NBA Offseason Buzz: Atlanta Hawks
- player efficiency ratings to see who's trending up and down across the NBA. Ric Bucher rounds out the report by examining a pivotal player you'll want to watch as the season approaches. The series continues with the Atlanta Hawks.
The ownership mess took an important step in being resolved. GM Rick Sund re-signed three vital free agents -- Mike Bibby, Zaza Pachulia and Marvin Williams -- at prices that would have been impossible three years ago. Rookie Jeff Teague has been drawing offseason raves, and they added versatile vet Joe Smith. The only dark cloud is that coach Mike Woodson is entering the final year of his contract, not by choice, and has made his unhappiness publicly known.
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2009 NBA OFFSEASON BUZZ
As the NBA offseason winds down and we gear up for the 2009-10 campaign, Insider taps into the insights of John Hollinger and Ric Bucher to examine who's rising, who's falling and who's worthy of extra attention on evey NBA roster.
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