Hawks Rumors & News

  • Roy Hibbert: 'I'm the weak link on defense' vs. Atlanta

    Indianapolis Star "It has become the riddle that has confounded a team, a coaching staff and its fans for the better part of two months: How has the tallest player on the floor managed to disappear? Then again, how does the tallest player on the court manage to get blocked by 6-7 Kyle Korver — twice? Roy..." April 20

  • Hawks stun Pacers to take Game 1

    Fox Sports "If anyone wanted to dismiss the Hawks' 107-88 win at Indiana on April 6, they should not now. The Hawks delivered a dominating performance in winning Game 1 101-93 on Saturday and continued to send Indiana, the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, into a state of disarray. 1. Upset in the..." April 20

  • Pacers rule Andrew Bynum out for first round series against the Hawks

    CBSSports.com "The Indiana Pacers certainly weren't counting on him but if you were wondering whether or not Andrew Bynum would make his first playoff appearance since 2012, it won't happen in the first round against the Atlanta Hawks. Coach Frank Vogel informed the media before the series started that Bynum..." April 19

  • Pro Sports Daily's 2014 NBA Playoff Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    Here we are in April, where we as fans get to see some familiar and not so familiar faces showcase what they’ve been working towards for 82 games. Big names will strive to add to their legacy, while rising stars will be looking to make their first big splash. April 19

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    For those wondering, told no chance Hawks center Al Horford will return to playoff series with Pacers. #ATLHawks

  • Atlanta wraps up regular season with 111-103 win over Bucks

    Peachtree Hoops "The Atlanta Hawks wrapped up the 2014 regular season Wednesday night with a 111-103 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Atlanta will open their first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers on Saturday. Getting a win is nice but the goal coming into Wednesday's game was to get most of the..." April 17

  • Bobcats beat Hawks on Chris Douglas-Roberts buzzer beater

    Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson knew teammate Chris Douglas-Roberts was close enough to hear, so he laid it on pretty thick. “When NBA TV comes on, that should be the first play they show – over LeBron” James, Al Jefferson said following a 95-93 victory Monday against the Atlanta..." April 15

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Hawks will rest Paul Millsap, DeMarre Carroll and Kyle Korver tonight vs. Bobcats. #ATLHawks

  • Hawks halt Heat, clinch No. 8 seed in East playoffs

    Fox Sports "ATLANTA -- Here are three things we learned from the Hawks' 98-85 victory over the Miami Heat, clinching Atlanta's seventh consecutive postseason appearance and a season-series split against the defending champions (2-all): 1. Kudos to the Hawks for wrapping up a playoff spot earlier than..." April 13

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    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Pero Antic out for Hawks. Elton Brand starts.

  • Former Hawks All-Star Lou Hudson dies at 69

    CBSSports.com "There was a reason Lou Hudson was nicknamed "Sweet Lou." Because the smooth shooting guard earned it. According to the Associated Press, Hudson died on Friday. Hudson, the smooth-shooting Hawks star who averaged more than 20 points during 13 NBA seasons, died Friday. He was 69. He..." April 12

  • Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap lead Atlanta over Brooklyn 93-88

    Peachtree Hoops "The Atlanta Hawks capture their second straight impressive win on the road 93-88 over the Brooklyn Nets. The victory snaps Brooklyn's 15-game home winning streak and reduces Atlanta's magic number to just one with three games left to play. Atlanta fell behind early but rallied with a 39 points..." April 12

  • Hawks mourn passing of Lou Hudson

    NBA.com "The Atlanta Hawks family has learned of the passing of Hawks great and six-time All-Star Lou Hudson today in Atlanta. Originally drafted in the first round (fourth overall) of the 1966 NBA Draft by the St. Louis Hawks, Hudson averaged 20.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists (.489 FG%, .797..." April 11

  • Atlanta escapes with 105-97 victory over Boston

    Peachtree Hoops "It was anything but perfect, but after a 48-minute battle with the Boston Celtics, the Atlanta Hawks emerged with a crucial victory by the final score of 105-97. The opening moments on Wednesday were the complete opposite of Tuesday's disaster, as the Hawks came out on the offensive, both..." April 10

  • Without Josh Smith, Pistons still too much for Hawks

    Detroit News "If the Pistons are to take anything into the last week of the season, playing the role of spoiler is the best way to keep competitive juices high. The Atlanta Hawks came in ready to take another step toward clinching the eighth playoff spot, being two games ahead of the New York Knicks, but the..." April 09

  • Atlanta Hawks blow out the Pacers

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks closed in on a playoff berth with one of their most impressive performances of the season. The Hawks blew out the Pacers 107-88, leading by as many as 35 points in the first half, Sunday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The victory, coupled with a Knicks loss earlier in the day,..." April 07

