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Hawks sign former Michigan State center Matt Costello

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks have signed undrafted rookie free agent center Matt Costello of Michigan State. The 6-foot-9, 245-pound Costello averaged 5.7 points and 5 rebounds on the Hawks' summer league team in Las Vegas. Costello averaged 10.7 points and 8.2 rebounds as a senior at Michigan State. He holds the school's career record with 146 blocked shots. Terms of the...
Via Associated Press
36 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Locked on Hawks Podcast: Should Paul Millsap be traded?

Today's show is a full-scale breakdown of the Paul Millsap trade conundrum. Paul Millsap is the best player on the Atlanta Hawks roster. Paul Millsap is also the player most closely associated with trade rumors. The combination of those two facts is very intriguing, and today's Locked on Hawks podcast is dedicated entirely to Millsap's future. Should the Hawks move on from their...
Via Peachtree Hoops
3 hours ago

The Atlanta Hawks Need a New Arena

Simply put, the Atlanta Hawks need a new arena and need to keep up with the rest of the NBA.   You may have heard recently that the Atlanta Hawks owners are currently discussing a plan to renovate Philips Arena and the area surrounding it. The idea is basically to develop an entertainment district that […] The Atlanta Hawks Need a New Arena - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down...
Via Soaring Down South
4 hours ago

Dennis Schroder wears disguise to play in German streetball tournament

It looks like the newly minted starting point guard of the Atlanta Hawks is having some fun this summer….. Was great to play 3on3 in Berlin ... This reminds me on the Spurs situation.. who remember that? #SummerSixteenGrind #SchrodersSwagTeam #DS17 #FG #FlexGanG #TeamBros #TheGoldenPatch A video posted by Dennis Schröder (@dennismike93) on Jul 25, 2016 at 8:56am...
Via Crossover Chronicles
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dwight Howard Gets Pumped For UFC 201

Robbie Lawler defends his Welterweight Championship against Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 on Saturday at Philips Arena. Avid UFC fan Dwight Howard is stoked.
Via YouTube
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Locked on Hawks Podcast: Tim Hardaway Jr., Splitter vs. Humphries and more

Today's show features Bryan Gibberman of Hardwood Paroxysm. After a long weekend away (or just a regular weekend?), the Locked on Hawks podcast is back. On today’s episode of the podcast (No. 8 overall), Bryan Gibberman of Hardwood Paroxysm and ArizonaSports.com joins the show and we discuss a number of subjects. Topics include a more positive take on the Dwight Howard-Al Horford...
Via Peachtree Hoops
1 day ago

Atlanta Hawks Projected Starting Lineup For 2016-17

The Atlanta Hawks roster has underwent a few major changes this summer. How will the starting lineup take shape in 2016-17? The Atlanta Hawks had one of the most interesting off-seasons of all the teams in the NBA. While their roster as a whole didn’t have too much shake-up, the changes that did happen were […] Atlanta Hawks Projected Starting Lineup For 2016-17 - Soaring Down...
Via Soaring Down South
1 day ago

Adam Silver is the new standard-bearer for league commisioners

On July 21st the NBA released a statement regarding its plans to move the All-Star game out of Charlotte due to North Carolina’s approval of the HB2 act which limits the rights of the LGBT community. This move, while controversial, promotes the NBA’s support of human equality and shouldn’t come as a shock for NBA fans or the Charlotte locals. Since Adam Silver has taken...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 1617 Atlanta Hawks Cheerleaders Final

Introducing our 2016-17 Cheerleaders. Congrats ladies!
Via YouTube
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard used to sing Beyoncé songs at free-throw line

Some NBA players have the weirdest free throw routines. Before every attempt, Jeff Hornacek would stroke his cheek three times, Jason Kidd would blow a kiss and Karl Malone would talk to himself. Newly-acquired Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard used to sing songs in his head at the free-throw line to help calm himself down. But not just any songs, Howard sang the musical stylings...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The 5 Plays You Absolutely Have To See From Hawks' Summer League

Check out the top five plays from our 2016 Summer League.
Via YouTube
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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Via FOX Sports South
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard explains why he's switching to No. 8

After wearing No. 12 throughout his entire NBA career, Dwight Howard has chosen a different jersey number as he begins a new chapter with the Atlanta Hawks. He said after signing with the Hawks that his new number would be deeply significant, and the No. 8 he chose is clearly just that. In an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” Friday, Howard opened up about why he decided...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

What To Expect From Dennis Schroder This Season

The Atlanta Hawks made a big move this offseason when they decided to trade away their starting point guard, Jeff Teague, after a seven year stint with the team. This decision made it clear that the Hawks were ready to make 22 year old Dennis Schroder their guy as the team's starting point guard. During Schroder's three seasons in the NBA, he never averaged more than roughly 20...
Via The Sports Quotient
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard thanks Houston, Rockets fans with full-page ad

Dwight Howard on Wednesday was officially introduced as a member of the Atlanta Hawks organization during an emotional news conference. On the same day — as players moving on to another town are wont to do — the veteran center took out a full-page ad in the Houston Chronicle to thank Rockets fans for their support during his three seasons with the team. In case you missed...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kent Bazemore to return to Hawks on 4 year $70 million deal

Kent Bazemore has turned down an offer from the LA Lakers (his former team) and from the Houston Rockets to return to the Atlanta Hawks….. Free agent guard Kent Bazemore has agreed to a four-year, $70M deal to re-sign with Atlanta, league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 2, 2016 Bazemore will have a player option on the fourth season of his...
Via Crossover Chronicles
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Hawks Keep Kent Bazemore On $70M Contract

The Atlanta Hawks only owned Kent Bazemore's Early Bird rights, which prohibited them from offering a fifth season but they were still able to re-sign him amid competitive offers on a four-year, $70 million deal. Bazemore seemed destined for a longish career as an end of the bench energy guy until he was traded by the Warriors to the Lakers at the deadline in 2014 and was finally...
Via RealGM - NBA
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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