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Long-distance operators: NBA leaders Korver, Matthews' approaches differ, but results same

While four newly-minted All-Stars took the Philips Arena floor, one of the most intriguing games within the game Friday night had nothing to do with the Hawks' Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague and the Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge. It was the showdown of the NBA's most prolific 3-point shooters. Atlanta's Kyle Korver and Portland's Wesley Matthews entered the Hawks' 105...
Via Fox Sports South
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A look inside the Atlanta Hawks winning streak

Last year as the 8th seed, the Atlanta Hawks showed glimpses of great promise as they pushed the Pacers to the edge in that first round 7 game series. No one, not even the biggest die-hard Atlanta fans, foresaw the current 17 game winning streak, and winning 32 of their last 34. When the most recognizable name to the common NBA fan is Kyle Korver, and you play in the Eastern Conference...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

At age 33, Kyle Korver proves he's a legitimate NBA starter

ATLANTA (AP) Kyle Korver spent most of his career running around behind the 3-point stripe, a guy whose singular quest was to get open for a long-range shot at the basket. Turns out, he was so much more. At age 33, Korver has emerged as one of the key players on the NBA's most surprising team, helping propel the Atlanta Hawks to the best record in the Eastern Conference (35-8) just...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hawks' streak hits 14, Budenholzer in All-Star Game and Korver's dunk

ATLANTA -- It was against the Pacers that the Hawks gave the first real glimpse of this earth-scorching season, taking the No. 1 seed to the brink of elimination last spring. "I felt like they were playing at this level at the end of last year," said Indiana coach Frank Vogel. "I think (coach) Mike (Budenholzer) turned this thing around last year." Against that same opponent Atlanta...
Via Fox Sports South
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Korver Scores 24, Hawks Win 12 Straight

It’s the Atlanta’s turn to rack up wins in the east and behind Kyle Korver who scored 24 points, including 7 threes. The Hawks beat the Bulls in Chicago to extend their win streak to 12 games. “Kyle Korver had another big night from 3-point range as he set a season-high with seven makes. Korver had made six 3-pointers three times this season. The sharpshooter finished with...
Via Hooped Up
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Win Again, Top Chicago Bulls in East Showdown

The Atlanta Hawks win their 12th straight game and 26th of last 28 games in Chicago vs. the Bulls. The Atlanta Hawks win their 12th straight game tonight as they defeated fellow Eastern conference contender Chicago Bulls. The Hawks went into Chicago and defeated the Bulls 107-99 led by strong performances from Al Horford and Kyle Korver. Korver had 24 points on 7 of 10 shooting...
Via Basketball Bicker
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap, Kyle Korver Driving Atlanta Hawks’ Unstoppable Surge

BOSTON — Brad Stevens was texting with one of his assistant coaches Tuesday night, both watching the Philadelphia 76ers face the Atlanta Hawks on their respective TVs. With two minutes left in the first half, Stevens noticed the Sixers were down by just five points, hanging with the seemingly unstoppable Hawks. Then, as the Celtics head coach put it...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tonight's game is very winnable: Kyle Korver and Al Horford will not dress for the Hawks

Tonight's game against the Hawks just became much more winnable for the Celtics as Marc D'Amico announced: Kyle Korver and Al Horford will not dress for the Atlanta. Al Horford and Kyle Korver will not dress tonight for the Hawks.— Marc D'Amico (@Marc_DAmico) January 14, 2015Boston already matches up very well with the Hawks, the best team in the East, as evidenced by the Celts...
Via Celtics Life
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The ultimate role player

Some players have skill sets that blend with almost any team in any situation, and contribute heavily without being the center of attention. Every team in the league is in search of these types of complementary players, the ones whose impacts extend beyond the box score, and whose production exceeds their payroll. The quintessential swiss army knife that contenders so eagerly seek...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Bench Goes Nuts Before Kyle Korver Puts Up Shot

The Atlanta Hawks bench went ballistic Wednesday night before Kyle Korver released the three he was about to attempt.
Via Gamedayr
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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