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100 Best NBA Players- Atlanta Hawks

(May 23, 2015 – Source: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Senior Writer at Hoopstuff… With the season rapidly approaching, I’ve created a list of the league’s top 100 players. The following article is an analysis of where members of the Atlanta Hawks fell on that list: C Al Horford (Rank: 32nd) As the longest tenured Hawk remaining on the roster...
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Three Hawks rank in the top 10 of their respective positions in NBA 2K16

Three Atlanta Hawks players -- Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague -- rank in the top 10 of their respective positions in NBA 2K16.2K Sports has been releasing top 10 lists for each position over the last week in anticipation of the game's worldwide release on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Teague rated an 83 overall, tied for ninth among point guards:Millsap was also tied at ninth among...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Horford's putback gives Hawks Game 5 win over Wizards

Following a Paul Pierce three pointer, the Washington Wizards held an 81-80 lead with eight seconds remaining. That was enough time for the Atlanta Hawks to respond and thanks to Al Horford, they did. Hawks guard Dennis Schroder went one-on-one with Wizards guard John Wall, who returned to the lineup after missing three games with a fractured left hand. Wall allowed Schroder position...
Via KCM Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Al Horford Will Play in Game 2

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford dislocated his right pinky finger during the team’s Game 1 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday afternoon. Per Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Horford was adamant that he would be available for the second meeting of the first-round series. “I’m playing. I’m playing. I feel fine. I practiced today.” Horford tallied...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: 3 reasons Al Horford will be an All-Star

The Atlanta Hawks’ season went slightly downhill last year when they lost center Al Horford, who is arguably the face of the franchise. Horford was undoubtedly the Hawks leader on and off the court. He led the Hawks by averaging 18.6 points and 8.4 rebounds per game during the 29 games he played before the injury. During that stretch he shot nearly 57 percent from the floor and...
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Three potential draft targets for the Atlanta Hawks

With the NBA Draft only 18 days away it’s safe to say that most front offices have officially entered panic mode. Decisions on whether to trade up, down or out in the first round or what positions should be targeted for each team is something every teams general manager and coaching staff has discussed heavily already. For the Atlanta Hawks, the idea of trading up is most definitely...
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Atlanta Hawks trade up in the NBA Draft?

The Atlanta Hawks currently are sitting with the 15th pick in this year’s NBA Draft. While there are good and serviceable players available in the middle of the first draft, none seem to be franchise changing players. Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that Atlanta’s general manger Danny Ferry is aware that Sacramento would be willing to move their eighth...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' Horford on track to return for training camp

Al Horford is on track for next season's training camp, but the Hawks center won't be able to play for the Dominican Republic's national team this summer as he rehabs from a torn right pectoral muscle. In a statement released by the Hawks on Wednesday, Dr. Xavier Duralde said "Al is doing very well and has progressed as expected as he rehabilitates his right pectoral muscle. As of...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Who the Atlanta Hawks should keep

Credit: Keith Allison When a team finishes 6 games under .500 it’s often a sign that something needs to change. But for the Atlanta Hawks the wins and losses don’t tell the whole story. In fact, in a season so decimated by injury, that the Hawks were able to finish with that record and make the playoffs is a testament to what this team is capable of heading into next season....
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' Horford talks about injury, rehab

ATLANTA -- Speaking for the first time since he suffered a torn right pectoral muscle on Dec. 26, Hawks center Al Horford was in a good mood on Thursday, laughing at his own expense at the injury that has ended his season. The Hawks have sorely missed the presence of their two-time All-Star, as they have lost 13 of 15 games entering Thursday's game with Milwaukee at Philips Arena...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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