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Video of Benson from the Draft Combine

By Jon Newberry

Video courtesy of DraftExpress.com »

On the Clock…

By Jon Newberry

The 2011 NBA Draft is underway… Stay tuned right here on the Official Hawks Blog for updates, analysis and commentary as we move closer and closer to our pick. See what Hawks GM Rick Sund had to say last week at the Atlanta Hawks 2011 Draft Central. »

Looking for a Keeper

By Jon Newberry

The Hawks will have to be patient on Thursday night, waiting for 47 other picks to be made before they are, as they say, “on the clock.” With no first round pick the expectations for this draft are different for Atlanta, but that doesn’t mean the effort put into the player evaluation has been... »

A Bigger Number of Concentration

By Jon Newberry

With the draft less than a week away, Hawks GM Rick Sund and Assistant GM Dave Pendergraft met with the media on Friday to talk about their strategy as June 23 approaches. With no first round pick, and 47 prior selections that will effect the pool of available players, Atlanta had to take a... »

Someone Great at 48?

By Jon Newberry

The Hawks only have one pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, and at 48 the odds are against them to select an impact player for next season. BUT… it has been done before. Manu Ginobili, Monta Ellis, Trevor Ariza, Paul Millsap, Marcin Gortat, and, oh yes, Zaza Pachulia were all selected 40th or higher... »