Tagged: ‘Dominique Wilkins’

Atlanta Hawks-Boston Celtics Rivalry Renewed
February 28th, 2017 at 3:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Monday night, the Atlanta Hawks got a much needed win the Boston Celtics. The victory felt especially sweet for the fans and players. With all the recent history between the two teams, its easy to understand why. Atlanta Hawks fans enjoyed that one. The team played well all-around, against the 2nd...

Atlanta Hawks Headlines: Let’s Get Presidential
January 28th, 2017 at 8:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** This morning's installment of Atlanta Hawks Headlines features pieces on which Hawk would make the best president, the All-Star reserves debate, and more. Thank you for joining us for today's edition of Atlanta Hawks Headlines.This is a daily feature at Soaring Down South. Hawks Headlines is a place where you can easily find links...

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,...

Around the NBA: News, Notes and Rumors
September 22nd, 2012 at 12:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia 76ers have decided that they enjoyed the work that Tony DiLeo did in helping to acquire All Star big man Andrew Bynum because they have named him as their next general manager.  DiLeo has been in the 76ers front office for over twenty years and he was serving...

Atlanta Hawks Announcer Bob Rathbun Celebrates 1000 Games
December 29th, 2011 at 4:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** FSN South announcer Bob Rathbun recently recorded his 1,000th broadcast with the Atlanta Hawks.  Rathbun has been the announcer for the Hawks since 1996.  He is joined on air by Atlanta Hawks Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins. Bob Rathbun also does play by play for college football games on FSN South and Raycom Sports.  Rathbun also has worked with the Atlanta Braves broadcasts from 1997-2006. Rathbun has been named Virginia Sportscaster of the Year six...