Atlanta Hawks: Three second-round sleepers to target

The Atlanta Hawks have the 15th and 43rd overall pick in this year’s draft, and last week I previewed who they should take with the 15th pick. This week we’ll look at some possible second round sleepers that the Hawks could swipe up as a surprise. Here are three players (that should be available at the 43rd pick) I think have the skill set to turn into very serviceable NBA players...
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Scott, Shelvin Mack Want to Re-Sign with Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks are coming off of a disappointing seven-game series loss to the Indiana Pacers, but they are excited about the future of their team after a surprising playoff run. Both Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack were big reasons that the Hawks’ bench was as effective as it was,... The post Mike Scott, Shelvin Mack Want to Re-Sign with Hawks appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Scott, Shelvin Mack Hope To Return To Hawks

Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack discussed their futures with the Atlanta Hawks after exit interviews. Both players said they hope to re-sign with the Hawks as free agents this offseason. “I’m just going to leave that to the GM and the coaching staff but of course I want to come back,” Scott said. “I would like to be back,” Mack said. “I’ll continue to work and improve ...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

With Another Win, the Hawks Would Shock the World

After a win in game five, the Atlanta Hawks are one victory away from making their first second round (playoffs) appearance since the 2010-11 season when they defeated the Orlando Magic (4-2) and lost to the Chicago Bulls (2-4). The leading scorers for Atlanta were Paul Millsap (18), Kyle Korver (16), Jeff Teague (12), DeMarre Carroll (15), Mike Scott (17), and Shelvin Mack (20)...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks push Pacers to brink

It is hard to believe we are at this point. But Atlanta emphatically and dramatically pushed top-seeded Indiana to the brink of elimination with a dominant 107-97 win. The Pacers made a run at the end of the game to make this one close. But throughout, the Hawks led the Pacers by 20-plus points, dominating the second quarter 41-19. Mike Scott his five 3-pointers in the quarter alone...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks push Pacers to brink

It is hard to believe we are at this point. But Atlanta emphatically and dramatically pushed top-seeded Indiana to the brink of elimination with a dominant 107-97 win. The Pacers made a run at the end of the game to make this one close. But throughout, the Hawks led the Pacers by 20-plus points, dominating the second quarter 41-19. Mike Scott his five 3-pointers in the quarter alone...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks take 2nd quarter lead, hang on to beat Pacers

The Hawks didn’t just steal back home-court advantage. It was more like grand theft larceny. The Hawks led by as many as 30 points and then held on for a 107-97 victory over the Pacers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series Monday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Hawks, who led the best-of-seven series 3-2, are on the verge of doing something only...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Brad Stevens coached Shelvin Mack comes up big in Hawks win. Roy Hibbert's disappearing act continues.

Atlanta Hawks guard Shelvin Mack, who played three years under current Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens at Butler, had the best game of his young career last night.Mack scored 20, the second highest scoring output of his career, on 5-9 shooting including 2-4 for three to help the number 8 seed Atlanta Hawks put the number 1 seed Indiana Pacers at a 2-3 disadvantage in the series...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Crush Pacers; Take 3-2 Series Lead

AP Photo/Darron Cummings The eighth-seeded Atlanta Hawks have knocked off the top-seeded Pacers in Game 5 of the 1st round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs 107-97. The series is now in favor of the Hawks three games to two after this impressive performance. Atlanta was behind after the 1st quarter but surged to a 21 point halftime lead after taking control and playing their...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Hits: Hawks continue road success against Pacers

The Hawks continued their impressive play on Monday on the road against the Pacers with a 107-97 win in Game 5 of their first-round series at Bankers Life Field House. The Hawks have won two of three on the road in this series and now hold a 3-2 series lead and can close it out on Thursday at Philips Arena in Game 6. Overall, the Hawks have beaten Indiana, which finished with the...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Pacers' rally falls short as Hawks take 3-2 series lead

INDIANAPOLIS -- Mike Scott made five 3-pointers during a 30-6 second-quarter run Monday night, and the Atlanta Hawks fended off a furious fourth-quarter rally to beat top-seeded Indiana 107-97 and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Atlanta can clinch the first-round series at home Thursday. Scott scored all 17 of his points during an incredible 12-minute stretch when Atlanta...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks blow out the Pacers

The Hawks closed in on a playoff berth with one of their most impressive performances of the season. The Hawks blew out the Pacers 107-88, leading by as many as 35 points in the first half, Sunday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The victory, coupled with a Knicks loss earlier in the day, reduced the Hawks magic number to three. The Hawks (34-42) have won two straight and three...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' Kyle Korver has been ruled out for Monday

