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Atlanta Hawks forward De'Andre Hunter (12) goes up for a shot as center Naz Reid (11) and Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jarred Vanderbilt (8) defend in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

Capela, Hunter propel Hawks past Timberwolves; MLK honored

Jan. 18, 2021 6:19 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Clint Capela had 23 points and 15 rebounds, De'Andre Hunter scored 25 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-97 on Monday. The Hawks, wearing black, tan and white uniforms with “MLK” sewn across the chest to commemorate the national holiday honoring slain...

Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela, center, shoots between Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, left, and guard CJ McCollum, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Lillard helps Blazers rally for a 112-106 win over Hawks

Jan. 17, 2021 1:30 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 36 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rebounded from a first-half deficit to beat the Atlanta Hawks 112-106 on Saturday night. Enes Kanter added 12 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks for the Blazers, who have won five of their last six. Guard CJ McCollum...

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) lays the ball up as Atlanta Hawks forward Solomon Hill (18) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Mitchell scores 26, Jazz use 21-0 run to beat Hawks 116-92

Jan. 16, 2021 1:49 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Trae Young was surrounded wherever he went, while Donovan Mitchell found himself alone on the perimeter time and time again. Mitchell made six 3-pointers on his way to 26 points and the Utah Jazz used a 21-0 run in the second half to power past the Atlanta Hawks 116-92 on Friday night...

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) drives against Philadelphia 76ers center Dwight Howard (39) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Young's 26 points lead Hawks past short-handed 76ers, 112-94

Jan. 11, 2021 10:29 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 26 points, including the first three baskets of Atlanta's dominant start to the second half, and the Hawks beat the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers 112-94 on Monday night. De'Andre Hunter and Brandon Goodwin had 15 points as the Hawks snapped a four-game losing streak....

Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela (15) fouls Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball (2) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Jacob Kupferman)

LaMelo Ball becomes youngest NBA player with triple-double

Jan. 10, 2021 9:03 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball isn't wasting any time making an impact in the NBA. The rookie point guard became the youngest player in league history to record a triple-double, with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists on Saturday night, helping the Charlotte Hornets beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-105...

Charlotte Hornets forward Gordon Hayward (20) is fouled by Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Hayward's career-high 44 lead Hornets power Hawks, 102-94

Jan. 6, 2021 10:50 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Gordon Hayward scored a career-high 44 points and the Charlotte Hornets recovered after trailing for the first time in the fourth quarter and beat the Atlanta Hawks 102-94 on Wednesday night. The Hornets led by double figures most of the game before Atlanta claimed its first lead, at 86-85,...

Atlanta Hawks guard Rajon Rondo (7) drives to the basket between Memphis Grizzlies center Gorgui Dieng (14) and guards De'Anthony Melton (0), Ja Morant (12) and Desmond Bane (22) in the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Hawks' Rondo to miss at least 3 more games with knee injury

Jan. 5, 2021 7:58 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Rajon Rondo will miss at least three more games because of right knee soreness. Rondo sat the last three games for the Hawks, though he was medically cleared for Monday night's loss to the New York Knicks. He did not get on the court, leaving Brandon Goodwin to again...

New York Knicks guard Austin Rivers (8) drives against Atlanta Hawks guard Brandon Goodwin (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Randle scores 28, Rivers' 3 helps Knicks beat Hawks 113-108

Jan. 4, 2021 11:19 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Julius Randle scored 28 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, Austin Rivers hit a huge 3-pointer and the New York Knicks kept up their strong start with a 113-108 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. The Knicks capped a four-game road trip with their third win, improving to 4-3 under...

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) drives past Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)

Sexton, Drummond pace Cavs' rally in win over Hawks

Jan. 2, 2021 11:14 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 27 points, Andre Drummond had 12 points and 11 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers wiped out a 15-point deficit in the third quarter and beat the Atlanta Hawks 96-91 on Saturday night. The Cavs' keys to the game defensively were to prevent Atlanta from spending the...

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) shoots over Brooklyn Nets guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Hunter, Young lead Hawks to 114-96 win over Nets

Jan. 1, 2021 11:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are among the NBA’s youngest, most exciting, and highest-scoring teams. Turns out they are pretty adept at learning lessons, too. Two nights after blowing a fourth quarter lead to Brooklyn, the Hawks maintained their discipline and focus in defeating the Nets 114-96...