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Atlanta Hawks: The Eastern Conference’s Second Best Team

(May 21, 2015 – Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… Despite the undesirable ending to what was overall an historic season for the Hawks, there’s no denying that Atlanta has finally established itself as a team trending away from mediocrity. Mike Budenholzer has transformed a once isolation-heavy offense into one...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: What Should Be Their Rotation?

(Source: Chris Covatta/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… After a disappointing end to a historic season in Atlanta, the Atlanta Hawks have added several new ripples to their rotation after DeMarre Carroll’s departure in free agency. The front office in under new managment and they’re essentially looking to build a team that best...
Via HoopStuff
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Who Should Be Their Starting Five?

(May 23, 2015 – Source: Jason Miller/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… *The following is an analysis of what I believe should be the Hawks starting 5, not a prediction of what it will be. PG- Jeff Teague The Atlanta Hawks are likely beginning to look to the future to some extent and are planning to someday hand the keys of the team over...
Via HoopStuff
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Basketball: Jeff Teague needs to be a superstar

Atlanta Hawks’ point guard Jeff Teague is undoubtedly a top-ten NBA point guard and is coming off the best season of his career. Teague averaged 15.9 points, 7 assists and 1.7 steals in just over 30 minutes per game last season; acting as the floor general and leader for the Hawks team that won 60 games and made it to the Eastern Conference Finals. The issue for Atlanta was and...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Projected 2015-2016 Lineup

The Atlanta Hawks, fresh off their greatest season in franchise history, head into the 2015-2016 season with a very large chip on their shoulders. After winning 60 games – the second best record in the NBA – and making the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time, the expectations are high to repeat a similar success and few are expecting Atlanta to reach it. However, the...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

After having one of the best overall seasons in franchise history, the Atlanta Hawks came up only one series of making the NBA Finals. With returning players like Jeff Teague, Al Horford, Kyle Korver, and Paul Millsap, it seems that the Hawks will have a chance to make a championship run in the upcoming season. Check out some of their best plays from last season in the below video...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Is there a point guard controversy brewing for the Atlanta Hawks?

It's usually a good thing to have redundancies. When your primary option fails, it means you can pick right up without much loss of productivity. But when it comes to competitions to start in the NBA, those same redundancies can be a problem.It's an issue the Atlanta Hawks could very well face in the near future, as both Jeff Teague and Dennis Schroder have shown different signs...
Via Fox Sports
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks unveil new uniforms for 2015-2016 season

Last night was a typical night that I usually endure in my life. Struggling to go to sleep, watching re-runs of Family Guy late at night hoping maybe Peter Griffin’s very distinct laugh could possibly soothe me to sleep. Just before I fell asleep, I heard a message go off on my phone, as messages often do, no matter what time of night. Typically I try to avoid these messages, because...
Via isportsweb.com
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Know Your Foe: Stephen Curry, Sharpshooting Babyface

The Cleveland Cavaliers have played non-shooting point guards thus far in the playoffs. They largely went under screens set for Atlanta’s Jeff Teague, Chicago’s Derrick Rose, and Boston’s Isaiah Thomas. They have focused more on walling off the paint and clogging sightlines and passing lanes with as many bodies as possible, leveraging the large lineups upon which they have...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks Players Take A Shot At The Cavs Over Chance To Win NBA Finals?

When asked about the Cavaliers chances of winning the NBA Championship after being defeated by them in 4 games in the Eastern Conference Finals, here’s what the Hawks’ Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague had to say. Can Cavaliers win title? Paul Millsap: "I don't know. They beat the No. 1 seed in the East. Maybe." Jeff Teague: […] The post Hawks Players Take A Shot At The Cavs Over...
Via Diehardsport
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Big things on Hawks' horizon? 'Only our second year together' is rallying cry

If the Atlanta Hawks truly are Spurs East, as so many people rushed to proclaim this team this season, then one year falling short of a title won't be the end of the world. And that sense of perspective -- and of what this team can accomplish going forward -- was apparent in the locker room after the Game 4 loss at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers.It was on display at the postgame...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavalier Film Room: Grounding the Hawks with Defense

The final score rarely tells the entire story, but the Cleveland Cavaliers won Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals due in large part to their late-game defensive effort and execution. In the final eight minutes of the game, they secured several key stops, any one of which not occurring could have flipped this game in Atlanta’s favor and completely changed the climate of the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Jeff Teague Deserved All NBA Honors

(Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… While the general majority of the recently announced All-NBA members were undoubtedly deserving of their placement, there remains several arguable snubs. After heading the offense of a team that experienced its most success as a franchise, soaring to the top of the Eastern conference...
Via HoopStuff
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks: 3 Biggest Keys to Game 1

