CBS Los Angeles

 ATLANTA (AP) – – The Atlanta Hawks, looking for more front-line help as they attempt to remain in the Eastern Conference playoff race, acquired 37-year-old forward Antawn Jamison from the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday.

The Clippers received the rights to shooting guard Cenk Akyol, a 2005 second-round pick now playing in Turkey.

Hawks general manager Danny Ferry was Cleveland’s GM when Jamison played for the Cavaliers in the 2009-10 season.

“He is and always has been the ultimate professional and high-class guy,” Ferry said. “That’s his trademark within the NBA.”

Ferry said he’ll talk with Jamison within the next two days to determine the forward’s interest in playing with the Hawks.

Jamison has not played in 16 of the last 17 games with the Clippers. He has appeared in only 22 games this season, averaging 11.4 minutes, 3.8 points and 2.5 rebounds.

For his career, the 6-foot-9 Jamison has…

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