with the Atlanta Hawks as a two-way small forward.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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