HAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via Diehardsport
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks To Hire Steve Koonin Of Turner As CEO

The Atlanta Hawks will soon name Steve Koonin, currently the president of Turner Entertainment Networks, as the franchise's chief executive officer. An announcement could come this week. Koonin oversees programming, marketing, scheduling, strategy and operations for TNT, TBS, Turner Classic Movies and truTV. The Hawks have been trying to improve their image, as they currently...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports South
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague Cross Marquis Teague To The Floor (Video)

Hawks’ Jeff Teague crossed his brother, Marquis Teague, to the floor during the fourth quarter of Atlanta’s 93-88 win over Brooklyn. The post Jeff Teague Cross Marquis Teague To The Floor (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeff Teague breaks brother's ankles on crossover

There aren’t many instances in the NBA when brothers play against each other but that’s exactly what happened tonight as Atlanta Hawks starting guard Jeff Teague faced his little brother Marquis who plays for the Brooklyn Nets. In the fourth quarter of play, Jeff had a transition opportunity and Marquis was forced to guard him on his down. Watch as the elder Teague breaks his...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

First-year coach Budenholzer building new identity for Hawks

As bad news buffeted the Atlanta Hawks during the final weeks of the season -- Kyle Korver's back spasms, DeMarre Carroll's food-poisoning, Paul Millsap's knee contusion, not to mention Al Horford missing the second half of the season with a torn pectoral muscle -- nearly toppling them from the Eastern Conference playoff race, one key factor helped to prevent them from...
Via Fox Sports South
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Great Lou Hudson Passes

Former Atlanta Hawks great Lou Hudson died Friday in Atlanta.  Hudson was born in Greensboro, NC on July 11, 1944. Hudson averaged 20.2 points per game in his 13-year NBA career.  He also snagged 4.4 rebounds, dished out 2.7 assists and shot .489 from the field and .797 from the charity stripe. He was originally selected with the fourth pick overall by the St. Louis Hawks in the...
Via Sports Blog Talk
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoffs in sight as Hawks rally past Celtics

ATLANTA -- With their season on the verge of a potential meltdown, the Atlanta Hawks rallied for a gutsy 105-97 win on Wednesday over the Boston Celtics that pushed the Hawks one step closer to the postseason. As they lurch toward the end of the regular season next week, the Hawks (34-43) have won four out of six. After losing on Tuesday at home to Detroit, a team 20 games under...
Via Fox Sports South
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Bush League Chronicle
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: We’re not dead yet

  Heading into this week things weren’t looking too good for the Atlanta Hawks. Coming into Monday’s win against the hapless 76ers, the Hawks had dropped six straight and looked to be on the verge of a total collapse down the final stretch of the season to fall out of playoff contention. This led some to question whether or not it may be worth it for the Hawks to even try to...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks don't seem to care about making the playoffs

The chances of a No. 8 seed beating a No. 1 seed in the first round of the NBA playoffs are not very good. It almost never happens. Because of that, the Atlanta Hawks seem genuinely disinterested in qualifying for the postseason. Thanks in large part to unfortunate injuries, the Hawks have gone 8-21 since […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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