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NBA All-Star Game: Atlanta Hawks Joe Johnson, Al Horford Make the Cut

February 3rd, 2011
Center Al Horford, the East’s sixth most efficient player, and shooting guard Joe Johnson, whose 20.6 points per game lead the Atlanta Hawks, were chosen as reserves for the All-Star game in Los Angeles. This is Horford’s second All-Star game appearance in as many years, and the sky is getting higher ...

Flying with Clipped Wings: The Atlanta Hawks Stay Hot Despite Injuries

January 22nd, 2011
The last week has really been a strange one for the Hawks. They somehow managed to put up one of the worst performances in franchise history and go 3-1 in the same week. The Hawks (29-16) started the week on Monday night with a last-second 100-98 win over the Sacramento Kings ...

Al Horford is Making His Case as One of the NBA’s Best

January 18th, 2011
For a guy playing Center that most people think should be playing Power Forward, the Hawks’ Al Horford is quietly putting together a fantastic year.   Horford, at only 6’10” 245 pounds, is on the smaller side to play Center in the NBA, but that doesn’t take anything away from him as ...