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Fan Will Mow Shaq and Chuck’s Lawns For Pero Antic Rising Stars Appearance

By Jaryd Wilson

Macedonian fans are crazy.  I’ve learned that through their crazy support of Pero Antic on social media and at many road games this season.  After all, he is the first player from their country to ever play in the NBA, so the natives have a right to be excited. But one fan has taken... »

33 Days Until the Atlanta Hawks’ Season

By Micah Hart

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 33 days left, today’s is… Learning Foreign Languages There’s a real international flair to this year’s Hawks team, with five different countries represented on the roster. The rookie class is... »

Antić With Solid Final Game For Macedonia

By Jaryd Wilson

New Atlanta Hawk Pero Antić scored a game-high 16 points in a 76-66 loss to Latvia in Macedonia’s final EuroBasket game Monday. Antić went 10-12 from the free throw line, hit two three-pointers and also grabbed five rebounds. Macedonia struggled in the FIBA qualifying tournament, going 1-4 and failing to advance to round two.  Antić... »

Antić, Ayón Shine Friday In FIBA Qualifying

By Jaryd Wilson

Macedonia is still alive in EuroBasket 2013, thanks in large part to Pero Antić’s 16-points, 14-rebound performance in an 89-75 win over previously unbeaten Serbia. Antić struggled from three but was able to get most of his inside shots to fall and added five free throws.  Macedonia, which lost two close games to open the... »

Antić Turns In Solid Effort In Loss

By Jaryd Wilson

Pero Antić scored 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds Thursday, but it wasn’t enough as Macedonia fell 75-67 to Lithuania in EuroBasket. Macedonia is now 0-2 in the FIBA World Cup qualifying tournament and may have to win their final three games just to get out of the first round. Three of the six teams... »

Antić, Macedonia Lose EuroBasket Heartbreaker To Montenegro

By Jaryd Wilson

New Hawk Pero Antić fouled out of Macedonia’s EuroBasket-opening game against Montenegro with 10 seconds left Wednesday, and the Macedonians missed two chances to win in the closing seconds before falling 81-80. Antić scored eight points, pulled down six rebounds and dished out four assists in the loss. Six teams from the 24-team EuroBasket field... »

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

By Jaryd Wilson

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... »