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Hawks trade rookie Payne to Timberwolves for future first-round pick

Payne, 23, was the Hawks' first-round pick (No. 15 overall) in the '14 draft. He's played in three NBA games while bouncing between the Atlanta roster and the D-League. While he was considered a fit for coach Mike Budenholzer's system on draft day, the emergence of players like Mike Scott on the Hawks' bench diminished any potential playing time.
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Jaw Drops on Mike Scott’s Posterizing Dunk over Bradley Beal

One play may have summed up the Atlanta Hawks dominance of the Washington Wizards this season. Current Hawks forward and former Virginia standout Mike Scott got the ball on an outlet pass from teammate Kyle Korver. Ahead on the break Scott was met by Wizards guard Bradley Beal. Unfortunately for Beal, he was just in the way of Scott’s path to the rim. Scott throws it down on the...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Scott posterizes Bradley Beal with monster slam dunk

In case you happened to be looking for a poster slam dunk from the Atlanta Hawks, then Mike Scott decided to let you have one. Late in the fourth quarter, check out the below fast break dunk where Scott rises up to throw down a big slam dunk on Washington’s Bradley Beal: Looks like Mike Scott won this round, folks! *** Scott dunks on Beal [Hoop District] Scott image courtesy of Getty Images
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Injury Update: Mike Scott is considered 'probable' for tonight's game against the Heat

The Atlanta Hawks head into Friday's game against the Miami Heat coming off a 100-97 win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday. The win improved the Hawks to 4-3, third in the Southeast Division. Paul Millsap lead the Hawks with 30 points on 13-for-23 shooting and 17 rebounds. The Hawks were without reserve forward Mike Scott due to a back injury. The good news is that Scott is expected...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks News: Atlanta to re-sign Mike Scott

Mike Scott, the 25-year-old power forward out of the University of Virginia is the latest free agent to be off the market.  Scott, who spent his first two seasons in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks, will be returning to Atlanta next year.Photo by Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsAdrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports that Scott will sign a deal worth $10 million over three...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Scott Signs a Contract Extension With the Hawks.

  Forward Mike Scott has officially signed a contract with the Atlanta Hawks, 3 years $10 million. Scott was an un-drafted rookie out of Virginia that the Hawks signed last season. Scott wasn’t expected to do much, but turned out to have a good year and showed signs of potential. Scott is a tall, athletic role player that was key in the Hawk’s success last season. It is clear...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Scott Loves Emojis

Atlanta Hawks player Mike Scott can use emojis without picking up his iPhone, can you? While most people only use emojis in conversations, Scott has a way to use the characters when his phone isn’t available: tattoos. Scott gained attention for his tattoos during the Hawks-Pacers series of the 2014 NBA Playoffs. However, the Hawks forward began his unique tattoo trend earlier in...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pacers' rally falls short as Hawks take 3-2 series lead

INDIANAPOLIS -- Mike Scott made five 3-pointers during a 30-6 second-quarter run Monday night, and the Atlanta Hawks fended off a furious fourth-quarter rally to beat top-seeded Indiana 107-97 and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Atlanta can clinch the first-round series at home Thursday. Scott scored all 17 of his points during an incredible 12-minute stretch when Atlanta...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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