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Cavs' Kevin Love cleared to travel with team

Kevin Love has raised a few eyebrows over the last few weeks as the power forward has not been present for Cleveland Cavalier away games despite the presence of fellow injured teammates Kyrie Irving and Anderson Varejao. As it turns out, all of the consternation and rumor generating was (surprise!) all for naught as Love had not been cleared to travel—at least until today. From...
Via Waiting For Next Year
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Al Horford’s Sister Gets Salty After Ejection, Game Three Loss

Al Horford's sister, Anna, went off on everyone in sight after Al's ejection and the Hawks' Game Three loss to Cleveland.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs vs. Hawks Game 3: Behind the Box Score

Atlanta Hawks – 111 Cleveland Cavaliers – 114 Cavs lead series 3-0 Box Score It’s so easy to be a cynic these days. We now have the ability to greet every asserted truth — no matter how slight or insignificant — with skepticism and have the means to support that skepticism. It’s never been easier to make someone look like an fool. Exhibitions of sentimentality or...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Hawks' Mike Scott makes mental mistake late in loss to Cavs

People have brain farts all the time. Ideally they would happen in the comfort of one's home where no one else is witness to it, but sadly they usually occur in public or at work where plenty of people will feel the need to ask you stupid questions like "WTF?" and "Are you an idiot?" and my personal favorite "What the hell where you thinking?"Like Mike Scott as this ball bounces...
Via FatManWriting
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LeBron's triple-double leads Cavs to win in OT thriller

Cleveland Cavaliers guard LeBron James may have missed his first 10 shots, including all nine in the first quarter. Kyrie Irving might have been sitting out for the second consecutive game. At the end of the night, it didn’t matter. Riding yet another awe-inspiring overall performance from a hobbled James, Cleveland defeated the Atlanta Hawks 114-111 in overtime to take a 3-0...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Big shots at end of game by LeBron lead Cavs to victory in game three

The Atlanta Hawks played a gutsy game three but ultimately it came down to LeBron James hitting two clutch shots with the game on the line that gave the victory in game three to the Cleveland Cavaliers… Huge three by LeBron #NBAPlayoffs #Cavs — Crossover Chronicles (@crossoverNBA) May 25, 2015 LeBron put #Cavs up by 3 #nbaplayoffs
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Al Horford Ejected For ‘Elbow Drop’, Hawks Lose Game Three

Al Horford of the Atlanta Hawks was ejected form Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals after dropping an elbow.
Via Gamedayr
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Al Horford ejected for elbow drop on Matthew Dellavedova (Video)

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford was ejected from Game 3 of Sunday night's Eastern Conference Finals against Cleveland with a flagrant 2 foul after dropping an elbow on Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova.Horford and Dellavedova got tangled up going for a rebound during the first half. Dellavedova ended up falling down and rolling into Holford's leg, leading Horford to drop the elbow...
Via Holdout Sports
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WATCH: Al Horford ejected for elbowing Matthew Dellavedova

By Kevin Causey. At the end of the second quarter, Al Horford was assessed a flagrant two foul and ejected for this play. In case you missed it, Al Horford was thrown out for this… — (@SportsTalkATL) May 25, 2015 There is a lot of debate as to whether he was ejected for the intent or the actual content of the elbow as well as...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Kyle Korver ruled out for remainder of playoffs

Atlanta Hawks shooting guard Kyle Korver will miss the remainder of the NBA playoffs and will undergo further tests on his right ankle injury that will determine if surgery is necessary. Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is first to report the news of Korver who left Friday night’s Game 2 with an ankle injury. BREAKING: Kyle Korver is OUT for the remainder...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Coach Gives Delusional Comment After Game Two Loss

Atlanta's Kent Bazemore gave the most delusional comment following the team's Game Two loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Playoffs: Hawks vs Cavs game three preview

The Atlanta Hawks have now dug themselves a hole in the Eastern Conference Finals series with the Cleveland Cavaliers. In both games, the Cavaliers were the better team and had beaten their opponents by a sizeable margin each game. So with this 2-0 series lead in favor of the Cavs, the Hawks need to elevate their play if they want to come back. Here are some things to watch out for...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs beat Hawks without Kyrie Irving, take 2-0 lead

