The entire NBA should be on notice. The Hawks sneakily have the contracts, young talent and all of their future first-round picks to make a splash for a superstar on the trade market. “One of the things I really like about where we are is with the veteran guys we have (combined) with the younger guys we have — we have a lot of guys on our roster that other teams value, so we always want to keep ourselves in position if there is a star player that comes available — we’re in position to go and try acquire them,” Schlenk said this week. “We’re in a nice situation there because we do have a lot of young talent that people value, and now we have good veterans that we can use to match salary. We’re going to continue to look to be aggressive as we build this team out.”
January 27, 2021 | 5:15 pm EST Update
Shams Charania: NBA will reschedule certain postponed games in first half of the season — instead of the second half. Changes: – Blazers-Wizards: Feb. 2, (previously second half) – Wizards-Hornets: Feb. 7 (previously Jan. 20) – Blazers-Hornets Feb. 7: postponed to second half
Shams Charania: One new NBA player tested positive for coronavirus out of 492 tested since Jan. 20, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium . Down from 11 positives last week and 16 the prior week.
January 27, 2021 | 3:51 pm EST Update
Mark Berman: Stephen Silas on @Kevin Porter: “We’re still trying to work through that. He’s been here and he’s been great. He’s been attentive. We’ve been doing individual stuff with him as well as today he joined the team stuff and we’re just integrating him slowly.” #Rockets pic.twitter.com/QAx0PUfoU7