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Atlanta Hawks coach Larry Drew had high praise for his team after a remarkable win its last time out.
He surely hasn't been pleased with the Hawks' recent efforts against the Atlantic Division-leading New York Knicks.
Seeking a fourth consecutive victory, visiting Atlanta tries to avoid a fifth loss in six games to New York as these clubs square off Sunday for the first time this season.
The Hawks (25-18) found themselves on the verge of defeat Friday before storming back from 27 down in a 123-111 double-overtime win over Boston. Kyle Korver came up clutch down the stretch, making five of his career-high eight 3-pointers in the fourth quarter.
Korver finished with a season-best 27 points while Al Horford scored 24 to go along with 13 rebounds. Josh Smith added 17 points, 14 boards and seven assists and Jeff Teague scored 23.
"This is probably, I'm trying to think as a coach and as a player, one of the most amazing comebacks I've been associated with," ...
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Josh Smith says he expected not to make the All-Star team after getting his hopes up last year. He is however, devastated, that none of his teammates made the team and 2 non-playoff bound players (Jrue Holiday and Kyrie Irving) did:
Q. What do you think about the fact that there are no Hawks on the team?
A. Now that is a devastation. To have two people … that probably aren’t...
Much has been made of Josh Smith being a free agent after this season and whether the Atlanta Hawks will trade him before the deadline. The Los Angeles Lakers have been a popular ending point for Smith, as the team clearly needs to infuse some athleticism into their roster.
It’s unsure what kind of contract Smith will yield on the open market, as someone who can look like the best...
Al Horford's sore hamstring must be better. The Atlanta Hawks big man played a team-high 51 minutes in a win Friday over the Boston Celtics.
The former Florida Gator scored 24 points (7-15 FG, 10-11 FT), grabbed 13 rebounds, dished three assists and snagged two steals. Play him now.
Kyle Korver made eight shots -- all of them 3-pointers -- for a team-high 27 points to go...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Kyle Korver scored 27 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame a 27-point deficit in the first half to beat Boston 123-111 in double-overtime on Friday night, handing the Celtics their sixth straight loss.
Jeff Teague had 23 points for Atlanta before fouling out in the first overtime. Al Horford had 24 points and 13 rebounds. Josh Smith, who opened the second overtime...
Kyle Korver scored 27 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame a
27-point deficit in the first half to beat Boston 123-111 in
double-overtime on Friday night, handing the Celtics their sixth
Well, that wasn't fun. It's becoming clear that the bench is finally coming around but now the starters are slumping. The second unit gave us that big lead in the second quarter and then it went away when the starters came back in. But there's progress. We at least got one great half of basketball. One thing that always strikes me is all the complaints...
The Boston Celtics lost to the Atlanta Hawks 123-111
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About two weeks ago, Josh Smith once again had a run in with coach Larry Drew, which is about the 50th time he has had a run in with a player, coach or someone in management, while with the Atlanta Hawks. He has long wanted a trade and there is a very good chance that he will be traded before the February deadline, especially since he is going to be a free agent and will most...