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HAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Cavaliers have 'interest' in trading for Hawks' Kyle Korver

Atlanta's Jeff Teague is at the center of recent trade rumors. Big man Al Horford is also a focus in speculation. Now, swingman Kyle Korver has joined the trade rumors as well.According to ESPN Cleveland, the Cavaliers have "interest" in acquiring Kyle Korver. While there are no suggested deals in place, ESPN's Brian Windhorst suggests that Atlanta may be "selling off pieces" at...
Via Fox Sports
22 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Vucevic makes amazing game-winning shot against Hawks

As the Orlando Magic look to gain ground in the East, Nikola Vucevic is showing that he’s one of the more underrated centers in the league. Today, the Magic hosted the Atlanta Hawks and with the score tied late in the fourth, Vucevic got an opportunity to make a game-winning shot over Al Horford: Nikola Vucevic, everybody! *** Vucevic Game-Winner [BBallBreakdown] Vucevic image...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Al Horford puts Solomon Hill on a poster

Check out this dunk from Al Horford! AL HORFORD WHAT DID YOU JUST DO?! https://t.co/dhVGpYM2AM — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) February 6, 2016 The post Watch: Al Horford puts Solomon Hill on a poster appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Millsap, Horford pace Hawks past Pacers 102-96

ATLANTA (AP) Paul Millsap scored 24 points, Al Horford added 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks won their third straight game with a 102-96 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night. Paul George finished with 31 points for Indiana, which has lost 17 of its last 19 regular-season matchups in Atlanta. Millsap scored 14 of the Hawks' first 24 points and finished 10 for 14 from...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks still listening to offers for Jeff Teague

With the Atlanta Hawks struggling through injuries and average play, the front office continues to listen to offers for point guard Jeff Teague. Many have penciled in the Hawks as a team ready to hit the restart button with the Feb. 18 NBA trade deadline on approach, which makes sense given the fact they sit third in the Eastern Conference with a 5-5 record over their last 10 games...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bazed but not confused: Why Bazemore is in for a payday

The D-League is the purgatory of professional basketball, and while some have emerged from it with a long-term, guaranteed NBA contracts, most don't. In fact, this year only seven percent of the league's 204 players have played for an NBA team. Whether these players stick on their team's roster and ultimately receive a contract is a different story. The majority of D-League call...
Via The Sports Quotient
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hardaway, Scott lead Atlanta Hawks in rout of 76ers, 124-86

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mike Scott led a balanced attack with 13 points apiece and the Atlanta Hawks coasted to a 124-86 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. All 13 players scored and eight finished in double-figures for Atlanta, which swept the three-game season series with an average winning margin of 29 points. The Hawks have won two straight...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Will The Atlanta Hawks move Al Horford?

The Atlanta Hawks have a real dilemma regarding star center Al Horford. The Hawks are currently in fifth place in the Eastern Conference standings, but are only half a game out of the third and fourth spots. In other words, they’re in contention to win the East and make it to the NBA Finals. Some analysts believe the Hawks are “at a crossroads” regarding whether they should...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks expected to field offers for Al Horford

The 2016 NBA Trade Deadline is drawing closer, and the Atlanta Hawks are slowly emerging as a potential seller. Not even franchise staple Al Horford can escape the rumor mill. According to Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports, the organization is capable of offering Horford a big-money contract this summer but hasn’t ruled out shipping him elsewhere. “The Hawks can put together...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Willing To Engage With Teams On Al Horford Trade

The Atlanta Hawks are expected to listen to offers for Al Horford before the Feb. 18th deadline. Horford has enjoyed playing for the Hawks but he's expected to explore free agency. “Obviously, my focus right now is on the season, the team and the things I need to do," Horford told Yahoo Sports. "That’s kind of where I am going to leave it.” As a Spanish speaker, Horford could...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue has ironic quote about Kevin Love All-Star game snub

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is upset about Kevin Love not being selected for the NBA All-Star Game, but in making Love’s case, he stated an argument that might make his predecessor a bit bitter. Love is averaging a double-double this season for a winning team, and Lue believes those credentials should get Love into the game. But oh, the irony in this case he made: “I just thought...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Millsap listed as probable with left ankle sprain

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap is listed as probable for Sunday's game at Miami with a left ankle sprain. Millsap hurt his ankle in the second quarter of Thursday's loss at Indiana when he stepped on another player's foot. He did not play in the second half and finished with a season-low four points. The Hawks say X-rays were negative. Millsap leads the Hawks...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks have options at trade deadline with Tiago Splitter

By now, folks have heard all about how the Atlanta Hawks might be sellers at the NBA trade deadline with names such as Jeff Teague and Al Horford popping up, but a new name just joined them—Tiago Splitter. Splitter is quite the interesting chess piece for the Hawks, who might decide to stand pat or absolutely blow things up before the Feb. 18 deadline. Sitting at 27-20 and third...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks have discussed trading Jeff Teague

