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Clint Capela Baptized Julius Randle With The One-Handed Sledgeh…

Clint Capela Baptized Julius Randle With The One-Handed Sledgehammer

dimemag.com Updated Dec 7 (3 days ago)
When Dwight Howard opted to leave Houston and sign with his hometown Hawks in free agency this summer, the Rockets decided to hedge their bets on the young Swiss center Clint Capela. So far, he hasn’t disappointed. Capela has been at or near the top of …
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  • Hawks' Kent Bazemore (sore knee) out at least 2 games

    Hawks' Kent Bazemore (sore knee) out at least 2 games

    nba.com Dec 7 (3 days ago)
    ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Hawks will be without Kent Bazemore for at least two games because of right knee soreness.
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  • Shootaround (Dec. 6): Thompson makes history

    Shootaround (Dec. 6): Thompson makes history

    nba.com Dec 6 (5 days ago)
    Thompson makes history | DeRozan as the next Kobe Bryant | Bulls downplay Rondo suspension | Hawks make a lineup change
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  • Slumping Hawks bench Kyle Korver; Thabo Sefolosha gets start

    Slumping Hawks bench Kyle Korver; Thabo Sefolosha gets start

    nba.com Dec 5 (5 days ago)
    ATLANTA (AP) -- The slumping Atlanta Hawks have benched guard Kyle Korver.
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  • Al Horford Says He ‘Really Considered’ Going To The Rockets In …

    Al Horford Says He ‘Really Considered’ Going To The Rockets In Free Agency

    dimemag.com Dec 5 (6 days ago)
    Getty Image Al Horford was one of the biggest targets for numerous teams during free agency last summer. After taking several meetings, including one with his incumbent Hawks, the All-Star forward ultimately decided to join the Boston Celtics. But it ap…
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  • Jakob Poeltl Threw Down The Hammer With This Poster Dunk On Tim…

    Jakob Poeltl Threw Down The Hammer With This Poster Dunk On Tim Hardaway Jr.

    dimemag.com Dec 3
    The Toronto Raptors had a breezy night on Saturday, dismantling the Atlanta Hawks by the stunning final score of 128-84 to send the visiting team to its ninth loss over a ten-game span. While the game was not competitive in any real way, there was a mom…
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  • Draymond Green blocks 2 Hawks in last minute to seal another Wa…

    Draymond Green blocks 2 Hawks in last minute to seal another Warriors win

    yahoo.com Nov 29
    Draymond Green blocked Dennis Schröder in the final minute on Monday. (Associated Press) Draymond Green’s numbers are down to start the 2016-17 season, but his elite versatility has been no less important to the Golden State Warriors than it was over th…
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  • 'B---h,' please: Dwight Howard challenges Laker fan to fight ov…

    'B---h,' please: Dwight Howard challenges Laker fan to fight over postgame heckle

    Dwight Howard tries to tune out the noise. (AP) To some fans, Dwight Howard’s ill-fated one-season stint with the Los Angeles Lakers might seem like a lifetime ago. Judging by one heckling fan’s commentary after the Lakers’ 109-94 pasting of Howard’s At…
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  • Humphries shatters backboard at Hawks practice

    Humphries shatters backboard at Hawks practice

    nba.com ESPN.com Nov 26
    Hawks reserve Kris Humphries shattered a backboard with a dunk during practice Saturday at Santa Monica (Calif.) High School.
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  • Dwight Howard Credits Rev. Jesse Jackson With Inspiring Him To …

    Dwight Howard Credits Rev. Jesse Jackson With Inspiring Him To Be Better By Helping Others

    dimemag.com Nov 23
    USA Today/Getty As the Atlanta Hawks cool down from their hot start, which even had the Cleveland Cavaliers impressed, they’ve still given us one of the best stories of the season. Dwight Howard’s resurgence as a happier, matured veteran is making us be…
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  • Gucci Mane Enlisted The Hawks For A Very Atlanta Proposal To Hi…

    Gucci Mane Enlisted The Hawks For A Very Atlanta Proposal To His Girlfriend Keyshia Ka’oir

    dimemag.com Nov 22
    The Atlanta Hawks had an awful night at home against the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night, losing 112-94 and going down as much as 31 points to the injury-depleted Pellies. But it was also Gucci Mane night in ATL, and Guwop’s night couldn’t have be…
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  • Anthony Davis Effortlessly Finished This Alley-Oop After Catchi…

