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QUIZ: Name every player on the Oklahoma City Thunder's 2012 Finals-losing team

The 2011-12 Oklahoma City Thunder made it to the 2012 NBA Finals, but saw a quick exit to LeBron James and the Miami Heat, losing four games to one. Can you name the 12 members on that Thunder squad?
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Hawks Have A Better Shot At Stopping The Cavs This Time

Until they met up with the Cleveland Cavaliers in last year’s playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks had been enjoying a banner 2014-15 campaign. The team won a franchise-record 60 games during the regular season, and made its way to the conference finals for the first time ever. Then LeBron James and the Cavs dismantled the Hawks in a lopsided series sweep. Now Cleveland is in Atlantaâ€...
Via FiveThirtyEight
1 day ago

Hawks vs Cavaliers preview: Atlanta looks to steal Game 1

The Atlanta Hawks will try to put the pressure on the Cleveland Cavaliers early when the two teams meet in the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Atlanta Hawks and Cleveland Cavaliers meet in the Eastern Conference semifinals Monday night with Game 1 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The series is a rematch of last season's Eastern Conference Finals where the...
Via Peachtree Hoops
1 day ago

2016 NBA Playoffs: Hawks hoping to pressure Cavaliers this time around

The Atlanta Hawks are heavy underdogs entering their second round series against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Atlanta Hawks will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday. It will be a rematch of last season's Eastern Conference Finals but will be a matchup of two very different looking teams. Injuries played a huge part in last season...
Via Peachtree Hoops
3 days ago

Isaiah Thomas makes circus shot during Celtics-Hawks Game 6

There are plenty of talented point guards in the association these days but there are few like Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas. Tonight, the Celtics faced off against the Atlanta Hawks in game six of their first round playoff series and in the fourth quarter, Thomas was able to make an incredible acrobatic basket around Thabo Sefolosha: Isaiah Thomas, everybody! *** Thomas...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sefolosha, Korver discuss Game 2 victory over Celtics

Guards Thabo Sefolosha and Kyle Korver took to the podium to talk about our 89-72 victory over Boston in Game 2 Tuesday night.
Via YouTube
13 days ago  |  Discuss

'He heard a pop': Avery Bradley hurts hamstring in loss to Hawks

ATLANTA — When the Atlanta Hawks were staggered by another impressive Boston comeback, they put the ball in Jeff Teague's hands.Good move.Teague scored 23 points and doled out 12 assists, making sure Atlanta maintained the home-court edge with a 102-101 victory in Game 1 Saturday night after the gritty Celtics rallied from a 19-point deficit.''Jeff was in attack mode,'' Hawks coach...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks vs Charlotte Hornets: game one preview and prediction

The Atlanta Hawks will look to return to the Eastern Conference finals for the second year in a row, and only the second time ever since they’ve been in Atlanta. The Boston Celtics are looking to build upon their regular season success in which they finished far ahead of where most pundits predicted them to be. Of course, the Hawks and the Celtics are no stranger to one another...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Norman Powell: Raptor On The Rise

Norman Powell was drafted 46th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2015 NBA Draft. That same night, he was traded to the Toronto Raptors in a deal that would send Greivis Vasquez to the Bucks. From Dec. 19, 2015 to Mar. 4, 2016, he was assigned and then recalled from the Raptors' D-League affiliate seven times. Then, seemingly at a moment's notice, he's in the Raptors' starting...
Via The Sports Quotient
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha files suit against five New York police officers for April 2015 incident

In an unsurprising move, Sefolosha files his civil suit. Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha has filed his civil suit against five New York City police officers, as well as the city Wednesday, according to ESPN.com's Kevin Arnovitz. Sefolosha's suit involves charges of false arrest, excessive force, malicious prosecution, as well as false imprisonment, according to Arnovtiz. Arnovitz...
Via Peachtree Hoops
27 days ago

Why Thabo Sefolosha holds the key for the Atlanta Hawks in the playoffs

When the Atlanta Hawks acquired Thabo Sefolosha before last season, they knew they were getting someone who was considered one of the best wing defenders in the NBA. He can also hit some quality mid-range shots and knock down some perimeter shots when called upon. Fast forward to this season, and Sefolosha continues to be one of the best perimeter defenders in the league. Not...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks player sues New York City over arrest

NEW YORK (AP) Atlanta Hawks player Thabo Sefolosha (TAH'-boh sehf-ah-LOH'-shuh) has filed a lawsuit against New York City after he was acquitted of criminal charges stemming from a police fracas outside a trendy Manhattan nightclub. The federal lawsuit, filed Wednesday, names five police officers and seeks unspecified damages. Sefolosha was arrested in April 2015. Police alleged...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha files civil suit against New York City police over arrest & injury

