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Adam Silver is the new standard-bearer for league commisioners

On July 21st the NBA released a statement regarding its plans to move the All-Star game out of Charlotte due to North Carolina’s approval of the HB2 act which limits the rights of the LGBT community. This move, while controversial, promotes the NBA’s support of human equality and shouldn’t come as a shock for NBA fans or the Charlotte locals. Since Adam Silver has taken...
Via isportsweb.com
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The Top 5 Remaining Free Agent Targets for Atlanta Hawks

With free agency winding down, teams look to sure up their bench rotation to help with depth within their roster. Here are five potential targets for the Atlanta Hawks. The silly summer season is starting to wind down in the NBA. All of the big names have signed on the dotted line and settled in […] The Top 5 Remaining Free Agent Targets for Atlanta Hawks - Soaring Down South ...
Via Soaring Down South
14 hours ago

Hawks State of the Cap: 1996

We go back in time to look at the Atlanta Hawks salary cap situation from 1996. Hello, America Online. Here we are in the Summer of 1996 playing this new game called Pokémon and jamming out to the Macarena, what a time to be alive. Let’s take a few minutes to look at the Atlanta Hawks capsheet going into the 1996 off-season and trying to figure out what may or may not have happened...
Via Peachtree Hoops
15 hours ago

Who is Malcolm Delaney?

Feature Image: Marina Kobzeva/Getty Images A lot can happen in 12 months — those possessing any meaningful life experience can attest to that. And it’s a statement that’s going to ring very true when the Hawks tip off again in October. Last year, fans watched Dennis Schröder head to the scorers table in the latter stages of the first quarter, kneel down, and prepare to...
Via Hawks Hoop
1 day ago

Tiago Splitter seems to be moving well

Tiago Splitter is working his way back hip surgery and seems to be moving quite well. Tiago Splitter had season-ending hip surgery in late February and played appeared in just 36 games in his first season for the Atlanta Hawks. Splitter’s rehab appears to be going well and he has been chronicling his rehab via his Instragram account. Splitter appears to be moving well, especially...
Via Peachtree Hoops
2 days ago

Locked on Hawks Podcast: Mike Budenholzer and finding “your guy” on the roster

Harry Lyles Jr. joins the show on this fine Friday. Happy Friday, everyone. On today’s episode of Locked on Hawks (No. 7 overall), we are joined by Peachtree Hoops writer Harry Lyles Jr. for what was a fun conversation. Topics include Mike Budenholzer’s tall task with this year’s team (hello, Dwight Howard and Dennis Schröder), a comparison between Mike Muscala and Edy Tavares...
Via Peachtree Hoops
2 days ago

WATCH: 1617 Atlanta Hawks Cheerleaders Final

Introducing our 2016-17 Cheerleaders. Congrats ladies!
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

What Does The Atlanta Hawks’ Summer Mean For Paul Millsap?

It has been a big off-season for the Hawks, but what do these moves mean for Paul Millsap and his future with the franchise? Since arriving from Utah, Paul Millsap has slowly but surely become a crucial cog in the Atlanta Hawks’ pass-happy machine. He is the kind of power forward that is perfectly matched […] What Does The Atlanta Hawks’ Summer Mean For Paul Millsap? - Soaring...
Via Soaring Down South
3 days ago

Dwight Howard used to sing Beyoncé songs at free-throw line

Some NBA players have the weirdest free throw routines. Before every attempt, Jeff Hornacek would stroke his cheek three times, Jason Kidd would blow a kiss and Karl Malone would talk to himself. Newly-acquired Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard used to sing songs in his head at the free-throw line to help calm himself down. But not just any songs, Howard sang the musical stylings...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The 5 Plays You Absolutely Have To See From Hawks' Summer League

Check out the top five plays from our 2016 Summer League.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Every Hawks Dunk From Summer League In 39 Seconds

Check out every single dunk from our 2016 Summer League team.
Via YouTube
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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Via FOX Sports South
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard explains why he's switching to No. 8

After wearing No. 12 throughout his entire NBA career, Dwight Howard has chosen a different jersey number as he begins a new chapter with the Atlanta Hawks. He said after signing with the Hawks that his new number would be deeply significant, and the No. 8 he chose is clearly just that. In an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” Friday, Howard opened up about why he decided...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

What To Expect From Dennis Schroder This Season

The Atlanta Hawks made a big move this offseason when they decided to trade away their starting point guard, Jeff Teague, after a seven year stint with the team. This decision made it clear that the Hawks were ready to make 22 year old Dennis Schroder their guy as the team's starting point guard. During Schroder's three seasons in the NBA, he never averaged more than roughly 20...
Via The Sports Quotient
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard thanks Houston, Rockets fans with full-page ad

Dwight Howard on Wednesday was officially introduced as a member of the Atlanta Hawks organization during an emotional news conference. On the same day — as players moving on to another town are wont to do — the veteran center took out a full-page ad in the Houston Chronicle to thank Rockets fans for their support during his three seasons with the team. In case you missed...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Hawks: Post-NBA Draft review

The Atlanta Hawks got just what they wanted in the 2016 NBA Draft. After much deliberation, they decided to go with Dennis Schroder over long-time starter Jeff Teague. Through a three-team trade consisting of the Utah Jazz and the Indiana Pacers, the Hawks were able to get the No. 12 pick in the draft. The trade sent George Hill to the Jazz, Jeff Teague to the Pacers, and the Jazz’s...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kent Bazemore to return to Hawks on 4 year $70 million deal

Kent Bazemore has turned down an offer from the LA Lakers (his former team) and from the Houston Rockets to return to the Atlanta Hawks….. Free agent guard Kent Bazemore has agreed to a four-year, $70M deal to re-sign with Atlanta, league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 2, 2016 Bazemore will have a player option on the fourth season of his...
Via Crossover Chronicles
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Hawks Keep Kent Bazemore On $70M Contract

The Atlanta Hawks only owned Kent Bazemore's Early Bird rights, which prohibited them from offering a fifth season but they were still able to re-sign him amid competitive offers on a four-year, $70 million deal. Bazemore seemed destined for a longish career as an end of the bench energy guy until he was traded by the Warriors to the Lakers at the deadline in 2014 and was finally...
Via RealGM - NBA
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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