Kobe Bryant scored 28 points and the Los Angeles Lakers won for only the second time this season, beating the Atlanta Hawks 114-109 Tuesday night.
The morning after the game, the team announced Bryant was indeed sick with the flu. Bryant also sat out practice and even missed his charity event at Exposition Park.
Levenson said he wrote the email in an attempt “to bridge Atlanta’s racial sports divide.” Instead, he offered his divisive comments, including his theory that Hawks black fans kept white fans away.
Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap was added to Team USA’s roster for the training camp that opens Monday in Las Vegas.
Blake Griffin made 11 of 19 shots while extending his career-best streak of games with 20 or more points to 22.
The Atlanta Hawks, looking for more front-line help as they attempt to remain in the Eastern Conference playoff race, acquired 37-year-old forward Antawn Jamison from the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday.
Kyle Korver sank three 3-pointers in Atlanta’s dominant third quarter, Al Horford scored 19 points and the Hawks beat cold-shooting Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers 114-100 Monday night.
Kyle Korver scored a season-high 23 points and tied the NBA record for consecutive games with a 3-pointer in the Atlanta Hawks’ 107-97 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night.
Xavier Henry scored 18 points, Pau Gasol hit two tiebreaking free throws with 6 seconds remaining, and the Los Angeles Lakers, who lost all of a 21-point lead, beat the Atlanta Hawks 105-103 on Sunday night.
The Miami heat have acquired Long Beach swingman James Ennis after he was selected by Atlanta Hawks with the 50th overall pick in the NBA draft.
Devin Harris scored 17 points, Ivan Johnson hit a key basket and the shorthanded Atlanta Hawks shook off a 20-point third quarter by Kobe Bryant, snapping a three-game losing streak with a 96-92 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.
Kobe Bryant scored 11 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and hit the go-ahead layup with 9 seconds left, leading the Los Angeles Lakers back to .500 for the first time in more than two months with a 99-98 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night.
Jeff Teague had 19 points and 11 assists, Zaza Pachulia added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks won their fifth straight game with a 104-93 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night.
Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan spent most of the fourth quarter cheerleading from the bench, while reserves Mo Williams, Eric Bledsoe andReggie Evans and kept the Atlanta Hawks at bay.
The Atlanta Hawks finally, finally have an owner. After years of internal strife amongst the myriad owners involved in the team’s ownership group, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports today that Los Angeles pizza chain owner and diverse business mogul Alex Meruelo has an agreement to become majority owner of the Hawks.