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Mike Budenholzer deploys "Next Man Up" strategy as Hawks steal win in Miami

The Atlanta Hawks were undermanned by choice on Saturday evening, but their deep roster and coaching savvy shined in a victory over the Miami Heat. The "next man up" moniker has received a great deal of attention, regardless of sport, in the past few years. In short, it means that organizations (and namely coaches) expect reserve players to step "up" when pressed into duty due to unforeseen circumstances, and while the Atlanta Hawks did not make traditional use of his phrase on Saturday night, the impetus was the same. When asked postgame about his decision to leave Al Horford in Atlanta...
Peachtree Hoops Feb 28, 2015

Hawks vs Heat: Al Horford, Jeff Teague, DeMarre Carroll to sit against Miami

The Atlanta Hawks are deploying a less than full brigade on Saturday. The Atlanta Hawks will be operating at less than full strength on Saturday evening in Miami. In fact, that is a gross understatement, as Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Mike Budenholzer has elected to sit Al Horford, Jeff Teague, DeMarre Carroll and Pero Antic against the Miami Heat. With no injuries announced at this time, it appears to be maintenance and rest related for this quartet of players, and Vivlamore reports that Al Horford did not make the trip to Miami. Both Carroll and Antic...
Peachtree Hoops Feb 15, 2015

2015 NBA All-Star Game: West holds on for 163-158 win over the East

Russell Westbrook scored a game-high 41 points to help lead the Western Conference to a 163-158 win over the East at the NBA All-Star Game. The NBA's All-Star Weekend came to an end Sunday night with the Western Conference holding on for a 163-158 win over the East. For Atlanta Hawks fans, the most exciting point came with 3:28 remaining in the first quarter as head coach Mike Budenholzer inserted Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap and Kyle Korver into the game alongside Al Horford and Cleveland's Kyrie Irving. The four Hawks stayed on the court together for the remainder of the quarter. The East...
Peachtree Hoops Feb 15, 2015

2015 NBA All-Star Game open thread

The NBA's All-Star Weekend culminates on Sunday as the All-Star Game takes center stage. The NBA All-Star Game will wrap up what has been a fun filled and exciting weekend of festivities. The Atlanta Hawks have played a big part during the weekend and that will culminate in the All-Star Game for the Eastern Conference. The Hawks will be represented by head coach Mike Budenholzer and his staff as well as Al Horford, Paul Millsap, Jeff Teague and Kyle Korver who will all be in action for the Eastern Conference. The game can be seen on TNT with coverage starting at 8:30 p.m. ET.
Peachtree Hoops Feb 13, 2015

Players' Twitter Reactions to All-Star Selections

We all loved seeing four of the Hawks being chosen to go to the All-Star Game. Here's the responses from the players themselves. The First Three Selected The evening of January 22nd, the All-Star voting ceased, and to the chagrin of everyone in Atlanta, not one of the East-leading Hawks was chosen to represent the East.  A week later, many fans feared that the Hawks might only end up with one or two selections.  That evening came, and the results were in:  three Hawks had been chosen to the East bench reserves:  Al Horford, Paul Millsap, and Jeff Teague.   Immediately the...
Rotoworld Feb 11, 2015

Al Horford shoots lights out in ATL loss - Al Horford (F/C) Atlanta Hawks

Al Horford hit 11-of-15 shots for 22 points, 12 rebounds and a block in Wednesday's tough loss at Boston.
Peachtree Hoops Feb 10, 2015

Al Horford, Paul Millsap lead Hawks over Timberwolves

Al Horford and Paul Millsap bounced back from sub par performances on Sunday to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 117-105 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Atlanta Hawks haven't lost back-to-back games since November. A big night from a pair of their stars prevented it from happening on Monday. Al Horford and Paul Millsap bounced back from sub par outings on Sunday to help lead the Hawks to a 117-105 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Horford and Millsap combined to score 10 points on 4-21 shooting in Sunday's loss at Memphis. Millsap eclipsed that total in the first quarter Monday in...

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