AL HORFORD NEWS

Report: Atlanta Hawks to sign Kent Bazemore

The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to terms on a deal with free agent guard Kent Bazemore, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports. ESPN sources say Kent Bazemore is headed to the Atlanta Hawks on a two-year, $4 million deal — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 12, 2014 The deal is for two-years and $4 million. Bazemore, 25, came onto the NBA scene in the 2012 summer league with the Golden State...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks making push to sign Pau Gasol

The Atlanta Hawks have been very active so far this offseason, and they are looking to make another splash before they decide to call it quits. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski, the Hawks are making a strong push to sign free agent big man Pau Gasol. It would be a very interesting signing for them to make with their current front-court of Paul Millsap and Al Horford...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Speaking With Big Name Free Agent

The Atlanta Hawks have already made one move in free agency, signing swing man Thabo Sefolosha. Despite not having big man Al Horford for much of last season, the Hawks had a nice year, capped with a first round exit where they gave the Indiana Pacers some problems. Nobody is expecting them to make a huge free agent splash, but then again, no one expected them to sign Paul Millsap...
Via Pass The Pill
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha agrees to three-year deal with Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks have been very active with their interest in free agency so far, and they have finally agreed to a deal with one of the players that they were interested in. According to a report from Shams Charania of RealGM, the Hawks have agreed to a three-year, $12 million contract with shooting guard Thabo Sefolosha. Atlanta was concerned with their lack of defense on the...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks showing interest in Nick Young

The Atlanta Hawks have been searching to add some scoring to their bench, and they are beginning to look at one player in particular. According to a report from Dave McMenamin of ESPNLosAngeles.com, the Hawks are beginning to show interest in signing Nick Young. This would be one of the best destinations for Young, as he would be given the green light to shoot at will for the most...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Early Targets for the Hawks in Free Agency

In the 2014 draft the Hawks draft with the 15th pick Adrien Payne out of MSU. He averaged 16.9pts a game in college. The Hawks brass said he will start as a depth player behind Al Horford and Paul Millsap. What is the Hawks next move? I believe they are going to re-sign Millsap to an 4 year contract, giving him around 7 to 8 million per year.  Then, they will go out and offer contracts...
Via TopSportsReport
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks have money to spend this off-season

Despite finishing six games under five-hundred, the Atlanta Hawks secured a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference even with star center Al Horford being sidelined for most of the season. The nearly pulled off the huge first round upset by taking the Indiana Pacers to seven games before being bounced. For the second straight summer, Atlanta possesses a good amount of cap space to...
Via The Sports Bank
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Three potential draft targets for the Atlanta Hawks

With the NBA Draft only 18 days away it’s safe to say that most front offices have officially entered panic mode. Decisions on whether to trade up, down or out in the first round or what positions should be targeted for each team is something every teams general manager and coaching staff has discussed heavily already. For the Atlanta Hawks, the idea of trading up is most definitely...
Via isportsweb.com
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Basketball: The Return of Al Horford

Photo Credit: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images The man I call ‘dependable Al’ was off to his usual solid start to the 2013-14 season until December 26th when he left the Hawks game with what appeared to be a shoulder injury. Later we found out that it was instead a torn right pectoral muscle which reminded his owners immediately of January 2012 when Horford tore his left pectoral that...
Via The Fantasy Fix
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

No vacation for Horford and his rehabilitation

For Al Horford, the rehabilitation continues. Even in Italy. The Hawks center is participating in Basketball Without Borders this week in Rome. He works with young campers from all over Europe by day. He still finds time following activities to work toward a return from a torn right pectoral muscle that cost him most of last season. Horford has gotten a little help from his friends...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Targets: Who the Atlanta Hawks should target.

In the next coming weeks I am going to write a series of articles listing players in the upcoming 2014 NBA draft that each team should target based on team need and talent at their draft pick. I will only be doing 1st round coverage.The Atlanta Hawks select 15th in the 1st round this year. As it stands now the team could use an upgrade at small forward, at which they have DeMarre...
Via Route4Sports
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks delete tweet of Lance Stephenson blowing out Al Horford’s b-day cake (pic)

The Internet went completely meme-crazy in the aftermath of Lance Stephenson blowing in LeBron James’ ear during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals last week, and one NBA team decided to use some silly Photoshop work to hop on and utilize the hilarity. Tuesday marked Al Horford’s 28th birthday so the Atlanta Hawks used […] The post Hawks delete tweet of Lance Stephenson...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Wish Al Horford Happy Birthday By Trolling Lance Stephenson

The Atlatna Hawks wished Al Horford a happy birthday by trolling Lance Stephenson. Sir Lancelot helped blow out Horford's candles.
Via Gamedayr
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Use Lance Stephenson Photoshop To Wish Al Horford A Happy Birthday

