NBA Free Agency 2011: Hawks Sign Forward Vladimir Radmanovic

The Atlanta Hawks have signed 10-year vet in forward Vladimir Radmanovic late Friday night. Hawks head coach Larry Drew knew that they needed another sharp shooter when opposing teams double up on Joe Johnson, so the Hawks went out and signed Radmanovic:

"A guy that has the reputation of a 3-point shooter, [the defense] always have to be aware of him," Drew said. "I watched a lot of film on him and he has a very uncanny ability to get to an open spot very fast. ... We are a team when we move the basketball and get the ball in right people's hands it's going to force the defense to collapse, and the more shooters you have out there with those type of guys the more it helps you."

The Hawks general manager Rick Sund is familiar with Radmanovic as he was the general manager of Seattle who selected Radmanovic No. 12 overall draft pick in 2001. Last year Radmanovic was on the Golden State Warriors where he averaged six points and 3.6 rebounds per game.

The details of the contract were not disclosed.

For more on the Atlanta Hawks, be sure to check out SB Nation blog Peachtree Hoops. For more on the transactions going on around the NBA, check out the SB Nation NBA hub.

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