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Jae Crowder Says The Celtics Aren’t Worried About Any Team In T…

Jae Crowder Says The Celtics Aren’t Worried About Any Team In The East But The Cavaliers

dimemag.com Updated Jul 22 (3 days ago)
Getty Image The Boston Celtics went 48-34 last season. They lost in the first round of the playoffs to the Atlanta Hawks after six hard-fought games, failing to advance past that point of the postseason for the second-consecutive year. Boston has much t…
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  • Dwight Howard Believes His Longtime Back Issues Are A Concern O…

    Dwight Howard Believes His Longtime Back Issues Are A Concern Of The Past

    dimemag.com Jul 18 (7 days ago)
    USA TODAY Sports Dwight Howard had surgery to fix a herniated disc in his back four years ago. He had pain in his back last season with the Houston Rockets, and now that he’s with the Atlanta Hawks, should there be concern over the big man’s lingering i…
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  • Jeff Teague is literally living in his parents' basement this s…

    Jeff Teague is literally living in his parents' basement this season

    yahoo.com Jul 13
    Indiana Pacers’ Jeff Teague poses with head coach Nate McMillan, left, and President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird during a news conference, Monday, July 11, 2016, in Indianapolis. The Pacers acquired Teague from the Atlanta Hawks in a three-team …
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  • Dwight Howard gets emotional at introduction for hometown Hawks

    Dwight Howard gets emotional at introduction for hometown Hawks

    Dwight Howard, center, smiles during a news conference introducing him as the newest member of the Atlanta Hawks NBA basketball team Wednesday July 13, 2016, in Atlanta. Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer is at right. (Brandt Sanderlin/Atlanta Journal-Co…
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  • Kent Bazemore Fights Back Tears As He Explains Why He Re-Signed…

    Kent Bazemore Fights Back Tears As He Explains Why He Re-Signed With The Hawks

    dimemag.com Jul 13
    “I said I wouldn’t get emotional, but I just love it here…Why walk away from something so perfect?” @ATLHawks‘ #24 pic.twitter.com/ZaGJQ8MCya — FOX Sports Southeast (@FOXSportsSE) July 13, 2016 Kent Bazemore is a shining example of how an athlete gettin…
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  • Al Horford Staunchly Refutes Reports About Leaving The Hawks Be…

    Al Horford Staunchly Refutes Reports About Leaving The Hawks Because Of Dwight Howard

    dimemag.com Jul 12
    Getty Image Al Horford is a Boston Celtic now, and his acquisition will go down as one that’s no worse than second best in a summer that saw Kevin Durant’s defection to the Golden State Warriors. On his way out the door from the Atlanta Hawks, there wer…
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  • ‘D-12’ Is Dead As Dwight Howard Is Changing His Number When Sui…

    ‘D-12’ Is Dead As Dwight Howard Is Changing His Number When Suiting Up For The Hawks

    dimemag.com Jul 11
    Getty Image Dwight Howard has the nickname D-12, because his first name starts with the letter ‘D’ and he wears the number 12 on his basketball uniform. That’s not exactly the most creative nickname and one I would assume is fake if not for assurances f…
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  • Al Horford Just Tweeted His Decision To Sign With The Celtics

    Al Horford Just Tweeted His Decision To Sign With The Celtics

    dimemag.com Jul 2
    USA TODAY Sports The Boston Celtics got their man. Might another be joining him? Despite the most recent momentum suggesting that Al Horford was leaning toward returning to the Atlanta Hawks, basketball’s marquee free agent big man announced his intenti…
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  • Marvin Williams Reportedly Rebuffed Bigger Offers To Re-Sign Wi…

    Marvin Williams Reportedly Rebuffed Bigger Offers To Re-Sign With The Hornets

    dimemag.com Jul 2
    USA TODAY Sports Many think of Marvin Williams as the guy the Hawks drafted ahead of Chris Paul in 2005, but the former North Carolina wing who went No. 2 overall in that draft has carved out a nice niche for himself in the NBA as a 3&D guy who does…
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  • Kent Bazemore Allegedly Turned Down More From The Lakers And Ro…

