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Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young (11) handles the ball as Minnesota Timberwolves' Jaylen Nowell (4) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Young scores 43, Capela nets triple-double in Hawks' win

Jan. 22, 2021 11:02 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trae Young scored a season-high 43 points, Clint Capela had 13 points, 19 rebounds and 10 blocks, and the Atlanta Hawks topped the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-98 on Friday night. Young scored 25 points in the first half as the Hawks took a 19-point lead at halftime. He reached 40 points...

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) shoots as Detroit Pistons guard Derrick Rose (25) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Young has 38, Collins adds 31 as Hawks beat Pistons in OT

Jan. 20, 2021 11:10 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 38 points, John Collins had 31 and the Atlanta Hawks rallied to beat Jerami Grant and the Detroit Pistons 123-115 in overtime on Wednesday night. Grant had a career-high 32 points, including all of Detroit’s nine points in overtime, to continue his hot start to the...

Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield, left, drives against Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. The Trail Blazers won 132-126. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Blazers guard CJ McCollum has fracture in left foot

Jan. 19, 2021 6:42 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In the midst of one of his best seasons, Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum has suffered a hairline fracture in his left foot. McCollum will wear a walking boot and be evaluated in four weeks. McCollum was averaging a career-best 26.7 points, as well as five assists, per game when he...

Atlanta Hawks forward De'Andre Hunter (12) goes up for a shot as center Naz Reid (11) and Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jarred Vanderbilt (8) defend in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

Capela, Hunter propel Hawks past Timberwolves; MLK honored

Jan. 18, 2021 6:19 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Clint Capela had 23 points and 15 rebounds, De'Andre Hunter scored 25 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-97 on Monday. The Hawks, wearing black, tan and white uniforms with “MLK” sewn across the chest to commemorate the national holiday honoring slain...

Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela, center, shoots between Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, left, and guard CJ McCollum, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Lillard helps Blazers rally for a 112-106 win over Hawks

Jan. 17, 2021 1:30 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 36 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rebounded from a first-half deficit to beat the Atlanta Hawks 112-106 on Saturday night. Enes Kanter added 12 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks for the Blazers, who have won five of their last six. Guard CJ McCollum...

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) lays the ball up as Atlanta Hawks forward Solomon Hill (18) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Mitchell scores 26, Jazz use 21-0 run to beat Hawks 116-92

Jan. 16, 2021 1:49 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Trae Young was surrounded wherever he went, while Donovan Mitchell found himself alone on the perimeter time and time again. Mitchell made six 3-pointers on his way to 26 points and the Utah Jazz used a 21-0 run in the second half to power past the Atlanta Hawks 116-92 on Friday night...

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) drives against Philadelphia 76ers center Dwight Howard (39) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Young's 26 points lead Hawks past short-handed 76ers, 112-94

Jan. 11, 2021 10:29 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 26 points, including the first three baskets of Atlanta's dominant start to the second half, and the Hawks beat the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers 112-94 on Monday night. De'Andre Hunter and Brandon Goodwin had 15 points as the Hawks snapped a four-game losing streak....

Charlotte Hornets forward Gordon Hayward (20) is fouled by Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Hayward's career-high 44 lead Hornets power Hawks, 102-94

Jan. 6, 2021 10:50 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Gordon Hayward scored a career-high 44 points and the Charlotte Hornets recovered after trailing for the first time in the fourth quarter and beat the Atlanta Hawks 102-94 on Wednesday night. The Hornets led by double figures most of the game before Atlanta claimed its first lead, at 86-85,...

New York Knicks guard Austin Rivers (8) drives against Atlanta Hawks guard Brandon Goodwin (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Randle scores 28, Rivers' 3 helps Knicks beat Hawks 113-108

Jan. 4, 2021 11:19 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Julius Randle scored 28 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, Austin Rivers hit a huge 3-pointer and the New York Knicks kept up their strong start with a 113-108 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. The Knicks capped a four-game road trip with their third win, improving to 4-3 under...

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) drives past Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)

Sexton, Drummond pace Cavs' rally in win over Hawks

Jan. 2, 2021 11:14 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 27 points, Andre Drummond had 12 points and 11 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers wiped out a 15-point deficit in the third quarter and beat the Atlanta Hawks 96-91 on Saturday night. The Cavs' keys to the game defensively were to prevent Atlanta from spending the...