Late-Bloomers? 3 Atlanta Hawks Who Had Good Careers After Leaving Team

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Adam Keefe

While not on the same level as Diaw or Terry, Adam Keefe was dumped by the Hawks after just two years and quickly became a high volume bench piece for the Karl Malone, John Stockton Jazz teams of the ’90s.

The Hawks traded him for Tyrone Corbin and a second-round pick two years after taking him 10th overall, only to see his numbers spike when he arrived in Utah.

The center played a total of 405 games for Utah, averaging 16.7 minutes per game and essentially working as Malone’s backup power forward.

Keefe had a good career as a role player and while it’s hard to see if he would have put up the same numbers if he had stayed in Atlanta, he did have at least a note-worthy stint with the Jazz, making two Finals after leaving the Hawks.

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