2016-17 Atlanta Hawks Season Preview

Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America It’s time. After a whole summer of talking and a little bit of action in the preseason, it’s time for Atlanta Hawks basketball — proper. This Thursday, at Philips Arena, the Hawks tip off their season against the Washington Wizards. And let’s be honest, we have no idea how this Hawks team is going to fare this season in the...
Via Hawks Hoop
1 hour ago

Atlanta Hawks: The GM’s Diss Paul Millsap

GM Survey, Atlanta Hawks Season Preview On this edition of Peachtree Hoops hosts Kris Willis and Phil Naessens discuss all things Atlanta Hawks NBA basketball including; the recent NBA General Manager survey, Dennis Schroder, Jarrett Jack, Will Bynum, Dwight Howard, Paul Millsap, the season opener with the Washington Wizards, Phil believes Boston Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens is...
Via Peachtree Hoops
9 hours ago

Report: Rockets management worked to cut Howard’s minutes

Last season’s Houston Rockets did not work for a whole lot of reasons, and there’s even more evidence of that now. According to Tim MacMahon of ESPN, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, with the support of owner Leslie Alexander, pressured interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff into cutting Dwight Howard’s minutes to give Clint Capela more playing time. The stated priority was to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Atlanta Hawks 2016-17 Season Countdown: Day 4

In this 2016-17 Atlanta Hawks Season Countdown, we will be counting down the days leading up to the Hawks’ first regular season game.   Here at Soaring Down South, we are counting down the days until the Atlanta Hawks 2016-17 season begins. We’ll continue at 4 days until the regular season starts for the Hawks. […] Atlanta Hawks 2016-17 Season Countdown: Day 4 - Soaring Down...
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11 hours ago

Recapping the 2016 Off-Season for the Atlanta Hawks

A detailed description of the moves that the Atlanta Hawks made this off-season from the perspective of the Salary Cap. When the 2015-16 NBA Season ended for the Atlanta Hawks, they had some creative options heading into the off-season. For example, they had the ability to clear a few free agent cap holds and waive some non-guaranteed contracts to clear enough cap space to re-sign...
Via Peachtree Hoops
13 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks set roster for opening night

Here are the 15 players that will make up the Atlanta Hawks roster for opening night. Barring an unexpected move, the Atlanta Hawks' roster is set for opening night of the 2016-17 NBA season. Atlanta requested waivers on point guard Josh Magette on Saturday bringing their roster total to 15 players. The team parted ways with injured point guard Jarrett Jack earlier in the week allieviating...
Via Peachtree Hoops
1 day ago

Hawks GM says team wants to keep Paul Millsap long term

Even though the Atlanta Hawks considered trading Paul Millsap last summer, general manager Wes Wilcox says the team wants to keep the three-time All-Star long term. “Paul is a great professional, and it’s absolutely our goal for Paul to be a Hawk long-term,” Wilcox said in an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution‘s Chris Vivlamore. “It’s as simple as that.”...
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WATCH: 2016 Bluejay Jamboree - Kyle Korver & Doug McDermott

Before leaving Omaha, Kyle Korver & Doug McDermott wanted to share some words about what Creighton and Omaha means to them #BluejayJamboree. 10/21/16
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Al Horford will never be forgotten by Atlanta Hawks community

In 2007, Al Horford was selected with the third pick of the NBA draft by the Atlanta Hawks from the University of Florida. Horford played nine seasons with the Hawks but decided to sign with the Boston Celtics this past offseason, beginning a new chapter of his career. During Horford’s first nine seasons in Atlanta, the Hawks made the playoffs. Always a reliable and consistent...
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WATCH: Mike Budenholzer pregame interview

Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer discusses Kyle Korver's impact on the franchise, and how the Oct. 20, 2016 exhibition game in Omaha came about.
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WATCH: Kyle Korver Pregame Interview (10/20/16)

Former Creighton star Kyle Korver meets the media prior to the Atlanta Hawks exhibition game at CenturyLink Center Omaha on October 20, 2016.
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WATCH: Dwight Howard Gets Angry, Jams At End of Half

Dwight Howard throws down a vicious dunk before halftime against the Bulls.
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WATCH: WATCH: Millsap Defends 4-on-1 Break, Gets Rebound

Paul Millsap was forced to defend four Bulls by himself after a turnover in the backcourt. He not only did it, but grabbed the rebound.
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WATCH: Korver Sizzles In Return To Creighton

Kyle Korver scored 16 points on 6-10 shooting in his return to his alma mater Thursday night.
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Hawks like their new-look lineup with Howard, Schroder

ATLANTA (AP) There was a buzz in the Hawks' locker room after their long-awaited first look at their new starting five together. Clearly, Atlanta's new big man has generated big expectations for the season. The Hawks' final home preseason game on Tuesday night provided the first chance for forward Paul Milsap, who has made three straight All-Star teams, to play beside center...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Budenholzer leveled in collision near team bench

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer was escorted to the locker room late in the first half of Tuesday night's game against New Orleans after being bowled over by Pelicans guard Langston Galloway. The Hawks said Budenholzer was ''OK'' but would not return to the game. It was a bad night for coaches. New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry was sick and unable to join his team...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap involved in car accident

The Atlanta Hawks and star forward Paul Millsap both avoided a scare late on Monday, when he was involved in a car accident. “Hawks superstar Paul Millsap was involved in a serious accident involving a motorcycle — which left his Rolls-Royce smashed up and the bike wedged into the front end,” TMZ reported, adding that “the biker was injured in the wreck and was transported...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Thirty Futures: Atlanta Hawks

Surely, we didn't drive Dwight Howard to Atlanta. He had a meeting with Mike Budenholzer and the front office, the numbers and vision sounded about right, and he signed on. Dwight is from there, after all, and reporters gush about the Hawks' organizational competence. It makes sense that he would have heard a strong pitch, and there weren't max offers coming in from elsewhere, and...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks want fans to lock arms during anthem at home games

The Atlanta Hawks have reacted to what some NBA teams are doing during the national anthem by suggesting fans should get involved in it as well. A handful of NBA teams, including the Boston Celtics, have started to lock arms during the playing of the anthem as the exhibition season has gotten underway. Celtics players and coaches lock arms during national anthem https://t.co...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

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