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Hawks-Nets Preview

Al Horford says the Atlanta Hawks have been "playing on the edge" while trying to recapture the form that keyed their climb atop the Eastern Conference. The Brooklyn Nets only hope they can get back into the series at home before the so-far underwhelming top seed finds its way. With their banged-up frontcourt showing signs of progress, the Hawks aim to play more like the club that...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

'Junkyard Dog' Carroll finally makes his mark with the Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) When DeMarre Carroll is having one of those nights where the shots just won't fall, like Game 2 of the playoffs, he doesn't get down on himself. He knows there's so many other ways he can help the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks, whether it's playing shutdown defense, banging for a rebound or diving to the floor to grab a loose ball. Besides, Carroll knows a thing or two about...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Childress On The Lowest Points Of His NBA Career

Josh Childress has had one of the more interesting professional basketball careers in recent memory. After a very promising college career, Josh was drafted with the sixth overall pick in the 2004 NBA draft by the Atlanta Hawks. After playing for the Hawks for several years, Josh went to play professional basketball in Greece in Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Fan Gets Clever With Pizza

As a pizza loving New Yorker, I can get behind this. With a nod to their playoff opponent in Brooklyn, here is New York style pizza made into an Atlanta Hawks logo: We are ready for the @ATLHawks #TrueToAtlanta pic.twitter.com/AelHK7RhHx — Bert Hawks (@bertbrantley) April 22, 2015 That’s pretty clever. Who doesn’t love pepperoni, right? And here’s the finished product after...
Via Food and Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ressler-Grant Hill Group Finalizing Purchase Of Hawks

A group led by Antony Ressler that also includes Grant Hill are progressing on a deal to purchase the Atlanta Hawks. The purchase price is believed to be less than $1 billion. The Hawks became available for purchase earlier this season. Ressler has made his fortune in private equity.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks forgot all about Jeff Teague in their promo T-shirt giveaway

The Atlanta Hawks are one of the best teams in the NBA at the whole fan experience thing, so it was a little odd when the team didn't offer some sort of promotional clothing giveaway before Game 1. As Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution first reported, however, a giveaway was planned and ready to go. There was just one small problem: The promotional T-shirt, which...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Al Horford Will Play in Game 2

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford dislocated his right pinky finger during the team’s Game 1 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday afternoon. Per Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Horford was adamant that he would be available for the second meeting of the first-round series. “I’m playing. I’m playing. I feel fine. I practiced today.” Horford tallied...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN staffer wins $5,000 on $50 Budenholzer bet

Sunny Saini, who according to his Linkedin page, works for ESPN in the research department made quite the bet at the beginning of the NBA season and it paid off big time thanks to the Atlanta Hawks coach. Sunny put down a $5 wager at sportsbook.ag at the beginning of the season for Atlanta Hawks Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks’ Mike Budenholzer wins NBA Coach of the Year

Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY SportsAtlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer, who guided the team to the best regular season in franchise history, is the recipient of the Red Auerbach Trophy as the 2014-15 NBA Coach of the Year, the NBA announced today. Budenholzer received 67 first-place votes from a panel of 130 sportswriters and broadcasters.  Golden State Warriors’ Steve Kerr, who...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Budenholzer named 2015 NBA Coach of the Year

Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer has been named the 2015 NBA Coach of the Year, the league announced Tuesday. Bleacher Report’s Jared Zwerling relayed the news on Twitter. Mike Budenholzer named NBA Coach of the Year. — Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) April 21, 2015   Budenholzer guided the team to a franchise-best 60-22 record, earning the No. 1 seed in the...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Selling Playoffs Tickets Directly Through Twitter

Seven months ago Twitter introduced “Buy” buttons for users of the popular social media network to use whenever they, you guessed it, wanted to buy something directly from their timeline. Although the shopping-enabled tweets have been available for a while now, the Atlanta Hawks are the first major sports team to our knowledge that are using the [&hellip (Visited 2 times...
Via No Coast Bias
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks x Dennis Schröder Hair Tee

