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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- ...

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...

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. ...

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...

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,...

Atlanta Hawks Notes for Week of June 3, 2013
June 5th, 2013 at 12:07 AM
The Atlanta Hawks recently sent a letter out to their season ticket holders and potential buyers.  In the letter, the Hawks tell fans about their off season efforts and hopes for building a team, they included to tell about their draft picks and mentioned the optimism of landing Chris Paul...

Not One Atlanta Hawks Player Makes the All NBA Team
May 24th, 2013 at 2:31 AM
I am looking at the All NBA team and as a guy that follows the Atlanta Hawks, naturally I think that Josh Smith or Al Horford would fit somewhere on this team, right?  There were your obvious guys like LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Tim Duncan and Chris Paul. ...

Is Stan Van Gundy the Atlanta Hawks Next Head Coach?
May 13th, 2013 at 12:48 AM
Over the weekend the buzz around the Atlanta Hawks and their fans were rumors that the Hawks were going after Stan Van Gundy as their next head coach.  The reason for pursuing Van Gundy was supposedly because he would give them a better shot at Dwight Howard (yeah, it stunned...

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...

Today in Atlanta Hawks Talk: Rumors and News
November 17th, 2012 at 10:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** If you are sick of the Josh Smith for Pau Gasol rumor, raise your hand!  I know I am.  Danny Ferry has done a good job as the Atlanta Hawks GM, he's built a small but scrappy team that is fun to watch and frankly never appear to be...

Five Questions Before the 2012-13 NBA Season Gets Started
October 8th, 2012 at 11:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Can the Miami Heat stay hungry enough to repeat?  We know that the whole team is coming back and the Heat has added Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis to boot, but will the Big 3 be hungry enough to have a dynasty in the making or are they content...

The Top Big Men of the NBA
August 21st, 2012 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** A good center can take a team to the next level and in the NBA, a big man is the starting point for most teams.  The spotlight was placed on the center position this offseason with all the trades and movements of rosters going on.  Andrew Bynum goes to...

Stop Hating on the New Generation of Hoops
August 3rd, 2012 at 7:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** During this offseason Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard has taken a lot of heat for wanting to go to New Jersey to play with Deron Williams.  LeBron James was labeled a bad guy all last season for leaving Cleveland and taking his talents to South Beach, teaming up with...

News, Notes and Rumors Around Atlanta and the NBA
July 19th, 2012 at 11:07 AM
The Atlanta Hawks faced the Dallas Mavericks in the Las Vegas Summer League.  The Hawks defeated the young Mavs squad 67- 61.  Atlanta's young shooter John Jenkins led the Hawks with 21 points; he scored 16 of Atlanta's 32 in the first half.  Second round pick Mike Scott added 11...

Josh Smith Talks About Sticking Around and Atlanta Hawks are Still Making Moves
July 18th, 2012 at 1:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** Sam Amick of Sports Illustrated has reported that Josh Smith is saying that he no longer wants to be traded away from the Atlanta Hawks.  After the past two seasons, Josh Smith has expressed the fact that he was not happy with the Hawks management and felt like he...

Atlanta Hawks Still in Trade Talk with Orlando Magic for Dwight Howard
July 10th, 2012 at 4:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** It had appeared that the deal was all but done, Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard was going to finally be a Brooklyn Net.  There were multiple teams involved with an estimated 10 to 12 players to be relocated.  Well, it seems that the deal is not as done as...

Hawks101: News and Notes from Around the NBA
April 14th, 2012 at 9:02 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** News around the NBA Since the Sacramento Kings' new arena appears unlikely, the Maloof family has turned to Plan B and that appears to be the possibility of moving to Anaheim.  New Orleans Saints' owner Tom Benson has purchased the New Orleans Hornets for around $340 million.  Benson has since said that he is interested in changing the team name to better fit the city and culture of New Orleans. On April 30 the New...

Atlanta Hawks Defeat Orlando Magic to End Losing Streak
February 24th, 2012 at 12:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks found their way back to the winning side of the scoreboard after defeating the Orlando Magic.  The win ends a three game losing streak and makes for five in a row against the Magic.  With Joe Johnson still sidelined with tendonitis, the Hawks took the lead early in the first half behind a couple of nice runs.  In the first half the Hawks were led by Josh...