Dexter Pittman

Height: 6' 11"
Weight: 285
College: Texas
Birth Place: Rosenberg, Texas
Draft: 2010 2nd round (2nd pick) by the
  • Hawks claim Nicolas Brussino off waivers
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    Hawks claim Nicolas Brussino off waivers

    The Atlanta Hawks have claimed Argentinian forward Nicolas Brussino off waivers, it was announced on Saturday evening. The news was first reported by Chris Vivlamore of the AJC. Brussino was waived by the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday after spending the 2016-17 season with the club. Brussino, who is 24 years old, is a 6’8” perimeter player, who is listed as a shooting guard/small forward. In his one NBA season, Brussino averaged 2.8 points per game and 1.7 rebounds per game in nine minutes of action a night in 54 games for the Mavericks, starting twice. Brussino was also involved with the Mavericks at NBA Summer League, averaging 8.8 points per game on 41% shooting from the field and 4.7 rebounds

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    NBA-National Basketball Association roundup

    Kyrie Irving would like to be more of a focal point on a team, but not with the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to a report by ESPN on Friday and confirmed by, Irving asked the Cavaliers to trade him during a meeting with team owner Dan Gilbert last week. Irving, 25, reportedly has stated a desire to be a top scoring option and does not want to play with LeBron James after being teammates with the superstar for three seasons.

  • Locked on Hawks podcast: Available targets, Kyrie Irving and more
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    Locked on Hawks podcast: Available targets, Kyrie Irving and more

    Good morning! The weekend is here and, while it wasn’t the busiest week in the world for the Atlanta Hawks, there is plenty of fodder for a new podcast. Episode 235 of the Locked on Hawks podcast is here and topics include the following: The Hawks introduced both Dewayne Dedmon and Ersan Ilyasova to the media on Friday afternoon. Jamal Crawford’s buyout and putting that to bed once and for all The good folks at CBS Sports projected Atlanta’s win total and, if anything, it’s rosy Kyrie Irving is on the market and people are asking if the Hawks should put together an offer What available free agents should the Hawks be targeting now? Much, much more If you enjoy what you hear on today’s broadcast,