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HAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

DeMarre Carroll: Josh Smith's taunting woke up Hawks

Even without James Harden, the Houston Rockets were on their way to a nice victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night -- until former Hawk Josh Smith taunted the Atlanta crowd that had booed him all night. Smith's interaction with the crowd got the fans going, sure. But it also woke up the Hawks, according to Atlanta wing DeMarre Carroll. (Read more at AJC.com)
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Hawks To Sign Jarell Eddie On 10-Day Contract

The Atlanta Hawks have reached agreement on a 10-day contract with Jarell Eddie of the NBA Development League’s Austin Spurs, league sources told RealGM. Eddie -- the champion of the D-League’s Three-Point Shootout at All-Star weekend -- will join the NBA-leading Hawks on Thursday. Atlanta, which had one open roster spot, became the first team to clinch a playoff berth on Tuesday...
Via RealGM
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith: Hawks fans are ‘very fickle and bandwagoners’

  Rockets forward Josh Smith called Hawks fans “bandwagoners” after Houston’s 104-96 loss to Atlanta on Tuesday. Smith, an Atlanta native who played his first nine NBA seasons with the Hawks, was booed loudly whenever he touched the ball.  In the third quarter, Smith drained a 3-pointer and shushed the crowd by placing his finger over his lips as the Hawks called...
Via Sports-Glory
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hawks show they can rely on backups to keep winning

ATLANTA (AP) John Jenkins insists he wasn't surprised when the Atlanta Hawks earned their latest win on the road without three starters and a top backup. Saturday night's 93-91 win at Miami was perhaps the most impressive demonstration of the Hawks' depth this season. All-Star center Al Horford stayed home with his wife and newborn son. Starters Jeff Teague and DeMarre Carroll...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Should the Atlanta Hawks be resting starters?

ATLANTA, GA. — The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Miami Heat in South Beach last night, 93-91, despite resting three of their starters. Al Horford did not make the trip for Atlanta. Instead he stayed home with his family. (He recently had a newborn son.) Forward DeMarre Carroll and guard Jeff Teague were also given an off night for rest, but the Hawks were still able to come out...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent Bazemore skies for high-flying slam dunk during Hawks-Heat

As the Atlanta Hawks continue their dominance of the Eastern Conference, the Hawks traveled to Miami to face off with the Heat on Saturday. Since many notable starters for the Hawks were resting, that meant more playing time for bench players like Kent Bazemore. In the first half of play, watch as a Hawks fast break ends with Bazemore flying for an impressive slam dunk: *** Bazemore...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks at Miami Heat game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: COVERAGE BEGINS AT 7 P.M. Paul Millsap is back on track and so are the Atlanta Hawks, though Mike Budenholzer would still like to see his team commit fewer turnovers. They seek a fifth straight victory over the Miami Heat for the first time in more than 23 years Saturday night. The visiting Hawks (46-12) have won three in a row after their first back-to-back...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hawks blow early lead, still win by 7 over Magic

Going inside the Atlanta Hawks' 95-88 win over the Orlando Magic on Friday night at home, their third win in a row: THREE-POINT TAKE 1. The Hawks were quick out of the gate, but not much for stamina In the first 2:38 of the game, the Hawks were able to drain a bucket from Al Horford, two from DeMarre Carroll (one a 3-pointer) and a three ball from Kyle Korver. By the time the Magic...
Via Fox Sports South
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Will the East run through the ATL?

57 games in. 25 to go. The Atlanta Hawks are still atop the Eastern Conference with an eight game lead over the Toronto Raptors. We are that much closer to being able to say that the East will have to go through the ATL to get to the finals, something we haven’t been able to say in nearly 50 years. They haven’t been perfect. A 25 point loss coming to those same Raptors exactly...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondo 'extremely unlikely' to re-sign with Mavericks

Rajon Rondo was suspended for Wednesday night’s game against the Atlanta Hawks, which came in the wake of at least two heated exchanges that the Dallas Mavericks point guard had with head coach Rick Carlisle. Will the tension ultimately lead to the end of their working relationship? Tim MacMahon of ESPNDallas.com reports that Rondo is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Continue Dominance of West, Push East Lead to 8

