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.
ATLANTA - After two summers of jarring change, the Atlanta Hawks expect things to be a lot quieter this offseason.
ATLANTA - Once the sting wears off from squandering a chance to knock off the top seed in the East, the Atlanta Hawks will likely savor this season as a successful first step toward their ultimate goal.
INDIANAPOLIS - Paul George scored a playoff career-high 30 points and Roy Hibbert finally came up big to lead the Indiana Pacers past the Atlanta Hawks, 92-80 on Saturday night in Game 7.
ATLANTA- The Indiana Pacers have changed who they are, going to a different style in hopes of surviving the opening round of the playoffs.
NEW YORK- Deron Williams finally delivered the game that's expected of him, and he wasn't going to let the Nets lose it.
NEW YORK - Brook Lopez had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Thaddeus Young added 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Atlanta 91-83 on Saturday to cut the Hawks' lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference series.
ATLANTA - When DeMarre Carroll is having one of those nights where the shots just won't fall, like Game 2 of the playoffs, he doesn't get down on himself.
ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 19 points and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks again survived a tougher-than-expected test from the Brooklyn Nets, holding on for a 96-91 victory and a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are taking care of business during the NBA playoffs - on and off the court.
ATLANTA - Mike Budenholzer was right where he didn't want to be: the center of attention.
ATLANTA - Al Horford was able to return to the court after dislocating his right pinky finger in the first game of the playoffs.
ATLANTA - Banged up and bruised, the Atlanta Hawks survived their first test as the top seed in the Eastern Conference.
ATLANTA - There's nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.
ATLANTA - They won 60 games, which is the accepted NBA standard of greatness. They blew away everyone else in the Eastern Conference - including you, LeBron James.
ATLANTA - Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha is recovering from surgery on his right leg, which he says was injured during his arrest by New York police last week.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks spent the past month doing little more than warming up for the playoffs.
CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls looked as if they were on their way to a lopsided loss. Aaron Brooks had other ideas.
ATLANTA- Rookie Langston Galloway scored a career-high 26 points, hitting all six of his 3-point attempts, and the New York Knicks stunned the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks 112-108 Monday night.
WASHINGTON - Paul Pierce was about 18 months old the last time Washington's NBA team eclipsed 45 victories in a season. The Wizards' four other current starters, including John Wall, weren't even born.