Hawks GM Danny Ferry to take indefinite leave of absence

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry will take an indefinite leave of absence, effective immediately, CEO Steve Koonin announced Friday. Ferry’s leave of absence comes in the wake of racial comments made in a conference call with team owners in regards to veteran forward Luol Deng. Head coach Mike Budenholzer will assume oversight of the basketball operations department...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson selling team

Atlanta Hawks controlling owner Bruce Levenson is selling his controlling interest in the team. “Over the past several years, I’ve spent a lot of time grappling with low attendance at our games and the need for the Hawks to attract more season ticket holders and corporate sponsors. Over that time, I’ve talked with team executives about the need for the Hawks to build a more...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: What Areas Must Jeff Teague Improve In 2014?

The Atlanta Hawks are excited about the upcoming season, and they believe that they have the talent to be a serious contender in the playoff race. They were the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference last season and pushed the top-seeded Indiana Pacers to seven games before finally being eliminated. Jeff Teague was one of […] Atlanta Hawks: What Areas Must Jeff Teague Improve In...
Via NBA Draft Blog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague might have owned nearly 4,000 pair of sneakers

While there are many folks who claim to be sneakerheads, Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague is one NBA player who can lay claim to that title. Recently, Teague did an interview with Slam Magazine’s Abe Schwadron and was asked about his sneaker collection that at one time was claimed to be over 4,000 different pairs: On a nightly basis, Teague is one of the League’s top candidates...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: How Can Jeff Teague Step Up?

It’s almost a year since I wrote my first article for HoopsHabit, and where so much has changed in some regards, in other ways things are exactly the same. That first piece that I refer to was titled “Is It Time For Jeff Teague To Break Out?” and if I was to post it unchanged […] Atlanta Hawks: How Can Jeff Teague Step Up? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - Analysis, Opinion and...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Jeff Teague is the Atlanta Hawks X-Factor

The Atlanta Hawks have a very solid foundation of “mini-stars” surrounded by role players who understand their role on this team. In my opinion, the Hawks have three mini-stars: Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap and Al Horford. Millsap showed what he is capable of last year after Horford went down, and all of Atlanta knows what Horford is capable of when he’s healthy. Teague on the...
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: What Should Be Their Starting 5?

Atlanta Hawks: What Should Be Their Starting 5? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Atlanta Hawks just had a playoff season despite their best player Al Horford missing the majority of the season. They played well and it took a lot of 3 pointers just to make it, but with Horford they can be one of the 4-5 best teams in the East next season. This is what their starting...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Projected Starting 5

Point Guard Jeff Teague- Teague had a good season last year for the Hawks. He had to carry this team to the playoffs. Teague is the future for this Hawks team.Shooting GuardThabo Sefolosha- Thabo was signed by the Hawks a few days ago. He will help out on defense a ton for this team because of his long arms. This was a good move by the Hawks, to sign Sefolosha.Small Forward DeMarre...
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July 07, 2014  |  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...
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July 03, 2014  |  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, 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...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: NBA draft primer

The Atlanta Hawks have roughly 15 million to spend in free agency, but as I discussed in my last article, Atlanta would be better off by making key additions through the NBA Draft. The Hawks just barely made the playoffs, knocking them out of the NBA Lottery. Since the Hawks had the worst record in the NBA of all playoff teams, they received the 15th pick in the Draft. Atlanta...
May 29, 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...
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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...
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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...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague Trolls Pacers: “We Handed Out the Blueprint”

The Washington Wizards joined the Atlanta Hawks in a stunning victory over the #1 seeded Indiana Pacers in game 1 of round 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Shortly after the game ended, Hawks PG Jeff Teague let it be known that his team was the team to figure out the Pacers and give them a run for their money. We handed out the blue print — Jeff Teague (@Teague0) May 6...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Postseason grades for every player

The Hawks lost to the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the playoffs. Atlanta did take the series all the way to game seven, but there were too many poor performances to overcome for a victory. Here are my first round grades for every Hawks’ player. Jeff Teague Take away his 28 and 29 point performances after games one and six, respectively, and Teague wasn’t stellar. Many...
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...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

How did the Atlanta Hawks lose game six?

The Atlanta Hawks had the Indiana Pacers right where they wanted them, in Atlanta. Boasting a 3-2 series lead, the Hawks looked to send the Pacers on a long miserable flight home. They sent the Pacers home, just it wasn’t a miserable flight as the Pacers beat the Hawks 95-88. That was Atlanta’s big chance. The Hawks played in front of an excited and loud crowd, something not...
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Unlikely stars of the NBA playoffs

The Unlikely Stars Of The NBA Playoffs By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Jeff Teague- Atlanta Hawks 19.8  points, 3.8 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game… 40.6 percent shooting and 36 percent 3 point shooting - Jeff Teague was the inspiration for this article, as the Pacers’ elite defense has had no answer for the Hawks point guard. He had an inconsistent season...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Turnovers hinder Hawks in Game 4 loss to Pacers

ATLANTA -- With an opportunity to take a 3-1 series lead against the Indiana Pacers on Saturday, the Atlanta Hawks threw it away. Literally. Second-half turnovers, particularly two late ones in the fourth quarter by Game 3 hero Jeff Teague, helped spell a 91-88 defeat in Game 4 at Philips Arena. The Hawks and Pacers are now squared at 2-all in this best-of-seven series. Forward Paul...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Jeff Teague Hits Amazing Dagger Three Against Pacers, Mimics The Jordan Shrug (Video)

Remember when Michael Jordan dropped six threes against the Portland Trail Blazers and just looked at Cliff Robinson after his shot? Well, Hawks’ PG Jeff Teague tried to mimic that same ‘I don’t know what’s going on’ expression against the Indiana Pacers last night in Game 3. With less than three minutes left in the game, the Hawks were up 84-78 with the Pacers holding...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague Hits Incredible Shot, Imitates Michael Jordan Shrug (Video)

Jeff Teague is no Michael Jordan. Let’s get that out of the way first. Still, the Atlanta Hawks point guard did quite an admirable impression of the basketball legend on Thursday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Indiana Pacers. With under three minutes to go and time running out on the shot clock, Teague heaved up a desperation one-handed runner...
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague Makes Off-Balance 3-Pointer, Then Does MJ Shrug (Video)

Jeff Teague hit an incredible off-balance three-pointer to help seal the win for the Atlanta Hawks in Game 3 of their series against the Indiana Pacers. After hitting such a big and tough shot, Teague fittingly gave the MJ shrug.   The post Jeff Teague Makes Off-Balance 3-Pointer, Then Does MJ Shrug (Video) appeared first on Basketball Bicker.
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Jeff Teague Is Going Nowhere

Atlanta Hawks: Jeff Teague Is Going Nowhere By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… There were rumors near the NBA’s trade deadline that Hawks’ GM Danny Ferry didn’t like the 4 season, 32 million dollar contract that he gave to Jeff Teague during the offseason and that he could be traded. After an excellent start to the season, his play really fell once Al Horford...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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