Atlanta Hawks' guard Kyle Korver is expected to miss his third-straight game on Monday the team announced. Tonight, the Hawks play host to the Phoenix Suns as they try to secure their spot for the postseason. As previously reported, Korver was sidelined the last two games due to back spasms.Chris Vivlamore, who covers the Hawks for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, confirmed...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks-Raptors Recap

Scott Cunningham/NBAE/Getty Images After leading 71-60 going into the fourth quarter, Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors come storming back and eventually defeat the Atlanta Hawks at the end of regulation by a score of 86-96. Both the Hawks and Raptors were coming off of losses the game before. “The sun came up yesterday morning,” Raptors head coach Dwane Casey said of the loss...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' Kyle Korver out with back spasms in loss to Pelicans

The Atlanta Hawks lost to the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday by the score of 111-105. The loss ended a five-game winning streak and dropped the Hawks to 31-35, fourth in the Southeast Division. Shooting guard Kyle Korver, who was listed as a probable starter, was out due to back spasms. It was the first game Korver has missed since December 2. Arthur Mouratidis  via Wikimedia...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Atlanta Hawks at Boston Celtics

Atlanta Hawks (26-30, 9-19 road) at Boston Celtics (19-39, 11-17 home) TD Garden at 7:30 pm on CSNNE Officials: Bill Spooner, Eric Lewis, JT Orr  Line: Boston -3 (203) Get tickets to tonight's game at the TD Garden  The Celtics have dropped five straight games, most recently a 110-98 defeat in Utah on Monday.  The Hawks are coming off a 107-103 home loss to Chicago last...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Hawks Falling out of the Playoff Hunt?

 Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Alisha Ogbewele Atlanta Hawks Writer With the Atlanta Hawks currently sitting at the 5th spot at 25-26 in the Eastern Conference standings, there are some things they need to figure out in order to end their five game losing streak and get back to respectability. From questionable coaching decisions to lack of an offensive attack, something needs to change...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bench leads comeback, gains experience in Hawks' loss to Pacers

ATLANTA -- With 14.9 seconds left in regulation, the Atlanta Hawks had cut a 16-point fourth-quarter deficit down to two against the best team in the NBA, the Indiana Pacers. That might not be newsworthy if the group that had accomplished that were the Hawks starters. Instead, in the waning seconds Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer put out a fivesome of rookie Dennis Schroder, second...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday’s DFS NBA 1/31

Thursday nights are brutal for me because I never play them. I avoid those two and three game nights and sometimes it’s great because I’m in a rut, but sometimes it’s the worst because I’m “hot”. Well, last night I wasn’t too happy that it was Thursday. I was feeling good, but had to avoid the three game night. Tonight though, we have eight games, which is one probably...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Atlanta Hawks tank this season?

The Atlanta Hawks are currently sitting at 23-21 and the three seed in the East. The three seed represents that the Hawks are one of the conference’s best teams. That’s impressive, unless you’re in the East. Currently the six, seven and eight seeds in the East have losing records, but they would still make the playoffs if the season ended today. Those teams would be guaranteed...
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Injuries mount as Hawks lose to Spurs

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks began Friday's game against the San Antonio Spurs with their third-string center in the starting lineup and their top perimeter defender out for the night. By halftime of what resulted in a 105-79 loss at Philips Arena, starting point guard Jeff Teague was ruled out for the remainder of the game with a left ankle sprain he suffered with 4:51 left...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mario Chalmers Warned For Flopping (GIF)

The NBA announced Tuesday that Heat guard Mario Chalmers has been warned for flopping. Chalmers’ offense came late in the fourth quarter while fighting for rebounding position with Hawks’ Shelvin Mack. As Mack made contact, Chalmers went flying to the ground as if he had been shoved. The post Mario Chalmers Warned For Flopping (GIF) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks snap losing streak vs. Heat

The streak is over. No, not the Kyle Korver 3-point streak. The Hawks’ nine-game losing streak to the Heat. Korver hit a 3-pointer with 55.1 seconds left as the Hawks earned a 121-114 victory over the Heat Monday on Martin Luther King Day. The Hawks (21-19, 15-6 home) snapped a two-game losing streak. They last defeated the Heat on Jan. 2, 2012. Paul Millsap scored a team-high...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Defeat The Heat on Martin Luther King Jr Day, 121-114

It was a celebration all over the NBA in dedication of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. The Miami Heat and Atlanta Hawks put on a show in Dr. King’s hometown of Atlanta. Philips Arena had a sellout of 19,262 to see these two playoff teams and division rivals clash against one another and bring great basketball on this day honoring one of America’s notable icons.   The Hawks’ dominant...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets rule in London for another win in British capital

Joe Johnson scored 26 of his 29 points in the first half and Andray Blatche added 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 127-110 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday in the fourth regular-season NBA game to be played in the British capital. Johnson had 15 points in the first quarter, including 11 straight for the Nets (16-22) late in the period. Mike Scott and...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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