Sport Hawks, Marco Belinelli reportedly finalizing contract buyout

23:25  09 february  2018
23:25  09 february  2018 Source:   Sporting News

Hawks give weird tribute to Dwight Howard's one season with team

  Hawks give weird tribute to Dwight Howard's one season with team The Hawks thought Dwight Howard's one season with the team was enough cause for celebration.Count the Hawks as the team that chose that latter on Wednesday: Atlanta thought Dwight Howard — who was part of the visiting Hornets and who spent one season in Atlanta last year — was deserving of an ovation from the crowd at Philips Arena.

Only time will tell as to whether the Hawks are able to pull off a trade involving the veteran marksman but, if they are unable to do so, Atlanta also has every reason to seek a buyout from Belinelli given the focus on the future and the pending development of Tyler Dorsey.

Hawks guard Jamal Crawford has finalized his contract buyout , league source tells The Vertical. Marco Belinelli reportedly garnering trade interest from Philadelphia 76ers The veteran swingman is on the market and may have an interested party.

The Hawks and shooting guard Marco Belinelli are nearing a contract buyout, according to ESPN.com.

Belinelli, 31, has played for eight different teams during his 11-year NBA career. Known as a sharpshooter, he's averaging 11.4 points and 2.0 assists per game this season.

a man standing in front of a crowd: Marco Belinelli © (Getty Images) Marco Belinelli

Once Belinelli and the Hawks complete the buyout, he will be free to sign with another team. The report states that a number of contending teams are interested in signing Belinelli.

Belinelli was selected in the first round of the 2007 NBA Draft. He could be a valued asset off the bench for a team in search of 3-point shooting help.

The Pistons, after recently acquiring Blake Griffin, could be a potential suitor. Detroit has a solid frontcourt, but has struggled to score from distance this season. Belinelli would provide nice depth while rookie Luke Kennard continues to develop.

Five NBA buyout candidates from past decade who prove small signings make big difference .
Most NBA fans would not consider their team adding a veteran past the trade deadline a huge splash, but a closer look at some previous buyout signings prove small moves can make all the difference.Addition without subtraction — it is the perfect model for successful franchises. Teams have the ability to add key pieces to strengthen their roster without moving players that have been integral to their success. This year has been no different.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
This is interesting!