CLEVELAND - A night after Cleveland needed a big comeback, LeBron James wanted a fast start.
ATLANTA - Paul Millsap had 30 points and 17 rebounds and Jeff Teague added 17 points to help the Atlanta Hawks beat the Utah Jazz 100-97 on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK - Paul Millsap scored 19 points, Dennis Schroder extended his best stretch in the NBA with two big baskets in the final 2 minutes, and the Atlanta Hawks sent the New York Knicks to their fifth straight loss with a 91-85 victory Monday night.
ATLANTA - Kyle Korver scored 27 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame a strong start by Carmelo Anthony and New York to beat the Knicks 103-96 on Saturday night.
SAN ANTONIO - Tim Duncan had 17 points and 13 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs held on to capture their 17th straight win at home over the Atlanta Hawks, 94-92 on Wednesday night.
TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry both struggled with their shooting, but it didn't matter. Toronto's two top stars found other ways to contribute, and the rest of the roster added plenty of punch in the Raptors' season-opening victory.
ATLANTA - Former NBA player Daron "Mookie" Blaylock is sentenced to three years in jail after pleading guilty in a fatal crash.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks management had to spend too much of the offseason saying "We're sorry."
ATHENS - Al Horford stood on the sideline during the first day of training camp Tuesday, tugging anxiously at his No. 15 jersey while his teammates went through a five-on-five drill.
ATLANTA - Under fire for making racially charged comments about a player, Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks cancelled a scheduled meeting between their CEO and city civil rights leaders Wednesday, prompting one of the group's leaders to say his community was greatly offended.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are sticking with general manager Danny Ferry even though the team's new majority owner wants him fired for racially charged comments.
ATLANTA- Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson said Sunday he is selling his controlling interest in the team, in part due to an inflammatory email he said he wrote in an attempt "to bridge Atlanta's racial sports divide."
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks have reached an agreement with small forward Thabo Sefolosha on a deal that leaves the team sufficient salary cap room for additional offseason moves.
ATLANTA - Adreian Payne has the skills and character that Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry covets in a draft pick.
HOUSTON - Kyle Korver scored 22 points, including seven points late, to help the Atlanta Hawks hold on for a 104-97 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
CLEVELAND - Shelvin Mack scored a career-high 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks routed the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-98 Wednesday night for their 11th victory in 12 games.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks know it's going to take more than a couple of strong months to prove this franchise has really turned things around after so many dashed hopes.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks have shown they can beat up on the NBA's weaker teams.
ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 23 points, Al Horford added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks won their ninth straight game with a 87-81 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.
ATLANTA- Kyle Korver and Paul Millsap each scored 17 points and Atlanta beat the Philadelphia 76ers 95-79 on Wednesday night, giving the Hawks their longest winning streak in 17 years.
INDIANAPOLIS - Accustomed to using its offense to win games, the Atlanta Hawks have recently relied upon its defense. That was the case when the Hawks beat the Indiana Pacers 108-92 on Monday night. It was the fifth time in the last seven games that the Hawks have held an opponent under 100 points.
NEW YORK - DeMarre Carroll felt as though he couldn't miss in the second quarter as he outscored the Brooklyn Nets 14-13 all by himself.
ATLANTA - Kyle Korver scored 24 points, and the Atlanta Hawks rallied to beat the struggling Boston Celtics 109-105 on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - For one night, Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer found no reason to criticize his team's defense.
ATLANTA - Mike Budenholzer wasn't going to let the Atlanta Hawks relax after their strongest defensive half of the season, especially when he detected a lack of intensity to open the second half.
WASHINGTON - Hawks reserves Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack led a fourth-quarter surge on a night when starters were struggling, and Atlanta held to beat the Washington Wizards 106-102 Tuesday.
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