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Portland Hands Hawks Fifth Straight Loss

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (31-39) dropped their fifth game in a row as the Trail Blazers (46-27) came into Atlanta and ended a three-game skid of their own with a 100-85 victory. LaMarcus Aldridge made his first appearance in two weeks and put up 25 points and 16 rebounds on Atlanta. Damian Lillard added 21 points, six rebounds,... »

Scouting Report: Portland Trail Blazers

By Robby Kalland

The Trail Blazers (45-27) come to Philips Arena looking to snap a 3-game losing streak (3-7 in their last 10). The Hawks (31-38) have a 4-game losing streak of their own, and both teams hold just a two game lead over ninth in their respective conferences. The Blazers sit in fifth in the West,... »

Scouting Report: Portland Trail Blazers

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks are back at it on Wednesday, facing the Portland Trail Blazers for the first time this season. Portland, like Atlanta’s opponent on Sunday, is playing terrific basketball this season.  Remarkably, four of their five starters have started all 60 games, and LaMarcus Aldridge has missed just five after suffering a minor groin... »

“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... »

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... »

Pero Antic Selected To Rising Stars Challenge

By Jaryd Wilson

Macedonia – Go crazy! Pero Antic has been selected to the player pool for the Rising Stars Challenge, the NBA’s game that features the nine best rookies and nine best sophomores from the season’s first half. The game is part of All-Star Weekend Feb. 14-16 in New Orleans. Antic wouldn’t have been in the... »

Pero Antic, Mike Scott Making Cases For Rising Stars Game

By Robby Kalland

Pero Antic and Mike Scott have been two of the players on the Hawks that have been asked to play bigger roles after the Al Horford injury and both have excelled, helping the Hawks stay in the third spot in the Eastern Conference. As we near the All-Star break, both Antic and Scott have a case... »

Hawks Draw Portland In First Round of Summer League Tournament

By Jaryd Wilson

Word came in around 2 a.m. that the Hawks will play Portland in the first round of the 2013 NBA Summer League tournament in Las Vegas.  The game will be Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. on NBA TV. Despite their 0-3 Summer League record, the Blazers have two of the most dynamic and electrifying stars... »