The National Basketball Association franchise in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the Hawks have played in Atlanta since 1968. Prior to that they played in St. Louis from 1955-1968, where they won the NBA championship in 1958 and in Milwaukee from 1951-1955. From 1946-1951, the team split its time between Moline, Illinois, Rock Island, Illinois, and Davenport, Iowa. Hall Of Famers who have played with the Hawks include Walt Bellamy, Cliff Hagan, Pete Maravich and Bob Pettit. Other franchise notables include Stacey Augmon, Zelmo Beaty, Mookie Blaylock, John Drew, Lou Hudson, Jon Koncak, Christian Laettner, Doc Rivers, Dominique Wilkins and Jason Collier.
Atlanta Hawks still sorting through coaching options
More than a week after getting bounced from the NBA playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks are still trying to figure out who's going to coach them next season.Report: Atlanta Hawks targeting Stan Van Gundy as next head coach
The Atlanta Hawks are seeking to make Stan Van Gundy their next head coach, Yahoo! expert Adrian Wojnarowski reports . According to the report, Hawks general manager Danny Ferry wants Van Gundy to be the successor to Larry Drew in Atlanta. Drew?s contract with the team expires on June 30.Atlanta Hawks May Hire the NBA?s First European Coach
The Atlanta Hawks? search for a new coach has taken them all the way to Europe. According to Yahoo! Sports , the Hawks are considering Ettore Messina as their new bench boss, which would make him the NBA?s first European-born head coach: ?Ettore Messina, the Italian-born coach of CSKA Moscow, is among the top candidates to replace coach Larry Drew. Ferry and Messina have had contact about the ...The Indiana Pacers and Atlanta Hawks prepare to spiritually extend their terrible, no-good series
The Indiana Pacers/Atlanta Hawks first round series has been miserable to watch to an almost absurd degree. The teams have traded bouts of excellent play with swoons on both ends of the floor, pairing terrible timing all along the way ? Continue reading ?Highlighting the Atlanta Hawks' Top Free-Agent Target at Every Position
With the expiration of many high-paying contracts, the Atlanta Hawks will have plenty of cap space to pursue a solid free-agent market in the 2013 offseason. The most notable contract that is set to expire is that of Josh Smith. Smith is currently making $13.2 million per year and is looking for more in his next contract. Do not expect the Hawks to re-sign Smith. He has been a good player for ...Global Franchise Group Partners with the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena
ATLANTA, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Franchise Group, the strategic brand management company, is pleased to announce its partnership with the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. ...Biggest Questions the Atlanta Hawks Must Answer This Offseason
The Atlanta Hawks are not an elite team as they are constructed now. If they want to become a member of the upper echelon of the NBA , they are going to have to make adjustments this offseason. The biggest question facing the Hawks is can they make the proper adjustments to take the next step and become a part of the elite of the Eastern Conference and the NBA? With the expiration of many high ...Indiana Pacers vs. Atlanta Hawks: Postgame Grades and Analysis
In a performance that shifted the momentum of the series, the Atlanta Hawks upended the Indiana Pacers, 102-91, in Game 4 to tie the series 2-2. Josh Smith's 29 points and 11 rebounds spearheaded the Hawks' attack, as he imposed his will in the paint and on the perimeter. He was supported by a hot-shooting night from Kyle Korver, who connected on five triples and notched 19 points. Indiana made ...The Atlanta Hawks? Gone till November
With every season that ends, for the playoff teams at least, we felt it right to take a look ahead. TNT already has the rights to "Gone Fishin'," and because we're sure that someone, somewhere, still likes that Wyclef song, ? Continue reading ?Indiana Pacers vs. Atlanta Hawks: Game 6 Postgame Grades and Analysis
The 2013 NBA playoffs continue to take shape. The Indiana Pacers defeated the Atlanta Hawks by a score of 81-73 in Game 6 of their first-round series. In turn, the Pacers will advance to play the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. So how did it all go down in Atlanta? This was nothing short of an ugly game, as neither team managed to score the ball at a high clip. The Pacers ...
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The Hawks won their Conference 4 out of 5 years between 1957 and 1961 (missing only in 1959).
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