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August 11, 2014 Updates

Two more teams announced preseason schedules that included the Hawks in the past several days. The Hawks have not released their preseason schedule. The Hawks will play at the Grizzlies on Oct. 11 and at the Bulls on Oct. 16. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

August 6, 2014 Updates

What current player in the NBA are you looking forward to playing against the most. Adreian Payne: Gary Harris. NBA.com

August 5, 2014 Updates

Tofas Bursa announced the signing of Lamar Patterson. The rookie has been selected with the 48th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Bucks and then traded to the Hawks. Sportando

Lamar Patterson, the second-round pick obtain by the Hawks in a draft night trade, will play professionally in Turkey next season. Patterson has signed to play for Tofas Burta in the Euroleague, the Turkish team announced Tuesday. The Hawks traded for Patterson, who was taken with the 48th overall selection in June’s NBA Draft out of Pittsburgh. The Hawks will retain his draft rights. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Hawks hired Neven Spahija (pronounced NEV-in SPA-hee-ah) as an assistant coach Monday. Spahija, a Croatia native, has nearly 30 years of international coaching experiences, most recently as head coach of Croatia’s Cibona Zagreb. “Neven is one of the most successful coaches in Europe and we’re thrilled to add him to our staff,” Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said. “As an organization, we have great respect for international basketball and we will benefit tremendously from his perspective and his wealth of experience.” Atlanta Journal-Constitution

August 4, 2014 Updates

The Atlanta Hawks have named Neven Spahija an assistant coach, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Danny Ferry. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not announced. “Neven is one of the most successful coaches in Europe and we’re thrilled to add him to our staff,” said Hawks Head Coach Mike Budenholzer. “As an organization, we have great respect for international basketball and we will benefit tremendously from his perspective and his wealth of experience.” NBA.com

August 1, 2014 Updates

Chris Vivlamore: Mike Scott deal is for three years, team option on third. #ATLHawks Twitter @CVivlamoreAJC

Wojnarowski also told Mukendi Jr. that the teams that discussed a sign-and-trade for Monroe have since moved on, unable to reach a deal: They’ve talked with Atlanta, I believe they talked with Phoenix for a while. Portland had some interest early on, but those teams moved on. They could have signed Monroe to an offer sheet but Detroit would have likely matched it. HawksHoop.com

July 31, 2014 Updates
July 30, 2014 Updates

Stephen Holt, who played for the Hawks in the Las Vegas Summer League, has signed to play professionally in Germany next season. The guard from St. Mary’s recently finalized the deal. Holt was invited to take part in Hawks training camp, which begins in October, but opted for a season overseas. “Stephen is very appreciative for the opportunity with the Hawks,” Holt’s agent Darrell Comer of ASM Sports said. “He is very, very excited to play in Germany. He is also very hopeful that he can play for the Hawks summer league team again next year.” Atlanta Journal-Constitution

July 29, 2014 Updates

New Jersey thus became the first in a long line of teams that have underestimated Korver and live with regret as he continues to improve well into his thirties. Korver’s development into a borderline star has surprised everyone, even the 33-year-old swingman, and the journey will reach its latest peak this week when he competes for one of 12 precious roster spots on the U.S. team heading to the FIBA World Cup. “We gave away a good player for summer league,” says Rod Thorn, the Nets GM at the time. “It was just one of those things we had to do. At least, that’s how I rationalized it.” Grantland

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