HAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Atlanta Hawks will sign third point guard with final roster spot

The Atlanta Hawks have one lost roster spot available, and they are looking at one position in particular. With the Atlanta Hawks roster currently standing at 14 players, general manager Travis Schlenk as one last spot on the team to to fill. With a massive amount of quality free agents still remaining, it had remained […] Atlanta Hawks will sign third point guard with final roster...
Via Soaring Down South
3 hours ago

Three reasons an Atlanta Hawks rebuild will be fun to watch

The Atlanta Hawks made a sharp heel-turn this offseason toward a rebuild. With playoff and All-Star appearances not guaranteed, what aspects of an Atlanta Hawks rebuild will be fun for fans to invest in and watch? Step 1: Trade an unwanted contract in Dwight Howard. Next, step 2: Do not re-sign Paul Millsap. Finally, step 3: Attain cheap, short-term, […] Three reasons an Atlanta...
Via Soaring Down South
7 hours ago

Who is new Atlanta Hawk Nicolas Brussino?

What do we know about Atlanta’s latest acquisition, Nicolas Brussino? As reported earlier, the Hawks have claimed former Dallas Maverick Nicolas Brussino off of waivers. Brussino is not exactly a household name and many Hawks fans did not even know of his existence before it was made public that the Hawks have claimed him. The 14th […] Who is new Atlanta Hawk Nicolas Brussino...
Via Soaring Down South
9 hours ago

WATCH: Hawks Unveil Latest Community Court At Coan Park

Recently we teamed up with Verizon to unveil one of our newest courts at Coan Park.
Via YouTube
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Trade Rumors: You can wager on whether the Atlanta Hawks will trade for Kyrie Irving

Yep. This is a thing. Kyrie Irving reportedly wants to be traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers, in part due to a desire to be the center of his own squad and be apart from LeBron James. While that is certainly an interesting and perhaps misplaced goal, many fans of the Atlanta Hawks have jumped to the trade machine in an effort to construct the perfect scenario that would bring Irving...
Via Peachtree Hoops
1 day ago

Mike Muscala ready for expanded role with Atlanta Hawks

The Hawks announced Muscala’s signing on Tuesday and he’s excited to be back in Atlanta. Mike Muscala’s return to the Atlanta Hawks has been a (very) open secret for almost three weeks. On Tuesday afternoon, though, the Hawks officially announced that the now-veteran big man has re-signed with the organization and Muscala visited with the assembled media. “I'm really excited...
Via Peachtree Hoops
1 day ago

Nicolas Brussino: The next enrollee of Hawks University

How much do you know about the Hawks’ new Argentine swingman? Well, you’re about to learn a lot more... The Atlanta Hawks claimed Argentinian swingman Nicolas Brussino off waivers on Saturday evening, after the 24 year old was waived on Thursday by the Dallas Mavericks. Brussino spent spent the 2016-17 season in Dallas while playing with Peñarol and Regatas Corrientes in Argentina...
Via Peachtree Hoops
1 day ago

Travis Schlenk: The mastermind in the Atlanta Hawks’ front office

The Atlanta Hawks, the NBA, and the world learned an important lesson in Las Vegas: John Collins can ball. The power forward selected 19th overall out of Wake Forest came to Summer League to prove everyone wrong. Well, everyone except one. Travis Schlenk knew what he wanted to do with the team as soon as he became general manager, and by the time the draft was completed Atlanta saw...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Top 5 Hawks Plays From Summer League

Check out our top 5 plays from Summer League, highlighted by you know who.
Via YouTube
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Summer League Phenom John Collins Once Scored 26 Points Entirely on Dunks During a High School Game

Watch out, NBA players. Because if you're not careful, John Collins will find you. And he will dunk on you. Collins, a power forward out of Wake Forest who was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 19th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, said as much during a recent interview with STACK. "I'm definitely looking to poster anyone I can," Collins said. "It's an amazing feeling...
Via Stack
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks rookie John Collins throws down must-watch dunk at Summer League

Atlanta is excited about rookie John Collins, whom the Hawks drafted No. 19 overall. Collins is a big man, and he played in the post during his two years at Wake Forest, but he has the athleticism to play with wings.That athleticism was fully on display this afternoon at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Collins took a pass from the top of the key, charged to the basket, and posterized...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jazz looking to move Boris Diaw

