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Banged Up Hawks Beaten By Spurs

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks, already without Pero Antic and DeMarre Carroll for the game, lost Jeff Teague to a sprained left ankle in the second quarter when down 43-24, and the Spurs continued to roll from there on their way to a 105-79 victory. Tim Duncan finished with 17 points, 16 rebounds, and four blocks in 27 minutes, and former Hawk Boris... »

Hawks Fall In Coach Bud’s Return To San Antonio

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks stayed close throughout and had as much as an eight point lead in the third quarter, but the Spurs proved too much down the stretch on their way to a 102-100 victory. Tim Duncan turned back the clock and put up 23 points and 21 rebounds (six offensive) in his first 20-20 game since... »

Scouting Report: San Antonio Spurs

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks will play the Spurs Monday night as Atlanta head coach Mike Budenholzer makes his return to the arena where he coached under Gregg Popovich for 19 years.  The Spurs have a 14-3 record and lead the West, though they’ve lost two of three. Popovich has used his bench heavily so far this... »

Nine 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 10 days left, today’s reason is… Coach Bud’s Return to San Antonio Coach Mike Budenholzer spent 17 years on the Spurs bench coaching next to Gregg Popovich. His bond with... »

Teacher Bests Student as Pop Edges Bud

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks fell to 1-3 in the preseason with a 106-104 loss to the Spurs at home. The team is still experiencing growing pains as they work to build chemistry on the court and grasp the new system but showed flashes of the team we expect to see. The Hawks struggled from the field... »

Scouting Report: San Antonio Spurs

By Jaryd Wilson

A quick look at the Spurs before tomorrow’s game with the Hawks: Hawks vs. Spurs Get Tickets Game Info Game Preview Coach Bud Talks Popovich San Antonio should again be in the conversation with the Western Conference favorites this season, returning the trio of Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan, along with Kawhi... »

Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #3: Coach Bud Returns to San Antonio

By Robby Kalland

Atlanta’s trip to San Antonio on Dec. 2 lands in the third spot on our countdown. The Hawks will get their first look at the defending Western Conference champions that night, and it will also be head coach Mike Budenholzer’s first game in San Antonio as an opposing coach. Playing against the Spurs is... »

Hawks Preseason Schedule Finalized

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks’ preseason schedule was finalized Monday with road games against the Heat and Mavericks, as well as games against Charlotte and New Orleans in Asheville, N.C. and Biloxi, Miss. respectively. The Hawks will play seven games over a 17-day stretch in October as the team gets ready for its first season under new... »

Hawks Announce Difficult Preseason Home Schedule

By Jaryd Wilson

The first home game Mike Budenholzer will ever coach in the NBA will be against the team he spent assisting for 19 years. The Hawks announced the home portion of their preseason schedule Wednesday, and it opens with an Oct. 17 game against the defending Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs.  This will mark... »

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... »