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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 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’ 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...

Atlanta Hawks Hire Mike Budenholzer from the San Antonio Spurs
May 28th, 2013 at 6:24 PM
The Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry saw his opportunity to strike and he took it when he hired long time San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Mike Budenholzer.  He pulled one of the top candidates on the market and made him the lead guy for Atlanta by using his relationship from...

Why Atlanta is an Optimal Place for a Coach
May 13th, 2013 at 11:42 PM
In the past Atlanta has been looked at as an unstable purgatory to many coaches and players.  While the ownership has not changed, it seems that their thought process has.  Instead of every owner acting as an individual general manager, The Atlanta Spirit has hired a strong GM in Danny...

Atlanta Hawks Fall to the Indiana Pacers in Game Five
May 2nd, 2013 at 11:31 PM
Game Five between the Atlanta Hawks and the Indiana Pacers took place in Bankers Life Field House in Indiana and just like Games One and Two, the Pacers had their way with the Hawks.  Indiana looked liked the tougher, more physical team with some defensive adjustments made by Pacers' coach...

Atlanta Hawks Bounce Back to Take Game Three Against Idiana Pacers
April 28th, 2013 at 1:08 AM
The Atlanta Hawks extended their home winning streak over the Indiana Pacers to 12 games by winning Game Three in a 90-69 beating.  Everyone assumed that the Hawks were ready to go fishing and did not give them much of a chance after the first two games, but Atlanta was...

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...

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...

The Atlanta Hawks Defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers
April 2nd, 2013 at 1:54 AM
The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 102-94 in Philips Arena behind the play of Devin Harris.  Harris scored the Hawks' first seven points of the game for the Hawks and 11 points in the first quarter to get Atlanta to an early lead.  The Cavs, playing without star guard...

The Atlanta Hawks Fall to the Boston Celtics
March 30th, 2013 at 7:09 PM
The Atlanta Hawks lost to the Boston Celtics by a score of  118-107.  Like always, it was a hard fought game, and the Hawks never gave up, even when Coach Larry Drew inserted the guys off the bench,  The Celtics took control of the game in the first half, and...

Quotes and Notes After the Atlanta Hawks Lose to the Dallas Mavericks
March 19th, 2013 at 2:05 AM
Coach Larry Drew on the team's intensity:  "Dallas brought playoff intensity and we did not and at this stage of the season, there can be no excuses for that." Coach Drew went on to say, "We had a chance to make a significant statement after last nights game (against Brooklyn), but...

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...

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 Roll Over the Detroit Pistons
February 26th, 2013 at 2:20 AM
The Atlanta Hawks went to The Palace at Auburn Hills to take on the Detroit Pistons, but the Pistons did not seem to have any interest in playing basketball as Atlanta rolled to a 114-103 win.  Al Horford put together his first 20 points, 20 rebounds since 2010 and it...

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...