go to MSN.com
Found March 18, 2013 on Gamedayr:
TEAMS: Atlanta Hawks

Via Gamedayr:

An Atlanta Hawks cheerleader bit the dust, hard, during the intermission between the third and fourth quarters of Monday night’s Hawks vs. Mavericks game.

She was carted off the court and taken to the Atlanta Medical Center where she was “receiving treatment,” according to Deadspin.

In all seriousness, however, cheerleaders work extremely hard to provide entertainment for the fans. We are hoping she has a swift recovery, which appears to be the case, as the Atlanta Journal- Constitution reported that the Hawks notified the press that she was "released Monday night following examination by physicians."

More from Gamedayr:
6 Comments:
  • "Bit the Dust"?
  • "Bit the dust". Really? Your article, from beginning to end, read as though you were making a joke of the situation. "In all seriousness", why did you choose not to take a "serious" tone when writing about this?
  • dude, bit the dust usually implies someone died. How callous can you be about something like this>. the girl was hospitalized and you make a joke about it?!! you are a sad human being and i hope someone pees in your coffee!
  • The writer is a Jerk!! "Bit the dust" and "carted off the court"
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

Atlanta Hawks cheerleader takes a nasty fall during Hawks-Mavs game

Prior to the start of the fourth quarter of the Hawks-Mavs game, one of the Atlanta cheerleaders took a rather scary looking fall during a dance routine and had to be carted off the court after being immobilized. It looks as if she either slipped on the court’s slick floor or her foot just came out from under her, leading the poor girl to hit her head as she landed. Word is that...

Atlanta Hawks cheerleader taken off court in stretcher after falling (Video)

An Atlanta Hawks cheerleader was taken off the court in a stretcher Monday after slipping and falling during a dance routine. The cheerleader was hurt between the third and fourth quarter of the Hawks-Dallas Mavericks game at Phillips Arena. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution says the cheerleader was taken by paramedics to a hospital to undergo tests and that she never lost consciousness...

Dahntay Jones gets under opponents' skin

ATLANTA Atlanta Hawks coach Larry Drew said there were a lot of reasons why he was happy to have Dahntay Jones on his team. When he was held out of a game or others times when he has played sparingly six times since arriving from Dallas for Anthony Morrow on Feb. 21, the day the NBA trading deadline elapsed, Jones has played between two and seven minutes he has not pouted, even...

Atlanta Hawks Cheerleader Hospitalized After Falling During Routine (Video)

Poor girl, I hope she is ok. Looks like she just hit a wet spot on the floor and lost her balance. She hit her head pretty hard on the floor. Hopefully, they just carted her off as a precaution. If we get any more details we will let you know. H/T Deadspin

Atlanta Hawks cheerleader leaves arena on a stretcher after falling

Basketball players aren’t the only athletes on the court in an arena during NBA games. Dance teams also provide entertainment during the games mixing dance skills and eye candy to keep the crow hyped during timeouts and lulls in the game. An Atlanta Hawks cheerleader was injured and had to leave the arena via stretcher during Monday night’s Hawks game at Philips Arena. The cheerleader...

Atlanta Hawks building momemtum towards postseason

The Hawks (37-29) have won three straight games and snapped a five-game road losing streak after their victory against Brooklyn. “Coming into this game we were concerned with the matchups,” coach Larry Drew said according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “The first three games we went big on them. This time we decided to go with our [...] [[ This is a content summary...

Jeeze! Hawks Cheerleader Loses Footing, Lands on Face

Wow, when we received 'Atlanta Hawks cheerleader slips and falls, taken off court on stretcher' -- we expected a flip or something to be involved. Nope, foot simply slid out from in front of Kristen... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com

Atlanta Hawks Cheerleader Wipes Out During Routine, Appears to Be OK After Classic Banana Peel Fall (Video)

Maybe she should have given her sneakers the old Larry Bird spit treatment before heading onto the court for this one. An Atlanta Hawks cheerleader was released from Atlanta Medical Center on Monday night after taking a spill during an in-game routine, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. While cheerleaders are known for high-flying stunts and pretty involved gymnastics repertoires...

Hawks 105, Nets 93

Al Horford had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks dominated the fourth quarter to beat Brooklyn 105-93 on Sunday night, keeping the Nets from tying for first place in the Atlantic Division. Josh Smith added 21 points and seven boards for the Hawks, who won their third straight by outscoring the Nets 34-20 in the final period. Neither team led by more than six points...

Mavericks-Hawks Preview

The Atlanta Hawks seem to be comfortably headed to the playoffs for a sixth straight season, but that doesn't mean their content with their current position. The Hawks may find themselves tied for fourth in the Eastern Conference if they can extend their winning streak in a matchup against the visiting Dallas Mavericks on Monday night. Atlanta (37-29) is fifth in the conference...

