Hawks to sign Calderon to fill final roster spot

The Hawks intend to sign point guard Jose Calderon to fill their open roster spot, according to several people familiar with the situation. The impending signing was first reported by ESPN’s Marc Stein.

The deal is somewhat complicated in that Calderon has not cleared waivers. He has agreed to join the Hawks, who could claim him or wait until he clears waivers at 5 p.m. Saturday. The issue facing the Hawks and Calderon is whether another team with a worse record claims the point guard first.

The Hawks have had an open roster spot since last week when Lamar Patterson and the team mutually agreed to the player’s release to deal with a personal matter. The move came just days after Patterson…