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Millsap added to Team USA training camp roster (update II)

Paul Millsap has a new summer job. The Hawks All-Star forward was added to the 2014-16 U.S. Men’s Basketball Team roster Sunday. He will one of 19 NBA players who will participate in the first of three training camp sessions to be held Monday-Friday in Las Vegas. The team will ...

The Hawks selected Adreian Payne 15th overall in the NBA Draft in June. The 6-foot-10, 245-pound forward played four seasons at Michigan State.

Hawks finalizing contract with Payne (updated)

The Hawks signed first-round draft pick Adreian Payne to a rookie contract Friday. The team was finalizing details Friday morning and announced the deal later in the afternoon. The Hawks selected Payne 15th overall in the NBA Draft in June. The 6-foot-10, 245-pound forward played four seasons at Michigan State. ...

Hawks end LVSL with quarterfinal loss

The Hawks entry in the Las Vegas Summer League came to an end with a 78-71 quarterfinal loss to the Rockets Saturday. The Hawks end the tournament with a 2-4 record. The Rockets (4-2) advance to a semifinal matchup with the Hornets Sunday. Dennis Schroder and Mike Muscala each scored ...

Hawks reach LVSL quarterfinals (updated)

That's one way to avenge a loss. The Hawks drubbed the Trail Blazers 88-65 in a Las Vegas Summer League game Thursday. With the victory the Hawks advance to the quarterfinals of the tournament and will play the Rockets Saturday at 6 p.m. (ET) in a game to be televised ...

Carlos Boozer averaged 15.5 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists in 30.4 minutes in four years with the Bulls.

Should the Hawks make a claim for Boozer?

The Bulls used the NBA’s amnesty clause to release veteran Carlos Boozer Tuesday. Any team that is under the salary cap – and that includes the Hawks – can put in a bid for the veteran forward. Any team under the cap will surely be rumored to have interest. The ...

Hawks seeded 22nd in LVSL

LAS VEGAS -- The No. 22 seeded Hawks will face the No. 11 seeded Warriors Wednesday at 6 p.m. (ET) in the tournament portion of the Las Vegas Summer League. The Hawks (0-3) will play at the Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Each team ...

LVSL: Trail Blazers 91, Hawks 76

LAS VEGAS -- The Hawks ended preliminary round play in the Las Vegas Summer League with a 91-76 loss to the Trail Blazers at the Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas Tuesday. The Hawks dropped games to the Wizards and D-League Select team earlier in ...

Guard Kent Bazemore (left) agreed to a two-year, $4 million contract with the Hawks.

'Bazemoring' comes to Atlanta

LAS VEGAS -- Kent Bazemore, who agreed to a two-year, $4 million contract with the Hawks Friday, is known for his sideline displays to celebrate teammates during his time with the Warriors and Lakers. I asked him about it as part of a full interview which is posted on myajc.com. ...

Korver confirmed for USA training camp (updated)

LAS VEGAS -- Hawks guard Kyle Korver is one of 19 players confirmed on the Team USA men's basketball roster that will begin training camp in Las Vegas later this month. The first of three camps will take place July 28-Aug. 1. The final roster that will compete in the ...

LVSL: D-League 94, Hawks 92

LAS VEGAS -- The “old” guard stepped up for the Hawks. Last year’s draft picks Dennis Schroder (30 points) and Mike Muscala (15 points) led the Hawks however, they dropped a 94-92 sudden death overtime decision to the D-League Select team Sunday after in the Las Vegas Summer League. Schroder ...

After being on Hawks radar, Deng chooses Heat

LAS VEGAS -- Luol Deng, who was at the top of the Hawks’ free-agent wish list, agreed to a two-year, $20 million contract with the Heat Sunday. The Hawks talked to Deng and his representatives but it became clear over the past few days that they sides were too far ...

LVSL: Wizards 90, Hawks 74 (updated)

LAS VEGAS -- Otto Porter scored 25 points and Glen Rice Jr added 22 points as the Wizards defeated the Hawks 90-74 Saturday in the Las Vegas Summer League opener for both teams. Adreian Payne led the Hawks with 12 points. The rookie first-round pick was 5 of 15 from ...

Guard/forward Kent Bazemore averaged 6.0 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists last season with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Hawks agree to deal with Bazemore (updated)

The Hawks have agreed to a two-year, $4 million deal with Kent Bazemore, according to a person familar with the situation. Bazemore visited the Hawks last week but left Atlanta without agreeing to a contract. The agreement was reached last Friday night. The 6-foot-5 guard/forward became an unrestricted free agent ...

How will LeBron's decision affect Hawks?

The Decision II has been made. LeBron James told Sports Illustrated on Friday that he will return to Cleveland, ending his tenure in Miami that led to four straight trips to the NBA Finals.  The rest of the free agency dominoes can start to fall. The fates of Carmelo Anthony, ...

The Hawks acquired John Salmons from the Raptors in exchange for Lou Williams and and the draft rights to Lucas Nogueira on draft night.

Hawks intend to waive Salmons Thursday (updated)

The Hawks will waive John Salmons Thursday, according to a person familiar with the situation. However, the team is currently exploring all its options in regard to the player. The Hawks traded Lou Williams and the draft rights to Lucas Nogueira to the Raptors in exchange for Salmons and a ...

NBA announces salary cap of $63.065 million

The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent.  The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of ...

Complete Hawks Summer League roster (updated)

Here is the Hawks official Las Vegas Summer League roster: John Jenkins will lead a group of 15 players that will compete for the Hawks in the Las Vegas Summer League. The guard, entering his third season, is coming off back surgery that limited him to 13 games last season. ...

Bazemore visits, no deal imminent

Kent Bazemore met with the Hawks in Atlanta Monday. However, no deal is imminent for the free agent. Bazemore has reportedly drawn interest in several other teams and has additional visits scheduled. Bazemore tweeted “The suspense …. !!” Monday afternoon. He later tweeted that he would be flying "to the ...

Guard/forward Kent Bazemore averaged 6.0 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists last season with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Report: Hawks to meet with Bazemore Monday

The Hawks have a meeting with unrestricted free agent Kent Bazemore Monday in Atlanta, according to a report from ESPN's Marc Stein. Bazemore tweeted late Sunday afternoon that he was flying to Atlanta. The 6-foot-5 guard/forward became an unrestricted free agent when the Lakers did not make him a $1.1 ...

Sefolosha admits to chip on shoulder

I just got off the phone with the newest Hawk Thabo Sefolosha (at least he will be after July 10). The guard answered a number of questions including his recruitment by coach Mike Budenholzer, his expected role with the team and his upcoming involvement in trying to get former teammate ...

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