Atlanta Hawks guard Rajon Rondo admitted it's "weird" being the oldest player on the roster, but also said he sees himself as "a natural fit" as a mentor to the team's younger players.
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Zach and Howard Beck discuss the Russell Westbrook-John Wall trade and the Lakers' stars re-upping, then Atlanta coach Lloyd Pierce comes on to talk about the team's work registering Georgia voters in this election cycle -- plus the new-look Hawks.
Trae Young said he hopes the retooled Hawks will help him dispel the narrative that he can't drive winning.
Three Atlanta Hawks newcomers are dealing with injuries as the team prepares to open training camp.
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the remade Atlanta Hawks and the new hierarchy in the Eastern Conference. Then Turner's Taylor Rooks joins to talk about her new magazine feature on life in the NBA's Orlando bubble
Brian Windhorst welcomes Malika Andrews and Tim MacMahon to discuss the possibilities of what comes next for Giannis Antetokounmpo. And before that, the crew talks about the growing implications of player options in contracts.
First Take 2nd Hour: Which NBA team improved themselves the most, is there an NBA duo better than LeBron & AD, plus, reaction to Nick Saban contracting covid-19 again, and a Ravens-Steelers preview
Max & Kendrick Perkins debate which NBA team made the best trades this offseason, plus, is there a better NBA duo than LeBron and Anthony Davis? Ryan Clark joins to react to Nick Saban being out for the Iron Bowl after contracting covid-19, and the guys debate if losing to the Ravens would be a big deal to the Steelers. Also, does Calvin Johnson belong in the NFL Hall of Fame?
The Atlanta Hawks announced they signed Bogdan Bogdanovic on Tuesday night after the Sacramento Kings declined to match a four-year, $72 million offer sheet.
Zach and Chris Herring of 538 discuss the winners and losers of the NBA's wild offseason.
As the NBA world waits to know more about the future of Giannis Antetokounmpo, Brian Windhorst, Ramona Shelburne and Tim Bontemps discuss the flurry of roster moves made over the past few days and how they may alter the landscape of the 2020-21 season.
The Atlanta Hawks have signed guard Bogdan Bogdanovic to a four-year, $72 million offer sheet, ESPN has confirmed.
Rajon Rondo, who averaged 8.9 points, 6.6 assists and 4.3 rebounds off the bench in 16 postseason games, has reached a two-year, $15 million deal with the Hawks, sources told ESPN.
Kris Dunn has agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Danilo Gallinari is finalizing a three-year, $61.5 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, his agent, Michael Tellem of CAA Sports, told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
After the death of close friend and teammate Wayde Sims, LSU guard Skylar Mays remade himself into an NBA draft prospect.
He was a Greek teen of Nigerian descent, hocking trinkets on the streets of Athens. And when he started playing basketball, few people knew what to make of Giannis Antetokounmpo. The only thing the scouts could see was that he was all arms and legs. The only thing Giannis could envision was an opportunity for his family.
After a showcase in a coastal Italian town, the Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks had seen enough. And yet, it was the Hawks' courtship that secured a promise for the franchise to believe they had an inside track on drafting Giannis. And when Giannis touched down in Atlanta prior to the draft, the organization became even more obsessed with making this Greek teen a Hawk.
From Atlanta to New York, Giannis' new American journey delivered him to the NBA draft. First, he needed to understand how it all worked. He needed a suit. He needed a Greek flag. And he needed a team. No one knew who would be selected no. 1. As the picks started to come off the board, Giannis Antetokounmpo finally wondered whether this grand plan would all come together.
Former Pacers coach Nate McMillan has been added to the Hawks' staff.