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Oct 16

“Investing in the future”: An Atlanta Hawks 2017-18 season preview

‘Nothing lasts forever.’ No matter what walk of life you’re in right now, you have learned — or will learn — that not everything lasts forever. There are exceptions, of course, like friendships, relationships and marriages to name a few — some of those things do last forever. But in sports

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Oct 15

Dennis Schröder slips in Washington Post NBA player rankings

A lot can change in one calendar year and fans of the Atlanta Hawks can attest to that. Earlier this week, though, Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post served up a reminder with his annual Top 100 player rankings. The 2016-2017 edition included four mem…

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Oct 14

Atlanta Hawks officially exercise contract options on Taurean Prince, DeAndre’ Bembry

The Atlanta Hawks officially exercised the third-year team options for DeAndre’ Bembry and Taurean Prince. The move comes on the back of the Hawks making a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers that was made official earlier this morning. Prince was the 12th overall pick by the Utah Jazz in 2016, and

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Oct 13

Hawks drown in Dallas’ three-point deluge to close preseason

The Atlanta Hawks dropped their final preseason game 104-98 against the Dallas Mavericks in Georgia. Kent Bazemore led the Hawks with 20 points while Gian Clavell was one of six Dallas players to score in double digits, Clavell leading the way with 19 points. Let’s break this one down, where did

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Oct 12

NBA Apparel: Atlanta Hawks sole search 2017-18

Of the eighteen guys on the current Atlanta Hawks roster, thirteen are set to wear Nike sneakers for the 2017-2018 season. The second most popular brand, with only two members of the squad, is Adidas. Under Armour, Jordan, and Peak are each represented…

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Oct 11

Locked on Hawks podcast: Preseason perception

Good morning! Preseason is winding down for teams across the NBA and that is true for an Atlanta Hawks team that takes the floor for the final time on Thursday. Before that, though, Chris Barnewall of CBS Sports joins the Locked on Hawks podcast for Episode 263 and topics include the following: CBS’

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Oct 10

Locked on Hawks podcast: Pistons and Grizzlies recaps

Good morning! The Atlanta Hawks picked up an encouraging win on Monday evening, even with the caveat that preseason win-loss results are… not overly important. At any rate, Episode 262 of the Locked on Hawks podcast is here to break it down and topic…

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Oct 10

Locked on Hawks podcast: Pistons and Grizzlies recaps

Good morning! The Atlanta Hawks picked up an encouraging win on Monday evening, even with the caveat that preseason win-loss results are… not overly important. At any rate, Episode 262 of the Locked on Hawks podcast is here to break it down and topic…

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Oct 09

A glance at the new-look Atlanta Hawks offense

We’ve heard that the Atlanta Hawks intend to play faster on offense this season but, in the same breath, this is not the first time we have heard that heading into a new season. Our own Jeff Siegel provided some excellent insight on the topic a few days ago but let’s take a look at what types

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Oct 07

Hawks request waivers on John Jenkins and Jordan Mathews

The Atlanta Hawks announced late Friday night that they’ve requested waivers on guards John Jenkins and Jordan Mathews, trimming the training camp roster down to 18: The cuts come after DeAndre’ Bembry was able to return from his triceps injury much earlier than originally anticipated, negating

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Oct 07

Hawks drop final road preseason tilt to Pistons, 109-87

The Atlanta Hawks ventured to Detroit, Michigan Friday night to the new Little Caesars Arena in a face off against the new look Pistons. In a night where the Hawks were short-handed, they ended up coming away defeated, losing by a final score of 109-87…

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Oct 07

Hawks drop final road preseason tilt to Pistons, 109-87

The Atlanta Hawks ventured to Detroit, Michigan Friday night to the new Little Caesars Arena in a face off against the new look Pistons. In a night where the Hawks were short-handed, they ended up coming away defeated, losing by a final score of 109-87…

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Oct 05

Locked on Hawks podcast: Cavs recap, GM survey and more

Hello! The Locked on Hawks podcast is here with another episode and the 2017-2018 NBA season is rapidly approaching. Topics for Episode 260 (yes, 260) include the following: Atlanta wasn’t mentioned a lot in the NBA’s annual GM survey but there was some love for John Collins, Mike Budenholzer

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Oct 04

Hawks vs. Cavaliers preview: Atlanta continues preseason run in Cleveland

The Atlanta Hawks opened the preseason with a close-fought loss to the Miami Heat on Sunday evening and the team is back in action tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers. In an interesting twist, the defending Eastern Conference champions have not yet…

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Oct 02

CBS projection system paints optimistic picture of Atlanta Hawks

Players on the Atlanta Hawks roster aren’t buying the low expectations ascribed to the team and, frankly, that isn’t a surprise. Players and coaches in the foxhole on a nightly basis are never going to be resigned to their fate when it comes to losing basketball games and, even if most projection

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Oct 02

Hawks show possible sign of what’s to come in preseason loss to Miami

The Atlanta Hawks dropped their preseason opener against the Miami Heat, 96-90, at the American Airlines Arena on Monday night. Ultimately, a 35 point third quarter from the Heat (including an 8-0 run to finish the quarter) set them apart in this game …

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