Latest Nate McMillan News

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...

International big men rule NBA with their all-around skills

Oct. 14, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

Atlanta Hawks coach Nate McMillan believes big men entering the league from other countries thrive because they were taught the fundamentals of the game at a young age. That grasp of the all-around game has helped international big men dominate the NBA. ...

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...

The Latest: Leonard tries to stay 'relevant' during rehab

Sep. 27, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

The latest from NBA media day on Monday (All times EDT) ___ 4:15 p.m. Kawhi Leonard is heading into his third season with the Los Angeles Clippers just trying to get healthy. He’s two months into rehab after...

Van Exel returns to Atlanta Hawks as assistant coach

Aug. 25, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

ATlANTA (AP) — Nick Van Exel has returned to the Atlanta Hawks, joining Nate McMillan's staff as an assistant coach. Van Exel spent the last two years as a scout with the Dallas Mavericks. The Hawks announced his hiring Wednesday, bringing back a former NBA All-Star who...

AP source: John Collins stays with Hawks for 5 years, $125M

Aug. 04, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Power forward John Collins, a key player in Atlanta's unexpected run to the Eastern Conference finals, has agreed to a five-year, $125 million contract to remain with the Hawks, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday. ...

Hawks bolster forward spot by drafting Duke's Jalen Johnson

Jul. 30, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

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...