33 Facts About Atlanta Hawks

1. The Atlanta Hawks entered the halftime break in Indiana on Saturday night coming off of one of their best quarters of play on the season.

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2. The Atlanta Hawks put up a great fight, against the champion Golden State Warriors.

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3. The Atlanta Hawks clearly were keying in to stop him, and couldn't do it.

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4. The Atlanta Hawks will likely trade veteran wing Kent Bazemore at some point, but they should wait for his production to improve.

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5. The Atlanta Hawks have lost five in a row and sit just a half-game ahead of Cleveland in the Eastern Conference entering Wednesday.

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6. The Los Angeles Lakers and Atlanta Hawks honored the victims of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks by wearing black t-shirts that said "Enough" during pregame warm ups on Sunday night at Staples Center.

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7. The Atlanta Hawks will try to end their two-game losing streak on Friday against a Detroit Pistons team that has had difficulty winning on the road.

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8. The Atlanta Hawks began a brutal four-game road trip on Sunday evening with modest expectations, as many predicted a cruise-control victory for LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers.

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9. The Atlanta Hawks will host a showdown against the Sacramento Kings at Philips Arena.

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10. The Atlanta Hawks got blown out and most of their starters had a rough He's definitely the preferred fantasy option in Atlanta's frontcourt at the moment and should be owned in all leagues.

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11. In the grand scheme, the Atlanta Hawks faced a relatively modest challenge on paper entering Friday night's game with the Detroit Pistons.

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12. The Atlanta Hawks advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in franchise history, where the club lost in four games to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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13. In the Eastern Conference first round, the Atlanta Hawks defeated the Brooklyn Nets in six games.

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14. The Atlanta Hawks set a franchise record by going 20-of-36 for three-pointers, breaking the mark of 19 set against the Dallas Mavericks on December 17, 1996.

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15. On May 28, 2013, the Atlanta Hawks hired San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Mike Budenholzer as the new head coach.

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16. On July 10, 2012, the Atlanta Hawks signed guard Lou Williams.

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17. That same day, the Atlanta Hawks traded small forward Marvin Williams to the Utah Jazz for point guard Devin Harris.

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18. The Atlanta Hawks finished the season losing their final six games.

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19. The Atlanta Hawks won all three games at Philips Arena, which hosted its first playoff games and earned its first sellout.

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20. In the playoffs the Atlanta Hawks started to show improvement, pushing the eventual NBA Champions, Boston Celtics, to a Game 7 before losing in a blowout in Boston.

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21. In the 2006 draft, the Atlanta Hawks selected former Duke star Shelden Williams with the fifth overall pick.

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22. With the second pick, the Atlanta Hawks selected Marvin Williams of North Carolina.

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23. In the summer of 2005, the Atlanta Hawks completed a sign and trade deal with the Phoenix Suns to acquire Joe Johnson in return for Boris Diaw and two future 1st round picks.

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24. In February 2004, the Atlanta Hawks had the distinction of having NBA All-Star Rasheed Wallace play one game for the team.

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25. The Atlanta Hawks sent Kukoc to the Milwaukee Bucks for All-Star Glenn Robinson in 2002, Robinson lead the team with 20.8 ppg.

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26. In 2001, the Atlanta Hawks drafted Spanish star Pau Gasol 3rd, but his rights were ceded to the Memphis Grizzlies in a trade involving Shareef Abdur-Rahim.

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27. The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Detroit Pistons in five games in the first round of the 1997 NBA Playoffs, but lost in five games in the second round to the defending champs Chicago Bulls.

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28. The Atlanta Hawks drafted Stacey Augmon with their ninth overall pick in the 1991 NBA draft, who would make the All-Rookie First Team.

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29. The Atlanta Hawks occasionally played at the larger St Louis Arena, mostly against popular opponents, but Kerner was not willing to move the team there full-time because it had not been well-maintained since the 1940s.

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30. In 1956, the St Louis Atlanta Hawks drafted legendary Bill Russell in the first round.

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31. Origins of the Atlanta Hawks can be traced to the Buffalo Bisons franchise, which was founded in 1946.

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32. The St Louis Atlanta Hawks moved to Atlanta in 1968, when Kerner sold the franchise to Thomas Cousins and former Georgia Governor Carl Sanders.

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33. The Atlanta Hawks played the Boston Celtics in all four of their trips to the NBA Finals.

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