LeBron James Drops Thabo Sefolosha With Crossover (Video)

LeBron is not usually known for his handle, but he put on display Wednesday when he made a really good defender look silly. Thabo Sefolosha is one of the more sound defenders in the league, but he was no match for this crossover from James. It was the only good thing to happen for James as the visiting Atlanta Hawks blew out the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-98.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron Drops Thabo Sefolosha With Crossover (Video)

LeBron is not usually known for his handle, but he put on display Wednesday when he made a really good defender look silly. Thabo Sefolosha is one of the more sound defenders in the league, but he was no match for this crossover from James. It was the only good thing to happen for James as the visiting Atlanta Hawks blew out the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-98.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks Game Recap: Hawks Get Revenge, Dominate Cavs

(Cleveland, OH) – Despite yet another hot start in the first quarter, the Cleveland Cavaliers rapidly cooled off in a 127-98 drubbing delivered by the Atlanta Hawks at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday Night. After a 127-94 blowout loss to the Cavs a little over a month ago on November 15 in Cleveland, the Hawks were very hungry for revenge. The Hawks seized the opportunity and...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James’ Cross-Over Sends Thabo Sefolosha To The

LeBron James and the Cavs fell to the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night, but The King had a SportsCenter top 10 play. After briefly tripping, LeBron hit  Thabo Sefolosha to the ground with the combo of moves. James was credited with the assists as Matthew Dellavedova wound up hitting a three-pointer. The post LeBron James’ Cross-Over Sends Thabo Sefolosha To The appeared first on Diehardsport.
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LeBron James Drops A Nasty Crossover On Thabo Sefolosha

LeBron James put a sick crossover on the Hawks Thabo Sefolosha Wednesday night, continuing to prove he is the best in the world.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James breaks Thabo Sefolosha’s ankles with nasty crossover

There are few things more enjoyable than watching basketball players using incredible crossovers to “break the ankles” of their defenders. Late in the first quarter of tonight’s Cavaliers-Hawks game, LeBron James was being guarded by Atlanta’s Thabo Sefolosha and used a nifty dribble move to get past him: The play ended in a Matthew Dellavedova three-pointer and another...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hawks Way: Players' makeup as key as execution in motion offense

ATLANTA -- There's a defining organizational philosophy among the city of Atlanta's professional teams: The Braves Way. It's a culture that wrought a championship and a litany of division titles. So why not The Hawks Way? Coach Mike Budenholzer smiled when recently asked about the challenge in this modern game, of getting players to buy into the selfless nature that's of the utmost...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant scores 28 vs. Hawks to lead Lakers to 2nd win of season

Kobe Bryant scored 28 points and the Los Angeles Lakers won for only the second time this season, beating the Atlanta Hawks 114-109 Tuesday night. Bryant's biggest shot came with 1:11 remaining, when he backed in against Thabo Sefolosha and made a fadeaway jumper despite being fouled. Bryant slapped hands with a fan on the front row and completed the three-point play, giving the...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Shumpert Nails Thabo Sefolosha in Groin on Inbounds (Video)

Thabo Sefolosha was doing a good job defending on an inbound play near the end of the Hawks vs Knicks game. Iman Shumpert was inbounding the ball and running out of time so he decided to throw the ball off of Sefolosha. Watch closely as Shump makes a wise decision to avoid a 5-second violation. Shump nailed Sefolosha right in the groin. Watching the pass and knowing it’s coming...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert Nails Thabo Sefolosha In The Junk With An Inbounds Pass

If Iman Shumpert’s plan Monday night was to inflict bodily harm on multiple players via errant passes, then we have nothing to say other than “mission accomplished”. Warning, the impact of Thabo Sefolosha getting clocked in the nuts can be heard very clearly in the video above, so if you’re squeamish about that stuff, then Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 NBA Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder

Lightning strikes the plains. The darkness, for but a brief moment, has vanished. As the storm moves in, we await the coming thunder. But there’s nothing yet. How near? How long will we wait? Then, in the back of our minds, we wonder if this was a fabrication, a complete phantasm of light, and the thunder will never reached those hallowed grounds. 2014 in review Last year, we worried...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Hottest Players in the Preseason: John Jenkins

John Jenkins is going to really have to impress the coaching staff if he plans on earning minutes this season.  He is stuck in at a position that features Kyle Korver, Thabo Sefolosha, and Kent Bazemore for the Hawks, which means it will be troublesome for him finding minutes.  Jenkins has turned a few eyes the past few seasons when he gets enough minutes to do so, but like the...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2014/15 Atlanta Hawks: Rising Up

(Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports) It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming season will be their best ever. While some teams will surely be rising up, the same amount will be rising down, with the rest floating along treading water (rising sideways).  Since we at The Hoops Manifesto are always 100% accurate with our...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Analysis On Their 3 Offseason Additions

Atlanta Hawks: Analysis On Their 3 Offseason Additions By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… SG: Kent Bazemore - Bazemore only signed for 2 million per season, yet he could be a very big part of their rotation. He is a strong defender and energy player who played excellent offense for the Lakers this season. He played most of the season in a small role with the Warriors...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Where Do the Hawks Land in the Most Recent Power Rankings?

