Horford's 27 Points and Millsap's Double-Double Weren't Enough To Stop The Magic Monday NightATLANTA -- Beaten on a shot at the buzzer by center Nikola Vucevic in Orlando on Sunday, the Hawks suffered an even more disheartening loss to the Magic in the rematch at Atlanta on Monday night. Orlando, down by 20 points in the first quarter, forced overtime with a...
Horford Takesover And Leads Hawks Past Pacers Friday NightATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks needed a spark. Forward Al Horford provided it. Horford had back-to-back momentum-shifting dunks late in the third quarter and stayed hot in the fourth quarter, fueling the Hawks' 102-96 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday at Philips Arena...
Hawks Never Trail, Blow Out 76ers Wednesday Night In PhillyPHILADELPHIA -- Forward Mike Scott and guard Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 13 points each and the Atlanta Hawks led whistle to whistle en route to a 124-86 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. Guard-forward Kent Bazemore, guard Dennis Schroeder, forward Thabo Sefolosha and...
Teague Too Much For Mavs, Scores 32 Points Monday NightATLANTA -- Led by point guard Jeff Teague's season-high 32 points, the Atlanta Hawks ended a three-game losing streak with a 112-97 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. Teague shot 12-for-15 from the field, posting a season-best total for field goals made, and made a career-high five 3-pointers. Teague added eight assists and five rebounds. He came up two points short of his career best. Atlanta (28-22) swept the...
Turner Gets First NBA Start, Drops 20 On The Hawks Thursday NightINDIANAPOLIS -- After losing eight of their previous 12 games, the Indiana Pacers were well aware that their offense was becoming one-dimensional -- all perimeter, very little interior. Coach Frank Vogel decided Thursday night to give 6-foot-11 rookie Myles Turner his first career start, opening at power forward alongside 6-11 center Ian Mahinmi. The strategy worked to perfection when Turner contributed 20 points and six rebounds in a 111-92 victory against the Atlanta Hawks in Bankers Life Fieldhouse...
Hawks Lose To Clippers At Home For First Time In Six Seasons Wednesday NightATLANTA -- The Los Angeles Clippers finally have a victory in Atlanta and are heading home after a winning road trip. Guard Jamal Crawford scored 21 points off the bench and center DeAndre Jordan grabbed 19 rebounds as the Clippers defeated the Hawks 85-83 to snap a six-season losing streak in Atlanta...
LSU Uses Barrage Of 3's In The 2nd Half To Down Georgia Tuesday NightAfter not making a 3-pointer -- or a shot outside the paint -- in the first half, LSU was buoyed by six 3s in the second and got 22 points from freshman forward Ben Simmons and held off a wild Georgia rally, 89-85 in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La...
Hawks Grab Big Lead Early, Cruise To Easy Win Over Nuggets Monday NightDENVER -- Forward Paul Millsap had 22 points and nine rebounds, center Al Horford scored 18, and the Atlanta Hawks grabbed a big lead early and cruised to a 119-105 win over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night. Guard Jeff Teague had 12 points and 10 assists, and guard Dennis Schroder added 15 points off the bench for Atlanta, which finished 2-2 on its Western Conference road trip...
Cousins Has 24 Pts, 15 Rebounds As Kings Beat Hawks Thursday NightSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 24 points and 15 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings beat Atlanta 91-88 Thursday night for their fourth straight win and first against the Hawks in nearly eight years...
Hawks Beat Portland Out West, Millsap Goes 3 For 3 From 3PORTLAND, Ore. -- Paul Millsap was there when the Atlanta Hawks needed him most Wednesday night at the Moda Center. The forward scored 10 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, and he finished with nine rebounds as Atlanta rallied for a 104-98 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers...
Six Hawks In Double Figures, Win MLK Day Matinee Over MagicATLANTA - Forward Al Horford paced a balanced Atlanta attack, and the Hawks put away the struggling Orlando Magic in a 98-81 win Monday in a Martin Luther King Day matinee at Philips Arena. Horford led six Hawks in double figures with 15 points, and forward Paul Millsap added 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. Point guard Jeff Teague scored 14 points, including a layup and 3-pointer in the third quarter that helped stave off an Orlando challenge...