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Dahntay Jones Says There is No Bad Blood Between Him and Kobe Bryant

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Only twice since leaving Duke can I remember Hawks guard Dahntay Jones being relevant in the NBA and creating headlines. Both involved a dirty play against Kobe Bryant. The first was in the Western Conference Finals between the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Lakers. Jones intentionally tripped Bryant as ...

Al Horford Says the Hawks Are Staying Focused Amongst All the Trade Rumors

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

The NBA's trade deadline is Thursday afternoon. One name that continues to pop up in numerous rumors is Atlanta forward Josh Smith. At one time, the Hawks were one of the four best teams in the Eastern Conference with a core of Joe Johnson, Al Horford and Josh Smith. Those days are ...

Al Horford Is Already Keeping an Eye on the Standings

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

It is a really good time to be an Atlanta Hawk. Atlanta is 9-4 on the young season, they are currently riding a six game winning streak and they have taken advantage of a pretty easy schedule to start the season. It's been even better for Al Horford. After an ...

Lou Williams Signs With Hometown Atlanta Hawks

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

This offseason, the Atlanta Hawks have decided to give their franchise a makeover.  Danny Ferry, the recently hired new General Manager,  made some huge moves to change up a roster that was stuck in neutral. Gone is the former face of the franchise, Joe Johnson, who was sent to Brooklyn. ...

Danny Ferry Explains Why He Was Attracted to the Hawks

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

After yet another postseason run that ended too early, the Hawks decided to make some changes this offseason. How drastic the changes become will be up to the new general manager and President of Basketball Operations, Danny Ferry. On one hand the Hawks have consistently made playoff trips with their ...

Larry Drew on Hawks Game 1 Win despite Joe Johnson’s 11-point effort: “That says a lot about the character of this team.”

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

The Atlanta Hawks rode a 31-point first quarter and never looked back in their Game 1 win over the Boston Celtics, 83-74. Joe Johnson may have only had 11 points, but the Hawks never backed down even during the Celtics surge in the 4th quarter. Rajon Rondo has now been suspended ...

Joe Johnson: “Our main concern is getting home-court advantage honestly”

Friday, April 20th, 2012

It seems like every year the Atlanta Hawks are stuck in the same place: No man’s land. They’re a very talented and deep group that is capable of playing with any team in the NBA on a nightly basis, but when it comes to a seven game series, their flaws ...

Larry Drew: “We have to go up to Boston and return the favor. It won’t be easy.”

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

A lockout shortened NBA season is coming down the home stretch, and playoff spots three though eight in the Eastern Conference are up for grabs. The Atlanta Hawks over the past few seasons have made their way to the dance, but have barely made any noise in the first round. This ...

Jamal Crawford Remains Optimistic That NBA Basketball Will Be Played This Year

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Jamal Crawford could have gone overseas by now, but says he's still waiting to getting a better sense for whether there will be an NBA season this year or not. Crawford says he's been offered good deals in Europe, but doesn't want to make that leap until he virtually knows ...

NBA Playoffs 2011: Hawks Look To Follow Up Impressive Game 4 Performance With Road Win Against Bulls in Game 5 Tuesday Night

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Could Tuesday night's NBA playoffs action possibly take us one huge step closer towards the NBA's worst nightmare, the Atlanta Hawks advancing to the NBA Finals? Well, we're a long way from that materializing obviously, but after Sunday night's Game 4 win over the Chicago Bulls, the Hawks are positioned ...