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
Atlanta had Rich Homie Quan as the entertainment, but not much else. The Hawks looked nothing like the team that had 60 wins last season. Lack of rebounding and terrible 3pt defense were the main problems. Former UGA standout Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was virtually unstoppable hitting 4 of his first 5 three pointers.He finished as game … Continue reading #ATLHawks struggle in season opener, lose to Pistons 106-94
For most of the year the Hawks thrilled Atlanta basketball fans, and won new ones around the country. Their crisp passing, scrambling defense, and deadly bombs away 3 point shooting truly made Philipps Arena live up to it's nickname 'The Highlight Factory' For one dazzling month the Atlanta Hawks even did something NO other NBA … Continue reading Whimsical Season ends with whimper. Hawks crushed 118-88 as Cavs complete Conference Finals sweep
The Hawks unleash a blistering 24-3 run late in the 4th quarter to erase a 7 pt Orlando Magic lead to beat them 95-83. After a poor start and 2 1/2 uninspired quarters, the Hawks went back to playing their brand of basketball: Active hands & communication on defense, hot shooting from behind the arc, … Continue reading Hawks win. Answer critics and panic stricken fans with Fierce 4th Qtr vs Magic
The Atlanta Hawks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-97 in front of a SRO crowd at home. Phillips Arena was electric for the arrival of Lebron James and the public unveiling of the statue of Hawk legend Dominique Wilkins In the end is was a tale of 3 N;s 'Nique week, (Atlanta) Night Life, and New … Continue reading Hawks win over Cavs a tale of 3 “N” s
Valentines Day weekend 2015 it's about Love and Basketball. The All Star Game weekend, College Basketball hurtling again towards March Madness, tributes to 2 of it's greatest coaches in their passing share the spotlight with a holiday known for love and romance. Love-College Basketball. Where athletes at smaller schools play more for ties to teammates, compete … Continue reading Love and Basketball: Valentines Day Weekend 2015