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Ankle Insurance: Jeff Teague puts Evan Turner in a blinder

The boy Teague has claimed another one. This time it was in the playoffs. Sorry he had to do Evan like that, but he didn’t play his note before Game 1 of the Eastern Conference series versus the Hawks and he paid the price. Man check out how claimed ET.   Teague crosses Turner  
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Why the Atlanta Hawks won game one

There’s a trend going on in these playoffs. In the opening two games both the Brooklyn Nets and the Golden State Warriors won on the road. The Atlanta Hawks kept the streak alive as they beat the number one team in the Eastern Conference, the Indiana Pacers, in Indiana 101-93. The size mismatch is what most experts predicted the Hawks to have troubles with. Roy Hibbert is 7’2...
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Jeff Teague loses Evan Turner with nasty crossover

Despite what the seeding would tell us, the Atlanta Hawks are currently beating up on the Indiana Pacers and Jeff Teague is one of the reason why. In the third quarter of play, Teague was being guard by Pacers reserve Evan Turner and check out the incredible crossover move that causes Turner to fall back: Just straight nasty… *** Jeff Teague loses Evan Turner [gifdsports] Teague...
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Atlanta Hawks Twitter account trolls anti-Hawks sign

Later tonight, the Indiana Pacers will do battle with the Atlanta Hawks in the first game of their first round playoff series. With the Hawks in Indianapolis, you can understand that the social networking crew has seen plenty of pro-Pacers sign. Check out the Hawks Twitter account response to a Pacers sign in chalk telling them to beat the Hawks: Cute, Indy. pic.twitter.com/zDqbt1qOFD...
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Atlanta Hawks Dream Team

Center: Dikembe Mutombo Getty Images The greatest center to ever play for the Hawks was Moses Malone, but his tenure in Atlanta was short-lived, so instead I chose to pick Dikembe Mutombo. The four-time defensive player of the year is most known by younger audiences for his role in the GEICO commericals, but was also a force on the basketball court during his time in the NBA being...
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Carmelo Anthony publicly supports Mike Woodson, calls him a ‘father figure’

In a somewhat surprising turn of events, Carmelo Anthony, seemingly in a state in denial over how the Knicks missed the postseason, came out and publicly supported embattled head coach Mike Woodson during comments made on Thursday. “Mike Woodson has become a guy I can talk to, almost a father figure, a friend, a guy […] The post Carmelo Anthony publicly supports Mike Woodson...
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Hawks' Al Horford out for the entire post season

The Atlanta Hawks ended the regular season with a win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday. They enter the playoffs with the daunting task of taking on the number one seed Indiana Pacers. Although they played most of the season without center Al Horford, it's official that the Hawks will be without their leading scorer throughout the post season, making the task of upsetting...
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Mike Woodson Awaits Firing Squad

Mike Woodson will be fired as Knicks head coach, it is only a matter of when.  Whether it is today, tomorrow, next week, the timing is only a formality. Former Knicks coach Larry Brown once said, “I am a dead man walking,” and while Mike Woodson’s career as Knicks coach is not yet dead, the firing squad is taking aim. Phil Jackson is the new sheriff in town and new sheriff’s...
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Who to praise for the Atlanta Hawks being an eight seed, who’s to blame

Two weeks ago, the New York Knicks took control of the eighth seed in the Eastern conference sending many Hawks fans into panic mode. This was short lived because by the time the Hawks won its next game, they took back the eighth seed and never looked back, finishing the season strong winning six of its last eight games. Many Hawks fans were advocates of the Hawks missing the playoffs...
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Chris Douglas-Roberts Hits Game-Winning Floater against Hawks

The name Chris-Douglas Roberts may look familiar to you; Derrick Rose’s former teammate at Memphis, the 6’7” shooting guard has played on a different NBA team each of the last four season. However, it seems as though CDR has maybe found a permanent home this year. On Monday night, Douglas-Roberts was trusted enough by head coach Steve Clifford to take the last shot of the game...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague Named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Jeff Teague of the Atlanta Hawks was named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played from April 7 to April 13. Teague led the Hawks to a 3-1 record while averaging 20.3 points, 5.8 assists and 1.75 steals on the week. Behind their point guard, Atlanta clinched the East’s eighth playoff spot with wins over the Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat. Game of the week...
Via Basketball Bicker
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Why the Atlanta Hawks made the playoffs

  In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. When examining why the Atlanta Hawks made the playoffs, this is the first thing that came to mind. It needs a little tweaking though. In the conference of dumpster fires, somebody has to finish eighth. That’s better. It’s a little harsh, but in many ways so was watching a lot of (L)Eastern conference basketball. That being...
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Three Hits: Hawks halt Heat, clinch No. 8 seed in East playoffs

ATLANTA -- Here are three things we learned from the Hawks' 98-85 victory over the Miami Heat, clinching Atlanta's seventh consecutive postseason appearance and a season-series split against the defending champions (2-all): 1. Kudos to the Hawks for wrapping up a playoff spot earlier than expected On April 2, just 10 days ago, the Hawks suffered a gut-wrenching home defeat...
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Did Paul Pierce rip on Teague brothers' looks?

Paul Pierce was heard clowning siblings Jeff and Marquis Teague during Friday’s Atlanta Hawks-Brooklyn Nets game. Pierce called the pair the “ugliest brothers in the league, by far.” So ugly in fact, that he repeated by far two more times with added emphasis. photo by: Keith Allison The post Paul Pierce Calls Jeff, Marquis...
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WATCH: Hawks use Nicolas Cage clips to pump up crowd

The Atlanta Hawks are using actor Nicolas Cage to pump up the home crowd when opponents shoot free throws by playing this clip on the Jumbotron.The video reel features Cage screaming, yelling, and freaking out in an attempt to get fans loud and distracting to the opposition.The Hawks are 22-16 at home this season as opposed to just 12-27 on the road. So maybe this Cage-inspired visual...
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