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TBT Special: Hawks Throw it Back to Their #FirstTweet

Thursday, March 20, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson

compiled by Michele Rochford Ever wonder what you first tweet was? In celebration of Twitter’s 8th birthday, the company is throwing it back…way back. They’re giving their millions of users the opportunity to search and discover their very #FirstTweet. It’s simple: just go to first-tweets.com and type in your Twitter handle and be transported... »

Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson
Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons come into Wednesday’s game in Atlanta with a 4-6 record, but they just got finished with a difficult west coast road trip that included Portland, Golden State and the Lakers.  They were back home Tuesday night and got a big win over the Knicks, so they come into Philips Arena tonight... »

Hawks Add Nogueira, Schroeder, and Muscala In 2013 Draft

Friday, June 28, 2013
By Micah Hart
Hawks Add Nogueira, Schroeder, and Muscala In 2013 Draft

Wow. What a first round. For a draft that was supposed to be short on buzz, it was about the daffiest I can remember. Lots of surprise picks, lots of trades, and when the dust settled the Hawks came away with two players (expected), but at the #16 and #17 slots instead of 17-18.... »

Start Saving Your Frequent Flyer Miles, The Hawks Are Going To London

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
By Micah Hart

We’re still several weeks away from the release of the 2013-14 schedule, but one date and opponent we now know for sure. The Hawks will be taking on the Brooklyn Nets on January 16, 2014, at The o2 Arena in London. It’s the first-ever regular season game for the Hawks outside of North America.... »

Rooting Interests: The Race To Avoid 8th

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson
Rooting Interests: The Race To Avoid 8th

One of the biggest things the Hawks want to do seeding-wise is avoid that eighth spot.  Doing so means avoiding a first round matchup with the Miami Heat. A big game in determining that eighth spot happens tonight when Portland visits Milwaukee to face the Bucks.  Milwaukee is currently eighth in the East but... »

Scoreboard Watching: Bulls, Celtics Collapse as Hawks Stay in Fifth

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson
Scoreboard Watching: Bulls, Celtics Collapse as Hawks Stay in Fifth

Almost every team in the Eastern Conference playoff picture played last night, and while the Hawks weren’t able to extend the winning streak to four, they got some help, specifically from the teams they’re competing with. The Miami Heat extended their winning streak to 23 games last night by beating the Boston Celtics 105-103... »

Larry Drew Named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for December

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
By Micah Hart
Larry Drew Named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for December

The Hawks are off to a tremendous start to the season, with Tuesday night’s win in New Orleans moving the team to 20-10 on the year, just a half-game out of the #2 spot in the East playoff standings. A lot of people deserve a lot of credit for the team’s performance, but today... »

Dominique Wilkins Remembers Dan Roundfield in NY Times

Monday, December 31, 2012
By Micah Hart
Dominique Wilkins Remembers Dan Roundfield in NY Times

The Hawks lost a family member over the summer, as Dan Roundfield tragically lost his life saving his wife in rough waters while they were vacationing in Aruba. Dominique Wilkins, who has often given Roundfield credit for teaching him to be a professional when he entered the league, remembered his former teammate in the... »

Zaza Pachulia Juuuuuuust Missed An Awesome Buzzer Beater

Thursday, December 13, 2012
By Micah Hart

Zaza Pachulia had several nice moments in Wednesday night’s victory over the Magic, showing his game is not all brawn and muscle but also a healthy dose of pizzazz and flair. He also nearly hit a 75-foot buzzer-beater to end the third quarter. The basket, which left Pachulia’s hands just a tiny fraction of... »

Josh Smith Joins Al Horford As NBA Weekly Award Winner

Monday, December 10, 2012
By Micah Hart
Josh Smith Joins Al Horford As NBA Weekly Award Winner

December 10 is a good day for Josh Smith, apparently. Five years ago on this date, Josh won his first ever NBA Player of the Week honor. Today, he’s added his second. The NBA announced today that Smith has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for Dec. 3-9, for helping lead the... »