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The Atlanta Hawks Are a Breath of Fresh Air to the NBA

Team basketball seems like it’s an afterthought, but I think the Atlanta Hawks may have something to say about that . NBA Basketball in the “A” has been pretty dormant for the past few years. A few playoff runs by Joe Johnson and Josh Smith created a little buzz in Atlanta, but it was just a blip on the radar. After GM Danny Ferry unloaded Johnson’s big salary, and decided...
Via The Front Office News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Slumping Wolves can't stop streaking Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) -- Paul Millsap scored 20 points and Al Horford added 19 to lead Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta to a 112-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night, extending the Hawks' franchise record with their 16th straight win. Jeff Teague finished with 15 points and seven of Atlanta's 30 assists as the Hawks won for the 30th time in 32 games. Thaddeus Young...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Horford is the Atlanta Hawks’ mid-season MVP

Al Horford has been injury-prone over the past couple of seasons, but he has been on the court and a huge presence for the Atlanta Hawks this season. The Hawks are currently sporting a 36-8 record, which is good for first place in the Eastern Conference. It is so hard to pick out a mid-season MVP for the Hawks with how balanced they have been this year, but Horford is the pick...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Contender Or Pretender?

(December 25, 2013 – Source: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Many of you just read an article I wrote 2 weeks ago titled “Atlanta Hawks: Why They Won’t Win Jack” and let me say the opinion piece wasn’t exactly taken well by Hawks fan. ESPN.com used it in one of their article and I got dozens of emails, tweets and...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague steals ball and crushes rim with right-handed slam

The Atlanta Hawks won their 15th straight game after a tough contest with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Jeff Teague made sure to secure the win with a defensive play and a big exclamation point. Teague steals the ball from Russell Westbrook and slams the door on the Thunder: The Hawks have become must-see TV and their fans are finally starting to buy in. Part of it is because of Jeff...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder become latest victim to fall to Hawks

Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Jeff Teague added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks eclipsed the franchise record with their 15th straight victory, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-93 on Friday night. Before a raucous sellout crowd, the Hawks won for the 29th time in 31 games to extend their Eastern-best record to 36-8. As usual, pretty much everyone chipped in. Four starters were in...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Still soaring: Hawks beat Thunder for 15th straight victory

  Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Jeff Teague added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks eclipsed the franchise record with their 15th straight victory, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-93 on Friday night. Before a raucous sellout crowd, the Hawks won for the 29th time in 31 games to extend their Eastern-best record to 36-8. As usual, pretty much everyone chipped in. Four starters were...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Predictions For 2015 NBA Eastern Conference All Star Reserves

With the All Star starters announced, I decided to give my predictions on who the coaches should vote in as the Eastern conference All Star reserves. Jeff Teague Jeff Teague, Atlanta Hawks The Atlanta Hawks are by far the best team in the Eastern conference with a 35-8 record and deserve to be represented big time. The strength of the Hawks are their ability to pass the ball...
Via Basketball Bicker
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks top Pacers for 14th straight win; coach clinches All-Star gig

  DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague scored 17 points apiece to lead a balanced offense, Kyle Korver dunked for the first time in more than two years, and the Atlanta Hawks tied the franchise record with their 14th straight victory, routing the Indiana Pacers 110-91 on Wednesday night. With the victory, which improved the Hawks' conference-leading record to a stunning 35-8, Mike Budenholzer...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Atlanta Hawks legit title contenders?

ATLANTA, Ga. — Go back 11 years ago, to the days where a forgotten superstar team was built. I’m talking about the 2003-04 Los Angeles Lakers. There was already Shaq and Kobe who were coming off a disappointing 2003 season after 3-peating and owning the league. But the huge LA market couldn’t stand being down in the dumps for more than a year, so they went out and got Gary...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons look to extend road winning streak in Atlanta

The Atlanta Hawks' 12-game winning streak survived through a four-game trip that included stops against two of the better teams in the Eastern Conference. A home game against the formerly hapless Detroit Pistons, however, might prove to be the greater threat to the run. The teams meet Monday in Atlanta with the Pistons looking to end the Eastern leader's run while also extending...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: C’s Praise Jeff Teague, Then Can’t Stop Him, ‘Machine’ Hawks

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — There was no shortage of love for Jeff Teague in the Celtics’ locker room Wednesday evening. Over the following few hours, he proved why. Teague finished with 22 points, six assists and two steals as an Atlanta Hawks team missing both Kyle Korver and Al Horford blew past the Celtics 105-91 at TD Garden for their 24th win...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Can’t Beat the East’s Best, Lose to Hawks 105-91

