NBA Free Agency 2011: Jason Collins To Re-Sign With The Atlanta Hawks, According To A Report

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 22: Dwight Howard #12 of the Orlando Magic drives into the basket against Jason Collins #34 of the Atlanta Hawks during Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on April 22, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

According to a report by Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Atlanta Hawks and center Jason Collins have agreed to a 1-year contract.

Free agent forward Jason Collins will return to the Atlanta Hawks with a one-year deal, a league source tells Yahoo! Sports.
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I figured that this would be the first announced signing by the Atlanta Hawks once teams can actually begin making transactions on Friday. Collins played in 49 games last season and made 28 starts when Larry Drew shifted to a big lineup featuring Al Horford at the power forward position and Josh Smith at the small forward. It was a staple of the Hawks defensively in the first round upset over the Magic.

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