Hawks CEO Steve Koonin proposes to start NBA season in December, league is open to the idea

For many casual fans, the NBA doesn’t really start until Christmas, when the league takes over the sports world for one of their marquee days. But what if the actual opening night was in December? That’s what Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin proposed in a presentation at the MIT Sloan Read more

NBA DFS stacks, advice, picks for March 6: Target Hawks vs. Wizards in daily Fantasy basketball

The NBA has an exciting 10-game slate set for Friday evening. All eyes will be on the late game, as the Eastern Conference’s first place Milwaukee Bucks travel to the Staples Center to take on the best in the West. While Anthony Davis and Giannis Antetokounmpo will be popular targets Read more

Hawks vs. Wizards odds, line, spread: 2020 NBA picks, March 6 predictions from proven model on 49-31 run

Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks will visit Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards in an Eastern Conference clash on Friday evening. Clint Capela (heel) remains out for the Hawks, while the Wizards will be without Ish Smith (hamstring) in tonight’s game. The Hawks enter Friday’s matchup having won two Read more

Grizzlies vs. Hawks odds, line, spread: 2020 NBA picks, March 2 predictions from advanced computer model

The Atlanta Hawks will take on the Memphis Grizzlies at 7:30 p.m. ET Monday at State Farm Arena. Atlanta is 19-43 overall and 13-18 at home, while Memphis is 29-31 overall and 12-17 on the road. The Hawks have won eight of their past 10 home games. The Grizzlies have Read more

Trevor Ariza forearms Trae Young after Hawks star tries to nutmeg him, says he’s ‘not with the funnies’

When Atlanta Hawks All-Star Trae Young plays basketball, he’s not just looking to beat people. He’s also looking to embarrass them. He’s an entertainer in every sense, and dribbling the ball straight through his defender’s legs, known as a nutmeg, has become one of his signature acts.   On Saturday Read more

Blazers vs. Hawks odds, line, spread: 2020 NBA picks, Feb. 29 predictions from advanced computer model

The Portland Trail Blazers will take on the Atlanta Hawks at 7:30 p.m. ET Saturday at State Farm Arena. Atlanta is 18-43 overall and 12-18 at home, while Rip City is 26-34 overall and 10-21 on the road. The Hawks have won seven of their past nine home games.The Blazers Read more