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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...

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...

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 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...

Review of Slam Dunk Basketball Slot Game
July 31st, 2013 at 5:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** Slot machines have always been one of the most popular forms of casino gambling, because they tend to be very cheap for people to play, as well as being one of the easiest forms of casino gaming for new players to grasp. These are two reasons why the spate of...

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. ...

A Look at the Atlanta Hawks’ Three Young Players
July 21st, 2013 at 1:30 AM
After watching the NBA Summer League action out in Las Vegas where the Atlanta Hawks participated, a lot of questions were answered in regards to the young talent that was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks.  So here is the rundown on whether Hawks' GM Danny Ferry has brought in some...

The Atlanta Hawks Sign Elton Brand
July 16th, 2013 at 2:09 AM
***PHOTO1*** In an effort to add depth and culture to the team, the Atlanta Hawks sign Elton Brand to a one year deal.  The contract is estimated to be for about $4 million.  Brand is expected to play both power forward and center behind Al Horford and Paul Millsap.  Last season,...

Jeff Teague Will Stay in an Atlanta Hawks Jersey
July 15th, 2013 at 12:55 AM
After Jeff Teague signed an offer sheet with the Milwaukee Bucks worth $32 million for four years, the Atlanta Hawks had three days to either let him go or match the deal.  Well, they decided to match the offer to pay the point guard $8 million a season to allow...

Is Jeff Teague Next to Leave the Atlanta Hawks?
July 12th, 2013 at 12:19 AM
It has been reported that Atlanta Hawks' guard Jeff Teague signed an offer from the Milwaukee Bucks for four years worth $32 million.  The Hawks have three days to match the offer, if not then Teague will be set to join coach Larry Drew and team mate Zaza Pachulia.  This...

Atlanta Hawks Free Agency and Trade Rumors
July 9th, 2013 at 2:02 AM
After laying low for most of the free agency period, the Atlanta Hawks' name has been popping up a lot now that we are right here on the deadline before signing day.  One of the more recent rumors that are out there involve Jeff Teague and Brandon Jennings.  Word on...

A Couple of Hawks are Set to Fly Away
July 7th, 2013 at 12:11 AM
Josh Smith has agreed to sign a four year contract with the Detroit Pistons at an amount of $56 million.  It is being reported that the former Hawks' forward had considered returning to Atlanta, but chose to leave after nine seasons.  Smith was drafted straight out of high school by...

The Atlanta Hawks are Getting Active in the Free Agent Game
July 6th, 2013 at 12:56 AM
The Atlanta Hawks and Paul Millsap have agreed to terms on a two year contract for $19 million.  Millsap averaged 14.6 points per game and seven rebounds at power forward for the Utah Jazz last season.  He is an active defender and good offensively around the bucket.  While he is...

Atlanta Hawks are Bringing Kyle Korver Back
July 4th, 2013 at 1:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** Kyle Korver was a big part of the success that the Atlanta Hawks had last season.  After the season, he became a free agent and was hot commodity.  The Brooklyn Nets, San Antonio Spurs and the Milwaukee Bucks were after him but he chose to come back to Atlanta.  The...

Atlanta Hawks News and Notes: Free Agency Edition
July 3rd, 2013 at 1:03 AM
According to reports, Josh Smith has visited with the Houston Rockets and the Detroit Pistons.  The Rockets are also in the process of wooing Smith's former AAU team mate Dwight Howard.  Houston may be looking to get the band back together and link them with their talented guard James Harden. ...

Can Atlanta Hawks Draft Picks Lead to a Championship?
July 2nd, 2013 at 1:02 AM
Now that the dust has settled on the NBA Draft and Atlanta has picked some guys that fans are not quite familiar with, it leaves us to ask one question, "Can the players drafted lead the Hawks to a ring?"  The answer to that question is not an easy one...

The Boston Celtics May Be Interested in Josh Smith
June 26th, 2013 at 2:12 AM
***PHOTO1*** Apparently the Boston Celtics are ready to turn the team over to Rajon Rondo.  With the departure of head coach Doc Rivers and Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett seemingly also on the way out.  Boston GM Danny Ainge seems to be ready to do whatever it takes to keep his...

Atlanta Hawks Looking to Make a Move in the NBA Draft
June 25th, 2013 at 12:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that his sources are telling him that the Atlanta Hawks have interest in trading their two first round picks in order to move up in the NBA Draft.  They are hoping that they may be able to trade up to pick as...

Doc Rivers Going to L.A. May Foil the Atlanta Hawks’ Plans
June 24th, 2013 at 1:06 AM
The recent reports of Doc Rivers going to Los Angeles to coach the Clippers may spoil the Atlanta Hawks' plans for free agency.  When the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Clippers agreed in principle to send Rivers to the west coast it was in an effort to please their...

Atlanta Hawks Options for the NBA Draft: Wing Man Edition
June 22nd, 2013 at 1:37 PM
The Atlanta Hawks hold the number 17 and 18 picks in the first round of the NBA Draft.  They also hold two second round selections and it is believed that they will use a few of these picks to find some size in the paint.  As mentioned before, it is...