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Healthy Hawks Poised To Make Run

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks have been crippled with injuries in 2014.  The bug actually started late in 2013 with season-ending injuries to Al Horford and John Jenkins, but they really started to take their toll in late January.  Pero Antic’s injury was followed by injuries to DeMarre Carroll, Jeff Teague, Gustavo Ayon and Paul Millsap,... »

Hawks Acquire Antawn Jamison From Clippers

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks were quiet during the NBA trade deadline but made a late move to acquire former All-Star Antawn Jamison from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange of the rights to 2005 draft pick Cenk Akyol. A couple big moves came across towards the end of the deadline, but in all, the trade deadline was... »

The Bright Future of Development: Understanding the NBA D-League, Its Usefulness, and Its Future (Part 1)

By Robby Kalland

Since its inception in 2001, the NBA Development League has gone from a fledgling league of eight teams to more than doubling in size to become a 17 team league with 14 teams with single NBA affiliates and three with multi-team affiliates that divide up the other 16 NBA teams. The Hawks are among... »

Media Day in Pictures

By Micah Hart

The Hawks held their first official event of the 2013-14 season with Media Day Monday afternoon at Philips Arena. Hopefully you were able to tune into our livestream coverage, as we had the chance to talk with each individual player about the upcoming season. We’ll have way, way more as training camp coverage tips... »

Breaking Bud Part One: The Roster and Bud’s System

By Robby Kalland

At his first press conference, when he was introduced as head coach, Mike Budenholzer said he would be bringing his system from the Spurs to the Hawks. Coach Budenholzer spoke with Hawks.com last week to discuss the Hawks’ roster, his offensive system and how he sees players fitting into his system. In the first... »

Hawks Continue Filling Out Training Camp Roster

By Robby Kalland

Danny Ferry and the Hawks front office have been busy at work filling out the training camp roster. Earlier this month, the Hawks added David Lighty and Eric Dawson to their list of training camp invitees, and this week it was announced that Damien Wilkins and Royal Ivey, both former Hawks, have also accepted... »

One-on-One Conversation: Elton Brand on Joining the Hawks

By Robby Kalland

Veteran big man Elton Brand signed with the Atlanta Hawks this off-season and is in town for pre-training camp workouts. Brand, a Duke product, was the first overall pick in 1999 by the Chicago Bulls and has played for the Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, and most recently the Dallas Mavericks. Over his career,... »

Hawks Offseason Moves

By Jaryd Wilson

Here’s a recap of the offseason moves for the Atlanta Hawks.  Click each headline for the full story: Hawks awarded Gustavo Ayón On Waiver Claim Hawks Sign Elton Brand Hawks Sign Paul Millsap Hawks Sign DeMarre Carroll Hawks Sign Pero Antić Kyle Korver Re-Ups Jeff Teague Talks Return Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE/Getty Images »

Lucas Nogueira To Play In Spain This Season

By Jaryd Wilson

Hawks first round draft pick Lucas Nogueira will play another season with Asefa Estudiantes Madrid to continue his development. Atlanta has acknowledged the move with this statement from President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Danny Ferry: “We are very encouraged by what we’ve seen from Lucas this summer. Going back to Estudiantes will allow him to... »

Gustavo Ayón: “Vamos Hawks!”

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks announced Monday that they have claimed 6’10″ power forward Gustavo Ayón off waivers from the Milwaukee Bucks. Ayón, a 28-year-old Mexican-born player, has played two seasons in the NBA.  Even though his minutes have been limited, he averaged 4.8 points per game on 54 percent shooting, including a stellar rookie season in New... »