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
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
Is Lavar Ball following in the footsteps of Earl Woods and Richard Williams? Or is he an over the top version of a parent's ego gone wild trying to grab glory through their child? The Williams and Woods kids were good, really good. Child prodigies. Each man had no problem letting you know it. What we really … Continue reading Keeping Your Eyes On The Ball (@Lavarbigballer) – Egomaniac or good parenting?
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
@GTMBB stuns 9th ranked #UNC 75-63 to start the @GTJoshPastner era with huge #ACC win. Josh Pastner arrived on the Ga Tech campus in Atlanta to mixed reviews. Some who followed his career at Memphis felt his teams under performed while he was there. Many here in Atlanta however felt the young former Arizona star … Continue reading GT Mens Basketball starts Pastner era in ACC with upset of No.5 #UNC
The Atlanta Hawks have been a bit of enigma this year so far. They won 7 of their 1st 8 games to soar to the top of Eastern Division. Since then they have been inconsistent and played under .500. They won back to back games, lost 3 straight and now have won 3 in a … Continue reading #Hawks win 3rd straight. Home tonight for #TrailBlazers and #Sliento concert