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Josh Smith has played nearly his whole career alongside Joe Johnson in Atlanta. The two have been a “less than dynamic duo” for the Hawks, playing well but never clearing the hump to reach the top of the Eastern Conference. Now Johnson is in Brooklyn, paving the way for Smith to lead the Hawks by himself. Smith played in every game last year for Atlanta, posting career highs in points and rebounds per game. He has positioned himself to take the next step in his career and be the face of a franchise, not just one of its good players. If Johnson’s departure is not enough motivation, Smith is also in the final year of his contract. Whether the future of his career is in Atlanta or somewhere else, he has a chance to earn big bucks this year. I have been consistently impressed with Smith’s play over the years, but he also has one big fault. There are times when he settles for contested jump shots instead of driving or passing. He is an incredibly athletic guy with a constantly impr...
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Tweet With Joe Johnson and his 18 points a game up in Brooklyn now the Atlanta Hawks will need Jeff Teague to be more aggressive and assertive at the offensive end of the floor. Like this. http://youtu.be/oEH7SGJEFxw Back in the day this might not have been an offensive foul, but the “restricted area” half [...]
ATLANTA -- Hawks forward Josh Smith will miss Sunday night's game at Oklahoma City because of a right ankle sprain. Atlanta says Smith won't travel with the team. There was no mention of the injury after Smith played 41 minutes in the Hawks' season-opening 109-102 loss to Houston on Friday night. The Hawks said on Saturday that Smith was injured during the game...
The Atlanta Hawks, the best analogy for them, they’re the chick on the side, never given the chance to be girlfriend number 1. The Hawks are consistently 4th or 5th seeds in the East but are never thought to be title contenders.
A roster with their two best players being really good, no one is going to assume Josh Smith and Al Horford are the players to take you to the promise...
ATLANTA With so much roster turnover in the offseason the Atlanta Hawks remained something of a mystery right up until game time of their season opener on Friday.
That's when head coach Larry Drew finally unveiled his starting lineup, which featured Devin Harris at the shooting guard and Kyle Korver at the small forward to go with returning starters Jeff Teague, Josh Smith...
Hawks forward Josh Smith will miss Sunday night's game at Oklahoma City because of a right ankle sprain.
Atlanta says Smith won't travel with the team. There was no mention of the injury after Smith played 41 minutes in the Hawks' season-opening 109-102 loss to Houston on Friday night.
The Hawks said on Saturday that Smith was injured during the game. Smith had 18 points...
Sometimes the best dunks are the ones that don't count.From last night's Atlanta Hawks/Houston Rockets game, Atlanta point guard Jeff Teague drove the lane to throw down a poster dunk on Marcus Morris.While the play looked to be legal, the referee from behind the basket called a offensive foul on Teague:
Here is a look at the local media that covers the ATLANTA HAWKS. Newspaper- The Atlanta Journal Constitution serves the greater metro Atlanta area. Its online sports section appears to be laid out well. It includes a special page of content on the Hawks. Beat reporter Chris Vivlamore (Twitter) has writes for the Hawks Blog. Columnists
Believe it or not, the NBA's regular season is this week. To get you ready, Crossover Chronicles will be profiling a team each day for the next few weeks. This week is the Southeast Division. Today is the Atlanta Hawks.
2011-12 Record: 40-26, lost first round
Key Losses: Joe Johnson (traded to Nets), Marvin Williams (traded to Jazz), Willie Green (traded to L.A....
ATLANTA -- James Harden picked up where he left off after his eye-popping 37-point debut against the Pistons on Halloween, scoring 45 points to lead Houston Rockets to a 109-102 win over the Atlanta Hawks. Jeremy Lin added 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Omer Asik had a career-high 19 rebounds. Josh Smith led the Hawks' frantic fourth-quarter comeback, giving the Hawks an...
Johnson was replaced
with Korver, Lou and Morrow
T.I. and Drake weep
Guest Haiku from @Frothygopher:
Oh boring Hawks team
Y U no more exciting?
I'll skip all your games
The Hawks off-season seems to me like they are treading water at best. Joe Johnson, who was overpaid is out, but a glut of shooters come in to replace him. Lou Williams is a quality player, especially as...