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DeMarcus Cousins suspended one game for hit on Al Horford

When Kings center DeMarcus Cousins goes Jungle Boogie, things can get ugly. This week, the ugliness resulted in a suspension. The NBA announced a one-game suspension for Cousins on Thursday (per Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports) after he struck Hawks center Al Horford with a forearm to the head in Sacramento’s 103-97 loss to...Read More
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' rally comes up short vs. Wolves, but there were massive dunks (VIDEO)

Al Horford and the Hawks couldn't overcome the Wolves. Brett Davis USA TODAY Sports"Close, but no cigar" was the name of the game for the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. After falling behind by 34 points against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Hawks stormed back, only to fall short of their eighth consecutive win with a 117-107 loss.The near comeback was nice, although it would have...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Hawks be worried about their offense after awful preseason?

Al Horford could spend even more time on the perimeter this season. Tim Fuller USA TODAY SportsWhen the Atlanta Hawks lost DeMarre Carroll this offseason in free agency to the Toronto Raptors, many expected the Eastern Conference finalist would take a step back on defense. Yet if the preseason is any indication, Atlanta might be in more trouble on the other end of the court as it...
Via Fox Sports
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Horford's putback gives Hawks Game 5 win over Wizards

Following a Paul Pierce three pointer, the Washington Wizards held an 81-80 lead with eight seconds remaining. That was enough time for the Atlanta Hawks to respond and thanks to Al Horford, they did. Hawks guard Dennis Schroder went one-on-one with Wizards guard John Wall, who returned to the lineup after missing three games with a fractured left hand. Wall allowed Schroder position...
Via KCM Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Al Horford Will Play in Game 2

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford dislocated his right pinky finger during the team’s Game 1 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday afternoon. Per Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Horford was adamant that he would be available for the second meeting of the first-round series. “I’m playing. I’m playing. I feel fine. I practiced today.” Horford tallied...
Via Sportsnaut
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: 3 reasons Al Horford will be an All-Star

The Atlanta Hawks’ season went slightly downhill last year when they lost center Al Horford, who is arguably the face of the franchise. Horford was undoubtedly the Hawks leader on and off the court. He led the Hawks by averaging 18.6 points and 8.4 rebounds per game during the 29 games he played before the injury. During that stretch he shot nearly 57 percent from the floor and...
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Three potential draft targets for the Atlanta Hawks

With the NBA Draft only 18 days away it’s safe to say that most front offices have officially entered panic mode. Decisions on whether to trade up, down or out in the first round or what positions should be targeted for each team is something every teams general manager and coaching staff has discussed heavily already. For the Atlanta Hawks, the idea of trading up is most definitely...
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Atlanta Hawks trade up in the NBA Draft?

The Atlanta Hawks currently are sitting with the 15th pick in this year’s NBA Draft. While there are good and serviceable players available in the middle of the first draft, none seem to be franchise changing players. Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that Atlanta’s general manger Danny Ferry is aware that Sacramento would be willing to move their eighth...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' Horford on track to return for training camp

Al Horford is on track for next season's training camp, but the Hawks center won't be able to play for the Dominican Republic's national team this summer as he rehabs from a torn right pectoral muscle. In a statement released by the Hawks on Wednesday, Dr. Xavier Duralde said "Al is doing very well and has progressed as expected as he rehabilitates his right pectoral muscle. As of...
Via Fox Sports South
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Who the Atlanta Hawks should keep

Credit: Keith Allison When a team finishes 6 games under .500 it’s often a sign that something needs to change. But for the Atlanta Hawks the wins and losses don’t tell the whole story. In fact, in a season so decimated by injury, that the Hawks were able to finish with that record and make the playoffs is a testament to what this team is capable of heading into next season....
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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