New York Knicks (10-9, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (11-9, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -4.5; over/under is 217.5
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Trae Young had 31 points and 10 assists to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 132-100 victory Friday night over the Memphis Grizzlies, who lost star point guard Ja Morant to a left knee injury.
Atlanta Hawks (10-9, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (9-9, seventh in the Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ja Morant and Trae Young meet when Memphis hosts Atlanta.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are enjoying their longest winning streak of the season just two weeks after enduring their longest skid.
Trae Young had 31 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds, and the Hawks beat the San Antonio Spurs 124-106 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Atlanta Hawks (9-9, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (4-12, 13th in the Western Conference)
San Antonio; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta will attempt to prolong its five-game win streak with a victory against San Antonio.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 21 of his 30 points in the second half, Clint Capela finished with 10 points and 15 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks closed a perfect five-game homestand with a 113-101 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night.
Oklahoma City Thunder (6-10, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (8-9, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta will try to build upon its four-game win streak with a victory over Oklahoma City.
ATLANTA (AP) — Clint Capela had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Trae Young scored 19 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Charlotte Hornets 115-105 on Saturday night.
Cam Reddish scored 17 points, fellow reserve Danilo Gallinari had 16 and Atlanta won its fourth consecutive game.
Charlotte Hornets (10-7, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (7-9, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -6; over/under is 226
ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins scored 20 points, Cam Reddish and Kevin Huerter had 19 apiece and the Atlanta Hawks won their third straight game with a 110-99 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
Boston Celtics (7-7, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (6-9, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Trae Young leads Atlanta into a matchup against Boston.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young and John Collins each scored 23 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Orlando Magic 129-111 on Monday night for their second straight win.
Clint Capela finished with 20 points and 16 rebounds and Bogdan Bogdanovich added 20 points for Atlanta, which snapped a six-game skid with a 20-point win over defending NBA champion Milwaukee on Sunday.
Orlando Magic (3-10, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (5-9, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -10.5; over/under is 214.5
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks have struggled under the weight of increased expectations.
Finally, they looked like the team that made a surprising playoff run last season.
Young scored a season-best 42 points and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 120-100 on Sunday night in a rematch of struggling teams that met in the Eastern Conference final.
Milwaukee Bucks (6-7, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (4-9, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks visit the Atlanta Hawks.
DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 22 points, 19 rebounds and 10 assists in his return from a one-game suspension, posting his second triple-double of the season to lead the Denver Nuggets to a 105-96 win over the struggling Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.
Atlanta Hawks (4-7, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (7-3, second in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Jazz -7.5; over/under is 221.5
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored an NBA season-high 50 points with nine 3-pointers, 10 assists and seven rebounds, almost single-handedly leading the Golden State Warriors past the Atlanta Hawks 127-113 on Monday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — Frank Kaminsky spent much of the early part of this season buried on the Phoenix Suns bench.
Suddenly, the big man has swapped that role for burying jumpers and dunks.
Devin Booker scored a season-high 38 points, Kaminsky added 16 and the Suns rallied from a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Atlanta Hawks 121-117 on Saturday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 32 points and led the spurt that broke open the game late in the third quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Atlanta Hawks 117-108 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.
After a loss at Washington last week, Atlanta star Trae Young calmly aired some of his frustrations with the way NBA games are being officiated amid a new crackdown on non-basketball moves used to draw contact.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 26 points, Clint Capela had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Washington Wizards 118-111 on Monday night.
Bradley Beal scored 19 of his 24 points in the first half for Washington, which had its three-game win streak halted and lost its fifth in a row at State Farm Arena.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tobias Harris had 22 points and 11 rebounds, Joel Embiid added 19 points and the Philadelphia 76ers routed the Atlanta Hawks 122-94 Saturday night.
Philadelphia carried a 60-36 advantage over the Hawks in the paint while outscoring Atlanta by a 34-14 margin on fast-break points.
NEW YORK (AP) — Trae Young was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Friday for making contact with a referee.
The star guard was penalized for his actions with 6:41 left in the second quarter of Atlanta’s 122-111 loss to Washington on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trae Young paused in the middle of his postgame comments, perhaps wondering if he was going too far — or sensing that he already had.
“I don’t want to get fined too much, but it’s frustrating,” the Atlanta star said.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks are grinding out victories early this season without the offensive rhythm they are confident is still to come.
The defense and rebounding provided by Clint Capela and John Collins are a big reason why.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young had 32 points and nine assists, John Collins scored 22 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Detroit Pistons 122-104 on Monday night.
