Hawks

NBA free agency officially started Wednesday at midnight and there’s already several moves to report. The Atlanta Hawks have acquired Tiago Splitter from the San Antonio Spurs, while newly minted unrestricted free agent Hawks All-Star DeMarre Carrol signed a four-year, $60 million deal deal with the Toronto Raptors. Hawks All-Star Paul Millsap also resigned with Atlanta […]

Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has been named the NBA’s Coach of the Year in just his second season with the Hawks. Coach Bud as he’s known to his players led the Hawks to a franchise-record 60 wins and the top seed in the Eastern Conference. In addition to the franchise record, Budenholzer had a […]

After posting a 60-22 franchise record during the regular season and locking up the number one seed in the East, our Atlanta Hawks are finally ready for the playoffs! The Hawks first-round opponent will be the Brooklyn Nets, who secured the eighth seed and final playoff spot over the Indiana Pacers. The Hawks should be in […]

Indiana Pacers’ small forward Chris Copeland and his wife Katrine Saltara were both stabbed after leaving New York City hotspot 1Oak shortly before 4 a.m. this morning,…

Former NBA and Atlanta Hawks star Mookie Blaylock was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday (October 27) after pleading guilty to killing a mother of five in a May 2013 car crash. Blaylock chose to plead guilty rather than face a jury. Blaylock was sentenced for vehicular homicide and other charges in the death […]

Atlanta Hawks legend and NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins has been named as Special Advisor to team CEO Steve Koonin. Wilkins signed a long-term contract and will also continue his team role as Vice President of Basketball. The news comes on the heels of the Hawks officially announcing that a statue of Wilkins will […]

Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has released an open letter of apology to fans, the team and the city of Atlanta, saying the organization “did not do the right thing” to address and correct racially insensitive words and innuendos “over a period of years.” The apology follows Hawks general manager Danny Ferry taking an indefinite […]

The audio of Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry making racially-insentive and offensive comments about then free agent Luol Deng has surfaced. It’s also been reported that Ferry is taking an indefinite leave of absence. Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer will assume basketball operations for the team. As we previously reported, Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson is […]

Atlanta Hawks and NBA legend Dominique Wilkins is reportedly extremely interested in owning the Hawks, reports TMZ. Wilkins already holds a front office job with the Hawks and has been pre-approved for ownership by the NBA. He also does commentary for locally televised Hawks games. The former basketball great has reportedly partnered with a well-known businessman […]

Atlanta’s civil rights leaders staged a sit in inside Philips Arena this morning (September 10) after Atlanta Hawks executives canceled a meeting with the group. The civil rights leaders were supposed to be meeting with Hawks CEO Steve Koonin Wednesday to discuss the recent controversy surrounding the Hawks and co-owner Bruce Levenson, who is selling […]

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has issued a statement apologizing for comments he made to the team’s ownership group in June when the organization pursued Luol Deng as a free agent. The comments from Ferry, where he referred to Deng, who is Sudanese, as someone who has “a little African in him,” led to […]

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson is selling his controlling share in the NBA team after some racial comments he made have come to light. Yet another NBA team owner has been thrust into the spotlight for racist remarks. An email that Bruce sent just over two years ago went public. In it he expressed his […]