    Kent Bazemore Allegedly Turned Down More From The Lakers And Rockets To Re-Sign With The Hawks

    Getty Image When his NBA career started, Kent Bazemore was just a dude on Golden State’s bench who averaged two points per game and was more well-known for his overly-enthusiastic celebrations on the bench than his game. But over the last few years, Baz…
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  • Report: Dwight Howard Has Signed With The Hawks

    Report: Dwight Howard Has Signed With The Hawks

    Per a report from The Vertical’s Shams Charania, Dwight Howard has signed a three-year, $70.5 million deal with his hometown Atlanta Hawks. ESPN reported earlier this afternoon that Howard had a “really, really good” meeting with the Hawks, and had deci…
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  • Paul Millsap Has Some Smart Advice For All Those NBA Stars Set …

    Paul Millsap Has Some Smart Advice For All Those NBA Stars Set To Hit Free Agency

    dimemag.com Jun 30
    Martin Rickman, Uproxx NEW YORK – Paul Millsap just lost in pop-a-shot, and he isn’t thrilled about it. The Hawks star has been busy giving a tour of the NBA Store on 5th Ave., working as a sales associate and trying out various tasks. He greeted visito…
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  • Hawks exercise option on Muscala for 2016-17

    Hawks exercise option on Muscala for 2016-17

    nba.com Jun 29
    The Atlanta Hawks have exercised forward-center Mike Muscala's contract option for the 2016-17 season.
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  • The Hawks And Celtics Reportedly Get The First Crack At Wooing …

    The Hawks And Celtics Reportedly Get The First Crack At Wooing Dwight Howard In Free Agency

    dimemag.com Jun 29
    Getty Image Dwight Howard may have left the Rockets on less-than-stellar terms (much like the Lakers and the Magic), but he’s still one of the best defensive centers in the game, and at 30 years old has considerable value. That’s why he opted out of the…
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  • Hawks' Budenholzer not guilty in DUI case

    Hawks' Budenholzer not guilty in DUI case

    nba.com Jun 27
    Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has been found not guilty of DUI charges.
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  • Report: Pacers, Jazz swap point guards while Hawks get No. 12 p…

    Report: Pacers, Jazz swap point guards while Hawks get No. 12 pick

    The Pacers traded one Indianapolis native for another Wednesday, sending George Hill to Utah and acquiring Jeff Teague in a point guard swap that also includes Atlanta.
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  • Jeff Teague says he played this season with a bad knee injury

    Jeff Teague says he played this season with a bad knee injury

    The Atlanta Hawks face a major decision this summer at point guard, where they have two fairly effective players who would start at the position for many NBA teams. Both 27-year-old Jeff Teague and 22-year-old Dennis Schröder are set to become free agen…
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  • Danny Ferry returns to the NBA as an adviser with New Orleans

    Danny Ferry returns to the NBA as an adviser with New Orleans

    yahoo.com Jun 8
    Former Atlanta Hawks president Danny Ferry, a year removed from being let go by that franchise and two years removed from a scandal surrounding his free agent courtship of Luol Deng, has been hired as an adviser to New Orleans Pelicans general manager D…
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  • Video - Westbrook, Thunder Topple Hawks 01:04

    Westbrook, Thunder Topple Hawks

    Mar 20
    Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
  • Video - Birdmen 01:40

    Birdmen

    Mar 18
    The Unexpected Virtue of Being Ignored
  • Video - Shorthanded Warriors Rout Hawks 01:57

    Shorthanded Warriors Rout Hawks

    Mar 18
    Highlight Of The Night: Playing without Klay Thompson, the Warriors improved to 31-2 at home with a 114-95 victory over the Hawks.
  • Video - Iguodala Slams A One-Hand Dunk 00:36

    Iguodala Slams A One-Hand Dunk

    Mar 18
    Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala led a fast break and dropped a crushing one-handed dunk.