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
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
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?
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