Hawks set to draft more youth to group led by Young, Collins

Basketball 04/11/19, 14:11

The Atlanta Hawks made a modest improvement in the standings this season, finishing with 29 wins, up from 24 the previous year.John Collins sees a far more dramatic improvement in the Hawks' outlook."Completely different," Collins said Wednesday night after closing the season with a career-high 25 rebounds and 20 points. ...

Sumner’s 3 last-second free throws lift Pacers past Hawks

Basketball 04/10/19, 21:55

Edmond Sumner sank three free throws with three-tenths of a second remaining, lifting the playoff-bound Indiana Pacers over the Atlanta Hawks 135-134 Wednesday night.Taurean Prince's 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds remaining gave Atlanta the lead, but DeAndre Bembry's foul on Sumner's last-second 3-point attempt changed the game.TJ Leaf set career highs ...

Bucks beat Hawks 115-107 for 60th win

Basketball 04/07/19, 21:22

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and Khris Middleton added 21 to send Milwaukee to a methodical 115-107 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night, giving the Bucks 60 wins in a season for the first time since 1981.The Bucks, who have clinched the best record in the Eastern Conference, ...

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks to 60th win, 115-107 over Hawks

Basketball 04/07/19, 20:49

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and Khris Middleton added 21 to send Milwaukee to a methodical 115-107 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night, giving the Bucks 60 wins in a season for the first time since 1981.The Bucks, who have clinched the best record in the Eastern Conference, ...

Walker’s big 4th quarter helps Hornets fly past Pelicans

Basketball 04/03/19, 21:54

Kemba Walker scored 21 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter, and the Charlotte Hornets kept alive their slim playoff hopes with a 115-109 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.The Hornets trailed by five in the middle of the fourth when Walker's 3 ignited a 14-6 ...

Young, Collins help Hawks beat Sixers again

Basketball 04/03/19, 21:32

Trae Young had 33 points and 12 assists, John Collins added 25 points, and the Atlanta Hawks beat Philadelphia 130-122 on Wednesday night, handing the playoff-bound 76ers their second straight loss.The Sixers began the night needing one victory and a loss by Boston to secure the No. 3 seed in ...

Young’s buzzer-beating jumper lifts Hawks past Bucks in OT

Basketball 03/31/19, 14:36

Trae Young grabbed a deflected inbounds pass and made a last-second jumper to lift the Atlanta Hawks to a 136-135 overtime win over the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday.Justin Anderson had 24 points and 12 rebounds for Atlanta, and John Collins finished with 23 points and 12 boards. Alex Len ...

Column: NBA losers’ bracket is packed with intriguing teams

Sports 03/29/19, 11:35

The first time they took the court together, Trae Young threw up a lob and, somehow, John Collins knew right where the ball would be.What followed was a thunderous dunk that hardly anybody else saw. It was merely a summer workout, held on Atlanta's practice court shortly after Young was ...

Young records 24th double-double, Hawks top Pelicans 130-120

Basketball 03/26/19, 21:50

Rookie Trae Young had 33 points and 12 assists for his 24th double-double of the season, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the New Orleans Pelicans 130-120 Tuesday night.Young finished 12 of 24 from the field, including 5 of 12 from 3-point range, and had one turnover in 31 minutes.DeAndre' Bembry ...

Harden, Capela lead Rockets to easy win over Hawks

Basketball 03/19/19, 21:10

James Harden had 31 points and 10 assists, Clint Capela added 26 points and 11 rebounds and the Houston Rockets won their third straight game with a 121-105 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.The Rockets have won 12 of 13 and have 10 wins in their last 13 ...

Irving, Celtics survive late charge by Hawks in 129-120 win

Basketball 03/16/19, 15:56

What looked like an easy day for the Boston Celtics turned into a fight to the finish.It's something they've got to clean up heading into the postseason.Kyrie Irving just missed his second straight triple-double with 30 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, Jaylen Brown scored 23 points with a key ...

Collins too much for Grizzlies in Hawks’ lopsided win

Basketball 03/13/19, 21:04

John Collins had 27 points and 12 rebounds, Trae Young added 22 points and the Atlanta Hawks snapped the Memphis Grizzlies' three-game winning streak with 132-111 victory on Wednesday night.It marked the most points that Memphis, the NBA defensive scoring leader, has allowed this season, seven more than it gave ...

Kevin Huerter has 27 points as Hawks top Pelicans 128-116

Basketball 03/10/19, 19:32

Kevin Huerter scored 17 of his 27 points in the second quarter, taking the scoring load from cold-shooting fellow rookie Trae Young, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the New Orleans Pelicans 128-116 on Sunday.John Collins had 23 points and 10 rebounds for Atlanta, which snapped a three-game losing streak. Collins ...

Nets hold off Hawks 114-112 for 3rd straight win

Basketball 03/09/19, 22:17

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 23 points, Jarrett Allen added 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets held off the Atlanta Hawks 114-112 on Saturday night for their third straight win.The Nets moved into a tie for sixth place in the Eastern Conference despite missing a staggering 21 free throws ...

Young, Collins emerging as strong base for Hawks’ future

Basketball 02/28/19, 17:32

Looking across the Atlanta Hawks' locker room, DeAndre Bembry nodded as he glanced at Trae Young and John Collins."You can obviously tell that's the future," said Bembry, a third-year forward.That future seemed clear to all on Wednesday night. Young and Collins became the NBA's first teammates 21 or younger in ...

Young, Collins power Hawks past Timberwolves, 131-123 in OT

Basketball 02/27/19, 22:33

Trae Young matched the career high he set earlier in the week with 36 points, John Collins had 33 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 131-123 in overtime Wednesday night.Collins scored 18 points in the fourth quarter as Atlanta, which trailed by 13 points late in the third ...

Young, Bazemore lead Hawks past Suns 120-112

Basketball 02/23/19, 21:59

Trae Young and Kent Bazemore each scored 23 points, Taurean Prince added 21 and the Atlanta Hawks extended the Phoenix Suns' franchise-worst losing streak to 17 games with a 120-112 victory Saturday night.John Collins finished with 19 points and 14 rebounds for Atlanta, which snapped a two-game skid to avoid ...

Knicks snap 18-game skid with win over Hawks

Sports 02/14/19, 22:13

Dennis Smith Jr. scored 19 points and the New York Knicks snapped a franchise-worst, 18-game losing streak with a 106-91 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night.The Knicks ended their longest skid within a single season with their first victory since Jan. 4 at the Los Angeles Lakers. New ...

Trae Young leads Hawks past LeBron James, Lakers 117-113

Basketball 02/12/19, 22:25

Rookie Trae Young had 22 points and 14 assists, John Collins also scored 22 points despite foul trouble, and the Atlanta Hawks defeated LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers 117-113 on Tuesday night.The Hawks snapped a three-game losing streak despite a triple-double from James, who had 28 points, 16 ...

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