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The Effect of Dwight Howard on the Atlanta Hawks

Dwight Howard will return home this upcoming NBA season to play for the Atlanta Hawks. Howard attended Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy, 10 miles from the Atlanta Hawks’ home court, Philips Arena. At age 30, Howard provides a physical presence that the Atlanta Hawks have lacked in previous seasons. He replaces Al Horford, who left this past offseason to play for the Boston Celtics...
Via isportsweb.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Bembry Is More Versatile Than You Thought

DeAndre Bembry always brings versatility to the floor. But recently, he has been showing his skill handling the ball. Could he play some time at point guard? Since being drafted No. 21 overall by the Atlanta Hawks in this year’s draft, DeAndre Bembry’s game has been dissected in pretty much every way possible. The things […] DeAndre Bembry Is More Versatile Than You Thought...
Via Soaring Down South
9 hours ago

Hawks hold Dennis Schröder out of practice due to sore ankle

Dennis Schröder sat out Thursday’s practice due to a sore ankle. The Atlanta Hawks wrapped up training camp in Athens on Thursday but were without point guard Dennis Schröder who was held out due to a sore ankle. The team will monitor Schröder over the next few days. Dennis Schroder didn't practice today because of a sore ankle. Hawks will monitor it over the next few...
Via Peachtree Hoops
10 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks 2016-17 Season Countdown: Day 28

In this 2016-17 Atlanta Hawks Season Countdown, we will be counting down the days leading up to the Hawks’ first regular season game. Here at Soaring Down South, we are counting down the days until the Atlanta Hawks 2016-17 season begins. We’ll continue at 28 days until the regular season starts for the Hawks, highlighting […] Atlanta Hawks 2016-17 Season Countdown: Day 28...
Via Soaring Down South
15 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks 2016-2017 Player Preview: Kyle Korver

Our player preview series is back here at SDS. Today, we break down expectations for Hawks shooting guard, Kyle Korver. Training camp has officially begun for the Atlanta Hawks. This team’s journey to answer the many questions about themselves has begun, as well. One of the big questions concerning the Hawks is the production of […] Atlanta Hawks 2016-2017 Player Preview: Kyle...
Via Soaring Down South
20 hours ago

Locked on Hawks Podcast: Running the Atlanta Hawks gamut

Episode 41 features Zach Dillard of Fox Sports. It’s been a while since we’ve had a special guest on the Locked on Hawks podcast, but Episode 41 changes that. Zach Dillard of Fox Sports South joins the show, and topics include the following: What can we expect from Atlanta’s wing rotation? Can Kyle Korver bounce back? What about Kent Bazemore? We discuss the biggest fears...
Via Peachtree Hoops
20 hours ago

Malcolm Delaney is looking to make an impact with the Atlanta Hawks

Malcolm Delaney is ready to finally make his NBA debut. Atlanta Hawks guard Malcolm Delaney took an interesting path to the NBA. A four-year player out of Virginia Tech, Delaney went undrafted and headed overseas in hopes of further developing his game. He found a home in Europe and quickly became one of the best international players in the game. Delaney finally made his return...
Via Peachtree Hoops
1 day ago

WATCH: Summer Effort Shows In First Day of Training Camp

Both Dwight Howard and Kent Bazemore were excited about the first practice of the season, saying that everyone's hard work in the summer is showing in Training Camp.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Not Shying Away From Social Issues on Media Day

The recent police killings of Keith Scott and Terence Crutcher have rocked this nation once again giving credence to the actions of San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick’s intentions are to challenge the sacred American flag that is supposed to represent equality and liberty. As an athlete he’s chosen not to take the easy route by counting his millions and staying...
Via Hawks Hoop
2 days ago

Howard calls Atlanta homecoming 'a blessing and an honor'

ATLANTA (AP) Dwight Howard beamed Monday as he posed for photos, finally wearing his hometown ''ATLANTA'' in big letters across his broad chest. Howard said his homecoming is ''a blessing and an honor'' which wipes away frustrations of up-and-down seasons with the Lakers and Rockets the last four years. ''I was placed in situations that weren't really the right situations for...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Battle for the 15th Roster Spot

Annie Finberg/Atlanta Hawks Training camp is only a few days away. That’s it. And on October 6th the Hawks’ preseason schedule kicks off in Memphis — that’s how close we’re getting to the start of the season. And while the Hawks have their most important summer affairs with regards their roster in order — the signing of Dwight Howard, trading Jeff Teague etc — there’s...
Via Hawks Hoop
6 days ago

Hawks' Paul Millsap has procedure to reduce swelling in knee

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap will be rested for three weeks and will miss the first two preseason games following a procedure to reduce swelling in his right knee. The Hawks say Millsap recently had ''a preventative procedure'' and will have ''phases of rest and recovery'' for the next three weeks before returning to full basketball activities. Hawks coach...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks introduce fully digital ticket package aimed at millennials

Few groups of people have the power to control the sporting world like that of the millennial generation thanks to its purchasing power. The Atlanta Hawks are perhaps the NBA’s best at attracting this group to its games, and now the organization is going all-in with a new strategy aimed directly at this group. On Wednesday, the club announced a plan they are calling the “Season...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap is the 22nd Best Player in Basketball

Throughout the offseason, we will rank the top 50 players in the NBA. To be clear, these are the 50 best players for the 2016-17 season. Regardless of team situation, past performance or future potential. If you’re trying to win a championship in 2016-17, these are the 50 players you’d want most. Looking for the entire list? Click here. Why He’s Great: Paul Millsap just keeps...
Via The Sports Post
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard taken to hospital after long plane flight

Dwight Howard was taken to the hospital after a long plane flight on Sunday, according to reports. WSB’s Zach Klein reported the news about Howard and says indications are the Atlanta Hawks center is “fine.” Per sourceHawks Dwight Howard taken to hospital tonight after long plane flight. Every indication is that he's fine.. Dehydration believed — Zach Klein (@ZachKleinWSB...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every first-round pick by the Atlanta Hawks since 1982

In 1982, the Atlanta Hawks made a trade with the Utah Jazz for Dominique Wilkins - after Wilkins was drafted 3rd overall and refused to play for the the Jazz. Wilkins is arguably the best player in the history of the Atlanta Hawks franchise. But who was the Hawks' actual pick in 1982, and can you name every first-round pick since? Clue: Year - Pick number
August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Thabo Sefolosha Motivates Local Youth at Latest Court Unveil

Sefolosha discusses his experience at the latest court unveil at Cliftondale Park, and Fulton County PD's new plan to give back.
Via YouTube
August 29, 2016  |  Discuss
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