HAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hawks not shopping Al Horford at NBA trade deadline

It seems the Atlanta Hawks don’t want to let go of center Al Horford. Atlanta has been the subject of countless rumors and speculation this month. Some have suggested the team wants to hit the reset button. Others hinted the team has big plans to clear as much cap space as possible and make a huge purchase on the free-agent market this summer. These rumblings have centered on...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh to miss All-Star Game with calf injury, Al Horford to replace

Talk about pulling out at the last minute. Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh will miss Sunday’s All-Star Game, reports Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. According to Wojnarowski, Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford will replace Bosh on the Eastern Conference roster. USA Today’s Jeff Zillgitt reports that a strained calf will keep Bosh out of the All-Star game and the three-point contest...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hawking players? Atlanta should act on a relatively small scale

Peyton Manning said he was going to drink a lot of Bud Sunday night after winning Super Bowl 50. The Atlanta Hawks don’t need to drive Bud to drink (again). * It’s been one of the hot topics in the NBA this week: Are the Atlanta Hawks going to blow up their roster? It might not amount to anything, but there’s been a fair amount of noise and chatter around the league that last...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic and Hawks reportedly discussing trade involving Jeff Teague and Victor Oladipo

It’s been no secret that the Atlanta Hawks are considering breaking up their team and starting over. Of all the players on the Hawks roster, point guard Jeff Teague seems to be drawing the most interest from teams around the league. While I’m sure the Hawks are taking their time with this, a trade rumor from another Eastern Conference team could change that. According to Frank...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Danny Ainge 'excited' at chance to add Al Horford

Al Horford is on the trade block, and Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge has the assets to facilitate a trade for the Atlanta Hawks star. Per Chris Mannix of the Vertical, Ainge is excited about the opportunity to swing a deal that lands Horford. “I think Boston, Al Horford is a legitimate possibility for the Celtics. I think that is one of the guys across the league...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Have Sky-High Asking Prices For Al Horford, Jeff Teague

The Atlanta Hawks have considered trading either Al Horford and Jeff Teague, holding preliminary talks with teams. The Hawks, however, have had sky-high asking prices for both players, making a deal unlikely until deadline day. Horford will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, while Teague will be a free agent in 2017. The Hawks are considering a significant retooling of...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron, Curry may convince East contender to blow up their roster

The Atlanta Hawks won 60 games last season and are a respectable 30-24 this year. But with the NBA's trade deadline only a couple weeks away, it's possible they break up their core and start all over again (via ESPN):Why would Atlanta be willing to deal Al Horford, Kyle Korver or Jeff Teague? Well, there's a slim chance they win a playoff series as currently constructed, let alone...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks could entertain trading core players at deadline

The Atlanta Hawks are reportedly discussing breaking up their core before the February 18 trade deadline. That core, including Al Horford, Jeff Teague, and Kyle Korver, could reportedly be moved, according to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz and Brian Windhorst. Team management reportedly believe that this year’s team is little more than a fringe contender after winning 60 games last...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers have 'interest' in trading for Hawks' Kyle Korver

Atlanta's Jeff Teague is at the center of recent trade rumors. Big man Al Horford is also a focus in speculation. Now, swingman Kyle Korver has joined the trade rumors as well.According to ESPN Cleveland, the Cavaliers have "interest" in acquiring Kyle Korver. While there are no suggested deals in place, ESPN's Brian Windhorst suggests that Atlanta may be "selling off pieces" at...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Al Horford puts Solomon Hill on a poster

Check out this dunk from Al Horford! AL HORFORD WHAT DID YOU JUST DO?! https://t.co/dhVGpYM2AM — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) February 6, 2016 The post Watch: Al Horford puts Solomon Hill on a poster appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks still listening to offers for Jeff Teague

With the Atlanta Hawks struggling through injuries and average play, the front office continues to listen to offers for point guard Jeff Teague. Many have penciled in the Hawks as a team ready to hit the restart button with the Feb. 18 NBA trade deadline on approach, which makes sense given the fact they sit third in the Eastern Conference with a 5-5 record over their last 10 games...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bazed but not confused: Why Bazemore is in for a payday

The D-League is the purgatory of professional basketball, and while some have emerged from it with a long-term, guaranteed NBA contracts, most don't. In fact, this year only seven percent of the league's 204 players have played for an NBA team. Whether these players stick on their team's roster and ultimately receive a contract is a different story. The majority of D-League call...
Via The Sports Quotient
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hardaway, Scott lead Atlanta Hawks in rout of 76ers, 124-86

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mike Scott led a balanced attack with 13 points apiece and the Atlanta Hawks coasted to a 124-86 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. All 13 players scored and eight finished in double-figures for Atlanta, which swept the three-game season series with an average winning margin of 29 points. The Hawks have won two straight...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Will The Atlanta Hawks move Al Horford?

