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Britt Robson bucks the trend of ranking the Hawks on the basis of what is expected to happen in Al Horford's absence rather than on their body of work: The Atlanta Hawks should be folding any day now.That's been the dismissive conventional wisdom about the team from the "Highlight Factory" for more than a year. It's not fashionable to like Atlanta's chances, or even to respect its identity. The Hawks are the bickering team that was annihilated by Orlando in the 2010 playoffs (except they came back and beat the Magic in 2011). They are the team that overpaid for Joe Johnson, preventing them from making upgrades that can get them to the next level (except they have upgraded at point guard with the emergence of Jeff Teague and the imminent return of Kirk Hinrich).The Hawks are also the team widely regarded as having more talent than maturity, and not enough of either to be a real factor in the postseason, a notion that was reinforced by the potential season-en...
BEST OF MAXIM
Rookie Donald Sloan ended up being the odd man out with Kirk Hinrich’s return from shoulder surgery.
The Hawks waived Sloan today, well in advance of the Feb. 10 deadline for all contracts to be come guaranteed. The Hawks now have 14 players on the roster and, by my accounting, releasing Sloan gets them comfortably below the luxury-tax line so they won’t need to waive anyone...
Joe Johnson scored 15 of his season-high 28 points in the fourth quarter, rallying the Atlanta Hawks to a 97-92 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.
Josh Smith had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Jeff Teague added 15 points in the opener of Atlanta's five-game road trip.
Brandon Jennings had 21 points and 11 assists to lead Milwaukee, and Mike Dunleavy added 17...
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on little-used rookie guard Donald Sloan.
The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on little-used rookie guard Donald Sloan.
The Hawks were outrebounded 44-34 and the Spurs shot 51.2% from the floor last night and it did them in big time. Jeff Teague led the way for the Hawks last night with 20 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals and 1 blocked shot. Josh Smith only shot 6 of 17 from the floor in this game but he still finished up with 13 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals and 1 blocked shot. Joe Johnson...
ATLANTA HAWKS AND ALEX MERUELO MUTUALLY
AGREE TO TERMINATE AGREEMENT
There are seven teams in the NBA right now with only one loss at home, and six of those teams have .500 records or worse on the road. Of those seven teams, the San Antonio Spurs have one of the worst road records at 2-6. The Atlanta Hawks are 5-4 away from home, but they’re looking to improve their away record on their upcoming road trip which includes a date with the Spurs...
HAWKS ANNOUNCE 2011-12 NBA REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE
Team to host Washington in the home opener on Wednesday, December 28,
Joe Johnson scored 15 of his season-high 28 points in the fourth quarter, rallying the Atlanta Hawks to a 97-92 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night. Josh Smith had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Jeff Teague added 15 points in the opener of Atlanta's five-game road trip. Brandon Jennings had 21 points and 11 assists to lead Milwaukee, and Mike Dunleavy added 17 points.
No Horford, no problems. The Atlanta Hawks are 6-1 since they lost their All-Star big man and the squad is one of the biggest risers in this week's edition of the NBA Power Rankings.
The Atlanta Hawks have waived rookie guard Donald Sloan.
By Buddy GrizzardInitial feedback: A completely subjective and immediate response to the events of tonight's game, featuring a comment and rating, the latter on a scale of 1 to 10, on every player who saw the floor and the head coach, along with ephemera and miscellany as the author deems necessary.Your ratings and commentary, dear reader, are welcomed in the comments to this...
The Atlanta Hawks Foundation Grants $50,000
San Antonio has been nearly unstoppable at home and hopes to continue that trend tonight when the Atlanta Hawks visit the Alamo City.
GAME 20: Atlanta Hawks (13-6) at Detroit Pistons (4-15)
January 27, 2012 - 7:30 pm - The Palace at Auburn Hills
TV: SportSouth | Radio: 680 the Fan