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Why a potential Paul Millsap departure might ultimately be better for everyone

Why a potential Paul Millsap departure might ultimately be better for everyone

Short-term and long-term — Millsap’s free agency affects both for the Hawks All-Star power forward Paul Millsap has enjoyed great levels of both personal and team success since he signed with Atlanta back in 2013. As well as being a treasured member of the Hawks’ 60-win season and Atlanta’s first trip to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2015, Millsap has made the All-Star team in all four seasons he has spent in Atlanta with the Hawks as well as making the All-NBA Defensive 2nd team in 2016. For the last two seasons, Millsap has been the Hawks’ best player and his ability to...
Pippen Aint Easy May 23, 2017

NBA Free Agency: Trying to make a case for the Bulls to sign Paul Millsap

Since joining the Atlanta Hawks in the 2013-14 season, Paul Millsap has been one of the NBA’s most underappreciated players. The four-time All-Star is set to be an unrestricted free agent this summer and with the Bulls’ power forward situation looking a bit murky, could they look to make a move? During his four seasons […] NBA Free Agency: Trying to make a case for the Bulls to sign Paul Millsap - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Inquisitr May 22, 2017
Paul Millsap Opts For Free Agency, Could He Return To The Atlanta Hawks?

Paul Millsap Opts For Free Agency, Could He Return To The Atlanta Hawks?

Paul Millsap made it official, the Atlanta Hawks’ all-star has announced that he has opted out of the final year of his contract. In bypassing the final season of his deal, Millsap will be able to test free agency this summer. He could become the most coveted free agent on the market of he does not sign a long-term deal to stay with the Hawks. Expect several teams to be interested in signing Paul Millsap. The forward will leave a guaranteed contract (courtesy of Yahoo Sports) worth $21.4 million on the table in order to test the market. While many people may find it difficult to fathom...
CSN Washington May 22, 2017

Hawks All-Star Paul Millsap to opt out and enter NBA free agency, report says

What ESPN reported during the season will in fact come true, as Paul Millsap signaled his intentions to opt out of his contract
Peachtree Hoops May 22, 2017
Report: Paul Millsap officially opts out for next season

Report: Paul Millsap officially opts out for next season

Millsap will forgo his contract for next season to enter free agency Per a report from The Vertical’s Shams Charania, Paul Millsap has opted out of his contract for $21.4 million next season in order to become a free agent this summer. This doesn’t come as a surprise, as Millsap said previously that he was likely to opt out in order to cash in this summer. Millsap is widely regarded as the best free agent available at his position. Despite this year’s class being weaker than most, he’s one of the best defenders in the league and already has an offensive game that should age well as...
Peachtree Hoops May 22, 2017
NBA Free Agency 2017: The Paul Millsap Market

NBA Free Agency 2017: The Paul Millsap Market

Which other teams might have real interest? Paul Millsap has made it pretty clear that he is going to opt out of his $21.5M player option for next season; this should surprise no one. He has also made statements that indicate that he has some amount of serious interest in returning to the Hawks and team brass has made it clear that they intend to do everything within their power to bring the four time All-Star back. But any player looking at signing, almost surely in Millsap’s case, the last significant contract of his NBA career is going to explore all options with the utmost care and...
Sun Herald May 22, 2017

Hawks ownership informed Millsap won't opt in for player option

Hawks ownership was informed that Paul Millsap does not intend to exercise his player option for the 2017-18 season, according to a person familiar with the situation. However, the four-time …
Peachtree Hoops May 19, 2017
Locked on Hawks podcast: The Paul Millsap conundrum, Paul George and more

Locked on Hawks podcast: The Paul Millsap conundrum, Paul George and more

Hello, friends. It’s Friday. Happy Friday! The Atlanta Hawks are not fully “in the news” right now but, by late May standards, there is plenty happening. Episode 203 of the Locked on Hawks podcast is here to discuss it all and topics include the following: All-NBA teams were announced and the Hawks were not represented Mike Budenholzer made a long, strange trip to see Dennis Schröder The Hawks offered what for Paul George? Paul Millsap took a step back offensively this season, even if he was still awesome Millsap’s defense, though, was incredible Breaking down the Millsap...
Hot Hot Hoops May 15, 2017
Here’s why Heat should target Paul Millsap in free agency

