Hawks and Warriors swap big men

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Atlanta Hawks and the Golden State Warriors have engaged in a swap of young big men. The Warriors will receive Omari Spellman, while Atlanta will get Damian Jones and a second round draft pick. Though Jones has appeared in only 49 through his first three seasons, he showed some promise last season before going down with a torn chest muscle. Spellman, was taken 30th overall in the 2018 NBA draft, played in just 46 games in his rookie campaign and…

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Atlanta Hawks and State Farm agree to arena naming rights deal

The Hawks have played their last game in Phillips Arena. That is because according to WSB’s (Atlanta) Zach Klein, the Hawks and State Farm have agreed on a 20-year naming rights contract that will now have the team balling in State Farm Arena. Breaking:Multiple NBA League sources tell me Hawks have a new naming rights deal – Have signed a 20-year-deal with State Farm to play at State Farm Arena – They played at Philips Arena since 1999 – State Farm Arena is undergoing $192-million renovation pic.twitter.com/E6gb1Gh5zk — Zach Klein…

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Vince Carter agrees to 1-year deal with Hawks

Vinsanity is not over just yet. That is because the Atlanta Hawks and the ageless Vince Carter agreed on a one year deal at the veteran’s minimum of $2.4 million Wednesday, according to Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania. Sources: Vince Carter’s deal with the Atlanta Hawks: one-year, $2.4M veteran minimum. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 25, 2018 Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Hawks want the 41-year old Carter “around its young locker room, which has youngsters like John Collins and lottery pick Trae Young. Free agent Vince Carter has agreed to…

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Cavaliers closing in on deal for Kyle Korver

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cleveland Cavaliers are closing in on a deal for current Atlanta Hawks sharpshooter Kyle Korver.  Sources: Atlanta and Cleveland are finalizing terms on Korver deal, with Mike Dunleavy Jr., likely moving onto a third team through Atlanta. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) January 6, 2017 Korver, a career 43% three point shooter, will give the Cavs another shooter in the wake of J.R. Smith’s injury. 

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Adidas Debuts Crazylight Boost 2015 for NBA playoffs

Adidas has introduced the Crazylight Boost 2015. The shoe marks the first time a basketball shoe has made use of the company’s Primeknit technology. You will see the shoe in action this postseason on the feet of the Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry, Atlanta Hawks’ Jeff Teague, and Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley.  

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