Young and Harden make history in #Hawks loss to #Rockets

After seeing the Hawks lose to the Rockets by 47 points, 158-111 in Houston the question was could Atlanta stay close when they hosted them at State Farm Arena Mon night. For the last 3 quarters the young Hawks played  one of their best defensive games of the year. They held the Rockets to 77 … Continue reading Young and Harden make history in #Hawks loss to #Rockets

Collins and Young shine but #AtlHawks lose another tough one at home

The San Antonio Spurs are playing for their playoff lives in the ultra competitive NBA Western division. Their opponent the Atlanta Hawks are (not) playing for a lottery pick. A mismatch? A blowout? Nope. Atlanta lead by their 2 young stars John Collins and Trae Young, plus strong play from their bench kept the game … Continue reading Collins and Young shine but #AtlHawks lose another tough one at home

The Comeback! Baze was ablaze in #Hawks incredible come from behind win vs #Mavs

Picture - hoopsrumors.com   The Atlanta Hawks used a dominating performance by popular G/F Kent Bazemore to win their home opener 111-104 over the stunned Dallas Mavericks. Kent Bazemore had his best game ever scoring a career high 32 points and was electric on both ends of the court.  Taurean Prince chipped in 24 more … Continue reading The Comeback! Baze was ablaze in #Hawks incredible come from behind win vs #Mavs

How the #Hawks can bring #LebronJames to #Atlanta

Lebron James to the Atlanta Hawks?! Why not. The Hawks haven't had a player with super star status since Dominique Wilkins was traded to the Celtics around 25 years ago. But right now Atlanta is in the perfect position to go after the best player in world They have cap space. They can get more … Continue reading How the #Hawks can bring #LebronJames to #Atlanta

#Warriors must win to keep them in conversation as one of #NBA greatest teams

The Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors were the 2 best teams in the NBA on 2018 by a good margin. Yes Toronto won 60 games as they won the East. The Celtics before Kyrie Irving's injury looked dangerous in the East as did San Antonio in the West before they lost All Star … Continue reading #Warriors must win to keep them in conversation as one of #NBA greatest teams

#Hawks find the clutch gene in win over #Spurs

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

#Atlanta loses to Cleveland at home 121-114. Are #Hawks – Loveable or Losers?

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?

#DwightHoward trade signals beginning of #Hawks2020

  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

#Hawks must choose style to define team, and win consistently

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

#AtlHawks blow last minute lead, lose to #Pacers at home

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