Eisenberg: Hawks’ depth and former AAU teammates prove to be deciding factors vs. Warriors

ATLANTA — With just over a minute left in the third quarter, the Hawks and Warriors were gridlocked at 83-83. Mike Scott was sitting patiently on the bench for his opportunity to make an impact. “I always tell myself when I’m sitting there on the bench and I sense the game getting a little tight, … More Eisenberg: Hawks’ depth and former AAU teammates prove to be deciding factors vs. Warriors

All-Star: With Wade injured, Silver has choice between Korver and Knight

Well, it happened. The Eastern Conference coaches left Kyle Korver off the All Star team. The boss vented on Twitter. However, if things proceed as they should, Adam Silver can right the wrong and send four Hawks to represent the Eastern Conference in New York. On Thursday, Dwyane Wade told the media that he was “going … More All-Star: With Wade injured, Silver has choice between Korver and Knight

Eisenberg: Kyle Korver to Brooklyn was “in the bag” until Ferry’s vision lured him back to ATL

ATLANTA — It seems like ancient history now, but there was a point in time when it looked like Kyle Korver and the Atlanta Hawks were about to part ways. The NBA’s best shooter, who actually threw down a dunk last night — the 16th of his NBA career but his first in two years … More Eisenberg: Kyle Korver to Brooklyn was “in the bag” until Ferry’s vision lured him back to ATL

Comparing Anthony Davis to Kevin Garnett Through First Two Seasons

Kevin Garnett was the 2004 NBA MVP. He was the Defensive Player of the Year in 2008. He has been an All-Star 15 times. Garnett is an NBA champion, a surefire Hall of Famer and will probably go down as one of the top 25 players in NBA history. It would be unfair to place … More Comparing Anthony Davis to Kevin Garnett Through First Two Seasons

The Hired Gun Theory: Why the Thunder Need to Grab Greg Monroe

Championship contending windows in the NBA typically close a lot sooner than anyone thinks. Take the Indiana Pacers, for example. Entering last season, Indiana was considered an elite team perhaps still a year or two away from hitting its prime as a true title contender. The Pacers started out hot, became the early season championship … More The Hired Gun Theory: Why the Thunder Need to Grab Greg Monroe