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January 3, 2015 Updates

Like Millsap, Korver recalls his time in a Jazz uniform fondly, and said he promotes the Utah team whenever given the opportunity. "I am a strong defender of Salt Lake City in the NBA," he said. "Whenever the Jazz come up, I always let everybody know this is a great place. I've got a lot of friends here, a lot of great memories, and we had some really great times playing here." Deseret News

January 2, 2015 Updates

The Hawks are for sale – as in 100 percent of the NBA franchise. According to person familiar with the situation, agreements have been reached between all three ownership groups of the team. Those agreements have been approved by the league. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Washington-based group, led by controlling owner Bruce Levenson, announced in September that it would sell its 50.1 stake following the discovery of a racially inflammatory email that rocked the franchise. An independent investigation discovered an e-mail Levenson wrote in 2012 that included racist remarks about the fan base and game operations. Levenson’s partners Ed Peskowitz and Todd Foreman are also stakeholders in the original group known as the Atlanta Spirit. Agreements are also in place for the Atlanta-based group of Michael Gearon Jr. and Sr., Rutherford Seydel and Beau Turner to sell its stake. The group owned a combined 32.3 percent of the franchise. In addition, the New York-based group, led by Steven Price, has agreed to sell its 17.6 percent stake. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The team will be officially on the market next week, according to a league source. The Hawks have retained investment banking firm Goldman Sachs and Inner Circle Sports to handle the sale process. The firm will gather and vetting prospective buyers. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Nets Daily: A lot of decisions on NBA sales, values held up by Hawks discussions. if 100% is being sold, that sounds like a big price tag. Twitter @NetsDaily

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The Atlanta Hawks have assigned guard John Jenkins to the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League, and forward/center Adreian Payne to the Austin Spurs, both pursuant to the flexible assignment rule, it was announced today by Head Coach Mike Budenholzer. Jenkins has played in five games with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants this season, averaging 19.4 points and 3.8 rebounds in 23.8 minutes (.594 FG%, 1.000 FT%). In 11 total games (six starts) with Austin and Fort Wayne, Payne has compiled 13.4 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 28.4 minutes (.452 FG%, .759 FT%). NBA.com

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