ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Bogdan Bogdanovic is recovering from surgery on his right patella tendon after being hampered by knee inflammation this past season.
The Hawks announced Tuesday that Bogdanovic is expected to make a full recovery before the start of the 2022-23 season.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young is the unquestioned leader of the Atlanta Hawks.
Those three guys coming off the bench aren't too shabby, either.
Miami Heat (53-29, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (43-39, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -1.5; over/under is 221.5
MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler walked off the floor when his night's work was complete, lifted his arms in the air and heard a sold-out arena serenade him with screams.
That didn't happen in the bubble two years ago, since nobody was there.
MIAMI (AP) — Duncan Robinson couldn't miss shots. Trae Young couldn't make shots.
In simplest terms, that's how Game 1 went for Miami and Atlanta.
Robinson came off the bench to set a franchise playoff record with eight 3-pointers, and the top-seeded Heat forced Young into matching the worst-shooting game of his career on the way to a 115-91 win over the eighth-seeded Hawks in the opener of an Eastern Conference first-round series Sunday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young bounced back from a sluggish start to score 24 points and De’Andre Hunter led a third-quarter surge that carried the Atlanta Hawks to a 132-103 rout of the Charlotte Hornets in an Eastern Conference play-in game Wednesday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — For one night, at least, the Atlanta Hawks looked like the team that made a stunning run to the Eastern Conference final last summer.
Trae Young bounced back from a sluggish start to score 24 points and De'Andre Hunter led a third-quarter surge Wednesday that carried the Hawks to a 132-103 rout of the Charlotte Hornets in a play-in game.
Charlotte Hornets (43-39, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (43-39, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -4.5; over/under is 236.5
TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 31 points and 13 rebounds, Scottie Barnes added 19 points and 14 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors clinched a playoff berth by beating the Atlanta Hawks 118-108 on Tuesday night.
Brooklyn Nets (40-37, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (40-37, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta will try to build upon its four-game win streak with a victory over Brooklyn.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — For once, Trae Young didn't have to play his usual role of villain on the road.
Young had 41 points and eight assists in a warm homecoming, and his Atlanta Hawks rolled past the Oklahoma City Thunder 136-118 on Wednesday night.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 29 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks past the Indiana Pacers 132-123 on Monday night.
Clint Capela and Kevin Huerter each contributed 22 points and Capela added 15 rebounds for the Hawks, who are 10th in the Eastern Conference.
NEW YORK (AP) — Trae Young got a pregame hug from Spike Lee, so there was at least a little love for him inside Madison Square Garden.
Once the game started, so did the boos.
And just like the playoffs, it was Young who had the last word.
New Orleans Pelicans (29-41, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (35-35, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta will try to keep its seven-game home win streak alive when the Hawks take on New Orleans.
ATLANTA (AP) — Bogdan Bogdanovic scored a season-high 30 points, Delon Wright had 18 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Memphis Grizzlies 120-105 on Friday night.
Ja Morant scored 29 points for Memphis, which saw its four-game winning streak end.
Los Angeles Clippers (35-33, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (31-34, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta will try to keep its three-game home win streak alive when the Hawks take on Los Angeles.
DETROIT (AP) — Cade Cunningham had 28 points and 10 assists, lifting the Detroit Pistons to a 113-110 overtime win over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.
“He’s the Rookie of the Year," Pistons coach Dwane Casey.
ATLANTA (AP) — The sense of urgency may be similar, but the stakes are different for Chicago and Atlanta on opposite ends of the Eastern Conference playoff standings.
For the Hawks, who are struggling for any spot in the playoffs, a win over the upper-tier Bulls was especially important.
Chicago Bulls (39-23, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (29-32, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: A pair of the league's best scorers, Trae Young and DeMar DeRozan, meet when Atlanta and Chicago hit the court.
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 33 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to help the Boston Celtics rally in the second half and beat the Atlanta Hawks 107-98 on Tuesday night.
Derrick White and Grant Williams each added 18 points off the bench.
Toronto Raptors (32-26, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (28-31, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -2.5
Cleveland Cavaliers (35-22, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (26-30, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Trae Young leads Atlanta into a matchup against Cleveland.
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 38 points and led a third-quarter surge that sent the Boston Celtics past the Atlanta Hawks 105-95 Sunday for their eighth straight win.
