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Court Vision: Millsap, defense help short-handed Hawks drop Heat

Al Horford sat out. So, too, did Jeff Teague and DeMarre Carroll and Pero Antic. Still, not having those resting starters wouldn't keep the Hawks from winning the second game of back-to-backs for the eighth time this season. Behind Paul Millsap's 22 points and Kyle Korver moving to fourth on the franchise's all-time 3-point list with No. 549, they edged the Heat 93-91 Saturday night...
Via Fox Sports South
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Hawks give 4 players rest, still have enough to top Heat

  Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Dennis Schroder added 16 points and 10 assists and the intentionally depleted Atlanta Hawks still had enough to beat the Miami Heat 93-91 on Saturday night. Kent Bazemore scored 15, including a big 3-pointer with about a minute left that gave the Hawks an 89-80 lead. John Jenkins scored 12 for Atlanta, which turned 23 Miami turnovers into 31 points...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat stay close, can't top shorthanded Hawks

MIAMI (AP) -- Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Dennis Schroder added 16 points and 10 assists and the intentionally depleted Atlanta Hawks still had enough to beat the Miami Heat 93-91 on Saturday night. Kent Bazemore scored 15, including a big 3-pointer with about a minute left that gave the Hawks an 89-80 lead. John Jenkins scored 12 for Atlanta, which turned 23 Miami turnovers into...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kent Bazemore skies for high-flying slam dunk during Hawks-Heat

As the Atlanta Hawks continue their dominance of the Eastern Conference, the Hawks traveled to Miami to face off with the Heat on Saturday. Since many notable starters for the Hawks were resting, that meant more playing time for bench players like Kent Bazemore. In the first half of play, watch as a Hawks fast break ends with Bazemore flying for an impressive slam dunk: *** Bazemore...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Will the East run through the ATL?

57 games in. 25 to go. The Atlanta Hawks are still atop the Eastern Conference with an eight game lead over the Toronto Raptors. We are that much closer to being able to say that the East will have to go through the ATL to get to the finals, something we haven’t been able to say in nearly 50 years. They haven’t been perfect. A 25 point loss coming to those same Raptors exactly...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
3 days 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
3 days 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
3 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
3 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
5 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
6 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
8 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
9 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
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
15 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
18 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
23 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
24 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
24 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
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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