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Latest News / Dec 30, 2014 / 7:00 pm

LeBron James Will Miss Tonight’s Game Versus Hawks To Rest Sore Knee

LeBron James

The wrong side of 30 is already rearing its ugly head for LeBron James. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ birthday boy has been ruled out of tonight’s game against the Atlanta Hawks to rest a sure knee. Read More »

NBA / Dec 26, 2014 / 9:30 pm

GIF: Sublime Bucks Ball Movement Leads To Jared Dudley Three-Pointer

Milwaukee Bucks

The Atlanta Hawks might as well be looking in the mirror; the Milwaukee Bucks are carving them up with aplomb tonight. In a perfect encapsulation of a dominant performance, watch Jason Kidd’s team beautifully whip the ball around the perimeter and ultimately find Jared Dudley for a wide open three-pointer. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 22, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Hawks’ Al Horford, Blazers’ LaMarcus Aldridge Named Players Of The Week

LaMarcus Aldridge, Al Horford

The jury is still out on title hopes of the surging Portland Trail Blazers and Atlanta Hawks. But its reached a verdict on the teams’ perpetually underrated big men: LaMarcus Aldridge and Al Horford are really, really good. After leading their squads to undefeated records last week, Aldridge and Horford have been named Conference Players of the Week for games played between December 15 and December 21. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 17, 2014 / 8:30 pm

Watch LeBron James Drop Thabo Sefolosha With Ankle-Breaking Crossover

LeBron James

LeBron James

Thabo Sefolosha was bothering LeBron James, and The King didn’t like it. How he reacted was flat-out cruel. Watch LeBron drop Sefolosha to the floor with an ankle-breaking crossover before finding Matthew Dellavedova for a three-pointer. Read More »

NBA / Dec 16, 2014 / 11:15 am

Video: Derrick Rose & Pau Gasol Throw A Block Party Against The Hawks

Al Horford, Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol

Who says defense can’t be thrilling? Two of the Bulls’ stars, Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol, each flexed their defensive muscles on Monday night while visiting the Atlanta Hawks, but it was their offense that eventually failed them. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Dec 15, 2014 / 10:00 pm

Video: Kent Bazemore Flies In For Massive Block Of Derrick Rose’s Layup

Kent Bazemore, Elton Brand, Derrick Rose, Jeff Teague

Derrick Rose is normally explosive enough to get his shot off among the interior trees. One of the reasons why is because freaky guards like Kent Bazemore rarely venture to the paint. Watch the Atlanta Hawks long-armed reserve fly in from the weakside for an emphatic block of Rose’s layup attempt in his team’s 93-86 win over the Chicago Bulls. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Dec 15, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Video: Tobias Harris Sinks Buzzer-Beater To End Atlanta’s Winning Streak

Tobias Harris

Lost amid all the Kobe Bryant passing Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list and the Mike Malone firing, was Orlando’s Tobias Harris sinking the game-winning buzzer-beater to end Atlanta’s nine-game winning streak. It wasn’t an easy shot, either. Read More »

NBA / Dec 11, 2014 / 12:00 am

Video: Philly Gives Up Wide-Open Millsap Dunk With Kyle Korver Looming Beyond Arc

Kyle Korver, Alexey Shved

We’re still only a quarter of the way through the 2014-15 NBA season and haven’t even reached Christmas, but Kyle Korver is having perhaps the greatest season shooting the ball from beyond the arc in NBA history. Through 20 games, Korver is tied for the most made 3-pointers in the NBA, AND he’s leading the league in 3-point shooting percentage, connecting on over 55 percent of his 5.4 attempts from distance this season. In tonight’s 95-79 Hawks win over the 76ers, one play showed just how dangerous Korver’s long-range accuracy has become. Read More »

Smack / Dec 3, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Evan Turner Says Kyle Korver “Can’t Guard To Save His Life”

Kyle Korver, Evan Turner

The bucket was as big as a bath tub for Hawks sharpshooter Kyle Korver last night during Atlanta’s 109-105 win over the Celtics at Philips Arena. But the C’s were prepared for the onslaught, assigning Evan Turner to mark Korver. Except, as Turner said after the game, he felt the Atlanta three-point ace got an unfair advantage from the refs. Turner even denigrated Korver’s defense by saying, “he has no business being in the game on the defensive end.” Read More »

GIFs / Nov 29, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Video: DeMarre Carroll Badly Burns Jrue Holiday Going Behind-The-Back

DeMarre Carroll, John Salmons, Anthony Davis

We love us some DeMarre Carroll. One of the best bargains in the NBA has been playing really well while flying under the radar for the Hawks, and he showed off his improved handle by faking Jrue Holiday out of his uniform during Atlanta’s 100-91 win over the Pelicans Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Read More »