They would have a future superstar on their hands...if they used him correctly
On Saturday night in what turned out to be a tightly-contested loss against the Boston Celtics, the Hawks blew a double digit lead and found themselves on the wrong side of the scoreboard and in need of points
Back on June 21, 2018, Hawks General Manager Travis Schlenk made a trade that shocked the NBA world. With Luka Doncic sitting on the board at 3rd overall, the Hawks decided to pass on the youngest ever Euro League MVP and ultimately dealt his draft rights to the Dallas Mavericks
The Hawks fell in a hard fought battle to the East leading Toronto Raptors.
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The challenge for teams like the Hawks in the superteam era
In the era of the superteam, it can seem to be a daunting task for smaller market teams like the Atlanta Hawks to vault themselves into contention and national recognition. Teams like the Warriors, Lakers (especially if they add Anthony
Despite the poor record, it's time to get excited about the Atlanta Hawks.
From the outside, people write off these Atlanta Hawks as just another bottom feeder in the NBA. But something special is cooking in Atlanta.
The Hawks currently sit at 11-25 and 12th out of 15 in the Eastern Conference.
The Hawks put up a good fight, but the Pacers proved to be too much for the feisty young squad.
The Hawks fought and battled all afternoon but it would not be enough to keep the hot streak going. John Collins and Kevin Hueter each scored 22 while Alex Len added 19
The Atlanta Hawks try to continue their winning ways as they face the Pacers in a New Year's Even matinee.
The once 6-23 Atlanta Hawks have suddenly caught fire. While some fans cry about draft positing, most of us and of course the team are enjoying this pleasant midseason surprise.