Phil Jackson implies Knicks players savaged Mike Woodson in exit interviews

In the latest chapter of the continuing saga that is Phil Jackson’s takeover of the basketball operations of the New York Knicks, the new team president implied with comments made during a 24-minute press conference on Wednesday that players threw recently fired head coach Mike Woodson under the bus during exit interviews. Jackson said that […] The post Phil Jackson implies Knicks...
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Hawks Forward Mike Scott Got Himself Some Emoji Tattoos

Athletes and their tattoos have always been an interesting topic. And we’ve definitely seen our fair share of, well questionable decisions athletes have made when getting tatted up. J.R. Smith famously got the Young Money logo tattooed on his neck, while DeShawn Stevenson was famous for having Abe Lincoln tatted on his neck, and Kenyon Martin got then-girlfriend Trina’s lips...
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Three Hits: Second-half scoring drought dooms Hawks in Game 2

The Hawks accomplished what they wanted to in the first two games of their series with Indiana by winning Game 1 on Saturday. That said, they had the opportunity to do much more in Game 2 and let it get away from them. In the first four minutes of the second quarter the Hawks led by 11 points and took a four point-lead into halftime. However, they went cold in the second half --...
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Pacers-Hawks Game 2 interrupted as kid's ball rolls onto court (Video)

Tuesday night's Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference playoff series between the Indiana Pacers and the visiting Atlanta Hawks was briefly interrupted in the first quarter when a young child's ball rolled onto the court.Play was stopped with 2:21 remaining in the first as one of the referees picked up the yellow ball, which fit in the palm of his hand. The ref gave it back...
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Welcome to the Jeff Teague Show

Many casual basketball fans were surprised about the show Jeff Teague put on this past weekend in his hometown of Indianapolis, Indiana. Teague put up 28 points and dropped 5 dimes in the opening game against the Indiana Pacers. The Atlanta Hawks are a solid team, and Teague has been the engine behind their success despite Paul Millsap being the team’s only All-Star. Teague has...
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Pacers Dead on Arrival – Hawks Sweep

The Indiana Pacers limped into the NBA Playoffs and despite being the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference, were taken down in the first game of the series on their home court, by the undermanned Atlanta Hawks, 101-93. Are the Pacers dead on arrival? The Hawks punked the Pacers 13 days earlier by 19 points and appear to now own the mortgage on Bankers Life Fieldhouse.  We’re talking...
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New York Knicks make it official, announce Mike Woodson has been fired

With one tweet, the New York Knicks have made what has been believed to the inevitable outcome of a nightmare season an official reality. A brief statement issued via the New York Knicks PR Department’s Twitter account reported that new team president Phil Jackson has announced that Mike Woodson and his entire coaching staff have […] The post New York Knicks make it official...
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Atlanta Hawks: Expect the unexpected

On a day where the road playoff team won three of the four games, one would probably assume that the eighth seeded Atlanta Hawks would be the ones to drop their matchup. Despite the poor play of the Pacers over the past two months of the season, they still remained one of the best home teams in the league and perhaps with the playoffs finally here and a raucous crowd, they would...
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Hawks stun Pacers to take Game 1

If anyone wanted to dismiss the Hawks' 107-88 win at Indiana on April 6, they should not now. The Hawks delivered a dominating performance in winning Game 1 101-93 on Saturday and continued to send Indiana, the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, into a state of disarray. 1. Upset in the making? Pacers fans not only left the game in droves well before the final buzzer but...
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Pacers get rolled by Teague, Hawks 101-93 in Game 1

INDIANAPOLIS -- Atlanta's Jeff Teague demolished the Pacers' grand playoff plan. As his teammates set up around the 3-point line, Teague simply blew through open lanes to the basket repeatedly. The Pacers didn't have an answer. Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points, Paul Millsap added 25 and the eighth-seeded Hawks won their first road playoff game in three years...
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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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WATCH: 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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Hawks pose different matchup for Pacers than in 2013 playoffs

ATLANTA -- A new coach, three new starters and a new style. Is it worth comparing the 2013 Atlanta Hawks' and their playoff matchup against the Indiana Pacers to the 2014 version for both? The answer is in some ways yes and in other ways no. For the Hawks, who lost in a closely contested first-round series in six games to the Pacers last season, Josh Smith is gone, Al Horford...
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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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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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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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