Childress traded to Phoenix
Atlanta will get the Suns' 2012 second-round draft pick as part of the deal.
Childress has played the past two seasons in Greece. The 27-year-old previously spent four years with the Hawks.
The 6-8, 210-pound former Stanford player is a career 52-percent shooter. He signed a five-year contract with the Suns.
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