NEW YORK (AP) — With Dallas' Luka Doncic and Atlanta's Trae Young leading the way, the top five NBA draft picks from 2018 have been selected as the top five NBA rookies this season.
ATLANTA (AP) — No team has more riding on next week's NBA draft lottery than the Atlanta Hawks.
If the pingpong balls fall Atlanta's way, the Hawks could be the only team to end up with two...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks made a modest improvement in the standings this season, finishing with 29 wins, up from 24 the previous year.
Bucks beat Hawks 115-107 for 60th win
MILWAUKEE (AP) — 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...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo is in a perfect position to put the Bucks' 60-win season in perspective.
Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and Khris Middleton added 21 to send Milwaukee...
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BOTTOM LINE: Orlando hosts Atlanta aiming to extend its six-game home winning streak.
The Magic are 8-6 against division opponents. Orlando is 5-6 in...
Young, Collins help Hawks beat Sixers again
ATLANTA (AP) — J.J. Redick is glad the Philadelphia 76ers won't have to face the Atlanta Hawks in the playoffs.
"They have a great offense, there's a lot of movement, they space the floor...
Atlanta faces Philadelphia in conference battle
Philadelphia 76ers (49-28, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (28-50, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Spurs host the Hawks in cross-conference matchup
Atlanta Hawks (28-49, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (44-33, seventh in the Western Conference)
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young wanted the ball with the game on the line for the Atlanta Hawks.
Forget about that shooting trouble. The rookie star made the most of another...
Atlanta takes on Eastern Conference-leader Milwaukee
Milwaukee Bucks (57-19, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (27-49, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Lillard, Aminu pace Portland’s blowout win over Hawks
ATLANTA (AP) — Damian Lillard says the Portland Trail Blazers are making the best of a tough situation after CJ McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic went down with injuries.
ATLANTA (AP) — 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.
Portland faces Atlanta on 5-game win streak
Portland Trail Blazers (47-27, third in the Western Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (27-48, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks are coming together at the end of what's been a challenging season.
Young, a rookie point guard, had 33 points and 12 assists for his 24th...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luka Doncic had a triple-double, Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-best 21 points in a rare start and the Dallas Mavericks capitalized on Stephen Curry's absence to beat the...
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young wants to be known as a player his Atlanta teammates can look to when the game is on the line.
The rookie made the most of his chance to be that go-to...
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Hot-shooting Oklahoma beats Ole Miss 95-72 in NCAAs
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nine days off, a few good practices and shootarounds, and suddenly Oklahoma looks like a new team.
The ninth-seeded Sooners used a balanced attack, with four players...
Young has 23 points as Hawks stop streaking Jazz 117-114
ATLANTA (AP) — There is a four-way tie for fifth place in the Western Conference.
Utah can blame a fourth-quarter fade against Atlanta for being part of the logjam.
Harden, Capela lead Rockets to easy win over Hawks
ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Paul wasn't concerned that Houston would keep struggling to hit shots.
"In the first half we weren't making anything," he said. "We looked, and it was tied up and we...
Vucevic leads Magic over Hawks 101-91
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It might have been a little easier for the Orlando Magic on Sunday night if they could have made their shots.
Still, they got by with a big start from Nikola Vucevic to...
BOSTON (AP) — 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.
Collins too much for Grizzlies in Hawks’ lopsided win
ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins knew the Memphis Grizzlies didn't want to play a fast-paced game, so the Atlanta Hawks needed to keep pushing the ball up the floor,
ATLANTA (AP) — Kevin Huerter proved the Atlanta Hawks have more than one rookie capable of taking over a game with his shooting.
Perhaps most encouraging to the rebuilding Hawks' future was...
Nets hold off Hawks 114-112 for 3rd straight win
ATLANTA (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie didn't care that the Brooklyn Nets gave an ugly performance. They still escaped Atlanta with a victory.
"Honestly, we just got enough stops, just barely...
Len scores 28, Hawks hold on to beat Bulls 123-118
CHICAGO (AP) — Trae Young was on his way to another big outing before he got thrown out of the game.
That left the Atlanta Hawks without one more important player.
Hawks’ Trae Young ejected from game against Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young has been ejected against the Chicago Bulls.
Young pulled up for a 3 early in the third quarter to make it 78-62, then stared at Kris Dunn with...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Chicago Bulls are playing their best basketball of the season at a time many might have thought the focus would be shifting to the NBA draft lottery.
