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Rondo 'extremely unlikely' to re-sign with Mavericks

Rajon Rondo was suspended for Wednesday night’s game against the Atlanta Hawks, which came in the wake of at least two heated exchanges that the Dallas Mavericks point guard had with head coach Rick Carlisle. Will the tension ultimately lead to the end of their working relationship? Tim MacMahon of ESPNDallas.com reports that Rondo is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

UnManning The Game TV: Meet Nzinga Shaw, the Atlanta Hawks’ Fixer

When news headlines are all negative everything due to racially-charged remarks from an NBA owner and general manager, damage control is needed. Quick. In the February installment of UnManning The Game TV, produced by Creative Production Partners, meet the Atlanta Hawks’ she-roe hired to swoop in and rebuild the relationship between the organization and the greater Atlanta community...
Via All Sports Everything
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Continue Dominance of West, Push East Lead to 8

Kent Bazemore #24 of the Atlanta Hawks celebrates after the game against the Dallas Mavericks on February 25, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) With their 104-87 win over the short-handed Dallas Mavericks Wednesday night in a game that almost wasn’t played, the Atlanta Hawks improved their record against Western Conference foes to...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hawks overcome sluggish start to torch Mavs

The Atlanta Hawks did not jump out to a fast start against the Dallas Mavericks, but a hot-shooting second half led to a decisive 104-87 win on Wednesday night. Here are three observations from the game: THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Hacks outlast undermanned Mavs in quirky game For two teams sitting in the top-five of their respective conferences entering the night, this game got off to a...
Via Fox Sports South
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rain Delay Halts An Atlanta Hawks Game … That Was Inside Philips Arena

There was a five minute rain delay during the Atlanta Hawks basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks could sell for over $1 billion

The Atlanta Hawks have officially been on sale for a little over a month, and the process of finding new ownership is going swimmingly. Yesterday was the deadline for non-binding preliminary bids from interested potential owners, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and the current market for NBA teams combined with the number of interested owners could push the sale price...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha will be the Biggest X-Factor to the Atlanta Hawks Playoff Success

Thabo Sefolosha #25 of the Atlanta Hawks defends against Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Philips Arena on November 18, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images)   The Atlanta Hawks currently lead the NBA’s Eastern Conference in wins and will continue to be a major factor come playoff time, however in recent weeks their defense has taken a step...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks have embraced Budenholzer's ball-sharing system

ATLANTA (AP) The Eastern Conference standings are not the only proof the Atlanta Hawks are mastering Mike Budenholzer's ball-sharing, pass-happy scheme. The second-year coach said Tuesday he likes seeing his players get on each other when someone strays from his lessons of court spacing, pick-and-rolls and pass after pass. Long known for isolation basketball, the Hawks had to change...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Pero’s Perils

It’s been a tough month for Atlanta Hawks’ backup center Pero Antic. The 32-year-old Macedonian big man is mired in the worst shooting slump of his young career, aside from his dreadful performance in last year’s first round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers. Antic, who despite his frame (6’11”, 260 lbs), plays more away from the basket than he does near the rim...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks avoid three-game losing streak with win over Bucks

  A late-night study session worked wonders for the Atlanta Hawks. The best team in the Eastern Conference avoided its first three-game slide of the season by pulling away in the fourth quarter against another surprising NBA squad. Paul Millsap had 23 points and 16 rebounds in Atlanta's 97-86 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, two days after coach Mike Budenholzer had his team...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Atlanta Hawks Contenders or Pretenders?

Jeff Teague #0, Al Horford #15, Paul Millsap #4, and Kyle Korver #26 of the Atlanta Hawks celebrate after a score against the Indiana Pacers on January 21, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Atlanta Hawks are by far the biggest surprise of this NBA season and currently sit in first place in the Eastern Conference with 44 wins, which...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap shoots embarrassing airball free throw vs Raptors (Video)

Atlanta Hawks power forward Paul Millsap shot an embarrassing airball free throw in the first quarter of Friday night's game against Toronto.It was an early sign of how the night would go for the Hawks as they were blown out by the Raptors 105-80. After going undefeated for the month of January, the Hawks are coming back down to earth a bit, having now lost three of their last...
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks face tough stretch, rebounding concerns post-break

ATLANTA -- There's no easing their way back from the All-Star break for the Hawks. Fresh off a weekend in New York that seemed more like a takeover -- Atlanta had eight representatives take part in five different events -- the Eastern Conference leaders face a stretch that includes six of seven games against teams in playoff position. "I think it's great for us. I think any time...
Via Fox Sports South
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-mayor of Atlanta backs Danny Ferry's return