Here’s why Heat should target Paul Millsap in free agency

The talented veteran power forward could create an exceptional duo with Hassan Whiteside. The Miami Heat finished the 2017-2018 season as one of the hottest teams in the NBA, but missed the playoffs due to a tiebreaker loss to the Chicago Bulls. The Heat now need to look towards free agency and the NBA Draft for players to fill needs to improve next season. In particular, the Heat’s involvement during the free agency period should be very interesting. It’s clear that the Miami will need to develop a more effective, all-around starting lineup to climb up the standings next season. The...
Peachtree Hoops May 13, 2017
NBA Mock Draft 2017: Anzejs Pasecniks jumps on the radar for Atlanta Hawks

NBA Mock Draft 2017: Anzejs Pasecniks jumps on the radar for Atlanta Hawks

Who is this 21-year-old big man? The Atlanta Hawks have a very intriguing situation in the frontcourt, with Paul Millsap facing, Mike Muscala and Ersan Ilyasova facing free agency and Dwight Howard potentially wearing out his welcome. With that in mind, the Hawks have frequently been tied to “project” big men with regard to the 2017 NBA Draft and names like Jarrett Allen, Justin Patton, Harry Giles and Ike Anigbogu will certainly be in the mix throughout the process. In his most recent mock draft, though, Jonathan Wasserman of Bleacher Report presented an off-the-radar name for the...
Peachtree Hoops May 10, 2017
Locked on Hawks podcast: GM search, Paul Millsap and more

Locked on Hawks podcast: GM search, Paul Millsap and more

UPROXX’s Robby Kalland joins the program for Episode 199. The front office for the Atlanta Hawks has been a big-time topic across the NBA world and it is time to bring in the big guns to break it down. UPROXX senior writer (and Peachtree Hoops alum) Robby Kalland joins the Locked on Hawks podcast for Episode 199 and there is plenty to discuss, even in early May. Topics include the following: What does Robby think about the front office shake-up that included Mike Budenholzer moving back to the bench full time and Wes Wilcox shifting to an advisory role? Are there any intriguing GM...
NBA Apr 29, 2017

Atlanta Hawks focus on re-signing Paul Millsap following first-round exit

ATLANTA -- Paul Millsap confirmed on Saturday he "probably will opt out" of his contract and become an unrestricted free agent, leaving the Atlanta Hawks to plot their future following a painful first-round exit from the playoffs.
Sun Herald Apr 29, 2017

Hawks focus on re-signing Millsap following first-round exit

Paul Millsap confirmed on Saturday he "probably will opt out" of his contract and become an unrestricted free agent, leaving the Atlanta Hawks to plot their future following a painful …
Peachtree Hoops Apr 29, 2017
Locked on Hawks podcast: Game 6 recap and more

Locked on Hawks podcast: Game 6 recap and more

Episode 192 is the final show of the regular season. The Atlanta Hawks won’t be playing any basketball that counts until October, as the team fell short of forcing a Game 7 in a loss to the Washington Wizards on Friday evening. The Locked on Hawks podcast was on the scene for the festivities and, after the game, Episode 192 came together with the following topics covered: What in the world happened in the first half? The Hawks turned things around with a big-time comeback and it wasn’t a coincidence An appreciation for Paul Millsap Dennis Schröder and his “breakout” series The...
CSN Washington Apr 28, 2017

VIDEO: Dwight Howard lays vicious elbow to Jason Smith's face in Wizards-Hawks Game 6

Paul Millsap said the Wizards were "playing MMA" after Game 1. In Game 6, it was the Hawks who were throwing elbows.On a

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