Latest Atlanta Hawks News

DeMarre Carroll reunites with Budenholzer as Bucks assistant

Aug. 02, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have hired former NBA player DeMarre Carroll and former Utah Jazz assistant coach Vince Legarza as assistant coaches. Carroll will be reunited with Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer after playing for him with the Atlanta Hawks from 2013-15. His...

Pelicans rookie Liddell has reconstructive knee surgery

Jul. 26, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans second-round draft choice E.J. Liddell has had surgery to repair torn knee ligaments, the team said Tuesday. The injury to the 6-foot-6 forward from Ohio State occurred during a Summer League game on July 11 against the Atlanta Hawks in Las...

Hawks request waivers on 2021 second-round draft pick Cooper

Jul. 25, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks requested waivers on guard Sharife Cooper, a 2021 second-round draft pick from Auburn, on Monday. The move came after Cooper averaged 4.4 points and 4.2 assists in five games on Atlanta's Summer League team. After signing a two-way...

Nembhard, Mobley lead Cavs past Hawks 94-90 in Summer League

Jul. 17, 2022 01:09 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — RJ Nembhard Jr. had 16 points and six assists, Isaiah Mobley added 15 points and 10 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Atlanta Hawks 94-90 on Saturday in the NBA Summer League. Mobley, a second-round pick in this year's draft, grabbed six rebounds...

Pelicans 2nd-rounder Liddell diagnosed with torn right ACL

Jul. 12, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans second-round draft choice E.J. Liddell has been diagnosed with torn knee ligaments that will keep him out indefinitely, the club said Tuesday. The injury to the 6-foot-6 forward from Ohio State occurred in the third quarter of a Summer League...

AP source: Hawks trading Kevin Huerter to Sacramento

Jul. 01, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

The Atlanta Hawks are trading Kevin Huerter to the Sacramento Kings for Justin Holiday, Mo Harkless and a future conditional draft pick, according to a person with direct knowledge of the agreement. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity because...

NBA free agency opens Thursday, starting deal-making season

Jun. 29, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

Let the talking begin. The trading, too, and eventually the signing. Free agency officially opens Thursday in the NBA, with teams able to begin negotiating at 6 p.m. Eastern with players who are not under contract — although, in reality, free agency and the slew of offseason...

Hawks pick Duke forward A.J. Griffin at No. 16 in NBA draft

Jun. 24, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Looking to bounce back from a disappointing season, the Atlanta Hawks selected another Duke player in the first round. Now the question: Is A.J. Griffin just the first of several newcomers who will be joining the team for next season. Griffin, a...

Nearly $100K stolen from ex-NBA player Vince Carter’s home

Jun. 22, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Nearly $100,000 in cash was taken in a weekend burglary at the Atlanta home of former NBA player Vince Carter, according to an incident report released Wednesday by Atlanta Police. Two guns and more than $16,000 was recovered later outside the 10,000-square-foot...

Hawks' new GM Fields makes improved defense the top priority

Jun. 20, 2022 14:12 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are emphasizing defensive improvement as they consider offseason changes. Change already has come in the front office, where Landry Fields has been promoted to general manager. Field on Monday continually stressed defense as the...