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The Best Scorers In The NBA
September 9th, 2013 at 11:35 PM
Carmelo Anthony New York Knicks- Melo has the complete package when it comes to scoring the ball.  He can go inside or outside, play the post or shoot the three.  His downside is that he sometimes falls in love with the jumper when he could have whatever he wanted going...

The Top Small Forwards of the NBA
August 11th, 2013 at 11:16 PM
Lebron James Miami Heat- Lebron is currently the most dominant force in basketball.  He has lead the Heat to back to back championships and they are the favorites to win a third this upcoming season.  Kevin Durant  Oklahoma City Thunder- Durant got a taste of life without Russell Westbrook and it...

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. ...

Ranking the Top Five Teams of the NBA
March 11th, 2013 at 11:24 PM
Miami Heat (47-14)- Is there any doubt who the number one team in the league is?  They have won 18 games in a row and it doesn't appear to end soon as the Heat host the Atlanta Hawks and then they hit the road for a long trip with games against the Philadelphia...

NBA Rankings for Halfway Point of Season
February 19th, 2013 at 12:37 AM
Miami Heat (36-14)- The Miami Heat have won their last seven games and are 8-2 in the past 10 games.  They will probably began to get more focused as we begin to move closer to playoff time.  I think that LeBron James guy will look to prove some things after...

NBA Most Valuable Player Candidates So Far This Season
December 24th, 2012 at 11:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** We are already about a little past a quarter of the way of the 2012-13 NBA season and we already have plenty to talk about.  The Lakers are still trying to find themselves as Steve Nash makes his return to the floor, DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended three times...

The Atlanta Hawks Fall Tough to the Oklahoma City Thunder
December 20th, 2012 at 11:41 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks took on the Oklahoma City Thunder in "The Highlight Factory" and let's just say that the highlights were pretty one-sided on this occasion.  The Atlanta Hawks could not seem to throw one in the ocean, where the Thunder on the other hand had the hot hand early with Russell...

The Atlanta Hawks Defeat the OKC Thunder 104-95
November 5th, 2012 at 10:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks took on the Oklahoma City Thunder without their main man Josh Smith.  Smith has a sprained right ankle, but we will have more on him in a later report.  Logical thinking would be that the Hawks would be in trouble, but thanks to the services of...

The Top Small Forwards of the NBA 2012-13
August 31st, 2012 at 2:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** In today's game most of the young stars of the NBA are playing the small forward position.  It allows guys to be able to handle the ball and use their post up skills to get the ball in the basket.  The NBA is now full of players that are...

How Would Team USA Fare Against the Rest of the World?
August 14th, 2012 at 9:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** So Team USA comes home with another gold medal in the Olympics for men's basketball.  For most of the games it was a cake walk, but it got real at the end when the United States faced Spain for all the marbles.  LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, Kobe...

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...

Team USA Routes the Dominican Republic but May Suffer a Blow Due to Injury
July 13th, 2012 at 1:17 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Durant led the U.S. Olympic Basketball Team to a 113-59 route over the Dominican Republic in the exhibition game on Thursday night.  Durant scored 24 points and snagged 10 rebounds for Team USA.  Andre Iguodala scored 18 points and Carmelo Anthony added 13 as the United States defeated John...

Hawks 101: Top 20 NBA Players of the NBA Playoffs (Top Five)
June 21st, 2012 at 9:18 AM
So, here we are looking at the Top Five NBA players from this year's postseason.  We know that the season is still not officially over but we feel safe with the way these players have been ranked.  If you disagree, feel free to visit the comment section in hawks101.com and express your opinion (you may even add your own Top Five list).  We would like to thank all of the...

Hawks 101: News, Notes and Rumors from Around the NBA
June 7th, 2012 at 12:20 PM
***PHOTO1***  Congratulations to the Oklahoma City Thunder for winning the Western Conference Finals over the San Antonio Spurs.  Good luck to Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, James Harden and the rest of the team going into the NBA Finals. Congratulations to former NBA guard Kevin Johnson for getting re-elected as the mayor of Sacramento.  Johnson is a native of Sacramento, he was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers and is most known for his time (1988-2000) with the Phoenix...

Atlanta Hawks Roll Past Oklahoma City Thunder
March 4th, 2012 at 1:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks got an opportunity to see how the best of the west plays basketball as they took on the Oklahoma City Thunder.  It would be a tall task to take on Kevin Durant and company at full strength, but with Joe Johnson and Willie Green down along with Al Horford and Jason Collins, it would seem almost impossible to lose - almost like getting...

Hawks101 NBA All Star Weekend Wrap Up
February 27th, 2012 at 12:40 AM
NBA All Star Weekend is one of the most anticipated events in all of sports.  Celebrities and fans alike come out, party and enjoy the festivities.  Some of the events were pretty exciting and others left us wondering who we can call to vote for its elimination.  Orlando was jumping and proved itself to once again be a great host to such a huge event. ...

Then NBA Tips Off on Christmas Day with Stars on Display
December 26th, 2011 at 6:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** The NBA kicked off its first day Sunday and the stars were out showcasing their talents.  The Atlanta Hawks do not start their season until December 27, but on Christmas Day the NBA gave fans the gift of basketball.  Everyone from LeBron James to Kevin Durant was eager to get back to business and try to make their way to the NBA Finals. The New York Knicks defeated the Boston Celtics 106-104.  Carmelo Anthony...

The World All-Star Classic is Set to Take Off Minus a Few Stars
October 27th, 2011 at 10:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** As we reported earlier the World All-Star Classic is still set to take place, but there have been some changes in the lineup and maybe some destinations also.  The tour is set to begin Sunday in Puerto Rico with Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade as the headliners. ...

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...

Team Goodman Plays Team Philly in Summer Game Showdown
October 19th, 2011 at 10:08 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** The game was set in front of a crowd of around 1200 people in Coolidge High School this past Saturday in Washington D.C.  The Goodman League All-Stars were taking on Team Philly.  The game was much like all summer games this off season, full of electrifying plays including dunks, passes...