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The Latest News with the Atlanta Hawks and Around the NBA
August 13th, 2013 at 12:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** Atlanta Hawks' draft pick Lucas Nogueira will reportedly play in Spain next season to continue developing his game.  Hawks GM Danny Ferry has stated to Chris Vivlamore of the AJC.com that Nogueira will play another year with Asefa Estudiantes Madrid and the Hawks will maintain his rights.  Lucas showed a...

The Latest News Around the Atlanta Hawks
August 6th, 2013 at 11:54 PM
The Atlanta Hawks have waived guard/forward DeShawn Stevenson.  Stevenson helped the Hawks on the defensive end and was also a threat to hit an outside shot.  He hurt the team by not being able to play back to back games due to his knees.  The move cleared about $2.2 million...

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...

Josh Smith Leads the Atlanta Hawks Over the Charlotte Bobcats
January 25th, 2013 at 1:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks were able to put together back to back wins as they traveled to Charlotte and defeated the Bobcats 104-92.  The win for Atlanta breaks a six game streak of losses on the road and also marks their eighth win in a row over Charlotte.  For the...

Atlanta Hawks Defeat the Washington Wizards in Overtime…Again!
December 20th, 2012 at 1:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** For the second time the Atlanta Hawks went into overtime with the Washington Wizards.  They pulled it out again, this time to the tune of 100-95.  It took some big shoots from Lou Williams to overcome the big time play of Washington's Jordan Crawford.  The Hawks became shorthanded and were...

The Atlanta Hawks Fall Hard to the Golden State Warriors
December 16th, 2012 at 1:41 AM
***PHOTO1*** Just a couple of days after laying the smackdown to the Charlotte Bobcats, the Atlanta Hawks get their wings handed to them by the Golden State Warriors.  The Warriors finish off their seven game road trip with a record of 6-1 after beating the Hawks 115-93.  Golden State shot...

Atlanta Hawks Hold Off Denver Nuggets 108-104
December 6th, 2012 at 9:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Denver Nuggets came to Atlanta on the start of a long road trip, while the Hawks were coming off of a loss to Cleveland and were looking to shift their focus to rebounding and tighter defense.  Coach Larry Drew told the media that the team watched film where they were...

Ivan Johnson May Get to See More Minutes for Atlanta Hawks
November 27th, 2012 at 11:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last season rookie forward Ivan Johnson became a fan favorite, he brought an edge to the Hawks that had never been seen in Atlanta but many thought was needed.  Johnson got into a little trouble at the end of last season for doing a few things that were frowned...

The Atlanta Hawks Start Slow, Finish Strong Against Orlando Magic
November 20th, 2012 at 12:09 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Orlando Magic by a score of 81-72.  The win, for the Hawks, marks two in a row (three out of their last four).  On the other hand, Orlando has lost seven of their last eight (their lone win came against the Detroit Pistons).  The Hawks fell into...

The Atlanta Hawks Waive Power Forward Jordan Williams
September 19th, 2012 at 10:41 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** After the Atlanta Hawks re-signed their "muscle" Ivan Johnson, they opted to waive the second year power forward that they acquired from the Brooklyn Nets, Jordan Williams.  Williams is a second year player from the University of Maryland and was drafted in the second round of the 2011 NBA Draft...

Atlanta Hawks’ Ivan Johnson Signs Qualifying Offer
September 16th, 2012 at 11:36 AM
We recently told you that the Atlanta Hawks had extended a qualifying offer to restricted free agent Ivan Johnson.  Well, it is now being reported that Johnson has signed the offer which is set to pay him $962,195.00 for the upcoming season.  Ivan Johnson averaged 6.4 points and 4.1 rebounds...

Hawks 101: Grades for the Atlanta Hawks Bench
May 25th, 2012 at 5:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Marvin Williams:  Marvin's role changed from starter to coming off of the bench after the return of Kirk Hinrich.  Of course, he was not happy with the move but he did start to embrace the role and by playoff time Williams was placed back into the starting line up.  On the season, Marvin was hot and cold; he sometimes had a hot hand and he sometimes showed signs...

