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Old 08-13-2008, 01:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Jose Almost Became an Atlanta Hawk Last Season

Phew .... thank goodness they changed their minds at the last second.

Originally Posted by ajc.com
The Hawks had a trade on the table during training camp before last season where they could have moved Josh Childress to Toronto for their backup point guard at the time, some guy named Jose Calderon.

Knight was ready to pull the trigger but the Hawks balked at the last minute (why has never been made clear but one of my best spies has always maintained that Knight was prohibited from making the deal by his bosses for reasons my spy refuses to divulge to this day).

Can you imagine how different things might be right now if that deal actually went down? Just food for thought while we’re pondering recent history and what might have been.
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