Found March 14, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:
PLAYERS: Al Horford
TEAMS: Atlanta Hawks
Tweet Al Horford is having a career-year this season for the Atlanta Hawks. He’s consistently been the best player for them and has been a huge reason why they are headed to the NBA Playoffs. Horford must have decided that he needed a nice little highlight to add to his stats this year, though, because [...]
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Antwan Jamison Disrespected By Al Horford In the Form of a Dunk

Al Horford sent Antwan Jamison a nasty message when he obliterated him with a dunk during the first quarter of the Lakers and Hawks match-up on Wednesday night in Atlanta. You can see the massacre below, it wasn’t pretty. [SB Nation] Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

Kobe tweaks ankle in loss to Hawks

Devin Harris scored 17 points, Ivan Johnson hit a key basket and the shorthanded Atlanta Hawks shook off a 20-point third quarter by Kobe Bryant, snapping a three-game losing streak with a 96-92 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night. Bryant finished with 31 points, but made just 11 of 33 shots. He drove the baseline with a chance to force overtime but watched his...

Hawks pull out win over Lakers amid adversity

ATLANTA So, this is what a playoff victory in March looks like. Despite being outnumbered (regulars-wise), outclassed (size-wise) and stuck in the middle of a Kobe buzzsaw (Bryant had 28 second-half points), the Atlanta Hawks pulled out an emotional 96-92 win over the Lakers on Wednesday, before a spirited sellout crowd of 19,163 at Philips Arena. In NBA circles, there are no...

Suns face off vs. Hawks in Atlanta

Injuries might complicate the Atlanta Hawks' late-season run as they compete for playoff seeding. If their last game was any indication, however, they might be able to cope better than expected. Friday night's home game against the Phoenix Suns appears to be a good chance for Atlanta to pick up a second straight win and further distance itself from a rough stretch. The...

Hawks missing 2 starters against surging Lakers

The Atlanta Hawks are missing two starters for their game against the surging Los Angeles Lakers. Forward Josh Smith was out Wednesday night with a sprained left knee, while point guard Jeff Teague couldn't go because of a sprained left ankle. Both were injured the previous night in a loss at Miami. Teague didn't even attempt to suit up. Smith went out for pregame warmups...

Kobe, stop your blood clot crying!

Photo via AP/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton If you haven’t heard, Kobe suffered a severe ankle sprain against the Atlanta Hawks, Wednesday night.  As he attempted the game winning shot,  Dahntay Jones played Kobe a little too close as he contested the fadeaway jumper.  Jones’s leg kicked out as Kobe was on his way down.  Kobe subsequently turned his ankle and...

Kobe Bryant Is None Too Pleased With Dahntay Jones. Somewhere Bruce Bowen Is Giggling

Kobe makes a very valid point by being upset with Dahntay Jones, as undercutting jump shooters has been a huge problem in the NBA for years. Kobe mentioned in his postgame presser that he felt he Dahntay “Jalen Rose’d me,” and it is very true. Check out this article from the LA Times in which Jalen Rose admitted (ten years later) on a Grantland podcast that he intentionally...

Dahntay Jones Says he Didn’t try to Hurt Kobe

Dahntay Jones and Kobe Bryant have a history of getting in each others way. In a playoff game a few years ago between Jones’ Denver Nuggets and Bryant’s Los Angeles Lakers, Jones admittedly tripped Bryant on purpose after growing frustrated with alleged elbows and cheap shots. Four years later and Jones refuses to accept responsibility this time for an incident he claims was...

Kobe: Dahntay Jones Hurt me on Purpose (Video)

Kobe Bryant suffered a severe sprain of his left ankle during the final seconds of the Lakers game against the Atlanta Hawks yesterday. In the final seconds, Bryant attempted a game-tying field goal and landed on the foot of the defender Dahntay Jones. But with Kobe fading away you have to wonder, how did he land on the foot of the defender? Kobe seemed to be wondering the same thing...

Shorthanded Hawks hold off Bryant, Lakers

ATLANTA (AP) -- Devin Harris scored 17 points, Ivan Johnson hit a key basket and the shorthanded Atlanta Hawks shook off a 20-point third quarter by Kobe Bryant, snapping a three-game losing streak with a 96-92 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night. Bryant finished with 31 points, but made just 11 of 33 shots. He drove the baseline with a chance to force overtime...

Dahntay Jones defends himself on First Take against allegations of playing dirty

Ballertainment Dahntay Jones tells “First Take” crew his play against Kobe Bryant was not intentional Dahntay Jones called in to ESPN First Take Thursday morning to speak his peace about the unfortunate play which occurred Wednesday night that resulted in Kobe Bryant being injured. On the last play of the Lakers-Hawks matchup at Philips arena, Bryant went up for a fadeaway jumper...

Kobe Bryant Injures Ankle In Loss To Hawks

Kobe Bryant rolled his left ankle during a potential game-tying play vs. the Hawks on Wednesday night. With under 4 seconds to go in the fourth quarter, Bryant released a jumper from the corner over Hawks’ Dahntay Jones and stepped on the foot of Jones during his landing. After the 96-92 loss, a limping Bryant was set to undergo an X-ray. video via Ben Golliver

Suns-Hawks Preview

Injuries might complicate the Atlanta Hawks' late-season run as they compete for playoff seeding. If their last game was any indication, however, they might be able to cope better than expected. Friday night's home game against the Phoenix Suns appears to be a good chance for Atlanta to pick up a second straight win and further distance itself from a rough stretch. The...

NBA says that Dahntay Jones fouled Kobe and should have shot free throws

Kobe Bryant was silently fuming after the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Atlanta Hawks.  With just under 10 seconds to go in the game, Kobe Bryant attempted a fadeaway [...]
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!

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.