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14 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Every NBA Team's Worst Nightmare for 2014-15 Season

When the 2014-15 NBA season commences, most teams will have lofty dreams of hoisting the Larry O'Brien Trophy next June. Reality will soon thwart those grand plans for all but one franchise, however.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Paul Millsap, NBA Players

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Peachtree Hoops

Jeff Teague, Kyle Korver among SI.com's Top 100 NBA Players

Each year, Sports Illustrated unveils their "top 100 players in the NBA", and on Monday, the 2014-2015 edition went live. While SI.com listed only players 100 through 51 in their initial post , there were two members of the Atlanta Hawks included, with both point guard Jeff Teague and swingman Kyle Korver garnering recognition.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Jeff Teague, NBA Players, Kyle Korver, Paul Millsap

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Atlanta Hawks: 3 reasons Al Horford will be an All-Star

The Atlanta Hawks' season went slightly downhill last year when they lost center Al Horford , who is arguably the face of the franchise. Horford was undoubtedly the Hawks leader on and off the court.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jeff Teague, Elton Brand, Paul Millsap, Pero Antic

Sat Sep 13, 2014

CBS Sports

Melo: 'Nobody would want to go' to Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks are trying to move forward with their organization after taking a couple of major steps in the opposite direction the past week. An investigation into the inner workings of the organization revealed an offensive email from co-owner Bruce Levenson and a recording of an offensive comment about Luol Deng from general manager Danny Ferry.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Paul Millsap, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony

Wiz of Awes

NBA Southeast Division Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Feb 19, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks power forward Paul Millsap is fouled by Washington Wizards point guard John Wall in the second half at Philips Arena. The Wizards won 114-97.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Thabo Sefolosha, Los Angeles Lakers, Paul Millsap, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Adreian Payne, Kent Bazemore

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Soaring Down South

Poisoned Waters: Danny Ferry Must Go

May 29, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry and new head coach Mike Budenholzer take questions from the media during a press conference at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports Whether you think Danny Ferry was wrong for choosing to use a racially insensitive part of a scouting report in a June conference call when discussing Luol Deng or not, it is time for him to go.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Report: Hawks Re-Sign Forward Elton Brand

No longer the nightly double-double machine he used to be, Brand will serve as a bench player again for the Hawks, playing behind starter Al Horford and Pero Antic. The 35-year-old Brand spent last season, his 15th in the NBA, with the Hawks and provided solid depth and leadership for the squad.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Elton Brand, NBA Players, Pero Antic

Thu Sep 11, 2014

MSNBC

Atlanta postpones meeting with civil rights leaders, Hawks situation a sticky mess

This much is clear: Whoever ends up buying the Atlanta Hawks has a lot of work to do to repair relationships and the team image in that city. The latest stumble for the Hawks was the postponement of a meeting between Hawks CEO Steve Koonin and Atlanta civil rights leaders, which had been scheduled for Wednesday.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Pippen Ain't Easy

Atlanta HawksRacismCan We Stop This Mess?

Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports Breaking News to Pippen Ain't Easy! It's news that is sad and stupid to report. NBA racism exists.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Players, Danny Ferry

MSNBC

Hawks, amid scandal, re-sign Elton Brand

Atlanta has re-signed Elton Brand to a one-year, $2M contract, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. - Adrian Wojnarowski September 10, 2014 The NBA covers a portion of the salary for veterans with more than two years experience who are on one-year minimum contracts, but contrary to expectations, Brand didn't qualify.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Elton Brand, NBA Players, Pero Antic

Soaring Down South

Report: Atlanta Hawks Bring Back Elton Brand On A One-Year Deal

Oct 23, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; Atlanta Hawks power forward Elton Brand reacts during the game against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Just when things seemed as dark as they could be for the Atlanta Hawks, they got a bit of good news late Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Elton Brand, NBA Players, Dallas Mavericks

NBA.com

Blogtable: Crisis Management

Each week, we'll ask our stable of scribes across the globe to weigh in on the most important NBA topics of the day - and then give you a chance to step on the scale, too, in the comments below. As if a stiffer conference isn't enough: What do you see in store on the court in 2014-15 for the turmoil-ravaged Atlanta Hawks? Steve Aschburner, NBA.com : What a mess.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Soaring Down South

VIDEO: Atlanta Hawks Head Coach Mike Budenholzer Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge From Al Horford

Several members of the Atlanta Hawks family have accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and next up is head coach Mike Budenholzer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Pounding the Rock

Phil Jackson vs. Gregg Popovich: Compare & Contrast Part 3

If you missed Part I or Part II , please catch up before continuing. Or just plow on through without regard to context because that's alright too.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jackson, Soccer Players, NBA Players, Steve Kerr, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Roy Hibbert, Indiana Pacers, San Antonio Spurs

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Soaring Down South

Report: Atlanta Hawks In Negotiations With Elton Brand

Feb 25, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks power forward Elton Brand and Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson fight for a rebound in the second quarter at Philips Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Elton Brand, NBA Players, Gustavo Ayon, Pero Antic

Wed Aug 27, 2014

BleacherReport

Healthy Al Horford Would Push Atlanta Hawks to Next Level

Even though he hasn't made an All-Star Game since 2011, the Atlanta Hawks center has a versatile skill set possessed by very few big men in the league.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Peachtree Hoops

NBA Power Rankings: Hawks ranked 5th in the East by Sports Illustrated

The Atlanta Hawks haven't always garnered a lot of positive attention nationally, but one writer ranks the team fifth in the suddenly ultra-competitive Eastern Conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Paul Millsap, Adreian Payne, Thabo Sefolosha, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kyle Korver

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Raptors Republic

Re: What is the benefit of continuity?

The Eastern Conference, as compared to its Western counterpart, saw a fair bit of shuffling this offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, New Jersey Nets, Miami Heat, Charlotte Bobcats, Josh McRoberts

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

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Kyrie Irving made all five shots and scored 12 points starting in place of Derrick Rose, and the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Derrick Rose, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Francisco Garcia, Atlanta Hawks

WLNS-TV Lansing

US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving made all five shots and scored 12 points starting in place of Derrick Rose, and the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Derrick Rose, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Francisco Garcia, Atlanta Hawks

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