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Hawks resting starters against Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Atlanta Hawks are sitting all five starters against the Charlotte Hornets one night after clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer says DeMarre Carroll, Kyle Korver, Al Horford and Paul Millsap will not suit up against the Hornets on Saturday night so they can get some rest, while Jeff Teague is out with a sprained...
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Dominique Wilkins In Epic H-O-R-S-E Battle With…2 Chainz?

The former NBA and Atlanta Hawks legend taking on the legendary rapper in a game of horse before Friday's game.
Via Gamedayr
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

2 Chainz ‘Served’ Dominique Wilkins In HORSE At Hawks’ 2 Chainz Night (Vide)

Every night should be 2 Chainz night at Philips Arena. After the Atlanta Hawks hosted a Tinder night back in January, the team continued its run of fantastic theme nights with one dedicated to the Atlanta-based rapper on Friday. While 2 Chainz performed before the game, at halftime and once more after the game, he also took some time to show off his basketball skills. It’s truuuuuu...
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2 Chainz beats Dominique Wilkins in HORSE

It's @2chainz vs. @DWilkins21 in HORSE! Life really doesn't get better than this: — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) March 27, 2015 It’s March 27th which means that it is 2 Chainz night (technically T.R.U. to Atlanta Night) for the Hawks. As a part of the festivities, 2 Chainz and Dominique Wilkins faced off in a Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

2 Chainz performs then helps introduce Hawks starting line-up

Hey, we said that there was 2 Chainz Night at Phillips Field for the Atlanta Hawks game against the Miami Heat on March 27th. Well, March 27th. Heeeeere’s 2 Chainz performing “All Me” and “Birthday Song” as well as helping introduce the players: I guess there was a basketball game played thereafter. *** 2 Chainz pic from Getty Images.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Words of encouragement from Kyle Korver

Wonder if the Hawks are going to give out motivational towels for their playoff push like the Sixers did back when Kyle Korver was playing alongside Allen Iverson.
Via Around the Arc
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are the Atlanta Hawks the City’s Playoff Savior?

I get asked quite often what it’s like being a diehard Atlanta sports fan. Before I can even articulate a proper response, I’m cut off with the same rhetorical question: why would you do that to yourself? Out of loyalty. I love my city and my alma mater. What’s wrong with supporting Atlanta and UGA athletics? Apparently everything. Was... The post Are the Atlanta Hawks...
Via The Garbage Time
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Hawks’ Dream Season is About to Get Very Real

The Atlanta Hawks took the league by storm this season after analysts had prematurely anointed the Cavaliers, Bulls, Wizards and Raptors – in some order – as the top four seeds in the Eastern Conference. The secret is out, though, and the Hawks are still plowing (almost) full speed ahead toward the playoffs. They’ve hit [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post...
Via No Coast Bias
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks sign F Austin Daye to second 10-day contract

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks have signed forward Austin Daye to a second 10-day contract. Coach Mike Budenholzer announced the move Wednesday before the Hawks faced Orlando, looking to snap a three-game losing streak. Daye has appeared in two games for the Hawks. The 6-foot-11 forward provides depth while Mike Scott recovers from a toe injury.
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2 Chainz is new Atlanta Hawks CEO in YouTube series

2 Chainz will be performing at Phillips Arena throughout the Atlanta Hawks game on March 27th. To honor that, they are already selling 2 Chainz shirts on the team store. The Hawks decided to go further with the 2 Chainz tribute. He is the new Hawks CEO in a new YouTube series. Here’s Part 1: Can’t wait to see the rest of this. *** 2 Chainz pic from Getty Images. Video from...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet New Atlanta Hawks CEO 2 Chainz

In the fist part of a what looks to be a promising series. The Atlanta Hawks teamed up with ATL native and rapper 2 Chainz, who plays the roll of the franchises new CEO. This is all to promote the upcoming in game concert he has at Phillips Arena on March 27 against Miami. The post Meet New Atlanta Hawks CEO 2 Chainz appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Hawks' Kyle Korver could literally hear his nose break

Kyle Korver returned from a 3-game absence due to a broken nose on Sunday, but he didn't need a doctor to tell his initial injury. After all, Korver has a little bit of first-hand experience with a fractured proboscis.  (Read more at
Via Fox Sports
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The Atlanta Hawks Introduce Their CEO 2 Chainz

Earlier this month, the Atlanta Hawks excitedly announced that they will be celebrating “T.R.U. to Atlanta” night on March 27th. The night is essentially a 2 Chainz concert with some Hawks-Heat basketball acting as intermission. 2 Chainz will perform three times throughout the night, beginning with a pregame show which will lead into a special Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

About a Win: Spurs 114, Hawks 95

Sunday was a matchup between two of the top five passing teams in the NBA, as the Atlanta Hawks (2nd in passing with 25.4 Assists Per Game) hosted the San Antonio Spurs (4th in passing with 24.3 APG). Though the Hawks were the team with four 2015 NBA-All Stars, it was the Spurs who came […]
Via Project Spurs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Why Mike Budenholzer Is The Coach Of The Year

(Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Perhaps no NBA award is harder to give than Coach of the Year. Judging the impact of a coach on a team is something that’s hard for outsiders to do. That being the case, we all try. Judging efficiency and team improvement are some statistical measures that can indicate what a coach...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Players the Hawks Will Need to Rely On Come Playoff Time

Jeff Teague This is an obvious one.  The Hawks’ guard play is going to have to be very good if they are going to fend off playoff teams and make a deep run.  Teague is going to have to play good offense and good defense for the Hawks to both score points and fend off opposing teams’ guards – who will be talented. Kyle Korver If the Hawks want to make a deep run they...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hawks are Cool … and Contenders

It’s always difficult to buck the trend, go against the grain, or choose your own parallel to that cliche statement. In high school, for example, there are the cool kids (i.e. jocks, cheerleaders, kids who can get beer with an older sibling’s fake ID) and the not so cool kids (i.e. band members, chess club people, “emo” types, etc.). Some of us are the first part of that...
Via Total Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawks pregame tribute to Dominique Wilkins

The Atlanta Hawks went all out on Friday to honor Dominique Wilkins, and one of the most entertaining aspects of the tribute was a pregame projection tribute. You can watch the entire tribute above and prepare to be mesmerized by the great 3-D graphics which were projected on the hardwood. Very cool stuff from the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 days 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...
27 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 reports that Rondo is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 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
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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