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                          === Hawks cut F Johnson ===
 
 Atlanta,  GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Hawks have waived forward James
 Johnson, the team announced on Monday.
 
 Johnson,  a five-year NBA veteran and a former first-round pick of the Chicago
 Bulls,  had signed  with  the  Hawks last  month  after  spending the  2012-13
 campaign  with  the Sacramento Kings. He  averaged 5.1 points and 2.7 rebounds
 over 54 games last season.
 
 Over   219  career   games  with  three  different  teams  (Chicago,  Toronto,
 Sacramento), Johnson has averaged 6.3 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists.
 
 The Hawks' roster now stands at 17 players following the move.
 
 
 
 10/21 15:39:44 ET