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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...

Hawks' G Bogdanovic undergoes offseason knee surgery

Jun. 14, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Bogdan Bogdanovic is recovering from surgery on his right patella tendon after being hampered by knee inflammation this past season. The Hawks announced Tuesday that Bogdanovic is expected to make a full recovery before the start of the 2022-23...

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...