Atlanta Hawks Send Willie Green to Clippers in Sign-And-Trade Deal


ATLANTA HAWKS SEND WILLIE GREEN TO CLIPPERS IN SIGN-AND-TRADE DEAL

Atlanta Acquires Rights to Sofoklis Schortsanitis

ATLANTA, July
30, 2012
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The Atlanta Hawks today
completed a sign-and-trade transaction that sends Willie Green to the Los
Angeles Clippers in exchange for the rights to Sofoklis Schortsanitis, it was
announced by President of Basketball Operations/GM Danny Ferry.  The move also
creates a trade exception for the Hawks.

Schortsanitis
was selected by the Clippers in the second round (34th overall) of
the 2003 NBA Draft.

Green played in
53 regular season contests for Atlanta in 2011-12, averaging 7.6 ppg and 1.5 rpg
in 17.4 mpg (.471 FG%, .442 3FG%, .857 FT%).

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Southeast Division, along with the Charlotte Bobcats, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic
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