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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 […]

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’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 […]

An ex-NBA referee named Rashan S. Michel waited in Philips Arena after the Hawks-Magic game last night just long enough to demand $12,500 from NBA Hall of Famer and Hawks analyst Dominique Wilkins. As seen in the TMZ-branded video below, Michel confronted Wilkins, shoved him, punched a security guard, and judging from his mug shot, […]

VIA: AJC.com A zebra from the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus escaped his handler and led police on a chase through downtown Atlanta Thursday afternoon. The black-and-white striped animal was spotted all over town — in the parking lot near the Sam Nunn Federal Building, near Centennial Olympic Park, CNN and on the […]