  • Hawks cruise past Cavs, back into eighth spot in East

    Fox Sports "The Atlanta Hawks had talked a day earlier about their offense being out of sync, about not taking good shots. In a game they needed to win to keep pace in the Eastern Conference playoff race, the Hawks tallied 35 assists -- some in spectacular fashion such as DeMarre Carroll's..." April 05

  • Mourning, Richmond reportedly elected to Hall of Fame

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA doesn’t have a Hall of Fame, leaving the duty of honoring its all-time greats to the Basketball Hall of Fame – an organization hung up on honoring players and coaches (way too many coaches) based on accomplishments at lesser levels. Its processes are both screwed up and secretive (though..." April 04

  • Bulls stay on pace, earn 105-92 win over Hawks

    CSN Chicago "D.J. Augustin was listed as a reserve, but lit up the scoreboard with starter’s numbers, posting a game-high 23 points off the bench to lift the Bulls to a 105-92 win over the Hawks. Augustin’s stellar night included an eight-for-15 shooting display while connecting on four-of-eight from behind..." April 03

  • Atlanta GM Danny Ferry may have misspoken in pointing out that the eighth playoff seed is not his team's 'goal'

    Yahoo! Sports "Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry will take in some rightful heat from both fans, NBA critics, and possibly the league office for a poor choice of words concerning his team’s status as playoff contenders. With a deep 2014 NBA draft and the potential for lottery luck to ring out, some would..." April 02

  • Hawks 103, Sixers 95

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Take a deep breath because it wasn’t easy. Lou Williams scored eight straight points late in the fourth quarter to give the Hawks a 103-95 come-from-behind victory over the lowly 76ers Monday night at Philips Arena. With the win, Williams helped the Hawks keep their fading playoff hopes..." April 01

  • Wizards 101, Hawks 97

    CSN Washington "For some reason, these games never are easy for the Wizards, especially on back-to-backs, but they found a way to come from behind to win their second game in a row by beating the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday in front of 17,996 at Verizon Center. Their magic number for clinching a playoff berth is..." March 30

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    DeMarre Carroll did not attend shootaround due to illness. Game-time decision. #ATLHawks

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Does not appear Kyle Korver will join Hawks in D.C. for game vs. Wizards. Pero Antic '95 percent' to play and start. #ATLHawks

  • Blazers secure much-needed 100-85 win over Hawks

    CSN Northwest "LaMarcus Aldridge returns to give the Portland Trail Blazers a boost to lead them past the Atlanta Hawks 100-85 Thursday night at Philips Arena. The Trail Blazers have broken a three-game losing streak and now find themselves 1-3 on this five game road trip. After sitting out the past seven..." March 28

  • Wolves snap losing streak with strong game against Atlanta

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "So which team looked like it had something to play for Wednesday night at Target Center? The game began with the Timberwolves and the Atlanta Hawks under .500, with each squad riding a three-game losing streak. The difference? The Hawks were still in the playoff picture in the Eastern..." March 27

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Kyle Korver did not travel with Hawks to Minnesota and will miss Wednesday's game, his fourth straight with back spasms. #ATLHawks

  • Eric Bledsoe leads Phoenix Suns past Atlanta Hawks

    Arizona Republic "The Suns are winners. You could tell that with how hard they played in November. It just was affirmed Monday night when a winning season was guaranteed by the Suns notching their 42nd win in a 102-94 road victory over Atlanta at half-empty Philips Arena. It also said they can be a playoff..." March 25

  • Hawks miss Korver in loss to Raptors

    Toronto Sun "Back spasms would keep Kyle Korver from playing Sunday, a setback that basically put the visiting Atlanta Hawks back on their heels. Credit the Raptors for overcoming an early fourth-quarter hole, for showing resiliency, but they yielded good looks from beyond the arc and the Hawks failed to..." March 24

  • Pelicans lose Eric Gordon to knee injury but still prevail against Atlanta Hawks

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Until Friday night, New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon had shown signs of durability, missing just four games and not having any knee injury setbacks like he endured the previous two seasons. But Gordon injured his left knee during the first quarter in Friday night’s 111-105..." March 22

  • Schroder says ankle sore but OK

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Dennis Schroder posted an update on his sprained left ankle when the rookie guard tweeted: “My ankle is Sore but The Doc’s Said its nothing Bad on it” late Wednesday afternoon. Schroder left Tuesday’s overtime win over the Raptors in the fourth quarter when he slipped making a defensive play..." March 20

  • Sponsor Logos "Inevitable" For NBA Jerseys

    ESPN.com "Get ready to sponsor logos on NBA jerseys. It's most likely coming in the next five years, NBA commissioner Adam Silver told an audience at the IMG World Congress of Sports on Wednesday. "It just creates that much more of an opportunity for our marketing partners to get to get that much..." March 20

  • Hawks beat Raptors in overtime, 118-113

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The aggressive Jeff Teague was on full display Tuesday night. The Hawks point guard scored a career- and game-high 34 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter, and Paul Millsap had a triple-double in a 118-113 overtime victory over the Raptors at Philips Arena. DeMarre Carroll scored on a..." March 19

