Archive for June, 2010

Jordan Crawford Makes the Rounds on Local Sports Talk

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

On Monday the 27th pick of the 2010 NBA Draft made the rounds on Atlanta’s Sports Talk Radio. Jordan Crawford first chatted with 680 the Fan’s Buck and Kincade before switching over to 790 the Zone’s Pollack and Bell Show. Follow the links below to listen to the full conversations: 680 the Fan  | ... »

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First Thoughts on Jordan Crawford

Friday, June 25th, 2010

And you thought it was confusing having a Joe Smith to go along with Josh Smith… Last night the Hawks acquired the draft rights to Jordan Crawford (no relation to Jamal Crawford) who was taken with the 27th pick of the 2010 NBA Draft. Let me put it out their up front, I grew... »

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Crawford, Cash and Big Pape Sy

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Okay, so Pape Sy is only “big” for his position, but it just sounds good. The Hawks had fans on a roller coaster on draft night this year. First it looked like we took Damion James at 24. The response on the “Live Chat” taking place on Hawks.com was not a positive one…. however…. ... »

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Prospect Review and Recon

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

The Hawks wrapped up their prospect workouts today at Philips Arena, bringing an end to an eight day stretch that saw 30 prospects show off their skills on the practice court. How important were these workouts? General Manager Rick Sund addressed that question when he met with the media following today’s workout. “A lot of teams put... »

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Prospect Workouts (Day 3 & 4)

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Draft week is upon us. There are still a handful of prospects scheduled to work out for the Hawks staff this week, but we launched the Hawks 2010 Draft Central this morning to serve as a gathering place for all the Draft related videos, links, analysis, etc. Check out the latest interviews with prospects... »

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Atlanta Spirit Statement on Sale of Teams and Arena

Friday, June 18th, 2010
Atlanta Spirit Statement on Sale of Teams and Arena

ATLANTA, GA (June 18, 2010) – Bruce Levenson and Michael Gearon, two of the principal partners of Atlanta Spirit LLC, the parent company that owns the Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Thrashers and Philips Arena operating rights, have released the following statement regarding the rumored sale of the teams and arena: “As has been shared publicly... »

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Prospect Workouts (Day 1 & 2)

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

The team released the summer league schedule yesterday, so now we just need to fill out a roster. We know Jeff Teague will be leading the team out to Las Vegas, but who else will be running along side him? It is expected that whoever the Hawks select in the upcoming draft will join the... »

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After 27 Years…

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

27 years. That is how long Larry Drew has been living the NBA life. Before many of the Hawks players were born (Smoove, Marvin, Al, Teague, etc) Drew was drafted 17th overall in the 1980 NBA Draft. He enjoyed an 11-year NBA career with his best season coming in 1982-83 when he averaged 20.1... »

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Prospect Workouts Announced

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Today the team released a tentative schedule of workouts involving prospects for the 2010 NBA Draft. Individuals scheduled to workout include: (Click on name to visit Draft Express Profile) Monday, June 14 Terrico White – 6’5″ shooting guard from Mississippi Elliott Williams – 6’4″ shooting guard from Memphis Dominique Jones – 6’5″ shooting guard... »

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Checking In Overseas

Monday, June 7th, 2010

With Josh Childress wrapping up his season last night as Olympiakos was eliminated from the Greek finals, it seemed like a good time to check in on players competing over seas that have ties to the Hawks. Josh Childress - Childress finished the season averaging 15.2 ppg on 52% shooting and 4.8 rpg against Euroleague opponents... »

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