NEW YORK — Two weeks after replacing coach Lon Kruger with assistant Terry Stotts, the Hawks are trying to arrange a trade involving restricted free agent-to-be Jason Terry. According to sources, the Blazers and Heat are ardently interested in acquiring Atlanta’s assist leader (7.4 per game) and its third-highest (16.8 ppg) scorer.

For salary purposes, Alan Henderson ($7.09 million/$7.6 million/$8.2 million due over the next three seasons) and another low-budgeted Hawk (DerMarr Johnson, perhaps) would have to be part of any package since Terry’s skill value far exceeds his current ($2.15 million) earnings.

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