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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...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Finals: The Cavs Will Win If…

Before the Eastern Conference Finals, WFNY’s Jacob and Kyle played a game of “The Cavs Will Win If …” for the team’s matchup with the Atlanta Hawks. Well, the Cavs swept the 60-win number one seed in the East, obligating Jacob and Kyle to run it back once again, unwilling to tempt fate in the case that the Cavs will win if … Jacob and Kyle write a “The Cavs Will Win...
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June 02, 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...
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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...
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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

Cavs-Hawks Roundtable: Previewing The East Finals

Editor’s Note: Crossover Chronicles is happy to welcome two special guests to a roundtable on the Eastern Conference finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks. Joining us are special guests Raphielle Johnson and Aaron Torres, whose analysis will lead off our examination of this series. The other five panelists for this roundtable are Crossover Chronicles writers...
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May 19, 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...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Makes The East Finals And Hopes For Liberation

In any sporting competition, the balance of responsibility between the winner and the loser will always be different. The Boston Celtics lost Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals more than the Los Angeles Lakers won it. The Miami Heat lost the 2011 NBA Finals more than the Dallas Mavericks won it… and Dallas lost the 2006 Finals more than Miami won it. Finals that were won by the winner...
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May 16, 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...
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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 Crossover Chronicles
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...
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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...
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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...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Pierce's shot too late, Hawks hold on to beat Wizards 94-91

WASHINGTON (AP) 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...
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...
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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

Hawks Even Series Behind Teague’s Performance

Washington Wizards guard Ramon Sessions (7) is unable to stop a shot by Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) in the first half of Game 4 of the second round of the NBA basketball playoffs, Monday, May 11, 2015, in Washington. The Hawks won 106-101. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) After losing Game 3 on a buzzer beater from Paul Pierce, the Atlanta Hawks knew they had to step up in the next...
Via The Sports Journal
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague Scores 26, Hawks Even Series

Jeff Teague provided the spark Atlanta was missing in an ATL win, with a team-high 26 points plus 8 assists to even the Hawks series with the Wizards at two games each. “It felt good just to see how passionate the guys were and how hungry we were at the beginning of the game. That let me know we were here to play,” said Teague, who hit a key 3 with 72 seconds left to get the...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Teague Over Fatigue: The Heartbeat Of The Hawks Stands Tall

In this and every American sports springtime, the glory of the NBA and NHL playoffs is revealed in a number of specific moments. Naturally, Game 7s stand apart. Game 6s in which the lower seed is trying to close out a series occupy another lofty place in our imaginations. Recall LeBron James changing his legacy forever by scoring 45 points in Game 6 at Boston in the 2012 Eastern...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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