  • Hawks come from behind to beat Bobcats

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks may be on their way back up the standings. After falling from third to eighth in the Eastern Conference, by losing 14 of 15 games, the Hawks are closing in on the seventh spot. The Hawks scored a come-from-behind victory over the Bobcats, 97-83, Monday night at Time Warner Cable..." March 18

  • Atlanta holds on for 97-92 win over Denver

    Peachtree Hoops "Nothing comes easy for the Atlanta Hawks these days. Denver rebounded from a 21 point deficit in the second half but the Hawks hold on at the end for a 97-92 win. Atlanta has now won three straight games for the first time since the middle of December and maintain a 3.5 game lead over New York for..." March 16

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Lou Williams expected back for Saturday's game. #ATLHawks

  • Al Horford makes it official: He will not be back for playoffs

    Pro Basketball Talk "This was expected when Atlanta Hawks big man Al Horford tore his pectoral muscle, he had to have surgery and was done for the season. But with the Hawks playing better than expected for rookie coach Mike Budenholzer — thanks to an All-Star year from Paul Millsap — Atlanta is going to be a..." March 14

  • Atlanta earns comeback win over Milwaukee, 102-97

    Peachtree Hoops "The Atlanta Hawks came from behind to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 102-97 in Philips Arena on Thursday night. It wasn't the cruise-control win that many expected, but the Atlanta Hawks emerged victorious over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night by a final score of 102-97. Atlanta trailed by..." March 14

  • Hawks 112, Jazz 110

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks needed an 8-0 run – with the points coming from former Jazz players Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll – to pull out a 112-110 victory Monday night. Fellow ex-Jazz Paul Millsap added 23 points in his return to EnergySolutions Arena. It was a victory – but it sure didn’t come easily. The..." March 11

  • Korver heard NBA coach offered money to stop his 3-point streak

    Fansided "For 127 games (almost a season and a half), NBA sharpshooter Kyle Korver had at least one made three-point shot in game action. That streak (a clear record) came to an end on March 5th against the Portland Trail Blazers who held Korver three-point-less, missing all five of his attempts. It..." March 10

  • Clippers Stumble To A 109-108 Victory Over The Hawks

    Clips Nation "When you string together a bunch of wins in a row, you're bound to have a game like this one sprinkled in there somewhere. And given that the Clippers have been so good in the other six games of this streak - blowing out bottom feeders like the Lakers and the Pelicans (twice) while taking down top..." March 09

  • Lou Williams a DNP-Coach's Decision

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "In lieu of a Three Keys blog following Friday's 111-97 loss to the Warriors, there have been many questions of late on the status of Lou Williams. Here is what coach Mike Budenholzer and Williams said following the game when questioned about the guard's lack of playing time. Williams did not..." March 08

  • Warriors roll over Hawks

    Oakland Tribune "The Warriors returned home from their six-game Eastern Conference trip with a 111-97 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday and appear to have survived a scare from Klay Thompson. Thompson left the game in the first quarter with a lower back strain but afterward said he was feeling fine, and..." March 08

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Appears Paul Millsap will play and start tonight for Hawks vs. Warriors. #ATLHawks

  • Kyle Korver's 3-point streak ends at 127 games

    CBSSports.com "The last time Kyle Korver failed to make a 3 in a game was his first in uniform for the Atlanta Hawks. That was on Nov. 2, 2012. After that, he made at least one in 127 consecutive games, establishing an NBA record, breaking the old mark of 89 games held by Dana Barros. Korver shattered..." March 06

  • Blazers demolish Hawks 102-78 before heading on road trip

    CSN Northwest "One game after being upset by the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, the Portland Trail Blazers made sure that didn’t occur Wednesday night when it came to the Atlanta Hawks. Portland held a commanding lead for much throughout and ended up demolishing the Hawks 102-78 at the Moda Center. Six..." March 06

  • Suns erupt on offense in win over the Hawks

    Arizona Republic "The Suns have played like magicians in the past two games and not just because their sleight of hands offensively have been so good that they scored 116 points Friday night and a season-high 129 points on Sunday night. It is that their art of misdirection has been artful enough to placate the..." March 03

  • Millsap, Antic to travel

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Here is your Hawks injury report following Saturday's practice in preparation for the five-game western road trip. As I reported yesterday, Paul Millsap (right knee contusion) will not play against the Suns Sunday. He did not practice Saturday but did more light shooting following the brief..." March 01

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Gustavo Ayon is OUT for season with shoulder surgery. #ATLHawks

  • Hawks’ cut clears way for Muscala

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks released Dexter Pittman, clearing a roster spot for Mike Muscala, who was signed Thursday. Pittman signed a 10-day contract with the Hawks Saturday and appeared in two games. Muscala had played the 2013-14 season with Blusens Monbus Obradoiro of the ACB League in Spain. The..." February 28

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