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Masai Ujiri: The All Seeing Eye

Toronto Raptors General Manager, Masai Ujiri has done a masterful job in restructuring and retooling the Raps for the 2014 season. After winning the Atlantic Division in 2013 and amassing a franchise record 48 wins, the resounding question became, “How do we improve on, what we've done?” Not resting on his past laurels, Masai rolled up his proverbial sleeves and invoked his...
Via Route4Sports
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Begin Cap Clearing Mission

The Hawks have sent Louis Williams and Lucas Noguiera to Toronto for John Salmons and a future 2nd round draft pick. Nobody in this trade really grabs anybody’s attention per say, but that’s not to say this trade isn’t significant in some way. Louis Williams is a scorer. He’s not a 20 point scorer, but he’s someone you can call of your bench to score 10-15 points and hit...
Via In The Neutral Zone
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Lou Williams Traded to Toronto for John Salmons

This offseason has been exciting, with many players opting out of contracts, being traded, or signing extensions. While some of these events have been more significant, such as things involving NBA superstars like LeBron, there have been some more minor deals that have been made that will have an impact on next season. Another one of these minor acquisitions has been made on Sunday...
Via The League News
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks fall to Bulls, lead for No. 8 seed down to 1/2 game

ATLANTA -- Here are three things we gleaned from the Hawks' 105-92 loss to the Bulls on Wednesday, the sixth straight time Chicago has toppled Atlanta. It also marked one of Chicago's most prodigious shooting nights from beyond the arc, nailing 12 of 25 three-pointers at Philips Arena. 1. The Hawks' concentrated shooting woes trumped their commendable energy early in...
Via Fox Sports South
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

GM74: Rapid (LouWilVille) Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 95 FinalRecap | Box Score 103 Atlanta Hawks Thaddeus Young, PF 36 MIN | 7-10 FG | 4-4 FT | 3 REB | 4 AST | 4 STL | 3 BLK | 3 TO | 23 PTS | -11A hot start included Thad drilling 3 of his 4 3PAs in the 1st Q and 11 points total in the Q.  But it was his play in the 2nd Q that really stood out for me last night.  In that Q Thad blocked shots; had a couple...
Via Philadunkia
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks routed by Hawks, lose 11th of 12

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Paul Millsap scored 20 points to lead six Hawks in double figures and key the decisive surge that helped Atlanta rebound from a 26-point home loss for a 112-87 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. Millsap scored 14 points during a 24-5 run that bridged the end of the second quarter and the start of the third and put Atlanta ahead 73-47 with 8:24 left...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks’ Lou Williams returns in win over 76ers

Atlanta Hawks’ guard Louis Williams entered his first NBA games since tearing his ACL 10 months ago.  It was a very good sign when he used his quickness to drive the lane and finish with a shot off the glass and in.  His first game back was against the Philadelphia 76ers, the team he had played with for the first several years of his career. As reported by Kurt Helin of NBCSports...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks’ Guard Lou Williams makes 2013-14 Season Debut

The Atlanta Hawks got a vital piece to their bench back last night as guard Louis Williams returned from knee surgery. Williams first suffered the injury during the second quarter of a contest against the Brooklyn Nets on January 18, and ultimately needed a wheelchair to return to the team’s locker room. The diagnosis was a torn ACL as revealed in an MRI taken at Peachtree Orthopedics...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks’ guard Lou Williams cleared to practice

Atlanta Hawks’ guard Louis Williams, who had been out of the lineup since recovering from a torn ACL he suffered in January, has been cleared to practice and could return to the lineup soon. As reported by Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, coach Mike Budenholzer confirmed that Williams participated in full-contact team drills and was medically cleared. Williams...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Preview, Part 2: 20-11

For Part 1, click here Tier 5: Late-Lottery Purgatory 20. Atlanta Hawks The Hawks are getting a ton of buzz as a playoff sleeper, and frankly, I’m confused as to why. Since the 2010-11 team that gave Chicago fits in the second round, they’ve replaced Josh Smith with Paul Millsap, Jamal Crawford with Louis Williams, Marvin Williams with Elton Brand’s decaying corpse, and...
Via The Sports Post
October 25, 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

Which playoff foe should the Hawks want?

