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Highlights from Tim Hardaway Jr’s 29-point performance

Tim Hardaway Jr had another scoring outburst Wednesday night finishing with 29 points on an efficient 9 of 16 shooting. Hardaway has been one of the biggest surprises of the season for the Hawks and will be looking to cash in this summer as a restricted free agent.
Via Peachtree Hoops
1 hour ago

Atlanta Hawks: Paul Millsap Out Friday Against Bucks

The Atlanta Hawks will be without Paul Millsap for the fourth consecutive game. The Atlanta Hawks just can’t catch a break. Wednesday night they lost to the Washington Wizards. It was their fifth loss in a row. Three of those losses have come without their best player, Paul Millsap, who has missed three consecutive games […] Atlanta Hawks: Paul Millsap Out Friday Against Bucks...
Via Soaring Down South
2 hours ago

Paul Millsap won’t play against the Bucks on Friday

Millsap will miss his fourth straight game on Friday. It appears that the Atlanta Hawks will be without forward Paul Millsap for a little bit longer. Mike Budenholzer was a guest on his weekly radio spot for 92.9 The Game this morning and said that Millsap would not play in Friday’s matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks. That is bad news for the Hawks who are 0-6 without Millsap...
Via Peachtree Hoops
3 hours ago

Hawks @ Wizards — Things of Note

The Atlanta Hawks dropped their fifth consecutive game in a tightly contested affair against the Washington Wizards in D.C. on Wednesday night. For the Wizards, they were led by Bradley Beal’s 28 points. The Hawks had done a decent defensive job on John Wall, who was scoreless in the first half on 0-of-8 shooting but came to life in the second half, all 22 of Wall’s points coming...
Via Hawks Hoop
3 hours ago

Justin Patton projected to Atlanta Hawks in CBS mock draft

Another interesting big man to ponder. There is a growing theme emerging with regard to the Atlanta Hawks and 2017 mock drafts, at least to this point. The Hawks have been linked to both John Collins and Zach Collins in recent weeks and, recently, another young, talented big man was projected to land in Atlanta by a prominent mock. Howard Megdal of CBS Sports links Creighton center...
Via Peachtree Hoops
3 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks: Losing Streak Grows To Five Games

The Atlanta Hawks dropped their fifth straight game on Wednesday night. The losing streak continues to grow. The Atlanta Hawks aren’t having a great week (or month or even year). The losses keep piling up, with no end in sight. Wednesday brought more of the same. The Hawks traveled to Washington D.C., hoping to grab […] Atlanta Hawks: Losing Streak Grows To Five Games - Soaring...
Via Soaring Down South
3 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks Headlines: Is The Sky Falling?

Welcome to Atlanta Hawks Headlines. Today we wonder if the bottom is falling out for the Hawks. Or, can they turn things around before the playoffs? Hello, friends. That was supposed to be read as if Jim Nantz were saying it. I guess March is making me crazy. Atlanta Hawks Headlines is back to look at […] Atlanta Hawks Headlines: Is The Sky Falling? - Soaring Down South - Soaring...
Via Soaring Down South
5 hours ago

Paul Millsap to opt out of contract, become free agent

Paul Millsap could make a guaranteed $21 million next season, but he has his eyes on a much bigger prize.Millsap is expected to opt out of his contract with the Atlanta Hawks to become a free agent, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports.Millsap, a forward, would be seeking a long-term deal that would guarantee him much more total and annual money. Schefter says Millsap loves Atlanta and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard used to eat an absurd amount of candy daily

Dwight Howard has since kicked the sickeningly sweet habit, but details recently surfaced regarding a candy addiction that at one point was completely out of control.No one would ever forward the argument that the sculpted Atlanta Hawks superstar is out of shape by any stretch of the imagination. But a recent piece from ESPN’s Baxter Holmes about the NBA’s addiction to peanut...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: This is NOT a sideline discussion: Using my platform for social action

Moderated by Marc Spears of ESPN The Undefeated Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, Former NBA Player Keri Potts, Sr. Director of PR, ESPN Thabo Sefolosha, Atlanta Hawks Takeo Spikes, Former NFL Player Dominique Wilkins, Vice President of Basketball & Special Assistant to the CEO, Atlanta Hawks
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Previewing potential first-round playoff opponents for the Atlanta Hawks

The revamped Atlanta Hawks have found this season to be a bit of a mixed bag in terms of success. Paul Millsap is still the team’s best player (as well as its only All-Star), but the Hawks look significantly different with Dennis Schroder and Dwight Howard replacing Jeff Teague and Al Horford in the starting lineup. Atlanta currently sits 5th in the Eastern Conference with a 37...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: An Entire Row of Fans Win Movie Passes at Hawks Game

An entire row of fans at a recent game of ours won tickets to see Beauty and the Beast, which is in theaters now.
Via YouTube
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Millsap, Bazemore to miss time for Hawks with knee injuries

ATLANTA (AP) The struggling Atlanta Hawks got more bad news: All-Star forward Paul Millsap will miss at least two more games with a left knee injury, while guard Kent Bazemore is expected to miss at least a week with a bruised right knee. The team updated its injury situation Sunday after losing its third straight game the previous night, getting blown out at home by Portland...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ilyasova Drops 23 In First Start As Hawk

Ersan Ilyasova scored 23 points in his first start as a member of the Atlanta Hawks.
Via YouTube
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 3/17: On this date the Montreal Shamrocks won the Cup

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while looking for the gold at the end of the rainbow. Happy birthday to Danny Ainge, John Smiley, Tyrone Hill, Mia Hamm, Andrew Ference and Kyle Korver. On this date in 1900 the Montreal Shamrocks swept the Halifax Crescents...
Via Yardbarker
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Migos talks Bad and Boujee during Atlanta Hawks game

Via FOX Sports South
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer points to defense in win over Grizzlies

“I thought the defense and the way we came out in the first quarter kind of set the tone.” — Hawks’ Mike Budenholzer on dominant win over Grizzlies.
Via FOX Sports South
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominique Wilkins and Bob Rathbun recap Hawks dominant win in Memphis

"The Hawks were never in fear of losing this game.” — Dominique Wilkins and Bob Rathbun recap Hawks dominant win in Memphis.
Via FOX Sports South
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green jabs Mike Budenholzer for saying Hawks didn’t have to plan for him

Nobody in the NBA is safe from Draymond Green’s “me against the world” mentality, not even head coaches.Before his Atlanta Hawks played Green’s Golden State Warriors on Monday, coach Mike Budenholzer implied that the two-time All-Star didn’t necessarily have to be game planned for.“He’s a unique player. He’s so unique, but I don’t know that he’s the guy that you...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dennis Schroder wants to meet with Mike Budenholzer about benching

Dennis Schroder was benched for almost the entire second half of Monday night’s loss to the Golden State Warriors, and the Atlanta Hawks point guard would like a word with his coach about it.Schroder was pulled from the game immediately following a verbal exchange with teammate Dwight Howard. The argument came after Howard turned the ball over on a bad pass with the Hawks leading...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

While Dwight Howard and Dennis Schroder argued on court, Steph Curry dropped a three

Sometimes you just have to know when enough is enough. On Monday night in Atlanta, a bit of confusion or perhaps a difference in opinion between teammates Dwight Howard and Dennis Schroder carried on a little too long, allowing one of the game’s top shooters to do what he does best.Following Howard’s second turnover of the game, he appeared to discuss what went wrong and sort...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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