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Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Vince Carter twice in one week (and couldn't have been any nicer). He told me he's a diehard Bucs fan and is definitely looking forward to when they play the Falcons up in Atlanta.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Our preseason BPI ratings predict how many points per game better or worse every team is relative to the NBA average.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Eight-time NBA All-Star Vince Carter, who just signed with the Atlanta Hawks, is at Bucs practice today. Here he is chatting with Mike Evans. "He's going on 21 years in the NBA," said coach Dirk Koetter. "I mean, wow. What a lesson for our guys. A guy that takes care of himself and still looks like he's 25. It was fun to talk to him and have him out here. I know the guys really enjoyed it."

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Jacob Wolf ESPN Staff Writer 

NBA 2K League managing director Brendan Donohue discusses the future and expansion of the league, including the potential of future inclusion of international teams in Europe and Asia. In August, the 2K League, which consisted of 17 teams throughout its first season, received commitments from another four NBA teams — the Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves — to join the league next season.

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25d

Carter, 41, not ready to retire but 'nearing end'

Entering his 21st NBA season, 41-year-old Vince Carter, newly signed as a Hawk, still isn't ready to call this season his last. "I love to play, man. I have a young guy's mentality with a 40-year-old body," he says.

Hill: Young showing 'discipline and maturity' (0:56)
What to expect from an NBA crossover event (1:33)
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40dIan Begley

NBA releases schedule; Kawhi visits Spurs in Jan.

The NBA released its schedule for the 2018-19 season on Friday, with Kawhi Leonard, traded to Toronto in the offseason, scheduled to visit San Antonio in January.

Shelburne: Young's game more similar to Nash than Curry (1:48)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Nice job by Carmelo Anthony, whose foundation partnered with the NBPA and the City of Johannesburg to refurbish a basketball court in White City, Jabavu, Soweto. (Credit: Rae-Vaughn Lucas)

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47dIan Begley

Vinsanity says he's not chasing rings

41-year-old Vince Carter says he's focused on playing time and not chasing a ring as a reason he signed with the Hawks.

Collins happy to get hands-on in Johannesburg (0:44)
Can Melo redeem himself in Houston? (1:27)
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51dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Melo finalizes Hawks contract buyout

Carmelo Anthony, who finalized a buyout Monday with the Hawks, plans to wait until clearing waivers Wednesday to officially tell the Rockets of his plans to sign a free-agent deal, league sources told ESPN.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Here are the top 5 teams that have dead cap space (the team is paying but not on the roster): 1. Atlanta $27.8M 2. Brooklyn $24.4M 3. Milwaukee $7.4M 4. Indiana $6.2M and 5. Detroit $5.3M. The Hawks in 2017-18 also led the NBA with $32.3M in dead money.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

With Carmelo Anthony taking a buyout, Atlanta currently has $2.9M in room. The Hawks have agreed to terms with Alex Len, Vince Carter and Daniel Hamilton, giving the team 15 guaranteed contracts but have not signed the three players. Atlanta will go over the cap once all three are signed.

54d

Is This Twitter Beef Going Too Far?

Michael Smith and the national panel debate if the Kevin Durant- CJ McCollum twitter beef is going too far, if Carmelo Anthony is making good points regarding his buy-out, and weigh in on Jon Gruden not speaking with Khalil Mack.

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55dJemele Hill

Melo accepts his offseason as 'new norm' in NBA

Carmelo Anthony said it took him a while to accept the fact that he's on the verge of being with his fourth team in a year, saying that the process of being waived or bought out is "the new norm in our society in basketball."

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Team Stats

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

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-182458.293
2016-174339.524
2015-164834.585
2014-156022.732