The Atlanta Hawks have a real dilemma regarding star center Al Horford. The Hawks are currently in fifth place in the Eastern Conference standings, but are only half a game out of the third and fourth spots. In other words, they’re in contention to win the East and make it to the NBA Finals. Some analysts believe the Hawks are “at a crossroads” regarding whether they should...
Via Crossover Chronicles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks expected to field offers for Al Horford

The 2016 NBA Trade Deadline is drawing closer, and the Atlanta Hawks are slowly emerging as a potential seller. Not even franchise staple Al Horford can escape the rumor mill. According to Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports, the organization is capable of offering Horford a big-money contract this summer but hasn’t ruled out shipping him elsewhere. “The Hawks can put together...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Teague scores season-high 32, Hawks breeze past Mavs 112-97

ATLANTA (AP) Jeff Teague scored a season-high 32 points, Kyle Korver added 16 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Dallas Mavericks 112-97 on Monday night to snap a three-game skid. Teague went 12 for 15 from the field with a career-high five 3-pointers, and reserve guard Dennis Schroder finished with 14 points. Atlanta entered the game having lost five of six to drop to fifth...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue has ironic quote about Kevin Love All-Star game snub

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is upset about Kevin Love not being selected for the NBA All-Star Game, but in making Love’s case, he stated an argument that might make his predecessor a bit bitter. Love is averaging a double-double this season for a winning team, and Lue believes those credentials should get Love into the game. But oh, the irony in this case he made: “I just thought...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Millsap listed as probable with left ankle sprain

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap is listed as probable for Sunday's game at Miami with a left ankle sprain. Millsap hurt his ankle in the second quarter of Thursday's loss at Indiana when he stepped on another player's foot. He did not play in the second half and finished with a season-low four points. The Hawks say X-rays were negative. Millsap leads the Hawks...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks have discussed trading Jeff Teague

The Atlanta Hawks have reportedly discussed trading point guard Jeff Teague. According to Yahoo’s Chris Mannix, a Teague trade is one option for the Hawks. As @WojVerticalNBA and I discuss on his podcast: Keep an eye on Atlanta before the trade deadline. Hawks been discussing Jeff Teague w/teams — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixYS) January 27, 2016 Teague has grown into a valuable...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks soliciting offers for Jeff Teague

The Atlanta Hawks need an upgrade to compete for a championship this season, and their long-term outlook is a question mark because Jeff Teague and other key players’ contracts will expire within the next two years. Chris Mannix of Yahoo! Sports notes the franchise has been soliciting offers for Teague and backup point guard Dennis Schröder. Hawks had been soliciting offers...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov throws down a ridiculous alley-oop

With coaching changes and the current state of The Big Three taking most of the headlines in “The Land”, we tend to forget about the “Ivan Drago” of the Cleveland Cavaliers in Timofey Mozgov. (Unless he’s getting dunked on.) On Monday, he gave us a reminder of his presence. Late in the 3rd quarter of the Cavs’ matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Matthew Dellavedova...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue calls out LeBron, Cavs for being out of shape

Tyronn Lue did not pull his punches in his first postgame press conference as Cavaliers coach. Following Cleveland’s loss to the Bulls on Saturday, Lue questioned whether the team was in adequate physical shape. “I just don’t think we’re in good enough shape. Early we want to push it, wanted to open the floor, and early I think we did that, but I think we just dropped...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Hawks really, really love to play Uno

Don’t mess with the Atlanta Hawks and their love for Uno. In a great feature written by Scott Cacciola of the New York Times, the Hawks seriousness and passion for the card game is on full display. Select members of the team including Kent Bazemore, Kyle Korver, Dennis Schroeder, Thabo Sefolosha, Jeff Teague and Al Horford play the game when they’re on a flight. The group...
Via The Comeback
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Sefolosha, NBA leaders speak out on player safety

While the NFL’s concussion crisis highlights the league’s problem with keeping its players safe on the field, recent incidents in the NBA indicate that there could be an issue in keeping its players safe away from the court. Roughly 10 days after New York Knicks forward Derrick Williams was robbed of $750,000 worth of jewelry from his NYC home in what appeared to be a targeted...
Via The Comeback
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

How the Hawks' draft decisions are undermining their run

The comparisons between the Atlanta Hawks and the San Antonio Spurs were inevitable as soon as Mike Budenholzer was hired. Gregg Popovich's longtime assistant had been hired by another guy with San Antonio roots (Danny Ferry) to install a system based on spreading the floor and moving the ball that got the most out of guys that other teams had given up on (DeMarre Carroll). The Hawks...
Via RealGM - NBA
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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