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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...

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...

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 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 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...

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,...

Atlanta Hawks’ News, Notes and Rumors
July 12th, 2013 at 8:38 PM
The Atlanta Hawks made it official signing Kyle Korver to a four year deal worth $24 million.  The deal was agreed upon last week as Korver gave the Hawks a hometown discount (it has been noted that he took less to continue playing in Atlanta).  Monta Ellis has signed with the...

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...

News and Notes Around the NBA: Free Agent Edition
July 5th, 2013 at 2:57 AM
The New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to a trade that will send Tyreke Evans to the Pelicans.  In the deal New Orleans also receives Portland's second round pick Jeff Withey.  In return Sacramento gets point guard Greivis Vasquez from New Orleans and two future second...

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. ...

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...

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: Big Man Edition
June 20th, 2013 at 4:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the NBA Draft quickly approaching, the Atlanta Hawks need to fill roster spots in a major way.  We have already discussed the international talent that we think Atlanta has evaluated.  Now, looking at the guys coming out of the NCAA there are still some good options that may not...

Josh Smith May not Be in the Future Plans of the Atlanta Hawks
June 17th, 2013 at 4:08 PM
With the recent hiring of new head coach in Mike Budenholzer of the San Antonio Spurs, the Atlanta Hawks want to start rebuilding a new image.  That new image may not include the likes of Josh Smith.  The Atlanta Hawks have also found a new home as they named 92.9 The...

ESPN Sources Say Atlanta Hawks’ Free Agent Hopes are Slim
June 14th, 2013 at 2:37 PM
  ***PHOTO1*** In a recent report, ESPN the Magazine reporter Chris Broussard states that NBA free agents Chris Paul and Dwight Howard have been in contact with each other so far this offseason and spoke about playing together.  According to his sources, the two would love to play together but it appears...

Atlanta Hawks One of Three Teams Fined for Tampering
June 11th, 2013 at 3:41 AM
Last week we were under the suspicion that the Atlanta Hawks might be fined by the NBA for tampering after a letter was sent out to potential season ticket buyers and mentioned the names Chris Paul and Dwight Howard.  Today, according to the USA Today, we learned that the Hawks...

More Possible Targets for the Atlanta Hawks in Free Agency
June 10th, 2013 at 2:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** A little earlier we spoke about the possible free agents that the Atlanta Hawks may go after during this offseason. We brought up names like Al Jefferson, Paul Milsap, J.J. Hickson, Jarrett Jack and Andrew Bynum.  We will also spare you with the Hawks going after Chris Paul and Dwight Howard,...