Bob Williams, who has run Philips Arena since its opening in 1999, has been named president of the Atlanta Hawks, putting him in charge of the team's business operations.
ATLANTA - Now that he's finally got his chance to be an NBA head coach, Larry Drew knows that his new job will be a lot easier if he still has Joe Johnson on the team.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks officially named Larry Drew as their new head coach on Sunday. Now, they can turn their attention to Joe Johnson.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks were poised to hire Larry Drew as their next head coach, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press Friday.
ATLANTA - Hawks owner Michael Gearon was fined $25,000 Thursday for making comments that violated the NBA's anti-tampering rules.
Mike Woodson is out as coach of the Atlanta Hawks after the team was swept in the second round of the playoffs by the Orlando Magic.
ATLANTA - As Joe Johnson headed to the bench for perhaps the last time in an Atlanta uniform - booed mightily by his own fans, his team on the way to another blowout loss - it was hard to keep in perspective all the good things the Hawks did this season.
ATLANTA - The Orlando Magic are playing like a team that will settle for nothing less than its first NBA championship.
ATLANTA - After five straight years of steady progress, the Atlanta Hawks have run into a major roadblock in their quest to become one of the NBA's elite teams.
ATLANTA - The Orlando Magic kept up their dominating romp through the NBA playoffs, and the Atlanta Hawks can't do anything to stop it.
ATLANTA - Hunched over his desk and looking very much like a coach trying to find a way beat the NBA's hottest team, Mike Woodson kept shaking his head as he glanced at a television showing highlights from the Orlando Magic's latest win.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Maybe all the Orlando Magic needed after a slow start was a slap in the face.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Woodson woke up Wednesday and watched a movie.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Stan Van Gundy turned to his assistant coaches on the Orlando Magic bench, unsure what to do with star Dwight Howard finally avoiding foul trouble and his team on his way to a blowout victory.
ORLANDO, Fla. - There has been no crowd for the games the Orlando Magic have been playing lately. No officials. No true opponent.
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.
ATLANTA - Mike Muscala is making a case for postseason playing time with the Atlanta Hawks.
ATLANTA - Pero Antic said Friday he and Atlanta Hawks teammate Thabo Sefolosha were not with Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland when Copeland was stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub.
ATLANTA - Atlanta forward Thabo Sefolosha will miss the Hawks' final four regular-season games and the postseason because of a fractured right fibula and ligament damage suffered when he and teammate Pero Antic were arrested early Wednesday in New York.
NEW YORK - Al Horford made the go-ahead basket on a dunk with 19 seconds remaining, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Brooklyn Nets 114-111 on Wednesday night to complete a season sweep.
NEW YORK - Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland, his wife and another woman were stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub early Wednesday following an argument on the street near a Chelsea club that also led to the arrest of two Atlanta Hawks players, authorities said.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are hoping to accomplish something special when the playoffs start later this month.
ATLANTA - All-Star forward Paul Millsap of the Atlanta Hawks will miss at least the next two games with a right shoulder injury.
ATLANTA - Al Horford and DeMarre Carroll scored 20 points each to help the Atlanta Hawks match a franchise record with their 57th win, beating the Brooklyn Nets 131-99 on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are trying to play a game that has worked so well for San Antonio: rest up, get healthy and be at their best for the playoffs.
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