Hawks Rumors & News

  • Atlanta matches franchise-record winning streak with 110-91 win over Indy

    Peachtree Hoops "The Atlanta Hawks continued their incredible run of positive play on Wednesday, outlasting the Indiana Pacers by a final score of 110-91 to match the franchise record with 14 consecutive victories. Franchise records are nothing to scoff at, and the Atlanta Hawks matched one on Wednesday..." January 22

  • Atlanta's Budenholzer will coach Eastern Conference All-Stars

    NBA.com "The Atlanta Hawks have sparked debate in recent weeks regarding the 2015 All-Star Game in New York next month, with folks wondering if their ensemble style will be sufficiently honored when the East squad’s reserves are chosen by the conference coaches. So what happens? The Hawks wind up being..." January 22

  • Hawks recall Jenkins from D-League

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks recalled John Jenkins from his NBA Development League assignment with Idaho on Tuesday. The move was made after Jenkins played six games with the Stampede on a second D-League assignment. He also had a stint with Fort Wayne earlier this season." January 21

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

    Forbes.com "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21

  • Atlanta pulls away late in 93-82 win over Detroit

    Peachtree Hoops "The Atlanta Hawks did not bring their "A-game" on Monday afternoon, but it was good enough to win their 13th consecutive game by a final margin of 93-82 over the Detroit Pistons. The Atlanta Hawks did not play well on Monday afternoon. It didn't matter. The Hawks won their 13th..." January 20

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    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    In reporting on intriguing free agents, I was told Paul Millsap had longer offer from Hawks but wanted opp to re-up for last big deal at 30.

  • 6d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Hawks have ruled Shelvin Mack OUT for Monday's game vs. Pistons with calf injury. #ATLHawks

  • Four Atlanta Hawks should make NBA All-Star team this season

    CBSSports.com "During the 2005-06 season, the Detroit Pistons were enjoying another spectacular regular season. They were coming off back-to-back NBA Finals appearances with one championship and a roster of complementary players was fueling their success. There wasn't one superstar; rather it was a team effort..." January 18

  • With Hawks, Korver not ‘waiting’ for shots

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Kyle Korver recently gave a little insight into his shooting prowess in the Hawks’ offensive system. Korver ranks first in the NBA in 3-point field goal percentage (.525), second in free-throw percentage (.917), and 22nd in field goal percentage (.506). Among qualifiers, he is the only player in..." January 16

  • Adam Silver emphasizes yet again that Hawks not leaving Atlanta

    Pro Basketball Talk "With the NBA in London — we’re subjecting them to the Knicks vs. Bucks — comes the annual tradition of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver meeting with the media there and answering questions about if the NBA would expand to Europe. But in between that there usually are questions we care about — like..." January 15

  • Atlanta extends streak to 10 straight with win in Boston

    Peachtree Hoops "The Atlanta Hawks continue to impress as they extend their winning streak to 10 straight games with a 105-91 victory over the Boston Celtics. The Atlanta Hawks extend their winning streak to a season-best 10 straight games with a 105-91 win over the Boston Celtics. Atlanta earns the win despite..." January 15

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Horford and Korver won't dress. Sefolosha and Antic will start. #ATLHawks

  • 10d
    Adam Ronis @AdamRonis

    Al Horford (rest) will not play tonight for the #Hawks.

  • Hawks storm past 76ers 105-87 for 9th straight win

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Dominique Wilkins slapped Al Horford on his back during a brief locker room chat and dished out a few kind words. Horford at last had a triple-double to add to his own highlight reel. "Congratulations on your first one, brother," Wilkins said. With Wilkins calling the action from the..." January 14

  • Hawks shoot and steal way past Wizards for eighth straight

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "To look at the Hawks’ 120-89 pole-axing of Washington Sunday and discount the importance of making 16 3-point shots and assisting 34 times would be folly, yet John Wall and the Wizards were unraveled by the Hawks’ defense – again. Sure, the long balls make more highlight reels, but when Jeff..." January 12

  • Hank Aaron in bidding for Hawks

    ESPN.com "Former baseball home run king and Atlanta icon Hank Aaron has joined a group of current owners from the NBA, Major League Soccer and Italian soccer's storied Serie A that is seeking to purchase the Atlanta Hawks, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that the group is spearheaded..." January 12

