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Report: Spurs interested in Gustavo Ayon

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the San Antonio Spurs are interested in free agent center Gustavo Ayon, who is about to play for Mexico in the coming days at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain. Interesting rumble just dribbled in on eve of FIBA World Cup: Reigning champs San Antonio have registered interest in […]
Via Project Spurs
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Express Interest In Gustavo Ayon

The San Antonio Spurs have expressed interest in Gustavo Ayon. Ayon is a free agent after playing for the Atlanta Hawks last season. The Spurs are also hopeful about re-signing Aron Baynes.
Via RealGM
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague might have owned nearly 4,000 pair of sneakers

While there are many folks who claim to be sneakerheads, Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague is one NBA player who can lay claim to that title. Recently, Teague did an interview with Slam Magazine’s Abe Schwadron and was asked about his sneaker collection that at one time was claimed to be over 4,000 different pairs: On a nightly basis, Teague is one of the League’s top candidates...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Dennis Schröder Leads Germany To EuroBasket

The majority of the talk surrounding international basketball at the moment is focused on the countdown to the FIBA World Cup, now only two days away, but it isn’t the only international play taking place. For the national teams in Europe who are set to miss out on the World Cup, their focus has already shifted […] Atlanta Hawks: Dennis Schröder Leads Germany To EuroBasket...
Via NBA Draft Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hawks officially annouce re-signing of Scott

The Hawks officially announced the signing of Mike Scott Tuesday. The restricted free agent forward agreed to a three-year, $10 million contract, two years guaranteed plus a team option, earlier this month. “Mike has worked hard and continues to adapt, improve and expand his all-around game,” Hawks general manager Danny Ferry said in a statement. “We are very happy to have...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks forward Mike Scott earns new deal with scoring surge

  The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed Mike Scott, who improved his 3-point shot in his second season and almost doubled his scoring average. General manager Danny Ferry says the 6-foot-8 forward impressed the team by expanding his game. Terms of the deal were not released. Scott, a second-round pick from Virginia in 2012, averaged 9.6 points last season, up from 4.6 as a rookie. He...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Scott earns new deal with scoring surge

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed Mike Scott, who improved his 3-point shot in his second season and almost doubled his scoring average. General manager Danny Ferry says the 6-foot-8 forward impressed the team by expanding his game. Terms of the deal were not released. Scott, a second-round pick from Virginia in 2012, averaged 9.6 points last season, up from 4.6 as a...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks re-sign versatile forward Mike Scott

Mike Scott, a second-round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, made it to his second NBA contract. Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry announced on Tuesday morning that the franchise re-signed the skilled forward. Terms of the deal were not announced. "Mike has worked hard and continues to adapt, improve and expand his all around game," Ferry said in a statement. "We...
Via Fox Sports South
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Call To The Hall: Elton Brand

(Kevin Liles-USA TODAY Sports) We’ve hit the dog days of the NBA summer.  All the big name free agents have been snatched up.  Summer league is over.  Training camps are still weeks away.  So now is the perfect time to reminisce a bit over current NBA players’ career accomplishments to see if they are Hall of Fame worthy or not.  Next up: Elton Brand   Elton Brand Career...
Via Hoops Manifesto
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: 2014 Preseason Preview

A Guide To the Hawks’ Preseason The Atlanta Hawks finally announced their preseason schedule on Friday, as preparation for the new season jumps up a level around the NBA. Before the season kicks off proper with an opening night visit to Toronto, the Hawks will play through a seven-game schedule that includes four road games […] Atlanta Hawks: 2014 Preseason Preview - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Dennis Schröder must improve

Last night the Hawks resigned back-up point guard Shelvin Mack. Mack started last season third in the depth chart for point guards behind starter Jeff Teague and then-rookie Dennis Schröder. Schröder was drafted 17th overall and had some high expectations entering the 2013 season. There was a lot of hype surrounding Schröder as many compared him to Boston Celtics’ Rajon Rondo...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Parsons, Lillard, Hayward And Korver Final Team USA Cuts

Team USA released the final cuts, which include Chandler Parsons, Damian Lillard, Kyle Korver and Gordon Hayward,  for the World Cup roster . Looks like Coach K and the Team USA staff wanted as much size on the roster as they could get.   The post Parsons, Lillard, Hayward And Korver Final Team USA Cuts appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Re-Sign Shelvin Mack

The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed Shelvin Mack. "Shelvin has proven himself to be an excellent fit in our program,” Ferry said. “On the court, he plays well within our system and possesses a toughness and level of unselfishness that we truly value," Ferry said. "At 24, he is still a young player with the type of work ethic that can allow him to continue to keep...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks re-sign backup guard Shelvin Mack

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed guard Shelvin Mack, who general manager Danny Ferry says proved to be a good fit for coach Mike Budenholzer's system. Mack averaged 7.5 points and ranked second on the team with 3.7 assists per game. He played in 73 games, including 11 starts, and ranked seventh in the NBA with his average of 3.04 assists per turnover. Ferry said...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: How Can Jeff Teague Step Up?

