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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
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Childress Explains How Easily Some NBA Players Can Go Broke

Josh Childress’s basketball journey has allowed him to see and experience a lot over his professional career, from being drafted by the Atlanta Hawks, to playing in Greece, to returning to the NBA for stints with the Suns, Nets, Wizards and Pelicans to going back overseas to play in Australia. Josh’s journeys gave him some Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Top seed Hawks look to recapture form after sluggish ending

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks spent the past month doing little more than warming up for the playoffs. Now it's time to get real again. After setting a franchise record for wins and claiming the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, the Hawks host Brooklyn on Sunday to open the playoffs. Atlanta (60-22) goes in as an overwhelming favorite against the Nets (38-44), a team that slipped...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hawks To Choose Between Raptors And Bulls Tonight

The Atlanta Hawks will almost certainly get to decide who they will face in the second round of the NBA playoffs on the last day of the regular season. A loss to the Bulls puts Chicago in third place and headed to a second round matchup with the Cavs. A Hawks win likely hands the Raptors third and puts the Hawks on a collision course with the Bulls in round two.
Via Pro Bball Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha: Season-ending injury was caused by police

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha said Tuesday that the injuries sustained during his arrest last week in New York were inflicted by the police. Sefolosha suffered a broken right fibia and ligament damage at the scene of his arrest early Wednesday morning. He will have surgery this week and will miss the remainder of the season, including the...
Via Sports-Glory
3 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Atlanta Hawks Resting Starters Against Washington Wizards

The Atlanta Hawks have already clinched home-court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs, so the final games of the 2014-15 regular season mean very little to the team. Consequently, Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has elected to rest all five of his starters Sunday against the Washington Wizards, per Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Hawks will...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Antic: We weren't with Copeland at time of stabbing

ATLANTA -- Pero Antic says he and Atlanta Hawks teammate Thabo Sefolosha were not with Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland when Copeland was stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub. Antic and Sefolosha were at the scene early Wednesday. They were charged with obstructing authorities and disorderly conduct and were released without bail. Antic, speaking for the first time Friday about...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach of the Year: Steve Kerr or Mike Budenholzer?

Photo by Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports The battle for Coach of the Year in the NBA has been a two-man race since before the All-Star break. On numerous occasions, the Coach of the Year award has been given to the coach of the team with the best record, regardless of whether the guy actually did a great coaching job. In the last 15 years, it’s happened with Mike Brown,...
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thabo Sefolosha out for season with broken leg

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha has been diagnosed with a fractured tibia and will miss the remainder of the regular season and playoffs, reports RealGM. According to the report, Sefolosha sustained the injury while resisting arrest outside a New York City nightclub early Wednesday morning.  Sefolosha was arrested along with teammate Pero...
Via Sports-Glory
7 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
7 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
9 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
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap to miss two games with mild shoulder sprain

The Hawks have been healthier than most teams, for which they must be thankful. Atlanta is one of three teams that boasts a starting lineup which has appeared in more than 50 games this season. Unlike the Clippers (Blake Griffin) and Warriors (Andrew Bogut), Atlanta hasn’t lost a starter for any extended period of time. Only the Clippers (1,119 minutes) have relied upon their...
Via Crossover Chronicles
10 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
14 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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Kyle Korver score 11 points in 65 seconds (Video)

Kyle Korver went all Reggie Miller on the unfortunate Milwaukee Bucks Monday night, and it was awesome. During 65-second span in the third quarter of the Hawks’ 101-88 win over the Bucks, Korver made four consecutive shots, including three 3-pointers. One three was from way downtown, another came in transition while he was wide open,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days 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...
Via NESN.com
20 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
20 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
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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