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Report: Hawks signing Malcolm Delaney to two-year guaranteed contract

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GREENSBORO, NC - MARCH 10: Malcolm Delaney #23 of the Virginia Tech Hokies calls a play against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets during the first half of the game in the first round of the 2011 ACC men’s basketball tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum on March 10, 2011 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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The Hawks traded starting point guard Jeff Teague to elevate backup Dennis Schroder. They also used all or nearly all their cap space to sign Dwight Howard and re-sign Kent Bazemore.

So where would they get a backup point guard?

Atlanta is turning to Malcolm Delaney, who has played overseas since his four-year career at Virginia Tech ended in 2011.

Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports:

This is likely for somewhere between the minimum ($543,471) and room exception ($2,898,000).

Delaney is a score-first point guard with a nice outside shot. Atlanta might also look for a more-experienced point guard, but Delaney is more likely than not to make positive contributions from day one.