  • Plan to sell entirety of NBA's Hawks approved

    ESPN.com "The Atlanta Hawks are on the market. In a three-sentence statement, the Hawks' owners announced Thursday that they have unanimously approved a plan to sell all shares of the team. The sale is to include operating rights to Philips Arena, the Hawks' home facility. The announcement was..." January 08

  • Teague, Hawks shoot their way past Grizzlies to win sixth straight

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "If the West is really best, then maybe the Hawks’ 96-86 win over the Grizzlies Wednesday night will stand as premier evidence that Atlanta has one of the NBA’s very best teams. Jeff Teague scored nine of his game-high 25 points in the final four minutes to remain hot, and help the Hawks keep..." January 08

  • NBA affirms Hawks won't leave Atlanta

    SB Nation "The Hawks' ownership change won't cost the city of Atlanta its basketball franchise. With the Atlanta Hawks up for sale, rumors have swirled that new ownership could try to move the team to a different market. However, NBA spokesperson Mike Bass confirmed Wednesday that the league has no..." January 08

  • Several have already expressed interest in buying Hawks

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Atlanta Hawks will officially be on the market in a matter of days, with a 100 percent stake in the franchise available, and several prospective buyers have already expressed an interest. The sale process is in its infancy and financial records won’t be available until the sale is official...." January 07

  • The Atlanta Hawks fly under the radar

    ESPN.com "A few moments after the Atlanta Hawks dispatched the Los Angeles Clippers 107-98 to complete a 3-0 Western swing, coach Mike Budenholzer beelined to the locker of DeMarre Carroll. As the stampede of foreign press filed in (no one from Atlanta’s media outlets made the trip to cover the Eastern..." January 06

  • Atlanta Hawks to Host Tinder Dating Night for Fans

    Bleacher Report "If you’re a single person in the Greater Atlanta area interested in browsing your phone en masse, the Atlanta Hawks have a deal for you. Partnering with the dating application Tinder, the Hawks will host a “Swipe Right Night” for Wednesday’s matchup against the Memphis Grizzlies. Cox Media..." January 05

  • 100 percent of Hawks franchise up for sale

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks are for sale – as in 100 percent of the NBA franchise. According to person familiar with the situation, agreements have been reached between all three ownership groups of the team. Those agreements have been approved by the league. The Washington-based group, led by controlling..." January 02

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Hawks are listing DeMarre Carroll as questionable for Friday's game vs. Jazz on latest injury report. #ATLHawks

  • Hawks ride Millsap and guards past LeBron-less Cavs

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "For all the oddities in Tuesday night’s 109-101 win over the scuffling Cavs, the Hawks may have learned that so long as their backcourt comes to play, they’ll have a shot at beating Cleveland whether LeBron James plays or not. Jeff Teague went for 23 points and 11 assists, Kyle Korver..." December 31

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Al Horford, late scratch due to illness, will not start tonight. Pero Antic will start. #ATLHawks

  • Hawks' Ownership Search Moving Very Slowly

    Real GM Basketball "The Atlanta Hawks' ownership search is moving very slowly, according to a source. The NBA removed Bruce Levenson as owner and he is now selling the Hawks." December 29

  • With win over Hawks, Bucks match win total from last season

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A scrambling, hustling defensive effort put the Milwaukee Bucks in great shape against a streaking Atlanta Hawks team. Add Jared Dudley's uncanny shooting display, the return of center John Henson and a start for point guard Kendall Marshall, and what did you have? It was a..." December 27

  • 29d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Looks like Jeff Teague back in starting lineup. #ATLHawks

  • Carroll leads Hawks past Clippers for fifth straight win

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "There may be few sure things, but if you were to assemble people surprised to see DeMarre Carroll score a career-high 25 points Tuesday, it’s a guarantee that the Hawks’ small forward would not be in the group after Atlanta’s 107-104 win over the Clippers. With the Hawks wallowing in 13-point..." December 24

  • 32d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Hawks have upgraded Jeff Teague to PROBABLE tonight vs. Clippers. Pero Antic QUESTIONABLE. #ATLHawks

  • 33d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Hawks have not issued updated injury report today, meaning Jeff Teague is DOUBTFUL for tonight's game against Mavericks. #ATLHawks

  • Adam Silver on tanking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose'

