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Sir Foster A Hit At All-Star Weekend

By Jaryd Wilson

Kyrie Irving may have been MVP of the All-Star Game, but he may not have been MVP of the night.  Atlanta Hawks organist Sir Foster was an instant fan sensation with his cool blend of songs requested via social media and his own mix.  The media were quick to give him love: SLAM Online:... »

Paul Millsap Plays Well In All-Star Game Debut

By Robby Kalland

Paul Millsap made his All-Star game debut at the beginning of the second quarter of the 2014 All-Star game in New Orleans. Millsap made his first shot attempt, a mid-range jumper, and also added a nice layup finish off a half-court lob from Joakim Noah. East vs. West Photo Gallery Stats Game Recap Millsap finished... »

East Out To Reclaim Dominance

By Jaryd Wilson

The East has the past five NBA MVP award winners and the past two NBA Champions, but the West has been the more dominant conference in 2013-14.  While the All-Star Game (8 ET, TNT) is largely just a show and hardly indicative of which conference is actually more talented, the East still feels they have... »

“One of the best dunks I’ve seen in a long time”

By Jaryd Wilson

Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins cemented All-Star Saturday Night by starting what would be a unanimous vote for the best and final dunk of the evening. The Hall-of-Famer held up “East” to signify that he was voting for John Wall’s dunk in the Battle Round.  Magic Johnson and Julius Irving followed suit, giving Wall the... »

‘Nique, Team Bosh Repeat As Shooting Stars Champs

By Robby Kalland

Team Bosh — featuring Chris Bosh, Swin Cash, and Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins — won their second consecutive Sears Shooting Stars contest with a final round time of 31.4 seconds to beat Team Durant — Kevin Durant, Karl Malone, and Skylar Diggins. In the first round they defeated Team Hardaway — Tim Hardaway, Jr., Tim Hardaway, Sr., and Elena... »

Hawks Well-Represented At All-Star Weekend

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks will be well represented at the 2014 All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. Paul Millsap was selected to his first All-Star Game, voted by coaches around the league as one of seven Eastern Conference reserves. Joining Millsap at All-Star weekend will be rookie Pero Antic, who catapulted up the rookie ladder after... »

Mike Scott Goes Bonkers After Millsap Makes All-Star Team

By Jaryd Wilson

Paul Millsap was named to the Eastern Conference All-Star roster Thursday night, as selected by coaches from around the league.  It’s Millsap’s first All-Star appearance, and the first-year Hawk got plenty of love from his teammates on Twitter: Congratulations to @Paulmillsap4 on being named to his 1st All-Star Team!! He has been incredible for... »

Paul Millsap Named Eastern Conference All-Star

By Jaryd Wilson

Paul Millsap has been named an All-Star for the first time in his career, coinciding with his first season as a member of the Atlanta Hawks. Millsap was selected by coaches around the league as one of seven Eastern Conference reserves, and I think it’s highly justified.  He’s been a force since Al Horford’s... »

Experts Like Millsap for All-Star Game

By Jaryd Wilson

Now that All-Star voting is over, several “experts” have weighed in on who their All-Star teams should be.  Zach Lowe of Grantland.com likes Paul Millsap as an East reserve and says Jeff Teague was one of his toughest omissions. Click here to see Lowe’s team NBA.com’s John Schumann weighed in on his East reserves... »

45 Days Until the Atlanta Hawks’ Season

By Jaryd Wilson

We are counting down the days until the Hawks’ season-opener in Dallas by giving you 50 things to be excited about this year.  With 45 days left, today’s is… The All-Star Game The 2014 NBA All-Star Game is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 14 in New Orleans.  Why are we excited?  Because we feel like we... »