ATLANTA (AP) — Dejounte Murray tied his career highs with 32 points and 15 assists to go with 10 rebounds for his 11th triple-double this season, Keldon Johnson scored 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs cruised to a 136-121 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins and Trae Young each scored 21 points, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Boston Celtics 108-92 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.
Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 19 points for Atlanta, and Danilo Gallinari had 14 on 5-for-5 shooting from the field.
ATLANTA (AP) — Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 18 points in his return from a knee injury, Onyeka Okongwu also had 18 off the bench and the Atlanta Hawks recovered from a slow start to beat the struggling Sacramento Kings 121-104 on Wednesday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Trae Young scored 35 points, Clint Capela had 18 points and a season-high 23 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks rallied from a 16-point deficit for a 121-118 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Huerter sat in the parking lot when he found out he flunked a COVID-19 test. Sharife Cooper was escorted out of Atlanta's locker room once his results came back.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward Solomon Hill is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a hamstring injury, adding to the team's growing lack of depth on the wing.
The Hawks said Wednesday that Hill needs surgery to repair a torn right hamstring tendon.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Bogdan Bogdanovic is expected to miss at least two weeks after tests Sunday confirmed he sprained his right ankle against the New York Knicks.
Bogdanovic had to be helped off the floor midway through the second period of Saturday night's 99-90 loss to New York.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are enjoying their longest winning streak of the season just two weeks after enduring their longest skid.
Trae Young had 31 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds, and the Hawks beat the San Antonio Spurs 124-106 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Atlanta Hawks (4-8, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (7-4, fourth in the Western Conference)
Denver; Friday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Denver heads into a matchup with Atlanta as winners of three games in a row.
PHOENIX (AP) — Frank Kaminsky spent much of the early part of this season buried on the Phoenix Suns bench.
Suddenly, the big man has swapped that role for burying jumpers and dunks.
Devin Booker scored a season-high 38 points, Kaminsky added 16 and the Suns rallied from a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Atlanta Hawks 121-117 on Saturday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks may be without their top 3-point shooter with their season on the line.
Bogdan Bogdanovic's status is uncertain for Sunday night's Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series at Philadelphia due to a knee injury.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Hawks return to Atlanta beaming with confidence in their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Philadelphia 76ers despite their inability to slow down, much less stop, Joel Embiid.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young led the way for the Atlanta Hawks, as usual.
He sure had plenty of help.
Proving they are far more than a one-man team, the Hawks unleashed a dazzling array of weapons to take control of their series against the New York Knicks.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Caris LeVert showed up motivated for work, determined to shake free from a recent funk that included one of Indiana's ugliest losses just 24 hours earlier.
LeVert scored 31 points, including nine in the final 2:17, and the Pacers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 133-126 on Thursday night...
NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle had 40 points and 10 rebounds to lead New York to a 137-127 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night, the Knicks' NBA-best eighth straight win...
Orlando Magic (18-39, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (31-26, fourth in the Eastern Conference)...
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 34 points, Clint Capela had 25 points and 24 rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Indiana Pacers 129-117 on Sunday...
Indiana Pacers (26-29, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (30-26, fourth in the Eastern Conference)...
ATLANTA (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 15 points in his return to the Milwaukee lineup and got plenty of help from his teammates as the Bucks cooled off the surging Atlanta Hawks 120-109 Thursday night...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 23 points, Clint Capela added 19 points and 21 rebounds, and the short-handed Atlanta Hawks beat the Toronto Raptors 107-103 on Tuesday night for their seventh win in eight games...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets hadn't lost a game all season when leading entering the fourth quarter...
Chicago Bulls (22-28, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (27-25, fifth in the Eastern Conference)...
New Orleans Pelicans (22-27, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (26-24, fourth in the Eastern Conference)...
Atlanta Hawks (5-5, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (7-4, third in the Western Conference)...
CHICAGO (AP) — Trae Young was tough to stop in his first two NBA seasons. Surrounded by more talent than ever before, he could become a nightmare for the league in his third year...
ATLANTA (AP) — Just like that, the Atlanta Hawks transformed themselves into a playoff contender.
A team that averaged less than 25 wins the last three seasons added to its impressive young core with a whirlwind of free-agent signings, capped by the news late Tuesday that Sacramento would not match a four-year, $72 million offer sheet to Bogdan Bogdanovic.
Point guard Jrue Holiday is being traded from New Orleans to Milwaukee, which is aiming to give two-time reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo the improved roster that he seeks with the decision on his supermax contract extension looming, a person with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday...