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Friday | Soaring Down South

Report: Atlanta Hawks In Negotiations With Elton Brand

Feb 25, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks power forward Elton Brand and Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson fight for a rebound in the second quarter at Philips Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Elton Brand, NBA Players, Gustavo Ayon, Pero Antic

Wed Aug 27, 2014

BleacherReport

Healthy Al Horford Would Push Atlanta Hawks to Next Level

Even though he hasn't made an All-Star Game since 2011, the Atlanta Hawks center has a versatile skill set possessed by very few big men in the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Players, Miami Heat

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Peachtree Hoops

NBA Power Rankings: Hawks ranked 5th in the East by Sports Illustrated

The Atlanta Hawks haven't always garnered a lot of positive attention nationally, but one writer ranks the team fifth in the suddenly ultra-competitive Eastern Conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Paul Millsap, Adreian Payne, Thabo Sefolosha, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kyle Korver

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Raptors Republic

Re: What is the benefit of continuity?

The Eastern Conference, as compared to its Western counterpart, saw a fair bit of shuffling this offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, New Jersey Nets, Miami Heat, Charlotte Bobcats, Josh McRoberts

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

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Kyrie Irving made all five shots and scored 12 points starting in place of Derrick Rose, and the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Derrick Rose, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Francisco Garcia, Atlanta Hawks

WLNS-TV Lansing

US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving made all five shots and scored 12 points starting in place of Derrick Rose, and the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Derrick Rose, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Francisco Garcia, Atlanta Hawks

Soaring Down South

Analysis: Horford, Millsap and Hawks Smart for Focusing on Mid Range

Sep 30, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks power forward Al Horford and power forward Paul Millsap pose with head coach Mike Budenholzer during media day at Philips Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Paul Millsap, Walter Tavares, Pero Antic, Adreian Payne

Mon Aug 18, 2014

BleacherReport

Early Win-Loss Predictions for Atlanta Hawks Next Season

The Atlanta Hawks will surprise a lot of people by making a significant upward move in the Eastern Conference standings next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Elton Brand, NBA Players, Kyle Korver, Indiana Pacers

Peachtree Hoops

Hawks take part in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

As anyone who's been on the internet in the past week knows, the biggest trend right now is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Players, Kent Bazemore

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Soaring Down South

Atlanta Hawks: Top 5 Games in 2014-15

The Atlanta Hawks' season is quickly approaching. The offseason is starting to wind down and the team is becoming focused on training camp and the upcoming 2014-15 season as they try to make it eight straight years with a trip to the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Peachtree Hoops

Center Stage: An Early Look at the 2015 NBA Draft

With the most hyped draft in a decade now behind us, what can be expected of next summer's draft? The Atlanta Hawks enter the 2014-15 season as a team hoping to contend in the Eastern Conference playoffs and hoping the Brooklyn Nets collapse.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, University of Wisconsin NCAA, NCAA Sports, Wisconsin Badgers NCAA Basketball, Frank Kaminsky

Wed Aug 13, 2014

BleacherReport

Hawks 2014-15 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

The Atlanta Hawks took advantage of a weak Eastern Conference to sneak into the playoffs for the seventh straight season last year, but it also unfortunately extended another streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Lou Williams, Los Angeles Lakers, Walter Tavares, Kyle Korver, Kent Bazemore

Peachtree Hoops

Report: Atlanta Hawks to host Detroit Pistons on Martin Luther King Day

The Atlanta Hawks are one of the "go to" franchises with regard to hosting an NBA game on Martin Luther King Day, and the 2014-2015 campaign will reportedly continue in that tradition.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Josh Smith, NBA Players

Peachtree Hoops

NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks earn a 'C' from Sports Illustrated

The offseason grades continue to roll in and a quiet offseason means a middle of the road grade for the Atlanta Hawks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Paul Millsap, NBA Players, Adreian Payne, Thabo Sefolosha, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kyle Korver

Peachtree Hoops

Recapping the 2015 Atlanta Hawks season

After another year of growth in Coach Budenholzer's system, the Atlanta Hawks are forming into an annual force to be reckoned with.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Thabo Sefolosha, Los Angeles Lakers, DeMarre Carroll, Paul Millsap, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Kent Bazemore

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Rant Sports

Atlanta Hawks Rumors: Greg Monroe Trade Makes Perfect Sense

The Atlanta Hawks have been interested in the possibility of acquiring restricted free agent Greg Monroe of the Detroit Pistons since the start of free agency.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Paul Millsap, NBA Players, Detroit Pistons, Greg Monroe

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Peachtree Hoops

ESPN projects Atlanta Hawks as seventh seed in Eastern Conference

In their annual "Summer Forecast", a panel of ESPN contributors projected the Atlanta Hawks as the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference for the 2014-2015 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Lou Williams, Thabo Sefolosha, Los Angeles Lakers, Cartier Martin, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Kent Bazemore

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky will see several familiar faces in the Bahamas

Former LSU standout Tasmin Mitchell will play for Chalons Champagne Reims, the professional team from France.

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Related Topix: Tasmin Mitchell, Mike Rosario, Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Edgar Sosa

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Soaring Down South

5 Bold Predictions for the Atlanta Hawks in 2014-15

The upcoming 2014-15 season is quickly approaching. Free agency is winding down and training camp is about to begin.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Players

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Welcome to Loud City

Serge Ibaka, the NBA's "3-and-D big man" prototype

The role of the NBA big man has traditionally been to protect the rim. Sure, being tall means you can score over short guys near the basket and get to rebounds easier, but the first priority has always been to be the final line of defense against the opponent, and deterring the easiest shot in basketball: the closest one.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball, Paul Millsap, NBA Players, Joel Embiid

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