Archive for July, 2009

Reports: Hawks Keeping Marvin

Thursday, July 30th, 2009
Reports: Hawks Keeping Marvin

Published news reports are speculating that the Hawks are close to a deal with RFA Marvin Williams on a contract in the  neighborhood of 5 years, and between $35-40 million dollars. If that’s the case (there is no official word on that as of yet), the Hawks will now have kept at least 3... »

Tags: ,
Posted in Hawks | Comments Off

Josh Smith Dunks On Kevin Love

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

It’s been passed around the series of tubes the past couple days, but if you haven’t seen it yet, here is Josh Smith throwing it down over Kevin Love at Team USA mini-camp in Las Vegas: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5lVUZMZetg »

Tags: ,
Posted in Hawks | Comments Off

Hawks Mini-Camp Video Round-Up

Friday, July 24th, 2009

We’ve posted a lot of video content the past several days covering Hawks mini-camp. In case you missed a couple or haven’t had a chance to watch them all, here is a list compiling all the stuff we shot. Enjoy! – Rookie Camp Begins – Mike Woodson Mic’d Up – Highlights from Scrimmage 1... »

Tags:
Posted in Hawks | Comments Off

Hawks Mini-Camp: Day 4 Photo Gallery

Friday, July 24th, 2009
Hawks Mini-Camp: Day 4 Photo Gallery

Scrimmage tips off for the last time Dionte Christmas rises for 2 Yaroslav Korolev takes it into the paint Chris Ellis posts against Randolph Morris Jeff Teague defends against John Lucas III And vice versa Shawn Taggart rises over Garret Siler Jeff Teague sings happy birthday to Jim Todd »

Tags: ,
Posted in Hawks | Comments Off

Hawks Mini-Camp: Day 4

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Hawks mini-camp came to an end on Thursday with a morning scrimmage session. It’s a testament to everyone who participated that the effort was there till the end today; as Jeff Teague said afterwards, the atmosphere on the court felt like a playoff game. Some thoughts on the 4 day event, which Mike Woodson... »

Tags: ,
Posted in Hawks | Comments Off

Hawks Mini-Camp: Day 3

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009
Hawks Mini-Camp: Day 3

Mike Woodson in the huddle at the end of the scrimmage Day 3 of Hawks mini-camp at Philips Arena saw two scrimmages, a morning session and then another in the afternoon. Let’s get right to the action: - John Lucas III spent parts of the last 4 seasons in the NBA (mostly with the... »

Tags: ,
Posted in Hawks | Comments Off

Hawks Mini-Camp: Day 2

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

After another morning of drills, Tuesday afternoon the participants in the Hawks mini-camp got down to the business of playing ball by scrimmaging for nearly two hours.Split up into two teams, the guys played two 20-minute halves, then added another 12-minute scrimmage on top of that. Some thoughts from the first day: - Jeff... »

Tags: ,
Posted in Hawks | Comments Off

Hawks Mini-Camp: Day 1

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009
Hawks Mini-Camp: Day 1

Othello Hunter throws one down The first day of Hawks summer mini-camp was about establishing comfort and discomfort. Comfort for the guys trying to turn the heads of the coaching staff, discomfort from the coaching staff putting the players through paces at a breakneck speed and seeing who can keep up. With no full-out... »

Tags: ,
Posted in Hawks | Comments Off

Live-Tweeting Hawks Mini-Camp

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Hawks mini-camp gets underway this afternoon at the practice court at Philips Arena. We’ll have tons of coverage all week, but for now I’ll just mention that I plan on being courtside to tweet about the competition starting this afternoon. Follow me at @atlanta_hawks for all the action! »

Tags: ,
Posted in Hawks | Comments Off

Hawks To Host 2009 Mini-Camp At Philips Arena

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

The Hawks aren’t participating in Summer League play this year with the dissolution of the Rocky Mountain Revue, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be a chance for the Hawks coaching staff to evaluate the team’s young talent and other potential free agents players.Next week at Philips Arena, the Hawks will be conducting a... »

Tags: , ,
Posted in Hawks | Comments Off