HAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer not guilty in DUI case

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has been found not guilty of DUI charges. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/2938xhW) reports that the jury deliberated for less than three hours on Monday before returning the verdict around 5:20 p.m. He was cleared on a DUI-driving less safe charge. Budenholzer was found guilty of driving with a broken tail light...
Via Associated Press
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kent Bazemore Wants To Remain In Atlanta

In a recent article he wrote for The Vertical, Kent Bazemore gave indications that he wants to stay in Atlanta. Kent Bazemore played a huge role in the Atlanta Hawks’ success throughout the 2015-16 season. Not only did he put up respectable averages of 11.6 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game, he proved […] Kent Bazemore Wants To Remain In Atlanta - Soaring Down South...
Via Soaring Down South
8 hours ago

WATCH: Hawks Break Ground On Emory Sports Medicine Complex

The Atlanta Hawks and Emory Healthcare officially broke ground on the Club's new training facility Friday. Take a look at the press conference.
Via YouTube
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arraignment Date Set for Mike Scott

The arraignment for Hawks forward Mike Scott will take place on July 12th, according to the Banks County District Attorney’s Office. At this court appearance, Scott will be read his criminal charges and plead “guilty” or “not guilty”. According to an Atlanta Journal-Constitution report, Scott was arrested on July 30th of last year for two felony counts of drug possession...
Via Hawks Hoop
10 hours ago

NBA Free Agency 2016: In search of a backup point guard for the Atlanta Hawks

The Hawks need a backup point guard. We explore the market. The Atlanta Hawks have one glaring need on the roster prior to the start of free agency, and it comes in the form of a backup point guard. Atlanta does have work to do in order to re-sign Al Horford and add another wing (potentially by re-signing Kent Bazemore), but it seems more likely than not that both roles will be...
Via Peachtree Hoops
15 hours ago

WATCH: Hawks Partner With Boingo for Arena WiFi

The Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena have partnered with Boingo for a second-to-none WiFi experience.
Via YouTube
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dear Jeff Teague: A Letter to my favorite Hawk

Soaring Down South staff writer Nile Goodwyn writes a letter to Jeff Teague, who was recently traded to Indiana. Dear Jeff, My name is Nile Goodwyn and I have been a Hawks fan since the 2009-10 season. You have been one of the only Hawks who have been with the team since I was old […] Dear Jeff Teague: A Letter to my favorite Hawk - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Via Soaring Down South
17 hours ago

Will the Atlanta Hawks Pursue Ty Lawson?

Practically, Jeff Teague was traded for the rights to draft Taurean Prince. As much as it hurts to see the long-time Hawk leave Atlanta, the team must move on and look for a replacement. With Dennis Schroder being the undisputed starting point guard, the Hawks need a back-up. To keep up with the recent success the team […] Will the Atlanta Hawks Pursue Ty Lawson? - Soaring Down...
Via Soaring Down South
1 day ago

Hawks Address Athleticism In The First Round

Coming into draft night the Atlanta Hawks had several questions to answer after shipping Jeff Teague to his hometown Pacers just a day earlier for the 12th pick. The move that helps Atlanta sign Horford and possibly bring back Bazemore. Atlanta struggled much of this season rebounding and taking care of the ball, with an undersized frontcourt and unsettling backcourt debate. However...
Via Hawks Hoop
1 day ago

Upcoming challenges for the Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks have a solid roster and can take on any team. However, there will be challenges that they will inevitably face. The Hawks are a changing team, but so is the league. If they can adjust their sails in order to win games the possibilities are endless. The Hawks have chosen to keep 23 year-old Dennis Schroder and trade Jeff Teague to the Indiana Pacers. The adjustment...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawks fans react to drafting DeAndre' Bembry

We asked some True Believers what they thought of us picking DeAndre' Bembry in the first round.
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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Via FOX Sports South
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks see NBA Championship odds plummet following Jeff Teague trade

Jeff Teague is gone and bookmakers noticed. The NBA Draft is often an invigorating time for a franchise, as new blood arrives to set the stage for a bright future on the court. In the case of the Atlanta Hawks, though, a productive draft night could not prevent a precipitous drop when it comes to the team’s odds to claim the 2017 NBA Championship. Biggest DowngradesNBA Title...
Via Peachtree Hoops
3 days ago

