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Hawks' draft need for size, shooting may lead to Payne at No. 15

ATLANTA -- In his first two drafts as general manager of the Atlanta Hawks, Danny Ferry focused on the franchise's long-term future. With the exception of 2012 second-round pick Mike Scott, few of Ferry's draftees have made an immediate impact on the roster. The first-rounders, John Jenkins, Dennis Schroder and Lucas Nogueira, were taken with the understanding the Hawks would...
Via Fox Sports South
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft preview: Potential first-round picks for Hawks

With the NBA Draft set for one month from today, the Hawks are getting closer to making decisions for their 2014-15 campaign. General manager Danny Ferry has said that with the 15th overall pick he thinks he can find a good NBA player and he has shown that he can do that with lower picks, so it will be interesting to see the direction he chooses. Entering his third draft, Ferry has...
Via Fox Sports South
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Pleased With Direction Of Team, Admit Playoffs 'Not Our Goal'

Danny Ferry is pleased with the direction of the Atlanta Hawks, who have fallen to 32-41 after standing at 25-21 on Feb. 1. Ferry is happy about the roster's progress and the job of Mike Budenholzer. The Hawks have sustained serious injuries to Al Horford, John Jenkins and Gustavo Ayon. Paul Millsap and Kyle Korver have also missed time. "Throughout the year, I felt we&...
Via RealGM
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics end 5-game losing streak, beat Hawks, 115-104

The Celtics went with one of their smallest lineups this season which, in the end, proved to be just enough for a 115-104 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night at TD Garden. The victory ended a five-game losing skid for Boston (20-39), while the Hawks (26-31) continue to fade from being a team fighting for home court in the first round of the playoffs to a team that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies hold off Hawks in typical 'grind-it-out' fashion

ATLANTA -- The Memphis Grizzlies pulled away from the Atlanta Hawks Saturday night at Philips Arena, riding a 24-11 third quarter run for the 79-76 win. Here are three observations from the game: 1. Memphis slowed Atlanta to a Grizzlies-friendly pace In his postgame talk with the media, Memphis coach Dave Joerger gave a reporters a little glimpse into his team's psyche at halftime...
Via Fox Sports South
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies hold off Hawks in typical 'grind-it-out' fashion

ATLANTA -- The Memphis Grizzlies pulled away from the Atlanta Hawks Saturday night at Philips Arena, riding a 24-11 third quarter run for the 79-76 win. Here are three observations from the game: 1. Memphis slowed Atlanta to a Grizzlies-friendly pace In his postgame talk with the media, Memphis coach Dave Joerger gave a reporters a little glimpse into his team's psyche at halftime...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' guard John Jenkins out for the season

The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday by the score of 120-113.  The win was the Hawks' second in a row to move them to 25-21, second in the Southeast Division.  With the good news came some bad news on Monday as the team announced that guard John Jenkins will miss the rest of the season. Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsAs reported by Adi Joseph...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks John Jenkins has Season-Ending Back Surgery

NBA.com reports that Atlanta Hawks guard John Jenkins underwent lower back surgery and will miss the rest of the season. Jenkins is a second year player that has struggled with back and leg injuries the season. He’s averaged 3.1 points, 1.7 rebounds and 12 minutes in just 13 games this season. The Hawks have said the surgery was successful but have given no additional details.
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

John Jenkins has lower back surgery

Atlanta Hawks guard John Jenkins underwent successful lower back surgery this morning. The surgery was performed by Dr. Hal Silcox from the Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic. Jenkins will undergo a period of rest and recovery, followed by treatment and rehabilitation, and will miss the remainder of the season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' Jenkins out for season following back surgery

Hawks guard John Jenkins' sophomore season barely got off the ground, if at all, before he was sidelined with a lower back injury after just 13 games. On Monday, a team announcement officially concluded the campaign: Jenkins underwent successful surgery on his lower back Monday morning and will miss the remainder of the season for rehabilitation and rest. The procedure was performed...
Via Fox Sports South
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' John Jenkins to rest and receive therapy

The Atlanta Hawks lost to the Orlando Magic on Sunday by the score of 109-102 to drop them to 17-14 on the season, a distant second in the Southeast Division to the Miami Heat. Once again, they played without backup shooting guard John Jenkins who has been out with nerve pain in his leg.As reported by Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the current plan for Jenkins...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jenkins facing nerve pain in leg

John Jenkins had enough of the pain. The guard is out for Thursday night’s game against the Cavaliers with nerve pain in his leg that could be related to his recent back problems. The wheels have been set in motion to get to the bottom of what is causing the pain. Jenkins said he, his agent and Hawks general manager Danny Ferry are discussing the next course of action. Here is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks Recall Jared Cunningham From Bakersfield, Assign John Jenkins

