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College Park Skyhawks

The College Park Skyhawks are ready to become Atlanta’s new favorite team

"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.
Jabari Parker Atlanta Hawks Media Day

For the Atlanta Hawks, the upcoming season signals “a fresh start”

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.”
Atlanta Hawks 2019 Draft

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.”
Why Atlanta Hawks fans should be excited for 2020

The Hawks might be done, but Atlanta fans should be excited about next season

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.
Why Trae Young should be NBA Rookie of the Year Atlanta Hawks

Atlanta’s Trae Young should be the NBA Rookie of the Year. Here’s why.

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.
Morehouse Men's Basketball

As the Morehouse Maroon Tigers kick off conference tournament play, they have something to prove to themselves

This year's Morehouse basketball team is a No. 1 seed in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Tournament, with a roster filled with talent. Their goal: to win the SIAC Tournament and to "get on the national map."
Lovejoy High School Lady Wildcats basketball

Clayton County’s Lovejoy Lady Wildcats are the best high school basketball team you might not have heard of

In Hampton, Georgia, a 23-and-a-half-mile ride down I-75 from Atlanta, is the best basketball team you might not have heard of. While the Lovejoy High School Lady Wildcats don't always receive the most press, the defending 6A State Champions are quickly becoming a basketball dynasty.
State Farm Arena Atlanta Renovation

What it’s like to watch an Atlanta Hawks game inside the revamped State Farm Arena

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.
Atlanta Hawks 50th anniversary

Atlanta Hawks at 50: The team’s history through the lens of Scott Cunningham

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.
BIG3

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.

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