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Atlanta Is The New Cleveland

Houston Barber | Posted 07.26.2016 | Sports
Houston Barber

When Mo Speights airballed his fade away three-pointer in the closing seconds of Game 7, it didn't just seal a Cavs victory, but relieved a crushing desperation from a city that has endured a generation of jokes.

Thabo Sefolosha Files Lawsuit Against NYPD For Breaking His Leg

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.03.2017 | Sports

Nearly one year to the day after an early morning fracas outside a nightclub snapped and “permanent[ly]” damaged the leg of Thabo Sefolosha, the N...

NBA Guard Shoves Knocked-Out Tooth Into Sock Before Continuing Play

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.22.2015 | Sports

Dennis Schröder's tooth got knocked out and he casually saves it in his sock during tonight's win. pic.twitter.com/Bw7KgKWVK1— Everything Georgia (...

Coach Bud Fails To Realize Everyone Left The Huddle, Keeps Coaching

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.04.2015 | Sports

With a clipboard in hand and a play in mind, Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer called a timeout with 8.7 seconds left in Tuesday’s game, trying t...

Thabo Sefolosha Wants To 'Fight Back' Against NYPD In Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.03.2017 | Sports

Hoping to inspire others to follow in his path, NBA player Thabo Sefolosha announced Monday that he plans on filing a lawsuit in the aftermath of last...

Thabo Sefolosha Worries For Innocent People Less Fortunate Than Him

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.03.2017 | Sports

On Friday, after swingman Thabo Sefolosha was found not guilty on all counts related to an early morning incident outside a New York City nightclub la...

LeBron James Can Do Anything In Basketball, Like Taking A Selfie

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 10.08.2015 | Sports

On an NBA court, LeBron James has been crowned as an MVP and a champion, but he's never been known as a selfie artist. That changed on Wednesday durin...

Pero Antic Says Thabo Sefolosha Was Giving Money To Homeless Man

AP | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.03.2017 | Sports

NEW YORK -- A professional basketball player was about to give a handout to a man asking for money when police officers took him to the ground and arr...

Dikembe Mutombo Looked Like The Happiest Man On Earth After Hawks Announced His Number Retirement

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.02.2015 | Sports

Making Dikembe Mutombo happy is a universally good thing. A wildly philanthropic man with a huge heart, Mutombo was once named the most generous athle...

Dominique Wilkins On How The NBA Can Fix The Dunk Contest

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.24.2015 | Sports

At 55 years old, Dominique Wilkins is an elder statesman in the NBA. The nine-time All-Star and 2006 Hall of Fame inductee is decades removed from his...

NBA Hall Of Famer Dominique Wilkins Opens Up About His Personal Struggle With Diabetes

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.03.2017 | Healthy Living

Just one year after nine-time NBA all-star Dominique Wilkins retired from a successful basketball career, the Hall-of-Famer received devastating news....

DeMarre Carroll Says Hawks Weren't Even Among Top 4 Bidders

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.02.2015 | Sports

DeMarre Carroll finally got his big payday Wednesday, agreeing in theory to a four-year, $60 million deal that will make him the highest-paid player o...

Jordan Schultz

Jeff Teague Has To Be Great For Hawks To Beat Cavs

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.22.2015 | Sports

Jeff Teague was named to his first NBA All-Star team this year. He earned it: The 26-year-old point guard averaged 16 points and 7 assists in the regu...

Shaquille O'Neal Kissed A Fan On The Cheek And She Absolutely Lost It

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.21.2015 | Sports

Can somebody get us a hankie?

Jordan Schultz

Here's How LeBron And The Cavs Are Handling Life Without Kevin Love

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.19.2015 | Sports

When Cleveland lost Kevin Love to a devastating shoulder injury, likely for the remainder of the playoffs, we were left wondering how the Cavaliers of...

Paul Pierce And Wizards Are Eliminated In Heartbreaking Fashion

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 05.16.2015 | Sports

It's difficult to watch.

Jordan Schultz

The Time Is Now For Bradley Beal

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.15.2015 | Sports

Bradley Beal isn't a household NBA name. But with ailing teammate John Wall -- along with Washington's season -- hanging in the balance, the time to b...

Paul Pierce Calls 'Series' After Late 3-Pointer, Proceeds To Lose Game

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.14.2015 | Sports

That wasn't the truth, Paul.

Jordan Schultz

Atlanta Hawks Employ Some Of The Most Beautiful, Unstoppable Offense

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.27.2015 | Sports

NBA teams need a definitive go-to option for crunch time. When you've got to get a bucket, you either isolate your offensive weapon or run a set to ge...

Jordan Schultz

11 Things To Watch Out For In The 2015 NBA Playoffs

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.20.2015 | Sports

The 2015 NBA Playoffs are here. The Atlanta Hawks locked up the 1 seed in the Eastern Conference weeks ago, as did Golden State out West. Defending ch...

Mike Budenholzer Transforming Hawks Into NBA Title Contenders

Dan Karpuc | Posted 03.23.2015 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

By watching two minutes of a Hawks game, it's evident that this team is completely cohesive on both ends of the court, they genuinely play team basketball, and they enjoy playing together. All these factors make the team especially dangerous, considering they're playing in a weak Eastern Conference.

The Characters in Your LinkedIn Network

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

LinkedIn started as a wonderful tool to professionally develop with avenues such as social selling, recruiting and B2B advertising, but now it is in a dark place. Kind of like that place the Cleveland Cavaliers went after LeBron James left. This is our fault a lot more than LinkedIn's.

'You Can't Have Capitalism Without Racism': On The Economist and Bruce Levenson

Kirsten West Savali | Posted 11.17.2014 | Black Voices
Kirsten West Savali

Institutionalized racism is so deeply embedded in the fabric of our everyday lives that it can rear its ugly head anywhere from an Economist book review that whitesplains slavery to the front offices of the Atlanta Hawks.

REPORTS: Son Of Legendary Music Producer Emerges As Candidate To Buy Dysfunctional Hawks

CBS Sports | Posted 09.15.2014 | Sports

Attorney Doug Davis, the son of legendary record producer Clive Davis, is a "leading contender" to purchase the Atlanta Hawks, according to the New Yo...

Sports Is Supposed To Be An Escape From Life's Troubles, But This Week It Was The Opposite

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.13.2014 | Sports

Sports can sometimes provide an escape from the world's troubles. Not this week. This week, the world couldn't escape the troubles making headlines in...