Monday, February 24, 2020

Atlanta Hawks bolster bench, add forward Ersan Ilyasova to rotation

For a long time, it appeared that the Atlanta Hawks would become sellers at the trade deadline, but that changed on Wednesday when they traded for forward Ersan Ilyasova. The Hawks acquired the eight-year veteran from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Tiago Splitter and a 2017 second-round draft pick. The pick being dealt by the Hawks was originally owned by the...

Since it’s Valentine’s Day, Let’s Talk about Heartbreak

Instead of sulking in sports heartbreak this Valentine's Day, it might be best to start embracing the comedic tragedy of errors that are Atlanta sports.

Kyle Korver dealt to the Cavaliers

The Atlanta Hawks send veteran shooting guard Kyle Korver to the Cavs.

ACAA NBA Podcast Episode 4

Our NBA writers Harrison Scott, Marcus Piro, and Christian Babcock talk George Karl, the NBA Christmas Day Games, and the NBA's problem with Technical Fouls.

Armchair NBA Podcast Episode #1

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Are They Really Hall of Famers?

Making the National Basketball Association (NBA) is the dream of every young basketball player, but only a select few achieve it. Once achieved, only the best of the best make it to being inducted into the Hall of Fame. Achieving this honor requires a truly transcendent player. He will have his name mentioned alongside greats like Bill Russell, Wilt...

Armchair Countdown to Tip-Off: #25 Paul Millsap

Position Rank: PF #5 Team Rank: Hawks #1 After thinking about trading him this offseason, the Atlanta Hawks decided to retain Paul Millsap for the upcoming season. While he's not the biggest name on his own team, he is certainly the best player. Millsap is such a great fit for today's NBA because of his versatility. He's best at the four, but he also...

Armchair Countdown to Tip-Off: #45 Dwight Howard

Position Rank: C #10 Team Rank: Hawks #2 Dwight Howard's persona has certainly fallen a lot in the eyes of both analysts and fans in the past few years. In Orlando, Howard was easily a top five player and the best center in the league. This year, many considered Atlanta giving him a 3-year, $70.5 million contract an overpay. Howard is now on his...

What is the Right Way to Rebuild?

Rebuilding –– it's as captivating a concept as there is in professional sports. Some teams sell off or trade away their best players, hoping they can receive promising prospects or draft picks in return. They trade players with big, bulky contracts who can help other teams win immediately, while obtaining prospective players who'll help them in the future. Others lose intentionally, trying...

Eastern Conference Southeast Division

The Eastern Conference Southeast Division was the most balanced division in the NBA during the 2015-2016 season. The Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks, and Charlotte Hornets all tied for the division's top record, 48-34. The Washington Wizards finished the season 41-41, fourth in the division, and the Orlando Magic finished 35-47, last in the division. The Southeast will remain one of the most...
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