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Hawks sign Dexter Pittman to 10-Day Contract; Waive Jared Cunningham

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks have signed center Dexter Pittman to a 10-day contract to fill the roster spot opened by waiving guard Jared Cunningham. Pittman played on the NBA title winning 2011-12 Miami Heat as well as a brief stint with the Grizzlies last season and will be available to play against the Knicks, as the Hawks will... »

Hawks Bounce Back to Dominate Bucks

By Robby Kalland

After being blown out at home by 26 last night against the Spurs, the Hawks came back to dominate on the road in Milwaukee for a 112-87 victory. Paul Millsap led the way for the Hawks with 20 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two steals on 8-of-14 shooting. Lou Williams came off the bench for... »

The Bright Future of Development: Understanding the NBA D-League, Its Usefulness, and Its Future (Part 2)

By Robby Kalland

As we explored in Part One, the D-League has become a bigger part of how NBA teams develop their young players. With unlimited assignments under the most recent CBA, teams have been able to use the D-League with more regularity to get young players more playing time and experience. In turn, the quality of... »

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... »

Two Days Until the Atlanta Hawks’ Season

By Robby Kalland

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 two days left, today’s reason is… Player Development The Hawks come into the 2013-14 season with a roster that has been in the league for an average of 4.3 NBA... »

Hawks Set 15-Man Roster

By Robby Kalland

After waiving Royal Ivey on Friday and Eric Dawson this afternoon, the Hawks have trimmed their roster down to 15. At point guard, the Hawks have Jeff Teague, Dennis Schröder, and Shelvin Mack. Kyle Korver, Lou Williams, John Jenkins and Jared Cunningham will be at the two guard with DeMarre Carroll and Cartier Martin... »

Shorthanded Hawks Fight Hard In Preseason Finale

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts on the Hawks’ 98-88 loss to the Mavericks: - The Hawks were without Al Horford and Paul Millsap due to minor injuries, and Kyle Korver also didn’t travel with the team for personal reasons.  With those three guys out, combined with the fact that it was the preseason finale, Coach Bud... »

14 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 14 days left, today’s reason is… Friday Night Lights This year’s version of the Hawks’ “Paint The Town” event, an annual event in which the entire Hawks team, cheerleaders and... »

Hawks Look For Positives After Loss

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after today’s 105-73 loss to the Pelicans: - There was plenty of bad in a 32-point preseason loss, but to focus on the good for a minute… - …Al Horford was in midseason form Sunday, scoring 21 points on 9-12 shooting in just 27 minutes.  He’s had a very good preseason... »

Hawks Put on a Show at Open Practice

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks held Open Practice Saturday night for the fans to get their first look at a bunch of new players and a new coaching staff as they prepare for the start of the season. Boy, was it fun. All 20 players got to play significant minutes in a game that was shortened to... »