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Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha: Making progress, but 'too early' to talk return

The Atlanta Hawks and wing Thabo Sefolosha had a lot to celebrate leading up to the night of Sefolosha's incident with the NYPD. That hasn't been the case since. But Sefolosha is on the road to recovery, which should give Atlanta reason to cheer.Sefolosha told Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that his health improves daily, but the time isn't yet right to talk...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha Making Progress In Return From Broken Fibula

With DeMarre Carroll leaving the Atlanta Hawks this offseason, Thabo Sefolosha figures to replace him at small forward in the starting lineup if he can recover from his broken right fibula. Sefolosha was injured while being arrested by New York City Police in April 8th. Sefolosha had surgery for the broken leg and ligament damage on April 16 with an estimated time of recovery of...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  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 ESPN.com Insider Kevin Pelton writes in assessing the Hawks a "C" grade for their offseason, Atlanta doomed itself to such...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Could Succeed or Fail Next Season, Nobody Knows.

Thabo Sefolosha #25 of the Atlanta Hawks defends against Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Philips Arena on November 18, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) There is no question that Kobe Bryant is one of the best players to ever play in the NBA. Bryant has every qualification an NBA Hall of Famer possesses. Whether it is all-star selections...
Via The Sports Journal
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Trial date set for Thabo Sefolosha, Pero Antic in NYPD incident

The two Atlanta Hawks involved in an incident with the New York Police Department, during which Thabo Sefolosha's leg was broken, were in court on Tuesday to find out when their trial would begin.Sefolosha and Pero Antic were arrested in the early morning hours on April 8 near the 1 OAK nightclub in New York City for allegedly interfering with the police's efforts to establish a...
Via Fox Sports
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Court date set for next week for Thabo Sefolosha, Pero Antic

The next step in the wild story of the altercation between the NYPD and Atlanta Hawks Thabo Sefolsha and Pero Antic is set to take place next week in New York City Criminal Court, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Chris Vivlamore reports.The hearing is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 16 (the same day as Game 6 of the NBA Finals, if you're keeping track of your calendar...
Via Fox Sports
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha in extensive interview: 'I was injured in the hands of the police'

Injuries happen to every team, and no player -- or very few players, anyway -- can single-handedly change the outcome of a playoff series. But the Atlanta Hawks certainly missed Thabo Sefolosha in the postseason after Sefolosha was injured in an incident involving the New York Police Department in early April.More important, of course, than the Hawks' diminshed championship chances...
Via Fox Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha: Police Injured Me, Damaged My Reputation

Thabo Sefolosha discussed the physical and mental toll that his leg fracture had, stemming from the incident with the NYPD. "I was injured in the hands of the police, and it took away a lot from my everyday life," Sefolosha said. "From being able to help put the kids in bed, going up and down the stairs. "We are talking about the stress that it has brought to the entire family, you...
Via RealGM
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha says arrest took away ‘a lot from my life’

Jason Getz-USA TODAY SportsAtlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha has blamed Manhattan police for the season-ending leg injuries he suffered during his April arrest in the city.  On Friday, Sefolosha told ESPN that the arrest has damaged his reputation and taken away a lot from his life. “I was injured in the hands of the police, and it took away a lot from my everyday life...
Via Sports-Glory
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha at center of debate on race and police as activists speak out

Atlanta Hawks wing Thabo Sefolosha isn't from the United States -- he was born in Switzerland -- but he's found himself embroiled in the conversation on race and police in this country thanks to the arrest and subsequent injury that Sefolosha says was caused by the New York Police Department.Sefolosha has been careful not to say anything that could interfere with any potential investigation...
Via Fox Sports
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha Undergoes Surgery On Leg, Expected To return For Next Season Opener

Thabo Sefolosha underwent successful surgery Thursday to repair fractures in his leg and is expected to return healthy for the Atlanta Hawks’ regular season opener in 2015-16, league sources told RealGM. Sefolosha suffered injuries to his right leg in a physical altercation with the New York Police Department early last Wednesday, and videos emerged later online that appeared to...
Via RealGM
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha Says Broken Leg Caused by Police

The Chris Copeland and Thabo Sefolosha incidents in a NY nightclub last week continue to get more interesting by the day. Both guys were injured rather seriously, but both are expected to make a full recovery. Regarding Sefolosha, he broke […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha: Broken leg was caused by police

Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha is claiming that the broken leg he suffered last week while being arrested in New York City was an injury that was inflicted by police. On Tuesday, Sefolosha released a statement indicating he will be pursuing legal action in the wake of the incident. “On advice of counsel, I hope...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha: Injury Was Caused By NYPD