Atlanta Hawks Receive Fines After Game Six and Playoff Exit
May 14th, 2012 at 3:40 PM
Atlanta Hawks co-owner Mike Gearon Jr. may have charged up Kevin Garnett in Game Six by stating that Garnett is "the dirtiest player in the league" while speaking at a charity event. After the game, Garnett acknowledged that the comments made way to his ears and that they did in...

The Old Band is Back Together Again for the Atlanta Hawks
May 8th, 2012 at 3:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** It appears that Atlanta Hawks Coach Larry Drew will take a page from an old book; he is going to start Game Five against the Boston Celtics with Jeff Teague, Joe Johnson, Marvin Williams, Josh Smith and (wait for it...) Al Horford.  This could be looked at as a desperation move by Coach Drew, but if it works he'll get all the praise.  Marvin has not started for the Hawks in a...

Five Points for the Atlanta Hawks to Win Game Five
May 7th, 2012 at 11:07 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** Tempo and Aggressiveness.  The Hawks have to push the ball against the Boston Celtics.  Jeff Teague and the other ball handlers have to up the tempo on makes as well as misses.  Hopefully, it will wear the Celtics down so they won't have the legs to make some of those late baskets and allow the Hawks get a win.  Atlanta has to at least match the Celtics'...

Atlanta Hawks Quotes After Game One Victory Over the Boston Celtics
April 30th, 2012 at 11:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks are ahead of the Boston Celtics 1-0 in the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs.  The got out to take a big lead and then held on for the win.  After the game players and coaches spoke about Game One and the outlook for the rest of the series. Kirk Hinrich talked about starting fast against the Celtics: "We got off to a...

Atlanta Hawks Handle Mavs, Get Ready to Face Boston Celtics
April 27th, 2012 at 12:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks jumped out on the Dallas Mavericks as they tried to achieve their goal of home court advantage in the playoffs.  At one point in the opening round the Hawks held a 23 point lead thanks to a 13-0 run and at the end of the quarter, Atlanta led 38-21.  Josh Smith had his jumper flowing as he scored 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists in the first.  With nine players hitting the scoring column for the Hawks they built...

Atlanta Hawks Beat Down the Detroit Pistons, 116-84
April 19th, 2012 at 5:37 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks flexed their muscles against the Detroit Pistons, beating them for the eighth straight time in Philips Arena, 116-84.  The whole team was able to get in on the action early as Atlanta jumped out in the first quarter to a score of 39-20.  Nine different Hawks scored in the opening quarter and the onslaught would continue as they led at halftime 72-42.  By halftime all 12 available players had scored for Atlanta.  The 39...

Atlanta Hawks Fire Back at the Raptors, Win 109-87
April 17th, 2012 at 4:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** After a lifeless loss against the Toronto Raptors, the Atlanta Hawks got a chance to come back and redeem themselves against the Raptors on the very next game.  Atlanta came out and won the second game against Toronto and they displayed all that they did not show in the first meeting.  After two 30 point quarters (first and fourth), the final score had the Hawks winning 109-87.  "I'm glad we were...

Atlanta Hawks Walk into Punch Against Toronto Raptors; Drop Game 102-86
April 16th, 2012 at 12:12 AM
***PHOTO1*** After handling the Howard-less Orlando Magic, the Atlanta Hawks must have thought that the games against the Toronto Raptors would be a cake walk.  After all, the Raptors were without their main guys Andrea Bargnani, Jose Calderon, and Jerryd Bayless.  Somebody forgot to tell Toronto to lay down for the playoff contending Hawks.  Inserted into Toronto's lineup were three guys playing on 10 day contracts, Alan Anderson, Ben Uzoh and Justin Dentmon.  Atlanta was...