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Young, Collins power Hawks past Pistons 122-104

Oct. 25, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

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. 21. ...

Mobley has double-double, Cavs beat Hawks 101-95 for 1st win

Oct. 23, 2021 21:44 PM EDT

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. Ricky Rubio had 23 points and eight assists, and...

Young, Hawks open season with 113-87 rout of Mavericks

Oct. 21, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

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. Cam...

Hawks' expectations soaring after Young-led playoff run

Oct. 12, 2021 10:06 AM EDT

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. “We obviously want to be...

Grizzlies waive Rajon Rondo less than 2 weeks after trade

Aug. 28, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have waived veteran guard Rajon Rondo. The Grizzlies announced the move Saturday after acquiring Rondo on Aug. 16 in a deal that sent guard Eric Bledsoe to the Los Angeles Clippers for Rondo, Patrick Beverly and center Daniel...

Clippers trade Beverley, Rondo to Memphis for Eric Bledsoe

Aug. 16, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Clippers have brought back guard Eric Bledsoe to the team where he started his NBA career. A trade with the Memphis Grizzlies announced Monday sends Bledsoe to the Clippers for guards Patrick Beverley and Rajon Rondo and center Daniel Oturu. Bledsoe spent...

Hawks add Dieng to bolster depth while Okongwu recovers

Aug. 09, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks suddenly had a hole in their frontcourt when young center Onyeka Okongwu underwent shoulder surgery. Enter Gorgui Dieng. Coming off a surprising run to the Eastern Conference finals and with strong hopes for next...

Kings acquire Thompson in 3-team trade with Celtics, Hawks

Aug. 07, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

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. The Kings traded guard Delon Wright to Atlanta. The Hawks sent guard Kris Dunn,...