ATLANTA - Billy Knight says he's leaving the Atlanta Hawks organization "in much better shape than it was in when I took over."
ATLANTA - Atlanta forward Marvin Williams was suspended Wednesday for the opening game of the 2008-09 season for committing a flagrant foul, penalty two in the Hawks' Game 7 playoff loss in Boston.
ATLANTA - After a stirring run through the playoffs, one that actually got the fans of Atlanta excited about their NBA team, the Hawks headed into the offseason Monday with one major issue hanging over the team: Will Mike Woodson return as coach now that his squad is actually showing signs of hope?
WALTHAM, Mass. - The Boston Celtics played hard all season for home-court advantage in the playoffs.
BOSTON - Kevin Garnett took a behind-the-back pass from Paul Pierce, slammed in the dunk to make the lead three dozen points and then slashed his hand across his throat to signal what the Atlanta Hawks already knew.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks just won't let go of their first trip to the postseason in nine years.
ATLANTA - The Hawks were back home Thursday, feeling a lot more comfortable as they watched film and practiced for nearly two hours at Philips Arena.
The Associated Press BOSTON - Takedowns and menacing gestures. Double technicals and flagrant fouls. And the Boston Celtics are heading to Atlanta to try to deliver the knockout punch. Paul Pierce scored a playoff-high 22 points and Ray Allen hit three 3-pointers in the middle of the third quarter Wednesday night to turn back the Hawks' last charge, leading Boston to a hard-fought 110-85 ...
ATLANTA - After pulling up at Philips Arena in his white Hummer H2, Mike Bibby strolled past an admiring security guard, who wished him luck through the rest of the playoffs.
ATLANTA - Forget about a Boston sweep. The Hawks are headed back to Beantown all tied up with the mighty Celtics.
ATLANTA - Al Horford got right in Paul Pierce's face, then hopped away to the Hawks bench.
ATLANTA - Led by high-flying Josh Smith, the Atlanta Hawks finally showed they can beat the Boston Celtics.
ATLANTA - Wonder who the Boston Celtics will face in the second round of the NBA playoffs: Cleveland and LeBron James, or Washington and gimpy Gilbert Arenas?
BOSTON - Mike Bibby succeeded in firing up Boston's fans with his mouth.
BOSTON - Rajon Rondo outplayed Mike Bibby and helped the Boston Celtics silence Atlanta and its blustery point guard.
ATLANTA - More than a week after getting bounced from the NBA playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks are still trying to figure out who's going to coach them next season.
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