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
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
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
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
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
Jacob Eisenberg is still high on Dennis Schroder’s potential based on analytics from his rookie season…
The Atlanta Hawks have a lot of question marks going forward. Here are five things to look for as the season begins.
Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson is a movie buff. So before a preseason game in Atlanta last week, I presented him with a Sweet 16 bracket of the best basketball movies ever made (seeded based on Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB ratings), and asked him to pick the winners.
In spite of a tumultuous summer within the organization, the Hawks look forward to unity in the locker room and on the court.
It might sound ridiculous to try to compare Aron Baynes, an undrafted reserve with four career starts, to Bill Laimbeer, a four-time All Star and NBA champion. However, the two have more in common than you’d expect.