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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... »

Preview: Hawks vs. Heat

By Jaryd Wilson

After a day of practice today, the Hawks are eager to get back on the court for game 2 of the Summer League schedule against the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat. Of course, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh won’t be in uniform, but this is still a dangerous Heat team, particularly... »

Summer League Practice – Nogueira Joins Team

By Jaryd Wilson

Lucas Nogueira finally has a practice under his belt. After missing all of training camp because he wasn’t cleared to play, he finally got the OK just minutes before tip-off yesterday.  Considering he had no practice time with the team, I thought he did great.  Today, he was able to practice with the guys... »

Hawks’ Rookies Get First Taste of NBA Action

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts on tonight’s 90-83 loss to the Clippers: The end result was a loss, but there’s plenty to be excited about if you’re a Hawks fan.  The only logical place to start is with John Jenkins, who scored 24 points on 11-23 shooting and hit two threes.  Just about all 23 shots... »