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Miami Heat guard Kendrick Nunn (25) passes the ball past Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Keeping fit with no gyms open is a new NBA challenge

Mar. 27, 2020 1:41 PM EDT

Denver’s players, if they're so willing, have the same assignment each day: Go to their phone or tablet, launch an app and view their individualized daily workout plan that was created by the Nuggets’ strength and conditioning staff. For now, it’s the best idea the Nuggets have — as...

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) reacts between Atlanta Hawks guard Brandon Goodwin (0) and forward John Collins (20) after scoring in the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Valanciunas, Morant lead Grizzlies past Hawks, 118-101

Mar. 7, 2020 11:47 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jonas Valanciunas had 27 points and 17 rebounds, rookie Ja Morant added 24 points and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-101 on Saturday night to keep their hold on the final Western Conference playoff spot. Josh Jackson had 17 points, Dillon Brooks and De’Anthony...

Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins (20) dunks past Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura (8), of Japan, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Bradley Beal scores 35 points, Wizards beat Hawks 118-112

Mar. 7, 2020 12:23 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 35 points and the Washington Wizards held off the Atlanta Hawks 118-112 on Friday night. Beal was 13 of 21 from the field, going 7 of 10 from 3-point range. The Wizards were 15 of 31 on 3s and held on despite squandering most of a 19-point fourth quarter lead....

Atlanta Hawks center Damian Jones (30) defends against a shot by Memphis Grizzlies center Gorgui Dieng during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 2, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Dieng leads 9 scorers in double figures, Memphis routs Hawks

Mar. 2, 2020 10:42 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Gorgui Dieng had 17 points and 10 rebounds, leading nine Memphis scorers in double figures, and the Grizzlies pulled away in the second half for a 127-88 win over the cold-shooting Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. Memphis, trying to protect its No. 8 spot in the Western Conference playoff...

Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, left, tries to keep the ball from Atlanta Hawks forward De'Andre Hunter during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Young, Collins lead resurgent Hawks past Trail Blazers

Feb. 29, 2020 11:36 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Coach Lloyd Pierce has always known that part of the Atlanta Hawks' problem shooting 3-pointers is a lack of ball movement. Over the last two games, Pierce has seen a promising turnaround, “It's pretty special now," Pierce said. “Consistency is the key. Can we keep it up? Can...

Atlanta Hawks' Cam Reddish (22) shoots for three points over Brooklyn Nets' Wilson Chandler (21) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Tami Chappell)

Collins, Reddish power Hawks' offense in win over Nets

Feb. 28, 2020 11:15 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have been the NBA's worst 3-point shooters this season, so rookie Cam Reddish was pleased to be a big part of a one-night reprieve. “We've all been putting in a ton of work in practice, extra work on our jump shots and defense," Reddish said, “but to see our...

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid celebrates after a three-point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Sixers' Embiid fined for flipping off Hawk, cursing on air

Feb. 26, 2020 1:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA fined Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid $25,000 on Wednesday, two days after he made an obscene gesture on the court and used profane language during a live television interview. In announcing the fine, the NBA noted that the amount “reflects his multiple prior violations...

Miami Heat guard Duncan Robinson, front right, passes the ball after saving it from going out of bounds as Atlanta Hawks guard Kevin Huerter (3) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Young's career-high 50 points lead Hawks past Heat, 129-124

Feb. 20, 2020 11:22 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young didn't attribute his first 50-point game to confidence gained from his first All-Star start. Belief in himself has never been a problem for the high-scoring guard with a fondness for 30-foot jumpers. Young had a career-high 50 points and the Atlanta Hawks scored the last 10 points...

Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) fights for the ball with Atlanta Hawks center Damian Jones (30) and forward John Collins (20) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)

Gordon, Vucevic lift Magic over Hawks 135-126

Feb. 10, 2020 11:15 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic aren’t built to shoot their way out of slumps, so know they won't have many nights like they did Monday. Aaron Gordon scored 26 points, Nikola Vucevic had 24 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, and the Magic surged past the Atlanta Hawks 135-126. The Magic,...

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) shoots a 3-pointer against Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins (20) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Tatum scores 32, helps Celtics hold off Hawks 112-107

Feb. 7, 2020 11:15 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — As well as the Celtics have played lately, guard Marcus Smart believes they can play even better. Jayson Tatum had seven 3-pointers and scored 32 points to help Boston sneak out of TD Garden with a 112-107 win over struggling Atlanta on Friday night. But with eight of the Celtics' next nine...