Hawks done in by slow first quarter vs. Mavs

ATLANTA (AP) -- Dallas coach Rick Carlisle called it a "defensive pillow fight." If so, Atlanta coach Larry Drew felt like his team didn't bring enough pillows. Darren Collison scored 24 points and the hot-shooting Mavericks set season highs for points in a half and a game in a 127-113 victory over the Hawks on Monday night. Carlisle said the Mavericks would "...

Bucks-Hawks Preview

Atlanta Hawks coach Larry Drew was anything but pleased after watching his team get outplayed from start to finish in the opener of a three-game homestand. The Milwaukee Bucks, meanwhile, won their last game after coming out strong from the opening tip. Atlanta aims to get back on track Wednesday night versus Milwaukee, which hopes to avoid a ninth loss in its last 10 visits to...

McGrady: Rockets’ 22-game run ‘a lot harder’

Tracy McGrady, who played on the last national basketball association team to win 22 straight games, says the streak his 2008 Houston Rockets went on was more impressive than the Miami Heat's current 22-game win streak., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/mcgrady-rockets-22game-run-a-lot-harder
Hawks News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Adrian Peterson on exempt list, out indefinitely

The Minnesota Vikings have used the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List on running back Adrian Peterson, which requires him to stay away from team activities and the facility until his current bout with the law is completed. The #Vikings statement in its entirety on placing Adrian Peterson on “Exempt/ Commissioner’s Permission list…” pic.twitter.com/byFI31roMs — Sean...
Via Sportsnaut
6 hours ago

Brandon Marshall calls out ESPN for misleading him

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall was once considered what was wrong about the National Football League. During his days with the Denver Broncos, the Pro Bowl receiver had multiple issues with the team and was viewed as a cancer within the organization.  Marshall had also been accused of domestic violence earlier in his NFL playing career. The now model citizen was diagnosed...
Via Sportsnaut
11 hours ago

Stevens backs Rondo: He's big part of rebuilding effort

If Brad Stevens gets things his way, Rajon Rondo will be around for a while. Despite all the trade rumors, the Boston Celtics head coach sees his star point guard as a centerpiece in the team’s rebuilding efforts. “I love him. I really think he’s a big part of what we’re doing,” Stevens told The Berkshire Eagle. “Hopefully, he can have a great year right from the get...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago

Hawks giving Dominique Wilkins statue outside of arena

The Atlanta Hawks held a press conference concerning the sale of the team. But it was also revealed that a Hawks legend will be getting his own statue very soon. It’s long overdue, in fact. Via Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Dominque Wilkins will get a statue on March 6, 2015. — Chris Vivlamore (@CVivlamoreAJC) September 16, 2014 Dominique Wilkins played...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
14 hours ago

Vandals burn phallic symbol onto high school field

Police investigators reportedly are seeking warrants in an attempt to collar a group of vandals who utilized a grass-killing agent they purchased on the Internet to burn a penis into the football field at a high school in Bedford, Mich. The suspects in question allegedly are two teenagers who say they got the idea of […] The post Vandals burn 100-yard penis into Michigan high school...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 hours ago

Nats clinch NL East

The Washington Nationals are heading back to October. By virtue of a 3-0 win in Atlanta over the Braves on Tuesday night, the Nationals clinched their second NL East championship in three seasons. Even sweeter for the team must be the fact that the clinched the title at Turner Field. A year ago, the Braves won the NL East, shocking a Nationals team that was a chic World Series pick...
Via The Outside Corner
10 hours ago

Farrell: Rusney Castillo 'likely' to debut Wednesday

Rusney Castillo has been fast-tracked through the minor leagues, and the new Boston Red Sox outfielder is set to make his debut with the big club. Red Sox manager John Farrell said Tuesday on MLB Network Radio that the Cuban-born outfielder is “likely” to make his major league debut on Wednesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. According to Farrell, Castillo will play center...
Via NESN.com
19 hours ago

Nike pulls Peterson merch from shelves in Minnesota

This week just keeps getting worse and worse for Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson. After he began to lose some support from the public yesterday when another picture was released—showing another four-year-old son with a scarred head—his biggest sponsor, Nike, is now taking action. An eye-opening development:...
Via The Sports Daily
16 hours ago

CBS removes Rihanna altogether from 'TNF' intro

Rihanna and CBS are over before they even really began. Hours after the pop star took to Twitter to harshly criticize CBS Sports for wanting to use her new “Thursday Night Football” music video intro this week after pulling it before the Baltimore Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers game last week in the wake of the Ray Rice news, CBS announced it would permanently be editing her voice...
Via NESN.com
19 hours ago

Kevin Olsen no longer enrolled at Miami following arrest

Backup quarterback Kevin Olsen is no longer enrolled at the University of Miami following his DUI arrest on Monday.
Via Gamedayr
17 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.