Stories by Paul Newberry

Friday, April 24, 2015

Carroll emerges as emotional leader of Hawks

ATLANTA -DeMarre Carroll helps the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks in many ways, whether it's playing shutdown defense, banging for a rebound or diving to the floor to grab a loose ball.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hawks go up 2-0 on Nets

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 19 points and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks again survived a test from the Brooklyn Nets, holding on for a 96-91 victory and a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference ...
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hawks' Budenholzer named coach of the year

ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer was honored as the NBA Coach of the Year on Tuesday, an award that moved him to tears as he spoke about the people who meant so much to his career.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, April 20, 2015

Hawks hurting as they prepare for Game 2

ATLANTA - Al Horford's injury in Game 1, which occurred early in the fourth quarter when he went for a rebound, was the latest for the top-seeded Hawks.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hawks fend off Nets' late surge in playoff opener

ATLANTA - Kyle Korver scored 21 points, including five 3-pointers, and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks held off the pesky Brooklyn Nets 99-92 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoff series Sunday ...
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Hawks taking Nets seriously in first round

ATLANTA - There's nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs. But Atlanta knows from experience that a No. 8 seed ...
By Paul Newberry

Friday, April 17, 2015

Hawks getting little respect as a title contender

ATLANTA - They won 60 games, which is the accepted NBA standard of greatness. They blew away everyone else in the Eastern Conference - including you, LeBron James.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Hawks looking to recapture form in playoffs

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks spent the past month doing little more than warming up for the playoffs. Now it's time to get real again.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, April 13, 2015

Rookie's big night helps Knicks stun Hawks

ATLANTA - Rookie Langston Galloway scored a career-high 26 points, hitting all six of his 3-point attempts, and the New York Knicks stunned the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks 112-108 on Monday night.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Expectations for Braves low after roster overhaul

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves usually start the season touted as playoff contenders. Not this time.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Hawks try to balance rest, readiness for playoffs

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are trying to play a game that has worked so well for San Antonio: rest up, get healthy and be at their best for the playoffs. 
By Paul Newberry

Monday, March 30, 2015

Hawks knock off Bucks

ATLANTA DeMarre Carroll scored 23 points and Kyle Korver put on quite a shooting display in the third quarter, carrying the Atlanta Hawks to a 101-88 victory.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, March 27, 2015

Column: Wildcats might be greatest team ever

With every dominating win - we're up to 37-0 - it becomes more and more apparent that Kentucky really isn't competing against the remaining teams in the NCAA Tournament. History is the opponent now.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, March 23, 2015

Hawks in worst slump of season with playoffs approaching

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks spent some extra time in the film room Monday. They didn't necessarily like what they were seeing but couldn't argue with what it showed.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Ware returns to the NCAA Tournament

ATLANTA - Georgia State's Kevin Ware shows no queasiness toward that nasty scar running down the front of his right leg. He even rubs it from time to time - a good luck charm, one might say.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Hawks keep focus on 'bigger goals' during long road trip

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks headed west on their longest road trip of the season with really just one goal left to accomplish during the regular season: Be at their best when the playoffs begin.
By Paul Newberry

Hawks score season high rout of Kings

ATLANTA - Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll each scored 20 points as the Atlanta Hawks bounced back from a rare loss by becoming the first NBA team to 50 wins.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Hawks extend streak with win over Cavaliers

ATLANTA - Al Horford scored 19 points and Kyle Korver hit two big 3-pointers in the fourth quarter after struggling much of the night, leading the Atlanta Hawks to a 106-97 victory.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, March 6, 2015

Manuel siblings thriving on court, in pool

Ryan and Simone Manuel could have a lot to talk about in March.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Hawks-Cavaliers matchup might serve a playoff barometer

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are blowing away everyone in the Eastern Conference. Yet, there's always a sense that LeBron James will be standing in the way when they get to the playoffs.
By Paul Newberry
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