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OKLAHOMA CITY - Atlanta knew what it had to do coming into Oklahoma City if it wanted to pull out its first win of the season. It had to get out and run, limit its turnovers and not commit stupid fouls. The Hawks followed the plan to perfection as they pulled out a 104-95 victory over the Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Sunday. "I just thought it was a total team effort," Hawks coach Larry Drew said. "You come into a building like this, which is a very tough place to win, you kind of dictate the pace and rhythm of the game. I thought we did a phenomenal job on the boards tonight. I thought our guys came in here, rolled their sleeves up and played four solid quarters." But there was one more component to Atlanta's victory that Drew hadn't counted on. That was the hot hand of guard Lou Williams. With Atlanta leading 86-84, Williams drained a 3-pointer with Kendrick Perkins running at him. The next time down the court he hit a pair of fouls s...
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OKLAHOMA CITY Scott Brooks tinkered with the rotation again and watched as his team slogged through a Sunday night against an Atlanta bunch stocked with new players but not with talent.
Brooks said before the game Sunday, it wasn't really about scouting reports and schemes, basically suggesting, "It's us, not them."
Looks like there's a lot of truth to what...
ATLANTA -- Hawks forward Josh Smith will miss Sunday night's game at Oklahoma City because of a right ankle sprain. Atlanta says Smith won't travel with the team. There was no mention of the injury after Smith played 41 minutes in the Hawks' season-opening 109-102 loss to Houston on Friday night. The Hawks said on Saturday that Smith was injured during the game...
It may only be the first week of November, but it is never too early to start thinking about Christmastime. Just ask Oklahoma City Thunder players Reggie Jackson, Serge Ibaka, Nick Collison, and Thabo Sefolosha as they star in this local television ad for a Norman, Okla., Chysler Jeep Dodge dealership.Everyone seems to be in the Christmas spirit except Perkins. I don't know if...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Al Horford had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Lou Williams added 10 of his 19 points during Atlanta's decisive fourth-quarter surge and the Hawks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-95 on Sunday night.
Williams hit a 3-pointer, a 24-foot jumper and converted a three-point play off a driving scoop in the lane during a 12-4 push midway through the fourth quarter...
Hawks forward Josh Smith will miss Sunday night's game at Oklahoma City because of a right ankle sprain.
Atlanta says Smith won't travel with the team. There was no mention of the injury after Smith played 41 minutes in the Hawks' season-opening 109-102 loss to Houston on Friday night.
The Hawks said on Saturday that Smith was injured during the game. Smith had 18 points...
Josh Smith will not play tonight against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Atlanta Hawks guard will sit out with an ankle sprain. Smith did not travel with the team, so he will be completely unavailable. Smith is receiving treatment back in Atlanta in hopes of returning to the court as soon as possible. #ATLHawks Injury Report: Johan Petro (lower back) and Josh Smith (right...
Devin Harris took a second to chat about his new team, the Atlanta Hawks.
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Tweet Saturday night, Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague was robbed of a highlight when he was called for a charge after smashing on Houston Rockets forward Marcus Morris. Sunday night Teague was looking for redemption, and made All-Star Kevin Durant his victim with a vicious one-handed hammer: Teague is making an early bid for [...]
Usually Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is use to dunking on people, while last night he got dunked on. Doing the damage was Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague. In the Hawks win over the Thunder Teague drove right down the lane and threw down a monster jam over Durant.
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Al Horford had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Lou Williams added 10 of his 19 points during Atlanta's decisive fourth-quarter surge and the Hawks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-95 on Sunday night.
Williams hit a 3-pointer, a 24-foot jumper and converted a three-point play off a driving scoop in the lane during a 12-4 push midway through the fourth quarter that put the Hawks...
Jeff Teague got nasty during the second quarter of the Atlanta Hawks and Oklahoma City Thunder game on Sunday night. Teague got a clear opening to the hoop, drove to the basket, and took off to dunk directly over Kevin Durant. The dunk was vicious and Teague did not apologize to KD as far as we know.
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While the most recent addition to the Oklahoma City Thunder likely won't hinder the team's chemistry, it might take some time for the Atlanta Hawks and their new faces to come together.
The Thunder look to build on their first win when they host the Hawks on Sunday night.
Russell Westbrook scored 32, Kevin Durant had 23 points with 17 rebounds and veteran newcomer Kevin...
A couple of days ago, Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague nearly posterized Houston Rockets forward Marcus Morris but was called for an offensive foul.However, Teague last night against the Oklahoma City Thunder decided to find a better player to poster.Watch as he throws it down on Kevin Durant:
As you can see from Kendrick Perkins' performance here.
ATLANTA With so much roster turnover in the offseason the Atlanta Hawks remained something of a mystery right up until game time of their season opener on Friday.
That's when head coach Larry Drew finally unveiled his starting lineup, which featured Devin Harris at the shooting guard and Kyle Korver at the small forward to go with returning starters Jeff Teague, Josh Smith...