The top-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers probably did not expect to be in this spot after breezing through the first two rounds of the playoffs by sweeping the Detroit Pistons and Atlanta Hawks and then taking a 2-0 series lead over the second-seeded...Show More Summary
After an unsatisfactory season, Atlanta Hawks big man Al Horford will be entering free agency by July.
Let's be clear: No single player can stop LeBron James. Even after 13 seasons, waves of defenders are required to keep the four-time MVP in check. The Detroit Pistons and Atlanta Hawks failed to mitigate James' impact in the first and second rounds of the Eastern Conference playoffs, respectively. Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets have reportedly made signing Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford their top priority in free agency this offseason, according to Sean Deveney of the Sporting News. Horford, 29, averaged 15.2 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 32.1 minutes per game this season. Show More Summary
I have posted a column on MyAJC.com on Atlanta three’s pro sports franchises: the Braves, Falcons and Hawks. The premise of the column isn’t to determine: Which…
The Atlanta Hawks seem to have reached an insurmountable hurdle in the Eastern Conference. Swept by t he Cleveland Cavaliers two years in a row, it's time for the front office to look in the mirror and evaluate whether that's a satisfying...Show More Summary
Atlanta Hawks forward Kent Bazemore saw his first season in which he was a full-time starter in the NBA come to an end when the Cleveland Cavaliers swept his team in the second round of the playoffs. It was an unceremonious end to the 26-year-old's best season in the league in which he averaged 11.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. Show More Summary
Following an onslaught of blowouts, the 2016 NBA playoffs have upped the ante with titillating conference semifinal showdowns. The Cleveland Cavaliers steamrolled the Atlanta Hawks, but at least they put on a show in the process. The...Show More Summary
The latest episode of The FADEAWAY, our NBA playoff podcast—featuring Sir Foster, the Heat, the Spurs, dat boi, and much, much more—is here.
Here’s what I’d do with the Atlanta Hawks’ roster. (How’s that for a snappy lead?) Jeff Teague: Trade him. An easy call. He’s a year from becoming…
One team down, three to go in the conference semifinals of the NBA playoffs. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers capped off a thrilling weekend of action with the dismissal of the Atlanta Hawks, which on its own has huge implications...Show More Summary
It will be tempting for the Hawks to push the reset button after a second straight sweep at the hands of the Cavaliers. That would be a mistake. It's easy to say the Atlanta Hawks should blow everything up. For two straight years, they've seen strong seasons come to an end in overwhelming playoff sweeps to the Cavaliers. Show More Summary
The Cleveland Cavaliers were unstoppable from beyond the arc during a four-game sweep of the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, falling just two three-pointers shy of the all-time record for an NBA Playoffs series, per...Show More Summary
The Cleveland Cavaliers looked phenomenal on Sunday night, the last of its four-game sweep of the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference (...)
Sunday’s game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Atlanta Hawks turned a little R-rated during the second quarter as ESPN broadcaster Hubie Brown attempted to describe Kyrie Irving‘s style of play at the defensive end of the court. Have a listen: “Either right-handed or left-handed, get down in there, jerk off the defender.” Being guarded […]
The Cavs complete the sweep against the Hawks, while Kevin Durant explodes for 41 against the Spurs. The post Post Up: Brooms in Atlanta appeared first on SLAMonline.
Another series, another sweep for the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs remain the NBA's only undefeated team this postseason, disposing of the Atlanta Hawks 4-0 on Sunday to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. Cleveland will now get...Show More Summary
Kevin Love scored 27 points, including tying his career-high with eight 3-pointers, as the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a four-game playoffs sweep of the Hawks with a 100-99 win Sunday at Atlanta's Philips Arena.
For the second year in a row, the Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Atlanta Hawks out of the NBA playoffs on the strength of Sunday's thrilling 100-99 victory at Philips Arena. Cleveland needed only four games to knock Atlanta out in last...Show More Summary
James is back in the East Finals for the sixth straight year, as the Cavs remain the only playoff team not to have lost a game.