The best Atlanta Hawks by jersey number

The NBA news cycle has reached the slowest point of the offseason, so it's time for more lists and rankings that spark debate.  The Atlanta Hawks recently picked the best player to wear each jersey number and put them together in a gallery. Some choices -- Paul Millsap over Spud Webb for No. 4, for example -- are controversial, while others -- Dominique Wilkins for No. 21 -- are...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: The Eastern Conference’s Second Best Team

(May 21, 2015 – Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… Despite the undesirable ending to what was overall an historic season for the Hawks, there’s no denying that Atlanta has finally established itself as a team trending away from mediocrity. Mike Budenholzer has transformed a once isolation-heavy offense into one...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: What Should Be Their Rotation?

(Source: Chris Covatta/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… After a disappointing end to a historic season in Atlanta, the Atlanta Hawks have added several new ripples to their rotation after DeMarre Carroll’s departure in free agency. The front office in under new managment and they’re essentially looking to build a team that best...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Who Should Be Their Starting Five?

(May 23, 2015 – Source: Jason Miller/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… *The following is an analysis of what I believe should be the Hawks starting 5, not a prediction of what it will be. PG- Jeff Teague The Atlanta Hawks are likely beginning to look to the future to some extent and are planning to someday hand the keys of the team over...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Hawks remain great after uneventful offseason

The Atlanta Hawks have managed to pull off a very successful, yet almost uneventful, offseason this year. In fact, the announcement of their new uniforms this month was the most popular Hawks’ news of the offseason. The Atlanta Hawks, who had the best record in the Eastern Conference last season, have largely remained the same team as last year. This lead many people to believe...
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks' Paul Millsap honored in home state of Louisiana, makes big donations

It must be nice for Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap to be so close to home. The Hawks forward was born in Monroe, Louisiana, a roughly seven hour drive from Atlanta. It's not a bad trip at all for Millsap whenever he wants to go back.Like last week, for example, when Millsap was back in his home state to be honored in an event that spotlighted "homegrown talent" from the area...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Offseason Review: Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks were the surprise of the NBA during the 14-15 season. They raced out to one of the league's best records and finished atop the Eastern Conference in the regular season. A successful season was ended by a combination of untimely injuries and a very good Cleveland Cavaliers' squad in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Hawks entered the offseason with a good amount...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Projected 2015-2016 Lineup

The Atlanta Hawks, fresh off their greatest season in franchise history, head into the 2015-2016 season with a very large chip on their shoulders. After winning 60 games – the second best record in the NBA – and making the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time, the expectations are high to repeat a similar success and few are expecting Atlanta to reach it. However, the...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

After having one of the best overall seasons in franchise history, the Atlanta Hawks came up only one series of making the NBA Finals. With returning players like Jeff Teague, Al Horford, Kyle Korver, and Paul Millsap, it seems that the Hawks will have a chance to make a championship run in the upcoming season. Check out some of their best plays from last season in the below video...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Offseason- Love It/Like It/Hate It

(Dec. 29, 2014 – Source: Stacy Revere/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Atlanta Hawks offseason was characterized by their decision to re-sign Paul Millsap, which inevitably led to the departure of former starting small forward DeMarre Carroll. Atlanta also managed to add some intriguing bench pieces throughout the offseason as...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

MBO Roundtable: Orlando 2015 Free Agency Edition

The 2015 NBA Free Agency is still ongoing, but the Orlando Magic appear to be mostly done with moves and signings. We start chatting about what type of squad Scott Skiles is going to have for the 2015-2016 campaign. Welcome to another edition of MBO roundtable. I’m Adam Papageorgiou and joining me for this fearsome foursome chat are Brian Serra, Spenser Strode, and Juan Toribio...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks get passing grade for offseason ... but just barely

It's a tried and true motto for getting through college: "C's get degrees." And those words will have to placate the Atlanta Hawks for now.Atlanta had an up-and-down offseason, re-signing Paul Millsap and adding Tiago Splitter but losing DeMarre Carroll. And as Insider Kevin Pelton writes in assessing the Hawks a "C" grade for their offseason, Atlanta doomed itself to such...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Atlanta’s Offseason Grade

(May 19, 2015 – Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Players Added: Tiago Splitter (Trade), Tim Hardaway Jr. (Trade), Justin Holiday (two seasons, 2 million), Walter Tavares (three seasons, 3 million) No Longer Hawks: DeMarre Carroll Players Re-Signed: Paul Millsap (three seasons, 59 million) I just want to start this...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Hawks still good enough to be Eastern Conference contenders?

