Blog about Atlanta’s NBA franchise from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Game thread: Hawks at Mavericks

5:00 pm Oct. 18, 2017

When/where: 8:30 p.m. today, American Airilines Center, Dallas

TV: Fox Sports Southeast

Stream: Fox Sports Go

Radio: 92.9 The Game

Injuries: Hawks—Miles Plumlee (quad) is out. Mavericks—  Seth Curry (leg) is out.

Projected starters: Hawks — Dennis Schroder, Kent Bazemore, Taurean Prince,

Hawks-Grizzlies Game Thread

11:20 am Nov. 27, 2015


8 p.m., FedEx Forum


Hawks (10-7, 4-5 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip); Probable – Kent Bazemore (right ankle sprain), Kyle Korver (ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (ankle

Hornets-Hawks Game Thread

7:08 pm Oct. 30, 2015


8 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (1-1)

Jeff Teague

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Mike Muscala (right ankle sprain), Kyle Korver (right ankle rehabilitation)

Inactives: Muscala, Korver

Hornets (0-1)

Kemba Walker

P.J. Hairston

Nicolas Batum

Marvin Williams

Al Jefferson

Injury report: Out

Budenholzer comments on first two preseason games

11:52 am Oct. 12, 2015

It’s Monday and I’m back at Philips Arena as the Hawks prepare for the exhibition home opener on Wednesday.

Here is what coach Mike Budenholzer said on Saturday about what he has seen in the first

Four Millsap brothers play together in AEBL game

8:07 pm Jul. 29, 2015

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap made an appearance in the Atlanta Entertainment Basketball League Sunday and played with his brothers Elijah, Abraham and John for The Skill Factory. The Millsap brothers teamed with former Hawks

Hawks having trouble holding double-digit leads

9:58 am Apr. 30, 2015

The Hawks have held a double-digit lead in four of the five games of their playoff series with the Nets.

They do hold a 3-2 advantage going into Game 6 of the Eastern Conference first-round series

Game Thread: Hawks need to make it tough on Lopez

6:45 pm Apr. 27, 2015

The Nets made a concerted effort to get their 7-foot center Brook Lopez more touches as the playoff series has progressed. He finished with 22 points on 18 shot attempts in Game 3 Saturday.

In Game 1, Lopez had 17 points on seven attempts. In Game 2, he had 20 points on 15 attempts.

Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said his defensive strategy doesn’t change – no matter who the Nets are trying

Game Thread: Hawks, Teague have limited Williams

2:09 pm Apr. 25, 2015

NEW YORK — The Hawk first-round playoff series against the Nets has shifted to Brooklyn for Games 3 and 4.

In the first two games of the series, the Hawks have done a very good job limiting Nets’ Deron Williams.  The point guard has a combined 15 points, including a two-point Game 2 on just 1 of 7 shooting.

I asked Coach Mike Budenholzer before Game 3 how much of the credit

Game Thread: Hawks still want to push the pace

5:14 pm Apr. 19, 2015

The Hawks want to play fast – in the regular season and now in the playoffs.

Coach Mike Budenholzer was quick to say pace still matters even in the postseason when the importance of each possession  is magnified.

Here is what he said when I asked him about it before Game 1 Sunday: “Our pace is a priority,” Budenholzer said. “As a group, we have to understand how important it is. We