Found June 18, 2013 on HoopStuff:
Josh Smith and the Top 10 Free Agent Power Forwards By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/HoopStuff… 1. Josh Smith- Atlanta Hawks (UFA) Smith is an elite athlete and shot-blocker, an excellent scorer, passer, rebounder and defender, but his shot selection and maturity have always a problem and clearly needs a change in scenery. Regardless, he can be the second best player on a championship contender and it is time for him to leave Atlanta and go somewhere else, like Houston, where he would make an excellent second option next to James Harden and he would fit perfectly in their fast paced offense. Prediction: Signs in Houston 2. David West- Indiana Pacers (UFA) David West is still one of the better post players in the NBA and can be a first option down low for many teams in the NBA, as he is an elite mid range jump shooter and post scorer, even at 32. He was a key leader, scorer and rebounder for the Pacers and their second best player during the regular season (Roy Hibbert took that ...

Al Horford thinks that Kevin Durant Sprint commercial is funny

Ever wondered what Atlanta Hawks forward Al Horford thought of that Kevin Durant body-switching Sprint commercial? We now know thanks to the realm that is Twitter: That KD Sprint commercial is hilarious!!! — Al Horford (@Al_Horford) June 19, 2013 In case you missed that commercial, we have that for you below:

Jeff Teague, 2013-14 Fantasy Sleeper

So it’s still not even actually off-season, the Spurs lead the Heat 3-2, the draft is still 10 days out, and NBA franchises have yet to enter free agency but seem trigger-happy to let coaches go.  Seriously, it’s like “oh hey George Karl and Lionel Collins – you got us a franchise high wins… Do you want the congratulatory used sofa or wood paneled TV?”  It’s been...

Larry Drew adds Bob Bender, Nick Van Exel to staff

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- The Milwaukee Bucks have officially added Nick Van Exel and Bob Bender to head coach Larry Drew's staff as assistant coaches, general manager John Hammond announced Monday. Bender will join the Bucks after spending the last nine seasons as an assistant coach with the Atlanta Hawks, the last three under Drew. Van Exel has been Atlanta's player development...

Hawks’ Dancer Crystal Hopkins Redefines Tryout Game

  We told you guys about Atlanta Hawks dancer Crystal Hopkins back in 2012 during the NBA playoffs and mentioned th…

Atlanta Hawks facing roster makeover this NBA off-season

With only three players guaranteed under contract for next season, the Atlanta Hawks will face a massive roster overhaul this NBA off-season that will likely include Josh Smith leaving via free agency.  While landing Dwight Howard and/or Chris Paul is the dream scenario, the franchise needs to have a more realistic plan of attack this summer. Atlanta Hawks (44-38 last year) 2012...
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