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2015 Eastern Conference All-Star Game Reserves

A photo posted by NBA (@nba) on Jan 29, 2015 at 4:16pm PST These are the reserves representing the Eastern Conference in the 64th NBA All-Star Game held at Madison Square Garden. Eastern Conference Chris Bosh, Heat Jimmy Butler, Bulls Al Horford, Hawks Kyrie Irving, Cavaliers Paul Millsap, Hawks Jeff Teague, Hawks Dwyane Wade, Heat The post 2015 Eastern Conference All-Star...
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NBA Eastern Conference All-Star Reserves Named

The Eastern conference All-Star reserves have been named. The Eastern Conference All-Star reserves were named on Thursday evening on TNT. Reserves on the All-Star East team include: Kyrie Irving – Cleveland Cavaliers Jeff Teague – Atlanta Hawks Jimmy Butler – Chicago Bulls Dwyane Wade – Miami Heat Chris Bosh – Miami Heat Al Horford – Atlanta Hawks Paul Millsap...
Via Basketball Bicker
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NBA All-Star Game Reserves: Three Atlanta Hawks, Kevin Durant Make Cut

NEW YORK — Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook were selected in the West, despite early season injuries for the Oklahoma City Thunder stars. The Miami Heat also had two reserves selected...
Via NESN.com
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Hawks' Horford, Millsap, Teague named All-Star reserves

The Hawks have puzzled outsiders because in the superstar-driven NBA, they don't have the single driving force. What they are is balanced, a hardwood egalitarianism. That approach has driven Atlanta to the best record in the Eastern Conference, and now it's given them three All-Star Game reserves in Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague. The trio was named to the seven-man bench...
Via Fox Sports South
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The Most Deserving All-Star on the Atlanta Hawks

Paul Millsap #4 of the Atlanta Hawks congratulates Jeff Teague #0 after his steal and dunk against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Philips Arena on January 23, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia(Mandatory credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) NBA All-Star rosters generally feature an eclectic mix of global stars and first timers with the occasional head scratchers and players who themselves know that...
Via The Sports Journal
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Even The Atlanta Hawks’ Mascot Can’t Be Beat Right Now

In case you’ve missed it, the Atlanta Hawks are very good right now. Like, really good. So good, in fact, that their Twitter display name – which features an extra W for every victory in their current win streak (17 games) – has officially hit its character limit, which forced the team to get creative. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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The Atlanta Hawks now have the best Twitter account in sports

The Atlanta Hawks have been all the rage in the NBA this season.  Their 17th straight win last night now puts them in the Top 15 of all-time NBA winning streaks.  At 38-8, they have the best record in the Eastern Conference by 7 games and are doing it with a perfectly assembled lineup of guys who have never been considered as star players. They’re also having a blast on social...
Via Awful Announcing
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Trail Blazers-Hawks Preview

As the Atlanta Hawks continue to roll, the Portland Trail Blazers are mired in their worst stretch of the season. Looking to surpass their victory total from last season, the Hawks can extend their team-record winning streak to 18 by handing the Trail Blazers a fifth consecutive road defeat Friday night. Paul Millsap had 28 points with 15 rebounds and Al Horford added 20 points,...
Via AP on Fox
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A look inside the Atlanta Hawks winning streak

Last year as the 8th seed, the Atlanta Hawks showed glimpses of great promise as they pushed the Pacers to the edge in that first round 7 game series. No one, not even the biggest die-hard Atlanta fans, foresaw the current 17 game winning streak, and winning 32 of their last 34. When the most recognizable name to the common NBA fan is Kyle Korver, and you play in the Eastern Conference...
Via isportsweb.com
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Atlanta Hawks Get 17th Straight Win Over Brooklyn Nets

The Atlanta Hawks secured their 17th straight win on Wednesday night defeating the Brooklyn Nets 113-102. The Hawks were led by their impressive front court of Paul Millsap and Al Horford. Millsap delivered 28 points on 15 of 16 shooting from the free throw line and a whopping 15 rebounds. Horford added 20 points on 10 of 13 shooting from the field with 10 rebounds and 5 assists...
Via Basketball Bicker
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Court Vision: Hawks pull past Nets as streak reaches 17; All-Star fates await

ATLANTA -- The most surprising thing to come from the Hawks as they ran their winning streak to a 17 straight game with a rout of the Nets had nothing to do with basketball. Coach Mike Budenholzer, it seems, is a Drake fan. Point guard Jeff Teague let it slip during an ESPN interview that aired earlier Wednesday that he had seen Budenholzer at a concert with his entire family. "I...
Via Fox Sports South
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Millsaps' 28 points lead Hawks past Nets for 17th straight victory

  Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds, five other Atlanta players scored in double figures, and the Hawks stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 17 games in a row with a 113-102 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. Atlanta (38-8) has won 31 of 33 and leads the Eastern Conference by a commanding seven games. This was a bit tougher than expected against...
Via AP on Fox
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Millsaps leads Hawks to 17th straight win, 113-102 over Nets

ATLANTA (AP) Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds, five other Atlanta players scored in double figures, and the Hawks stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 17 games in a row with a 113-102 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. Atlanta (38-8) has won 31 of 33 and leads the Eastern Conference by a commanding seven games. This was a bit tougher than...
Via AP on Fox
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Hawks' Schroder named to Rising Stars Challenge

