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  • NBA Owner Sounds off on NBA All-Star Weekend King of Court Proposal

    Heavy "NBA All-Star weekend is one of the most anticipated during the NBA season with dazzling and jaw-dropping events, such as the celebrity game, the rising stars’ game where you get you to see the league’s upcoming talent all in one place. There’s the three-point..." January 17

  • Hawks Had Been Targeting Jeff Teague Since Beginning Of Season

    Hoops Rumors "The Hawks traded for Jeff Teague earlier today, adding a veteran presence to their second unit. Discussing the trade with Chris Kirschner of The Athletic , general manager Travis Schlenk said the franchise had been targeting the point guard since the..." January 17

  • Atlanta trades Allen Crabbe to Timberwolves for Jeff Teague, Treveon Graham

    SLAM Online "The Atlanta Hawks have acquired Jeff Teague in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Headed to the Wolves in the swap is Allen Crabbe. Both Teague and Crabbe are on expiring contracts this season, as is Treveon Graham who is also..." January 16

  • Rodney Dangerfield is the Most Disrespected Man in the NBA History

    The Big Lead "Disrespect is a funny thing. Athletes and those tasked with motivating athletes find it everywhere. Draft position. Public opinion. Betting odds. Predictions from talking heads. If you aren't with a team, you're against them. If you're not propping them up, you're bulletin board..." January 16

  • Hawks' Chandler Parsons diagnosed with concussion, whiplash after car accident

    Yahoo! Sports "Atlanta Hawks forward Chandler Parsons was in a car accident on Wednesday and has been diagnosed with a concussion and whiplash, Yahoo Sports senior NBA insider Chris Haynes reports. Parsons has already been ruled out for the team’s road trip to San Antonio. " January 15

  • How Can League-Worst Atlanta Hawks Prove to Trae Young He's Not Alone?

    Bleacher Report " After watching his Atlanta Hawks teammates trail by as many as 39 against the Nets on Sunday, Trae Young paused while taking a bite of food and stared dejectedly at the floor in the locker room. Despite Young ranking top-six in points (28.9), assists (8.4) and..." January 15

  • Hawks Waive Paul Watson

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks announced Tuesday night they have waived Paul Watson Jr., who they had signed to a 10-day contract Jan. 6, which opens up a roster spot. " January 15

  • Hawks’ Vince Carter shoots down all Dunk Contest return chatter

    Peachtree Hoops "If you’ve watched a single Atlanta Hawks game this season, you might have heard this is Vince Carter’s final season in the NBA. The first man to ever play in four different decades has received tribute-after-tribute, and he’s become the latest star to receive a..." January 14

  • Tony Parker Is The Only Player With A Positive Record Against All 30 Teams, Including San Antonio Spurs

    Hoops Hype "Tony Parker announced his retirement last summer following a memorable career that saw him win four NBA titles and make the All-Star Game six times. His final year with the Hornets was not the stuff of legend, but one particular event during that season made his NBA career even more..." January 14

  • Heat’s Jimmy Butler reveals his 5 toughest players to guard

    Clutch Points "Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler is widely considered as one of the best defenders in the league today. Recently, the four-time All-Defensive team member penned an article for The Players’ Tribune, wherein he openly spoke about some of the most challenging..." January 13

  • Hawks’ Trae Young explains why he wants to be an All-Star

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Hawks second-year point guard Trae Young wants to be an All-Star this season so his platform becomes bigger. Young is in first place among Eastern Conference guards in All-Star voting despite the Hawks’ terrible record: “The more impactful..." January 13

  • Two-Way Contract Situations To Watch This Week

    Hoops Rumors "January 15 is the last day that NBA teams can sign a player to a two-way contract this season. After that date, teams can still waive two-way players or promote them to their 15-man rosters, but they can’t bring aboard new players on two-way contracts as replacements. With that..." January 13

  • Hawks Star Trae Young Dealing With Hamstring Injury

    Sportsnaut "In news that has seemingly come out of nowhere, Atlanta Hawks star guard Trae Young is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets with a hamstring injury. " January 11

