Trae Young gladly accepts roles as new face of the Hawks
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young gladly accepted his role as the new face of the Atlanta Hawks.
He knows he will have to step up his game even more to make the franchise relevant in the...
Hawks show definite signs of hope, but still rebuilding
ATLANTA (AP) — As the Atlanta Hawks head into the third year of a massive overhaul, there are definite signs of hope.
They might even have a shot at the playoffs in the wide-open Eastern...
Hawks promote GM Schlenk to president of basketball ops
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have given general manager Travis Schlenk an extra title: president of basketball operations.
Owner Tony Ressler announced the promotion on Monday, saying he...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have traded Kent Bazemore to the Portland Trail Blazers for Evan Turner is a swap of high-priced players heading into the final year of their...
Reddish looks to make new home with Hawks
ATLANTA (AP) — Cam Reddish is looking forward to playing for the Atlanta Hawks after he was hampered by a groin injury during his one season with Duke.
Hawks land Virginia’s Hunter, Duke’s Reddish in NBA draft
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks pulled off another blockbuster deal on NBA draft night to get the player they wanted.
Then, they landed another with the remnants of last year's big...
After lottery setback, Hawks look to add to young core
ATLANTA (AP) — The NBA draft lottery didn't go their way.
Still, the Atlanta Hawks are poised to take another big step forward in their massive rebuilding job.
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.
Hawks’ anticipation building for crucial NBA draft lottery
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...
Hawks set to draft more youth to group led by Young, Collins
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...
Antetokounmpo leads Bucks to 60th win, 115-107 over Hawks
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...
Orlando faces Atlanta, aims for 7th straight home win
Orlando; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
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)
Young’s buzzer-beating jumper lifts Hawks past Bucks in OT
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.
Column: NBA losers’ bracket is packed with intriguing teams
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...
Doncic records triple-double, Mavericks beat Warriors 126-91
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...
Young’s last-second jumper lifts Hawks past 76ers 129-127
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...
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...
Irving, Celtics survive late charge by Hawks in 129-120 win
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,
Kevin Huerter has 27 points as Hawks top Pelicans 128-116
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...
Markkanen, LaVine help Bulls outlast Hawks 168-161 in 4 OTs
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.