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ATLANTA Atlanta Hawks coach Larry Drew said there were a lot of reasons why he was happy to have Dahntay Jones on his team.
When he was held out of a game or others times when he has played sparingly six times since arriving from Dallas for Anthony Morrow on Feb. 21, the day the NBA trading deadline elapsed, Jones has played between two and seven minutes he has not pouted, even though he has struggled with it.
Drew said he has found Jones engaging in the locker room and trying his hardest to get up to speed on the team's offensive and defensive systems. Most of all, though, Drew and general manager Danny Ferry said Jones' acquisition has helped to fill a big void in the role of a perimeter defender a role that thrust Jones into the center of a high-profile controversy late last week with one of the league's biggest stars.
"Dahntay, he's a terrific defender," Drew said. "Not that they won't score on him but he's going to make them work fo...
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This Atlanta cheerleader fell hard in between the third and fourth quarters of the Hawks vs Mavericks game.
Prior to the start of the fourth quarter of the Hawks-Mavs game, one of the Atlanta cheerleaders took a rather scary looking fall during a dance routine and had to be carted off the court after being immobilized. It looks as if she either slipped on the court’s slick floor or her foot just came out from under her, leading the poor girl to hit her head as she landed.
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An Atlanta Hawks cheerleader was taken off the court in a stretcher Monday after slipping and falling during a dance routine.
The cheerleader was hurt between the third and fourth quarter of the Hawks-Dallas Mavericks game at Phillips Arena.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution says the cheerleader was taken by paramedics to a hospital to undergo tests and that she never lost consciousness...
The Hawks (37-29) have won three straight games and snapped a five-game road losing streak after their victory against Brooklyn. “Coming into this game we were concerned with the matchups,” coach Larry Drew said according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “The first three games we went big on them. This time we decided to go with our [...]
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Poor girl, I hope she is ok.
Looks like she just hit a wet spot on the floor and lost her balance. She hit her head pretty hard on the floor. Hopefully, they just carted her off as a precaution.
If we get any more details we will let you know.
Basketball players aren’t the only athletes on the court in an arena during NBA games. Dance teams also provide entertainment during the games mixing dance skills and eye candy to keep the crow hyped during timeouts and lulls in the game. An Atlanta Hawks cheerleader was injured and had to leave the arena via stretcher during Monday night’s Hawks game at Philips Arena. The cheerleader...
Wow, when we received 'Atlanta Hawks cheerleader slips and falls, taken off court on stretcher' -- we expected a flip or something to be involved. Nope, foot simply slid out from in front of Kristen...
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Maybe she should have given her sneakers the old Larry Bird spit treatment before heading onto the court for this one.
An Atlanta Hawks cheerleader was released from Atlanta Medical Center on Monday night after taking a spill during an in-game routine, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. While cheerleaders are known for high-flying stunts and pretty involved gymnastics repertoires...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Dallas coach Rick Carlisle called it a "defensive pillow fight."
If so, Atlanta coach Larry Drew felt like his team didn't bring enough pillows.
Darren Collison scored 24 points and the hot-shooting Mavericks set season highs for points in a half and a game in a 127-113 victory over the Hawks on Monday night.
Carlisle said the Mavericks would "...
The Atlanta Hawks seem to be comfortably headed to the playoffs for a sixth straight season, but that doesn't mean their content with their current position.
The Hawks may find themselves tied for fourth in the Eastern Conference if they can extend their winning streak in a matchup against the visiting Dallas Mavericks on Monday night.
Atlanta (37-29) is fifth in the conference...
When Dahntay Jones slid under Kobe Bryant, that brought the whole NBA fan base into the discussion and made it a hot topic for days.
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UCLA point guard Larry Drew talks about UCLA's seeding and the NCAA Tournament...