Archive for October, 2010

Comic Book Hero Joe Johnson

Friday, October 29th, 2010
Comic Book Hero Joe Johnson

In this year’s edition of ESPN the Magazine’s NBA preview. Each of the league’s 30 teams is featured in their own art-laden preview, celebrating and paying tribute to classic characters and storylines while also prognosticating about what the 2010-2011 season will bring. Shawn Crystal, a sequential art professor from SCAD (Savannah College of Art... »

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Ready for Tip-Off – Tuesday's Practice Report

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

The Hawks flew into Memphis yesterday afternoon, but before they left they had a lengthy practice session at Philips Arena. caught up with Coach Drew and some of the players to see how they felt about the opener, and there seemed to be a focus on keeping the Grizzlies off the boards. “They... »

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Heat Check – Passed

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Last night’s preseason win over the Miami Heat was just what the doctor ordered. Yes, it was a win against a quality team… which is nice. More than that, there seemed to be a breakthrough in the way the Hawks played the game. When Larry Drew’s offense was first discussed, here were the advantages... »

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Bring On the HEAT

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

If you can’t stand the HEAT, then get out of the kitchen and head down to the Highlight Factory tonight. The revamped Miami Heat, by far the biggest story of the NBA offseason, visit Philips Arena for a match-up that could alter the tone of the Hawks lackluster preseason. Atlanta enters the game 1-4... »

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The Orlando Magic Spell

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Here are the facts… The Orlando Magic have won 20 straight preseason games dating back to the first game of the 2008 preseason (a home loss to the HAWKS) Last season the Magic defeated the Hawks 8 out of 9 times (including preseason and postseason) by an average of over 22 points Last night... »

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"Be Faster" with Smoove

Monday, October 18th, 2010
"Be Faster" with Smoove

J-Smoove has taken a more prominent role in Adidas’ basketball shoe/gear advertising as the season draws near. Check out the latest television commercial below: Smith is also being featured in print advertising (full page ads have been seen in SLAM Magazine) and in online banner ads such as... »

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Open Practice at Milton High School

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Want to see one of the best teams in the NBA up close in person, playing in a high school gymnasium? Here is your chance. Next Tuesday the Hawks will be holding an Open Practice at Milton High School. Here is the official information from the Hawks PR: On Tuesday, October 19 the Atlanta... »

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Drew's Dress Rehearsal

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
Drew's Dress Rehearsal

The Larry Drew era begins! In preseason at least, as the Hawks open up preseason against the Memphis Grizzlies. The team has been banging, running, and battling against each other for a few weeks now and are now ready to do those things against someone else. While the starters wont log many minutes, the bench players will... »

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