Archive for July, 2010

Remembering Lorenzen Wright

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Reports have surfaced confirming the death of former Hawk Lorenzen Wright at 34 years old. Wright had been missing for over a week. (Full Story at AJC.com) Wright played for the Hawks for two stints, the first from 1999-2001 and more recently from 2006-08. His best season as a Hawk came in 2000-01 when... »

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Zaza's Rocky Impression

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Since we launched the video of Zaza Pachulia’s boxing workout on Monday we have received plenty of comments about his similarities to America’s favorite fictional boxing icon, Rocky Balboa. Fans repeatedly claim that Zaza is a dead ringer for the Italian Stallion in both appearance and in the way he delivers a line. What... »

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Powell: A Good Sign

Monday, July 26th, 2010

The Hawks announced on Monday afternoon that they have officially added free agent big man Josh Powell to their roster. Powell, a two-time NBA Champion with the L.A. Lakers, is a good signing AND a good sign for the Hawks organization. Powell is widely regarded as a quality big man whose minutes were hurt... »

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Smoove Surfaces

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Josh Smith has kept a pretty low profile this summer. He dropped by to show his support for Coach Drew when he was introduced at his press conference and popped in during a summer league practice before the team headed out to Vegas, but for the most part he has been out of sight. It... »

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Bibby's Newest Pair of Air Jordans

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010
Bibby's Newest Pair of Air Jordans

 Mike Bibby has been a member of Nike’s “Team Jordan” since he first entered the league with the Vancouver Grizzlies in 1998. Since then he has sported dozens of Brand Jordan shoes throughout his career, and recently pictures of his latest personalized model began to appear online. (Check out this page on MikeBibby.com that features... »

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Final Thoughts on Vegas

Monday, July 19th, 2010

The Hawks Summer League squad bounced back from two tough losses to win their final three games in Las Vegas. As predicted, or at least hoped, Jeff Teague and Jordan Crawford stood out as the most talented players on the team, although each of them had their fair share of hiccups along the way.... »

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"The Difference" Staying Busy in Seattle

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

While the newest Crawford on the Hawks roster is focused on the single task of performing well at the Las Vegas Summer League, last year’s NBA Sixth Man of the Year Jamal Crawford is multi-tasking back in his hometown of Seattle, WA. Jamal has a very active foundation (JamalCrawford.org) and has a handful of... »

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Jordan Crawford Turning Heads

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

First off, let’s cut to the chase. This kid needs a nickname, and I don’t think JC2 is going to cut it. Unfortunately, J.C., J-Craw, Crawdaddy, etc. don’t eliminate the confusion with Jamal, so feel free to list any suggestions in the comments below. Jordan Crawford showed off his entire arsenal during Wednesday night’s... »

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Early Reviews in Vegas

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

The Summer League version of the Hawks fought back from a 17-point deficit to tie the game twice in the final minutes before ultimately falling to the Memphis Grizzlies 89-85. The loss was encouraging, however, as the Grizzlies are fielding one of the more seasoned teams in the summer league, led by O.J. Mayo... »

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Prepping for Vegas

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

The Hawks Summer League squad heads to Las Vegas this afternoon for a five-game schedule that begins Monday at 10:30pm ET. The team held its first practice session at Philips Arena on Friday night, met twice on Saturday, and will run one more time today before heading out west. Here are some first impressions... »

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