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Hawks reportedly release Walter Tavares, to sign Ryan Kelly with Mike Scott out four weeks

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Kristaps Porzingis and Boban Marjanovic now stand alone as the tallest players in the NBA. The other 7-foot-3 player is now out of the league. The Hawks waived Walter Tavares to sign Ryan Kelly with Mike Scott injured. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports: The Atlanta Hawks have released center Edy Tavares and plan to sign [more]

NBA sets record with 113 international players, a plurality from Canada, on opening-night rosters


Until last season, the NBA set or tied its record for number of international players on opening-night rosters the previous three years. But after peaking at 101 in 2014-15, the number dropped to 100 last season. A sign the league has hit its foreign saturation point? Probably not. The NBA boasts a record 113 international [more]

Hawks C Tiago Splitter plans to be ready for training camp

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Tiago Splitter underwent season-ending hip surgery in February, and the injury kept him from playing for Brazil in the Olympics. But the Hawks center says he’ll be healthy by training camp. Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Spoke to Tiago Splitter from Rio. He still plans to be ready for start of training camp after [more]