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
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
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
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
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
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?