Yes San Antonio did not have their best player Kawhi Leonard or veteran Manu Ginobli the ageless wonder. But Atlanta's 102-99 win over the Spurs is still noteworthy because of the way they won. The Hawks finally closed out a tight game in which they led late. Dennis Schroder made the type plays you expect … Continue reading #Hawks find the clutch gene in win over #Spurs
Another night of NBA basketball, another tough loss at Philips Arena by the Atlanta Hawks. This time it was to the Cleveland Cavaliers 121-114. (Photos-Hawks.com) This is a very frustrating team to watch. The team plays well in spurts, but can't finish and close out games The Hawks do not have a real clutch shooter, … Continue reading #Atlanta loses to Cleveland at home 121-114. Are #Hawks – Loveable or Losers?
Atlanta has traded C Dwight Howard to the Charlotte Hornets just 2 days before the 2017 NBA Draft. Click HERE for the ESPN story. This means the Hawks are going to launch #Hawks2020 The goal - build a team that can realistically compete for an NBA title by 2020. The Hawks are looking to … Continue reading #DwightHoward trade signals beginning of #Hawks2020
The 2016-17 season started out with great promise for the #Hawks as they jumped out to a 9-2 start. This opening stretch included back to wins vs the Rockets at home, and the Cavs on the road. Coach Bud seemed to have the perfect setup. The first team liked to get the ball inside with … Continue reading #Hawks must choose style to define team, and win consistently
The #AtlHawks looked like they were on their way to a hard fought victory over the Indiana Pacers. They had a 96-90 lead with less the 2 minutes to go, a 96-94 lead AND the ball with about 30 seconds. But it was all for nought as the Pacers Glenn Robinson III hit a 3 … Continue reading #AtlHawks blow last minute lead, lose to #Pacers at home
The trade for 76ers big man Ersan Ilyasova for injured Tiago Splitter and two 2nd round draft picks got ho hums from most of Atlanta sports talk radio. Looking a little closer though it seems like Atlanta may have made a decent deal. When the Hawks were reshaping the team for 2016-17 the thought was … Continue reading Do #Hawks get #Horford replacement with 76ers #Ilyasova ?
#Celtics Al Horford returns to #Atlanta and leaves with win over #Hawks 103-101. Horford did not have his best night stat wise. He had 10 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. But teammates Kely Olynyk and Isaiah Thomas had 26 and 28 points respectively. Thomas getting his last with 2.4 seconds left to get the … Continue reading #Celtics Al Horford returns to #Atlanta and leaves with win over #Hawks