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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...

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- ...

Atlanta Hawks’ Former Coach Larry Drew Signs with Milwaukee Bucks and Other News
June 3rd, 2013 at 12:37 AM
Just after the Atlanta Hawks' GM Danny Ferry named San Antonio Spurs' assistant Mike Budenholzer their new head coach, the Hawks' former head man Larry Drew was hired to fill the Milwaukee Bucks' opening.  Drew had a record of 128-102 as the Atlanta Hawks head coach.  The Milwaukee Bucks and Drew...

Atlanta Fans Used to Seeing Joe Johnson Coming up Short in Playoffs
May 7th, 2013 at 1:05 AM
When Joe Johnson was sent to the Brooklyn Nets the Atlanta Hawks fans believed that the Hawks would struggle to make the playoffs.  On the other hand everyone believed that Brooklyn would be a contender to make it to the Eastern Conference Finals, especially when Joe was matched with Deron...

Atlanta Hawks Fans Worried After Game One Against the Indiana Pacers
April 23rd, 2013 at 3:31 AM
After watching the Atlanta Hawks fall to the Indiana Pacers to the tune of 90-107, fans appear to be very pessimistic about their chances in this series.  The Hawks started out well jumping out to a six point lead from the tip, but after that fans proceeded to watch Paul...

Did the Atlana Hawks Meet Expectations This Season?
April 21st, 2013 at 1:39 AM
The Atlanta Hawks have gone through a lot this season beginning with the hire of new GM Danny Ferry during the offseason.  From Joe Johnson and Marvin Lewis being traded away and while many fans thought that getting rid of these two would help Atlanta down the road, many believed that...

The Atlanta Hawks Fall to the Toronto Raptors in Home Finale
April 17th, 2013 at 12:27 AM
After sitting in the driver's seat for the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference Playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks fell to the Toronto Raptors by a score of 113-96.  The lost puts Atlanta back in a tie with the Chicago Bulls and the Bulls hold the tie-breaker due to the series...

The Final Match up Between the Atlanta Hawks and Toronto Raptors
April 16th, 2013 at 1:34 AM
The Atlanta Hawks are undefeated (2-0) so far in the three game series against the Toronto Raptors.  Atlanta won game one by a score of 93-93 and game two, 107-88. The Atlanta Hawks are playing to keep the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs while Toronto is playing for pride,...

The Atlanta Hawks Get Set to Take on the Philadelphia 76ers
April 10th, 2013 at 5:06 PM
Here are the game notes as the Atlanta Hawks are set to play the Philadelphia 76ers later tonight: The Atlanta Hawks already have a guaranteed spot in the playoffs as they get set to play the Sixers. The Hawks are behind in the series against Philly 2-1. In the last meeting against Philadelphia, Evan Turner...

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...

Atlanta Hawks Fall to the Dallas Mavericks
March 19th, 2013 at 1:15 AM
After a great game against the Brooklyn Nets, the Atlanta Hawks fall short against the Dallas Mavericks.  The Atlanta Hawks started the game using a small lineup wanting to run the floor, but if running the floor meant playing little defense then that's what the Hawks did.  Dallas scored at...

A Look at the Atlanta Hawks Vs the Phoenix Suns
March 15th, 2013 at 5:29 PM
Josh Smith and Jeff Teague are listed as probable for the game against the Phoenix Suns after participating in the morning shoot around.  Smith is suffering from an injury to his left knee and Teague has a sprained ankle (left).  Zaza Pachulia has stated to the media that he will be...

Atlanta Hawks Become Another Victim to the Miami Heat
March 12th, 2013 at 10:52 PM
The Atlanta Hawks went to Miami to take on the red hot ...Heat (it sounded better in my head!) and they knew that they would have to play as close to a perfect game as possible if they were going to get the win.  The Hawks did not play perfect...

The Latest News Around the Atlanta Hawks
February 8th, 2013 at 2:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** It looks like the Atlanta Hawks will be represented in Houston for the NBA All-Star Weekend after all.  Jeff Teague will be in the mix for the East to participate in the Skills Challenge.  Along with Teague, Detroit's Brandon Knight and Philadelphia's Jrue Holiday will also contend for the Eastern...

Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry Talks About the Season So Far
February 1st, 2013 at 11:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry was recently interviewed by Jessica Taylor for NBA.com and was asked about his feelings regarding the team at the midway point.  Overall, he said that he feels good about where the Hawks are and knows that the team has room to improve.  Here...

Atlanta Hawks News, Notes and Injury Updates
January 29th, 2013 at 11:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** Coach Larry Drew has discussed allowing rookie Mike Scott to see some time at the small forward spot to get more minutes.  He said that he would use him when the match up is right, but does not want to put too much on his plate too soon.  When asked...

Josh Smith Leads the Atlanta Hawks Over the Charlotte Bobcats
January 25th, 2013 at 1:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks were able to put together back to back wins as they traveled to Charlotte and defeated the Bobcats 104-92.  The win for Atlanta breaks a six game streak of losses on the road and also marks their eighth win in a row over Charlotte.  For the...

Jannero Pargo Steps in and Lifts the Atlanta Hawks to a Victory
January 22nd, 2013 at 11:19 PM
Lou Williams went down with an injury to the knee for the Atlanta Hawks and they managed to call up an old friend in Jannero Pargo.  Pargo played a major role in Atlanta's win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on the Dr. Martin Luther King holiday.  After signing a 10 day contract,...