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Atlanta Hawks Notes for Week of June 3, 2013
June 5th, 2013 at 12:07 AM
The Atlanta Hawks recently sent a letter out to their season ticket holders and potential buyers.  In the letter, the Hawks tell fans about their off season efforts and hopes for building a team, they included to tell about their draft picks and mentioned the optimism of landing Chris Paul...

The Top Five Slam Dunk Contests of All Time
February 15th, 2013 at 5:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** 5.  2008  "The Superman Dunk"-  Gerald Green was the defending champion and Rudy Gay and Jamario Moon were also on the card.  Green broke out the infamous "blow out the candle on the cupcake" dunk and Dwight Howard provided a show of tough dunks that were extremely tough.  The show-stopper,...

Atlanta Hawks Defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 103-92
February 8th, 2013 at 1:23 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Memphis Grizzlies in Philips Arena by playing fast and big.  The third quarter was key for the Hawks as they kept pushing the ball to extend their lead and finish with a 103-92 win. For Atlanta, Jeff Teague had a great game as he scored 22...

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...

Greatest Atlanta Hawks Profile: “Sweet” Lou Hudson
September 11th, 2012 at 11:20 AM
Louis Clyde Hudson also known as "Sweet Lou" was born July 11, 1944 in Greensboro, North Carolina.  He graduated from Dudley High School in Greensboro and went on to play basketball at the University of Minnesota.  The legend of Lou Hudson began to spread when scouts saw him score 30 points...

Atlanta Hawks Former All-Star Dan Roundfield Drowns in Aruba
August 7th, 2012 at 5:12 PM
It has been reported that former Atlanta Hawks' All-Star forward/center Dan Roundfield drowned yesterday off the coast of Aruba.  Roundfield's family has confirmed his passing.  Roundfield's wife was having trouble in the water on Baby Beach and Dan went in to help her.  His wife returned to shore but it...

Team Atlanta Looks to Repeat in the Shooting Stars Competition
February 18th, 2012 at 3:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** In last year's All Star Weekend Team Atlanta took home the trophy in the NBA Shooting Stars Competition.  That team consisted of Al Horford, former Hawks guard Steve Smith and Atlanta Dream guard Coco Miller. Team Atlanta won the contest against Team Texas with a final time of 1:10.  This year Team Atlanta is looking to repeat and if they do they will be first team to do it...

Joe Johnson Scores 10,000 Points in an Atlanta Hawks’ Jersey
February 16th, 2012 at 12:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** In the last two minutes of a loss against the Los Angeles Lakers in the Staple Center, Atlanta Hawks' All Star guard Joe Johnson scored his 10,000th point as a Hawk.  Johnson is only the seventh player to score 10,000 points while wearing a Hawks' jersey.  He went into the game needing only 13 points to crack the list and wound up scoring 15 as the Hawks hit a cold spell in the defeat.  The others are: Dominique Wilkins     23,292 Bob...

Atlanta Hawks Announcer Bob Rathbun Celebrates 1000 Games
December 29th, 2011 at 4:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** FSN South announcer Bob Rathbun recently recorded his 1,000th broadcast with the Atlanta Hawks.  Rathbun has been the announcer for the Hawks since 1996.  He is joined on air by Atlanta Hawks Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins. Bob Rathbun also does play by play for college football games on FSN South and Raycom Sports.  Rathbun also has worked with the Atlanta Braves broadcasts from 1997-2006. Rathbun has been named Virginia Sportscaster of the Year six...

Former St. Louis Hawk “Easy” Ed Macauley Passes Away at Age 83
November 9th, 2011 at 1:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** Hall of Famer 'Easy' Ed Macauley passed away on Tuesday at age 83.  Saint Louis University announced his death on Tuesday and no other details were given.  Macauley won a championship with the St. Louis Hawks and the Boston Celtics.  He was elected into the Naismith Hall of Fame...

Top 10 Nicknames in Atlanta Hawks History
October 31st, 2011 at 2:07 AM
***PHOTO1*** In today's game there a good nickname is hard to come by.  Sure you've got King James but beyond that there aren't a whole lot of guys with great nicknames. Here at Hawks101 we have decided to take in account the past and the present of nicknames for the...

Former Atlanta Hawk Mike Glenn Hosts All-Star Basketball Camp for the Hearing Impaired
October 25th, 2011 at 5:01 PM
Mike Glenn, affectionately known as "The Stinger" around these parts, recently hosted his annual "All-Star Basketball Camp for the Hearing Impaired" here in Atlanta.  Glenn has been hosting his camp for 32 years now and 30 of them have been in Atlanta.  The camp goes for one week and usually...

Former Atlanta Hawk Dominique Wilkins Being Sued Over Altercation
October 23rd, 2011 at 8:34 PM
Many of you are already familiar with the case between former Atlanta Hawks star Dominique Wilkins and former NBA official turned clothing designer Rashan Michel.  For those that are not we will go through the brief altercation through the suit that has been filed as of Friday. Rashan Michel claims that...