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HAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Court Vision: Teague outduels Wall as Hawks pull past Wizards

Going inside the Hawks' 106-102 win over the Southeast Division-leading Wizards on Tuesday in Washington. THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Teague outduels Wall, gets breakthrough against top-tier PG The numbers say Jeff Teague is just outside the NBA's top tier of point guards, ranking eighth in assists at 6.9 per game his 19.67 PER is 13th at the position. But in order to break through, it's...
Via Fox Sports South
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hawks top Wizards 106-102 for 6th win in 8

WASHINGTON (AP) Hawks reserves Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack led a fourth-quarter surge on a night when starters were struggling, and Atlanta held to beat the Washington Wizards 106-102 Tuesday. Scott and Mack scored Atlanta's first 16 points of the final period, sparking a 22-5 run that built a 14-point lead before the Wizards hit a spate of 3-pointers to make the final score...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should the Atlanta Hawks trade Paul Millsap?

The Atlanta Hawks made a sneaky, somewhat under the radar acquisition in the summer of 2013 by signing veteran forward Paul Millsap to a two-year, $19 million contract. Millsap spent the first seven years of his productive career with the Utah Jazz, but had become expendable to the struggling franchise looking to clear cap space. The Hawks jumped at the opportunity to sign Millsap...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hawks recall first-round pick Payne from D-League

The Atlanta Hawks have recalled rookie forward/center Adreian Payne from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League, it was announced Sunday by coach Mike Budenholzer. Payne appeared in two games with the Mad Ants (at Erie on 11/21 and 11/22), averaging 12.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 blocks in 31.1 minutes. In Saturday night's contest, he totaled 17 points...
Via Fox Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Horford, Millsap deliver vs. Pistons' frontline as Hawks bounce back

ATLANTA -- Going inside the Hawks' 99-89 win over the Pistons on Friday night at Philips Arena. THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Horford and Millsap loom large against Pistons' big frontline In talking with Al Horford before the season began, he gushed about Paul Millsap. It wasn't because of the way his frontcourt mate played after Horford was lost to a season-ending injury last...
Via Fox Sports South
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons held off by Hawks, 99-89

ATLANTA -- Jeff Teague scored a season-high 28 points and the Atlanta Hawks recovered after blowing a 19-point lead to beat the Detroit Pistons 99-89 on Friday night. Paul Millsap had 15 points and 12 rebounds for Atlanta, which snapped a two-game skid. Detroit rallied after trailing by 19 points at 70-51 in the third quarter. Backup point guard D.J. Augustin, who had 14 points,...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Teague has 28, Hawks hold off Pistons, 99-89

ATLANTA (AP) Jeff Teague scored a season-high 28 points and the Atlanta Hawks recovered after blowing a 19-point lead to beat the Detroit Pistons 99-89 on Friday night. Paul Millsap had 15 points and 12 rebounds for Atlanta, which snapped a two-game skid. Detroit rallied after trailing by 19 points at 70-51 in the third quarter. Backup point guard D.J. Augustin, who had 14 points...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Injury Update: DeMarre Carroll says he will play Friday

The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday by the score of 114-109. The loss dropped the Hawks to 5-5 on the season, third in the Southeast Division. Jeff Teague lead the Hawks with 24 points on 8-of-14 shooting from the floor. The Hawks were once again without DeMarre Carroll due to a groin injury. The good news is Carroll says he'll be ready to return Friday...
Via NBA Injury News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hawks Way: Players' makeup as key as execution in motion offense

ATLANTA -- There's a defining organizational philosophy among the city of Atlanta's professional teams: The Braves Way. It's a culture that wrought a championship and a litany of division titles. So why not The Hawks Way? Coach Mike Budenholzer smiled when recently asked about the challenge in this modern game, of getting players to buy into the selfless nature that&...
Via Fox Sports South
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Injury Update: DeMarre Carroll will not play in tonight's game against the Lakers

The Atlanta Hawks head into tonight's game against the Los Angeles Lakers coming off a 127-94 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday. The loss dropped the Hawks to 5-4, second in the Southeast Division. The Hawks were lead by Paul Millsap, who had 16 points seven rebounds and four assists in 28 minutes. The Hawks will be without DeMarre Carroll, who will miss his fourth straight...
Via NBA Injury News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarre Carroll: Hawks want to be 'Spurs East'