Deion Sanders says he almost played for Atlanta Hawks

Deion Sanders famously played in both the NFL and MLB, but apparently he also came somewhat close to donning an NBA jersey. Sanders revealed Thursday on SI Now that he almost played for the Atlanta Hawks, as part of a publicity stunt orchestrated by Stan Kasten, who was a top executive for both the Hawks and the Atlanta Braves, the ball club Sanders was playing with at the time...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks select St. Joseph's wing player DeAndre Bembry

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks have selected St. Joseph's shooting guard DeAndre Bembry with the No. 21 overall pick of the NBA draft. The 6-foot-5, 206-pound Bembry also can play small forward. He averaged 17.4 points and 7.8 rebounds last season and gives the Hawks an alternative to Kyle Korver or free agent Kent Bazemore at the wing positions. Bembry was Atlanta's first official...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks draft Taurean Prince

Faced with the possibility of losing another wing, the Atlanta Hawks draft Taurean Prince to slide in at the wing. The Player: Taurean Prince was the leader for a Baylor squad that competed with the best teams in the Big XII. He brings high levels of energy and emotion to every play, and few players have more defensive ability than Prince in this draft. He can score, but hasn...
Via The Lottery Mafia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Schroder excited to start for Hawks

Dennis Schroder is the new starting point guard for the Atlanta Hawks after the team traded Jeff Teague to the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday. The 22-year-old tweeted his thanks to the organization and coach Mike Budenholzer a day after the trade. CAN'T DESCRIBE THIS FEELING !! I EARNED COACH TRUST & I REALLY APPRECIATE THAT OPPURTUNITY !!! ATL HAWKS❤️#CoachBud pic.twitter...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Best and worst of Atlanta Hawks' draft picks of last 10 years

Who is the best and who is the worst first-round draft pick the Atlanta Hawks have made the past 10 years?
Via FOX Sports South
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks reportedly expected to move Jeff Teague or Dennis Schroder during the NBA Draft

Before the NBA regular season ended, many knew that the Atlanta Hawks were going to make some major changes to their roster this offseason. One of the big decisions that the Hawks will have to make will be deciding whether to keep either Jeff Teague or Dennis Schroder. Teague has made it known that he is not happy with the Hawks right now since they have offered him a contract extension...
Via No Guts, No Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Atlanta Hawks changing direction?

Over the past decade, the Atlanta Hawks have slowly made decisions to improve the franchise. With eight consecutive playoff appearances, it is without a doubt that winning a championship is a priority for the organization.  For a while, from the 1999-2000 to the 2007-2008 season, the Hawks did not make the playoffs.  From then on the Hawks became consistent participants in the...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague says he played all of 2015-16 season with torn patellar tendon

Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague wants everyone to know he played hurt this season and still put up good numbers. In a now-deleted Instagram post, Teague said he played all of the 2015-16 season with a torn patellar tendon in his knee and “could barely jump or stop.” Mike Mazzeo of ESPN: A source described the nature of Teague’s injury to ESPN as a partial tear. Teague...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Offseason Preview: Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks extended their playoff appearance streak to a ninth straight in 2015-16. They fell off by 12 wins from the previous year that saw them unexpectedly land at the top of the Eastern Conference. The drop off had the Hawks questioning the long-term core of the roster for the first time. The Hawks considered trades for Jeff Teague, Al Horford, Kyle Korver and Dennis Schroder...
Via RealGM - NBA
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks, Sixers reportedly talking Jeff Teague, Nerlens Noel swap

Are we on the verge of a mini-shakeup to the Eastern Conference terrain? According to a report by Shams Charania of The Vertical on Thursday, the Hawks and the Sixers are discussing a deal centered around a Jeff Teague-for-Nerlens Noel swap. Charania does add, however, that no trade is imminent at the moment. Atlanta and Philadelphia are discussing a deal centered on a Jeff Teague...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks and Sixers discussing a trade involving Nerlens Noel and Jeff Teague

The Philadelphia 76ers have been long rumored to be willing to move one of their bigs that they have drafted in recent years, and on Thursday evening, a rumor surfaced that was congruent with such. Shams Charania of The Vertical is reporting that the Sixers are in talks with the Atlanta Hawks to move Nerlens Noel for point guard Jeff Teague: Atlanta and Philadelphia are discussing...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks to make strong push at Kevin Durant in free agency?

It’s no secret the Atlanta Hawks need to blow things up this summer. The Hawks seemed to contemplate doing just that at the trade deadline. Instead, the front office kept the gang together, escaped the first round of the playoffs against the Boston Celtics, only to get whipped with a broom by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the conference semifinals. Now the team has another year...
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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