Thabo Sefolosha brought civil charges against five New York City police officers and the city Wednesday, almost one year to the day after the Atlanta Hawks forward suffered a broken leg during a nightclub incident with police. The suit alleges false arrest, excessive force, malicious prosecution and false imprisonment, and has a potential cap of $50 million in damages. The incident...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pero Antic, Thabo Sefolosha to file lawsuits against NYPD

Former Atlanta Hawks center Pero Antic has filed a civil suit against the New York Police Department stemming from an incident last April, with Hawks swingman Thabo Sefolosha reportedly to follow. According to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz, Antic filed claims of false arrest, unlawful imprisonment, assault, battery, negligence, civil rights violations and malicious prosecution. Sefolosha...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha listed as questionable against Chicago Bulls

The veteran swingman is questionable for tonight's game.` The Atlanta Hawks injury report for their game Monday night against the Bulls lists Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha as questionable with right ankle stiffness. Sefolosha did not play in Saturday night's game against the Pistons. This is typical of him during this season, as he has been sitting in the second game of back-to...
Via Peachtree Hoops
March 28, 2016

Bucks end road trip 0-3 after loss to Hawks

ATLANTA -- Jeff Teague scored 12 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter and the Atlanta Hawks overcame poor 3-point shooting to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 101-90 on Friday night. Paul Millsap had 14 points and 13 rebounds and Al Horford also had 14 points to keep the Hawks' late-season surge going. They have won seven of eight and 10 of 12 to move to third place in the Eastern Conference...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawks get 'revenge' by beating Wizards 122-101

WASHINGTON (AP) Fresh off the pain of losing by 15 at home to the Washington Wizards, the Atlanta Hawks couldn't afford another disappointment. With every other team in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff picture winning, the Hawks were plenty motivated to bounce back. Behind 23 points from reserve guard Dennis Schroder and a season-high 17 3-pointers, Atlanta did just...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha's win over the NYPD gets the Daily Show treatment

With absurdist poltical theatre happening all day, every day, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah hasn't needed to dive into the sports world in recent weeks.  But Tuesday, they had a story too good to pass up.  The Daily Show's Roy Wood met up with Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha, who was found not guilty of resisting arrest in an incident that broke his leg...
Via Fox Sports
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

The Hawks turn frowns upside down in another abrupt reversal

The Atlanta Hawks have performed a Dikembe Mutombo-style finger wag at idiots the past few weeks. Back on February 21, one idiot had the temerity to write that the Hawks’ hopes of putting together a successful season were shrinking to the point of being little more than a sliver. The path to the No. 3 seed? Hard to envision. The possibility of a journey to the East Finals? Remote...
Via Crossover Chronicles
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Trade Rumors: Hawks’ Thabo Sefolosha Drawing Kings’ Interest

The Sacramento Kings are just 4.5 games out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference exiting the All-Star break, and it appears they are looking to bolster their roster before Thursday’s trade deadline. ESPN’s Chris Broussard, citing a league source, reported Wednesday morning the Kings are interested in acquiring Atlanta Hawks small forward Thabo Sefolosha. Broussard added...
Via NESN.com
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Paul Millsap hits Thabo Sefolosha with a beautiful pass for easy two

The Hawks had great ball movement on this play and Millsap effortlessly hit Sefolosha with a great touch pass for an easy two. Millsap is having another underrated season for the Hawks averaging 18.4 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 3.5 apg and 1.3 bpg. Paul Millsap out here just dropping dimes https://t.co/tOTk3a365n — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) January 17, 2016 The post Watch: Paul Millsap hits...
Via Crossover Chronicles
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Hawks really, really love to play Uno

Don’t mess with the Atlanta Hawks and their love for Uno. In a great feature written by Scott Cacciola of the New York Times, the Hawks seriousness and passion for the card game is on full display. Select members of the team including Kent Bazemore, Kyle Korver, Dennis Schroeder, Thabo Sefolosha, Jeff Teague and Al Horford play the game when they’re on a flight. The group plays...
Via The Comeback
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha has played in Nike 'Air Max 1 Mids' shoes all season

Thabo Sefolosha, in his first season with the Hawks, has surprised many with his choice of footwear this season.According to NiceKicks.com, Sefolosha has worn Nike Air Max 1 Mids -- a modern twist on the 1987 athletic shoe designed by Nike's Tinker Hatfield -- all season. NiceKicks.com explains in the report that he's worn six different colorways of the shoe. Pictures depict one...
Via Fox Sports
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Sefolosha, NBA leaders speak out on player safety

While the NFL’s concussion crisis highlights the league’s problem with keeping its players safe on the field, recent incidents in the NBA indicate that there could be an issue in keeping its players safe away from the court. Roughly 10 days after New York Knicks forward Derrick Williams was robbed of $750,000 worth of jewelry from his NYC home in what appeared to be a targeted...
Via The Comeback
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every Philadelphia 76ers first round draft pick since 1996

Since 1996, the Philadelphia 76ers have selected 20 players in the first round of the NBA Draft. How many can you name?
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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