The Hawks snapped a two-game losing streak with a 99-89 win over the Pistons Friday night at Philips Arena.
It looked easy – for a while. 598 more words
CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer
ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Teague scored a season-high 28 points and the Atlanta Hawks recovered after blowing a 19-point lead to beat the Detroit Pistons 99-89 on Friday night. 352 more words
Steve Holman is calling his 30th season with the Atlanta Hawks! The Hawks welcomed Josh Smith and the Pistons to town Friday night. Atlanta led by as much as 19 at one point, but the Pistons tied the game in the 4th quarter. 76 more words
The league’s anti-flopping rules are relatively toothless, and attempt to shame players into changing this particular behavior rather than truly punishing them for it.
A warning is issued for a first offense of the season, which is followed by a $5,000 fine for the second — a pittance by NBA contract standards. 149 more words
Al Horford tried his hand at coaching. Well, assistant coaching anyway.
The Hawks center surprised the Langston Hughes High School boys and girls varsity basketball teams at their practices Wednesday afternoon. 118 more words
ATLANTA (AP) — For Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers, it was a rare chance to celebrate.
They didn’t pass it up.
Bryant scored 28 points and the Lakers held on for just their second win, beating the Atlanta Hawks 114-109 on Tuesday night. 431 more words