D'Andre Hunter vs Miami Heat (courtesy of Atlanta Hawks/NBA.com) After being blown out in game 1, and down by double digits late in game 2, Atlanta looked like they were not ready for Miami the #1 seed in the East. But in the 4th quarter the Hawks began to show the type play that got … Continue reading Great effort, but Hawks still lose a tough one to the Heat 115-105.
Julio Jones is arguably the best receiver in the NFL. He has set multiple league records in his 8 years of playing. Quickest to reach 9000 career receiving yards. Jones got there in just 95 games. Calvin Johnson needed 102. Antonio Brown and Randy Moss did it in 107. Only Charger Hall of Famer Lance … Continue reading Have we seen the best and last of Julio Jones? #AtlantaFalcons fans hope not.
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 #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 ?