Young, Collins emerging as strong base for Hawks’ future
ATLANTA (AP) — 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...
Young, Collins power Hawks past Timberwolves, 131-123 in OT
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young and John Collins showed a glimpse of the Atlanta Hawks' long-range plan.
In the process, they helped make it more difficult for Minnesota to realize its playoff...
Harden’s streak of 30-point games ends in win over Hawks
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 28 points, ending his 32-game streak with at least 30, and the Houston Rockets beat the Atlanta Hawks 119-111 on Monday night.
Harden’s 30-point streak ends as Rockets beat Hawks 119-111
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden isn't exactly lamenting the end of his impressive scoring run.
Harden had 28 points, snapping his 32-game streak with at least 30 while the Houston Rockets beat...
Young, Bazemore lead Hawks past Suns 120-112
ATLANTA (AP) — Taurean Prince sensed before Saturday's game that the Atlanta Hawks had learned from their mistakes in the closing seconds the night before.
The Latest: US tops World in Rising Stars game, 161-144
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local):
Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 35 points, Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics added 30 and the U.S. beat the World team 161-144 in the Rising Stars game for first- and second-year players at All-Star Weekend.
Trae Young leads Hawks past LeBron James, Lakers 117-113
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young knew he'd have to carry a heavy load, and that was OK with him.
The rookie was pumped to face LeBron James.
Young had 22 points and 14 assists, John Collins also scored 22 points despite foul trouble, and the Atlanta Hawks defeated James and the Los Angeles Lakers 117-113 on Tuesday night.
Collins, Young lift Hawks past Suns, 118-112
PHOENIX (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks were in a touchy situation in the final minutes against the ever-struggling Phoenix Suns.
Then their two best young players pulled them out of danger.
John Collins matched his career high with 35 points and fell one shy of his career best with 16 rebounds, and the Hawks handed the Suns their 10th straight loss, 118-112 on Saturday night.
Trae Young scored 17 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, when the Hawks pulled away.
Simmons, Mitchell, Doncic headline Rising Stars game
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Philadelphia's Ben Simmons, Utah's Donovan Mitchell and Dallas' Luka Doncic were among the 20 players announced Tuesday as participants in this year's Rising Stars game at All-Star weekend.
Simmons is the reigning rookie of the year, and Doncic is the favorite to win that award this season.
For the fifth straight year, the game that features rookies and second-year players will use a U.S. vs. World format.
Hawks beat Clippers 123-118 for 1st time since 2016
LOS ANGELES (AP) — These young Atlanta Hawks are growing up over halfway through the season.
Trae Young scored 26 points, John Collins added 22 and they beat the Los Angeles Clippers 123-118 on Monday night for the first time in nearly three years.
Atlanta had lost five in a row to the Clippers dating to March 5, 2016. The Hawks earned their first win against a Pacific Division opponent this season after dropping their first five.
McCollum has triple-double, Trail Blazers beat Hawks 120-111
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With the Trail Blazers playing without All-Star guard Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum reminded everybody just how good Portland's other guard are.
McCollum had 28 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his first career triple-double, leading the Trail Blazers to a 120-111 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night.
"CJ was terrific, maybe his best all-around game of the year," Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts said.
Collins scores 35 as Hawks beat Bulls 121-101
CHICAGO (AP) — John Collins was on the move for the Atlanta Hawks, all night long. He cut along the baseline for layups and dunks. He stepped out for 3-pointers.
The Chicago Bulls just kept losing track of him.
Collins scored a career-high 35 points, Trae Young had 12 assists and the Hawks beat the Bulls 121-101 on Wednesday.
"It's a big part of my game, moving without the basketball," Collins said. "And like I said, I have unselfish guys on my team that are able to find me."
Young wins point guard battle, Hawks top Thunder 142-126
ATLANTA (AP) — Just when it seemed Dennis Schroder would enjoy a triumphant return to Atlanta, his successor as the Hawks' starting point guard had a winning answer.
Trae Young had 24 points and 11 assists to win the showdown of current and past Atlanta point guards, leading the Hawks over the Oklahoma City Thunder 142-126 on Tuesday night.
"Tonight the shots just kept falling," said Young, who had four 3-pointers. "When you see the ball go in like we did tonight, I think it just keeps rolling."