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Millsap, Hawks hold off Hornets, 117-114 in OT

ATLANTA (AP) Paul Millsap scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks recovered after losing a fourth-quarter lead to beat the Charlotte Hornets 117-114 in overtime in an exhibition game on Monday night. Elton Brand's jumper and two free throws by Thabo Sefolosha gave the Hawks a 116-112 lead. Brian Roberts answered with a jumper to cut the lead to two points. Sefolosha, who had...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks season preview: Team projections

This is part two of a three part season preview series. If you haven’t already read the first part- Atlanta Hawks season preview: Roster Analysis then make sure to do so! Next week we will release the third part in which we give you player projections so make sure to stay tune! In this article, we are going to break down the Southeast Division with a focus on the Atlanta Hawks...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

With free agency looming, Millsap focused on season

Paul Millsap has been reminded – often – just how much the Hawks want him to return next season. Still, the services of the All-Star power forward will go on the open market following the season. By signing just a two-year deal last year, Millsap is destined for free agency according to the NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement. He can still re-sign with the Hawks but there...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Why Paul Millsap will get traded

With the 15th pick in this year’s NBA draft, the Atlanta Hawks select Adreian Payne, power forward from Michigan State. This pick shocked many people across the NBA. The Hawks weakest position was small forward and the draft provided an ideal way to upgrade. They could have drafted the centerpiece (Rodney Hood and Kyle Anderson were still available) to play alongside star big men...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Can Paul Millsap Keep Making Three-Pointers?

The Evolution of Paul Millsap’s Shooting One of the most pleasant surprises of last season for the Atlanta Hawks was the regularity with which Paul Millsap made three-pointers. The Hawks signed Millsap as a free agent last summer, on a two-year, $19 million deal, aware that he was a very well-rounded player, but not exactly […] Atlanta Hawks: Can Paul Millsap Keep Making Three...
Via NBA Draft Blog
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

John Wall, Bradley Beal, Paul Millsap Cut From USA World Cup Team

NEW YORK — A person with knowledge of the details says the U.S. men’s national team has cut John Wall, Bradley Beal and Paul Millsap, leaving the roster at 16 players. With Paul George lost to a broken right leg, the Americans will have to drop four more players before the World Cup of Basketball later this month in Spain. The Americans made the cuts Monday, which had been planned...
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' Millsap nets invite to U.S. team training camp

Kevin Love's loss is now Paul Millsap's gain. On Sunday, USA Basketball added the Hawks forward to the 2014-16 USA's Men's National Team roster, putting the All-Star in position to play for the Americans at this summer's inaugural World Cup -- and the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics in two years. "I'm very excited about being added to the USA Men's...
Via Fox Sports South
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Grading the draft

With the 15th pick in the NBA draft, the Atlanta Hawks selected: Adreian Payne (Power Forward, Michigan State): Rodney Hood, James Young, Gary Harris and Kyle Anderson were all still on the board, but the Hawks elected to go with the Power Forward from Michigan State. The 6’10″ Payne is a great player and has a great story. Payne averaged 16.4 points per game to go along with...
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: 2014 Draft Primer

Somehow it’s already June which means that in a few weeks we’ll already be on to next season starting with the 2014 Draft. Right now the Atlanta Hawks have the 15th and 43rd picks in this year’s draft and by all accounts they’ll be keeping them. Of course, by the end of the season, this team was hoping for a slightly higher pick but they ended up falling into the final playoff...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks to unveil mammoth Millsap 3-D billboard in April

An even bigger, badder version of Paul Millsap -- the Atlanta Hawks' All-Star forward -- will soon be hitting the Georgia highways. Sometime in April, with an Atlanta freeway as the picturesque backdrop, the Hawks will unveil a 20-foot-high (approximate), 700-pound 3-D billboard of Millsap dunking a basketball. In accordance with the ferocious-jam promotion, I-85 onlookers (driving...
Via Fox Sports South
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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