Hawks give 4-year extension to new starting PG Schroder

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks have given new starting point guard Dennis Schroder a four-year contract extension. The Hawks committed to Schroder by trading Jeff Teague to Indiana in the offseason and added to the commitment with the deal Wednesday that matches the four-year contract given to small forward Kent Bazemore in the offseason. The 23-year-old Schroder spent the last...
Via Associated Press
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Dennis Schröder lands 4-year, $70 million extension from Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks just made a big-time commitment to their presumptive point guard of the future. According to a report by Zach Lowe and Marc Stein of ESPN on Wednesday, Hawks point guard Dennis Schröder has agreed to a four-year, $70 million contract extension with the team. ESPN sources tell @ZachLowe_NBA and I that Hawks guard Dennis Schroder has landed a four-year, $70 million...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Dennis Schröder signs a 4-year contract extension with the Atlanta Hawks

Dennis Schröder has agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Atlanta Hawks, according to the point guard himself. ESPN's Marc Stein reports that the deal is worth $70 million.Schröder, 23, was a first-round pick for the Hawks in 2013, and while he started just six of his 80 regular-season appearances last season, he'll now be the opening night starter after Atlanta traded...
Via FOX Sports
4 hours ago

Hawks reportedly sign Schroder to four-year, $70 million extension

The Atlanta Hawks made it perfectly clear that Dennis Schroder was their point guard of the future when the team traded Jeff Teague to the Indiana Pacers during the offseason. That commitment has taken on an entirely new level just as the Hawks are prepared to start the 2016-17 season. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein and Zach Lowe, Atlanta has signed Schroder to a four-year, $70...
Via Sportsnaut
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Dennis Schröder signs four-year contract extension with Atlanta Hawks

I guess we have breaking news?! The Atlanta Hawks and Dennis Schröder have, apparently, come to an agreement on a four-year contract extension that will kick in to begin the 2017-2018 season. The source of the news? Dennis Schröder himself. GLAD TO BE HERE 4 MORE YEARS WITH THE @atlhawks !!!! LOVE THE FANS , PPL , COACHES , ORGANIZATION & MY TEAMMATES !!! ATLANTA IS...
Via Peachtree Hoops
5 hours ago

WATCH: Hawks Debut “Hawksicle” With King of Pops and Parkmobile

To celebrate Opening Night, the Hawks, King of Pops and Parkmobile teamed up to create and debut the new Hawksicle.
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With Roster Changes, Atlanta is Betting on Malcolm Delaney

Atlanta gave Dennis Schröder the keys to the offense this offseason, but now Malcom Delaney is locked in for a major role, too. The Atlanta Hawks finally pared down their roster in a way that few expected. Instead of dropping either Mike Muscala or Edy Tavares, the team dropped Jarrett Jack (followed by all the point guard training camp signees). With the final, 15-man roster solidified...
Via Peachtree Hoops
7 hours ago

Preseason Preview Series: Atlanta Hawks

Solid Season, Same Result The past two seasons have been more successful than any others in nearly 20 years for the Atlanta Hawks franchise. After earning the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference with a team-record 60 wins in 2014-15, Mike Budenholzer’s squad regressed to 48-34, which was still solid enough to comfortably make the playoffs. Atlanta was unable to get four players...
Via The Sports Quotient
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Atlanta Hawks Season Predictions: Final Record

What do you think? This is the one you have been waiting for. We wrap up our predictions series with our guess at how many games the Atlanta Hawks will win and where they will finish in the Eastern Conference standings. How many games will the Atlanta Hawks win this season and where will they finish in the East? Phil Naessens: 50 wins and 3rd or 4th in the East Kris Willis: 44...
Via Peachtree Hoops
11 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks 2016-17 Season Countdown: Day 3

In this 2016-17 Hawks Season Countdown, we will be counting down the days leading up to the Hawks’ first regular season game.   Here at Soaring Down South, we are counting down the days until the Atlanta Hawks 2016-17 season begins. We’ll continue at 3 days until the regular season starts for the Hawks, breaking […] Atlanta Hawks 2016-17 Season Countdown: Day 3 - Soaring Down...
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1 day ago

How famous bands chose their names

The history of rock and roll is filled with legendary stories of how songs were written or inspired (hello there, "Layla") and even more legendary myths of the antics of bands on tour or in the studio. However, before any of those bands could pen a song that ended up in steady rotation on your local classic rock station, break download records or become mythic figures, they...
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The Hawks are About to Fight for Their Future

