Why John, why would you leave us? Oh, that's right, you suck. Say hi to Al for us once you get to purgatory. Hopefully you can buy some decent clothes now.
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Posted on Wed, Aug. 24, 2005
M O R E N E W S F R O M • Indiana Pacers • Sports • Milwaukee Bucks • NBA • Atlanta Hawks • Detroit Pistons
Edwards signs deal with Hawks
Hudson High School graduate and former Kent State standout John Edwards has signed a two-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks.
The deal is worth $2.08 million, according to his agent, Mark Termini.
Edwards, a 7-foot center, averaged 1.2 points and .8 rebounds while averaging 5.6 minutes in 25 games with the Indiana Pacers last season.
He made the Pacers out of training camp on a non-guaranteed contract. He was able to hang on to his roster spot after three players were given lengthy suspensions following a brawl with the Detroit Pistons in November.
Edwards' stock greatly increased following a strong summer-league performance with the Pacers, including one game in which he outplayed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Bogut of the Milwaukee Bucks.