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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]

Report: Hawks re-signing Kris Humphries to one-year, $4 million contract

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The Hawks are signing a well-known big man whose hunt for attention has widely turned fans against him. Not just Dwight Howard. Atlanta will also re-sign Kris Humphries. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports: Free agent forward Kris Humphries has agreed to a one-year, $4M deal to return to the Atlanta Hawks, league sources tell The Vertical. [more]