Kent Bazemore #24 of the Atlanta Hawks celebrates after the game against the Dallas Mavericks on February 25, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) With their 104-87 win over the short-handed Dallas Mavericks Wednesday night in a game that almost wasn’t played, the Atlanta Hawks improved their record against Western Conference foes to...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hawks overcome sluggish start to torch Mavs

The Atlanta Hawks did not jump out to a fast start against the Dallas Mavericks, but a hot-shooting second half led to a decisive 104-87 win on Wednesday night. Here are three observations from the game: THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Hacks outlast undermanned Mavs in quirky game For two teams sitting in the top-five of their respective conferences entering the night, this game got off to a...
Via Fox Sports South
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rain Delay Halts An Atlanta Hawks Game … That Was Inside Philips Arena

There was a five minute rain delay during the Atlanta Hawks basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks could sell for over $1 billion

The Atlanta Hawks have officially been on sale for a little over a month, and the process of finding new ownership is going swimmingly. Yesterday was the deadline for non-binding preliminary bids from interested potential owners, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and the current market for NBA teams combined with the number of interested owners could push the sale price...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha will be the Biggest X-Factor to the Atlanta Hawks Playoff Success

Thabo Sefolosha #25 of the Atlanta Hawks defends against Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Philips Arena on November 18, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images)   The Atlanta Hawks currently lead the NBA’s Eastern Conference in wins and will continue to be a major factor come playoff time, however in recent weeks their defense has taken a step...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Pero’s Perils

It’s been a tough month for Atlanta Hawks’ backup center Pero Antic. The 32-year-old Macedonian big man is mired in the worst shooting slump of his young career, aside from his dreadful performance in last year’s first round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers. Antic, who despite his frame (6’11”, 260 lbs), plays more away from the basket than he does near the rim...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Atlanta Hawks Contenders or Pretenders?

Jeff Teague #0, Al Horford #15, Paul Millsap #4, and Kyle Korver #26 of the Atlanta Hawks celebrate after a score against the Indiana Pacers on January 21, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Atlanta Hawks are by far the biggest surprise of this NBA season and currently sit in first place in the Eastern Conference with 44 wins, which...
Via The Sports Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap shoots embarrassing airball free throw vs Raptors (Video)

Atlanta Hawks power forward Paul Millsap shot an embarrassing airball free throw in the first quarter of Friday night's game against Toronto.It was an early sign of how the night would go for the Hawks as they were blown out by the Raptors 105-80. After going undefeated for the month of January, the Hawks are coming back down to earth a bit, having now lost three of their last...
Via Holdout Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks face tough stretch, rebounding concerns post-break

ATLANTA -- There's no easing their way back from the All-Star break for the Hawks. Fresh off a weekend in New York that seemed more like a takeover -- Atlanta had eight representatives take part in five different events -- the Eastern Conference leaders face a stretch that includes six of seven games against teams in playoff position. "I think it's great for us. I think any time...
Via Fox Sports South
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-mayor of Atlanta backs Danny Ferry's return

The last thing the Atlanta Hawks need right now is their general manager getting in the way. Off to their best record since the days of Dominique Wilkins, the Hawks sit atop the Eastern Conference with a 43-11 record. And they’ve done it with GM Danny Ferry on a leave of absence and a big ‘For...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Korver All-Star Replacement For Dwyane Wade

Kyle Korver will be replacing the injured Dwyane Wade on the all-star team. The Kyle Korver all-star hopes for Atlanta Hawks fans came true Tuesday night as the NBA named Korver the official replacement for injured Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade. Wade was selected to his 11th all-star team by the coaches this year but has been recovering from a strained right hamstring and will...
Via Basketball Bicker
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks continue to make history

Not only are the Hawks the only team to go 17-0 during an entire month, but now the starting five are the only starting core to share Player of the Month honors. All the starters — DeMarre Carroll, Kyle Korver, Al Horford, Jeff Teague, and Paul Millsap — were in double figure scoring, but none  were at 20 points, demonstrating the balance of this team. The Hawks won 19 in...
Via Crossover Chronicles
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Entire Atlanta Hawks Starting Lineup Voted East Players Of The Month

This embed is invalid" /> ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks were rewarded for the first 17-0 month in NBA history with another first on Wednesday — all five starters were selected Eastern Conference Players of the Month for January. All-Stars Paul Millsap, Jeff Teague and Al Horford were honored by the league along with the other starters, Kyle Korver and DeMarre...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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