The Hawks have won 24 of their last 30 home games, including playoff games, dating to Feb.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Evan Mobley collected 17 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots, helping the Cleveland Cavaliers rally for their first win of the season, 101-95 over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Beginning a season of high expectations, the Atlanta Hawks showed they're far more than Trae Young.
He's their unquestioned leader, of course, but a 113-87 rout of the Dallas Mavericks displayed Atlanta's impressive depth.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks agreed Monday to a four-year, $65 million contract extension with guard Kevin Huerter, locking up another important player from the team that made a surprising run to the Eastern Conference final.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks closed out the preseason with their starting five looking sharp.
Coach Nate McMillan wanted a dress rehearsal of sorts with Trae Young, Bogdan Bogdanovich, De’Andre Hunter and John Collins all logging big minutes in the 127-92 victory over the Miami Heat on Thursday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — The expectations have certainly changed in Atlanta.
Long an NBA backwater, the city has embraced a Hawks team with championship aspirations after a stunning run to the Eastern Conference final last season.
There was a play early last season that generated much attention around the NBA. Atlanta’s Trae Young used his speed to dribble past Brooklyn’s Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot. And as Luwawu-Cabarrot tried to catch up, Young slammed on the brakes.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young was back at Madison Square Garden.
Once again, he played the heel.
Atlanta's star guard made a surprise appearance at "WWE Friday Night SmackDown," returning to the arena where he led the Hawks to an NBA playoff victory over the New York Knicks.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Sacramento Kings acquired 10-year veteran center Tristan Thompson from the Boston Celtics on Saturday as part of a three-team trade that also involved the Atlanta Hawks.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jalen Johnson was entertained by Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks in the playoffs.
Now Johnson says he wants to help Young and the Hawks take the next step to the NBA finals.
The Hawks bolstered their depth by selecting Johnson, a forward from Duke, with the 20th pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks had top scorer Trae Young back in their starting lineup for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night, when Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo sat out again.
ATLANTA (AP) — It has become a familiar holding pattern in the Eastern Conference final.
The wait to see who's going to play.
Nothing has changed with the series headed back to Atlanta for a potentially clinching Game 6 Saturday night between the Hawks and the Milwaukee Bucks.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young will join Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo in sitting out Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals Thursday night due to injuries.
Young, who had been listed as questionable with a bone bruise in his right foot, will miss a second straight game.
ATLANTA (AP) — Lou Williams was on the training table when his coach walked up to deliver some rather startling news.
Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young would not be able to play Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals because of an injury.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks proved they are more than a one-man team.
Now, it's the Milwaukee Bucks who may have to show they can get by without the Greek Freak.
With Trae Young sidelined by an unusual injury, Lou Williams and a host of Hawks stepped up to fill the void, leading Atlanta to a 110-88 rout of the Bucks in Game 4 to even the Eastern Conference finals Tuesday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young will miss the Atlanta Hawks' Game 4 of their Eastern Conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night due to an ankle injury.
An MRI on Monday revealed Young suffered a bone bruise in his right ankle.
ATLANTA (AP) — Finally, Trae Young ran into someone he couldn't beat.
The Atlanta Hawks' playoff star twisted his right ankle in a freak encounter with an official's foot late in the third quarter of Game 3 in the Eastern Conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Khris Middleton showed once again that the Milwaukee Bucks have more than one player capable of taking over a game.
He did it Sunday night at the best possible time.
Middleton scored 20 of his playoff career high-tying 38 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Bucks to a 113-102 victory over the Atlanta Hawks for a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks knew the key to tying the Eastern Conference finals was making sure Trae Young didn’t take over again.
They did all that and more Friday night.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points, Jrue Holiday added 22 and the Bucks blew out the Atlanta Hawks 125-91 in Game 2.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Trae Young and the inexperienced Atlanta Hawks seemingly aren’t feeling the pressure of NBA playoff basketball.
They are loose and confident. The Hawks don't get rattled. They are 4-0 in postseason games decided by three points or less and 6-1 when the margin is seven points or below.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Trae Young remains as poised as ever in hostile environments in his first postseason.
Young scored 48 points, Clint Capela converted a go-ahead putback with 29.8 seconds left and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 116-113 on Wednesday night to open the Eastern Conference finals.
Preview capsule for the Milwaukee-Atlanta Eastern Conference Finals series that starts Wednesday:
No. 3 MILWAUKEE BUCKS (46-26, 8-3) vs. No. 5 ATLANTA HAWKS (41-31, 8-4)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trae Young ripped off his jersey and bounded up the steps to toss his dad the souvenir from the first Game 7 road victory in Hawks history.