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The Atlanta Hawks Get Set for Training Camp
September 26th, 2013 at 1:17 AM
The Atlanta Hawks are bringing in 20 guys to training camp which will begin on October 1 and will take place in Athens at the University of Georgia.  They are set to come back to Atlanta on October 4 to resume and will take on the Miami Heat in the MIA...

The Top 10 Prospects for the 2014 NBA Draft
September 23rd, 2013 at 11:42 PM
The 2014 NBA Draft is expected to be one of the best in recent years.  There is a lot of young talent out there who have drawn interest from NBA general managers.  Teams are suspected of tanking this season already to try to position themselves to get a guy who may...

The Most Electrifying Dunkers in the NBA
September 18th, 2013 at 4:18 PM
Blake Griffin Los Angeles Clippers LeBron James Miami Heat DeAndre Jordan Los Angeles Clippers Gerald Green Indiana Pacers Jeff Green Boston Celtics DeMar DeRozan Toronto Raptors J.R. Smith New York Knicks Josh Smith Detroit Pistons Terrence Ross Toronto Raptors Kevin Durant Oklahoma City Thunder Gerald Henderson Charlotte Bobcats JaVale McGee Denver Nuggets Andre Iguodala Golden State Warriors Alonzo Gee Cleveland Cavaliers Jeremy Evans Utah...

The Best Shot Blockers in the NBA
September 15th, 2013 at 11:07 PM
Serge Ibaka Oklahoma City Thunder- Over the past few years Ibaka has been around the top of the list for shot blockers.  He can get to the ball from the help side or he will take it out of the air if you go straight up. Larry Sanders Milwaukee Bucks- Sanders is...

The Top Centers of the NBA
August 13th, 2013 at 11:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Dwight Howard Houston Rockets-  Howard led the league in rebounds and probably had the worst seasons of his career.  He should be fully recovered from his back injury and with Hakeem Olajuwon showing him some moves, D12 could make everyone forget about last season in Los Angeles. Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies- ...

The Atlanta Hawks Summer League Recap to This Point
July 19th, 2013 at 2:13 AM
After going down to the Los Angeles Clippers in their first game of The Las Vegas Summer League, the Atlanta Hawks were set to face the Miami Heat's summer squad.  The game was a little ugly early on but the Hawks began to catch a groove and they won the...

Atlanta Hawks Center Zaza Pachulia Set to Have Surgery
April 1st, 2013 at 2:20 AM
Atlanta Hawks' center Zaza Pachulia is scheduled to have season ending surgery on his right Achilles.  It was announced by the team that the Hawks' big man is set to go under the knife on Wednesday April 3 in Charlotte, N.C..  He will probably be out of commission for about...

Ranking the Top Five Teams of the NBA
March 11th, 2013 at 11:24 PM
Miami Heat (47-14)- Is there any doubt who the number one team in the league is?  They have won 18 games in a row and it doesn't appear to end soon as the Heat host the Atlanta Hawks and then they hit the road for a long trip with games against the Philadelphia...

Atlanta Hawks: News, Notes and Rumors
March 6th, 2013 at 4:15 PM
While out on the road, Josh Smith reached the 10,000 point mark of his career.  He is also the 24th player in NBA history to hit 10,000 points, 5,000 boards, 2,000 assists and 1,000 blocks. According to Chris Vivlamore of the AJC.com, Johan Petro has expressed frustration with his role on...

NBA Rankings for Halfway Point of Season
February 19th, 2013 at 12:37 AM
Miami Heat (36-14)- The Miami Heat have won their last seven games and are 8-2 in the past 10 games.  They will probably began to get more focused as we begin to move closer to playoff time.  I think that LeBron James guy will look to prove some things after...

A Recap of NBA All Star Weekend in Houston
February 18th, 2013 at 1:44 AM
Rookie Damian Lillard won the Skills Competition.  The Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague was present for the competition but didn't stick around long enough to have a shot at the trophy.  Lillard defeated Jrue Holiday of the Philadelphia 76ers in the final round. Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers) shot the lights out of...

Atlanta Hawks Prepare to Go Against the Indiana Pacers
February 5th, 2013 at 1:34 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks are 10-12 on the road, the Indiana Pacers are 19-3 while at home. The Pacers have won their last 14 at home and if they defeat the Hawks their streak of 15 in a row would be one that has not been matched since the 1999-2000 season. The Atlanta...

NBA Most Valuable Player Candidates So Far This Season
December 24th, 2012 at 11:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** We are already about a little past a quarter of the way of the 2012-13 NBA season and we already have plenty to talk about.  The Lakers are still trying to find themselves as Steve Nash makes his return to the floor, DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended three times...

Five Players to Watch for a Break Out Season in the NBA
October 29th, 2012 at 10:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** The season is set to begin and fans are as excited as ever to see what their favorite teams and players are going to do.  We all know the big names (LeBron, Melo, etc.), but what about the guys that are on the brink of becoming household names?  The guys...

The Latest Injury News in the NBA
October 24th, 2012 at 1:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** New Orleans Hornets' Austin Rivers sprained his right ankle during the preseason game against the Dallas Mavericks.  It is the same ankle that Rivers previously had surgery on and he has gotten an MRI to determine the extent of the injury.  Rivers was walking around on Tuesday so it may not...

Atlanta Hawks Lose a Close One to San Antonio Spurs
October 11th, 2012 at 1:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** As far as exhibition games go, the Atlanta Hawks lost a heartbreaker to the San Antonio Spurs.  Nando De Colo hit a last second shot, lifting the Spurs to a 101-99 victory.  Rookie Mike Scott and Damion Jones led the Hawks with both scoring 11 points.  Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and...

Five Questions Before the 2012-13 NBA Season Gets Started
October 8th, 2012 at 11:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Can the Miami Heat stay hungry enough to repeat?  We know that the whole team is coming back and the Heat has added Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis to boot, but will the Big 3 be hungry enough to have a dynasty in the making or are they content...

Who is Going to Step up for the Atlanta Hawks?
October 5th, 2012 at 1:23 PM
Joe Johnson is gone and Marvin Williams is gone, those two guys accounted for 30 percent of the Atlanta Hawks offense last season.  Joe Johnson averaged 18.8 points last season and Williams added 10.2, totaling out to 29 of the 96.6 points per game averaged by the Hawks.  These two players...

Atlanta Hawk of Fame: Wayne “Tree” Rollins
September 25th, 2012 at 12:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** Today's focus of Atlanta Hawks greats is Wayne "Tree" Rollins.  "Tree" was the only Clemson basketball player to average a double-double for four straight seasons and on his last home game as a Tiger, he became the first athlete in Clemson history to have his jersey retired.  Rollins was selected 14th...

The Top Big Men of the NBA
August 21st, 2012 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** A good center can take a team to the next level and in the NBA, a big man is the starting point for most teams.  The spotlight was placed on the center position this offseason with all the trades and movements of rosters going on.  Andrew Bynum goes to...