After a summer of deals, which teams are on the inside track to success next season and which are headed for a down year? Our 5-on-5 panel weighs in.
Al Horford has announced that he will not to play for the Dominican Republic national team.
The Atlanta Hawks have signed swingmen Lamar Patterson and Terran Petteway after their impressive performances in the Las Vegas Summer League.
The Hawks are unhappy with their arena, but how will the situation be resolved?
Horford headed for big payday
Al Horford has an injury history that may force teams to protect themselves by not giving him a fully guaranteed deal. However, that doesn't mean he won't be taken care of salary-wise next summer. 2016 free-agent Big Board 1.0 (Insider)
Stephen Jackson, who once was suspended for punching a fan and won one championship while playing for seven teams during his 14-year career, is retiring from the NBA.
Hawks' new jerseys unveiled in video game
EA Sports tweeted a graphic of Jeff Teague, in the NBA Live 16 video game, sporting the Hawks' new Georgia granite gray uniform the team will wear next season.
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Hawks' Success Hindered Their Offseason
Atlanta's impressive run through the Eastern Conference last season elevated Paul Millsap and DeMarre Carroll to the top of the free agent market. Unable to afford both, the Hawks will be taking a step back after this offseason, writes Kevin Pelton. Eastern Conference grades (Insider)
The former Hawks guard agreed to a partially guaranteed three-year contract with the Mavs after making 40.4 percent of his 3-point shots last season.
Kenny Atkinson was impressed with his team's constant improvement during their time in Las Vegas.
Hawks take care of Mavs in Vegas
Glenn Robinson III finished with 20 points to lead the Hawks to a quarterfinal victory over the Mavericks at Las Vegas Summer League. Atlanta will face San Antonio in tomorrow's semifinal round.
Petteway leading the way for Hawks
Terran Petteway came into today averaging 10.0 PPG in Las Vegas. He already has 13 at halftime on 6-of-6 shooting, giving the Hawks a 46-39 lead over the Mavericks in the quarterfinals.
Mavs leading Hawks 26-25
Jordan Crawford (4 pts, 1 ast) paced a balanced attack as the Mavs took a 1-point lead over the Hawks at the end of the first quarter in Las Vegas. Six different Dallas players scored in the first quarter.
Mavs face Hawks in Vegas playoffs
Second-year pro Dwight Powell (19.2 PPG) has been one of the breakout stars of Las Vegas Summer League. He'll try to keep his summer going against the Hawks in the quarterfinals.
Undrafted rookie Terran Petteway has played well for the Hawks in the Las Vegas Summer League.
Hawks advance to take on Spurs
Atlanta lost to the Nuggets during the preliminary stage, but an 82-73 win over Denver in the Las Vegas Summer League playoffs has the Hawks moving on to the quarterfinals. Brandon Ashley tallied 18 points and 8 boards.
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Muscala leads Hawks past Heat
Mike Muscala collected 15 points and 12 rebounds in the Atlanta Hawks' 75-64 win over the Miami Heat in Vegas summer play on Wednesday night. The dozen boards eclipsed Muscala's total for the two previous games. Atlanta improved to 2-2.
Hawks still need size on the wing
With the loss of DeMarre Carroll in free agency, Atlanta is left without a true small forward to play the 3. Dorell Wright is still on the market and could be the best fit for Atlanta's need, according to Bradford Doolittle. Free agency holes to fill (Insider)
Korver's limitations are worth it
The Atlanta Hawks' Kyle Korver is pretty much a 3-and-D wing who will earn $5.7 million next season. That lands Korver the starting shooting guard position on Patrick Dorsey's 13-man team that fits under the 2015-16 NBA salary cap of $70 million. Best team NBA money can buy
The Atlanta Hawks lost starting small forward DeMarre Carroll last week as he signed a four-year, $58 million contract with the Toronto Raptors. The Hawks need to fill that spot and president of basketball operations/head coach Mike Budenholzer already has a plan going into next season.
Stephen Curry, Tim Duncan and Pau Gasol would make up one terrific team that fits under the salary cap.
Atlanta Hawks center Walter "Edy" Tavares has looked rusty in summer league play and appears to be a work in progress for the team.