Bernucca: Are the Hawks Finally Flying Again?

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Last season, the Atlanta Hawks were one of the NBA’s best regular-season stories, winning 60 games. This season, they needed almost 60 games to remember what winning is. After their best season since moving to Atlanta nearly 50 years ago, the Hawks have spent most of this season spurting and sputtering. They got off to a 7-1 start, which many took as a good sign considering they were a measly 7-6 out of the gate last season. There was a six-game


Sprung: New faces in new places: Who is working out?


It’s been just over three weeks since the NBA trade deadline and 10 days since the March 1 buyout deadline that saw numerous players joining playoff contenders. So which acquisitions are soaring and which are flailing? We’re going to look at 15 players who were recently acquired via trade or signing and sort them into three categories: Good, Bad and Obscure. The good players are making positive impacts on their teams, the bad players just haven’t been faring very well on their new


Anthony Davis Tops $200K Fantasy Contest At DraftKings; Win Up To $10,000 Free

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Our fuzzy old DFS crystal ball stayed reasonably accurate last night. We warned of a Cavaliers letdown, called Minnesota’s win and loved the young Bucks. Giannis Antetokounmpo was freakish (27 PTS, 12 REB, 10 AST, 4 BLK, 3 STL) and Kyle Lowry also triple-doubled; congratulations if you combined them with Al Horford to win $100,000 or a nice consolation prize. [Read more…]