Sources: Powell to leave L.A. for Hawks

Updated: July 22, 2010, 12:03 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Another Los Angeles Lakers free agent appears to be taking his championship rings elsewhere in search of more playing time.

The Atlanta Hawks are close to finalizing a one-year deal with forward Josh Powell worth approximately $1.1 million, according to sources close to the situation. The deal is expected to be finalized early next week, perhaps as soon as Monday.

Powell, a five-year veteran, averaged 2.7 points and 1.8 rebounds in 9.2 minutes per game for the ...

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