Chris Paul

Full Court Press: How One Pick Clipped The Atlanta Hawks’ Wings

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New Atlanta Hawks owner Alex Meruelo recently said he intended to <a href="http://atlanta.sbnation.com/2011/8/7/2349623/alex-meruelo-new-hawks-owner-selling" target="_blank">bring a chip to Atlanta under his reign</a>.

2011 NBA LOCKOUT

The Atlanta Hawks Have Made History

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At some point today, the Atlanta Sprit Group will announce that they have sold the majority ownership stake of the Atlanta Hawks to Alex Meruelo, a Los Angeles business executive and founder of the Meruelo Group.

ATLANTA HAWKS

NBA Round-Up: You Stay Classy, Lakers

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As always, I'll only catch us up on Sunday's action, since nobody needs to know that the Memphis Grizzlies are still the hottest non-Miami team in the NBA Playoffs, and we certainly don't need to point out that Chris Bosh was more like Chris BOOSH against the Boston Celtics in Game 3.

2011 NBA Playoffs

Derrick Rose Dominates The Hawks, Drops Career-High

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Earlier this week, Derrick Rose was <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/05/derrick-rose-named-nba-mvp">named the NBA MVP</a> for the 2010-11 season.

ATLANTA HAWKS

NBA Round-Up: Lakers Are In Trouble

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Dallas Mavericks 93, LA Lakers 81 (Series: 2-0 DAL) Perhaps they were merely recognizing me by chanting Boo-urns, but it sure did sound like Lakers fans were unhappy with their team’s performance last night.

ATLANTA HAWKS

NBA Round-Up: Maybe Atlanta Is Good

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Atlanta Hawks 103, Chicago Bulls 95 (Series: 1-0 ATL) Derrick Rose will be named the NBA’s MVP today, drawing ire and criticism from the people who believe that LeBron James and his multiple Player of the Month awards should have sealed the deal.

ATLANTA HAWKS

NBA Round-Up: The Bulls Are OK*

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*I was very disappointed that CBS Sports used "Bulls on Parade" as their headline this morning.

ATLANTA HAWKS

NBA Round-Up: The Knicks Are Done

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I'm only recapping yesterday's games, despite the fact that Saturday's games were great.

ATLANTA HAWKS

NBA Round Up: The Magic Are Back?

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Orlando Magic 88, Atlanta Hawks 82 I’m a bit of a conspiracy theorist when it comes to sports, especially the NBA, so indulge me if you will.

ATLANTA HAWKS

Sunday Afternoon Hoops: Lakers Vs. Thunder, Heat Vs. Knicks & Hawks Vs. Trailblazers

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/02/sunday-afternoon-hoops-the-nba-all-star-game"> Until Paid In Full is properly recognized for the classic film it is, the Oscars will never really pique my interest. Sports provide more than enough drama anyway. The NBA, night and night out, has its far share. There was Carmelo-gate. Then came the trade deadline frenzy. Between those two, we had the "superstar team" debate and whether it was good for the league or not. And keep in mind this was all within the past month. So as we march towards the playoffs and a seemingly unavoidable lockout, these Sunday contests increase in significance and grandeur. A week removed from the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/02/sunday-afternoon-hoops-the-nba-all-star-game">All-Star Game</a>, the league pitted three marquee contests on the slate with all six teams expected to spawn into key players come the tournament of 16.

ATLANTA HAWKS

Josh Smith Put Joel Anthony On SportsCenter

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/01/derrick-rose-catches-alley-oop-vs-detroit-pistons"> Last night in Miami, the stage was set that pitted two streaks going in completely different directions against one another - the Heat's three game skid and the Hawks' four wins in a row on the road. Those not in support of the team in South Beach will be happy to know both streaks are still alive today. Thanks to impressive overtimes from both Joe Johnson and Jamal Crawford, the Hawks walked away with a 93-89 victory. All that is well and good, but that picture you see above isn't posted for my health. Credit Greg Oden stunt double Joel Anthony - <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/tomhaberstroh/status/27571191141113856">who joined</a> Wilt Chamberlain and Dennis Rodman as the only players since 1967 to finish a game with no field goal attempts and at least 16 rebounds - for attempting to allow no easy buckets.

ATLANTA HAWKS

Welcome Home Rasheed Wallace

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/tss-2010-nba-playoff-preview-western-conference-semi-finals-phoenix-suns-vs-san-antonio-spurs"> It took him 88 games, but <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/rasheed-wallace">Rasheed Wallace</a> finally came to play for the Boston Celtics.

ATLANTA HAWKS

TSS 2010 NBA Playoff Preview: The First Round – Part One

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<a href="http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&ct=res&cd=6&ved=0CB4QFjAF&url=http%3A%2F%2Fespn.go.com%2Fnba%2Fplayoffs%2Fmatchups&ei=IuXJS8WOG4Si9QS10pC6BA&usg=AFQjCNGhYEGNaFCEPKSVJy-XWWxBycbEdA&sig2=X3VlIIqlYLls4d65WQx_cg"> It's time for the NBA playoffs and it couldn't have come at a better time.  Baseball's just warming up & a few months from warranting paying attention to it.  Only thing popping off with football is the draft & spring practices in college.  Hockey's playoffs have begun, but you can't even find those games on TV if you wanted to.  The Lakers appear to be in prime position to repeat, but there are capable teams in both conferences standing in the wings & waiting to take it off their hands.  Which makes the NBA playoffs the hot ticket, the intensity picks as the O'Brien trophy is the ultimate prize. For all the flack that <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/lebron-james">LeBron</a> received about sitting out a few meaningless late regular season games, it looks like a couple of other teams may been wise to follow his lead.

ATLANTA HAWKS

JOSH SMITH JUST RECONCILED

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The Hawks and Magic played last night.

ATLANTA HAWKS

Where’s The Box Out!!!?

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/kobe-bryant">Kobe's</a> still the man you want to have the ball in his hand with the game on the line.

ATLANTA HAWKS

JASON KIDD DRAWS FOUL…ON A COACH?

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Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Kidd drew a foul on Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Woodson, who for some reason had wandered onto the court to scream at his team before Kidd essentially drew a technical foul by touching the coach with his arm.

ATLANTA HAWKS

“Yes, That Is A Point Guard, Ladies And Gentlemen…”

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It seems like we're <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/01/derrick-rose-amazing-slam-dunk-vs-suns">seeing this</a> quite often, doesn't it.

6th Sense

1.27 The Cooler

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Ashley Brown Could Get It Michael Jackson & Presley Marriage Certificate Is Sold For $70,800 [Showing Out] Ludacris Turns 'Battle of the Sexes' Into Compilation [RGF] Driver's 'Sugar Doughnut' Was Cocaine [Chicago Sun Times] 10 Amazing Optical Illusions [Unreality] Nintendo Wii Classic Controller Pro [Uncrate] Sex [...].

AMARE STOUDEMIRE

Crawford Blacks Out The Suns

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Nevermind the expected heroics of Kobe Bryant this week.

ATLANTA HAWKS

10.29 The Cooler

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Jada Fire Tyresha Brown's Twins Hawks Unveil Their New “ATL” Unis <a href="http://dimemag.com/2009/10/hawks-unveil-their-new-atl-unis/">[Dime]</a> The 7 Rules Every Sports Movie Lives By <a href="http://www.gunaxin.com/the-7-rules-every-sports-movie-lives-by/32085">[Gunaxin]</a> The 6 Creepiest Places on Earth <a href="http://www.cracked.com/article/181_the-6-creepiest-places-earth/">[Cracked]</a> The NBA Vs.


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