Category: Al Horford

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 ...

Al Horford Thought Leaving Tickets For Jameer Nelson In Chicago Was Pretty Funny

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

As the old saying goes "this is why they play the game". The Atlanta Hawks have been pretty much counted out by all the experts in the second round of the NBA playoffs. Many analysts were under the assumption that the Hawks were probably the eighth best team left in ...

The Atlanta Hawks Need A Healthy And Productive Al Horford

Monday, February 14th, 2011

In just his fourth NBA season, Al Horford is emerging as the undeniable leader of the Atlanta Hawks. Already an All-Star, this season he has taken steps to become a vocal leader on and off the court. A week ago he displayed the courage of a leader when he was ...

The Atlanta Hawks Are Off To A Great Start Behind First-Year Head Coach Larry Drew

Friday, November 19th, 2010

After improving the last five consecutive seasons under Mike Woodson, the Atlanta Hawks decided not to re-sign him and go in a different direction after they were swept out of a playoff series for two years in a row.  It wasn’t what he did during the regular season, rather what ...

Mike Woodson and the Atlanta Hawks are Flying High

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

If you were to go back before the start of this NBA season and think of some of the title contenders I bet you didn’t have the Hawks on your short list and I don’t blame you. For so long the Atlanta Hawks have been so bad, but they have ...

Rick Sund: A Draft Pick Will Not Crack Our Top 8

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

A very interesting listen for any Hawks fan with their very opinionated general manager, Rick Sund.  Sund has strong positions on the draft, his free agents, and his current crop of players, especially Al Horford.  Few things that struck me as odd in this interview: First, Sund seems very intent ...

Al Horford Talks About the Celtics, Billy Donovan, and the NCAA Tourney

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Al Horford and the Atlanta Hawks have had unprecedented success (for Atlanta, anyway) in the past few years, and a lot of the media love they receive stems from taking the Boston Celtics to seven games last year in the playoffs. Of course, many folks think the Hawks match up ...

The Atlanta Hawks Have Been Under the Radar All Season Long

Friday, March 6th, 2009

One team that no one is talking about in the NBA this season is the Atlanta Hawks.  They're currently the fourth seed in the East which would give them homecourt advantage in the first round.  They've dealt with injuries to Al Horford and Josh Smith along with a suspect bench, ...