Though the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs featured a pair of series that displayed the favorites slightly stumbling through, the two survivors—the Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks—will battle for the right to represent the East in the 2015 NBA Finals. Cleveland lost power forward Kevin Love to a dislocated shoulder earlier in the postseason, but LeBron...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks' one-two point guard punch key to Atlanta's playoff run

The NBA is a point guard's league. Fortunately for the Atlanta Hawks, they have two playmakers who bring different skill sets to the game. And were it not for Jeff Teague and Dennis Schroder, the Hawks would never be in the Eastern Conference finals."When those two guys play together, it gives you a second player that's very comfortable, very accustomed, to being in pick-and-rolls...
Via Fox Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks' 2-headed point guard a big key to playoff success

ATLANTA (AP) Jeff Teague leads the Atlanta offense. So does Dennis Schroder. Sometimes, they do it together. The point guard tandem is a big reason the Hawks have reached the Eastern Conference final for the first time in franchise history. Top-seeded Atlanta hosts LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 on Wednesday night. ''It doesn't matter if I've got the ball or...
Via AP on Fox
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

In 1st conference final, Atlanta Hawks to face LeBron's Cavs

WASHINGTON (AP) As far as Jeff Teague and the rest of the Atlanta Hawks are concerned, bring on LeBron. Atlanta managed to make it to its first Eastern Conference final without the sort of transcendent, game-changing player that upcoming opponent Cleveland features with LeBron James. The Hawks are OK with that. ''Like everyone says, I guess, we don't have a superstar or whatever...
Via AP on Fox
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Jeff Teague made clutch passes in final minute

The end of the Hawks game almost made Jeff Teague’s offensive plays in the final minute an after-thought. But, Teague made some incredible passes to set up his teammates for easy lay-ups in crunch time and that is impressive. With the score tied at 89, check out this dime from Teague to DeMarre Carroll. Great play by Teague #NBAPlayoffs #ATLHawks https://t.co/WLipwZTJyg — Crossover...
Via Bloguin Best
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Jeff Teague made clutch passes in final minute

The end of the Hawks game almost made Jeff Teague’s offensive plays in the final minute an after-thought. But, Teague made some incredible passes to set up his teammates for easy lay-ups in crunch time and that is impressive. With the score tied at 89, check out this dime from Teague to DeMarre Carroll. Great play by Teague #NBAPlayoffs #ATLHawks https://t.co/WLipwZTJyg — Crossover...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks advance to franchise first East Finals

  The Atlanta Hawks have advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in their franchise history after beating the Washington Wizards 94-91 Friday night. FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER… pic.twitter.com/lgZjif5Y4x — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) May 16, 2015 Wizards’ Paul Pierce made a game-tying three pointer as time expired but the shot was waived off after the...
Via Sports-Glory
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks eliminate Wizards after Pierce's tying shot comes too late

  Avoiding overtime in Game 6 when Paul Pierce's potential tying 3-pointer was released after the clock expired, the Atlanta Hawks made it to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time by beating the Washington Wizards 94-91 on Friday night. The Hawks held on thanks primarily to DeMarre Carroll's playoff career-high 25 points, including two layups in the last minute off assists...
Via AP on Fox
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague makes nice hesitation spin move for lay-up against Wizards

As the Atlanta Hawks look to finish their second round playoff series with the Washington Wizards, Atlanta’s Jeff Teague is showing off some of his incredible moves. In the fourth quarter of tonight’s game six, check out this amazing hesitation move that fools two Wizards defenders and gets Teague an easy lay-up: Nice move, Jeffrey! *** Teague spin move [Atlanta Hawks] Teague...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Al Horford’s game winning put-back

  Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford wasn’t supposed to be the guy to score the final shot. But Howford swooped in to snatch an offensive rebound and dropped in a shot from right under the basket with 1.9 seconds remaining, giving top-seeded Atlanta an 82-81 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. “I wasn’t supposed to be involved in the play at all,”...
Via Sports-Glory
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague’s best highlights from 26 points in Game 4 against Wizards

Despite being the best team during the regular season in the East, the Atlanta Hawks struggled in the first three games of their second round playoff series with the Washington Wizards. Last night in game four, the Hawks put together a winning performance that included star guard Jeff Teague scoring 26 points and dishing out eight assists. Check out some of Teague’s best highlights...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Curtain Closed: Teague Composes Hawks To Instrumental Win Over Wizards

(Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) “Kill the head, and the body will die.” In three Hawk wins over the Wizards during the regular season, Jeff Teague averaged 21 points, seven assists, and attempted eight free throw attempts per game. Beyond the numbers, he controlled tempo and pace, and orchestrated the offense that was Atlanta’s multi-instrumental symphony. […] The post...
Via Hoop District
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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