The Celtics weren’t too far out of the game, but it never felt like they had a chance to win this one as they took a loss on their home floor to the Atlanta Hawks by a score of 105-91. The Hawks are running like a well-oiled machine at the moment, and even while sitting Kyle Korver and Al Horford, they were able to easily handle the Celtics and improve to 31-8. Jeff Teague and...
Via Red's Army
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks roll past Celtics for their 10th straight victory

  DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague each scored 22 points to help the Atlana Hawks win their 10th straight game, 105-91 over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Paul Millsap added 18 points and 10 rebounds for Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta, 31-8 overall and 15-5 on the road. The Hawks have their first double-digit winning streak since winning 11 in a row early in the 1997...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks beat Celtics 105-91 for 10th straight

BOSTON (AP) DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague each scored 22 points to help the Atlana Hawks win their 10th straight game, 105-91 over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Paul Millsap added 18 points and 10 rebounds for Atlanta. The Hawks have their first double-digit winning streak since winning 11 in a row early in the 1997-98 season. They lead the Eastern Conference at 31-8...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Looking ahead

Following their 31 point drubbing of the 25-12 Washington Wizards at home on Sunday, the Atlanta Hawks are soaring into the halfway point of the regular season. They’ve won the most games in the league against teams with winning records and are in the top-6 in both offensive and defensive efficiency. They’ve grown substantially in their second year under coach Mike Budenholzer...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague's new name is what?!

Firsto Lasto. #NBABallot pic.twitter.com/BGa9cEwr5w — John Schuhmann (@johnschuhmann) January 11, 2015   The Atlanta Hawks… the HAWKS!!!… have the best record in the NBA’s Eastern Conference.  And much of it has to do with the All-Star caliber play of point guard Firsto Lasto.  I thought something seemed different about Jeff Teague this year… The post (SCREENGRAB...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks' Jeff Teague becomes 'Firsto Lasto'

Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague is having a fine season, averaging over 17 points and seven assists per game and helping lead his team to the Eastern Conference's best record. Not that a lot of people are noticing. Teague hasn't been able to crack the top 10 in voting among East guards, but he achieved even more anonymity on Sunday when CSN put up the lineups for the Hawks...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hawks rout Wizards for 8th straight win

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks pulled away from the Washington Wizards with a dominant second-half run on Sunday afternoon, taking down their division rival 120-89 in Philips Arena. Here are four observations from the game: THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Hawks keep stranglehold on Eastern Conference In terms of the conference standings, the Washington Wizards sat only three games behind Atlanta...
Via Fox Sports South
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Atlanta Hawks the 'Spurs East'?

At the end of last season, the Atlanta Hawks were in what long-term-minded fans might consider the very worst position in the league: after finishing 38–44, they were bounced in the first round as the East’s sub-.500 eight seed. An NBA team is typically both too far away from contending for a title, yet also too far away from committing to a proper rebuild that could pay real...
Via The Sports Post
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: The beauty of balance

Oh how the mighty have fallen…to the Atlanta Hawks. On their way to winning 20 of their past 22 games, the Hawks have beaten nine straight teams from the superior Western Conference, and are 9-2 in games played against the top-10 teams in the overall league standings. After dispatching the Memphis Grizzlies (25-10) Wednesday night, the Hawks improved their winning streak to six...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hawks drop Grizzlies for record ninth straight vs. West

ATLANTA -- Going inside the Hawks' 96-86 win over the Grizzlies at Philips Arena. 1. Hawks' continue mastery against the West The response was there before the ball even left his hands. Up by five with a minute to play, Kyle Korver broke free and stood along the left corner of the 3-point line. Al Horford hit the Hawks shooting guard who rose up, along with the Philips Arena crowd...
Via Fox Sports South
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern-leading Hawks down Grizzlies for 6th straight win

  Jeff Teague scored 25 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Memphis Grizzlies 96-86 on Wednesday night to continue their strong play against Western Conference teams. The Hawks, who have won six straight overall, have a nine-game winning streak against teams from the West. Atlanta has won 20 of 22 and has the best record in the Eastern Conference. Teague helped the Hawks take...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Teague, Hawks stay hot, beat Grizzlies 96-86

ATLANTA (AP) Jeff Teague scored 25 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Memphis Grizzlies 96-86 on Wednesday night to continue their strong play against Western Conference teams. The Hawks, who have won six straight overall, have a nine-game winning streak against teams from the West. Atlanta has won 20 of 22 and has the best record in the Eastern Conference. Teague helped the...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Clippers fall to Hawks, 107-98

Paul Millsap scored 23 points, Jeff Teague added 20, and the Atlanta Hawks pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 107-98 Monday night and earn their seventh straight road victory for the first time in 21 years. DeMarre Carroll had 17 points and eight rebounds, and Al Horford 16 points for the East-leading Hawks, who won their fifth in a row and 19th in...
Via Fox Sports West
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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