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2018 Schedule
24-58, 5th in Southeast

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

According to Rick Carlisle, Stephen Silas has agreed to a multi-year deal to join the Mavs coaching staff. He will replace Melvin Hunt, who is leaving for the Atlanta Hawks.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

New Atlanta Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce has hired ex-Dallas Mavericks assistant coach Melvin Hunt as his lead assistant and ex-Phoenix Suns assistant coach and former Santa Clara teammate Marlon Garnett as an assistant coach, sources say. More staff hires to come.


RR: Woj & NBA Combine Recap

Russillo recaps the best stuff from the NBA Combine and talks about Steph Curry breaking out of his shooting slump, plus draft and trade rumors with Woj.

6dJonathan Givony

Doncic wins Euroleague title; NBA decision 'soon'

Highly touted prospect Luka Doncic led Real Madrid to its 10th Euroleague crown over Turkish power Fenerbahce on Sunday. When asked after the win about his NBA future, the 19-year-old Slovenian said "soon I will tell."

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Suns GM 'certainly open' to dealing No. 1 pick

Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough says he hasn't ruled out the option of dealing away the No. 1 pick in June's draft for a lower pick -- or even a worthy veteran player.

Suns win draft lottery for 1st time (1:08)
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11dNick Friedell

Suns land No. 1 overall pick; Kings, Hawks next

After winning just 21 games this season, the Suns got their biggest win of the year Tuesday, grabbing the No. 1 overall pick in June's NBA draft.

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Phoenix Suns were big winners of Tuesday's NBA Draft Lottery, landing the No. 1 overall pick. The Suns will have their choice of center Deandre Ayton, who played at the nearby University of Arizona, and Slovenian star Luka Doncic -- who played for new Phoenix coach Igor Kokoskov while winning last summer's EuroBasket. The Sacramento Kings landed the second pick with the Atlanta Hawks picking third. The Memphis Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks, who entered the lottery with the second- and third-best odds, respectively, dropped to fourth and fifth.

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Schroder wants to find out Hawks' direction

Dennis Schroder, who has spent this five-year career with the Atlanta Hawks, says he wants to stay but needs to understand where the team is headed and do what's best for him.

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New Hawks coach Pierce touts defensive focus

Lloyd Pierce, who was announced as the Hawks' new head coach Friday, says his first priority will be assembling a staff of assistants who share his passion for defense and his proven ability to connect with young players.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

The Atlanta Hawks will announce Lloyd Pierce as their head coach on Monday, sources told ESPN's The Undefeated.

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15dAdrian Wojnarowski and Marc Spears

Hawks tap Sixers assistant Pierce as head coach

The Hawks have hired Philadelphia's Lloyd Pierce as head coach, tapping an NBA veteran with 11 years of experience as an assistant coach.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

The Tyler Cavanaugh contract would have been guaranteed for $450K (out of $1.4M) if he was not waived by May 15. Not including their four draft picks in June, Atlanta now has 12 players under contract, including 3 on non-guaranteed contracts.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Sixers assistant coach Lloyd Pierce will meet with the Hawks for the second time about their head coach opening in Boston on Tuesday, a source told ESPN's The Undefeated.

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Who's out, who's in: NBA coaching changes

At least nine NBA teams will have a different coach than the one that started the 2017-18 season. Keep up with every change on the sidelines here.

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20dAdrian Wojnarowski and Marc J. Spears

Sources: Pierce to meet with Hawks' owners

Atlanta Hawks ownership will meet with 76ers assistant Lloyd Pierce and he likely will get a job offer with a strong meeting, sources told ESPN.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

If a team is looking to rebuild, Brett Brown said hiring 76ers assistant Lloyd Pierce as coach would be a ‘no brainer' for that club. The Atlanta Hawks interviewed Pierce for their head coaching vacancy on Friday, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer will meet with the New York Knicks on Sunday, per league sources.

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37dAdrian Wojnarowski

Budenholzer ends Suns candidacy, sources say

Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer, after several days of conversations, has withdrawn from consideration in the Suns' coaching search, league sources told ESPN.

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39dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Budenholzer, Suns meet to talk job

The Suns and Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer have met over the last two days to discuss their head coaching position, sources tell ESPN.

Team Stats

Points Per Game103.425th
Rebounds Per Game41.925th
Assists Per Game23.78th
Points Allowed108.823rd

Team History