Show your support for the high flying Atlanta Hawks and their charismatic back-up point guard Dennis Schröder from Braunschweig, Germany. Who sports a trademark blonde streak in his hair and a umlaut in his last name by coping this awesome adidas tee from the hawksshop.com. The post Atlanta Hawks x Dennis Schröder Hair Tee appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks vs. Brooklyn Nets preview and predictions

After a close race for the last spot in the NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs, the Brooklyn Nets now have the difficult task of stopping the No. 1 seed Atlanta Hawks. There are no signs that suggest the Hawks will have an incredibly difficult time disposing of their opponents. But even with this being said, they know that the Nets are still fully capable of giving them some headaches...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs: Preview and predictions

NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs: Preview and predictions First Round(1) Atlanta Hawks vs. (8) Brooklyn NetsAt 60-22, the Hawks earned the East...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha: Broken leg was caused by police

Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha is claiming that the broken leg he suffered last week while being arrested in New York City was an injury that was inflicted by police. On Tuesday, Sefolosha released a statement indicating he will be pursuing legal action in the wake of the incident. “On advice of counsel, I hope...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha suffers broken leg during arrest

Thabo Sefolosha suffered a season-ending injury the night he was arrested during an incident at a New York club that saw three people stabbed, including Pacers forward Chris Copeland. Sefolosha and Atlanta Hawks teammate Pero Antic were arrested for resisting arrest and making it difficult for officers to set up a crime scene after the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks’ Sefolosha out for rest of the season

The Atlanta Hawks have been on cruise control for awhile now thanks to locking up the No. 1 seed so early. Well, the Hawks bandwagon might have gotten a bit of a jolt with some injury news regarding Thabo Sefolosha: Sources close to Thabo Sefolosha confirm he has suffered a broken ankle and will miss remainder of the season. @ShamsCharania 1st to report. — Kevin Arnovitz...
Via Crossover Chronicles
15 days ago  |  Discuss

#HawksBros Journal: On Atlanta's franchise-record 58th win

The #HawksBros movement is real, as the Atlanta Hawks prepare for playoff armageddon as the East's 1-seed. Because of this, we gave a HawksBro a diary. The post The #HawksBros Journal: On The Atlanta Hawks’ Franchise-Record 58th Win appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Forwards Pero Antic and Thabo Sefolosha Arrested Wednesday Morning

Atlanta Hawks forwards Pero Antic and Thabo Sefolosha were arrested early Wednesday morning in New York City for disorderly conduct. According to the Daily News, the incident stemmed from the melee that lead to Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland being stabbed: Sefolosha, 30, and Antic, 32, refused to move when police tried to set up a crime scene, the sources said. They were charged...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks sign 8-year-old boy with leukemia to one-day contract

In another installment of the kind of story that never gets old, the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday signed Georgia native Lake Bozman, an eight-year-old boy with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, to a one-day contract, per an official team release. Bozman was the recipient of the honor as part of “Bert’s Big Adventure,” a non-profit organization that...Read More The post Atlanta Hawks sign...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Best Plan for Atlanta Hawks in the Playoffs

Before the start of this NBA season, not many would have thought that The Atlanta Hawks would sit atop the standings with the best record in the Eastern Conference and be a contender for an NBA Championship Title. But long behold, this happened to be the case and they are a revelation in the eyes of spectators. But with seven games left and the start of the NBA Playoffs beginning...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Can we envision the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA Finals?

Let’s really, really, really, REALLY think about this for a moment. This entire season, the Atlanta Hawks have raised eyebrows in a way not seen in the NBA in quite..... The post Can We Envision The Atlanta Hawks In The NBA Finals? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
24 days 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: pic.twitter.com/lbsPjT1ozU — 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
Via Next Impulse Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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