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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...

The Top 10 Prospects for the 2014 NBA Draft
September 23rd, 2013 at 11:42 PM
The 2014 NBA Draft is expected to be one of the best in recent years.  There is a lot of young talent out there who have drawn interest from NBA general managers.  Teams are suspected of tanking this season already to try to position themselves to get a guy who may...

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...

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...

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...

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 Atlanta Hawks Summer League Recap to This Point
July 19th, 2013 at 2:13 AM
After going down to the Los Angeles Clippers in their first game of The Las Vegas Summer League, the Atlanta Hawks were set to face the Miami Heat's summer squad.  The game was a little ugly early on but the Hawks began to catch a groove and they won the...

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...

Ranking the Top Five Teams of the NBA
March 11th, 2013 at 11:24 PM
Miami Heat (47-14)- Is there any doubt who the number one team in the league is?  They have won 18 games in a row and it doesn't appear to end soon as the Heat host the Atlanta Hawks and then they hit the road for a long trip with games against the Philadelphia...

Atlanta Hawks: News, Notes and Rumors
March 6th, 2013 at 4:15 PM
While out on the road, Josh Smith reached the 10,000 point mark of his career.  He is also the 24th player in NBA history to hit 10,000 points, 5,000 boards, 2,000 assists and 1,000 blocks. According to Chris Vivlamore of the AJC.com, Johan Petro has expressed frustration with his role on...

Atlanta Hawks Finish Road Trip 3-3
March 6th, 2013 at 2:55 AM
After the Atlanta Hawks defeated the Sacramento Kings at Philips Arena by a score of 122-108 a few games ago, they hit the road on a six game trip where they hoped to pick up some major victories.  The hike started out great as the Hawks put down the Milwaukee...

The Atlanta Hawks Look to Add More Wins on Road Trip to Increase Seeding in Eastern Conference
February 27th, 2013 at 1:03 AM
The Atlanta Hawks have won three games in a row and five of their last six.  Of those last six games, they are 4-0 on the road, and they are currently on a road trip with four games left to play away from home.  Of those four games, only two...

The Atlanta Hawks Down the Sacramento Kings
February 23rd, 2013 at 11:28 PM
The Atlanta Hawks played host to the Sacramento Kings and in typical Kings' fashion the Highlight Factory guests were allowed to leave with a lost.  Sacramento has lost four straight games, their last seven on the road and dropped eight of their last 10.  They have not defeated the Atlanta Hawks since February 20, 2008.    Atlanta...

NBA Rankings for Halfway Point of Season
February 19th, 2013 at 12:37 AM
Miami Heat (36-14)- The Miami Heat have won their last seven games and are 8-2 in the past 10 games.  They will probably began to get more focused as we begin to move closer to playoff time.  I think that LeBron James guy will look to prove some things after...

A Recap of NBA All Star Weekend in Houston
February 18th, 2013 at 1:44 AM
Rookie Damian Lillard won the Skills Competition.  The Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague was present for the competition but didn't stick around long enough to have a shot at the trophy.  Lillard defeated Jrue Holiday of the Philadelphia 76ers in the final round. Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers) shot the lights out of...

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 Prepare to Go Against the Indiana Pacers
February 5th, 2013 at 1:34 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks are 10-12 on the road, the Indiana Pacers are 19-3 while at home. The Pacers have won their last 14 at home and if they defeat the Hawks their streak of 15 in a row would be one that has not been matched since the 1999-2000 season. The Atlanta...

Atlanta Hawks Lose Big Lead and Game to Boston Celtics
January 6th, 2013 at 12:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks welcomed the Boston Celtics to "The Highlight Factory" and in the first half, Atlanta began to lay the smack down on the "C's".  Lou Williams led the charge with 21 first half points that helped the Hawks get to a 53-38 lead at the half.  At...