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Dominique Wilkins and Karl Malone are BFFs

By Jaryd Wilson

Karl Malone, who works part-time as a coach for the Utah Jazz’s big men, attended Monday’s Jazz game against the Atlanta Hawks.  He and Hawks color commentator Dominique Wilkins (arguably the greatest players in their respective franchises’ histories) are friends,  and they obviously have a good relationship.  Here’s them before the game: 'Nique and... »

Hawks Debut “Wrecking Ball”

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks have a new Code of Conduct video, and it’s glorious.  You’ve probably already seen the “Blurred Lines” parody, with the Hawks version sung by PA announcer Ryan Cameron. This version, a parody of the Miley Cyrus song, features Hawks Cheerleaders Shamea and Danielle, a cameo by Dominique Wilkins and Harry The... »

Final All-Star Animation Unlocked

By Jaryd Wilson

Today we’re releasing our final All-Star animation:   As you may notice, this one is of 2013-14 All-Star Paul Millsap dunking on Boston’s Jared Sullinger earlier this season. We released our first two earlier this week:   This is Pero Antic’s game-tying three-pointer against Charlotte on Dec. 28.   And this is the iconic... »

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... »

‘Nique Joins Twitter…And He Wants To Be Verified NOW!

By Jaryd Wilson

Hall-of-Famer and Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins has had a busy All-Star weekend.  He competed in and won the Shooting Stars competition, judged the Slam Dunk contest, joined Twitter and…wait what?  Yep.  Dominique Wilkins joined Twitter. You can follow SportSouth’s color commentator at @DWilkins21.  He’s already well over 800 followers as of All-Star Game tip... »

“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... »

Animating Hawks All-Stars

By Micah Hart

If you’ve seen this floating around the internet the past few weeks, you may be familiar with the work of Patrick Truby, who does (among other things) really cool animation of NBA action. We liked his stuff so much that we commissioned him to do some work for us in advance of All-Star Weekend in New Orleans.... »

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... »

Dominique Wilkins Recreates Iconic Photo From London’s Tower Bridge

By Micah Hart

Back in 1993, the Hawks and Magic traveled across the pond to play two preseason games (the first-ever NBA games in the UK), and while there, Dominique Wilkins posed for a famous photograph with the Tower Bridge in the background. If you are a denizen of the internet (and I’m guessing you are if... »