The road less traveled: For Cavaliers, it will be

Unlike the previous four seasons, the Cleveland Cavaliers are not favorites, let alone likely, to reach the NBA Finals in the 2018-19 season. However, the again-LeBron James-less Cavaliers will indeed lead the league in one category, so they’ve got that going for them… which is nice. According to NBA statistics savant Ed Küpfer, Cleveland, which […]

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Three-team deal official; Anthony off to Rockets

A three-team trade everyone knew was coming is now official, and the end result is expected to land forward Carmelo Anthony with the Houston Rockets. The Oklahoma City Thunder, Atlanta Hawks and Philadelphia 76ers announced the deal Wednesday — Anthony and a protected 2022 first-round draft pick went from the Thunder to the Hawks, with Hawks […]

Hawks sign Poythress to two-way pact

The Atlanta Hawks are signing free-agent forward Alex Poythress to a two-way contract, according to Chris Haynes of ESPN. Free agent forward Alex Poythress agrees to a two-way deal with the Atlanta Hawks, league sources tell ESPN. — Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 24, 2018 Poythress appeared in 25 games for the Indiana Pacers last season […]

Lin didn’t think he was getting traded night before deal

Point guard Jeremy Lin didn’t think he was going to get traded by the Brooklyn Nets the night before the franchise sent him to the Atlanta Hawks, according to Brian Lewis of the New York Post. Lin told the Post that he hadn’t heard from the Nets’ brass regarding the trade rumors centered around him. “I […]

Waived by Hawks, guard Morris signs to play in Italy

After being waived by the Atlanta Hawks, it took only three days for guard Jaylen Morris to find a landing spot. Morris, who played six games for the Hawks last season, has signed with Fiat Torino in Italy, according to Nicola Lupo of Sportando. The Hawks had to waive Morris and his $1.378,242 salary, along with […]

Big man Len signs with Hawks

Free agent center Alex Len is signing a two-year, $8.5 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, according to a report from Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports. Len was drafted fifth overall in the 2013 draft by the Phoenix Suns, but never lived up to the hype. The 7-footer has career averages of just 7.2 points and […]