Jon Horford, the brother of all-star center Al Horford, will play for the Hawks’ entry in the Las Vegas Summer League next week. Jon Horford completed his eligibility at Florida last season and was not selected in last month’s NBA Draft. He played four seasons at Michigan before transferring after the 2013-14 season. The 6-foot-10, 250-pound forward averaged 6.5 points and 4.8 rebounds in 20.0 minutes over 31 games for Florida, the alma mater of Al.
Tiago Splitter: I want to announce that I have completed my cycle in San Antonio Spurs. This way, I end a glorious stage with the Spurs Family, that I started 5 years ago, and in which I’ve accomplished something as unique and amazing as winning a Championship. From the first moment when I came to this city, I felt the love and warmth of its people, so I can only thank you all. Here I grew up as a player and person. During these years, we went through unforgettable moments, the hardest and the happiest ones. I’ll take them for my whole life. I would like to express all my Respect, Admiration and Gratitude to my coach and mentor Gregg Popovic for his confidence and tremendous professionalism.
Millsap will remain with the Atlanta Hawks after agreeing to a three-year deal worth about $59 million, a source told The Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday. The deal, which cannot be finalized until July 9, has a player option in the final year, according to the source, giving the 30-year-old Millsap the potential of seeking another lucrative contract after the NBA’s salary cap sees a substantial increase in 2017.
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Green’s home state Detroit Pistons, the Atlanta Hawks and the Houston Rockets have shown interest in him, a league source told Yahoo Sports prior to the start of free agency. There are now a minimum of five teams interested in Green outside the Warriors, a source said. “The one thing I’ve been taught is to go into this thing with no expectations,” Green told Yahoo Sports this week. “When you do, that’s when it gets frustrating. That’s when it gets stressful. I just want to have fun and enjoy this process.