Atlanta Hawks 2016-17 Season Countdown: Day 3

In this 2016-17 Hawks Season Countdown, we will be counting down the days leading up to the Hawks’ first regular season game.   Here at Soaring Down South, we are counting down the days until the Atlanta Hawks 2016-17 season begins. We’ll continue at 3 days until the regular season starts for the Hawks, breaking […] Atlanta Hawks 2016-17 Season Countdown: Day 3 - Soaring Down...
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How famous bands chose their names

The history of rock and roll is filled with legendary stories of how songs were written or inspired (hello there, "Layla") and even more legendary myths of the antics of bands on tour or in the studio. However, before any of those bands could pen a song that ended up in steady rotation on your local classic rock station, break download records or become mythic figures, they...
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Atlanta Hawks Season Predictions: Who will be this season’s biggest surprise

Plenty of candidates, but which Hawks player will surprise everyone with their performance this season. Our 2016-17 season predictions continue with a look at what player will be the biggest surprise for the Atlanta Hawks in the 2016-17 season. Who will be this season’s biggest surprise? Phil Naessens: Taurean Prince is going to surprise plenty and if he gets the minutes he...
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The Hawks are About to Fight for Their Future

  There was plenty of change over the offseason for a team that rarely sees such commotion. Have the Atlanta Hawks found the championship formula, or will it blow up in their face? The Atlanta Hawks for some years now have been like Hollywood. They’ve had a way of playing basketball for several seasons now […] The Hawks are About to Fight for Their Future - Soaring Down South...
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Atlanta Hawks Season Predictions: Who is this team’s X-Factor?

Who will be the X-Factor for the Atlanta Hawks in 2017? We continue our season prediction series with a look at who is the X-Factor for this year’s version of the Atlanta Hawks. Who is the X-Factor for this Atlanta Hawks team? Phil Naessens: Mike Budenholzer. He’s going to have to keep Howard happy otherwise that dressing room is going to be a miserable place to be. Kris...
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Atlanta Hawks season predictions: Better or worse?

Atlanta made a lot of changes over the summer. Did those changes make them better? The offseason is over, the preseason has come and gone and a new version of the Atlanta Hawks are set to make their debut. As is customary around these parts, the days leading up to the season opener are predictions time for the Peachtree Hoops staff. After all of this summer’s changes, is this...
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2016-17 Atlanta Hawks Season Preview

Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America It’s time. After a whole summer of talking and a little bit of action in the preseason, it’s time for Atlanta Hawks basketball — proper. This Thursday, at Philips Arena, the Hawks tip off their season against the Washington Wizards. And let’s be honest, we have no idea how this Hawks team is going to fare this season in the...
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Report: Rockets management worked to cut Howard’s minutes

Last season’s Houston Rockets did not work for a whole lot of reasons, and there’s even more evidence of that now. According to Tim MacMahon of ESPN, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, with the support of owner Leslie Alexander, pressured interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff into cutting Dwight Howard’s minutes to give Clint Capela more playing time. The stated priority was to...
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Hawks GM says team wants to keep Paul Millsap long term

Even though the Atlanta Hawks considered trading Paul Millsap last summer, general manager Wes Wilcox says the team wants to keep the three-time All-Star long term. “Paul is a great professional, and it’s absolutely our goal for Paul to be a Hawk long-term,” Wilcox said in an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution‘s Chris Vivlamore. “It’s as simple as that.”...
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WATCH: 2016 Bluejay Jamboree - Kyle Korver & Doug McDermott

Before leaving Omaha, Kyle Korver & Doug McDermott wanted to share some words about what Creighton and Omaha means to them #BluejayJamboree. 10/21/16
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Al Horford will never be forgotten by Atlanta Hawks community

In 2007, Al Horford was selected with the third pick of the NBA draft by the Atlanta Hawks from the University of Florida. Horford played nine seasons with the Hawks but decided to sign with the Boston Celtics this past offseason, beginning a new chapter of his career. During Horford’s first nine seasons in Atlanta, the Hawks made the playoffs. Always a reliable and consistent...
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WATCH: Mike Budenholzer pregame interview

Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer discusses Kyle Korver's impact on the franchise, and how the Oct. 20, 2016 exhibition game in Omaha came about.
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WATCH: Kyle Korver Pregame Interview (10/20/16)

Former Creighton star Kyle Korver meets the media prior to the Atlanta Hawks exhibition game at CenturyLink Center Omaha on October 20, 2016.
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WATCH: WATCH: Millsap Defends 4-on-1 Break, Gets Rebound

Paul Millsap was forced to defend four Bulls by himself after a turnover in the backcourt. He not only did it, but grabbed the rebound.
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WATCH: Korver Sizzles In Return To Creighton

Kyle Korver scored 16 points on 6-10 shooting in his return to his alma mater Thursday night.
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Hawks' Budenholzer leveled in collision near team bench

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer was escorted to the locker room late in the first half of Tuesday night's game against New Orleans after being bowled over by Pelicans guard Langston Galloway. The Hawks said Budenholzer was ''OK'' but would not return to the game. It was a bad night for coaches. New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry was sick and unable to join his team...
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Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap involved in car accident

The Atlanta Hawks and star forward Paul Millsap both avoided a scare late on Monday, when he was involved in a car accident. “Hawks superstar Paul Millsap was involved in a serious accident involving a motorcycle — which left his Rolls-Royce smashed up and the bike wedged into the front end,” TMZ reported, adding that “the biker was injured in the wreck and was transported...
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Hawks want fans to lock arms during anthem at home games

The Atlanta Hawks have reacted to what some NBA teams are doing during the national anthem by suggesting fans should get involved in it as well. A handful of NBA teams, including the Boston Celtics, have started to lock arms during the playing of the anthem as the exhibition season has gotten underway. Celtics players and coaches lock arms during national anthem https://t.co...
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