The Atlanta Hawks have reportedly discussed trading point guard Jeff Teague. According to Yahoo’s Chris Mannix, a Teague trade is one option for the Hawks. As @WojVerticalNBA and I discuss on his podcast: Keep an eye on Atlanta before the trade deadline. Hawks been discussing Jeff Teague w/teams — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixYS) January 27, 2016 Teague has grown into a valuable...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks soliciting offers for Jeff Teague

The Atlanta Hawks need an upgrade to compete for a championship this season, and their long-term outlook is a question mark because Jeff Teague and other key players’ contracts will expire within the next two years. Chris Mannix of Yahoo! Sports notes the franchise has been soliciting offers for Teague and backup point guard Dennis Schröder. Hawks had been soliciting offers...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue: Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love to focus less on their brand

It remains to be seen just how much power new Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue will have in the locker room after the team fired David Blatt last week. What we do know is that Lue, who played 11 years in the NBA, isn’t afraid to talk to the press about his team’s current situation. Even prior to coaching his first game with Cleveland, Lue had some interesting remarks...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Hawks trade Al Horford before NBA trade deadline?

Dwight Howard gets the headlines as the big man propelling toward unrestricted free agency in July, but observers might want to keep an eye on Al Horford of the Atlanta Hawks ahead of the Feb. 18 NBA trade deadline. What’s that? The Hawks are third in the Eastern Conference at 27-19? While impressive, the Atlanta front office has the long-term outlook to think about and this version...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov throws down a ridiculous alley-oop

With coaching changes and the current state of The Big Three taking most of the headlines in “The Land”, we tend to forget about the “Ivan Drago” of the Cleveland Cavaliers in Timofey Mozgov. (Unless he’s getting dunked on.) On Monday, he gave us a reminder of his presence. Late in the 3rd quarter of the Cavs’ matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Matthew Dellavedova...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron unsure why Tyronn Lue wants to play up-tempo

LeBron James has sounded off on his new coach’s first major directive since getting the job. Tyronn Lue wants the Cavaliers playing a more up-tempo style of basketball, and while James doesn’t exactly sound sure as to why – the Cavaliers played slower under David Blatt and had success with it – he’s going along with it. “I don’t know. We don’t know,” James said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue calls out LeBron, Cavs for being out of shape

Tyronn Lue did not pull his punches in his first postgame press conference as Cavaliers coach. Following Cleveland’s loss to the Bulls on Saturday, Lue questioned whether the team was in adequate physical shape. “I just don’t think we’re in good enough shape. Early we want to push it, wanted to open the floor, and early I think we did that, but I think we just dropped...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Paul Millsap hits Thabo Sefolosha with a beautiful pass for easy two

The Hawks had great ball movement on this play and Millsap effortlessly hit Sefolosha with a great touch pass for an easy two. Millsap is having another underrated season for the Hawks averaging 18.4 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 3.5 apg and 1.3 bpg. Paul Millsap out here just dropping dimes https://t.co/tOTk3a365n — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) January 17, 2016 The post Watch: Paul Millsap hits...
Via Crossover Chronicles
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawks' Paul Millsap posterizes John Henson

The Milwaukee Bucks won the game but they definitely lost this battle…. Dunk of the Year candidate? Here it is again in case you missed it: pic.twitter.com/F6qpMY6SAG — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) January 16, 2016   Cue up the poster!
Via Crossover Chronicles
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Hawks really, really love to play Uno

Don’t mess with the Atlanta Hawks and their love for Uno. In a great feature written by Scott Cacciola of the New York Times, the Hawks seriousness and passion for the card game is on full display. Select members of the team including Kent Bazemore, Kyle Korver, Dennis Schroeder, Thabo Sefolosha, Jeff Teague and Al Horford play the game when they’re on a flight. The group...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Sefolosha, NBA leaders speak out on player safety

While the NFL’s concussion crisis highlights the league’s problem with keeping its players safe on the field, recent incidents in the NBA indicate that there could be an issue in keeping its players safe away from the court. Roughly 10 days after New York Knicks forward Derrick Williams was robbed of $750,000 worth of jewelry from his NYC home in what appeared to be a targeted...
Via The Comeback
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

How the Hawks' draft decisions are undermining their run

The comparisons between the Atlanta Hawks and the San Antonio Spurs were inevitable as soon as Mike Budenholzer was hired. Gregg Popovich's longtime assistant had been hired by another guy with San Antonio roots (Danny Ferry) to install a system based on spreading the floor and moving the ball that got the most out of guys that other teams had given up on (DeMarre Carroll). The Hawks...
Via RealGM - NBA
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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