Perhaps things could be worse, but the Atlanta Hawks have definitely fallen out favor with the basketball gods this season. The loss of all-star center Al Horford was without question the biggest blow, but the team has had to deal with injuries to players at nearly every position and every role.Read More
When Klay Thompson and Charles Jenkins were picked up by the Warriors in the 2011 NBA Draft, they could not have expected to have major roles in a backcourt that features one of the best shooters—Stephen Curry—and one of the best scorers—Monta Ellis—in the league. However, Curry’s health issues have opened up opportunities for the young players to temporarily take on bigger roles.Read More
The Hawks have felt the sting of the injury bug, especially in the frontcourt with both Al Horford and Jason Collins being injured. Despite that, Atlanta has managed to stay afloat and then some, but it’s only a matter of time before their lack of frontcourt depth becomes a problem.Read More
I had a chance to talk to Jodi Meeks of the Philadelphia 76ers. We talked about returning to play in his hometown, the recent success of the 76ers and his role with the team.Read More
Last night’s game between the Portland Trailblazers and the Atlanta Hawks took on added meaning as Jamal Crawford returned to Philips arena for the first time since he and the Hawks parted ways.Read More
In a condensed season with games piled on top of each other, every body on the roster counts and the Atlanta Hawks are about learn this lesson the hard way as all-star forward Al Horford is expected to miss a large chunk of time.Read More
Head coach Larry Drew talks about the Hawks’ disappointing, triple overtime loss to a LeBron and D Wade-less Miami Heat team.Read More
Fresh into a new season, there are still plenty of teams that have lots of questions to answer and the Atlanta Hawks (3-0) are no exception.Read More
I had a chance to sit down with Nick Young before Wednesday night’s Wizards vs. Hawks game. We talked about his performance in the Wizards season opener, his evolution as a scorer, the Wizards’ current roster and–last but not least–his hair.Read More
In a non-traditional season, many of the leagues rookies are having to learn the game on the fly and Charlotte Bobcats guard Kemba Walker is no exception, but the former UConn star is working hard to get acclimated to the league.Read More
In the midst of a condensed training camp, the Atlanta Hawks will have to make plenty of adjustments, as they have a few new parts and players set to take on new roles.Read More
With the season fast approaching, much of the talk surrounding the Atlanta Hawks has focused on the signing of with former superstar turned journeyman Tracy McGrady and Jamal Crawford’s imminent exit, but the Hawks still have other issues to address.Read More
Given their recent success and lack of anything resembling competition, 2K Sports could have simply put out a roster update and a couple of patches and called it a new game. NBA 2K12 is a much more ambitious outing than this—for both good and bad.Read More
HOOPSADDICT.com has linked up with the good folks at 2K Sports to give away two copies of NBA 2K12.Read More
The Dalls Mavericks’ sports movie-like rise to become NBA Champions might have a long lasting effect on the NBA.Read More
Josh Smith’s performance in the second round of the playoffs has highlighted just how big of a liability he can be as well how dominant he can be.
Perhaps no other player in the league is as adept at making a building of over 19,000 boo in disappointment one half only to erupt in a [...]
The Atlanta Hawks have a lot to feel good about as they upset the Orlando Magic in the first round of the playoffs and are preparing to reprise their role as the underdog in a round two showdown with the Chicago Bulls.
The Hawks have to be happy with the production they got from their two [...]
In just one year’s time, Atlanta Hawks’ guard Jamal Crawford has transitioned from playoff rookie with the nerves of a kid on Christmas Eve into a playoff assassin with the poise of a savvy veteran.
This change has resulted in Crawford helping to lead the Hawks to their current 3-1 lead over the Orlando Magic.
“I remember [...]
The saying goes “a series doesn’t start until someone loses at home,” but despite dropping game one in Orlando followed by a closely contested game two, the Magic still seemed to lack a sense of urgency as the fell to the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.
The Magic were outplayed in the first half and despite [...]
With the season winding down, Atlanta Hawks sixth man Jamal Crawford seems to be getting more comfortable with his role in first year coach Larry Drew’s motion offense.
After having one of the best seasons of his career last year, Crawford is experiencing a bit of a drop off. Last season, Crawford averaged 18 points [...]