It’s almost a year since I wrote my first article for HoopsHabit, and where so much has changed in some regards, in other ways things are exactly the same. That first piece that I refer to was titled “Is It Time For Jeff Teague To Break Out?” and if I was to post it unchanged […] Atlanta Hawks: How Can Jeff Teague Step Up? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - Analysis, Opinion and...
Via NBA Draft Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: What is the Hawks’ Biggest Weakness?

Atlanta Hawks: What is the Hawks’ Biggest Weakness? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Hawks have an excellent group of big men with 2 All Stars, their franchise player, center Al Horford and power forward Paul Millsap. Their 1st round pick Adriean Payne is an NBA ready stretch 4, who can be a strong starting power forward if they lose Paul Millsap next...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarre Carroll Has Overcome Lifetime of Turmoil in Crafting Unique NBA Role

DeMarre Carroll shouldn't be in the NBA right now, much less starting for the Atlanta Hawks. But this isn't a story about a player who's not talented or is a troublemaker. See, this starting small forward traveled the kind of road to NBA success few have experienced. The personal challenges he's had to face still linger in his mind, from the pain of his oldest brother...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta named country’s most miserable sports city

Atlanta fans are not the best in the NBA. Not by a long shot. That is a shame. D.J. Foster provides an excellent soundtrack at Philips Arena. The team has been to the Playoffs each of the last seven years, with three series wins in those seven years. Yes, the Hawks have never been to the Conference Finals in their team history. Yes, attendance at “The Highlight Factory” is lagging...
Via Crossover Chronicles
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta named country’s most miserable sports city

Atlanta fans are not the best in the NBA. Not by a long shot. That is a shame. D.J. Foster provides an excellent soundtrack at Philips Arena. The team has been to the Playoffs each of the last seven years, with three series wins in those seven years. Yes, the Hawks have never been to the Conference Finals in their team history. Yes, attendance at “The Highlight Factory” is lagging...
Via Bloguin Best
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Analysis On Their 3 Offseason Additions

Atlanta Hawks: Analysis On Their 3 Offseason Additions By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… SG: Kent Bazemore - Bazemore only signed for 2 million per season, yet he could be a very big part of their rotation. He is a strong defender and energy player who played excellent offense for the Lakers this season. He played most of the season in a small role with the Warriors...
Via HoopStuff
21 days ago  |  Discuss

5 NBA Signing And Trade Grades

Atlanta Hawks re-sign Mike Scott to a 3-year, $10 million deal Scott is what I like to call a per minute All Star. He played 18.5 minutes per game, but per 36 minutes he averaged 18.6 points and 6.9 rebounds. To put that into perspective, Paul Millsap was an All Star for the Hawks and averaged 17.9 points and 8.5 rebounds in 33.5 minutes per game. Pretty close right? 3.33 million...
Via HoopStuff
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Mike Scott Re-Signing Grade

Atlanta Hawks: Mike Scott Re-Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 3 seasons, 10 million Being near 7 feet tall and being an excellent shooter means you will get paid a lot of money today in the NBA. Stretch 4′s have received ridiculous contracts this offseason, none more evident than Channing Frye’s 4 season, 32 million dollar contract from...
Via HoopStuff
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamar Patterson Signs With Tofas SC

Lamar Patterson has signed with Tofas, a Turkish club, for the 2014-15 season. Patterson was the second round choice of the Atlanta Hawks in this year's NBA draft. “Lamar is in a good position to continue his development while playing meaningful minutes for a strong professional program next season," Danny Ferry said in a statement on Tuesday. "We have a great respect...
Via RealGM
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Korver remains in running for World Cup roster spot; Millsap cut

The Hawks' Kyle Korver remains in a the running for a spot on Team USA's FIBA World Cup roster, but teammate Paul Millsap was among Tuesday's rounds of cuts. Released along with Millsap were the Wizards' John Wall and Bradley Beal, trimming the number of players vying for the 12-man World Cup team to 16. Joining Korver as finalists are DeMarcus Cousins (Kings), Stephen...
Via Fox Sports South
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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