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Klay Thompson vs Kyle Korver 3-Point Contest

Sharpshooters Klay Thompson and Kyle Korver challenge each other to a three-point contest and if you expected to see non-clutch shooting. This video is probably not for you. The post Klay Thompson vs Kyle Korver 3-Point Contest appeared first on Hooped Up.
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Korver was once traded for summer league fees, copier

TweetAtlanta Hawks sharp-shooter Kyle Korver has developed into one of the most dangerous outside shooters in the NBA, but there was a time when he wasn’t nearly as coveted as he is now. In a recent profile of Korver’s career to date, Grantland’s Zach Lowe writes that a then-2nd round pick Korver was traded by the New Jersey Nets to the Philadelphia 76ers for some uncommon...
Via Los That Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Holt Signs With German Team

Stephen Holt has signed a professional contract with a team in Germany. Holt, who averaged 8.6 points in the Las Vegas summer league, passed on a training camp invitation from the Atlanta Hawks. Holt hopes to play for the Hawks again in summer league next year.
Via RealGM
2 days 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
3 days 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
3 days 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
4 days 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
4 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
5 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
5 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
6 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Atlanta Hawks to sign Kent Bazemore

The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to terms on a deal with free agent guard Kent Bazemore, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports. ESPN sources say Kent Bazemore is headed to the Atlanta Hawks on a two-year, $4 million deal — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 12, 2014 The deal is for two-years and $4 million. Bazemore, 25, came onto the NBA scene in the 2012 summer league with the Golden State...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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