It's been a topsy-turvy offseason for the Atlanta Hawks. Re-signing Paul Millsap was big, but so was the loss of DeMarre Carroll to the Toronto Raptors. And that uncertainty leaves some questioning whether the Hawks are good enough to be considered contenders in the Eastern Conference next season.On paper, it's tough to argue that Atlanta will be as talented as the Cleveland Cavaliers...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA All-Star Paul Millsap's Quick Feet Drill

Atlanta Hawks power forward Paul Millsap can do a little bit of everything. The two-time NBA All-Star can use his quickness to get by you, his power to finish at
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap on Hawks' future: 'We want to build off of last year'

The Atlanta Hawks didn't have a perfect offseason, as they were only able to bring back one of Paul Millsap and DeMarre Carroll. But with Millsap back, it's time for the Hawks to move forward and see if they can take the next step after their Eastern Conference finals loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.In an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Chris Vivlamore, Millsap...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Utah Jazz stay ahead of the curve

​ How often do you see a premier free agent thanking an assistant coach for their help in improving the player’s skills? It’s hard to think of the last time it happened before new Toronto Raptor DeMarre Carroll wrote a thank-you note to Atlanta and the Hawks for The Players’ Tribune. Among the many people that Carroll thanks for helping facilitate the massive improvements...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Assessing free agency so far

With the frenzy of NBA free agency continuing day to day, a multitude of franchises have new looks, and the Atlanta Hawks were no exception. The Hawks experienced a very bitter ending to the best regular season in franchise history when the Cleveland Cavaliers swept them out of the Eastern Conference Finals. With such a deep venture in the playoffs this past season; fans and the...
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

C.J. Watson, Magic Agree to Three-Year, $15 Million Contract

Kim Klement-USA TODAY SportsThe Orlando Magic are looking to sign a few veteran players in order to help speed up their rebuilding mode in the Eastern Conference. They went after Paul Millsap very aggressively, but he ended up choosing to re-sign with the Atlanta Hawks. According to a report from Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, the Magic have agreed to a three-year, $15 million...
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July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks poised for another sensational season

This past NBA season, the Atlanta Hawks’ magnificent run had come to an abrupt halt when the Cleveland Cavaliers swept them in the Eastern Conference Finals. As of late, many were concerned that they might not be able to construct a team capable of achieving a similar level of success as their historic 2015-16 Season. But with the way things are going, the Hawks look to be in...
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks Re-Sign Paul Millsap to Three-Year $58M Deal

A photo posted by Paul Millsap (@paulmillsap4) on May 22, 2015 at 8:03am PDT Paul Millsap and the Atlanta Hawks have come to terms on $58 million, three-year deal which includes a player option in year three of the pact. The post Hawks Re-Sign Paul Millsap to Three-Year $58M Deal appeared first on Hooped Up.
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Paul Millsap Contract Grade

By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Despite a formidable push from the Orlando Magic, the Hawks were inevitably able to retain their two-time All-Star forward, Paul Millsap, for a three year deal in the $59 million range, with a third year option. Millsap’s versatility was vital to the Hawks’ offensive success this past season, while his return potentially alongside...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap re-signs with Hawks for three years, $58 million

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY SportsAfter letting Demarre Carroll sign with the Toronto Raptors, the Atlanta Hawks looked to keep their 2015 Eastern Conference top seed team together. The Hawks did so by re-signing All-Star forward Paul Millsap. Millsap and the Hawks agreed to a three year, $58 million deal on Wednesday. The Hawks wanted to keep their main core in Atlanta, so after losing...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

AP source: Hawks reach agreement to re-sign Paul Millsap

ATLANTA (AP) A person with knowledge of the deal says the Atlanta Hawks have reached an agreement to re-sign free agent power forward Paul Millsap. The person says the agreement is for a two-year deal with a player option for a third year that makes the contract worth $58.9 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the deal...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Orlando Opened the Checkbook for Paul Millsap…and it was Wonderful

It was a fun 9 hours. This is the first July 1st in years that Orlando Magic fans can be excited about. That’s because news broke this morning that the Magic were trying to sign Unrestricted Free Agent Paul Millsap.   Boom: Paul Millsap met with Orlando Magic in Atlanta at 12:01 last night, high interest between both. Will decide between Magic and Hawks. — David Aldridge...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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