Consistency. Champions. Title contenders. The gold standard of NBA franchises. Those are but a few words to describe the San Antonio Spurs and their excellency year in and year out. So it goes without saying, many NBA team look to copy the Spurs’ blueprint to the point other teams fire former assistant coaches. Such as […]
Via Project Spurs
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks’ Twitter humors fans during blowout loss to Cavs

              The Cleveland Cavaliers routed the Atlanata Hawks 127-94, and became the first team in NBA history to go 9 for 9 or better from behind the arc in a quarter. The Hawks official Twitter account used humor to get through the game. Just sign Cleveland’s whole team up for the three-point contest, apparently. — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Catch-and-Shoot Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks have carved out one of the most unique niches in the league over the last two seasons by building an offense that seems specifically built around catch-and-shoot scoring. Through 7 games, the Hawks lead the league in points off of catch-and-shoot attempts by over three points per game, and score over 12 ppg more than league average on these opportunities. For...
Via Analytics Game
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Injury Update: Mike Scott is considered 'probable' for tonight's game against the Heat

The Atlanta Hawks head into Friday's game against the Miami Heat coming off a 100-97 win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday. The win improved the Hawks to 4-3, third in the Southeast Division. Paul Millsap lead the Hawks with 30 points on 13-for-23 shooting and 17 rebounds. The Hawks were without reserve forward Mike Scott due to a back injury. The good news is that Scott is expected...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap plays first half with misspelled name on Hawks jersey (Photo)

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap played the first half of Wednesday night's game against Utah with his name misspelled on the back of his jersey.It is Millsap's first season with the team, but it is not his first home game in Atlanta, which makes it puzzling how the Hawks gave him a jersey with the name "Milsap" to start the game. That's a question for the...
Via Holdout Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks-Jazz Twitter get into it over misspelled jersey

The Atlanta Hawks may have misspelled Paul Millsap's name on his jersey, but it's okay. They won the game and put the Jazz on Twitter blast.
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert Nails Thabo Sefolosha In The Junk With An Inbounds Pass

If Iman Shumpert’s plan Monday night was to inflict bodily harm on multiple players via errant passes, then we have nothing to say other than “mission accomplished”. Warning, the impact of Thabo Sefolosha getting clocked in the nuts can be heard very clearly in the video above, so if you’re squeamish about that stuff, then Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Twitter account hilariously mocks offense during first half

Coming into Monday, the Atlanta Hawks were ninth in the NBA in scoring (103.6 ppg), 10th in field goal percentage (.455), and second in three-point percentage (.410). During the first half of the team’s game against the New York Knicks, shots weren’t falling with the same regularity. And that would be an understatement. The Hawks...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Injury Update: Adreian Payne will not play Friday

Atlanta Hawks rookie Adreian Payne has been ruled out of the team's Friday contest in Charlotte. Payne, selected 15th overall in this past summer's draft out of Michigan State, has been battling plantar fasciitis. The injury was announced on October 31st, and Payne has yet to step on the court since.Jack Arent via Getty imagesEven when healthy, it will be a struggle for Payne...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Early season preview

The last time we saw the Atlanta Hawks, they fell to the Indiana Pacers in game seven in the first round of the Eastern conference playoffs. Instead of looking at the loss as yet another first-round playoff exit, Hawks fans can take some positivity and hope away from last year’s finale. For starters, the Hawks MVP Al Horford was lost early in the season, which changed the game...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Mike Scott will win NBA’s Sixth Man award

In 2009-2010, Atlanta Hawks sixth man Jamal Crawford won the Sixth Man of the Year award for the first time in franchise history. After this season Mike Scott will make that two times in franchise history. Mike Scott entered last season as a player who would have to fight and earn his playing time. Once guard Lou Williams struggled in Coach Mike Budenholzer’s system, Scott emerged...
Via isportsweb.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks giving Dominique Wilkins statue outside of arena

The Atlanta Hawks held a press conference concerning the sale of the team. But it was also revealed that a Hawks legend will be getting his own statue very soon. It’s long overdue, in fact. Via Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Dominque Wilkins will get a statue on March 6, 2015. — Chris Vivlamore (@CVivlamoreAJC) September 16, 2014 Dominique Wilkins played...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Dominique Wilkins interested in purchasing Hawks

With all the controversy surrounding the Atlanta Hawks and owner Bruce Levenson on his way out due to a racist e-mail he sent in 2012, a former Hawks legend may be the next owner. According to TMZ Sports, Dominique Wilkins is interested in purchasing the Atlanta Hawks, and he’s already been pre-approved for ownership by […]
Via Full Scale Sports
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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