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Thabo Sefolosha: Season-ending injury was caused by police

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha said Tuesday that the injuries sustained during his arrest last week in New York were inflicted by the police. Sefolosha suffered a broken right fibia and ligament damage at the scene of his arrest early Wednesday morning. He will have surgery this week and will miss the remainder of the season, including the...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks-Hawks Preview

The Atlanta Hawks are afforded the luxury of preparing for the playoffs while drawing the best regular season in franchise history to a close. The New York Knicks are playing for ping-pong balls. After resting his starters, Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer is expected to have them back in the lineup Monday night when they try to sweep the season series from the woeful Knicks. Having...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Atlanta Hawks Resting Starters Against Washington Wizards

The Atlanta Hawks have already clinched home-court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs, so the final games of the 2014-15 regular season mean very little to the team. Consequently, Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has elected to rest all five of his starters Sunday against the Washington Wizards, per Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Hawks will...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thabo Sefolosha out for season with broken leg

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha has been diagnosed with a fractured tibia and will miss the remainder of the regular season and playoffs, reports RealGM. According to the report, Sefolosha sustained the injury while resisting arrest outside a New York City nightclub early Wednesday morning.  Sefolosha was arrested along with teammate Pero...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks win 58th game to set single-season franchise mark

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks set a single-season franchise high with their 58th victory, getting 16 points each from DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague in a 96-69 win Tuesday night over the Phoenix Suns. Mike Muscala, starting for injured All-Star forward Paul Millsap, finished with 16 points and Al Horford added 14 for the Eastern Conference champion Hawks. The Suns missed 31 of...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Ways the Golden State Warriors Have Lost This Season

The Golden State Warriors are a massive, fundamental problem for any team that hopes to beat them in the NBA playoffs. They’re first in the league in defensive efficiency, second in offensive efficiency. And at 62-13, they’re in the process of putting together the most impressive regular season since the 2000 Los Angeles Lakers. So how do you beat them? It won’t be easy. This...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks-Pistons Preview

The Atlanta Hawks' strong defense has been a major factor in their rise to the top of the Eastern Conference as well as their success against the Detroit Pistons. The stingy Hawks look to match the franchise record for victories despite possibly resting some key players Tuesday night against the Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills. All-Star point guard Jeff Teague returned from...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks vs. Hawks preview

The visiting team has taken all three matchups between the Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks this season. That trend could continue even though the Bucks have dropped 10 straight on the road since they are getting healthier while the Hawks may limit the minutes of their stars on Monday night. Atlanta (55-18) clinched the Eastern Conference's top seed with Friday's 99-86 home win...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets snap losing streak, beat shorthanded Hawks

The Charlotte Hornets had lost three consecutive games coming in to Saturday’s match-up with the Atlanta Hawks. Atlanta, having already clinched the Eastern Conference’s number one seed took the opportunity to rest four of their starters, while Jeff Teague was out of the lineup due to injury, meaning the entire starting line for the Hawks was sitting this one out. Charlotte was...
Via Trade Street Post
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks beat Heat 99-86, clinch top seed in Eastern Conference

ATLANTA (AP) DeMarre Carroll scored 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 99-86 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night. The Hawks wrapped up the No. 1 seed and home-court advantage in the conference playoffs when Brooklyn beat Cleveland 106-98. Paul Millsap had 21 points and Al Horford had 15 for Atlanta, which never...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Players the Hawks Will Need to Rely On Come Playoff Time

Jeff Teague This is an obvious one.  The Hawks’ guard play is going to have to be very good if they are going to fend off playoff teams and make a deep run.  Teague is going to have to play good offense and good defense for the Hawks to both score points and fend off opposing teams’ guards – who will be talented. Kyle Korver If the Hawks want to make a deep run they...
Via TopSportsReport
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hawks are Cool … and Contenders

It’s always difficult to buck the trend, go against the grain, or choose your own parallel to that cliche statement. In high school, for example, there are the cool kids (i.e. jocks, cheerleaders, kids who can get beer with an older sibling’s fake ID) and the not so cool kids (i.e. band members, chess club people, “emo” types, etc.). Some of us are the first part of that...
Via Total Sports Live
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks' Teague: Kent Bazemore 'one of the best teammates I ever had'

It is not absolutely necessary for a team to have good chemistry in order to achieve success. It helps greatly, of course. But teammates who are indifferent to one another -- or, in the case of, say, Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal and the Lakers of the early 2000s, teammates who actively dislike each other -- can win at the highest level. Again, though, good chemistry in the locker...
Via Fox Sports
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks beat Kings to set franchise record with 23 road wins