  • Hawks Can Complete Deal For Andre Drummond By Including 1st-Round Pick

    Sportsnaut "After losing All-Star forward Blake Griffin indefinitely to knee surgery, the Detroit Pistons are reportedly moving forward with their plans to potentially trade star center Andre Drummond before the trade deadline. According to The Athletic’s Sam Amick, Detroit..." January 10

  • Hawks interested in Dewayne Dedmon reunion, but Kings have high asking price

    Clutch Points "With recent trade rumors emerging pertaining to the Atlanta Hawks’ alleged intentions to be buyers as the trade season heats up, one man who has been linked to a potential move to Atlanta is Sacramento Kings big man Dewayne Dedmon According to Sam Amick of..." January 10

  • Stephen A. Smith, Michael Wilbon to coach NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

    Sportress of Blogitude "The All-Star Celebrity Game during NBA All-Star Weekend is often one of the more entertaining events of the three-day league showcase, simply due to the novelty of watching stars chucking up shots. With ESPN televising the All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, Feb. 14, it is not a..." January 10

  • Instagram model Tammy Hembrow: Entire sports team has invaded my DMs

    New York Post "Model and fitness influencer Tammy Hembrow is Australia’s hottest Instagram star right now — and at least one sport team agrees. The 25-year-old social media starlet has opened up on the number of direct messages she has been receiving recently from athletes around the..." January 10

  • Trae Young, James Harden become 1st players with 40-point triple-doubles in same game

    The Score "Trae Young and James Harden went on a simultaneous tear for the record books Wednesday. The Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets guards combined to become the first two players in NBA history to record 40-point triple-doubles in the same game, courtesy..." January 09

  • 3 Players That Can Help Joel Embiid And Ben Simmons Win A Championship This Season

    Fadeaway World "The Philadelphia 76ers looked like the team to beat entering this season. After an eventful offseason, many expected this team to coast through the Eastern Conference, but this doesn’t seem like the case. The Sixers have fallen back to Earth after their 5-0 start and this recent..." January 09

  • Eric Stern opens up about his dad David Stern, former NBA commissioner

    USA Today "Eric Stern appreciated all the words said and written about his father, former NBA commissioner David Stern, who died on New Year’s Day. “It’s all very nice,” Stern told USA TODAY Sports in a phone interview. But what also had tremendous meaning to..." January 08

  • The Top 5 Best Destinations For Lakers' Kyle Kuzma

    Fadeaway World "With the Trade Deadline approaching, many teams are expected to make changes to their rosters. While many of the teams expected to make some moves are fringe playoff teams, there are a handful of teams at the top of the league record-wise that could look to dabble in the trade market. One team..." January 08

  • Trae Young helps relieve over $1 million in medical debt for Atlanta residents

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young partnered with a medical debt erasure agency to relieve over $1 million in medical debts for hundreds of Atlanta residents who cannot pay them.  Through his organization, the Trae Young Foundation, Young donated $10,000 to RIP Medical..." January 08

  • Norcross’ Brandon Goodwin taking advantage of time with Hawks

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "When Trae Young went down with a right ankle sprain in a loss to the Bucks Dec. 27, the Hawks were in a tough spot.  Young is obviously the Hawks’ go-to scorer and playmaker, and at that point, the team didn’t have a reliable option behind him — it seemed Cam..." January 07

  • 'Dunk Victim' Frederic Weis hilariously offers to join Vince Carter in Dunk Contest

    Larry Brown Sports "If Vince Carter makes it back to the Dunk Contest this year, he may have some help from the man who was on the receiving end of his most famous slam. Retired French basketball player Frederic Weis took to Twitter this week to hilariously suggest that the NBA allow him and Carter to..." January 07

  • Jabari Parker to miss at least two weeks after non-surgical procedure

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Jabari Parker underwent a non-surgical procedure on his right shoulder Tuesday and will miss at least two weeks of playing time, the Hawks announced Tuesday afternoon. Parker has struggled with a right shoulder impingement and has missed five of the Hawks’ past six games, though..." January 07

