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"It is important for our fans to see that our players and our opponents are NBA players and that they will see a fast-paced high energy game," says head coach Noah Gillespie of the NBA G League team.
As first-year Atlanta Hawks forward and six-year NBA veteran Jabari Parker said at the start of Monday’s media day, “It’s a fresh start for me and the team.”
The Atlanta Hawks doubled-down on strong draft picks and a better fan experience. The future is bright.
Thursday's free NBA Draft Party in the newly renovated State Farm Arena showed off a savvier, forward-thinking direction for the Atlanta Hawks, showcasing a fan energy that Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins, who made a scheduled appearance at the party, described as “unbelievable” and “outstanding.”
The Atlanta Hawks will go another year without a playoff run, but this team has shown they're on an upward trend. There are plenty of reasons why basketball fans should be excited about what took place this season and what’s to come.
Atlanta Hawks player Trae Young has been the answer to the Hawks' point guard prayers, and by all accounts would be a shoo-in for this season’s Rookie of the Year award if not for fellow rookie Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks. Here's why Young deserves the title.
After spending the summer closed while crews ripped out walls, applied fresh coats of paint, and added new concessions and entertainment options to the former Philips Arena, the newly rechristened State Farm Arena hosted its first Atlanta Hawks game against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday evening, showing a sold-out crowd of basketball fans (16,705 of them, to be precise) what the $192.5 million renovation has to offer.
This month, the Hawks begin their 50th season in Atlanta. Yes, we’re still waiting on an NBA championship, but the franchise’s record over that half-century is nothing to scoff at: 33 playoff seasons; four NBA Coaches of the Year; and a cadre of Hall of Fame legends. We celebrate with a photo essay featuring the work of Scott Cunningham, the team's official photographer of 41 years.
B’s Cracklin’, J.R. Crickets, Old Lady Gang: The new Philips Arena will offer Atlanta dining favorites
Philips Arena announced that many local favorites including Old Lady Gang, J.R. Crickets, B's Cracklin' Barbecue, Rita's Italian Ice, and Gio's Little Italia will be joining the arena's list of local eats.
Ice Cube’s BIG3 brings retired NBA players back to “old-school” basketball—and it’s coming to Atlanta
As a way to bring retired NBA veterans back onto a competitive stage in front of fans, rapper Ice Cube founded the BIG3, a professional 3-on-3 league. Now in its second season, BIG3 is coming to Atlanta for the first time on Friday at Infinite Energy Center.