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Every Kyle Korver three-pointer from the 2014-15 regular season

In terms of the best pure shooters in the sport of basketball, Atlanta Hawks forward Kyle Korver has to be among the top of the list. This season, Korver made an incredible two-hundred and twenty-one three-pointers to help the Hawks to the best record in the Eastern Conference. For those of you who might have missed some, check out awesome compilation below which features ever Korver...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
39 minutes ago  |  Discuss

The injury to DeMarre Carroll gives Hawks minimal chance to KO Cavs

During the 4th quarter of the Hawks/Cavs game it seemed the Cavs had control of the game due to the play of J.R. Smith and LeBron James, but something happened during that quarter that would place a stamp on the entire series. DeMarre Carroll while pressing the issue on a fast break started his euro step between J.R. Smith and LeBron James and his knee exploded. The play looked so...
Via The Front Office News
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Despite injury, several teams reportedly ready to pursue DeMarre Carroll in free agency

The Game 1 injury to Atlanta Hawks wing DeMarre Carroll was terrifying for a lot of reasons, most of all because of the short- and long-term ramifications that reverberated from the spot Carroll fell on the Philips Arena floor. Yes, Atlanta's championship dreams were doomed if Carroll's injury were serious, but this was bigger than that. With his stellar play this season and the...
Via Fox Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Jeff Teague Deserved All NBA Honors

(Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… While the general majority of the recently announced All-NBA members were undoubtedly deserving of their placement, there remains several arguable snubs. After heading the offense of a team that experienced its most success as a franchise, soaring to the top of the Eastern conference...
Via HoopStuff
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hawks fan cries while meeting Shaquille O'Neal (Video)

A female Atlanta Hawks fan broke down in tears while meeting Shaquille O’Neal after Wednesday night’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Shaq used her phone to take a picture with her and gave her a big kiss on the cheek during a commercial break in TNT's Inside the NBA postgame show. As Shaq's colleagues teased him about it when they returned from the break, Shaq joked...
Via Holdout Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron dominates as Cavaliers take Game 1 of East Finals

After putting up yet another great performance on Wednesday night, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is three wins away from earning his fifth consecutive trip to the NBA Finals. Leading Cleveland past the Atlanta Hawks 97-89 in Game 1, James scored 31 points, added eight rebounds and dished out six assists. Tying Stephen Curry for the most three-pointers in a single game...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawks fan cries after getting kiss from Shaq

One particular Hawks fan in attendance for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals at Philips Arena really wanted to meet Shaquille O’Neal. Wednesday was her lucky night, as the fan was given the opportunity to snap a selfie with Shaq after the game during Inside the NBA. The seven-footer even surprised her with a kiss. The fan was so excited that she burst into tears.  ...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

DeMarre Carroll suffers knee injury during Game 1

DeMarre Carroll suffered what appeared to be a serious knee injury during the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals Wednesday against the Cavaliers. Carroll was driving to the basket and picked up his dribble as he headed to the hoop with about four minutes left in the game. It’s unclear whether...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kent Bazemore rises for monster slam dunk during Cavaliers-Hawks game 1

As the start of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Cavaliers and Hawks happened in Atlanta, Kent Bazemore decided to show off his aerial ability. With time running down in the third quarter of play, Bazemore drove baseline and was able to soar for a monster one-handed slam dunk: That’s an amazing slam by Kent! *** Bazemore monster slam [StreetHistory] Bazemore image courtesy...
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Shaquille O'Neal plants kiss on Ernie Johnson on Hawks kiss cam (Video)

Shaquille O'Neal planted a big kiss on fellow TNT NBA analyst Ernie Johnson while captured on the Atlanta Hawks "Kiss Cam" at Wednesday night's Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.It happened during a timeout late in the second quarter. The Hawks posted this Vine with the caption "It's a perfect match!"H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Finals: The Cavs will win if…

After six years in banishment, the Cleveland Cavaliers have returned to the Eastern Conference Finals. A lot has changed since 2009: Then-President Barack Obama was trying to connect with the Twitter generation; Mad Men was receiving the praise of consumers; Taylor Swift was owning the Billboard charts; the Cleveland Browns were looking to improve upon a sub-.500 season; the Cleveland...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs vs. Hawks, Game of Thrones, Mad Men and Louis CK – WFNY Podcast – 2015-05-19

