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Al Horford was not in the Atlanta starting lineup against Brooklyn because of leg pain, and Hawks coach Larry Drew was unsure if or how much his center would play.
Zaza Pachulia started in place of Horford, who was battling hamstring and calf pain, according to Drew. Horford had started 37 of the Hawks' first 38 games this season.
Josh Smith was back in the starting lineup after missing a game because of a team suspension.
Gerald Wallace returned to the Nets' starting lineup Friday after missing two games and coming off the bench in the last one because of bruised ribs.
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Atlanta Hawks guard Lou Williams is out for the season after tearing the ACL in his knee Friday against the Brooklyn Nets. See what his coach said about the injury.
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...
X-rays can provide a sense of false hope, apparently.
When Hawks guard Lou Williams down with a right knee sprain during Atlanta's 94-89 loss to the Brookyn Nets Friday, the X-rays taken on site at the Nets' Barclays Center came back negative. However, after Dr. Michael Bernot of Peachtree Orthopedics in Atlanta examined Williams and took an MRI, the news came back much...
ATLANTA When Larry Drew returned to his office Saturday night, walking in from a short media session following his team's eighth loss in 10 games, his general manager, Danny Ferry, was waiting with one leg crossed over the other on his couch.
Safe to say, the Hawks head coach and general manager needed to have a discussion. Following their team's 98-93 loss to the San...
The defense was the backbone of the Hawks surprising start. Theyve been erratic on that end of the floor of late, but have you seen signs of them starting to turn things around?
I think the defense started to improve with the return to the lineup of Devin Harris. Hes their best perimeter defender.
I love Lou Williams offense, but Devin is a much better defense player and having...
Kyle Korver could be the beneficiary of more minutes with Lou Williams done for the season. The three-point specialist played 38 minutes, scoring 19 points (with five 3-pointers). He also grabbed eight rebounds and dished an assist.
Williams tore his ACL Friday night, ending his first year with the Hawks. In other Hawks injury news, Devin Harris sprained his left ankle and he...
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...
The Hawks hopes of having a breakthrough season took a serious hit.
Atlanta lost not only a game on Friday night, but also guard Lou Williams when he tore the ACL in his right knee in a 94-89 loss to Brooklyn. An MRI and X-rays on Saturday confirmed the injury, which will sideline Williams for the rest of the year. He was injured in the second quarter. While driving hard to the basket, his knee buckled. He left the floor in a wheelchair. Williams...
Atlanta Hawks guard Lou Williams suffered a non-contact injury to his right knee during last night’s contest against the Brooklyn Nets, according to Brett Pollakoff of Pro Basketball Talk.Williams sustained the injury during the second quarter of the game. He planted while on a fast break, his knee seemed to buckle, and he immediately limped off the floor, according to Pollakoff...
Lou Williams' expression sums up the Hawks' recent struggles to a tee
Once upon a time this season (in fact, back on December 29th), the revamped Atlanta Hawks were on a roll, sitting at 19-9 and appearing to be a force-to-be-reckoned with in the Eastern Conference, a few months after getting rid of their franchise player, Joe Johnson, in a glorified salary dump...
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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
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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...