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Bucks, Hawks to play two preseason games in Abu Dhabi

May. 10, 2022 03:33 AM EDT

The Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks will have two preseason matchups at Abu Dhabi in October, marking the NBA’s first games in the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Gulf. The two exhibitions will take place Oct. 6 and Oct. 8 at Etihad Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The NBA...

Hawks owner Ressler says team won't stand pat this offseason

May. 05, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks principal owner Tony Ressler says the team won't repeat the mistake of complacency he says set the stage for this season's disappointing first-round exit from the playoffs. Ressler says the Hawks won't stand pat this offseason — even if that means...

Butler, Morris, Heat fined by NBA for actions in Hawks game

Apr. 28, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA fined two Miami Heat players and the team itself a total of $55,000 on Thursday, over two incidents in the team's series-clinching win earlier this week against the Atlanta Hawks. Markieff Morris was fined $25,000 for interfering with live game play while on...

After surprising playoff run, Hawks take a big step backward

Apr. 27, 2022 15:05 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks fought hard just to make the playoffs. They battled to the very last second against the top-seeded team in the East. But in the end, there's only one word to describe this season. Disappointing. Coming...

Oladipo helps deliver clincher for Heat, who move to Round 2

Apr. 27, 2022 01:50 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — It was about a year ago. Victor Oladipo was sitting alone in a dark room. The realization that he needed a second surgery on his right leg was settling in. Frustration, fear, sadness and anger just came pouring out of him. He broke down. “I was at the...

Heat hold off Hawks 97-94, reach Eastern semifinals

Apr. 26, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — If one play could tell the story of a five-game series, consider this one: Trae Young's final shot from the field was a corner 3-point try that he rushed because he knew a defender was coming his way. The shot bounced off the side of the backboard. Take...

Pelicans defying playoff odds, while Heat look to advance

Apr. 25, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

New Orleans is defying all the odds. The Pelicans are the first team in 46 years to finish a season 10 or more games under .500, then go on to win at least two playoff games — and that doesn't even count the two play-in game victories just to officially reach the postseason. ...

Butler has 36 points as Heat overwhelm Young, Hawks, 110-86

Apr. 24, 2022 23:12 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Miami used team defense to smother Atlanta's Trae Young and then leaned on Jimmy Butler to take the scoring lead. Butler scored 13 of his 36 points in a dominant second quarter and the Heat beat the Hawks 110-86 while again shutting down Young on Sunday night to take...

Heat's Lowry ruled out against Hawks with hamstring injury

Apr. 24, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Miami Heat point guard Kyle Lowry has been ruled out of Game 4 on Sunday night against the Atlanta Hawks because of a left hamstring strain. Lowry was injured in the third quarter Friday night in a 111-110 loss to the Hawks and did not play in the fourth quarter. ...

Young gets big assist from 3 guys off the Hawks' bench

Apr. 23, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young is the unquestioned leader of the Atlanta Hawks. Those three guys coming off the bench aren't too shabby, either. Young hit the winning shot in Game 3 as Atlanta rallied from a 16-point deficit to beat top-seeded Miami 110-110, slicing the...