2:52 PM EDT, Sat August 19, 2017
Peachtree Hoops Aug 13, 2017
Q&A with Locked on Heat: Breaking down new Atlanta Hawks forward Luke Babbitt

Q&A with Locked on Heat: Breaking down new Atlanta Hawks forward Luke Babbitt

Looking for more insight on Luke Babbitt. Luke Babbitt is the newest member of the Atlanta Hawks roster and he arrives with little fanfare in the grand scheme of things. Still, the reviews of the move have largely been positive and, for more context, we’ve reached out to Wes Goldberg of Locked on Heat for background and insight into Babbitt’s game. Goldberg also covers the Heat for FanSided’s All U Can Heat blog and general NBA for FanSided’s The Step Back, among other places. We thank Wes for his time and his answers can be found below. Q: When the Hawks signed Babbitt, I called...
Sun Herald Aug 9, 2017

Hawks sign veteran forward Luke Babbitt to 1-year deal

The Atlanta Hawks have signed veteran forward Luke Babbitt to a one-year deal. The Hawks announced the deal on Wednesday. Babbitt will earn about $1.9 million, the league minimum for …
NBA Aug 9, 2017

Atlanta Hawks sign veteran forward Luke Babbitt

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club has signed Luke Babbitt, it was announced today by General Manager and Head of Basketball Operations Travis Schlenk.
Peachtree Hoops Aug 7, 2017
Luke Babbitt is exactly as advertised, ‘does exactly what it says on the tin’

Luke Babbitt is exactly as advertised, ‘does exactly what it says on the tin’

There’s not a whole lot more to the Hawks’ new signing than outside shooting, but with a 40% career 3PT shot, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. On Friday evening, reports surfaced that the Atlanta Hawks had agreed to sign forward Luke Babbitt on a one year deal. Babbitt is a seven year NBA veteran (drafted in 2010) and Atlanta is his fourth NBA stop, having spent time with the Portland Trail Blazers, New Orleans Pelicans and the Miami Heat. Spending the 2016-17 season with the Heat, Babbitt averaged 4.8 points per game on 40% shooting from the field and 41% from behind the...
Peachtree Hoops Aug 7, 2017
Locked on Hawks podcast: Luke Babbitt, ESPN projections and more

Locked on Hawks podcast: Luke Babbitt, ESPN projections and more

Starting the week off in style. Happy Monday! The Locked on Hawks podcast is back for Episode 240 and topics for this edition include the following: The Hawks made an investment in free agent forward Luke Babbitt over the weekend. What should fans expect from the sharp-shooter? ESPN’s RPM projection model doesn’t treat the Hawks with a ton of respect. We bring our thoughts on that and the rest of the numbers. Overpaid and underpaid players More love for Hawks rookie big man John Collins Much, much more If you enjoy what you hear on Monday’s show, please do us a solid and subscribe...
Hot Hot Hoops Aug 5, 2017
Luke Babbitt signs with Hawks

Luke Babbitt signs with Hawks

The Heat’s last remaining free agent signed with the Atlanta Hawks. Although the Miami Heat managed to sign James Johnson and Dion Waiters to four-year deals this summer, the team apparently didn’t see Willie Reed or Luke Babbitt in their future plans. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Friday that Babbitt agreed to a one-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks. Free agent forward Luke Babbitt has agreed to a one-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks, league source tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 4, 2017 It may seem odd that the Heat didn’t have much of an appetite for...

Luke Babbitt Photos

Heat Player News