Tag: Atlanta Hawks

Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks, seen here driving the lane against the New York Knicks, before his ankle injury. (Image: Wendell Cruz/USA Today Sports)

Injury Report: Trae Young Out with Grade 2 Sprained Ankle

The Atlanta Hawks unleashed a collective sigh of relief after they learned their leading scorer will only miss a couple of games. Trae Young suffered an ankle injury, which looked a lot worse when it happened, in a game in which the New York Knicks defeated the Hawks in an […]

Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies defends Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks in a heads-up battle between two of the top young guards in the NBA. (Image: Dale Zanine/USA Today Sports)

NBA Weekend Betting Preview: Grizzlies/Knicks, Hawks/Hornets, Heat/Blazers

With fewer than 20 games remaining in the 70-game NBA schedule, numerous bubble teams are in must-win situations this weekend, including the New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Memphis Grizzlies, Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors, San Antonio Spurs, New Orleans Pelicans, and Golden State Warriors. Plus, the Charlotte Hornets and Atlanta Hawks […]

LaMelo Ball and the Charlotte Hornets are a sleeper pick to win the Southeast Division. (Image: Neil Redmond/USA Today Sports)

Struggling Miami Heat Still Favorites to Win Worst Division in NBA

The NBA Southeast has become the worst division in the league, with all five members below .500. The Charlotte Hornets (13-15) sit in first place in the Southeast, but the third-place Miami Heat (11-15) are the favorites to win the division at -152 odds via DraftKings. Jimmy Butler and the […]

Miami Heat guard Jimmy Butler (left) and Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young during a game at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA.  (Image: Todd Kirkland/Getty)

Hotlanta: Trae Young Erupts for Career-High 50 Points (VIDEO)

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young became the fourth-youngest player to score 50 points in an NBA game when he put on an explosive performance in a 129-124 victory over the Miami Heat. The 50 points marks a career high for Young, who is only in his second NBA season. Young […]

Houston Rockets All-Star James Harden dazzling fans with a 60-point performance in Houston. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Rockets Nuke Hawks, James Harden Drops 60 in 47-Point Blowout

The Atlanta Hawks (4-16) were smoked by the Houston Rockets (13-6) from the opening tip off all the way to the game-ending buzzer. James Harden dropped 60 points for the Rockets in a 158-111 decimation of the Hawks. The Hawks were on the second night of back-to-back road games. They […]

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young drives by Indiana Pacers point guard Malcolm Brogdon during an overtime loss in Indianapolis. (Image: Trevor Ruszkowski/USA Today Sports)

Trae Young Ties Career-High with 49 Points in OT Loss (Video)

Atlanta Hawks’ second-year guard, Trae Young, lit up the Indiana Pacers for 49 points, but the Pacers held off Young and the Hawks in overtime to secure a 105-104 victory. The Hawks lost again, and their skid reached nine games in a row. Young set a season-high, and tied a […]

The Denver Nuggets struggled to guard the red-hot Trae Young from the Atlanta Hawks. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Trae Young Drops Season-High 42 Points Against Nuggets (Video)

The Atlanta Hawks budding sophomore superstar is at it again. Trae Young scored a season-high 42 points for the Hawks during a 125-121 victory over the Denver Nuggets (7-3) in Denver. Trae Young drilled eight, three-pointers, and finished with 42 points, 11 assists and three rebounds. He outscored the combination […]

Miami Heat guard Jimmy Butler drives to the basketball in a preseason game against the Atlanta Hawks. (Image: AP)

NBA Southeast Preview: Miami Heat the Best of a Sorry Bunch

Upon closer look at this year’s NBA Southeast preview and you will see that aside from the Miami Heat and Orlando Magic, there’s lots of young talent but no major threats to challenge the status quo in the Eastern Conference. Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat are -125 favorites to […]

Ex-Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony and ex-Nets Vince Carter playing at the Meadowlands in New Jersey in 2005-06. (Image: Ron Antonelli/NY Daily News)

Everyone Loves Vince Carter, Melo Blackballed?

Vince Carter, an 8-time All Star and former NBA Rookie of the Year from 1999, will be suiting up for one final season in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks. Carmelo ‘Melo’ Anthony, who still thinks he has plenty of gas left in his tank, is still looking for an […]