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Al Horford is a scratch from Friday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets due to a hamstring injury.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Hawks beat writer Chris Vivlamore reports that Horford is dressing but won't play unless the Hawks are in an emergency situation. The former Florida Gators' hamstring has been bothering him for a week to 10 days.
Horford is averaging 15.5 points, 9.6 rebounds, 3.2 assists, .8 steals and .9 blocks in 36.8 minutes.
Josh Smith will return to the starting lineup after a one-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team.
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Josh Smith has been heavily involved in the rumor circuit this season. There is talk that the Atlanta Hawks could trade him, or they could re-sign him to an extension. In addition to the constant rumors, it seems Smith has become frustrated over the team's recent play. He let that frustration get the best of him, acted out in practice, and was suspended for last night...
It appears the Hawks are engaged in trade talks for their enigmatic forward, Josh Smith:
Multiple rival executives confirmed that the Hawks have participated in trade conversations with several teams regarding Smith, a 27-year-old game-changing defender when engaged.
The Hawks face a dilemma with Smith, whose love-hate relationship with playing his entire NBA career thus far in his...
Josh Smith’s agent spoke with Hawks general manager Danny Ferry on Wednesday to discuss what he characterized as “a lot of frustration” with the team’s recent spiral, but stopped short of making a trade request.
While Prather made it clear that Smith is concerned about how the once-hot Hawks have rolled over in losing six of their last seven games and seven out of nine...
Tweet After missing Wednesday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets due to a suspension for conduct detrimental to the team Josh Smith was back in action for the Hawks on Friday in the rematch at Barclays Center. Smith struggled with his shooting (5-15 FG) but managed 12 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 assists in 37 [...]
Josh Smith is one of the most athletic, exciting players to watch in the game. He also makes Hawks fans scratch their head and yell at their television out of frustration from time to time.
In tonight’s 94-89 loss against the Brooklyn Nets, Smith gave Atlanta fans at least one play to make them happy, where he dunked over Brook Lopez. You can watch below:
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The Hawks hopes of having a breakthrough season took a serious hit.
According to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith was kicked out from practice by head coach Larry Drew on Tuesday, and has been suspended for tonight’s game against the Brooklyn Nets.
“Josh and I discussed the issue and he understood and accepted this course of action. We are confident that he will respond positively, learn from...
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As rumors swirl about the possible end of the Josh Smith Era in Atlanta, you can’t say he’s not going out with a bang. We’re pretty sure Brook Lopez agrees. [hart4basketball] Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
When it rains, it pours on the Atlanta Hawks. In addition to their issues with star forward Josh Smith, Atlanta has lost seven of their last ten games to fall to sixth place in the Eastern Conference. Saturday brought more bad news for Atlanta.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that Lou Williams, the team’s third leading scorer at 14.1 points per game, is out for...
ATLANTA -- This was a tale of two homecomings, but with only one story of redemption.
On the night of Joe Johnson's ballyhooed return to Atlanta, the Hawks stole the spotlight by racing out to a big lead and cruising to a 109-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets at Philips Arena.
Even with Josh Smith serving a one-game suspension on Wednesday night (conduct detrimental to the team...
Remember when the Atlanta Hawks were surprising the NBA world winning game after game? That seems like ages ago.The Hawks aren’t looking too good these days. Josh Smith was kicked out of practice and suspended one game last week and now guard Lou Williams is out for the season with a ligament tear in his right knee.
Via Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
The San Antonio Spurs (31-11) will hit the road to complete the second game of a back-to-back with a visit to Atlanta to take on the Hawks (22-17) and hope to correct what's ailing the team on the road. San Antonio is 2-7 in the last nine road games. This will be the first meeting between the two teams this season.
The Spurs are coming off a 95-88 win over the Warriors...
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks came out running Wednesday night at Philips Arena and didn't stop, taking advantage that the Brooklyn Nets were playing for the second consecutive night to reel off a 109-95 win. The Hawks had 29 fast-break points to the Nets' 12. Jeff Teague led the Hawks with a career-high 28 points and 11 assists. Al Horford had a double-double in the first...