Rapid Reaction: Hawks Outlast Warriors in a Tight One, 124-116

Tonight’s contest between the Atlanta Hawks and the Golden State Warriors was a heavily hyped affair going into it, but it’s fair to say the two best teams in their respective conferences lived up to hype with Hawks winning 124-116 at Philips Arena Friday night. I mentioned in the preview that Hawks’ guard Jeff Teague […]

Pregame Primer: Hawks vs. Warriors

Atlanta Hawks (41-9, 24-3 home) vs. Golden State Warriors (39-8, 16-6 road) How to Tune-In: TV: Sports South HD Radio: 92.9 The Game FM When: 7:00 EST Where: Philips Arena It’s Feb. 6 and we’re still looking at a regular-season contest between the Atlanta Hawks and the Golden State Warriors as a potential NBA Finals […]

Sports South Ratings Are Continuing to Climb

As it turns out, winning 41 of the Atlanta Hawks’ first 50 games this season has been good for Sports South ratings. Describing the Sports South current ratings as “good” may be a bit of an understatement, though. According to Mike Reynolds of MultiChannel: “Through the first 46 telecasts of the 2014-15 season, Sports South has averaged […]

Report: Hawks Could Be in Play for Ray Allen

According to Ryen Russillo of ESPN, the Atlanta Hawks are trying to find a way to jump into the Ray Allen Sweepstakes that’s expected to conclude soon after the All-Star Break. Here’s the tweet from Russillo on the matter: Hearing Atlanta trying to get in the Ray Allen mix. Cleveland still the favorite. Look for […]

Daily Hawks News (2.6.15)

Jeff Siegel of Hawks Hoop: “The Hawks may have lost their franchise-record 19-game winning streak on Monday in New Orleans, but they were right back on track when the Washington Wizards came to Atlanta on Wednesday night. As soon as the game tipped off, news broke that the Hawks had won the Eastern Conference Player […]

Daily Hawks News (1.18.15.)

Zach Harper of CBS Sports: “During the 2005-06 season, the Detroit Pistons were enjoying another spectacular regular season. They were coming off back-to-back NBA Finals appearances with one championship and a roster of complementary players was fueling their success. There wasn’t one superstar; rather it was a team effort that made them so impossible to […]

Daily Hawks News (1.17.15)

Andrew Beaton of the Wall Street Journal: “The Atlanta Hawks (31-8) enter Friday’s showdown with Toronto owning a 10-game winning streak and the second-best record in the NBA, placing them four losses clear of the Raptors and Washington Wizards in the Eastern Conference. Atlanta’s success this season with a team devoid of superstars seems mind-boggling […]

Rapid Reaction: Hawks take care of business in Portland, 115-107

Going into last night’s contest against the Portland Trail Blazers I expected Al Horford to be the Atlanta Hawks’ big to take advantage of the thin Portland frontline, but it was Paul Millsap that took charge score 27 points on 11-17 shooting. Hawks’ head coach Mike Budenholzer ran his starting five ragged with all five […]

Daily Hawks News (1.4.15)

Jim Cavan of Bleacher Report: “For all the talk about conference disparity in today’s NBA, you can’t accuse the East of being boring. Bad, perhaps—possibly even historically so. But not boring. The New Year begins with yet another coup for the lowly Eastern throne, this one orchestrated by the plucky, pass-happy Atlanta Hawks. To the […]

Pregame Primer: Hawks vs. Blazers

vs.   Atlanta Hawks (24-8, 10-5 road) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (26-7, 15-2 home) What you need to know: Time: 10:00 EST TV: SportSouth HD Radio: 92.9 The Game FM Location: Moda Center For the first time since 1997, the Atlanta Hawks are in first place in the Eastern Conference. Let that sink in for […]

Daily Hawks News (1.3.15)

Bo Churney of Hawks Hoop: “The Hawks started their three game road trip in Utah on Friday night and took care of the Utah Jazz by a score of 98-92. Jeff Teague led the way for Atlanta with 26 points, eight assists, four rebounds, and three steals. Teague got a lot of his work done […]

Daily Hawks News (12.27.14)

Bo Churney of Hawks Hoop: “The Hawks’ five-game winning streak came to an end on Friday night when Jason Kidd’s Bucks team came into Philips Arena and laid down a whoopin’, beating down Atlanta by a final score of 107-77. The first quarter was a hotly contested quarter that saw Adreian Payne make his NBA […]

Daily Hawks News (12.26.14)

Bo Churney of Hawks Hoop: “The Hawks picked up their fifth straight victory over a playoff team on Tuesday night by defeating the Los Angeles Clippers by a score of 107-104. The Hawks have 14 of 15 games after a 7-6 start to the season. “In these last couple of weeks, we’ve shown improvement on […]