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Nickey Van Excel is the son of former NBA player, Nick Van Excel. Nick is currently working in the D-League as an instructor for the Atlanta Hawks.
The grim story goes like this, Nickey states that he and his childhood friend were horse playing with a shotgun and it then went off. The blast killed his friend, Bradley Eyo. Nickey panicked and wrapped up Eyo’s body, put it in a trunk and dumped it over a bridge near by. He also tried hiding the shotgun and cleaned up the blood stains. The jury decided to convict Van Excel of murder, (perhaps because of the image of guilt Van Excel’s actions showed). The Dallas judicial system will now begin the sentencing process.
This is a depressing story, to say the least.
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ATLANTA Nineteen days. Its a span that will decide if Josh Smith plays the remainder of this season in a Hawks uniform or someone else's.
Its Smith's No. 5 that's the dominant jersey on the backs of those in the Philips Arena seats and the face of the College Park, Ga. native along with Lou Williams of Snellville that appears on a billboard in metro Atlanta proclaiming...
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks have signed guard Jannero Pargo to a second 10-day contract.
In five games since signing with the team Jan. 21, Pargo has averaged 5.2 points and 2.6 assists. The Hawks announced the second 10-day deal before Saturday night's game against the Chicago Bulls.
Pargo played seven games earlier this season with Washington.
The Hawks signed Pargo last...
Josh Smith trade rumors sprung up this past week, with the Phoenix Suns reportedly interested (and then not) in J-Smoove.
ESPN's Marc Stein reported that Atlanta is "gauging the trade value of their players and assessing their
options." But the Hawks won't be moving J-Smoove without receiving "a bona fide star player" in return.
The Hawks won'...
The Atlanta Hawks, who recently lost guard Lou Williams to a torn ACL, will try to fill the void by signing guard Jannero Pargo to a second 10-day contract. Pargo has averaged 5.2 points and 2.6 assists in 5 games with the Hawks this season including an impressive 16-point, 4-assist performance in his debut for Atlanta.
According to NBA:
The Atlanta Hawks have signed veteran guard...
The Atlanta Hawks announced Saturday that they signed veteran guard Jannero Pargo to a second 10-day contract. Pargo averaged 5.2 points, 2.6 assists and 1.0 rebounds in 16.0 minutes in five games under his first 10-day contract. He played in seven games for the Washington Wizards earlier this season, averaging 3.0 points and 2.0 assists in 14.6 minutes. Over his career, which...
ATLANTA Boredom and junk food.
That is what Hawks guard Lou Williams said have filled his days since tearing his ACL two weeks ago to the day.
Very boring, very boring, Williams said. Just rehabbing, icing, rehab, icing, junk food, icing rehab, icing.
He said he had eaten at Zaxbys four times this week and expected to make it a fifth after speaking with reporters around lunch...
With Rudy Gay now off the trade market, NBA trade rumors will latch onto a new player. That player appears to be Josh Smith. And it did not take long for something to coalesce in the rumor mill. Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld reports the Suns have initiated preliminary discussions with the Hawks for Josh Smith. And, he reports, if Phoenix does not get Smith they would plan on pursuing...
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...
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...
ATLANTA -- The Chicago Bulls, playing without three of their starters for the second consecutive night, beat the Atlanta Hawks 93-76 Saturday night at Philips Arena. The Bulls (29-18) may have been missing Kirk Hinrich, Joakim Noah and Carlos Boozer, but they still had leading scorer Luol Deng. He scored 25 points and pulled down a season-high 14 rebounds. Taj Gibson, who played...