    ESPN.com "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 21

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Jeff Teague listed as DOUBTFUL for Saturday's game at Rockets. #ATLHawks

  • Hawks crush the Cavs in Cleveland, 127-98

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "This one tops them all. The Hawks clearly got their best win of the season by running the Cavaliers out of their own building in a 127-98 victory Wednesday night. The win proved one thing to be very clear – the Hawks are for real. They are one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference, no..." December 18

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    Bob Finnan @BobCavsinsider

    Jeff Teague out for the Hawks. That's a big blow

  • Atlanta survives in 93-86 win over Chicago

    Peachtree Hoops "The Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks got together on Monday night for a clash of Eastern Conference playoff teams (at least right now), and the home team emerged with a victory. The Hawks nearly led wire to wire, and when the jumbotron flipped to triple zeroes at Philips Arena, Atlanta improved to..." December 16

  • 40d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Pero Antic is out for #ATLHawks vs. Bulls. Third game missed with flu.

  • Hawks play ugly versus Magic, but win ninth straight

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks turned in their worst offensive quarter of the season Friday, and yet they might have crafted as powerful a message as in any game yet this fall. It wasn’t just the barrage of 3-pointers that Paul Millsap and his teammates unleashed while he scored 14 of his 23 points in the second..." December 13

  • Korver leads Hawks over 76ers and eighth straight win

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks were digging the long ball again Wednesday night, and why not? When you’re third in the NBA in 3-point shooting percentage, and writing paychecks to the league’s top gunner and three of its top 25, why not let it fly? Kyle Korver scored 17 points to match Paul Millsap, yet even after..." December 11

  • Hawks hire chief diversity officer

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks named Nzinga Shaw as the organization’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Thursday, a position created following the racial issues that rocked the franchise earlier this year. According to the Hawks, Shaw will be responsible for developing and embedding diversity and inclusion..." December 11

  • Hawks pound Pacers 108-92, win seventh straight

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "For Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford, it was the classic case of taking what was given to him. “They were giving me little shots,” Horford said. “I was missing some, but I was taking them. That’s what it’s all about. I just wanted to stay aggressive and with this team, you just never know who’s..." December 09

  • Millsap pushes Hawks to 6th win in a row, 96-84 over Nuggets

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "As the Hawks kept humming Sunday afternoon on a low-stress work day, it was easy to note that their defense — so often the preferred talking point of coach Mike Budenholzer — was solid in Atlanta’s sixth victory in a row. Denver shot just 36.6 percent in Atlanta’s 96-84 victory, including 31.7..." December 08

  • Evan Turner reached out to Korver after disparaging remark

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Celtics guard Evan Turner reached out to Kyle Korver – via an intermediary – after he blasted the Hawks guard defensive ability in a loss last week. Hawks center Elton Brand, who was a teammate of Turner in Philadelphia for several seasons, said he got a text message from Turner the day after..." December 08

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Hawks will recall Adreian Payne from D-League today and assign Mike Mucala to Fort Wayne. John Jenkins will remain. #ATLHawks

  • Hawks top Heat for fourth win in a row

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks got 43 points, 9 assists and 4 steals from their point guard position on Wednesday night. True, there was some overlap as Jeff Teague played 34 minutes and Dennis Shroeder 22 in a 112-102 win over the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. But it’s still a pretty dynamic, speedy and..." December 04

  • Hawks ride Schroder, Korver to big comeback win over Celtics

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks found themselves in a mess Tuesday night, and one of their saviors came off the bench as Dennis Schroder not only scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half but played the entire four quarter – as potential All-Star point guard Jeff Teague sat on the bench. A couple of unusual..." December 03

  • Millsap, Scott lead Hawks to blowout victory over Hornets

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "For one night, Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer found no reason to criticize his team's defense. "The guys have really committed and were very good defensively," Budenholzer said. "We can't rest. We have to get better." Paul Millsap scored 18 points, Mike Scott added 14 and the Atlanta Hawks..." November 30

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Hawks have upgraded Thabo Sefolosha to probable tonight vs. Hornets. #ATLHawks

  • Hawks stifle Pelicans early en route to win

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "This might be the defensive effort Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has been harping about all season. At least for one half, anyway. The Hawks limited the Pelicans to 28 first-half points, on 29.7 percent shooting, en route to a 100-91 victory Friday night at Philips Arena. The defensive effort..." November 29