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Hawks reportedly release Walter Tavares, to sign Ryan Kelly with Mike Scott out four weeks

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ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 13: Tobias Harris #34 of the Detroit Pistons defends against a pass to Ryan Kelly #30 of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on October 13, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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Kristaps Porzingis and Boban Marjanovic now stand alone as the tallest players in the NBA.

The other 7-foot-3 player is now out of the league.

The Hawks waived Walter Tavares to sign Ryan Kelly with Mike Scott injured.

Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports:

Hawks release:

Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott will miss approximately four weeks while undergoing a series of non-surgical procedures for his left knee soreness.

This indicates Tiago Splitter is on track to return from his injury before Scott from his.

Kelly, a stretch four, attended training camp with the Hawks. He got cut, but there could be a role for him with Scott now hurt.

Tavares is an interior-oriented center who already somewhat duplicates Dwight Howard and would become even more superfluous when Splitter returns.