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2016 Schedule
48-34, 1st in Southeast
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2hBrian Windhorst

Sources: Thunder looking to lure Horford, too

The Thunder have been making calls around the NBA seeking to clear salary-cap space in a move some executives say is aimed at landing Al Horford in addition to Kevin Durant, sources say.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Oddsmakers evidently like the idea of Dwight Howard in Boston (via @BovadaLV):

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Broussard: Howard is looking for 'image restoration' (1:06)
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1dChris Broussard and Marc Stein

Sources: Hawks, Celtics secure Howard meetings

Dwight Howard, who became a free agent when he declined his player option with the Rockets, has granted meetings to the Hawks and Celtics, sources say.

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1dZach Lowe

In search of the next DeMarre Carroll

It's time for NBA executives to dive deep into the league rosters to figure out which players are the next free-agent steals.

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Al Horford rated No. 5 free agent

Kevin Pelton slots the Hawks veteran just behind Andre Drummond and Hassan Whiteside among NBA centers. But Horford's age (he turned 30 this month) is a detriment when looking at a long-term contract. NBA's 25 best free agents (Insider)

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Russillo's top five NBA free agents (2:00)
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Will a team be willing to pay Howard max money? (0:53)
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Atlanta among most tortured cities

The Braves delivered Atlanta's only major professional sports title in 1995, nearly 30 years after pro sports arrived in the city. By Bill Barnwell's measurement, only four cities suffered more miserable streaks that ended with a championship. Sports Misery Index

Hawks' final draft grade: B

The Hawks' No. 12 pick, Taurean Prince, rated as a bubble first-rounder. "He's been more promise than production the past two years at Baylor," writes Chad Ford. The potential is there to contribute as a 3-and-D wing. Draft grades (Insider)

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What you need to know about Isaia Cordinier

Says NBA Insider Chad Ford: "Cordinier shot the ball well at a late-May workout, was very competitive in the two-on-two and three-on-three matchups and especially showed an ability to create his own shot off the dribble." Stats, analysis, projections on Cordinier

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

The Atlanta Hawks select St. Joseph's DeAndre Bembry with the No. 21 pick. Love Bembry. Old school point wing who is also a great athlete. If he can learn to shoot, he's going to be really good.

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Taurean Prince on being traded to Hawks

Hawks G Taurean Prince tells P.J. Carlesimo, Marc Kestecher and Ryen Russillo about being taken by the Jazz with the No. 12 pick in the NBA draft, the expected trade to Atlanta and more.

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.812th
Rebounds Per Game42.124th
Assists Per Game25.62nd
Points Allowed99.26th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-164834.585
2014-156022.732
2013-143844.463
2012-134438.537
2011-124026.606

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