Craig is on location, so Dave Sterling did the recording and most of the hosting as we discussed a variety of topics in the news. The Cleveland Cavaliers get ready for the Atlanta Hawks We are all Delly Fan satisfaction even before reaching the final goal Louis C.K. jokes about child molestation Game of Thrones dissatisfies with shocking tactics Game of Thrones week-to-week versus...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Horford Shows Why The Hawks Are Overlooked

What are the ingredients that turn NBA players into superstars? They have to be really good at basketball, obviously. It doesn’t hurt to play in a market that provides a platform for them to regularly showcase their abilities to the nation. A little showmanship and being in some national commercials likely help as well. There are more spices, juices, and seasonings which are needed...
Via Crossover Chronicles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks vs. Cavaliers: How the regular season went

​ Yesterday, I looked at how the Rockets and Warriors matched up against one another this regular season, with the caveat that regular season performance carries over only so much into the postseason, even in the case a dominant performance like Golden State’s 4–0 regular season sweep of Houston. The same caveat applies as we look to the Eastern Conference Finals, featuring...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks: 3 Biggest Keys to Game 1

Though the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs featured a pair of series that displayed the favorites slightly stumbling through, the two survivors—the Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks—will battle for the right to represent the East in the 2015 NBA Finals. Cleveland lost power forward Kevin Love to a dislocated shoulder earlier in the postseason, but LeBron...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Warriors-Hawks the best potential NBA Finals matchup?

The other day, I was asked who I would pay to watch play on the Atlanta Hawks. The answer was no one. There is not one individual I would pay..... The post Is Warriors-Hawks The Potential Finals Matchup That’s Best For Basketball? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs-Hawks Roundtable: Previewing The East Finals

Editor’s Note: Crossover Chronicles is happy to welcome two special guests to a roundtable on the Eastern Conference finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks. Joining us are special guests Raphielle Johnson and Aaron Torres, whose analysis will lead off our examination of this series. The other five panelists for this roundtable are Crossover Chronicles writers...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Talking Cavs and Hawks, Mad Men, and Faith No More, While We’re Waiting

Happy Tuesday WFNY! I don’t know about you guys, but I’m more than ready for more basketball. These five days off are great for the Cavaliers, but torture for fans. The exciting thing is that, if the Cavaliers are going to be in the Finals, then we are at the halfway point of the playoffs. Eight wins down, eight more to go. So now we turn our eyes to Atlanta. Before Game 6 of...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' one-two point guard punch key to Atlanta's playoff run

The NBA is a point guard's league. Fortunately for the Atlanta Hawks, they have two playmakers who bring different skill sets to the game. And were it not for Jeff Teague and Dennis Schroder, the Hawks would never be in the Eastern Conference finals."When those two guys play together, it gives you a second player that's very comfortable, very accustomed, to being in pick-and-rolls...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

By defeating the Cavs, the Hawks can silence all doubters

They easily won more games than any other team in the Eastern Conference this season and had four All-Stars, but that hasn’t stopped basketball fans from questioning the Atlanta Hawks’ status as a serious championship contender. Despite having the second longest active streak of playoff appearances behind only the dynasty that is the San Antonio Spurs, the Hawks are the furthest...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Eastern Conference Finals preview

The Eastern Conference Finals matchup is set, and we can all finally stop playing the “what if?” game. This is how is was supposed to be, the number one seed Atlanta Hawks will face the number two seed Cleveland Cavaliers in a seven game series to decide which team will represent the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals. Lebron James is getting ready to play in his fifth consecutive...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawks Head to Eastern Conference Finals in Epic Game 6 Ending

With a 10-point lead at the nine minute mark in the fourth quarter on Friday night, it appeared as if the Atlanta Hawks were going to win Game 6 against the Washington Wizards going away. This would have sent the Atlanta to the Eastern Conference Finals without much drama. Then, Washington found a way to get right back into the game in the ensuing few minutes, pulling to within three...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawks advance after Pierce 3-pointer waved off

The Atlanta Hawks advanced to the Eastern Conference finals after beating the Washington Wizards 94-91 in Game 6 of their series Friday, but the win did not come without controversy. The Hawks led most of the fourth quarter save for a two-minute stretch towards the end when the Wizards took the lead, and they were...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Horford keeps Atlanta Hawks flying high

Al Harford and his late game heroics in game 5 against the Washington Wizards have put his team in a very favorable position. His elevated level of play gives the Atlanta Hawks a chance to wrap up the series and reach the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. He is a vital ingredient in the Hawks’ recipe for success. The prized All-Star center has played exceptional basketball this season...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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