After being the NBA’s most surprising team last season, en route to a berth in the Eastern Conference Finals, it’s pretty easy to say that no one will be taking the Atlanta Hawks lightly anymore. At the end of the day, though, Atlanta was decisively defeated by a superior Cleveland Cavaliers team in that series, […]
After the Atlanta Hawks had one of their most successful seasons in franchise history, they’re heading into the Las Vegas Summer League with a slightly different makeup than last year. Not that he was going to participate in Las Vegas, but DeMarre Carroll signed a four-year, $60 million deal with the Toronto Raptors during free […]
The Atlanta Hawks are coming off their best year in franchise history, setting the franchise record for wins in a season by finishing with a 60-22 record. In addition, second-year head coach Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year. The Hawks ultimately lost in the Eastern Conference Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers, but the season […]
LeBron James stands just one win away from putting his stamp on one of the most riveting runs to an NBA Finals appearance in recent memory. Thus far, nothing or no one has been able to slow the four-time league MVP from imposing his will. With Kevin Love sidelined early by a shoulder injury and […]
After losing Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Eastern Conference Finals, the Atlanta Hawks have put themselves in a difficult position against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Thanks to a great regular season, the Hawks earned the top-seed and home-court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs; but theloss negates that advantage, making Game 2 a virtual must-win. Only 11 teams in NBA playoff […]
Atlanta Hawks’ guard Jeff Teague has struggled mightily lately, which isn’t news to anyone watching the Hawks’ series against the Washington Wizards, but last night he came up huge in a must-win game against the Wiz last night. Here are the highlights:
On the last Sunday of April, the Washington Wizards finished their first-round series with the Toronto Raptors in dominating fashion, sweeping the NBA’s lone Canadian franchise with ease. Their performance, boasting an emerging superstar in John Wall and a future Hall-of-Famer in Paul Pierce, forced the critics to re-evaluate their predictions on just how far […]
The Atlanta Hawks will host the Brooklyn Nets for Game 5 of their first-round series matchup of the 2015 NBA postseason tonight, and if you haven’t noticed, this series has just gotten very interesting. The Nets avoided an improbable 3-1 series deficit, upending the Hawks at home on Monday night in OT, 120-115, led by […]
The Atlanta Hawks took Game 1 of their first-round series with the Brooklyn Nets, but endured another late season injury that will not make the championship chase any easier. Al Horford dislocated his right pinky in the fourth quarter and although he was able to return to the game, he played with his hand heavily […]
vs. Phoenix Suns (39-38, 17-20 road) vs. Atlanta Hawks (57-19, 33-5) How to Watch: TV: Fox SportSouth HD Radio: 92.9 The Game FM When: 7:30 EST Where: Philips Arena Offensive Rating: Hawks– 109.2 (6th), Suns – 106.6 (12th) Defensive Rating: Hawks– 105.9 (13th), Suns – 105.9 (15th) After dealing guards Goran Dragic and Isaiah Thomas at the […]
From Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN.com: “ATLANTA — Forward Paul Millsap will miss the Hawks’ next two games following a right shoulder injury in Saturday night’s 131-99 victory over the Brooklyn Nets at Philips Arena. Paul Millsap was knocked to the floor in a collision with Brooklyn’s Earl Clark with 1:52 left in the first half. […]
From Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “Two front-runners for ownership of the Hawks are emerging as the lengthy process to sell the franchise and Philips Arena continues into its seventh month. There is a deadline of April 10 for final bids. However, that date could be moved, as one or more bids are still […]
Paul Millsap may have had the “dunk of the night” but Atlanta Hawks’ guard Kyle Korver had the moment of the night in which the sharpshooting wing scored 11 points in just over a minute of in-game action. No, seriously. “Let’s make it four in a row. Let’s get it,” Dominique Wilkins said.
The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 101-88 last night in Philips Arena. Midway through the third quarter, however, Hawks’ forward Paul Millsap delivered an emphatic slam on Giannis “The Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo. It was just not the Bucks night at The Highlight Factory.
After clinching the No. 1 seed for the Eastern Conference playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks starters were rewarded with some rest as they fell to the Charlotte Hornets Saturday night 115-110 using reserve units. It was well-deserved rest, as it’s the first time since the 1993-94 season and the second time in Atlanta history the team […]