  • NBA reconsidering playoff reseeding proposal

    Sportsnet "The NBA is reportedly reconsidering a proposal that would have reseeded the four conference finalists during the playoffs based on regular season record, re-shaping the league’s playoff structure, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe. Under the NBA’s..." January 07

  • Trae Young to accept 3-Point Contest invite, Luka Doncic still deliberating

    Yahoo! Sports "Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young and Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic have been invited to participate in the NBA Three-Point Contest at All-Star Weekend in Chicago next month, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The two emerging stars will always be linked as their respective teams..." January 07

  • NBA Execs Rip Load Management

    Bleacher Report "Want a surefire way to get almost any NBA coach to roll their eyes, snort or make some other derisive gesture? Mention load management. That is, as long as they're sure no one is looking. To be caught dismissing the practice would be "career suicide," says..." January 07

  • Hawks' Trae Young nutmegs latest victim, Nikola Jokic

    Clutch Points "Trae Young, the star point guard of the Atlanta Hawks, has made nutmegging opposing defenders one of his signature moves. His most recent victim is star center Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets. Young fooled Jokic in the first quarter of their teams’ game on..." January 06

  • Trae Young calls for Vince Carter to be in Dunk Contest

    Larry Brown Sports "Trae Young wants a fitting send-off for his Atlanta Hawks teammate. The second-year guard took to Twitter on Monday to call for Vince Carter to be included in this year’s Slam Dunk Contest at All-Star Weekend. " January 06

  • 3 potential trades for Kevin Love

    The Score "Kevin Love could use a change in scenery. The veteran power forward's stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers appears to be coming to a head after a reported outburst toward general manager Koby Altman on Saturday was followed up by an on-court..." January 06

  • From Danilo Gallinari to Chris Paul, 75 players who could be moved before Feb. 6

    CBS Sports "Just before the 2019 trade deadline, the Toronto Raptors acquired Marc Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies, hoping that he would be the final piece of a championship-worthy puzzle. On their way to their first title in franchise history, they outlasted the Philadelphia..." January 06

  • 6 Blockbuster Trades We Want To See This Season

    Fadeaway World "A couple of weeks ago, we finally had our first trade of the 2019-20 NBA season. Jordan Clarkson was traded to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Dante Exum and 2 second-round picks and this trade looks to be a win-win for both sides. Clarkson wasn’t in the plans for the Cleveland Cavaliers..." January 04

  • Three Trade Destinations For Pistons Center Andre Drummond

    The Big Lead "The Detroit Pistons went all-in when they traded for Blake Griffin in February of 2018. Just under two years later, nothing has gone right. Griffin had a career year in 2018-19, but his body failed him as the playoffs approached and Detroit was swept by Milwaukee in the first round. Three..." January 04

  • Hawks reportedly making Evan Turner, Chandler Parsons inactive for foreseeable future

    Yardbarker "Atlanta Hawks veteran guard Evan Turner said team executives told him and fellow veteran Chandler Parsons they will be inactive while the 7-28 Hawks look to develop their young players, according to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe (Twitter link). Washburn..." January 04

  • Evan Turner reportedly a buyout candidate with Hawks prioritizing youth

    Larry Brown Sports "Former No. 2 overall pick Evan Turner could soon become available to aid a contending team. Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe reported Friday that the Atlanta Hawks swingman is “definitely” a buyout candidate. Turner, who was not active for the team’s..." January 04

  • Pistons talking to Hawks about possible Andre Drummond trade

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Pistons reportedly are looking to deal star center Andre Drummond, according to an ESPN report.  The Pistons ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted Friday that "Detroit and Atlanta have been engaged in talks on a trade centered on Andre..." January 03

  • From Charles Barkley to Joel Embiid: The fight to modernize the NBA big man

    ESPN "JOEL EMBIID RELISHES the opportunities to launch 3-pointers. The execution of that shot, the 7-foot Philadelphia 76ers center believes, classifies him as a modern NBA player, a multifaceted big man whose skills and athleticism should not -- and will not -- confine him to a..." January 03

