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ATLANTA -- Al Horford made the dunk that put the Atlanta Hawks up for good -- finally -- over the short-handed Toronto Raptors. Just another one of Hawks coach Larry Drew's patented plays out of a time out. "You have to give credit to Coach Drew," Horford said after Wednesday night's 93-92 win. "He's the one that drew it up. "He spends a lot of time running through these ATO (after time out) plays, and I think were one of the better teams in the league at doing them." But down at the other end of the Philips Arena hallway, Raptors coach Dwane Casey was fuming about a foul not called on Horford in a frenzied scramble in the final four seconds. "I'm tired of this," Casey said angrily. "I'm tired of losing games because of missed calls at the end of the game. I know the league's going to come down on me for this but I don't care. Guys have fought their hearts out, played their hearts out and at the end of the g...
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Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith could be suiting up for another team for the first time in his NBA career soon. League sources have informed Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports that the “growing expectation” in league circles is that the Hawks will trade Smith before the NBA’s trade deadline in mid-February.
This isn’t the first time that Smith has been rumored to be on...
Josh Smith is expected to be traded this season, according to Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears.
Smith has been rumored to be on the trading block for years. J-Smoov is finally on the last year of his $13.2 million deal. In his latest team power rankings, Spears wrote that the Hawks could finally pull the trigger on a deal this season
Expectations are growing that...
The Atlanta Hawks survived a wild, physical late-game battle under Toronto's basket - thanks to Al Horford's go-ahead dunk with 21 seconds remaining.
Horford had 22 points and 10 rebounds and played tough defense with two blocks near the basket in the closing seconds of the Hawks' 93-92 victory Wednesday night.
''It was a do-or-die situation,'' said...
Expectations around the NBA are growing that the Atlanta Hawks will trade Josh Smith this season.
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks had to overcome a 10-point halftime hole, dig in hard in the fourth quarter and survive a frenzied scramble in the final four seconds to beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 93-92 Wednesday night at Philips Arena. Josh Smith and Al Horford led the Hawks (26-19), Smith with 20 points and 11 rebounds, Horford with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Kyle Korver...
Now, after missing out on Gordon and Gay, the Suns have shifted their attention to a new star that may be available prior to the Feb. 21 trade deadline.
The Suns are pursuing Josh Smith, according to multiple league sources. Phoenix will try to acquire Smith before the deadline or, if that fails, through a sign-and-trade deal next offseason.
The Suns are very interested in Smith...
Not long before Colangelo spoke, [Dwane] Casey let loose, after the officials declined to call a foul at the end of Toronto’s one-point loss when DeMar DeRozan clearly was mauled.
“I’m tired of losing games because of missed calls at the end of games. I know the league is going to come down on me, but I don’t care,” said a seething Casey, smoke practically billowing out...
After having their winning streak snapped, the Atlanta Hawks may be able to bounce back quickly against a Toronto Raptors team they've dominated recently.
The Hawks look for their fourth win in five games Wednesday night when they host the short-handed Raptors, who have lost 11 of 13 in the series.
After a rough 2-8 stretch, the Hawks (25-19) showed some signs of life with...
Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday for criticizing officials the previous night after a loss at Atlanta.
In the closing seconds of the Raptors' 93-92 loss to the Hawks, Toronto's DeMar DeRozan grabbed the rebound of a missed shot by teammate Alan Anderson and had his attempt under the basket blocked by the Hawks' Al Horford. There...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Al Horford scored 22 points, including a go-ahead dunk with 21 seconds remaining, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 93-92 on Wednesday night.
Longtime Raptors guard Jose Calderon and forward Ed Davis gave farewell hugs to their teammates about an hour before the game as word leaked of a trade that will send small forward Rudy Gay from Memphis...
Dwane Casey has received a $25,000 fine by the NBA for public criticism of the officials.