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GIFs / Jan 17, 2015 / 9:45 pm

Mike Muscala Preemptively Celebrates Kyle Korver Trey With 3-Goggles

Mike Muscala

If you don’t like the Atlanta Hawks, you not only don’t like basketball – you don’t like fun, either. Watch reserve big man Mike Muscala celebrate Kyle Korver’s trey from the bench with upside down three-goggles – well before the ball goes through the hoop. Read More »

GIFs / Jan 16, 2015 / 10:45 pm

Video: Al Horford Powers Through Amir Johnson For Poster jam

Al Horford

Jeff Teague sets the table. Paul Millsap gets the numbers. And Kyle Korver bends the defense. In our opinion, though, Al Horford is the Atlanta Hawks’ best player – it’s about time we gave him some due. Watch the should-be All-Star get Jonas Valanciunas in the air and drive baseline for an authoritative dunk on Amir Johnson in his team’s 110-89 win over the Toronto Raptors. Read More »

NBA / Jan 15, 2015 / 12:45 pm

Video: Kent Bazemore Puts Crazy Wingspan To Full Effect For Big Block

Marcus Smart, Kent Bazemore

The Atlanta Hawks play perhaps the most aesthetically pleasing brand of offense in basketball. Believe it or not, though, it’s the play of Mike Budenholzer’s team on the other end that’s spurred them to such great heights in 2014-2015. Watch Atlanta offseason acquisition and defensive ace drive home that reality and Kent Bazemore put his nearly seven-foot wingspan to perfect use on this massive chase-down block of Marcus Smart during his team’s win over the Boston Celtics last night. Read More »

NBA / Jan 14, 2015 / 10:30 am

Video: Al Horford Records First Career Triple-Double In Just 29 Mins

Al Horford, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute

First, we have to add the caveat that Al Horford‘s triple-double last night came against the Sixers, despite the Sixers no longer acting as the worst team in their conference anymore. Still, Horford and a Hawks team missing the majority of their starting lineup dismantled Philly like they’ve done most of the rest of the league while winning their last nine straight games and 23 of their last 25. Most impressive Horford was that Horford his first career triple-double in just 29 minutes of action. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 11, 2015 / 10:45 pm

Video: Dennis Schröder Nonchalantly Celebrates Make Before Ball Goes In

Dennis Schroder

There’s so much fun to be gleaned from the Atlanta Hawks’ rapid ascent to the NBA elite. Perhaps chief among them in our opinion, though? The ongoing development of whiz-kid Dennis Schröder. Watch Atlanta’s 21 year-old dynamo celebrate a three-pointer late in his team’s win over the Washington Wizards by nonchalantly turning and shaking his head – before the ball goes in the basket. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 11, 2015 / 7:15 pm

Video: Kyle Korver Leaves Behind-The-Back Dish To DeMarre Carroll For Layup

Kyle Korver

Kyle Korver does so many different things to help the 29-8 Atlanta Hawks win. Having said that, highlights like this aren’t exactly his strong suit. Watch basketball’s preeminent sharp-shooter grab a steal and head the other way before jumping and leaving a slick behind-the-back dish to DeMarre Carroll for a layup in his team’s blowout victory over the Washington Wizards. Read More »

Smack / Jan 9, 2015 / 12:45 pm

Video: Marc Gasol Chastises Hawks Fan Who Gave Him Fake ‘High Five’

Marc Gasol

Players are under no obligation to ‘high five’ or ‘dap’ fans who hold their hand out as teams head from the court to the locker room – especially at an away game following a loss. So you can understand the frustration of Marc Gasol when a really cool, clever, and not-at-all childish opposing fan pulled his hand back as the Spanish big man reached for it following the Memphis Grizzlies’ loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 8, 2015 / 4:00 pm

Hawks Officially Up For Sale; Will Stay In Atlanta

Kyle Korver

The Atlanta Hawks are officially up for sale. And more important from NBA fans’ perspectives, the team reportedly won’t be leaving Georgia, either. Read More »

NBA / Jan 7, 2015 / 10:45 pm

Video: Marc Gasol Hits Over-The-Backboard Floater

Marc Gasol

The Grizzlies are still missing Zach Randolph, which is their only saving grace after a 96-86 loss in Atlanta tonight. The Hawks beat them in every quarter except the last, which they only lost by a single point, but center Marc Gasol can hardly be faulted for the loss. His numbers were impressive on both sides of the ball, and while the Grizzlies lost, he certainly had the shot of the game. Read More »

NBA / Jan 7, 2015 / 4:15 pm

The Incomparable Kyle Korver Is The X-Factor For The Surprising Hawks

Kyle Korver, Evan Fournier

The Cavaliers and Bulls were the heavy favorites to run away with the NBA’s Eastern Conference this year, but nearing the halfway point of the 2014-2015 season, it’s the Atlanta Hawks who boast the conference’s best record. Yet despite all of their early-season success, Atlanta seems to be flying under the radar. News 100 percent of the team is up for sale this week received more national attention than anything the Hawks have accomplished on the court this year. This team is the NBA’s best-kept secret, and while Jeff Teague and Paul Millsap may be leading the way for Atlanta, Kyle Korver has been the ultimate x-factor in ATL’s success this year. Read More »