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, ...

Magic use huge 1st half to rout Hawks 149-113 in home finale

Basketball 04/05/19, 20:37

The Orlando Magic used a franchise-record 81 points in the first half to cruise past the Atlanta Hawks 149-113 on Friday night in their regular-season home finale and take another step toward a playoff berth.Nikola Vucevic, Terrence Ross and Evan Fournier scored 25 points each for Orlando, which set a ...

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 ...

Burke scores 25, Mavericks surprise Thunder 106-103

Basketball 03/31/19, 20:02

Trey Burke had 25 points and eight assists, Dwight Powell scored the winning basket on a dunk with 21 seconds left and the Dallas Mavericks, playing without star rookie Luka Doncic, stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 106-103 on Sunday.Jalen Brunson had 18 points, Devin Harris added 15 and Dirk Nowitzki ...

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 ...

Lillard, Aminu pace Portland’s blowout win over Hawks

Basketball 03/29/19, 21:07

Damian Lillard scored 36 points, Al-Farouq Aminu added 17 and 11 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers extended their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 118-98 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.Portland took charge with a 16-0 run in the third quarter that pushed the ...

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 ...

Hawks snap 76ers’ 6-game winning streak, 129-127

Basketball 03/23/19, 21:34

Trae Young scored 32 points, including a last-second, go-ahead floater, to give the Atlanta Hawks a 129-127 win over Philadelphia on Saturday night, ending the 76ers' six-game winning streak.With 3.5 seconds remaining, Young took the inbound pass from Kevin Huerter and dribbled past Jimmy Butler before sinking the short, soft ...

Young’s last-second jumper lifts Hawks past 76ers 129-127

Sports 03/23/19, 21:20

Trae Young scored 32 points, including a last-second, go-ahead floater, to give the Atlanta Hawks a 129-127 win over Philadelphia on Saturday night, ending the 76ers' six-game winning streak.With 3.5 seconds remaining, Young took the inbound pass from Kevin Huerter and dribbled past Jimmy Butler before sinking the short, soft ...

Nuggets beat Wizards 113-108 for fifth straight victory

Basketball 03/21/19, 21:31

Nikola Jokic had 15 points and 11 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the fading Washington Wizards 113-108 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.Paul Millsap, Gary Harris, Jamal Murray and Torrey Craig also added 15 points for the Nuggets, who were playing for the first time since clinching ...

Young has 23 points as Hawks stop streaking Jazz 117-114

Basketball 03/21/19, 21:24

Trae Young scored 23 points, including a go-ahead three-point play, and the Hawks beat Utah 117-114 on Thursday night to end the Jazz's five-game winning streak.Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with 34 points.It was a costly loss. The Jazz entered the game fifth in the Western Conference but only a ...

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 ...

Vucevic leads Magic over Hawks 101-91

Basketball 03/17/19, 19:37

Nikola Vucevic had 27 points and 20 rebounds to lead the Orlando Magic to a 101-91 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night.Aaron Gordon added 22 points and eight rebounds for the Magic, who remained a game behind Miami in the chase for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot. ...

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 ...

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