Hawks Rumors & News

  • 5h
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Jeff Teague in Hawks starting lineup. #ATLHawks

  • 12h
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Jeff Teague most likely plays tonight with rest of starters vs. Bucks. Look for more rest Tuesday vs. Pistons. #ATLHawks

  • 2d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Teague out with injury and Hawks will rest remainder of starting lineup: Korver, Carroll, Millsap and Horford vs. Hornets. #ATLHawks

  • 2d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Jeff Teague OUT and Pero Antic probable vs. Hornets tonight. #ATLHawks

  • Report: Salary cap could rise to $105 million in 2017-18

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA’s current salary cap is $63.065 million. Larry Coon projects $67.4 million for next season. When I projected future caps under the new national TV contracts, using admittedly conservative numbers, I got $87 million for 2016-17 and $94 million for 2017-18. Either the league..." March 28

  • Bank robbers purchase Atlanta Hawks suite after stealing $4 million

    Sporting News "What do you do after you rob $4 million from a bank? Well, one option is purchasing a suite to go see the Hawks. According to the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, four men from Atlanta stole more than $4 million from the Bank of New York Mellon. The people involved in the theft used the money..." March 28

  • Teague out versus Heat, Schroder will slide into the starting lineup

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Jeff Teague has been ruled out for tonight’s game against the Heat with due to a tender ankle. Hawks coach Mike Budenholder did not say whether Teague would miss additional time. Dennis Schroder will join the rest of the Hawks regular starters in place of Teague. “Jeff is tender and will not..." March 27

  • Alonzo Mourning Confirms That Dikembe Mutombo Used To Walk Into Clubs And Shout “Who Wants To Sex Mutombo?”

    Barstool Sports Chicago "Good news, the entire world isn’t totally going to shit. I know Mutombo denied the urban legend but come on, we all want to live in a world where Dikembe Mutombo used to walk into clubs and shout “Who Wants To Sex Mutombo?”. That needed to happen. So thank god for Alonzo Mourning, because now this..." March 27

  • Korver ditches protective mask

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Man in the Mask is no more. Kyle Korver simply had enough. After two missed 3-pointers and it was time for the protective mask, guarding a broken nose, to end its tenure at 5-1/2 quarters. “I don’t want to make a big deal out of it but I don’t like wearing a mask,” Korver said after the..." March 26

  • Hawks end three-game slide with big fourth quarter vs Magic

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Take a deep breath. A season-long three-game losing streak came to an end – but not without a fourth-quarter rally. The Hawks used a 22-2 run in the final period to score a 95-83 victory over the Magic Wednesday night at Amway Center. The Hawks held the Magic to 12 fourth-quarter and 31..." March 26

  • Hawks give Austin Daye 2nd 10-day contract, per report

    Peachtree Hoops "The Atlanta Hawks are likely to give Austin Daye a second 10-day contract according to a report by the AJC. By rule, the Hawks can sign Daye to a maximum of two 10-day contracts. At the end of the second, they must decide whether to keep him for the remainder of the season or cur him..." March 25

  • Hawks put focus on defense after tough stretch

    Fox Sports South "There's no panic among the Hawks. Three straight losses -- their first such stretch of the season -- led to an extended video session as the Eastern Conference leaders try to regain their defensive edge. "We were on such a hot streak that a lot of things were overshadowed, things that we..." March 24

  • Sefolosha ‘very, very close’ to return

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said Monday that Thabo Sefolosha is nearing a return from a strained right calf muscle. The guard/forward has been out since Jan. 31 and missed the past 23 games. “Thabo is very close,” Budenholzer said. “He had a very good workout today. I think we’ll see how his..." March 24

  • Spurs run a clinic on Hawks to record third straight win

    San Antonio Express-News "It was billed as a battle of the Spurs vs. Spurs East, aka the Atlanta Hawks. Instead, the Spurs ran a clinic on the team that has raced to the top of the Eastern Conference by emulating the Spurs, scoring a 114-95 beatdown to complete a 2-0 season sweep. Mike Budenholzer, the longtime Gregg..." March 23

  • 7d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    CMB says Thabo Sefolosha is 'very, very close' to return from calf injury. #ATLHawks

  • 8d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Kyle Korver will play and start today vs. Spurs. #ATLHawks

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver talks potential labor strife, draft lottery changes and salary cap

    Houston Chronicle "NBA commissioner Adam Silver remained optimistic about many of the changes he has sought, but said the changes to the draft lottery approved by the majority of NBA teams will likely be postponed because the NBA Players Association turned down his proposal for a more gradual increase of the salary..." March 21

