Archive for August, 2013

Ayón’s Monster Game Helps Mexico To FIBA-Opening Win

Saturday, August 31st, 2013
Ayón’s Monster Game Helps Mexico To FIBA-Opening Win

New Atlanta Hawk Gustavo Ayón scored 22 points, pulled down 18 rebounds and handed out four assists, all game-highs, as Mexico opened the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship with a 65-56 win over host country Venezuela Friday. Ayón also blocked four shots while playing 35 of a possible 40 minutes.  Atlanta claimed the 6’10″ big man... »

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Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #4: Josh Smith Returns to Atlanta

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #4: Josh Smith Returns to Atlanta

The Detroit Pistons will come to Atlanta on Nov. 20, which will be the first time the Hawks will play against Josh Smith. Smith signed with the Pistons this summer after spending his first nine seasons in the NBA as a member of the Atlanta Hawks. Smith’s return to Philips Arena in November will... »

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Top 10 Hawks Matchups: #5. Hawks Take on Brooklyn in London

Monday, August 26th, 2013
Top 10 Hawks Matchups: #5. Hawks Take on Brooklyn in London

The Brooklyn Nets will not make a trip to the Highlight Factory this season because the lone “home” game for the Hawks against them will take place in London on Jan. 16. The Nets had an active summer, trading for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, as well as signing Andrei Kirilenko in free agency... »

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Macedonia Finishes Undefeated In SuperCup

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

Macedonia concluded the Basketball SuperCup in Germany with a 93-84 victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina Sunday. New Hawk Pero Antić did not play after playing two games in two days Friday and Saturday.  Even without arguably their best player, the Macedonians were still able to finish 3-0 on the weekend in preparation for EuroBasket in nine days. Antić... »

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Antić, Macedonia Cruise By Germany

Saturday, August 24th, 2013
Antić, Macedonia Cruise By Germany

Macedonia didn’t need any Pero Antić heroics today.  One day after beating Greece on a last-second bucket by the future Atlanta Hawk, Macedonia improved to 2-0 in the Basketball SuperCup with a convincing 81-67 win over host Germany in Neu-Ulm. Antić finished with 11 points, six rebounds and three assists for Macedonia, which improves to... »

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New Hawk Pero Antić Scores Game-Winner For Upset-Minded Macedonia

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Pero Antić, who’s set to make his NBA debut with the Atlanta Hawks this season after being signed this summer, lifted Macedonia to a huge upset win over Greece in the first round of the Basketball SuperCup in Germany Friday. Antić finished with a double-double, scoring 16 points and pulling down 10 rebounds, as the... »

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Four Hawks make SB Nation’s “Top 100 of 2017″

Friday, August 23rd, 2013
Four Hawks make SB Nation’s “Top 100 of 2017″

The SB Nation NBA crew dipped into their crystal ball earlier in the week and came up with a list of the “Top 100 Players of 2017.” The Atlanta Hawks had four players that found their way onto the list: Paul Millsap (91), Jeff Teague (76), Dennis Schröder (74) and Al Horford (37). Horford,... »

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Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #6: Rockets Come to Atlanta

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #6: Rockets Come to Atlanta

The Rockets were able to lure Dwight Howard to Houston this summer and now look to be one of the most formidable teams in the Western Conference. Their lone visit to Atlanta on Jan. 10 is the sixth game in our schedule countdown. Last year, the Rockets finished seventh in the Western Conference with... »

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Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #7: Larry Drew and Zaza Pachulia Return to Atlanta

Monday, August 19th, 2013
Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #7: Larry Drew and Zaza Pachulia Return to Atlanta

The seventh game in our countdown is the Milwaukee Bucks’ lone trip to Philips Arena this season on March 13, which will be the first return of former Hawks center Zaza Pachulia and former Hawks head coach Larry Drew (along with former assistants Bob Bender and Nick Van Exel) to Philips Arena. The Bucks... »

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Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #8: Clippers Come To Atlanta

Friday, August 16th, 2013
Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #8: Clippers Come To Atlanta

The eighth matchup in our countdown is the Los Angeles Clippers’ first and only visit to Philips Arena on Dec. 4. Last year, the Hawks split the season series with the Clippers with each team winning at home. Both teams have new coaches and some fresh faces on the rosters, but each figure to... »

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