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Atlanta Hawks: Grading the offseason

This offseason many fans were expecting the Atlanta Hawks to make a serious push for a big name free agent like Lebron James or Carmelo Anthony. And just like last year when the Hawks failed to lure in Dwight Howard, James and Anthony have signed contracts and the Hawks were left looking at the second tier. That’s not a bad thing as Atlanta has a long term plan and they know what...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Elijah Millsap be the Next P.J. Tucker?

Elijah Millsap, the 26-year-old younger brother of Paul Millsap has been getting looks from NBA teams since he went undrafted in 2010 and hopes to be following a similar track to P.J. Tucker who made multiple trips to Vegas in the summer before landing a job with the Suns. “P.J. Tucker was 27 when he made pro,” Millsap said. “Guys like that are very inspirational and give you hope.”
Via Pro Bball Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Scott Loves Emojis

Atlanta Hawks player Mike Scott can use emojis without picking up his iPhone, can you? While most people only use emojis in conversations, Scott has a way to use the characters when his phone isn’t available: tattoos. Scott gained attention for his tattoos during the Hawks-Pacers series of the 2014 NBA Playoffs. However, the Hawks forward began his unique tattoo trend earlier in...
Via Grandstand University
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ivan Johnson the type of player the Celtics need? Gets ejected from Summer League game, says "I gotta @%*! whoever is in front of me"

One of the last times we saw Ivan Johnson playing regularly in the NBA, he did this..That's right. That is Mr. Johnson flipping off a Celtics fan after a Hawks Game 6 loss back in March of 2012. It was his rookie year, he was fined 25 grand, played one more year in the NBA and then disappeared.UNTIL NOW!!Ivan Johnson is back with avengeance, and he is not a new man. He's...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saying “Really Motherf***er” to a referee got Ivan Johnson ejected from a summer league game (Video)

The NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League is a place for rookies to get some court time with their new teams and a good opportunity for others to impress in hopes of landing a spot on a roster for the upcoming season. Ivan Johnson, formerly of the Atlanta Hawks, most recently played for the Zhejiang Golden […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' sharpshooter Korver competing for spot on Team USA

Two summers ago in London, the United States men's basketball team ran away from the field on its way to an Olympic gold medal, winning each of its eight games by an average of 32.1 points per game. A key statistical factor in the international showcase was the U.S. team's ability to punish opposing defenses from long range. As Olympic head coach Mike Krzyzewski pointed out...
Via Fox Sports South
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Kent Bazemore Signing Grade

Atlanta Hawks: Kent Bazemore Signing  Grade By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 4.2 million dollars Considering Kent Bazemore played for three teams last season, a sense of security was probably high on his priority list when selecting a new club. He started with the Golden State Warriors, a spell that included many assignments with the D-League team...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Atlanta Hawks to sign Kent Bazemore

The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to terms on a deal with free agent guard Kent Bazemore, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports. ESPN sources say Kent Bazemore is headed to the Atlanta Hawks on a two-year, $4 million deal — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 12, 2014 The deal is for two-years and $4 million. Bazemore, 25, came onto the NBA scene in the 2012 summer league with the Golden State...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks ink Sefolosha, waive Salmons as free agency begins

ATLANTA -- With NBA free agency officially under way, the Atlanta Hawks have executed two separate deals to improve the roster and clear up salary-cap space. On Thursday, the Hawks released veteran forward John Salmons, who was acquired in the trade with the Toronto Raptors -- along with a second-round pick in 2015 -- for guard Lou Williams and big man Lucas Nogueira, Atlanta'...
Via Fox Sports South
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Projected Starting 5

Point Guard Jeff Teague- Teague had a good season last year for the Hawks. He had to carry this team to the playoffs. Teague is the future for this Hawks team.Shooting GuardThabo Sefolosha- Thabo was signed by the Hawks a few days ago. He will help out on defense a ton for this team because of his long arms. This was a good move by the Hawks, to sign Sefolosha.Small Forward DeMarre...
Via TopSportsReport
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Speaking With Big Name Free Agent

The Atlanta Hawks have already made one move in free agency, signing swing man Thabo Sefolosha. Despite not having big man Al Horford for much of last season, the Hawks had a nice year, capped with a first round exit where they gave the Indiana Pacers some problems. Nobody is expecting them to make a huge free agent splash, but then again, no one expected them to sign Paul Millsap...
Via Pass The Pill
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha agrees to three-year deal with Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks have been very active with their interest in free agency so far, and they have finally agreed to a deal with one of the players that they were interested in. According to a report from Shams Charania of RealGM, the Hawks have agreed to a three-year, $12 million contract with shooting guard Thabo Sefolosha. Atlanta was concerned with their lack of defense on the...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Free agent targets

The Atlanta Hawks entered this free agency period as one of the most flexible and financially-well constructed teams in the NBA. Atlanta wasn’t content with that and made a trade earlier this week to clear up cap space. The Hawks sent Lou Williams and Lucas Nogueira to the Toronto Raptors for John Salmons and a future second-round pick in a trade finalized on Monday.  Lou Williams...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks showing interest in Nick Young

The Atlanta Hawks have been searching to add some scoring to their bench, and they are beginning to look at one player in particular. According to a report from Dave McMenamin of ESPNLosAngeles.com, the Hawks are beginning to show interest in signing Nick Young. This would be one of the best destinations for Young, as he would be given the green light to shoot at will for the most...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Adreian Payne honors Lacey Holsworth with draft outfit

On a night that has become known for outfits nearly as much as dreams coming true, Adreian Payne made quite the statement on Thursday at the NBA Draft. The story of Payne’s friendship with Lacey Holsworth, a young girl who was diagnosed with cancer Payne met when his Michigan State Spartans visited Sparrow Hospital, has […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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