  Jeff Teague scored 23 points and Paul Millsap added 19 points and 10 rebounds to help the Atlanta Hawks set a franchise record with their 23rd road win of the season, 110-103 over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. DeMarre Carroll added 16 points and Shelvin Mack had 14 for the Eastern Conference-leading Hawks, who have won 10 of 12 games overall and 14 straight against Sacramento...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks beat Kings for 13th straight time, 110-103

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Jeff Teague scored 23 points and Paul Millsap added 19 points and 10 rebounds to help the Atlanta Hawks set a franchise record with their 23rd road win of the season, 110-103 over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. DeMarre Carroll added 16 points and Shelvin Mack had 14 for the Eastern Conference-leading Hawks, who have won 10 of 12 games overall and 14...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Budenholzer Played Big Role In Hawks' Decision To Re-Sign Jeff Teague

Mike Budenholzer played a big role in the Atlanta Hawks' decision to keep Jeff Teague in restricted free agency in 2013. Budenholzer had been hired as head coach of the Hawks just shortly before that offseason. Budenholzer had scouted Teague coming out of Wake Forest and had met him through Brett Brown. Teague's father, Shawn Teague, was a teammate of Brown when they were both at...
Via RealGM
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Prove Why They Are a Legitimate Threat

Jeff Teague #0 of the Atlanta Hawks drives against Ray McCallum #3 of the Sacramento Kings at Philips Arena on March 9, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Atlanta Hawks bounced back from an ugly loss to the lowly 76ers in a big way tonight. The team absolutely demolished the Sacramento Kings in route to a 105-130 point win. But it was the way in...
Via The Sports Journal
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Oh My-lanta! Cavs vs. Hawks Behind The Box Score

In what could be a preview of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Cavaliers and Hawks squared off for the fourth and final time in the regular season. In the first three matchups, the Cavaliers had a much different makeup with the calendar still displaying 2014, while the Hawks have been a mark of consistency, health, and excellence in this regular season to this point. Atlanta jumped...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Korver trying to work through shooting slump

The Atlanta Hawks are currently sitting in first place in the Eastern Conference with a 48-12 record and have already clinched a playoff spot. They have come out of nowhere to be one of the NBA’s best teams all season long, and they truly look like legitimate title contenders this year. Kyle Korver has been impressive for the majority of the season, and made the All-Star game...
Via Sports-Glory
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Clinch Playoff Berth After the Best Start in Franchise History

Jeff Teague #0 of the Atlanta Hawks celebrates after a score against the Houston Rockets on March 3, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Their spot was solidified after a solid win over a Western Conference powerhouse in the Houston Rockets, albeit without James Harden on the court. The shocking part of this is that the Hawks were considered...
Via The Sports Journal
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks First Team to Clinch 2014-15 NBA Playoff Berth

Jeff Teague #0 of the Atlanta Hawks is congratulated by former Hawk Dominique Wilkins after the game against the Houston Rockets on March 3, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Before this NBA season started, nobody could have predicted that the Atlanta Hawks would perform this well over the first 3/4 of an 82-game season. After being...
Via The Sports Journal
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Smith: Hawks fans are ‘very fickle and bandwagoners’

  Rockets forward Josh Smith called Hawks fans “bandwagoners” after Houston’s 104-96 loss to Atlanta on Tuesday. Smith, an Atlanta native who played his first nine NBA seasons with the Hawks, was booed loudly whenever he touched the ball.  In the third quarter, Smith drained a 3-pointer and shushed the crowd by placing his finger over his lips as the Hawks called...
Via Sports-Glory
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Teague, Horford help Hawks rally from 18 down, beat Houston

ATLANTA (AP) Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Al Horford added 18 and the NBA-leading Atlanta Hawks rallied from an 18-point deficit to win their fifth straight game, 104-96 over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. James Harden, the league's leading scorer, was serving a one-game suspension and did not play for Houston, but the Rockets led for the most of the game until Teague's...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The Final Stretch: Breaking Down The NBA MVP Race

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for a shot against the Houston Rockets on January 21, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The NBA season is dwindling down to its last stretch and we have more than a handful of potential candidates for numerous reasons, but three stand out above the rest at this point in time....
Via The Sports Journal
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat vs. Hawks Game Recap: Undermanned Hawks Hold off Heat

(Miami, FL) – With several key starters given the night off to rest by Head Coach Mike Budenholzer, the Atlanta Hawks (47-12) fended off the Miami Heat (25-33) by a score of 93-91 on Saturday night at American Airlines Arena. With the loss, the Heat fell to a dismal 10-17 record at home this season and did not help their cause in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Despite being...
Via Heat Nation
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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