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Sports Illustrated Grades Atlanta Hawks Off-Season

Sports Illustrated recently released their off-season grades for NBA teams. How did the Atlanta Hawks fare? The opinion of the Atlanta Hawks off-season moves have been all over the place. Some think it was great, while others think they’ll take a monumental step back. Sports Illustrated published their thoughts on what was the best and […] Sports Illustrated Grades Atlanta Hawks...
Via Soaring Down South
9 hours ago

Is Dennis Schroder The Next Reggie Jackson?

Dennis Schroder will be the starting floor general for the Hawks next season. His path to starting is very similar to another NBA point guard. Dennis Schroder is entering his first NBA season as the expected starting point guard. For him, it feels like it’s been a long time coming. For others, he needed the […] Is Dennis Schroder The Next Reggie Jackson? - Soaring Down South...
Via Soaring Down South
12 hours ago

Drake made a halfcourt shot on the Hawks practice floor sitting down

Views, from halfcourt. Drake and Future are taking their Summer Sixteen Tour into Philips Arena tonight, and it appears Drake has found a little extra time before the concert for some hoops. Drizzy made his way over to the Atlanta Hawks practice floor inside Philips Arena, and got some shots up, but this halfcourt shot sitting down in particular was pretty sweet. FOR...
Via Peachtree Hoops
15 hours ago

Are The Atlanta Hawks Too Crowded At The Wing Position?

The Atlanta Hawks have 17 players on the roster and the majority of them are wing players. Is this a problem? In basketball, a “wing” is an unofficial term for a shooting guard/small forward and the occasional undersized power forward. Wings are generally the most athletic on the team and also tend to be the […] Are The Atlanta Hawks Too Crowded At The Wing Position? - Soaring...
Via Soaring Down South
17 hours ago

ESPN’s RPM projections illustrate gloomy picture for Atlanta Hawks in 2016-2017

Well, that was worse than expected. In the interest of full disclosure, I didn’t love what the Atlanta Hawks did in free agency. This isn’t a secret to anyone who has read my thoughts since July 1 or anyone who has listened to the Locked On Hawks podcast (and you should!), but it is worth mentioning at the top of this particular post. With that in mind, a prominent projection...
Via Peachtree Hoops
18 hours ago

WATCH: Why Be A Hawks Member

Current Members talk about why they love Membership.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks receive faint praise from Sports Illustrated for offseason performance

Not everyone disliked Atlanta's offseason plan. The Atlanta Hawks have been dissected by the entire NBA world for what amounted to a strange and undoubtedly interesting offseason. However, Sports Illustrated's NBA team took to the internet to hand out offseason grades for the Southeast Division on Tuesday, and the Hawks received a relatively strong B-minus mark for their efforts...
Via Peachtree Hoops
1 day ago

WATCH: Demolition Begins At Hawks Practice Facility Site

Demolition is underway to clear space for what will be the new Emory Sports Medicine Complex in Executive Park.
Via YouTube
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawks Play UNO With A Little Extra "Heat"

At his ARMS Foundation UNO tournament over the weekend, Kent Bazemore taught participants how to play UNO the Hawks' way.
Via YouTube
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Humphries beat Phelps, Lochte in swimming as a kid

In an alternate reality, Kris Humphries might have been an incredible Olympics swimmer. The Atlanta Hawks detailed Humphries’ impressive swimming career as a 10-year-old. The Hawks forward was so good, he posted the year’s fastest 100m butterfly time for his age group over the likes of multiple-time Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. For real. Humphries...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Dwight Howard working with shooting coach during off-season

Dwight Howard’s run in Houston was disappointing. Now that he has signed with his hometown team in Atlanta, many are wondering if he can get back on track. Here’s a couple of videos that show him working on his shooting this off-season….. New form, New focus, New placement with hands, follow through getting better. Dwight Howard new mindset.
Via Crossover Chronicles
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Point Guard Goes Undercover At 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, Dunks All Over Civilians

With the departure of Jeff Teague via a trade, former backup point guard Dennis Schröder is now the man for the Atlanta Hawks. Known for the single blond streak in his hair and his speed and length on the court, the German-born Schröder is preparing for the 2016-2017 season, which promises to be his most challenging yet. RELATED: Jeff Teague Left Behind By Team Bus in Detroit...
Via Stack
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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
July 24, 2016  |  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
July 21, 2016  |  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
July 17, 2016  |  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
July 15, 2016  |  Discuss
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