Blog Profile / Jeff Schultz


URL :http://jeffschultz.blog.ajc.com/
Filed Under:Sports
Posts on Regator:783
Posts / Week:2.6
Archived Since:September 12, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Short takes: Carroll also had turf toe, would’ve been out 3-4 weeks

yesterdaySports : Jeff Schultz

By now you know the Hawks were drilled in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals 118-88 Tuesday night and were swept out of the series by the Cleveland Cavaliers. To go to MyAJC...

Hawks finally confirm Korver needs surgery — but nothing else

2 days agoSports : Jeff Schultz

Perhaps its best if we just get our Hawks medical reports from DeMarre Carroll from now on. Following Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Sunday night, Carroll was discussing a play in which teammate Al...

Short takes: Horford deserved a foul but not an ejection

3 days agoSports : Jeff Schultz

CLEVELAND — The Hawks may have gained more respect in defeat Sunday night than they did in any of their eight postseason wins. The end result of a 114-111 overtime win is the same —...

Bazemore in, Carroll still standing and Hawks say they’re ready

4 days agoSports : Jeff Schultz

CLEVELAND — The Hawks are two losses away from the offseason. They’re also four wins away from reaching the NBA finals, and as illogical as that scenario sounds — defeating LeBron James and Cleveland in...

These really were the throwback Hawks — and that’s not good

6 days agoSports : Jeff Schultz

The Hawks wore their throwback uniforms Friday night, a decision that didn’t quite have the desired inspirational effect they had hoped for. They threw themselves back into an era when they didn’t belong anywhere near...

Hawks’ opening loss not nearly as big as losing DeMarre Carroll

last weekSports : Jeff Schultz

There’s still no word this morning on the prognosis for DeMarre Carroll, who suffered what appeared to be a serious knee injury in the Hawks’ Eastern Conference finals series-opening loss to Cleveland Wednesday night....

Game day: Hawks need Korver to find scoring touch

last weekSports : Jeff Schultz

Welcome to the Eastern Conference finals. (It’s the first time I’ve typed those words in Atlanta, since, well, ever.) If you missed it, click this link to go to a full column on MyAJC about...

Odds say Cleveland, but when have odds ever said Hawks?

last weekSports : Jeff Schultz

Seven months ago, the guys with big buildings on Las Vegas Blvd. set the Hawks’ over/under at 41 victories in the regular season. They undershot their total by 19, like pretty much the rest of...

Hawks in conference finals — and so is Josh Smith (with Houston)

last weekSports : Jeff Schultz

So what’s the bigger surprise: That the Hawks have made it to the NBA’s Final Four or that Josh Smith has reached the same previously unfamiliar height? Smith, the former polarizing Hawks’ forward whose NBA career...

Short takes: Pierce foiled, Teague finishes strong, Hawks move on

last weekSports : Jeff Schultz

The Hawks finally punched through to the next round. They held on to defeat the Washington Wizards 94-91 Friday night when a potential game-tying three-pointer by Paul Pierce was nullified on replay, which showed the...

Short takes: Horford comes through, and Teague bows out

2 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

So you might’ve heard by now: The Hawks won a game Wednesday night to take a 3-2 series lead over the Washington Wizards in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Here’s a link to the game...

LIVE: This would be good time for Hawks to feel desperate (again)

2 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

Given the up-and-down performances of the Hawks in this postseason, I realize the last thing anybody wants to do is start making assumptions. But history suggests tonight’s Game 5 against Washington is more than a...

Tom Brady and Patriots earned their punishment

2 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

When Tom Brady retires, he will be remembered as one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history. He will be a first-ballot Hall of Famer with Super Bowl rings, a super model for a wife...

Wall’s injury shifts odds in Hawks’ favor for game, series

2 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

The Hawks are seemingly downplaying the significance of John Wall’s fractured hand and wrist, maintaining their strategy for Game 3 of their playoff series against Washington doesn’t hinge on whether Wizards’ point guard plays. But they’re...

Brady’s agent suggests ‘sting operation’ by NFL, Colts. Really?

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

We have yet to learn what punishment will be handed down by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after findings that the New England Patriots tampered with footballs. My view is that Brady’s rule-bending is far more serious...

It’s official: Brady, Patriots cheated and Bob Kraft is full of hot air

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

I was in Phoenix Super Bowl week when Robert Kraft practically scolded the NFL, media members and assorted cynics who would dare to suggest that his New England Patriots would do something that wasn’t kosher...

Short takes: Wall’s status uncertain, late defense keys win

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

Below are my three short takes on the Hawks’ Game 2 win over Washington. To read the game column, click here to go to MyAJC.com. 1. John Wall’s future: As the Hawks’ Kyle Korver said, “It...

Hawks know they need to be more physical against Wizards

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

The Hawks lost the opening game of their second-round series against Washington for two big reasons: 1) They settled for jump shots too often instead of driving to the basket; 2) While they settled for...

Short takes: Hawks go cold, blow double-digit lead in Game 1

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

The Hawks’ opened the second round of the playoffs with a 104-98 loss to the Washington Wizards. The game column will be posted soon on MyAJC.com. Until then, here are my three “short takes” on...

Short takes: No shortage of stars, but Teague keys Hawks’ win

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

NEW YORK – The series took longer than expected but the Hawks finally put away the Brooklyn Nets Friday night with a 111-87 win at Barclays Center, closing out their first-round series four wins to...

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