  • Warriors get even, soar past Hawks

    CSN Bay Area "The local and national TV audiences wanted to get a look at the potential NBA Finals matchup. They instead got a screening of new-age Warriors basketball. With five Warriors scoring in double figures and the entire team playing spectacular defense, they rolled to a 114-95 win over the imposing..." March 19

  • Al Harrington makes it official: His playing days are over

    Denver Post "Eighteen years old became 25 became 30 became 35. Sixteen years in the NBA can be a blur, Al Harrington can attest to that. He lived it. On Wednesday, he recounted near two-decades worth of just sheer fun, allowing the words that put an end to things kick off the conversation. He sat..." March 18

  • Hawks hold off Kings for franchise-record 23rd road win

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "It’s not easy to win on the road in the NBA. That hasn’t slowed down the Hawks. Not this season. The Hawks set a franchise record with their 23rd road victory by defeating the Kings 110-103 Monday night at Sleep Train Arena. Hawks hold off Kings for franchise-record 23rd road win..." March 17

  • NBA playoffs may need a format change

    USA Today "Enticing cross-conference NBA playoff matchups capture the imagination, presenting the idea of a fair and just basketball world in which only the best of the best are welcome. Dare to dream about the possibilities. LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant (or, for that matter, Russell Westbrook) as..." March 17

  • Korver to miss at least three games with broken nose

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Kyle Korver will miss at least the next three games after undergoing a surgical procedure to repair a broken nose. Korver suffered the injury in the second quarter of Sunday’s win over the Lakers. The procedure was performed Monday at the Osborne Head and Neck Institute in Los Angeles by Dr...." March 17

  • 14d
    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Hawks guard Kyle Korver (broken nose) is expected to be out at least three games before being re-evaluated.

  • Down four starters, Hawks still defeat Lakers

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "What difference does another starter make? The Hawks were already resting three starters – Jeff Teague, DeMarre Carroll and Paul Millsap – when they lost Kyle Korver to a broken nose during Sunday’s game against the lowly Lakers. It didn’t matter. Al Horford, the lone remaining starter,..." March 16

  • 14d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Kover has a broken nose. #ATLHawks

  • 15d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Hawks officially announce signing of Austin Daye to 10-day. #ATLHawks

  • Hawks forward Mike Scott expected to miss four to six weeks

    Yahoo! Sports "After a diagnosis of a broken left big toe, Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott is expected to miss four to six weeks, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Scott has developed into an important bench performer for the Eastern Conference-leading Hawks and it’s possible that his recovery could extend..." March 15

  • 16d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Hawks confirm AJC report that Mike Scott has a broken toe. Will return to ATL to see doctor Monday. Could be out until playoffs. #ATLHawks

  • 16d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The Atlanta Hawks are planning a call-up of Austin Daye out of Erie, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • 16d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    It appears the Hawks won't sign Jarell Eddie to another 10-day contract. Said goodbyes to teammates following game. #ATLHawks

  • Scott doubtful, Schroder questionable vs. Suns

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks didn’t just come out of Denver with a loss Wednesday. They came out will several injuries. Forward Mike Scott was listed as doubtful on the Hawks injury report Thursday with a left big toe strain. He was joined by guard Dennis Schroder, who is questionable with a right ankle..." March 12

  • Antic wants to re-sign with Hawks

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Pero Antic wants to re-sign with the Hawks. Make no mistake. The Macedonian is in the final season of the two-year contract he signed with the Hawks in 2013. The center left Europe for a rookie season in the NBA at the age of 31. Now, he’d like to stay beyond that original deal. “From..." March 12

  • Nuggets Roll Over Atlanta, 115-102 behind Gallo's 23 points

    Denver Stiffs "The Denver Nuggets put on possibly their best performance of the season so far, defeating the East leading Atlanta Hawks 115-102 in Denver. The Nuggets have now scored over 100 points in all six games under interim head coach Melvin Hunt and improved to 4-2, since he took over as head..." March 12

  • NBA Players Union rejects cap smoothing, setting up ridiculous 2016 free agency summer

    SB Nation "The NBA Players Association has officially rejected cap smoothing when the new TV deal comes into play. Get ready for an absolutely wild summer in 2016. The National Basketball Players Association has informed the NBA that it will not agree to "smoothing" of the salary cap prior to the 2016-17..." March 12

  • Antic wants to re-sign with Hawks

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Pero Antic wants to re-sign with the Hawks. Make no mistake. The Macedonian is in the final season of the two-year contract he signed with the Hawks in 2013. The center left Europe for a rookie season in the NBA at the age of 31. Now, he’d like to stay beyond that original deal. “From..." March 12

