HoopsHype Atlanta Hawks Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: October 23, 2014 | 10:33 AM - Twitters - Rumors - Roster - Salaries

Jeff McDonald

With the Spurs still not quite in title-defense mode, Budenholzer's Hawks get breakthrough preseason victory expressnews.com/sports/spurs/a…

Paul Garcia

From last night: Hawks defeat Spurs with strong passing attack; Leonard injury update ift.tt/1rjwD71

Kris Willis

Quick thoughts on Hawks win over Spurs sbnation.com/e/6808862

Iñako Diaz-Guerra

VÍDEO | Spurs 107 - Hawks 117. Ilusión en Atlanta con los 'nuevos' Hawks de un Al Horford que ya juega 30 minutos. baloncesto.as.com/videos/2014/10…

Jeff McDonald

With Spurs not yet in title-defense form, Budenholzer's Hawks score preseason breakthrough expressnews.com/sports/spurs/a…

Michael De Leon

Hawks defeat Spurs with strong passing attack; Leonard injury update ift.tt/1rjwD71 #spurs

Paul Garcia

Hawks defeat Spurs with strong passing attack; Leonard injury update - projectspurs.com/2014-articles/…

Thabo Sefolosha

Team did great tonight... @Jaryd Wilson Getting better everyday! @NBA_Africa @NBA One week until show time!! #ATLOpeningTip

Paul Garcia

Spurs lingo from Hawks guard Shelvin Mack: "...guys were willing to pass up good shots for great shots." Mack talking about Hawks tonight.

Josh Lewenberg

Bebe's biggest NBA supporter: Atlanta's Al Horford. Said he was frustrated Hawks didn't sign him but Al would take him for dinner/to church

Paul Garcia

Manu Ginobili says right now the Hawks are competing at a high level and look ready for the regular season.

Kris Willis

Hawks close preseason with win over Spurs sbnation.com/e/6808122

Paul Garcia

"They're going to be a really good team, they're starting to buy into the system." - Coach Pop on the Hawks.

Paul Garcia

Preseason Spurs fall to Hawks 117-107. SA shoots 53%, ATL 52%. SA 21 turnovers. Parker 17 points, Teague 21 points.

Paul Garcia

Nice play by the Hawks - dribble pitch allows Mike Scott to get into the lane, then he kicks out to an open Shelvin Mack for three.

Paul Garcia

Hawks offense will continue to stay efficient for Coach Bud, however, defense is one of their main concerns this year.

Dan McCarney

Hawks have pounded them by 29 in that span.

Paul Garcia

3Q: Preseason Spurs 74, Hawks 95. ATL pours in 42 points in the 3Q. ATL shot 67% in the third quarter.

Paul Garcia

Last season, Hawks ranked 1st in Field Goals assisted on at 67%. Tonight leading 95-74, Hawks have assisted on 24 of 32 makes.

Dan McCarney

Damn, lead is now 22 points for the Hawks. Spurs up to 18 turnovers. Going to mail in my wrapup in their honor.

Paul Garcia

2:30 left until the fourth quarter and the Hawks are outscoring the Spurs 37-22 in the third quarter. SA down 90-70 #Preseason

Dan McCarney

Hot take: Korver can shoot. Hits his 6th 3 in 10 attempts, Hawks up 81-68.

Paul Garcia

Both teams with 16 points so far in 3Q, Hawks lead by 5. Parker and Teague battling, Parker with 17 points, Teague 18.

Jeff McDonald

Spurs -- 14 turnovers leading to 22 Atlanta points; Hawks -- 6 turnovers for 6 SA points.

Paul Garcia

Spurs with 7 turnovers in the second quarter for 15 ATL points. Hawks with 10 assists on 14 makes in 2Q. Teams flipped script in 2Q.

Mike Monroe

#Hawks Kyle Korver closes out 1st half in San Antonio with long 3-ball; ATL 53, SAS 48

Paul Garcia

Kyle Korver makes the contested three to end the half. Preseason Hawks 53, Spurs 48. SA shooting 50%. Parker 10 points, Teague 14 points.

Dan McCarney

Spurs now up to TO No. 14. And trailing the Hawks by two, 48-46...

Paul Garcia

1Q: Preseason Spurs 25, Hawks 17. SA moving the ball, 8 assists on 10 made baskets. All five starters scored in 1Q

Jeff McDonald

Also Thabo Sefolosha in a Hawks uniform is just weird.

Paul Garcia

Spurs lead 17-13 over the Hawks with 3:24 left in 1Q. SA with 5 assists on 7 makes. As Danny said Monday, ball movement is getting in form

Paul Garcia

Duncan, Beli, Parker, Danny Green, and Diaw starting for Spurs vs. Hawks tonight

Jeff McDonald

Spurs: Parker, Green, Belinelli, Diaw, Duncan. Hawks: Teague, Korver, Carroll, Millsap, Horford.

Kris Willis

Atlanta Hawks vs San Antonio Spurs game thread sbnation.com/e/6799272

Chris Vivlamore

Slow sale process another sign of Hawks’ ownership woes on-ajc.com/1ouHGi3

Chris Vivlamore

Slow sale process another sign of Hawks' ownership issues. myajc.com/news/sports/ba… #ATLHawks

Scott Cacciola

Silver: Hawks potentially wanting new ownership by end of calendar year might be "ambitious." Several groups have expressed interest.

Chris Vivlamore

Hawks' @Kent Bazemore working to improve his offense with rebuilt jump shot. ajc.com/news/sports/ba… #ATLHawks

Zach Lowe

Interesting how almost all of the branches off the Spurs management tree -- Hawks, Jazz, Thunder, Pelicans -- voted against lotto reform.

Barry Jackson

In NBA.com's annual poll of all NBA GMs, 59.3% said Wizards will win Southeast Division.29.6% said Heat;7.4 Hawks;3.7 Bobcats

Kris Willis

Hawks prepare to close out preseason against Spurs sbnation.com/e/6798760

Steve Koonin

Thanks for the shoutout @Tip. Can't wait to do big things together this year and thanks for repping our @Jaryd Wilson! #ATLOpeningTIP #Nov1st

Ira Winderman

Alas, the Hawks have waived Dexter Pittman.

John Schuhmann

So much for my dream of TWO Hokies in the league. Erick Green will have to carry the torch. MT @Jaryd Wilson: We have waived Jarell Eddie.

Chris Vivlamore

The Hawks have released training camp invitees Dexter Pittman and Jarell Eddie. Roster now at 15. #ATLHawks