  There was plenty of change over the offseason for a team that rarely sees such commotion. Have the Atlanta Hawks found the championship formula, or will it blow up in their face? The Atlanta Hawks for some years now have been like Hollywood. They’ve had a way of playing basketball for several seasons now […] The Hawks are About to Fight for Their Future - Soaring Down South...
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1 day ago

2016-17 Atlanta Hawks Season Preview

Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America It’s time. After a whole summer of talking and a little bit of action in the preseason, it’s time for Atlanta Hawks basketball — proper. This Thursday, at Philips Arena, the Hawks tip off their season against the Washington Wizards. And let’s be honest, we have no idea how this Hawks team is going to fare this season in the...
Via Hawks Hoop
2 days ago

Report: Rockets management worked to cut Howard’s minutes

Last season’s Houston Rockets did not work for a whole lot of reasons, and there’s even more evidence of that now. According to Tim MacMahon of ESPN, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, with the support of owner Leslie Alexander, pressured interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff into cutting Dwight Howard’s minutes to give Clint Capela more playing time. The stated priority was to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Hawks GM says team wants to keep Paul Millsap long term

Even though the Atlanta Hawks considered trading Paul Millsap last summer, general manager Wes Wilcox says the team wants to keep the three-time All-Star long term. “Paul is a great professional, and it’s absolutely our goal for Paul to be a Hawk long-term,” Wilcox said in an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution‘s Chris Vivlamore. “It’s as simple as that.”...
Via The Sports Daily
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WATCH: 2016 Bluejay Jamboree - Kyle Korver & Doug McDermott

Before leaving Omaha, Kyle Korver & Doug McDermott wanted to share some words about what Creighton and Omaha means to them #BluejayJamboree. 10/21/16
Via Creighton Athletics
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Al Horford will never be forgotten by Atlanta Hawks community

In 2007, Al Horford was selected with the third pick of the NBA draft by the Atlanta Hawks from the University of Florida. Horford played nine seasons with the Hawks but decided to sign with the Boston Celtics this past offseason, beginning a new chapter of his career. During Horford’s first nine seasons in Atlanta, the Hawks made the playoffs. Always a reliable and consistent...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Budenholzer pregame interview

Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer discusses Kyle Korver's impact on the franchise, and how the Oct. 20, 2016 exhibition game in Omaha came about.
Via Creighton Athletics
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kyle Korver Pregame Interview (10/20/16)

Former Creighton star Kyle Korver meets the media prior to the Atlanta Hawks exhibition game at CenturyLink Center Omaha on October 20, 2016.
Via Creighton Athletics
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WATCH: WATCH: Millsap Defends 4-on-1 Break, Gets Rebound

Paul Millsap was forced to defend four Bulls by himself after a turnover in the backcourt. He not only did it, but grabbed the rebound.
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WATCH: Korver Sizzles In Return To Creighton

Kyle Korver scored 16 points on 6-10 shooting in his return to his alma mater Thursday night.
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Hawks like their new-look lineup with Howard, Schroder

ATLANTA (AP) There was a buzz in the Hawks' locker room after their long-awaited first look at their new starting five together. Clearly, Atlanta's new big man has generated big expectations for the season. The Hawks' final home preseason game on Tuesday night provided the first chance for forward Paul Milsap, who has made three straight All-Star teams, to play beside center...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Budenholzer leveled in collision near team bench

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer was escorted to the locker room late in the first half of Tuesday night's game against New Orleans after being bowled over by Pelicans guard Langston Galloway. The Hawks said Budenholzer was ''OK'' but would not return to the game. It was a bad night for coaches. New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry was sick and unable to join his team...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap involved in car accident

The Atlanta Hawks and star forward Paul Millsap both avoided a scare late on Monday, when he was involved in a car accident. “Hawks superstar Paul Millsap was involved in a serious accident involving a motorcycle — which left his Rolls-Royce smashed up and the bike wedged into the front end,” TMZ reported, adding that “the biker was injured in the wreck and was transported...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks want fans to lock arms during anthem at home games

The Atlanta Hawks have reacted to what some NBA teams are doing during the national anthem by suggesting fans should get involved in it as well. A handful of NBA teams, including the Boston Celtics, have started to lock arms during the playing of the anthem as the exhibition season has gotten underway. Celtics players and coaches lock arms during national anthem https://t.co...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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