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Turnovers Plague the Atlanta Hawks Against Los Angeles Clippers
November 11th, 2012 at 9:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Los Angeles Clippers after having a bad game handling the basketball.  The Hawks turned the ball over 22 times overall and 10 times in the fourth quarter alone.  Atlanta also did not take advantage when they got the opportunity at the free throw...

Offseason Moves Continue to Shake up the NBA
July 5th, 2012 at 1:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** Steve Nash has been shipped to the Los Angeles Lakers for four draft picks.  The Lakers gave two first round picks (one pick in 2013 and one in 2015) and gave two second round picks (one in 2013 and one in 2014). The Phoenix Suns and Michael Beasley have verbally agreed on a...

Hawks 101: NBA News, Notes and Rumors
June 15th, 2012 at 5:28 PM
***PHOTO1***  The NBA announced that the sale of the New Orleans Hornets to Tom Benson (also owns the New Orleans Saints) has been approved by the NBA Board of Governors. The NBA has fined Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics $25,000 for not being available to the media following the loss to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Boston Herald is reporting...

Atlanta Hawks Travel to Portland to Take on the Trail Blazers
February 18th, 2012 at 1:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks get set to play game three of their five game road trip in Portland also known as "Rip City."  They are 1-1 so far on the road with the loss coming at the hands of Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers and the win being a come from behind effort against the Phoenix Suns thanks to Josh Smith and Willie Green.  The Hawks...

Atlanta Hawks Prepare to Hit the Road on a Five Game Trip
February 14th, 2012 at 2:18 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks hit the road on a five game tour.  On their trek around the country last month Atlanta fared well, but now it is time to step up the level of competition.  That last road trip where the Hawks went 4-1 was against teams that they were supposed to beat, Toronto, New Orleans, Detroit and Milwaukee.  Now they face better, hungrier opponents guys who want to win...

Atlanta Hawks are Set to Face Jamal Crawford and Portland Trail Blazers
January 18th, 2012 at 9:10 AM
Up next for the Atlanta Hawks is the Portland Trail Blazers.  This game marks the return of Jamal Crawford to Atlanta.  Crawford is part of a tough 8-5 Portland team.  Portland is 2-4 on the road while Atlanta is 6-1 at home.   ***PHOTO1*** Atlanta posts a 10-4 record which is one of the best in the league so far this season.  The Hawks have gone...

Free Agent Jamal Crawford Chooses to Go to Portland
December 15th, 2011 at 3:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jamal Crawford has made his decision to play next season in Portland for the Trail Blazers.  According to sources the former Atlanta Hawks guard signed a one year deal worth $5 million with a player option for a second year worth another $5 million.  After being wooed by almost every team and player in the NBA, Crawford narrowed his choices down to Portland, Sacramento and New York...

Soon to Be Former Atlanta Hawks Guard Jamal Crawford Turns Down the Indiana Pacers
December 13th, 2011 at 11:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** It must be nice to be courted by every team in the NBA like you are the prettiest girl in town.  That is a feeling that soon to be former Atlanta Hawks guard Jamal Crawford has to be feeling.  It must also be nice to tell a team, "Thanks, but no thanks" after they have offered you ten million dollars for just two years of hoops service.  Again, a...

Atlanta Hawks Free Agent News Includes Adding Guards
December 11th, 2011 at 12:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to Marc Berman of the NYPost.com, the New York Knicks have an interest in swingman Jamal Crawford and are willing to offer the Atlanta Hawks a sign and trade deal to get him in a possible three team trade.  There is no mention of who the other team will be, but it is rumored that the Knicks would be...

As Training Camp Opens the Atlanta Hawks Make Moves
December 10th, 2011 at 12:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** Friday was the day that the flood gates open.  NBA teams and players can negotiate and sign contracts as teams round out their rosters.  The Atlanta Hawks, having a thin roster, have made some moves already and will begin to evaluate talent as they begin training camp.  We have already discussed the signing of Tracy McGrady and the possibilities that open up for the Hawks with him on the roster, now let's take a look at...

The Business of Atlanta Hawks Free Agency Involving Jamal Crawford
December 5th, 2011 at 11:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** Monday marked the first day that players and coaches or front office executives could have direct contact with each other.  This is where all the courting of players and jockeying for free agents will begin.  Here in Atlanta we have an interesting view of free agency, on one hand we have Jamal Crawford who is being shown love by teams across the country and on the other hand the Hawks still have...

Atlanta Hawks Guard Kirk Hinrich Injured During Workouts
December 2nd, 2011 at 10:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** Atlanta Hawks veteran point guard Kirk Hinrich was working out this off season and began to feel some discomfort in his left shoulder.  After seeing a doctor, Hinrich decided to have surgery to remove a cyst and repair the shoulder.  The surgery took place in November and he is expected to miss at least the first month of the regular season.  "The injury typically requires three to four months of recovery," stated Atlanta Hawks general...

Atlanta Hawks’ Guard Jamal Crawford Viewed as a Top Free Agent
November 29th, 2011 at 11:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** NBA free agency is just about ready to jump off and the Atlanta Hawks figure to be in the mix in the decision on keeping Jamal Crawford.  Crawford's name has been hot and he has been linked to almost every team under the sun.  While he is not speaking on his preferences he has dropped his old agent and signed with Andy Miller who...

Atlanta Hawks Guard Jamal Crawford to Participate in ‘Obama Classic’
November 23rd, 2011 at 1:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** It seems that these days everyone is in on the charity basketball game business, even the president of the United States.  Some of the biggest hoop stars of all time are lining up to play in the "Obama Classic Basketball Game" in Washington D.C. on December 12.  Tickets for...

Atlanta Hawks Guard Jamal Crawford to Host Charity Game in Seattle
November 12th, 2011 at 10:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** Atlanta Hawks free agent Jamal Crawford has been the topic of discussion around here lately.  Well it is about to continue as the high scoring guard is about to host a charity game in his hometown of Seattle and provide food for the homeless for the holidays.  The event,...

Atlanta Hawks: the Season That Hasn’t Been
November 12th, 2011 at 8:41 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** Due to the ongoing NBA lockout we are still without professional basketball and will be throughout the month of November.  At the rate they are going with these negotiations and the threat to decertify the union, one can only wonder if we will be able to see pro hoops by Christmas, if...

Many NBA Teams are Courting Atlanta’s Jamal Crawford
November 12th, 2011 at 11:17 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jamal Crawford has been with the Atlanta Hawks for two seasons.  In those two seasons Crawford has helped the Hawks maintain playoff runs, going to the second round both seasons. In his first season with the Hawks Crawford won the Sixth Man of the Year award, coming off the bench to...

Atlanta Hawks’ Jamal Crawford and Damien Wilkins Star in OKC Charity Game
October 24th, 2011 at 11:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** Kevin Durant was next in line to host a charity game this past Sunday and proceeds from the game went to the Single Parents Network of Oklahoma City.  The game was held at Cox Convention Center in front of close to 13,000 fans and at halftime Durant presented a...

There are Four Atlanta Hawks Ranked in ESPN’s Top 100
October 21st, 2011 at 7:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Well, ESPN has dropped its latest rankings of NBA players and it has been a topic for debate all around the country.  Without going through all 500 players, we will tell you that there are four Atlanta Hawks in the top 100.  Some players were justly ranked and others were possibly...

What the Atlanta Hawks Need to Improve Next Season
October 17th, 2011 at 10:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** We know that it is hard to project forward your favorite team needs in this time of grief.  Here at Hawks101 we wanted to take our mind off of the lockout for a while and think about what would make the Atlanta Hawks continue to be a playoff contender...