Archive for October, 2009

Warm Up Your DVRs Sportsfans

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

As far as anyone can tell, Sunday will be the first time in history all four major North American sports leagues will be in action in games that actually mean something. The NBA, NHL and NFL all have regular season games scheduled, and the Phillies will be hosting the Yankees in game 4 of... »

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Hawks Look to Fire up the Defense Early

Friday, October 30th, 2009
Hawks Look to Fire up the Defense Early

The Hawks were more than happy with the offensive output against the Pacers on opening night. 120 points in a win looked like a game from the 1980′s. The fans certainly loved it.  The question is can the Hawks play defense earlier in tonight’s game against the Wizards, like they did at the end of the Indiana victory.... »

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VIDEO: One Last Preview – TNT's Doug Collins

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

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Blowout Not Blown Off

Monday, October 26th, 2009
Blowout Not Blown Off

Ok Vince Carter and Dwight Howard both shot 90 percent from the field, half-man, almost perfect, also went 5-5 from the land of three. The Hawks had only 13 assists for the game and shot 37 percent from the field. It was bad. Down by 40 points bad. 123-86 Orlando bad. To make things... »

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Hawks Paint the Town RED

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

The Hawks held their annual Paint the Town event today in Atlantic Station and the highlight had to be all of the players sporting the new second road uniforms. The uniforms give the team a red option for the first time since switching team colors at the beginning of the 2007-08 season. Check out... »

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Opportunity for Hunter as West leaves the Nest

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009
Opportunity for Hunter as West leaves the Nest

With the roster trimmed down to 13 after waving Mario West, Courtney Sims and Garret Siler, the last man standing is Othello Hunter. Without question the effort, intensity and aggressive defense of Mario will be missed, but Hunter could help himself and his team with his shot. Mario West was and is the consummate... »

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Hawks Trim Active Roster Down to 13

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

The Hawks have waived Courtney Sims, Garret Siler and Mario West reducing the number of players on their active roster to 13, and making Othello Hunter the lone free agent still with the team. Sims and Siler are both centers whose services became less needed once the Hawks were able to sign Joe Smith and Jason Collins.... »

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NBA TV: Hawks 2009-10 Preview

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Unless you were working the third shift or a serious night owl you missed the live broadcast of NBA TV’s preview of this year’s Hawks. It aired this morning at 1:30 AM (and then again at 6:30). Host Rick Kamla sat down with some familiar faces, former Hawks head coach Mike Fratello and former... »

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Hawks Release Two; Active Roster Now at 16

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

The Hawks released Juan Dixon and Mike Wilks on Tuesday bringing their current active roster to 16 players. Dixon appeared in three games for the Hawks this preseason, averaging nine points while dishing out four assists and recording five steals. Wilks also appeared in three games for the Hawks this preseason. At least one... »

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J-Smoove Stars in New Adidas Commercial

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Josh Smith lets you know why he got his nickname in his latest Adidas commercial where he shows off some of his dance moves and his playful personality. The commercial, which was filmed this past offseason at a studio in L.A., is part of Adidas’ “It’s on Me for We” series. It is the latest tweak to... »

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