Fox Sports South: The Hawks are 39-32 and tied for fifth place in the East (with Chicago). Hypothetically speaking, let's assume they get the No. 6 or 7 seed in the playoffs. Jurenovich: (half-joking) Which is what they want. FS South: Obviously, it's a team's professional obligation to play to win all the time and collect the most victories possible. But from a matchup...
Via Fox Sports South
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Louis Williams posterizes Kirk Hinrich (Video)

Atlanta Hawks guard Louis Williams posterized Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich by throwing down a slam dunk over him, and getting the foul, during Saturday night's NBA game at the Philips Arena. It happened in the second quarter on a fast break after Josh Smith made a block on defense and Williams grabbed the rebound. Williams passed to Smith at midcourt, who dished it back...
Via Holdout Sports
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks 112, Sacramento Kings 96

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Atlanta Hawks used athleticism and a solid defense to end their four-game West Coast road trip at 2-2 with a 112-96 victory over the Sacramento Kings at the Sleep Train Arena Friday night. The Hawks evened their record at 4-4 with a strong performance that dominated the struggling Kings throughout most of the night. Atlanta had five players in double...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Welcome to Hawks Day

Believe it or not, the NBA's regular season is this week. To get you ready, Crossover Chronicles will be profiling a team each day for the next few weeks. This week is the Southeast Division. Today is the Atlanta Hawks. 2011-12 Record: 40-26, lost first round Key Losses: Joe Johnson (traded to Nets), Marvin Williams (traded to Jazz), Willie Green (traded to L.A. Clippers...
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November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Welcome to Hawks Day

Believe it or not, the NBA's regular season is this week. To get you ready, Crossover Chronicles will be profiling a team each day for the next few weeks. This week is the Southeast Division. Today is the Atlanta Hawks. 2011-12 Record: 40-26, lost first round Key Losses:  Joe Johnson (traded to Nets), Marvin Williams (traded to Jazz), Willie Green (traded to L.A....
Via Crossover Chronicles
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons defeat Hawks in final preseason tune up

In the final preseason game before the start of the regular season, the Pistons defeated the Atlanta Hawks 104-88 from The Palace. Center Greg Monroe and second year guard Brandon Knight led the way for the Pistons with 16 points each while Monroe also added 11 rebounds, five assists and two steals. Meanwhile Pistons’ top rookie Andre Drummond continued his strong preseason earning...
Via The Majors Detroit
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons 104, Hawks 88

Greg Monroe and rookie Brandon Knight each scored 16 points to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 104-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night. It was the final exhibition game for both teams. Louis Williams scored 17 points for the Hawks (3-4). With starting power forward Jason Maxiell in foul trouble, Pistons rookie Andre Drummond got extended minutes with the starters and...
Via Fox Sports
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons beat Hawks in final preseason game

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Greg Monroe and rookie Brandon Knight each scored 16 points to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 104-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night. It was the final exhibition game for both teams. Louis Williams scored 17 points for the Hawks (3-4). With starting power forward Jason Maxiell in foul trouble, Pistons rookie Andre Drummond got extended...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons beat Hawks in final preseason game

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Greg Monroe and rookie Brandon Knight each scored 16 points to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 104-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night. It was the final exhibition game for both teams. Louis Williams scored 17 points for the Hawks (3-4). With starting power forward Jason Maxiell in foul trouble, Pistons rookie Andre Drummond got extended...
Via Fox Sports South
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Season Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Photo Edit by: Payton Wales The Atlanta Hawks spent 2011-12 in self preservation and survival mode. When the summer began with the trade of Joe Johnson, shortly after new Hawks GM Danny Ferry was hired, the Hawks direction became clear: This is Josh Smith and Al Horford's team now. Atlanta Hawks Roster - 2012-13 Team Roster NONAMEPOSAGEHTWTCOLLEGE2012-2013 SALARY 11James...
Via TheProBasketballTalk
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Rebuilding Atlanta Hawks unlikely to make playoffs

The Sports Bank will be counting down to the opening tip of the 2012-13 NBA season with team by team previews starting with the worst and working our way to the title contenders.  There is no lockout this time around so let’s get going. Having failed to get past the Eastern Conference Semifinals with their previous core, the new Atlanta Hawks front office made the bold decision...
Via The Sports Bank
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

76ers Odds and Ends – Lou Williams, Iggy and the Draft

The Miami Heat are now officially the gold standard of the NBA, like it or not. With the basketball season complete, the draft talk will begin to “heat” up, along with the trade rumors. The Philadelphia 76ers, who had a great and unexpected run in the playoffs will face plenty of decisions in regards to the draft and possible trades. Lou Williams, who has already opted out...
Via Philly Sports World
June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Scenarios - Philadelphia 76ers

While it was great to see the 76ers make a short run in last year’s playoffs, the team could look very different next season.  Elton Brand’s name has been attached to amnesty rumors, Lou Williams could be looking to test his value in free agency, and the bench has many names which the Sixers need to make some decisions soon on. With the 15th pick in the draft (along with 2 mid...
Via NBA Draft Blog
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Andre Iguodala pranks teammate with "chair pull" (Video)

Poor Louis Williams, he was just attempting to sit down on the 76ers bench during Wednesday's win against the Cleveland Cavaliers, when star Andre Iguodala decided to pull a prank on him.Before Williams sat down, Andre flipped the seat on the chair up which caused Williams to fall flat on his butt:(Courtesy of Liberty Ballers)
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
April 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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