The Utah Jazz signed Thabo Sefolosha, and according to a report, they’re not done shaking the roster up. As the Jazz look to add frontcourt depth, one man who may be on his way out of Utah is Boris Diaw, who just wrapped up his first year with the team.Tony Jones and Kyle Goon of The Salt Lake Tribune noted that the Jazz are hoping to add another forward, as well as a center to...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks CEO keeps promise to pay for Tinder Night couple’s wedding

Talk about a worthwhile promotion night. Over two years ago, Hawks fans Ben McCleskey and Avery Armstrong attended a Hawks game as their first date on Swipe Right Night for Tinder couples. Now they’re getting a free wedding out of it. The couple returned for the second Swipe Right Night in 2016. After that, Hawks CEO Steve Koonin gave his promise to host and pay for the wedding...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks will pay for wedding of couple who met at team Tinder night

Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has announced the team will keep its promise to host and pay for the wedding of a couple whose romance blossomed at a Hawks game back in 2015.Ben McCleskey and Avery Armstrong originally met at a Tinder “Swipe Right Night” during a Hawks game, something documented by the former via Twitter. The match clearly was meant to last, as the two continued...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jamal Crawford in serious talks to sign with Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves may be adding to their already impressive offseason haul.Shams Charania of The Vertical reports on Saturday that three-time Sixth Man of the Year Jamal Crawford is in “serious talks” to sign with the Timberwolves once he clears waivers. The 37-year-old Crawford, who averaged 12.3 points per game in 2016-17, officially secured his buyout from the Atlanta...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tim Hardaway Jr. deal to help renew Carmelo Anthony trade discussions with Houston

The New York Knicks are set to land restricted free agent Tim Hardaway Jr. This deal is reportedly going to help them in trade discussions regarding Carmelo Anthony and the Houston Rockets.Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports the deal “is expected to trigger a renewed willingness to work with the Houston Rockets on trade scenarios to unload Anthony.”Wojnarowski also noted the Knicks...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Demaryius Thomas predicts Nuggets will make playoffs after signing Paul Millsap

Demaryius Thomas feels confident about the Denver Nuggets’ chances of making the playoffs next season after signing All-Star power forward Paul Millsap in free agency.The Denver Broncos wide receiver, who helped recruit Millsap to the Nuggets, is calling his shot. He says the Nuggets are playoff-bound in 2017-18.“I’m calling it: We will make the playoffs,” he said, via the...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks sued by former security employee who said black entertainers were screened more than white ones

The Atlanta Hawks have previously had problems with racism in the organization, and now it could be in hot water again. The Hawks are being sued by a former security employee who says he was fired because he brought up to management that security was different for black and white performers. From AP: According to the lawsuit, black entertainers whose requests to bypass metal detectors...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap thanks Hawks fans with farewell message

Paul Millsap spent four solid years with the Atlanta Hawks, and the veteran provided fans with plenty of great memories, and was part of an Eastern Conference Finals appearance as well. The Hawks have adopted a strategy for team building that includes going younger and making the team more athletic, with a roster that allows them to space the floor and stretch out opposing defenses...
Via The Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Alleged mistreatment of black celebrities cited in lawsuit against Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks are being sued by a former member of their security staff who claims he noticed a pattern of racial discrimination against African-American celebrities.TMZ reports that Sam Haynes, a former Hawks security manager who also ran event security at Phillips Area, is suing the team for wrongful termination. Haynes says he was relieved of his duties after he pointed out...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap bids farewell to Atlanta, thanks Hawks fans

Paul Millsap is set to join the Denver Nuggets after blossoming into an All-Star player during his four-year stint with the Atlanta Hawks, which followed seven solid seasons as a member of the Utah Jazz.On his way out of Atlanta, the 32-year-old forward, who signed a 3-year, $90 million deal with the Nuggets, took to Instagram to post a farewell to the city and issue a heartfelt...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Suns abruptly end pursuit of All-Star Paul Millsap

Linked to Blake Griffin before he re-signed with the Los Angeles Clippers, it previously looked like the Phoenix Suns were attempting to make a big splash in free agency.That was magnified with reports early Saturday morning that Phoenix was one of the teams hotly in pursuit of four-time All-Star Paul Millsap.It now looks like Phoenix has dropped out of the bidding and is prepared...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Hawks gear up for summer league in Las Vegas

With the draft complete and Atlanta’s three new faces officially becoming official, they now get the opportunity to showcase their talents in the 2017 summer league in Las Vegas. John Collins, Tyler Dorsey, and Alpha Kaba are all on the roster and will demonstrate their abilities alongside other young players and familiar faces who have made a home overseas. The fans will get a...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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