Found January 07, 2013 on TheProBasketballTalk:
Kyle Korver was one of GM Danny Ferry's sneaky acquisitions. Now as a starter, Korver's hot three-point shooting is propelling Atlanta to a top three playoff seed in the Eastern Conference. Photo via:Foxsportssouth The Brooklyn Nets splurged this offseason with the intent to lure Knick fans to join the Nets bandwagon. After three seasons, where the Nets were deemed irrelevant before their move to Brooklyn, the Nets looked at the 2012 offseason with the intent on building a winner right away. The new owners wanted something that could contend with the Knicks for the foreseeable future. Their goal was acquiring Dwight Howard to join Deron Williams, but after opting in during the regular season, the Nets had to trade for him, rather than outright signing him. As the Howard drama played out, and Brooklyn seemed like they weren’t finding a team to help them acquire Howard, the Nets opted to keep their own players, and the results cost huge dividens. Instead of continuing th...

Williams' impact on Hawks lineup undeniable

Lou Williams has caught fire since joining the Hawks starting lineup. Whats the biggest impact hes had on the lineup? Instant offense. Without question. Theyre used to having that off of the bench in spurts because his minutes were down. But extra minutes for Lou has changed the dynamic of this team. Their guard play, now you have to deal with both Marquis Teague and with Lou...

Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry Fined $15,000 For Being A Tattle Tale

Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry picked up one of the sillier fines this NBA season today, for essentially snitching on Rajon Rondo. The Celtics point guard bumped referee Rodney Mott during Saturday night’s 89-81 win over the Hawks — a game the Hawks led by 19 at one point, by the way — and after the game, Ferry decided to pass along video of Rondo’s faux pas. One problem: he...

Hawks GM fined $15K for ref flap

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for inappropriate interaction with game officials following Saturday night's game against the Boston Celtics. The fine was announced Monday by Stu Jackson, the league's executive vice president of basketball operations. The Hawks led the Celtics by 19 points before losing 89-81. The Hawks were outscored...

Hawks Lose to Celtics as Anthony Morrow Misses Fifth Straight Game

The Atlanta Hawks could use a boost, but they did not get it from Anthony Morrow last night.  The Hawks lost to the Boston Celtics 89-81 as Morrow missed his fifth straight game.  The Hawks' guard has been battling a sore hip and will continue to be listed as day-to-day. The Hawks have been banged up with injuries to Morrow, Devin Harris, and DeShawnn Stevenson.  The team...

Comments from the Other Side - Hawks 1/5

This was a very satisfying win for the Celtics.  I love it when there are a lot of Celtics fans in opposing buildings.  Atlanta seems to be the best for that.   Lots of Josh Smith hate.  I'm not really sure why Celtics fans are ready to give up a ton to get this guy when the fans that watch him night in and out don't like him.   A fun game and some fun comments. ...

Hawks Feel Double The Heartbreak

One of the major storylines of the early NBA season has been the steady success of the new look Atlanta Hawks (20-12), but back-to-back demoralizing losses has coach Larry Drew a little concerned about his team. The first loss came Friday night on the road at the hands of the lowly Detroit Pistons (13-22). After struggling [...]

Hawks GM Ferry "snitches" on Rondo, gets him suspended

Well this is a new low. NBC Sports is reporting Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry gave the referees a copy of the video showing Rajon Rondo bumping into referee Rodney Mott after the Boston-Atlanta game Saturday. Rondo has since been suspended for the bump and will miss tonight's game against the Knicks. As reward for his snitching, Ferry was fined $15,000. So, I guess the message...

Video: Rajon Rondo Triple-Double Highlights vs. Atlanta Hawks

ESPN Boxscore Rajon Rondo recorded his 2nd triple double of the season. He and Jose Calderon are the only players this season with 2 triple doubles. It's the 15th triple double of Rondo's regular-season career (6th most among active players). He had 14 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists in the 89-81 win over the Atlanta Hawks.  Video courtesy of OfficialCeltics: How...

Your Morning Dump… Where Grit and Balls may have Been Re-discovered in Atlanta

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. According to the NBA schedule, the Celtics will host Phoenix on Wednesday. Last night they were a phoenix.Rising from the ashes of a 19-point, first-half deficit, the Celts turned the beating around in stunning...

Without Adelman, Wolves hold off Hawks

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves keep losing players, and Tuesday night, they played without their coach as well. Still they pushed their record back above .500 this late in the season for the first time since 2007, earning a 108-103 victory over the Atlanta Hawks at Target Center. With coach Rick Adelman absent due to what the team called a personal matter, top assistant...

Timberwolves 108, Hawks 103

MINNEAPOLIS -- A healing hip injury couldn't stop Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic from delivering a career-high 18 rebounds in Tuesday's 108-103 victory over Atlanta. Hawks forward Josh Smith's freaky athleticism and shot-blocking couldn't stop Pekovic from delivering the last two of his 25 points that kept the Hawks from coming all the way from a 17-point, second...
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