The last thing the Atlanta Hawks need right now is their general manager getting in the way. Off to their best record since the days of Dominique Wilkins, the Hawks sit atop the Eastern Conference with a 43-11 record. And they’ve done it with GM Danny Ferry on a leave of absence and a big ‘For...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Five key questions facing Hawks after All-Star break

They took over the All-Star Game, at least for a few minutes. The Hawks contingent of Al Horford, Kyle Korver, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague hit the floor together Sunday at Madison Square Garden, putting an exclamation point on a first half of a season in which Atlanta owned the Eastern Conference. With 43 wins, the Hawks already have five more than they had the entirety of last...
Via Fox Sports South
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Hawks are poised to dominate All-Star Weekend

The team with the most wins in the Eastern Conference is also set to have the most representatives this weekend’s NBA All-Star festivities. Other than the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, the Atlanta Hawks (43-11) will have at least one player in every competition over the next three days in New York City. Second-year guard Dennis Schroder will be the first Hawk to participate as he...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Atlanta Hawks Kyle Korver belongs in the All-Star Game

Earlier this week, Miami Heat’s franchise player Dwayne Wade announced that he would be missing the All-Star game following a nagging hamstring injury.  Wade, who has missed the last six games for the Heat was voted an All-Star for the eleventh consecutive season.  To the surprise of many, Kyle Korver will participate in the All-Star game this Sunday in place of Wade, bringing...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Korver All-Star Replacement For Dwyane Wade

Kyle Korver will be replacing the injured Dwyane Wade on the all-star team. The Kyle Korver all-star hopes for Atlanta Hawks fans came true Tuesday night as the NBA named Korver the official replacement for injured Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade. Wade was selected to his 11th all-star team by the coaches this year but has been recovering from a strained right hamstring and will...
Via Basketball Bicker
16 days ago  |  Discuss

More Ratings: Atlanta Hawks, NBA on ESPN, College Hoops

The much-hyped Warriors/Hawks game generated record numbers in Atlanta. In other news, ESPN’s pick of Clippers/Raptors over Warriors/Hawks resulted in low numbers, and undefeated Kentucky was the top college hoops draw of the weekend. Warriors/Hawks Sets Record in Atlanta Friday’s Warriors/Hawks NBA regular season game, a matchup of the league’s top two teams, drew a [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks have reached out to Ray Allen

Ray Allen looks like he’s going to take as much advantage of his free agency as humanly possible. The legendary sharp-shooter hasn’t committed to playing this season, and he still seems to be weighing his options. The Altanta Hawks could be a possibility, however, and the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports the Hawks have reached out to Allen’s representatives. According...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The best game of the season isn't on national TV tonight

Tonight represents a possible NBA Finals preview.  The Best of the West visiting the Best of the East.  39-8 Golden State at 41-8 Atlanta.  The Hawks have won 25 out of their last 27 games and the Warriors have won 16 out of their last 19.  Arguably the two best teams and stories in the NBA this year. But unless you have NBA League Pass or live in one of the two markets, you...
Via Awful Announcing
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks continue to make history

Not only are the Hawks the only team to go 17-0 during an entire month, but now the starting five are the only starting core to share Player of the Month honors. All the starters — DeMarre Carroll, Kyle Korver, Al Horford, Jeff Teague, and Paul Millsap — were in double figure scoring, but none  were at 20 points, demonstrating the balance of this team. The Hawks won 19 in...
Via Crossover Chronicles
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks’ Entire Starting Five Named Eastern Conference 'Player of the Month'

In what may be a first in the NBA’s history, the league has named not one, but five players as the Eastern Conference Player of the Month. That "player" is the entire starting lineup of the Atlanta Hawks.And who can blame them? The Hawks had a ridiculous January, going 17-0 as part of their 19-game winning streak, and Al Horford, Paul Millsap, Jeff Teague, Kyle Korver, and DeMarre...
Via Holdout Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Entire Atlanta Hawks Starting Lineup Voted East Players Of The Month

This embed is invalid" /> ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks were rewarded for the first 17-0 month in NBA history with another first on Wednesday — all five starters were selected Eastern Conference Players of the Month for January. All-Stars Paul Millsap, Jeff Teague and Al Horford were honored by the league along with the other starters, Kyle Korver and DeMarre...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Win Again, Set Record For Best Month In NBA History

You’ve heard “Atlanta Hawks win” 17 times this month.Photo credit: @ATLHawks The Atlanta Hawks win yet another game as they secured their 19th straight victory by defeating the Philadelphia 76ers 91-85 on Saturday night. The Hawks official Twitter page shared that they were the first team in NBA history to go 17-0 as they finished the month of January undefeated officially...
Via Basketball Bicker
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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