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Hawks Players Thank Fans In Tweets

By Jaryd Wilson

There’s no doubt Hawks players were bummed after a tough Game 7 loss to the Pacers in the playoffs, but they took time to thank fans for their support all season via Twitter: Proud of my Team. Fought hard all season with no excuses and we had a chance to advance in playoffs. We... »

TBT Special: Hawks Throw it Back to Their #FirstTweet

By Jaryd Wilson

compiled by Michele Rochford Ever wonder what you first tweet was? In celebration of Twitter’s 8th birthday, the company is throwing it back…way back. They’re giving their millions of users the opportunity to search and discover their very #FirstTweet. It’s simple: just go to first-tweets.com and type in your Twitter handle and be transported... »

Scouting Report: Milwaukee Bucks

By Jaryd Wilson

We’re told the Hawks have enough players to field a team for Saturday’s game against the Bucks, so off we go with our scouting report. Like Atlanta, former Hawks coach Larry Drew has had to mix and match starting lineups because of injuries during his first season in Milwaukee.  The Bucks have struggled through... »

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... »

Hawks Close 2013 With More Drama

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after today’s 92-91 win over Boston: - This team sure knows drama.  After three straight overtime games and another close one in Orlando, it’s only fitting that the Hawks close 2013 with another game decided on the final shot.  This time, Boston’s Jordan Crawford had three chances to give his team... »

Scouting Report: Boston Celtics

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks march on without Al Horford, DeMarre Carroll or John Jenkins as they face the Boston Celtics on New Year’s Eve.  TD garden has been a house of horrors for Atlanta, and they’ll hope to right the ship by closing 2013 with a win. The Hawks will be tasked with slowing down Boston’s... »

Hawks Roll Past Jazz For Third Consecutive Win

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (15-12) won their third game in a row with a dominant 118-85 win over the Jazz (7-22) behind 25 points off the bench from “Chicken Man” Lou Williams and 23 points from Al Horford. The Hawks were rolling from the start, taking a 30-16 lead after the first quarter, and stayed hot all game,... »

Hawks Struggle On D In Loss To Houston

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 113-84 loss to the Rockets: - The Hawks struggled on both ends of the floor, but particularly on the defensive end, where the Rockets scored 113 points, shot 55 percent from the field and drew 24 fouls, all without two prolific scorers in James Harden and Jeremy Lin.  After... »

Korver’s Streak On Hold Due To Rib Injury

By Jaryd Wilson

Kyle Korver’s three-point streak is on temporary hold. The sharpshooting guard was diagnosed with a rib contusion suffered in Tuesday’s game against the Orlando Magic.  That injury kept him from traveling to Houston for Atlanta’s matchup with the Rockets Wednesday.  He is receiving treatment, and it is unknown how long he will be out.... »