    Anthony Davis Effortlessly Finished This Alley-Oop After Catching A Pass With One Hand

    dimemag.com Nov 22
    Here is your periodic reminder than Anthony Davis is absurd. New Orleans is in Atlanta on Tuesday night and spent the first quarter taking it to the Hawks. The team boasted a 34-14 lead at the end of the frame, with the biggest highlight coming when Dav…
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  • Kent Bazemore Couldn’t Help But Laugh When He Saw Dwight Howard…

    Kent Bazemore Couldn’t Help But Laugh When He Saw Dwight Howard’s Mismatch

    Kent Bazemore has been stealing our hearts with his irresistible “Baze Gaze” for some time now, but this is a different animal entirely. On Sunday afternoon during the Hawks-Knicks game at Madison Square Garden, the #BazedGod got the ball at the top of …
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  • Knicks cite 'productive' team meeting after beating Hawks

    Knicks cite 'productive' team meeting after beating Hawks

    ESPN.com Nov 20
    Knicks cite 'productive' team meeting after beating Hawks
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  • Zaza Pachulia unveiled a celebratory dance, and it's Super Vill…

    Zaza Pachulia unveiled a celebratory dance, and it's Super Villainous

    yahoo.com Nov 18
    The Warriors are full of weapons, including Zaza Pachulia, apparently. (Getty Images) Zaza Pachulia isn’t considered the most graceful NBA player. Quite the opposite, really. The Georgian big man has built a reputation as a brutish enforcer during stops…
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  • Dwight Howard Helped Atlanta Foster Kids Attempt Their Own Mann…

    Dwight Howard Helped Atlanta Foster Kids Attempt Their Own Mannequin Challenge

    dimemag.com Nov 18
    Whether you’re buying his latest Mr. Nice Guy routine or not, Dwight Howard is back on top of the world. Returning home to Atlanta is the best thing that could have happened to his career, because the Hawks are 9-2 and have won six games in a row. Even …
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  • Howard (quad contusion) out vs. Bucks

    Howard (quad contusion) out vs. Bucks

    nba.com Nov 16
    ATLANTA (AP) -- Hawks center Dwight Howard is sidelined with a left quad contusion and was not in uniform for Atlanta's game Wednesday night against Milwaukee.
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  • LeBron James Got Put On A Poster By Hawks Forward Mike Muscala

    LeBron James Got Put On A Poster By Hawks Forward Mike Muscala

    dimemag.com Nov 8
    Ouch, but wow! pic.twitter.com/xbinp3n1st — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) November 9, 2016 Mike Muscala isn’t exactly a household name in the NBA world, but the big man for the Atlanta Hawks produced the highlight of his career on Tuesday evening. In the fi…
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  • Lakers' Mozgov misses game (eye) vs. Hawks

    Lakers' Mozgov misses game (eye) vs. Hawks

    nba.com Nov 2
    ATLANTA (AP) -- The Los Angeles Lakers are without injured center Timofey Mozgov for Wednesday night's game against the Atlanta Hawks.
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  • Hawks announce $192.5M renovation of Philips Arena

    Hawks announce $192.5M renovation of Philips Arena

    nba.com Nov 1
    ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Hawks are planning a $192.5 million renovation of Philips Arena, with the city providing the bulk of the funding.
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  • Hawks rip off 24-4 run to put away Wizards in Dwight's debut

    Hawks rip off 24-4 run to put away Wizards in Dwight's debut

    yahoo.com Oct 28
    Through three quarters, the 2016-17 NBA season opener between the Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards was a nip-and-tuck battle, a knock-down drag-out affair featuring 14 ties, 17 lead changes and plenty of dueling runs that left just one point separat…
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  • Thabo Sefolosha Threw Down This Impressive Up-And-Under Dunk Wi…

    Thabo Sefolosha Threw Down This Impressive Up-And-Under Dunk With One Hand

    dimemag.com Oct 27
    Not bad, Thabo Sefolosha. Not bad at all. Atlanta’s pesky guard/forward isn’t exactly revered for his offensive game, but during Thursday night’s game between the Hawks and the Wizards, Sefolosha showed his ability to throw down. Sefolosha jumped a pass…
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  • Dwight Howard’s First Bucket With The Hawks Was This Ferocious …

    Dwight Howard’s First Bucket With The Hawks Was This Ferocious Put Back Slam

    dimemag.com Oct 27
    Stylish first bucket of the season for us: pic.twitter.com/4oClBLBHNx — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) October 27, 2016 This is one heck of a first impression. Dwight Howard made his Atlanta Hawks debut on Thursday night, and his first bucket with the team w…
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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.