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2021 Schedule
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Rondo sees 'natural fit' as mentor on Hawks

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.


Howard Beck and Lloyd Pierce

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.


Kevin Arnovitz and Taylor Rooks

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


The Hoop Collective: What Will Giannis Do?

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?

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10dAdrian Wojnarowski

Hawks sign Bogdanovic as Kings decline to match

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.


The Hoop Collective: Free Agency Winners And Losers

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.

Bogdan Bogdanovic signs 4-year, $72 million offer sheet with Hawks (0:41)
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Rondo thanks Lakers, reaches deal with Hawks

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.

Gallinari agrees to contract with Hawks (0:36)
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14dRoyce Young and Ohm Youngmisuk

Hawks, Gallinari near $61.5M deal, agent says

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.

Skylar Mays' NBA draft profile (0:50)
Onyeka Okongwu drafted No. 6 by Hawks (2:06)
Onyeka Okongwu's NBA draft profile (0:54)

The Woj Pod: The Giannis Draft: Episode 1

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.


The Woj Pod: The Giannis Draft: Episode 2

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.


The Woj Pod: The Giannis Draft: Episode 3

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.

How John Collins uses his platform to empower veterans (4:26)

Team Stats

Points Per Game111.817th
Rebounds Per Game43.322nd
Assists Per Game24.017th
Points Allowed119.730th

Team History