And the Hawks win the Lance Stephenson “ear blowing” photoshop title as they used his cutout to blow out the candles for Al Horford in a “Happy Birthday” message on Twitter Tuesday: Retweet to join us in wishing Al Horford a Happy Birthday today! pic.twitter.com/8ujtrXx8cF — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) June 3, 2014 The post Hawks Use Lance Stephenson Photoshop To Wish Al...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks troll Lance Stephenson with Al Horford birthday tweet

In case you didn’t know already, Atlanta Hawks forward Al Horford is celebrating his 28th birthday today and the Hawks decided to give his a special birthday tweet. The tweet which can be seen below shows a birthday cake being blown out by Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson along with a smiling image of Big Al: Retweet to join us in wishing Al Horford a Happy Birthday today...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Twitter Account Trolls Lance Stephenson For Al Horford’s Birthday

The Atlanta Hawks Twitter account stays on top of the social media game. Wishing Al Horford a happy 28th birthday, they included a picture of Horford with Lance Stephenson blowing out his candles. Too perfect: Retweet to join us in wishing Al Horford a Happy Birthday today! pic.twitter.com/8ujtrXx8cF — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) June 3, 2014 The post Atlanta Hawks Twitter Account...
Via Diehardsport
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Atlanta Hawks trade up in the NBA Draft?

The Atlanta Hawks currently are sitting with the 15th pick in this year’s NBA Draft. While there are good and serviceable players available in the middle of the first draft, none seem to be franchise changing players. Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that Atlanta’s general manger Danny Ferry is aware that Sacramento would be willing to move their eighth...
Via isportsweb.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks injury update: Al Horford looks to return for training camp

The Atlanta Hawks won 38 games during the 2013-2014 season and made the playoffs as the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. After battling the Pacers in the first round, they lost four games to three to end their season. The Hawks played nearly two-thirds of the season without starting center Al Horford, who had season ending surgery in December. Horford is progressing well...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' Horford on track to return for training camp

Al Horford is on track for next season's training camp, but the Hawks center won't be able to play for the Dominican Republic's national team this summer as he rehabs from a torn right pectoral muscle. In a statement released by the Hawks on Wednesday, Dr. Xavier Duralde said "Al is doing very well and has progressed as expected as he rehabilitates his right pectoral...
Via Fox Sports South
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague looking to take next step in 2014

The Atlanta Hawks are coming off of an impressive season that saw star big man Al Horford go down early in the season once again with an injury. Jeff Teague was a big reason that the Hawks were able to regroup and make the playoffs as the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference, and they gave the number one seeded Indiana Pacers a run for their money. Teague took his play to the next...
Via Sports-Glory
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Finding a Perimeter Star; Gordon Hayward

Atlanta Hawks: Finding a Perimeter Star; Gordon Hayward By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content In Jeff Teague and Al Horford the Hawks have two pieces that not only can they win with now but with both players under 28 years old, they can build around for the future. Horford is one of the best centers in the league even though he is playing out of position. When he tore his pectoral...
Via HoopStuff
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks interested in Luol Deng

The Atlanta Hawks are coming off of a very impressive playoff run, in which they nearly defeated the Indiana Pacers in seven games. They are looking to make a move or two this offseason, and there are reports that they could be looking at a very big name. According to Eric Pincus of Basketball Insiders, the Hawks are interested in signing former Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers...
Via Sports-Glory
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Who the Atlanta Hawks should keep

Credit: Keith Allison When a team finishes 6 games under .500 it’s often a sign that something needs to change. But for the Atlanta Hawks the wins and losses don’t tell the whole story. In fact, in a season so decimated by injury, that the Hawks were able to finish with that record and make the playoffs is a testament to what this team is capable of heading into next season....
Via isportsweb.com
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Grading And Reviewing The Season

Atlanta Hawks: Grading And Reviewing The Season By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Record: 38-44- 8th in East Playoffs: Lost in 1st round to Indiana Pacers Review: The Hawks had a very strong start to the season and were the 3rd seed in the Eastern Conference for a large portion of the 1st half, even after losing their franchise player and All Star center, Al Horford...
Via HoopStuff
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks expected to pursue Greg Monroe

The Atlanta Hawks are coming off of a very impressive season despite losing  Al Horford early in the year for the season. According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Hawks are expected to pursue current Detroit Pistons big man Greg Monroe in free agency. He would be a nice pickup to go along with the current front-court of Al Horford and Paul Millsap, but would also add quite a bit of...
Via Sports-Glory
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss
Hawks News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

The NBA's most overpaid players

MLB players likely to be traded by July 31st

10 best WWE matches of 2014 so far

Breaking down NFL MVP odds

The best GMs in the NFL today

Best 40 and under college football coaches

Most underpaid players in the NBA

Trade needs for each MLB contender

Who is the #1 fantasy football pick?

Most exciting walkoffs of the week

Way-too-early 2014 bowl projections

NBA free agency and trade tracker

BARKER BEAUTIES
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.