  • The NBA Wouldn't Be the NBA Without David Stern

    Complex "The 1984 NBA Draft, held in the Felt Forum at Madison Square Garden, was a revolution that was barely televised—it was shown on the USA Network in the middle of a weekday afternoon. What are today household names didn’t get beamed into many households. There were future Hall of..." January 02

  • Jimmy Garoppolo’s Ex-Adult Film Star Hookup Kiara Mia Reveals She Has an NBA Player Who Pays Her For Sex

    Black Sports Online "Mia Kiara says she is the reason that Jimmy G and the 49ers are back in the playoffs. Hard to argue her point. Jimmy G has been balling and it started when he took her out on a date before having sex with her.  " January 02

  • LeBron James on David Stern: ‘He definitely should have something named after him’

    USA Today "LeBron James eulogized David Stern for his global vision and shrewd negotiating tactics. But with Stern passing away on Wednesday at age 77, the Lakers star suggested another way to honor the late NBA Commissioner. “He definitely should have something named after..." January 02

  • All NBA teams will wear black jersey stripe for the rest of the season as tribute to David Stern

    The Big Lead "David Stern, longtime former commissioner of the NBA, passed away on New Year's Day at the age of 77. The league released a statement on his passing, and teams and players everywhere have been giving their thoughts on the man who became a figurehead for the game of basketball. " January 02

  • Mavs’ Luka Doncic, Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo lead 1st All-Star voting returns

    NBA.com "The Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Doncic and the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo lead the NBA and their respective conferences in the first fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting presented by Google.  Doncic leads Antetokounmpo by 599 votes for the top spot among all players...." January 02

  • Buying or Selling NBA's Biggest Breakout Players

    Bleacher Report "The 2019-20 NBA season was always destined to be one for the ages. The injury bug dismantled the Golden State Warriors dynasty (or at least put it on a one-year hiatus). Dynamic duos sprouted up across the hoops landscape with Hollywood as the backdrop, where the Los Angeles Lakers..." January 02

  • ‘He thought big’: David Stern ushered in the modern NBA

    Sportsnet "The NBA All-Star Game is an annual gathering of some of the most gifted people on the planet — where some of the biggest and brightest among us shine. But so often in years past at All-Star Weekend, the event that carried the most weight — that was most anticipated by..." January 01

  • Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 after brain hemorrhage

    CBS Sports "David Stern, the former commissioner of the NBA, has died at 77 after suffering a brain hemorrhage in December, the NBA announced Wednesday.  Stern was the commissioner of the NBA from 1984 through 2014, presiding over a period of immense growth for professional..." January 01

  • Ranking the top five sports video games of the 2010s

    Sporting News "The landscape of sports gaming has changed dramatically over the last decade, with a reduction in the number of games produced, evolution of distribution and a shift in newly prioritized features to maximize the revenue they generate. While there is legitimate reason to be frustrated..." December 31

  • Again: Cord Cutting is NOT the Biggest Reason For NBA Ratings Hiccups

    The Big Lead "The reasons for NBA ratings declines this season have been debated ad nauseam, but I keep seeing the decline in cable and satellite subscribers presented as the biggest variable. While it is certainly a factor, it is not the prevailing one. Every other major sport this year has weathered cable..." December 31

  • Trae Young injury update: Hawks star won't travel with team to Chicago after suffering right ankle sprain

    CBS Sports "Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young has been having a pretty spectacular sophomore season. Entering Friday night's matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks, Young was averaging 29 points. 8.5 assists, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.3 steals per game; All-Star-caliber numbers. Unfortunately,..." December 28

  • Free Agent Stock Watch 2019: Southeast Division

    Hoops Rumors "Every week, Hoops Rumors takes a closer look at players who will be free agents or could become free agents next offseason. We examine if their stock is rising or falling due to performance and other factors. This week, we take a look at players from the Southeast Division: Allen..." December 28