Thabo Sefolosha has released the following statement following last week's incident with New York City Police that left him with a fractured right fibula and ligament damage. Sefolosha will miss the remainder of the season. "I would like to begin by expressing my gratitude to my family and friends, the Hawks organization and my teammates. This has been a difficult time for me and...
Via RealGM
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Conducting Inquiry Into Arrest, Injury Of Thabo Sefolosha

The NBA is conducting its own inquiry into the events surrounding the arrest and injury of Thabo Sefolosha. "We are working with the Hawks organization and local law enforcement to obtain more information about the circumstances surrounding Thabo's arrest," NBA spokesman Michael Bass said. The league wouldn't go so far as to characterize its efforts as an official investigation,...
Via RealGM
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks’ Thabo Sefolosha’s Leg Broken In Nightclub Arrest; Season Over

ATLANTA — Atlanta forward Thabo Sefolosha will miss the Hawks’ final four regular-season games and the postseason because of a fractured right fibula and ligament damage suffered when he and teammate Pero Antic were arrested early Wednesday in New York. The Hawks confirmed Sefolosha’s injury Thursday and said he will need surgery. The Swiss player was limping following the...
Via NESN.com
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha suffers broken leg during arrest

Thabo Sefolosha suffered a season-ending injury the night he was arrested during an incident at a New York club that saw three people stabbed, including Pacers forward Chris Copeland. Sefolosha and Atlanta Hawks teammate Pero Antic were arrested for resisting arrest and making it difficult for officers to set up a crime scene after the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks’ Sefolosha out for rest of the season

The Atlanta Hawks have been on cruise control for awhile now thanks to locking up the No. 1 seed so early. Well, the Hawks bandwagon might have gotten a bit of a jolt with some injury news regarding Thabo Sefolosha: Sources close to Thabo Sefolosha confirm he has suffered a broken ankle and will miss remainder of the season. @ShamsCharania 1st to report. — Kevin Arnovitz (@kevinarnovitz...
Via Bloguin Best
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks’ Sefolosha out for rest of the season

The Atlanta Hawks have been on cruise control for awhile now thanks to locking up the No. 1 seed so early. Well, the Hawks bandwagon might have gotten a bit of a jolt with some injury news regarding Thabo Sefolosha: Sources close to Thabo Sefolosha confirm he has suffered a broken ankle and will miss remainder of the season. @ShamsCharania 1st to report. — Kevin Arnovitz...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha Out For Season With Fractured Tibia From NYPD Incident

Thabo Sefolosha has been diagnosed with a fractured tibia and will miss the remainder of the season and playoffs, sources tell RealGM. Sefolosha suffered the injury during an early Wednesday morning incident outside a New York City nightclub involving Chris Copeland, Pero Antic and the New York City Police Department. Sefolosha was charged for resisting arrest and obstructing a government...
Via RealGM
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks' Antic, Sefolosha released from custody after arrests

NEW YORK -- Two Atlanta Hawks players have been released after their arrest on charges they blocked officers from setting up a crime scene following the stabbing of a fellow NBA player. Pero Antic and Thabo Sefolosha were arrested early Wednesday outside the club 1Oak in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. Police say they tried to stop officers after Indiana Pacers player Chris Copeland...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Forwards Pero Antic and Thabo Sefolosha Arrested Wednesday Morning

Atlanta Hawks forwards Pero Antic and Thabo Sefolosha were arrested early Wednesday morning in New York City for disorderly conduct. According to the Daily News, the incident stemmed from the melee that lead to Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland being stabbed: Sefolosha, 30, and Antic, 32, refused to move when police tried to set up a crime scene, the sources said. They were charged...
Via Sportsnaut
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Sefolosha, Antic Arrested For Obstructing Crime Scene Following Copeland Incident

Thabo Sefolosha and Pero Antic were at the scene of a stabbing involving Chris Copeland and were arrested and released for obstructing the crime scene, authorities said. The Atlanta Hawks play the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday. "We are aware of the situation involving Pero Antic and Thabo Sefolosha this morning," Hawks spokesperson Garin Narain said in a statement. "We are in the process...
Via RealGM
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha Set For Return After Two-Month Absence

Thabo Sefolosha will return to the Atlanta Hawks' lineup on Sunday against the San Antonio Spurs, league sources tell RealGM. Barring a setback, Sefolosha will return to action for the first time in nearly two months after suffering a severe strain of his right calf. Sefolosha signed with the Hawks in the offseason.
Via RealGM
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha will be the Biggest X-Factor to the Atlanta Hawks Playoff Success

Thabo Sefolosha #25 of the Atlanta Hawks defends against Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Philips Arena on November 18, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images)   The Atlanta Hawks currently lead the NBA’s Eastern Conference in wins and will continue to be a major factor come playoff time, however in recent weeks their defense has taken a step...
Via The Sports Journal
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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