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The Roots of T-Mac

By Jon Newberry

When asked if he would describe Auburndale, Florida as a ‘small town’ during a 2001 interview with Sean Deveney, Tracy McGrady thought that the question about where he grew up might not be serious. “Are-you kidding?” T-Mac replied. “It’s real small. Not too many people there. But it’s a friendly town, a very friendly... »

Injuries Pile Up

By Jon Newberry

The Hawks’ injury reported is suddenly crowded. - Marvin Williams (ankle) did not travel with the team for their two-game trip - Tracy McGrady (back spasms) did not dress for the game at Indiana - Al Horford (sprained shoulder) left Wednesday’s game and will be re-evaluated on Thursday in Atlanta The good news… None... »

Blowout Win Boosts Morale, Energy

By Jon Newberry

From the start of training camp the Hawks have appeared to have solid chemistry in the locker room and on the court. Unlike a lot of teams around the league, the Hawks nucleus remained intact from a season ago, providing a stable atmosphere to start a season that promises to provide a roller coaster... »

Update: T-Mac is a (relatively) Healthy Scratch

By Jon Newberry

NBA fans should get used to seeing it more and more often this season… veteran players are starting to show up on the inactive list even if they are (relatively) healthy. The first Hawks’ example showed up tonight when it was announced that Tracy McGrady would be in street clothes for Atlanta’s game in... »

Hawks Cool Off Heat with ’3-Mac’

By Jon Newberry

Atlanta 100 – Miami 92 AP Recap – Box Score – Photo Gallery - Highlights The Hawks handed the Heat their first loss of the 2011-12 season and improved their own record to 4-1 by posting a 100-92 win in Miami on Monday night. Tracy McGrady, now in his 15th season in the NBA,... »

Winning Ugly by 18

By Jon Newberry

They say that winning ugly is a staple of good teams in the NBA. So what do they say when you win ugly… by 18 points? At times the Hawks got sloppy during Wednesday night’s home opener at the Highlight Factory, but don’t let that take away from the times that they looked like... »

Impressive Opener

By Jon Newberry

 Atlanta Hawks 106, New Jersey Nets 70 AP RECAP | BOX SCORE | VIDEO: Postgame Reactions The New Jersey Nets haven’t been to the playoffs in the last four years and aren’t expecting a dramatic improvement this season, but don’t let that take anything away from how dominant the Hawks looked in Tuesday night’s... »

The ‘BIG’ Lineup is Intriguing?

By Jon Newberry

Larry Drew has repeatedly stated that it is still too early to say how rotations will work or how minutes will be divided up with this season’s roster. With the versatility of players like Tracy McGrady, Joe Johnson and Al Horford, he has plenty of possible combinations to consider. One of the more intriguing... »

T-Mac and Stack are Proving Their Worth

By Jon Newberry

The Hawks have signed Tracy McGrady (14 year veteran) and have also invited Jerry Stackhouse (16 year veteran) to training camp. You can’t dispute that these guys have accomplished a ton in the league, but what is their value to the Hawks at this point in their career? If all goes well, it could... »