Link: The Atlanta Hawks most notable off-season acquisition came in the form of Thabo Sefolosha.  Last year, Mike Budenholzer took over as the team’s Head Coach, and implemented a system similar to that of Greg Popovich’s. In this new system we saw vast improvements from Jeff Teague, and solid play...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Atlanta Hawks: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Moves Made Signed Kent Bazemore and Thabo Sefolosha Drafted Adreian Payne Strongest move: Signing Kent Bazemore Bazemore was quietly signed by the Hawks to a two year, $4 million contract. So why is such a small scale deal ranked as their strongest move? It addressed a clear...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

For Thunder, out with Sefolosha, in with Morrow

On May 31, 2014, in a thrilling overtime game, the San Antonio Spurs eliminated the Oklahoma City Thunder in six games, as the Spurs would march forward toward the NBA Finals, where they would eventually be crowned the 2014 NBA Champions. That night on May 31, Thunder guard/forward Thabo Sefolosha logged a “Did Not Play” […]
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: What Should Be Their Starting 5?

Atlanta Hawks: What Should Be Their Starting 5? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Atlanta Hawks just had a playoff season despite their best player Al Horford missing the majority of the season. They played well and it took a lot of 3 pointers just to make it, but with Horford they can be one of the 4-5 best teams in the East next season. This is what their starting...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Grading the offseason

This offseason many fans were expecting the Atlanta Hawks to make a serious push for a big name free agent like Lebron James or Carmelo Anthony. And just like last year when the Hawks failed to lure in Dwight Howard, James and Anthony have signed contracts and the Hawks were left looking at the second tier. That’s not a bad thing as Atlanta has a long term plan and they know what...
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kent Bazemore Signs With Hawks

Kent Bazemore has agreed to a one-year, $4 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, according to ESPN. The Hawks also signed Thabo Sefolosha this off-season. The San Antonio Spurs were among many teams pursuing Bazemore. He averaged 13.1 points with the Lakers, while shooting 45.1% from the field and 37.1% from downtown. (Via The post Kent Bazemore Signs With...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks ink Sefolosha, waive Salmons as free agency begins

ATLANTA -- With NBA free agency officially under way, the Atlanta Hawks have executed two separate deals to improve the roster and clear up salary-cap space. On Thursday, the Hawks released veteran forward John Salmons, who was acquired in the trade with the Toronto Raptors -- along with a second-round pick in 2015 -- for guard Lou Williams and big man Lucas Nogueira, Atlanta's first...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Projected Starting 5

Point Guard Jeff Teague- Teague had a good season last year for the Hawks. He had to carry this team to the playoffs. Teague is the future for this Hawks team.Shooting GuardThabo Sefolosha- Thabo was signed by the Hawks a few days ago. He will help out on defense a ton for this team because of his long arms. This was a good move by the Hawks, to sign Sefolosha.Small Forward DeMarre...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Speaking With Big Name Free Agent

The Atlanta Hawks have already made one move in free agency, signing swing man Thabo Sefolosha. Despite not having big man Al Horford for much of last season, the Hawks had a nice year, capped with a first round exit where they gave the Indiana Pacers some problems. Nobody is expecting them to make a huge free agent splash, but then again, no one expected them to sign Paul Millsap...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Waiting to Sign an Free Agent

Lebron and Carmelo are handcuffing the NBA with where they going to sign. It like an ghost town in Atlanta waiting on somebody, anybody to sign an sit in that shine seat and say I’m your savior. If you go on Facebook to Atlanta Hawks Nation where I’m apart of that group you have us hawks fans making up topics arguring back and forth about who is coming to our team, by the way...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha Heading To Atlanta; What Does He Bring Them?

Thabo Sefolosha agreed to 3 year deal for 12 million, this is a good signing for the hawks Sefolosha is a good defender and also can produce on offense too so he can help them both ways. Also he can give some good veteran leadership too, the hawks are looking to improve after losing in the first round last year against the Pacers. This signing shows the Hawks are heading into the right...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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