ATLANTA — LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference final even without injured star Kyrie Irving, routing the Atlanta Hawks 94-82 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead with the series heading to Ohio. The Cavaliers made it a blowout with a dominating third quarter. James scored 11 points, the Hawks shot just 32 percent (7 of...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Carroll will be game-time decision for Game 2

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll took part in shootaround Friday morning but is still questionable for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Coach Mike Budenholzer said Carroll's status would be a game-time decision. The practice was closed to the media, but Carroll's knee was heavily wrapped and he walked with a slight limp on his...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite injury, several teams reportedly ready to pursue DeMarre Carroll in free agency

The Game 1 injury to Atlanta Hawks wing DeMarre Carroll was terrifying for a lot of reasons, most of all because of the short- and long-term ramifications that reverberated from the spot Carroll fell on the Philips Arena floor. Yes, Atlanta's championship dreams were doomed if Carroll's injury were serious, but this was bigger than that. With his stellar play this season and the...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks fan cries while meeting Shaquille O'Neal (Video)

A female Atlanta Hawks fan broke down in tears while meeting Shaquille O’Neal after Wednesday night’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Shaq used her phone to take a picture with her and gave her a big kiss on the cheek during a commercial break in TNT's Inside the NBA postgame show. As Shaq's colleagues teased him about it when they returned from the break, Shaq joked...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron dominates as Cavaliers take Game 1 of East Finals

After putting up yet another great performance on Wednesday night, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is three wins away from earning his fifth consecutive trip to the NBA Finals. Leading Cleveland past the Atlanta Hawks 97-89 in Game 1, James scored 31 points, added eight rebounds and dished out six assists. Tying Stephen Curry for the most three-pointers in a single game...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawks fan cries after getting kiss from Shaq

One particular Hawks fan in attendance for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals at Philips Arena really wanted to meet Shaquille O’Neal. Wednesday was her lucky night, as the fan was given the opportunity to snap a selfie with Shaq after the game during Inside the NBA. The seven-footer even surprised her with a kiss. The fan was so excited that she burst into tears.  ...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarre Carroll suffers knee injury during Game 1

DeMarre Carroll suffered what appeared to be a serious knee injury during the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals Wednesday against the Cavaliers. Carroll was driving to the basket and picked up his dribble as he headed to the hoop with about four minutes left in the game. It’s unclear whether...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaquille O'Neal plants kiss on Ernie Johnson on Hawks kiss cam (Video)

Shaquille O'Neal planted a big kiss on fellow TNT NBA analyst Ernie Johnson while captured on the Atlanta Hawks "Kiss Cam" at Wednesday night's Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.It happened during a timeout late in the second quarter. The Hawks posted this Vine with the caption "It's a perfect match!"H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks vs. Cavaliers: How the regular season went

​ Yesterday, I looked at how the Rockets and Warriors matched up against one another this regular season, with the caveat that regular season performance carries over only so much into the postseason, even in the case a dominant performance like Golden State’s 4–0 regular season sweep of Houston. The same caveat applies as we look to the Eastern Conference Finals, featuring...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Warriors-Hawks the best potential NBA Finals matchup?

The other day, I was asked who I would pay to watch play on the Atlanta Hawks. The answer was no one. There is not one individual I would pay..... The post Is Warriors-Hawks The Potential Finals Matchup That’s Best For Basketball? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Eastern Conference Finals preview

The Eastern Conference Finals matchup is set, and we can all finally stop playing the “what if?” game. This is how is was supposed to be, the number one seed Atlanta Hawks will face the number two seed Cleveland Cavaliers in a seven game series to decide which team will represent the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals. Lebron James is getting ready to play in his fifth consecutive...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Horford's putback gives Hawks Game 5 win over Wizards

Following a Paul Pierce three pointer, the Washington Wizards held an 81-80 lead with eight seconds remaining. That was enough time for the Atlanta Hawks to respond and thanks to Al Horford, they did. Hawks guard Dennis Schroder went one-on-one with Wizards guard John Wall, who returned to the lineup after missing three games with a fractured left hand. Wall allowed Schroder position...
Via KCM Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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