The Atlanta Hawks have recalled guard Jared Cunningham from the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League and assigned guard John Jenkins to Bakersfield. Cunningham appeared in five games for the Jam, all starts, and averaged 15.0 points, 4.6 assists and 4.6 rebounds in 34.4 minutes. Cunningham has appeared in one game for the Hawks this season, logging four minutes at Denver...
Via RealGM
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Cunningham recalled, Jenkins reassigned

The Hawks recalled guard Jared Cunningham from the NBA Development League Friday. In a corresponding roster move, guard John Jenkins was assigned to the team’s affiliate in Bakersfield (Calif.). After making the Hawks roster out of training camp, Cunningham was assigned to the D-League on Nov. 12 after appearing in just one game. He started five games for the Jam and averaged...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks’ guard Lou Williams getting closer to return

Atlanta Hawks’ guard Lou Williams participated in contact drills on Tuesday for the first time since beginning rehab on his torn ACL and is getting closer to returning. As reported by Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Hawks will evaluate Williams to see how he responded to the drills. The next step in the recovery process will be full five-on-five drills...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks Exercise Team Option On John Jenkins

The Atlanta Hawks have exercised the third-year (2014-‘15) option on the contract of John Jenkins. As a rookie last season, Jenkins averaged 6.1 points and 1.5 rebounds in 14.8 minutes (.446 FG%, .384 3FG%, .843 FT%), playing in 61 games (two starts). He ranked fifth among all rookies in three-point percentage, was tied for 18th in scoring and tied for 19th in assists per...
Via RealGM
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks will wait to make first cuts

The Hawks did not make roster cuts Friday and it now appears they will have the 20 player maximum through Sunday's exhibition game against the Pelicans in Biloxi Miss. Adonis Thomas who has not played in either exhibition game appears to be a candidate to be waived. On the injury front John Jenkins (lower back spasms) remains day-to-day. The shooting guard was at practice Friday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

John Jenkins To Miss Start Of Preseason With Back Spasms

John Jenkins will not make the Atlanta Hawks' preseason road trip to face the Miami Heat and Charlotte Bobcats because of lower back spasms. Mike Budenholzer said the decision was made as a precaution. Jenkins believes the injury had started in summer league in July, but he felt 100 percent heading into camp. "We are just being extra cautious and making sure we keep him...
Via RealGM
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks' Williams not ready for training camp

Follow @hoopsinjurynews Atlanta Hawks guard Louis Williams has not been cleared to participate in training camp after ACL surgery. The former Naismith Prep Player of the Year tore his ACL in January against the Brooklyn Nets. Williams came over to Atlanta from the 76ers in the summer of 2012. In his final year as a 76er, Williams averaged 14.9 point per game off the bench, and ended...
Via NBA Injury News
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: What Every Projected Backup MUST Work On

Atlanta Hawks: What Every Projected Backup MUST Work On By Mike Elworth PG: Dennis Schroder- Shooting - Nobody doubts his incredible passing abilities and that he has the chance to be an excellent floor general, be up near the league leaders in assists and become a team’s franchise point guard, but currently, he cannot shoot. He needs to develop a jump shot if you wants to ever...
Via HoopStuff
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: What All 5 Probable Starters MUST Work On

Atlanta Hawks: What All 5 Probable Starters MUST Work On By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff…. PG: Jeff Teague- Increased Scoring, Same Efficiency - Jeff Teague is a promising young point guard, who is now the proud owner of a new 32 million dollar contract. Teague is a strong scorer and a solid distributor, but with Josh Smith now in Detroit, he must become the second...
Via HoopStuff
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Schroder Leads Hawks To 75-71 Win Over Heat

The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Miami Heat by a final score of 75-71 in Summer League play on Sunday. Dennis Schroder had nine points, eight assists, four rebounds and four steals, while John Jenkins scored 19. Jarvis Varnado had eight points, seven rebounds and three blocks.
Via RealGM
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Bullock Leads Clippers To 90-83 Win Over Hawks

The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Atlanta Hawks by a final score of 90-83 in Summer League play on Friday. Reggie Bullock had 18 points on 8-for-15 shooting from the floor (2-for-6 from three) and three blocks. Samardo Samuels had 15 points and nine rebounds. John Jenkins led the Hawks with 24 points on 11-for-23 shooting, six rebounds and three assists. Shelvin Mack had 11 points...
Via RealGM
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Schroder, Jenkins, Cunningham, Mack Headline Hawks' Summer League Roster

The Atlanta Hawks announced their 2013 Summer League roster on Thursday. Dennis Schroder, John Jenkins, Shelvin Mack, Mike Muscala, Jared Cunningham, Mike Thomas and Adonis Thomas headline the roster.
Via RealGM
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

What transpired from the 2012 NBA Draft

A look at the 2012 NBA Draft, and what type of impact each first-round pick made in his first season: 1. Anthony Davis, PFC, New Orleans. Injuries kept him in check, but flashed the potential to become what everyone said he was: The best player in this draft. 2. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, SF, Charlotte. Inconsistent, but spectacular athlete who proved he can do all the little things...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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