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Young, Collins power Hawks past Pistons 122-104

Oct. 25, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young had 32 points and nine assists, John Collins scored 22 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Detroit Pistons 122-104 on Monday night. The Hawks have won 24 of their last 30 home games, including playoff games, dating to Feb. 21. ...

Hawks agree to 4-year, $65M extension with Kevin Huerter

Oct. 18, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks agreed Monday to a four-year, $65 million contract extension with guard Kevin Huerter, locking up another important player from the team that made a surprising run to the Eastern Conference final. Huerter was the last piece in the Hawks'...

Hawks add Dieng to bolster depth while Okongwu recovers

Aug. 09, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks suddenly had a hole in their frontcourt when young center Onyeka Okongwu underwent shoulder surgery. Enter Gorgui Dieng. Coming off a surprising run to the Eastern Conference finals and with strong hopes for next...

AP source: John Collins stays with Hawks for 5 years, $125M

Aug. 04, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Power forward John Collins, a key player in Atlanta's unexpected run to the Eastern Conference finals, has agreed to a five-year, $125 million contract to remain with the Hawks, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday. ...

Hawks bolster forward spot by drafting Duke's Jalen Johnson

Jul. 30, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jalen Johnson was entertained by Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks in the playoffs. Now Johnson says he wants to help Young and the Hawks take the next step to the NBA finals. The Hawks bolstered their depth by selecting Johnson, a...