  • Antic likely to return vs. Nuggets

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Pero Antic will likely return from a left ankle sprain and be available against the Nuggets Wednesday. Antic missed the past two games with the injury. “He is making good progress,” Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said. “I think we’ll see how he warms ups, see how he feels. My guess is he will..." March 11

  • Hawks defeat Kings in record fashion

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks’ dominance of the Kings continues — in a big way. Atlanta led by as many as 28 points en route to a record-setting 130-105 victory against Sacramento on Monday night at Philips Arena. The victory was the 13th in a row in the series, tying for second-longest streak against an opponent..." March 10

  • 21d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Pero Antic is OUT vs. Kings. #ATLHawks

  • Atlanta takes 6th straight with 106-97 win over Cleveland

    Peachtree Hoops "On a night that centered around the great Dominique Wilkins, there was a fantastic atmosphere at Philips Arena. On the court, the Atlanta Hawks took care of business with a 106-97 victory over LeBron James and the Cavaliers for their sixth straight win. After the typical "feeling out" process..." March 07

  • 23d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Hawks injury report lists Pero Antic as questionable with left ankle sprain. #ATLHawks

  • Hawks To Sign Jarell Eddie On 10-Day Contract

    Real GM Basketball "The Atlanta Hawks have reached agreement on a 10-day contract with Jarell Eddie of the NBA Development League’s Austin Spurs, league sources told RealGM. Eddie -- the champion of the D-League’s Three-Point Shootout at All-Star weekend -- will join the NBA-leading Hawks on Thursday. Atlanta,..." March 04

  • Teague, Horford help Hawks rally from 18 down, beat Houston

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Al Horford knew the Atlanta Hawks would eventually respond to Houston's big lead. He just didn't know when. "It's a credit to our guys," Horford said. "Guys were relentless, kept fighting. The biggest thing for us was we really locked in on defense. That put us in position to win the..." March 04

  • Mark Rachesky bidding for Hawks

    ESPN.com "Mark Rachesky, chairman of Lionsgate Entertainment and a noted distressed-asset investor, has emerged as the most recent bidder for the Atlanta Hawks, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that Rachesky, ‎who heads the investment firm MHR Fund Management, is a close associate of..." March 04

  • Hawks 1st team to clinch playoff spot

    The Score "Thanks to a combination of their own fantastic play and the morass of apathy and incompetence in the bottom half of the Eastern Conference, the Atlanta Hawks - just 60 games into the season - have become the first team to officially lock up a 2015 postseason berth. A huge fourth-quarter surge..." March 04

  • Josh Smith calls Hawks fans 'bandwagoners'

    SB Nation "sh Smith got to tease his old Atlanta crowd after rimming in a three, but things didn't end well for him, as the Rockets fell 104-96 to the Hawks. Surely, Smith ate some humble pie after the loss and paid respect to his former home even after fans taunte-- NOOOOOPE" March 04

  • Minus three starters, Hawks still too much for Heat

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "You can add the Heat to the list of teams that can’t win even when the Hawks rest two or more starters. The Hawks played without starters Jeff Teague, DeMarre Carroll and Al Horford and reserve Pero Antic too and still defeated the Heat 93-91 at American Airlines Arena Saturday night. “I..." March 01

  • Highest Offer For Atlanta Hawks Currently $800 Million

    Forbes.com "The deadline for bids for the Atlanta Hawks was Tuesday and several offers have been made. Top price: $800 million. Controlling owner Bruce Levenson announced in September he was putting the NBA team and the operating rights to Philips Arena up for sale in September. Although Bloomberg reported..." February 28

  • Atlanta Hawks run away and hide in 104-87 win over Dallas Mavericks

    Peachtree Hoops "The weather was troublesome outside of the friendly confines of Philips Arena, but the Atlanta Hawks had no trouble putting away the Dallas Mavericks in a 104-87 victory. For a portion of the day, it looked as if the Atlanta Hawks would not take the floor at Philips Arena on Wednesday evening...." February 26

  • 33d
    Chuck Cooperstein @coopmavs

    Chance that Mavs-ATL will be postponed tonight because of impending weather in ATL. Last time they had snow around here was disastrous

  • Hawks' Horford, former Miss Universe wife welcome baby boy

    Fox Sports "Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford has it all figured out, it would seem. Horford's Hawks are the toast of the NBA. He got to play with three of his teammates in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game -- all while his head coach looked on from the bench. Oh, and off the court? Horford is married to the..." February 24

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