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Change is in the air for the Atlanta Hawks.
With a string of six straight playoff appearances behind them, the Hawks embark on a new era this season with long-time San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Mike Budenholzer at the helm.
In general manager Danny Ferrys second season, the Hawks continue a metamorphosis, as the starting lineup should have at least two new starters, swingman DeMarre Carroll and forward Paul Millsap, who takes the spot of Atlanta native Josh Smith. Smith moved on after nine seasons with the Hawks having signed a free-agent contract with Detroit.
While Millsap ought to be able shoulder the load offensively formerly filled by Smith, the Hawks will have to find a way on defense to make up for the loss of one of the leagues premier shot blockers and defenders. Another long-time Hawk who left via free agency is center Zaza Pachulia, who spent eight seasons in Atlanta.
With Pachulia gone, the Hawks went to something of a short-term fix in the middle, signing 14-yea...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Atlanta Hawks, probably not destined for this year’s playoffs, are letting everyone know that they would indeed be the No. 1 seed if the season, which has yet to commence, ended today:
h/t Bleacher Report
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2012-13 Regular Season Record: 44-38 Playoffs: First Round – (6) Atlanta Hawks vs (3) Indiana Pacers, Lost Series 4-2 Key Offseason Additions: Paul Millsap, Dennis Schroeder, Elton Brand, Gustavo Ayon, Mike Budenholzer (Coach) Key Offseason Losses: Josh Smith, Zaza Pachulia, Ivan Johnson, Devin Harris Outlook: The Atlanta Hawks have undergone a complete roster reformation...
Here are seven things to love and loathe about the Atlanta Hawks' 2013-14 schedule, in advance of the club launching their season Wednesday against the Mavericks:
1030 @ Dallas
111 vs. Toronto (home opener)
113 @ L.A. Lakers
115 @ Sacramento
117 @ Denver
1. Logistical Concerns
Sure, the players and coaches aren't personally navigating their luxury charter jets from city...
Hawks fans can ride in style to Philips Arena this season on the FOX Sports Fan Express, at no additional cost to their group ticket package.
Groups of up to 55 can reserve the luxury vehicle for a 2013-14 regular season game by calling the Hawks group sales department at 866-715-1500, option 4; emailing email@example.com; or visiting hawks.comfanexpress.
When riding Fan Express...
Final Score – Atlanta Hawks (0-1) 109 – Dallas Mavericks (1-0) 118 The Dallas Mavericks welcomed the Atlanta Hawks for their first game of their season. Throughout the first 2 quarters was very close but after the first half, the game got out of hand quickly. Notes For The Mavericks: Starting Lineup: Jose Calderon, ...The post Ellis Leads Dallas To Victory Against The Hawks...