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Former NBAer Josh Childress destroys opponent with violent flying elbow (video)

Josh Childress never really developed into the player most experts believed he would be during his seven-plus seasons in the NBA after being taken with the sixth-overall pick in 2004 by the Atlanta Hawks. Childress bounced around the league after four modest seasons with the Hawks, but for all intents and purposes, his NBA career...Read More The post Former NBAer Josh Childress destroys...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Horford, Hawks aim to keep playoff streak alive

ATLANTA (AP) The team with the Eastern Conference's longest active streak of playoff appearances has a new problem: Mike Budenholzer doesn't know how to find playing time for so many healthy Hawks. Atlanta made its seventh straight playoff appearance in Budenholzer's debut as coach despite a series of injuries. Al Horford missed more than half the season and for a time...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks CEO Says ‘Fo Shizzle,’ Because That’s Not Awkward Or Anything

Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin says "fo shizzle" with TI in a preseason video for fans, because that's not awkward or anything.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 NBA Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Atlanta has an unfortunate off-season with insensitive remarks from General Manager Danny Ferry, but I hope this won’t dissuade people from the team, which is subtly unconventional and the highest paid player, Horford, is only getting 12 million dollars a year. Atlanta has had trouble finding relevancy for years, but there’s an opportunity here to build something special. 2014...
Via Analytics Game
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks waive Eddie, Pittman, trim roster to 15

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks have trimmed their roster to 15 players by waiving forward Jarell Eddie and center Dexter Pittman. The moves on Tuesday were expected. The offseason signings of wing players Thabo Sefolosha and Kent Bazemore, combined with the addition of rookie center Adreian Payne, left no openings on the roster. Eddie and Pittman didn't play in the Hawks'...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutumbo Interested In Buying Hawks

I’m interested in knowing whose net worth is the largest. Dikembe Mutumbo has joined Chris Webber and Dominique Wilkins in joining investors with the idea of purchasing the Atlanta Hawks.  Former Hawks player Dikembe Mutombo has met with a group of investors about joining their bid to buy the Atlanta Hawks. The group, which is made up in part of Atlanta businessmen, has begun...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

T.I. and Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin do awkward Opening Night promo

Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin and rapper (and Atlanta native) T.I. do a promo together encouraging fans to go to the Hawks home opener on November 1st. What you’ll see is an awkward 21-second promo… but amusing, nonetheless. Check out the Hawks CEO and T.I. breaking it down together in this video: Yes, Hawks fans. You should be there. Fo’ shizzle. Even I feel awkward typing...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Webber is part of a group that wants to buy the Hawks

Chris Webber wants to follow in the footsteps of former ESPN broadcaster Magic Johnson and buy a chunk of a sports team. But unlike Johnson, Webber is sticking to basketball, and is reportedly targeting the Atlanta Hawks. He posted a note on Twitter Thursday morning about his ownership interests. pic.twitter.com/gQDnrpdngf — Chris Webber (@realchriswebber) October 16, 2014 The...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Webber part of group interested in buying Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks haven’t been in the news for many good things lately, but a former NBA star is hoping to change that. Five-time All-Star Chris Webber is part a potential ownership group — dubbed “The Webber Group” — that is interested in buying the Hawks. Webber announced the news via his Twitter account Thursday morning. http://t.co/gQDnrpdngf— Chris Webber (@realchriswebber...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Quietly Explored Al Horford Trade Last Season

The Atlanta Hawks quietly reached out to a select group of teams last season making Al Horford available, according to sources. The Hawks were seeking "the right price - including an unprotected 2014 first round pick." Horford was injured last season, but is healthy again and remains one of the NBA's most productive big men when healthy.
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks season preview: Player projections

You’ve finally reached part three of my three part series previewing the Atlanta Hawks’ upcoming season. If you missed part one-Roster Analysis or part two-Team Projections, check them out! Last week I gave team projections, and this week I will be giving you player projections. We will focus on the five starters and a few key reserve players. Hawks starting five: Jeff Teague...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Mike Scott Explains His Emoji Tattoos (Photo)

The Atlanta Hawks’ Mike Scott has nabbed headlines in the past for his interesting emoji inspired tattoos, and Scott finally set down with an interview with Mashable to explain the story behind the tattoos. Read below for an excerpt from his interview on why Scott has the interesting tattoos, when he got them, and people’s reactions to him about them. “What was the first emoji...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 days ago  |  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

Hawks owner selling team after revelation of racist email

TweetPer a report from Y! Sports NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski, the Atlanta Hawks are becoming the next NBA franchise to be sold because of a racist owner: Owner Bruce Levenson will sell the Atlanta Hawks after revelation of a 2012 racist email, NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) September 7, 2014 There was meeting in NYC including NBA...
Via Los That Sports Blog
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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