2017 NBA All-Star Game discussion thread

Paul Millsap will represent the Atlanta Hawks in tonight’s NBA All-Star Game. Discuss all of the action here. How to Watch Game/Date Time: Sunday, February 19, 8 p.m. ET Location: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans TV: TNT Streaming: Watch TNT app
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44 minutes ago

Atlanta Hawks: Dwight Howard’s Top 5 Games Of 2016-17

The Atlanta Hawks bought hometown kid Dwight Howard in for rebounding, inside scoring, and paint protection. So far, he’s done a pretty good job of doing those specific things. But every once in awhile, Howard will give the Hawks more than what they ask of him. Here’s a look at Dwight Howard‘s best performances so far […] Atlanta Hawks: Dwight Howard’s Top 5 Games Of 2016...
Via Soaring Down South
10 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks Headlines: Scott’s Role, Schroder, And More

Today’s installment of Atlanta Hawks Headlines features content on Dennis Schroder‘s top five games, Mike Scott‘s role, and more. Thank you for joining us for today’s edition of Atlanta Hawks Headlines.This is a daily feature at Soaring Down South. Hawks Headlines is a place where you can easily find links to the latest Hawks news, analysis, and any other […] Atlanta...
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12 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks Weekly Wrap: Preparing for the Final Stretch

It’s almost time to start looking ahead to the playoffs The NBA All-Star break takes place well after the true midway point of the season, but it serves as a nice (if somewhat arbitrary) sort of halfway mark for many discussion purposes. Add in the fact that the trade deadline is also looming on the horizon, and this next stretch of days looks even more important. At this season’s...
Via Peachtree Hoops
12 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks lose momentum heading into All-Star Break

The Atlanta Hawks dominated in the month of January by going 11-4. However, their momentum has stalled in February, as they have gone 4-4 in the month of February. I wrote an article a few weeks ago saying the Hawks could have momentum heading into the All-Star break with an easy upcoming schedule. Instead, the Hawks finished with six wins and five losses during that stretch of games...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Projection systems weigh in with consensus on Atlanta Hawks

What do the numbers expect from the Hawks after the All-Star break? The Atlanta Hawks posted a 32-24 record before the All-Star break and that was good for fifth place in the Eastern Conference. With that said, Atlanta’s mark was accumulated despite being outscored by opponents for the season (-0.4 net rating per 100 possessions) and that forecasts a bit of potential regression...
Via Peachtree Hoops
2 days ago

Report: Hawks have talked Thabo Sefolosha, Tim Hardaway Jr. trades

The Atlanta Hawks are working the phones ahead of the trade deadline.Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports on Thursday that the Hawks have been “active” with one week to go until the deadline and have talked trades of Thabo Sefolosha and Tim Hardaway Jr. Vivlamore adds that Atlanta could also move Tiago Splitter, who has missed the entire year thus far with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks prevail 109-104 over Trail Blazers in overtime

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 25 points, Dennis Schroder added 22 and the Atlanta Hawks scored the final 12 points of overtime to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 109-104 on Monday night. Dwight Howard added 19 points and 16 rebounds for the Hawks, who won their fifth straight against the Blazers. Paul Millsap made the tying basket as time expired in regulation. ...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Budenholzer shoots down Paul Millsap trade rumors

As head coach and president of basketball operations of the Atlanta Hawks, Mike Budenholzer has a say in what the team does at the NBA trade deadline.So when Budenholzer says Paul Millsap is not getting traded, then he’s probably telling the truth.“He’s not going anywhere,” Budenholzer told Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “You can write that.”Millsap...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Latrell Sprewell among latest wave to sign with Ice Cube’s BIG3 league

Latrell Sprewell made headlines when he showed up sitting next to James Dolan at the Madison Square Garden. Now he’s making news on a different front as one of the latest to sign with Ice Cube’s BIG3 league set to kick off this summer.“The BIG3, the highly anticipated 3-on-3 professional basketball league, announced today Latrell Sprewell, J.R. Rider, Earl Boykins, Brian Cook...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Millsap Scores 25 On His Birthday

Paul Millsap did his part Friday night, scoring 25 points on 7-13 shooting.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Bazemore shows support for President Trump

Atlanta Hawks wing Kent Bazemore remains good friends with former teammate and two-time reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry. He learned a whole heck of a lot from Curry when the two played together with the Golden State Warriors.Off the court, however, the two seem to be of a differing opinion regarding one of the most divisive issues in the United States. Of course, we’re talking about...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks start strong, hold off Nuggets 117-106

ATLANTA (AP) Dennis Schroder had 24 points and 10 assists and the Atlanta Hawks held off a late rally by Denver to beat the Nuggets 117-106 on Wednesday night. The Hawks never trailed and scored a season-high 72 points in the first half. The Nuggets cut Atlanta's lead to 109-105 on a basket by Gary Harris with less than three minutes remaining. Following a turnover by Atlanta...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dennis Schröder Scores 21 Points As Hawks Fall To Jazz

Dennis Schröder poured in a team-high 21 points as the Hawks fall to the Jazz.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard and Co. mess with Tim Hardaway Jr. during postgame interview

Via FOX Sports South
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden explains what went wrong with him and Dwight Howard

James Harden and Dwight Howard were teammates on the Houston Rockets from 2013-2016 and reached the Western Conference Finals together, but the pairing did not pan out as hoped.Harden and Howard clashed, and the Rockets’ poor start to last season resulted in the firing of Kevin McHale. Howard left for Atlanta in free agency over the offseason, while Houston hired Mike D’Antoni...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs to work out Mario Chalmers, Lance Stephenson, other free agents

Following a month in which they won just seven of 15 games and LeBron James publicly complained about not having enough help around him, the Cleveland Cavaliers are planning to scour the free agent pool for immediate assistance.ESPN’s Chris Haynes reports that the Cavs are going to host a big workout with free agents on Wednesday and hope to sign one before the All-Star break in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks beat Knicks in wacky 4OT marathon that includes Paul Millsap playing an absurd 60 minutes

The Atlanta Hawks took down the New York Knicks 142-139 in FOUR overtimes on Sunday at Philips Arena.The game had a little bit of everything, from Knicks star Carmelo Anthony hitting shots to put the game into overtime and then double overtime, to Atlanta’s Paul Millsap playing 60 freakin’ minutes.We’ll start with how the game got to overtime, on this strong drive and finish...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carmelo Anthony’s sick fadeaway buzzer-beater sends game to 2OT

Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony has drained plenty of clutch shots over the years, and Sunday’s game against the Hawks was no different.Trailing 113-111, at the end of the first overtime period, you know who the team looked to in the pivotal moment. Yes, it was Melo. And yes, he drained this difficult fadeaway jumper. That shot forced a second overtime period. Oh, by the way,...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Porzingis posterizes Dwight Howard on monster dunk

Dwight Howard remains one of the NBA’s best rim protectors. But he was no match for Kristaps Porzingis, who put Howard on a poster with a viscous dunk on Sunday. Making the dunk more impressive is that Howard was called for a Flagrant 1. Yet, even an excessively hard foul could do nothing to stop one of the NBA’s brightest young stars from putting Howard on a poster.
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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