Hawks Rumors & News

  • 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 27

  • 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

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    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

  • Hawks use Bucks to get back on track - again

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "There must be something in the water. For the second time this season, the Hawks rebounded from a blowout loss at home with a victory in Milwaukee. The Hawks suffered through a dreadful third quarter, losing a 15-point lead before pulling away for a 97-86 victory over the Bucks at the..." February 23

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    Hawks remain among 4-5 playoff teams pursuing trade for Gary Neal, sources say. Neal and coach Mike Budenholzer have history with Spurs.

    NBA Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

    PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NBA Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. February 19

  • Ambassador Young says Ferry should return to Hawks

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young does not believe Danny Ferry is a racist and that he should return to his job as Hawks general manager. Young, the civil rights leader, pastor, former Georgia congressman and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, said if he were running the Hawks, Ferry, the..." February 17

  • Al Horford not thrilled with Hawks GM Danny Ferry’s return

    Miami Herald "Hawks power forward Al Horford doesn’t seem too thrilled with the idea of embattled Atlanta general manager Danny Ferry rejoining the organization. Given a chance to support Ferry this weekend, Horford deferred to the Hawks’ future ownership group. Asked directly by the Miami Herald if he..." February 17

  • Hawks use team chemistry to become best in East

    Covers.com "The media crowd surrounding the tables of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony would struggle to fit comfortably inside a New York City subway car at rush hour. The crowd hovering around various members of the Atlanta Hawks during Friday's availability for All-Star weekend would not encounter the..." February 16

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: There's significant league interest for Gary Neal - including Hawks - but no substantive talks yet on contract buyout w/ Minnesota.

  • Turner hits buzzer-beater to beat Hawks, 89-88

    CSN New England "There were a number of Celtics fans late getting to the TD Garden on Wednesday because of traffic, with some not arriving until halftime. Not sure what the Boston Celtics’ excuse was as they too didn’t seem to show up until the third quarter. That was when the Celtics began to play Atlanta,..." February 12

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    NBA announces Paul Millsap will replace Anthony Davis in Shooting Stars competition. #ATLHawks

  • Hawks’ Schroder, Millsap added to All-Star events

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks will have two more participants in All-Star Saturday Night with the additions of Dennis Schroder to the Skills Challenge and Paul Millsap to the Shooting Stars Competition this weekend in New York City. Schroder replaces Jimmy Butler in the Skills Challenge. He will face off against..." February 12

  • Trade likely means Hawks are planning for something

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "This isn’t to suggest the Hawks have a done deal with Ray Allen, another wing player or a big man in hopes of strengthening themselves for the postseason. But teams don’t do what they did Tuesday without a reason. If you missed it, the Hawks dealt power forward/center Adreian Payne, their..." February 11

  • 17d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver has to pick the injury replacement for Dwyane Wade and I'm hearing that it will be Kyle Korver who gets the nod

  • Horford, Millsap bounce back in big Hawks win over Timberwolves

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "It was indeed an anomaly. A night after Al Horford and Paul Millsap were held to season-low point totals, the Hawks big men bounced back in a big way en route to a 117-105 victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center on Monday night. Horford and Millsap were two of five..." February 10

  • Wolves trade for Hawks power forward Payne

    Fox Sports North "Shortly after cracking open a roster spot in the Mo Williams trade, the Timberwolves filled it with a guy they considered drafting this past summer. Minnesota has acquired Atlanta power forward Adreian Payne in exchange for a protected future first-round draft pick, the team announced Tuesday..." February 10

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Two possibilities for opening of Atlanta roster spot: Ray Allen, or Gary Neal reunion with Mike Budenholzer once he's bought out w/ Wolves.

  • Dominique Wilkins tells brilliant Larry Bird trash talk story

    Boston Herald "The Hawks will be in town Wednesday, and that means another visit with Dominique Wilkins and another round of stories from the old days. The Human Highlight Reel has always been fun to engage in conversation, and he’s become a fabulous repository of NBA war tales. His greatest battles seemed..." February 10

  • 18d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Jeff Teague will .... play and start. #ATLHawks

  • Grizzlies Clip High-Flying Hawks 94-88

    Grizzly Bear Blues "Mike Conley led Memphis with 21 points and six assists on 7-12 shooting After the worst loss of the season in Minnesota Friday night the Grizzlies bounced back, knocking off the NBA-best Atlanta Hawks 94-88. Here's my three takeaways from the huge win: 1) Three-Point Differential The..." February 09

  • 21d
    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    All indications are Shelvin Mack will be active tonight vs. Warriors. #ATLHawks

  • 21d
    Russillo @ryenarussillo

    Hearing Atlanta trying to get in the Ray Allen mix. Cleveland still the favorite. Look for decision after All-Star break.

