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47 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 47 days left, today’s fan submitted reason is… Dennis Schröder It makes sense that Schröder would be our first fan-submitted request.  The excitement surrounding him started shortly after the Hawks took him... »

Hawks Summer League Recap

By Jaryd Wilson

After taking a few days to step back and look at what the Hawks accomplished this summer, here’s my breakdown of each player: John Jenkins Jenkins had perhaps the most attention on him before the summer began.  Last season’s first-round pick was expected to be a leader of the group, and for the most... »

Hawks Limp Away From Summer League With Loss

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 93-87 loss to the Kings: - The Hawks have certainly seen better days.  Lucas Nogueira and Mike Muscala were out before halftime with precautionary injuries, and the team allowed 90+ for the third time this week.  It certainly wasn’t the way Atlanta wanted to end its 11-day stay in... »

Practice Report: Hawks Work On Shooting

By Jaryd Wilson

Shooting. That seems to be the one consistent weakness throughout the summer for the Atlanta Hawks.  On the final day of practice in Las Vegas, that’s all (literally) that thy worked on. As a team, the Hawks are shooting 43 percent, which isn’t terrible.  However, they’ve gotten worse as the week has progressed, culminating... »

Media Abuzz Over Dennis Schröder

By Jaryd Wilson

Hawks rookie point guard Dennis Schröder has had a solid showing in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas so far.  As he continues to impress, media outlets continue to take notice.  Here are some of the latest articles: ESPN: Dennis Schröder a refreshing summer find Sports Illustrated: Hawks rookie Dennis Schröder turns heads at Las... »

Preview: Hawks vs. Kings

By Jaryd Wilson

After a heartbreaking overtime loss to Portland yesterday, the Hawks will play their final Summer League game of 2013 tomorrow against the Sacramento Kings at 6 p.m. on NBA TV. Atlanta will look to end the summer on a positive note and build upon the success they had yesterday, particularly on the defensive end... »

Hawks Play Best Game of Summer, Lose Thriller in OT

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 70-69 overtime loss to the Blazers: - It may not have been the result the Hawks wanted, but this was by far Atlanta’s best game so far this week.  The defense, which had been a major concern after two games allowing 90+ points, was there from start to finish.... »

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... »

Mike Scott Breaks Out vs. Spurs

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 96-87 loss to the Spurs: - Happy birthday Mike Scott!  As we closed in on July 16 on the east coast, Scott was playing as though his birthday started two hours earlier.  He scored a Hawks Summer League-high 27 points on 7-17 shooting and went a perfect 13-13 from the free... »

Preview: Hawks vs. Spurs

By Jaryd Wilson

After getting their first Summer League win last night, the Hawks are right back at it tonight against the Spurs at 10 p.m. on NBA TV. While there was significant improvement between games one and two for Atlanta, there’s still plenty to work on for tonight’s third and final game of pool play before... »