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Pero Antic, Hawks Share Interest For New Deal

Pero Antic wants to remain with the Atlanta Hawks as a free agent in the offseason, and the interest is mutual. “From your mouth to God’s ears, we say,” Antic said when asked if he would like to return to the Hawks. “I love it. I love the guys. I love everything. I couldn’t be happier to come. The coaching staff, to be so similar to Europe, to be so understanding of the...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Pero’s Perils

It’s been a tough month for Atlanta Hawks’ backup center Pero Antic. The 32-year-old Macedonian big man is mired in the worst shooting slump of his young career, aside from his dreadful performance in last year’s first round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers. Antic, who despite his frame (6’11”, 260 lbs), plays more away from the basket than he does near the rim...
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks seek redemption in Toronto

Though the Toronto Raptors are four and a half games behind the first-place Atlanta Hawks and are third in the Eastern Conference standings, they are 2-0 against the Hawks this season and recently activated injured star guard DeMar DeRozan, who had missed the previous 21 games with a torn groin tendon suffered in a November 28 home loss to the Dallas Mavericks. The Raptors were...
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Full mock draft

Thursday night every NBA team will make a decision that’ll shape its franchise for years to come, when they select the next stars in the NBA Draft. This is regarded by many as one of the strongest draft classes in years, and I definitely agree. The Atlanta Hawks have the 15th and 43rd overall picks in this Draft. So here is my prediction for Thursday night. With the 15th pick the...
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks center Antic 'due' for shooting breakout in Game 7

ATLANTA -- During the Hawks' first-round playoff series with the Pacers -- the Eastern Conference's top seed -- much attention has focused on the high-profile struggles of the Indiana players, notably All-Star center Roy Hibbert. As the series wears on, Hibbert has played less. After averaging 24.5 minutes in the first four games, Hibbert has logged just 12 minutes for Games 5 and...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' Pero Antic out 2-to-4 weeks

The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Orlando Magic on Wednesday by the score of 112-109. The win was their second straight to move them to 22-19, eight games behind the Miami Heat in the Southeast Division.  But the team received some bad news regarding center Pero Antic, who's been playing well of late in place of Al Horford.  Antic has a stress fracture in his ankle and will be lost...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' Antic out 2 to 4 weeks with ankle injury

Atlanta Hawks center Pero Antic has a stress fracture in his right ankle and is expected to miss two to four weeks. The loss of Antic leaves the Hawks thin on their front line as they prepare to play San Antonio on Friday night. Antic has been Atlanta's primary replacement for Al Horford, who was lost for the season when he tore his right pectoral muscle on Dec. 26. Antic suffered...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pero Antic hits one-legged 3-pointer to force OT

Pero Antic is a 31-year-old rookie from Macedonia who currently plays for the Atlanta Hawks. He also looks like he walked straight out of central casting to fill the role of Henchman #1 in the latest James Bond film. Needless to say, he might be the scariest looking guy in the NBA. Saturday night, Antic donned his villain cap and ripped the hearts out of Bobcats fans everywhere —...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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