Sources Hawks Likely to Tank If Howard Doesnt Sign

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Sources Hawks Likely to Tank If Howard Doesnt Sign
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The Atlanta Hawks created cap space to pursue Dwight Howard this offseason. With Howard appearing likely to sign elsewhere, sources say the Hawks likely won't pursue players to become a playoff contender in order to improve their odds in the 2014 lottery. "I think we may all be UNDERESTIMATING number of teams considering tanking this year. Been flooded with calls from GMs re 2014 draft class," wrote Ford on Twitter.

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