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Charlotte Hornets (36-46)


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Hawks trade Howard to Hornets

(TSX / STATS) -- The Atlanta Hawks traded center Dwight Howard and the 31st pick in Thursday's draft to the Charlotte Hornets for forward Miles Plumlee, swingman Marco Belinelli and the 41st pick, according to multiple reports.

The 31-year-old Howard, who signed a three-year, $70.5 million deal with Atlanta last July, averaged 13.5 points, 12.7 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 74 games during the 2016-17 season. Charlotte will be Howard's fifth team after spending his first 13 seasons with Orlando (eight), the Los Angeles Lakers (one), Houston (three) and Atlanta (one).

Plumlee, who signed a four-year, $52 million contract last season, averaged 2.5 points and 2.1 rebounds across 10.8 minutes in 2016-17. He began last season with the Milwaukee Bucks before being dealt to Charlotte before the trade deadline.

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Leaders
Points: Kemba Walker23.2
Rebounds: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist7.0
Assists: Nicolas Batum5.9
FG%: Kemba Walker44.4%
Steals: Nicolas Batum1.12
Blocks: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist0.95
Defense (Rank)
Points: 104.7 (13)
Rebounds: 44.4 (22)
Assists: 24.5 (28)
FG%: 45.6% (14)
FT%: 77.6% (21)
3P%: 36.9% (25)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 104.9 (16)
Rebounds: 43.6 (14)
Assists: 23.1 (11)
FG%: 44.2% (26)
FT%: 81.5% (1)
3P%: 35.1% (18)
Standings
Southeast Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Washington 49 33 .598 --
x-Atlanta 43 39 .524 6.0
Miami 41 41 .500 8.0
Charlotte 36 46 .439 13.0
Orlando 29 53 .354 20.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/14/2017 Michael Carter-Williams Signed as Free Agent
7/2/2017 Malik Monk Signed as Draft Pick
7/1/2017 Brian Roberts Declared Free Agency
7/1/2017 Christian Wood Declared Free Agency
7/1/2017 Ramon Sessions Declared Free Agency
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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