  • Hawks start new streak with win over Wizards

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "In the Hawks postgame locker room, Mike Scott and Kent Bazemore held a video session of their own. Scott got three views of his fourth-quarter dunk over the Wizards’ Bradley Beal on Bazemore’s cell phone. The dunk was an exclamation point on another Hawks home victory and sent players and fans..." February 05

  • 22d
    Russillo @ryenarussillo

    Hearing Atlanta trying to get in the Ray Allen mix. Cleveland still the favorite. Look for decision after All-Star break.

  • The Hawks' whole starting five is January's Eastern Conference Player of the Month

    Yahoo! Sports "Add one more bit of January history for the Atlanta Hawks: The NBA announced Wednesday evening that the entire Atlanta starting five — center Al Horford, power forward Paul Millsap, small forward DeMarre Carroll, shooting guard Kyle Korver and point guard Jeff Teague — has been named the Eastern..." February 05

  • With Sefolosha out, will Hawks make a trade?

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "With the news that Thabo Sefolosha will miss the next six to eight weeks and the NBA trade deadline just two weeks away, it begs one question. Will the Hawks make a trade? It’s a complicated question. Do you mess with the chemistry of a team that is 40-9 and leads the Eastern Conference by..." February 04

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • Evans didn't have a doubt about the Pelicans ending Hawks' 19-game winning streak

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The challenge appeared insurmountable, but Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans thought they could pull it off. He predicted on Sunday they had a good chance of becoming the first team to take down the red-hot Hawks and their remarkable 19-game winning streak. In front of their joyous home crowd,..." February 03

  • Hawks' 19-game winning streak snapped by Pelicans

    Fox Sports "Any team can fall suspect to a poor shooting night. And for the most part, bad shooting leads to losses. But when a team is off the mark as much as the Hawks were on Monday, it makes top teams look awful. Disclaimer: Yes, it was a bad night for Atlanta. Yes, the Hawks are still a top..." February 03

  • Kyle Korver has a 20-point checklist for his jump shot

    Yahoo! Sports "Atlanta Hawks wing Kyle Korver is one of the best shooters the NBA has ever seen, someone so good at his elite skill that the term "role player" seems wholly inadequate as a description of what he does to help his team. Korver's excellence has reached a new level this season with the East-best..." February 03

  • Kyle Korver has an exhaustive 20-point checklist to determine how good his shot it

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s not an exaggeration to say that Kyle Korver is having the greatest shooting season in NBA history. Other players have joined the 50/40/90 club (50 percent shooting from the field, 40 percent from three, 90 percent from the free-throw line), but he’s on pace to become the first player ever to..." February 02

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    CMB says DeMarre Carroll will warm up and he is 'hopeful' he can play. Said he's close. #ATLHawks

  • Adam Silver likes idea of increasing size of All-Star rosters

    Yahoo! Sports "Every year, NBA fans and coaches select the players who will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the midseason All-Star Game, and every year, some deserving player finds himself on the outside looking in. This time around, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver chose Sacramento Kings..." February 02

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    INJURY UPDATE: Thabo Sefolosha has a calf strain and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks.

  • And it’s 18 in a row for the Hawks, who passed a major test against Blazers

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "For much of the great streak, the Atlanta Hawks had made it look easy. (It hadn’t been, but that’s how they’d made it appear.) Friday night was hard. Portland was in town, and the Trail Blazers are, to use Mike Krzyzewski’s boilerplate encomium, really good. The Hawks started without DeMarre..." January 31

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Horford will be one of three Hawks selected -- along with Jeff Teague and Paul Millsap.

  • Paul Millsap leads Atlanta past Nets, 113-102

    Peachtree Hoops "The Atlanta Hawks won their 17th straight game on Wednesday night, and Paul Millsap was the main reason for the positive result. Paul Millsap has received praise from all corners of the NBA universe in recent days, and he backed up that positive thought with a monster performance on Wednesday..." January 29

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Atlanta's Al Horford has been selected to the Eastern Conference All-Star reserves, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

  • How the Nets’ rebuild plans are being held captive by Hawks

    New York Post "After making a pit stop in Philadelphia, to avoid being potentially snowed in, the Nets rolled into town for Wednesday’s game against the Hawks with a crystal clear reminder of the seemingly impossible spot in which the organization finds itself. Not only do the Nets enter Wednesday’s action a..." January 28

  • Could Ferry, the Hawks’ GM-in-limbo, be the NBA Exec of the Year?

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Credit (or blame, depending on your perspective) esteemed former colleague Michael Lee, now of the Washington Post, for planting this seed. We were sitting next to other another in the crowded Philips Arena press room after the Atlanta Hawks had beaten Oklahoma City for their 15th consecutive..." January 28

  • Atlanta streaks past Minnesota, 112-100, for 16th straight win

    Peachtree Hoops "It wasn't as comfortable as some would have predicted, but the Atlanta Hawks extended their franchise-record winning streak to 16 games with a 112-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday evening. With high expectations toward extending their franchise-record winning streak to 16..." January 26

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Hawks guard Shelvin Mack is out for today's game against T'Wolves. #ATLHawks

  • 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