Rapid Reaction: Hawks Survive Late Rally from Cavs, Win 106-97

In what many expected to be an Eastern Conference Finals preview coming into Friday night’s contest between the Atlanta Hawks and Cleveland Cavaliers, many probably left feeling the same way after the Hawks pulled away late in the fourth quarter thanks to some nifty Mike Scott mid-range shots and Jeff Teague come-from-behind blocks as the […]

Rapid Reaction: Millsap Carries the Hawks in Milwaukee, 97-83

Nothing is easy when facing the 2014-15 Milwaukee Bucks, but the Atlanta Hawks will leave Milwaukee for the sixth-consecutive time as victors after being the Bucks 97-86 Sunday afternoon that featured a third quarter that set basketball back at least 35 years. How it Happened: The Bucks were without newly-acquired point guard Michael Carter-Williams so […]

Daily Hawks News (2.18.15)

Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN.com: “ATLANTA — Civil rights leader and former Atlanta mayor Andrew Young on Tuesday told a local television station that Danny Ferry should be allowed to rejoin the Hawks organization in his capacity as general manager. Asked by WSB TV’s sports director Zach Klein whether Ferry should lose his job, Young responded, […]

Daily Hawks News (2.17.15)

Patrick Laney of Peachtree Hoops: “As the Atlanta Hawks approach Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, it is difficult to identify what a team with a 6.5 game lead over the number 2 seed in the East should do to improve. Atlanta has to be careful in making any move that may disrupt the team chemistry featured […]

Daily Hawks News (2.16.15)

Howard Beck of Bleacher Report: “NEW YORK — LeBron James was taking questions Friday. If you could get to him. The Cavaliers star was sealed off behind a frantic mob of reporters and cameras, a tangle of outstretched arms, bumping elbows, iPods on selfie sticks, dangling microphones and stationary floodlights. The pack was 120 strong […]

Daily Hawks News (2.15.15)

Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal Constitution: “NEW YORK — The sale of the Hawks continues on a “deliberate, methodical process,” NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Saturday night. Silver added that there are several prospective buyers. “That has moved along the course that we expected,” Silver said during a news conference at the All-Star game. […]

Daily Hawks News (2.14.15)

Ian Levy of Five Thirty Eight: “In the NBA, the apex of individual shooting is a 50-40-90 season — shooting 50 percent from the field, 40 percent on 3-pointers and 90 percent on free throws. Not many people can sustain that kind of accuracy from inside and out. Since the three-point line was adopted for […]

Major Non-Conference Game With Warriors Tops February Schedule For Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks have enjoyed a mountainous rise during the 2014-15 NBA season, as the return of center Al Horford and the genius of head coach Mike Budenholzer have crafted a mere playoff team into the Eastern Conference’s best squad. Despite Horford going down with an injury last season, the Hawks were still a formidable […]

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 […]