Archive for February, 2014

Dennis Schröder Lives “Dream” of Playing Against Rondo

Friday, February 28th, 2014
Dennis Schröder Lives “Dream” of Playing Against Rondo

Some might call it a dream season for 20-year-old rookie point guard Dennis Schröder.  Hours after being drafted 17th overall by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2013 NBA Draft, Schröder took to Skype from his German homeland to chat with the media and answer questions.  He was still a teenager at the time, but he was... »

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Hawks Sign Second Round Pick Mike Muscala

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
Hawks Sign Second Round Pick Mike Muscala

2013 second round pick Mike Muscala has signed with the Hawks after playing the first part of this season in Spain for Rio Natura Monbus. Muscala averaged 14.6 points and 7.8 rebounds per game in 26.3 minutes per game and shot 54.6% from the field and 87.1% from the free throw line. “We are really excited... »

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Celtics Hand Short-Handed Hawks Another Loss

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
Celtics Hand Short-Handed Hawks Another Loss

The Hawks (26-31) held an early 15-point lead, but — like last night — the Hawks let that lead slip away quickly as the Celtics (20-39) followed Rajon Rondo and Jerryd Bayless to a 115-104 victory. Hawks vs. Celtics Photo Gallery Stats Highlights For the second straight night, the Hawks jumped out to a big lead... »

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Scouting Report: Boston Celtics

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
Scouting Report: Boston Celtics

The Celtics return home for the first game at TD Garden since before the All-Star break.  They began post-break play with a four-game west coast road trip – a trip that saw them go 0-4.  Back home for the first time, I expect they’ll play with some newfound energy. Boston looks a little different... »

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Hawks Lose Heartbreaker to Bulls

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Hawks Lose Heartbreaker to Bulls

The Hawks (26-30) were unable to get critical baskets in the final minute as the Bulls (30-26) were able to pull out a 107-103 victory. The Bulls played eight players and seven finished in double figures — only Nazr Mohammed was scoreless in five minutes. Mike Dunleavy played all but nine seconds of the game... »

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Scouting Report: Chicago Bulls

Monday, February 24th, 2014
Scouting Report: Chicago Bulls

The Hawks (26-29) ended their eight game losing streak on Saturday with a win over the Knicks at home. Their next test will be the Bulls (29-26), a team the Hawks have lost to in their first two meetings. Chicago’s defense held Atlanta to 85 points on 37.2% shooting and 84 points on 43.8%... »

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Scott, Carroll Set Career-Highs as Hawks Beat Knicks

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
Scott, Carroll Set Career-Highs as Hawks Beat Knicks

The Hawks (26-29) ended their eight game losing streak by storming back from a 17 point third quarter deficit to beat the Knicks (21-35) 107-98. The Hawks were led by Mike Scott and DeMarre Carroll who both set career-highs for points in the victory. Scott had 30 points and eight rebounds on 11-of-14 shooting and was 6-for-7 from... »

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Hawks Debut “Wrecking Ball”

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

The Atlanta Hawks have a new Code of Conduct video, and it’s glorious.  You’ve probably already seen the “Blurred Lines” parody, with the Hawks version sung by PA announcer Ryan Cameron. This version, a parody of the Miley Cyrus song, features Hawks Cheerleaders Shamea and Danielle, a cameo by Dominique Wilkins and Harry The... »

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Hawks sign Dexter Pittman to 10-Day Contract; Waive Jared Cunningham

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
Hawks sign Dexter Pittman to 10-Day Contract; Waive Jared Cunningham

The Hawks have signed center Dexter Pittman to a 10-day contract to fill the roster spot opened by waiving guard Jared Cunningham. Pittman played on the NBA title winning 2011-12 Miami Heat as well as a brief stint with the Grizzlies last season and will be available to play against the Knicks, as the Hawks will... »

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Hawks vs. Knicks Game Preview

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
Hawks vs. Knicks Game Preview

The Hawks (25-29) will host the Knicks (21-34) Saturday night as they look to snap an 8-game losing streak. Both teams will be playing their fourth game in five nights, and both are coming off of road losses — Atlanta in Detroit and New York in Orlando. Like the Hawks, the Knicks are struggling... »

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