Tagged: ‘Al Horford’

Why trading Dwight Howard was the right thing to do
June 22nd, 2017 at 8:20 AM
***PHOTO1*** Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports The homecoming lasted just one season. On Tuesday night, just 48 hours before the NBA Draft, Hawks center Dwight Howard was traded to the Charlotte Hornets â?? along with the Hawks' No. 31 overall pick â?? for Miles Plumlee,...

Trade Analysis: Atlanta Hawks get worse in every facet
June 21st, 2017 at 8:28 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images On Tuesday night, the Atlanta Hawks traded Dwight Howard and the 31st overall pick in Thursday's draft to the Charlotte Hornets for Miles Plumlee, Marco Belinelli, and the 41st overall pick in the same draft. Howard was one year...

Why a potential Paul Millsap departure might ultimately be better for everyone
May 26th, 2017 at 12:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports All-Star power forward Paul Millsap has enjoyed great levels of both personal and team success since he signed with Atlanta back in 2013. As well as being a treasured member of the Hawks' 60-win season and Atlanta's first trip to...

Why did the Hawks’ Assist Numbers Drop this Season?
May 23rd, 2017 at 8:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports When Mike Budenholzer arrived in Atlanta from San Antonio in 2013 most people knew what to expect and what Bud was going to do. Bud was going to implement a ball-movement/read-and-react orientated offense in Atlanta similar to the one he...

Report: Paul Millsap officially opts out for next season
May 22nd, 2017 at 12:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports Per a report from The Vertical's Shams Charania, Paul Millsap has opted out of his contract for $21.4 million next season in order to become a free agent this summer. This doesn't come as a surprise, as Millsap said previously...