Ford's Fixer Uppers: Hawking the Hawks

Here's how the Hawks can help the Rockets and Grizzlies this year and become a major free-agent player next year.

Updated: August 28, 2003, 9:10 AM ET
By Chad Ford | NBA Insider
Are you a Western Conference team looking to keep up with the Joneses? Has the Lakers' addition of Karl Malone and Gary Payton got you down? Tired of seeing Mark Cuban steal away players just because he's crazy enough to overpay for them?

Theo Ratliff
Players like Theo Ratliff might be more valuable to other teams than the rebuilding Hawks.
Still waiting for your team to make that one move that puts you over the top and into contention?

Never fear. The Hawks are here.

Chad Ford

ESPN Senior Writer