August 18, 2006
Hawks to open up Harrington talks
In yet another twist in the ever-turning saga surrounding Al Harrington, the Atlanta Hawks expect to start negotiating possible sign-and-trade deals with other teams.
“At this point we don’t have a deal with the Indiana Pacers or any other team,” Hawks president Bernard Mullin said earlier today.
The Pacers and Hawks have discussed several deals for Harrington. At issue is the length of Harrington's new contract.
The Pacers had offered their $7.5 million trade exception and a future first-round draft pick for Harrington and center John Edwards.
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