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Five biggest takeaways from the 2017 NBA Draft

The NBA Draft is quite possibly the most high stakes and dramatic non-competitive event in American sports. One pick can change the fortunes of an entire franchise. Nail a pick in the lottery and your team could be a contender for years to come. Just ask Spurs fans what Tim Duncan meant to them.On the other hand, a whiffed pick could hurt for several seasons. It took Portland years...
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WATCH: Travis Schlenk Address Dwight Howard Trade

Travis Schlenk addressed the media regarding Tuesday's trade that netted us Miles Plumlee and Marco Belinelli.
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Dwight Howard’s sister slams Hawks after surprise trade

Dwight Howard now plays for the Charlotte Hornets after an unexpected deal went through before the NBA draft.As we noted, the Hornets gave up little in the way of assets to get Howard. The Atlanta Hawks didn’t just dump Howard—they did so in hilarious fashion while Howard himself hosted a Twitter chat with fans about NBA rumors.Some around Howard aren’t happy, highlighted by...
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Paul Millsap reportedly drawing interest from Suns, Nuggets, Kings

After Dwight Howard’s departure from Atlanta, could Paul Millsap soon be following suit?ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported on Tuesday that the Atlanta Hawks have been receiving overtures about a possible sign-and-trade for Millsap, who will be an unrestricted free agent this summer. Windhorst also adds that the Phoenix Suns, Denver Nuggets and Sacramento Kings are interested and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Atlanta Hawks lose in terrible Dwight Howard trade

The Atlanta Hawks agreed to trade Dwight Howard and the 31st pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft for Miles Plumlee, Marco Belinelli, and the 41st pick this past Tuesday. Basically, the Hawks gave up a former All-Star that averages a double-double for two aging role players and a lower second-round pick. Trading Dwight Howard was not the worst choice for general manager Travis Schlenk...
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Dwight Howard trade to Hornets is hilarious, quality move

Love him or hate him, Dwight Howard is the NBA’s hot potato. Howard just got shipped to the Charlotte Hornets in an out-of-nowhere move by the Atlanta Hawks. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski was the first with the news: But this was one of the strangest, funny moves we’ve seen in a long time from the NBA. Howard himself was hosting a Twitter rumors session with fans when news...
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Grading the deal: Hornets trade for Dwight Howard

The long, arduous decline of Dwight Howard continued with the Atlanta Hawks trading him to the Charlotte Hornets for Miles Plumlee, Marco Belinelli and the 41st pick. Atlanta also sent out the 31st overall pick, so they traded down ten spots while taking on a worse contract in Plumlee. This is how Dwight Howard is viewed in 2017. Even the Brooklyn Nets, the franchise he was always...
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Hawks trade Dwight Howard to Hornets hours after teams joke about making a trade on Twitter

Let’s take a step back to early Tuesday morning. #NBATwitter was on fire as rumors flew around that the New York Knicks could maybe trade Kristaps Porzingis and the Los Angeles Lakers were working towards a possible Paul George deal. Well the Atlanta Hawks and Charlotte Hornets wanted to jump in on the fun too. Rather than wait and see what their front offices would do, the social...
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Report: Hawks trade Dwight Howard to Charlotte Hornets

All it took was one year for the Atlanta Hawks to decide Dwight Howard needed to move on. Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated reports the Hawks have traded the center to the Charlotte Hornets. Adrian Wojnarowski quickly followed up with the following details. After tweeting the details, Wojnarowski quickly followed up with a correction on the typo of Marco Belinelli’s name. The eight...
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Hawks trade Dwight Howard to Hornets in salary dump

It’s getting wild out there in the NBA ahead of the draft. The latest move has Dwight Howard being traded to the Charlotte Hornets.The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to trade Howard and the No. 31 pick in the NBA draft to the Hornets for Miles Plumlee, Marco Belinelli and the No. 41 pick, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. There’s no way to interpret this other than...
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