Archive for December, 2011

Winning Ugly by 18

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

They say that winning ugly is a staple of good teams in the NBA. So what do they say when you win ugly… by 18 points? At times the Hawks got sloppy during Wednesday night’s home opener at the Highlight Factory, but don’t let that take away from the times that they looked like... »

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Impressive Opener

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

 Atlanta Hawks 106, New Jersey Nets 70 AP RECAP | BOX SCORE | VIDEO: Postgame Reactions The New Jersey Nets haven’t been to the playoffs in the last four years and aren’t expecting a dramatic improvement this season, but don’t let that take anything away from how dominant the Hawks looked in Tuesday night’s... »

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Season Opener at New Jersey

Monday, December 26th, 2011

The Hawks open the 2011-12 season in New Jersey on Tuesday night, Facing Deron Williams and the Nets for a 7:30 tip. Reasons to be optimistic: - The Nets open their season tonight in Washington and will not be as fresh as the Hawks. - Brook Lopez underwent surgery on his foot late last... »

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Hawks Roster Taking Shape

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

With just one day left to submit rosters to the league office for opening night, the Hawks have requested waivers on four players: Keith Benson, Pape Sy, Magnum Rolle and Brad Wanamaker. Now Atlanta has 15 players left on the current roster. (Click Here to View) Jeff Teague insists that he will be ready... »

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Backing Up the Point

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Overall, it has been a relatively quiet training camp in Atlanta… which is a good thing. With the core of the team returning and a pair of key additions signed the day that camp opened, nearly everyone’s role on the team has been clear. The lone exception is the back-up point guard position… The... »

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Wednesday’s Training Camp Update

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

The bad news our of training camp today was that Jeff Teague rolled his ankle, forcing him to miss the last portion of practice. While there are no official updates on the severity of the injury, Teague did leave the court on his own power and will take on the generic “day-to-day” label. Apart... »

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Tuesday’s Training Camp Update

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

The Hawks had originally scheduled for two workouts on Tuesday, but Coach Drew and his staff elected to hold one long session instead. The team started practice at 11 am and the last player (newcomer Jannero Pargo) didn’t leave the court until almost 3 pm. The big news of the day was the signing/arrival... »

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The Wait is Over…

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Monday night in Charlotte will be the first true test of how the 2011-12 version of the Atlanta Hawks will measure up. Yes, there are plenty of positive signs that have surfaced up to this point in training camp… to a man the team’s physical fitness when they began practice was at a high... »

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LIVE BLOG from the Open Scrimmage

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Hey fans, we will be blogging live from the 2011 Open Scrimmage presented by Philips all night long… Right now the players are interacting with season ticket holders at the annual “Tip-Off” event as we count down the minutes until the doors open to the public. If you live intown, then shoot on over... »

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The ‘BIG’ Lineup is Intriguing?

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Larry Drew has repeatedly stated that it is still too early to say how rotations will work or how minutes will be divided up with this season’s roster. With the versatility of players like Tracy McGrady, Joe Johnson and Al Horford, he has plenty of possible combinations to consider. One of the more intriguing... »

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