ATLANTA -- The Hawks' All-Star Weekend contingent grew by one Wednesday, but when news came, Dennis Schroder was fast asleep. The point guard was named to the Rising Stars Challenge Roster on Wednesday, but he let slip that he was getting in a pregame nap. "I just woke up before I came to the arena and everybody like texted my phone and called me and I was like 'Something happened...
Via Fox Sports South
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Harry the Hawk dances and lip syncs to ‘Uptown Funk’ during timeout

The Atlanta Hawks are the hottest team in the NBA right now. But not only are they tearing it up on the basketball court but the Hawks are also doing that during their entertainment portions. During a timeout, Harry the Hawk dances and lip syncs to Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars: Look at them dance moves. Look at the perfect lip syncing. It’s just a wonderful combination...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Hawks mascot goes 'Uptown Funk' with show-stopping dance routine (Video)

Atlanta Hawks mascot Harry The Hawk recently performed this show-stopping choreographed dance routine while lip synching to Marc Ronson's "Uptown Funk" during a timeout in a recent home game at the Philips Arena.Harry The Hawk seems to have raised the bar for all other NBA mascots to live up to. Very impressive. Video via Atlanta Hawks. H/T BC. This post appeared first on Holdout...
Via Holdout Sports
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Watch the Atlanta Hawks’ Mascot Go to Town Lip-Syncing ‘Uptown Funk’

At what point does everyone in the NBA stop playing basketball and just award the title to the Atlanta Hawks? They’ve won 16 games in a row, Mike Budenholzer is resting guys like his mentor Gregg Popovich and Kyle Korver is randomly on pace to join the 50-50-90 club. Hell, even their mascot “Harry the Hawk” has caught fire and is performing choreographed dance numbers set to...
Via Busted Coverage
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Rathbun: Hawks showing zero glaring weaknesses during historic win streak

FOX Sports South announcer Bob Rathbun discusses the Atlanta Hawks' historic winning streak, Kyle Korver's season and more in this week's column: The Hawks just keep on winning, running their winning streak up 16 games. Is there any underlying positive about this team that we haven't discussed yet? They just go to work. I thought Minnesota coach Flip Saunders said something interesting...
Via Fox Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia lawmakers honor streaking Hawks

ATLANTA -- Even Georgia's elected officials have gotten caught up in the love affair with the streaking Hawks. Inside the office of Gov. Nathan Deal, Dominique Wilkins -- the Hall of Famer and SportSouth analyst -- and team CEO Steve Koonin posed for photos Tuesday at the Statehouse before making their way to the Senate Mezzanine room. Joined by coach Mike Budenholzer, shooting guard...
Via Fox Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia lawmakers honor streaking Hawks

ATLANTA -- Even Georgia's elected officials have gotten caught up in the love affair with the streaking Hawks. Inside the office of Gov. Nathan Deal, Dominique Wilkins -- the Hall of Famer and SportSouth analyst -- and team CEO Steve Koonin posed for photos Tuesday at the Statehouse before making their way to the Senate Mezzanine room. Joined by coach Mike Budenholzer, shooting guard...
Via Fox Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Hawks Are a Breath of Fresh Air to the NBA

Team basketball seems like it’s an afterthought, but I think the Atlanta Hawks may have something to say about that . NBA Basketball in the “A” has been pretty dormant for the past few years. A few playoff runs by Joe Johnson and Josh Smith created a little buzz in Atlanta, but it was just a blip on the radar. After GM Danny Ferry unloaded Johnson’s big salary, and decided...
Via The Front Office News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets-Hawks Preview

With Al Horford and Paul Millsap producing so efficiently in the frontcourt, the Atlanta Hawks are on the cusp of the league's longest winning streak this season. It doesn't appear the stumbling Brooklyn Nets should stand in their way despite a couple of extra days off before visiting Atlanta, which looks to extend a franchise record with its 17th straight victory Wednesday night...
Via AP on Fox
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Al Horford shouldn’t be defined by the position he plays

Atlanta Hawks’ center Al Horford has had several labels throughout his playing career. At the University of Florida, he was a “champion”  and an “Associated Press All-American”. Going into the 2007 NBA Draft, he was a “can’t miss prospect” and later a “top-three pick”. In his seven-plus years with the Hawks, he’s been an “All-Star center“, an “All-NBA...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ratings Roundup: Atlanta Hawks, NBA on ESPN, EPL on NBC

The Atlanta Hawks’ winning streak has translated into strong local TV ratings. In other news, ESPN had another decline for a non-Cavaliers NBA game, and the last two EPL matches on NBC have had double-digit declines in viewership. Hawks Tie SportSouth Record; Ratings Up 54% Friday’s Thunder/Hawks NBA regular season game drew a 4.5 rating [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' win over Thunder ties regular season single-game ratings record

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks win against Oklahoma City on Friday, Jan. 23 generated a 4.5 HH rating in the Atlanta DMA on SportSouth, tying the highest-rated Hawks regular season game (vs. Boston on Jan. 29, 2010) ever on the network. SportSouth is the exclusive regional television home of the team. Through 42 games, the Hawks television ratings in the Atlanta DMA are up 54 percent...
Via Fox Sports South
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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