New York Knicks fans keep taking losses from Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks. Ever since the Hawks eliminated the Knicks in a gentleman's sweep during the first round of the 2021 Eastern Conference Playoffs, the downtrodden fanbase has been obsessed with Young.
There is no greater indication that Atlanta Hawks basketball is around the corner than the start of training camps and media day. Hawks players and staff have been busy at work getting in shape, taking team photos, answering questions from the media, and ultimately preparing for their preseason opener on October 6th.
One of the many players that the Atlanta Hawks bought in over the offseason was Frank Kaminsky. While their main goal of the offseason was to improve their defense, Kaminsky is not known for his prowess on that end of the floor.
The Hawks are committed to fixing the defensive issues that held them back last season, and trading for Dejounte Murray is an important part of that effort, writes Aaron Wilson of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Shaquille O'Neal isn't buying Ben Simmons' take that he didn't know it was Trae Young when he passed up the dunk during the Sixers-Hawks series Ben Simmons might just have been the most hated player in the NBA last season.
The Atlanta Hawks have gone a different way from the last offseason where they have bought in new talent rather than focussing on retention. It may have been a mistake for the Hawks to go that path as the Eastern Conference improved last season.
The Atlanta Hawks trolled Joel Embiid on media day as they presented John Collins a birthday cake of him posterizing the Sixers star. The Atlanta Hawks are gearing up for what is a big season in the franchise's recent history.
As Atlanta Hawks forward De’Andre Hunter enters the final year of his rookie contract, the team has made his impending contract extension a priority. The deadline to extend players entering the final year of their rookie contract is Oct.
The Atlanta Hawks didn’t get very much use out of forward Jalen Johnson last season. After taking him with the 20th-overall selection in the 2021 NBA Draft, the Hawks relegated Johnson to the G-League for most of his rookie season.
The Atlanta Hawks have a situation that they have not had in a long time. With the exception of Bogdan Bogdanovic who is not expected to be 100 percent fit for the pre-season, the rest of the squad is healthy and ready to start training camp.
Atlanta Hawks guard Dejounte Murray in a recent press conference was full of praise for Lakers' LeBron James for being his mentor. The Atlanta Hawks going into the 2021-22 season were expected to be a solid playoff team.
Just two seasons ago, the Atlanta Hawks shocked nearly everyone as they stormed deep into the NBA playoffs. The Hawks were a great surprise to many, aside from their fans who long believed their team had what it took to make it far.
It’s Hawks media day, and general manager Landry Fields was the first to be made available. The recently promoted Fields spoke on the bevy of offseason injuries the team has been dealing with — John Collins‘ finger, Bogdan Bogdanovic‘s knee, AJ Griffin‘s foot, and Jalen Johnson‘s knee.
Guard Armoni Brooks signed a contract with the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the Hawks. Brooks, 24, averaged 5.3 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 54 games (11 starts) last season split between the Houston Rockets and Toronto Raptors.
The Cavaliers are signing point guard Sharife Cooper to an Exhibit 10 training camp contract, per Shams Charania of The Athletic. Cooper, 21, is 6-foot-1 and has appeared in 13 NBA games after being selected with the No.
The Atlanta Hawks signed guard Malik Ellison, the son of former No. 1 overall pick Pervis Ellison, on Friday. Contract terms were not announced. The younger Ellison appeared in 40 games (14 starts) with the College Park Skyhawks during the 2021-22 NBA G League season, averaging 8.4 points and 5.0 rebounds in 24.9 minutes.
The Hawks have made a sneaky solid signing, adding former 6th overall pick Jarrett Culver on a two-way deal. Culver or De’Andre Hunter was a real debate when the Hawks held the 4th overall pick in the 2019 draft.