The Cavs came into the game just after shaking up the entire NBA with a virtual house cleaning. They traded away several players including former All stars D. Wade and Isaiah Thomas. The Cavaliers were now like Atlanta. Playing with team full of players that no one knew. The good sized crowd seemed distracted. The … Continue reading #Hawks vs #Cavs – #Lebron Triple Double, #KyleKorver has huge night in 123-104 win
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 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
In the 2014-15 regular season, the Atlanta Hawks were one of the best teams in the NBA winning 60 games, and reaching the Eastern Conference finals for the 1st time in team history. So after such a great season you do what you can to shore up your holes and try again in 2016. Right? … Continue reading The destruction of a champion: Atlanta #Hawks go from contender to pretender
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 may have in #TimHardawayJr , the next great #NBA Sixth man. His improved play has been outstading the last two months He's been red hot in the Hawks last 10 games, averaging over 17 Pts per contest. This includes 33 in a big road win vs the Rockets and 36 in a tough loss … Continue reading Could #Hawks #TimHardawayJr be the next great #NBA Sixth man
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 ?