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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...

Who Has the Nicest Ball Handling Skills in the NBA
September 25th, 2013 at 12:54 AM
We have again taken a poll on who is the best ball handler in the business and the readers have replied.  Here are the results and as always, if you have a comment or disagree feel free to let us know. The four that just missed the cut include: Stephen Curry Golden State...

Who Can Take Down the Miami Heat?
September 22nd, 2013 at 11:58 PM
The Miami Heat are going for a "Three Peat" this season, but that is going to be easier said than done with all of the moving and shaking that has been going on over this past off season.  Players and coaches have moved around and some teams' stock have gone up...

Three Questions About the Atlanta Hawks
September 20th, 2013 at 6:03 PM
Should the Atlanta Hawks tank this season and go after a top draft pick? No.  The Atlanta Hawks are building a team that is going to be a consistent winner.  In order to do that it is going to take more than just one player (look what happened to LeBron James...

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...

Gustavo Ayon Looking Like a Good Pick up for Atlanta Hawks
September 12th, 2013 at 11:53 PM
When the masses around Atlanta first heard that the Atlanta Hawks had acquired a big man from the Milwaukee Bucks by the name of Gustavo Ayon, the immediate reaction was "Who?"  If any of those fans have had the time to follow international basketball and most notably the FIBA Americas...

The Best Scorers In The NBA
September 9th, 2013 at 11:35 PM
Carmelo Anthony New York Knicks- Melo has the complete package when it comes to scoring the ball.  He can go inside or outside, play the post or shoot the three.  His downside is that he sometimes falls in love with the jumper when he could have whatever he wanted going...

The Latest News Around the Atlanta Hawks
September 9th, 2013 at 12:38 AM
David Lighty has been invited to training camp by the Atlanta Hawks.  Lighty is a 6'6" shooting guard who has been known for his defense as well as displaying a pretty good shot from behind the three point line.  He played his college hoops at Ohio State University and his...

Basketball Hall of Fame to Take Place This Weekend
September 7th, 2013 at 1:35 AM
The Hall of Fame will induct its new class on September 8 in Springfield, Mass.  It was recently announced that Rick Pitino, head coach of the Louisville Cardinals, would head up that class.  Pitino recently won 'The Big Dance' this past season and he also won the NCAA Championship with...

The Best Power Forwards in the NBA Today
September 2nd, 2013 at 11:39 PM
Kevin Love Minnesota Timberwolves- Love is the best below the rim player in the league.  His inside/outside game is incredible and he manages to grab double digit rebounds nightly.  If he were on a better team we would probably see just as much of him as we do Blake Griffin. Tim Duncan...

Atlanta Hawks’ Coach Mike Budenholzer Faces DUI
August 29th, 2013 at 11:25 PM
The Atlanta Hawks new head coach Mike Budenholzer has been charged with a DUI while out Wednesday night as he was pulled over for driving without tail lights.  After being pulled over, the police officer stated that Coach Bud's eyes were bloodshot and that he smelled like alcohol.  After refusing...

The Latest News with the Atlanta Hawks and Around the NBA
August 22nd, 2013 at 11:59 PM
The Atlanta Hawks' Development League affiliate, the Bakersfield Jam (California),  will hold open tryouts in the Atlanta area.  The tryouts will be held at the Suwanee Sports Academy on October 5 and 6.  There is a $150 pre-registration fee that should arrive at the Bakersfield Jam by October 2 or $200...

The Top Shooting Guards of the NBA
August 18th, 2013 at 11:50 PM
Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers- Despite getting injured late in the season, Bryant was still performing at a high enough level to be considered the best two guard in the game.  He says that his rehab is ahead of schedule and that he should be ready for the beginning of next season. ...

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 Latest News with the Atlanta Hawks and Around the NBA
August 13th, 2013 at 12:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** Atlanta Hawks' draft pick Lucas Nogueira will reportedly play in Spain next season to continue developing his game.  Hawks GM Danny Ferry has stated to Chris Vivlamore of the AJC.com that Nogueira will play another year with Asefa Estudiantes Madrid and the Hawks will maintain his rights.  Lucas showed a...

The Top Small Forwards of the NBA
August 11th, 2013 at 11:16 PM
Lebron James Miami Heat- Lebron is currently the most dominant force in basketball.  He has lead the Heat to back to back championships and they are the favorites to win a third this upcoming season.  Kevin Durant  Oklahoma City Thunder- Durant got a taste of life without Russell Westbrook and it...

The Latest News Around the Atlanta Hawks
August 6th, 2013 at 11:54 PM
The Atlanta Hawks have waived guard/forward DeShawn Stevenson.  Stevenson helped the Hawks on the defensive end and was also a threat to hit an outside shot.  He hurt the team by not being able to play back to back games due to his knees.  The move cleared about $2.2 million...

Who are the Top Point Guards in the NBA
July 31st, 2013 at 12:54 AM
Chris Paul Los Angeles Clippers- CP3 is one of the best floor generals in the game.  He is also one of the best ball handlers and with the addition of Doc Rivers, he may need to get a ring to validate his career. Tony Parker San Antonio Spurs- Tony Parker showed the...

The Atlanta Hawks Add Some Depth to the Frontcourt
July 28th, 2013 at 12:21 AM
***PHOTO1*** In case you may have missed it, earlier this week the Atlanta Hawks reportedly added some front court depth by signing European big man Pero Antic.  Antic is a solid inside-outside big man and at 6'11" and 260 pounds, he gives the Hawks so much needed size around the boards. ...