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February 1, 2015 Updates

Smith said before the game he had no ill will toward his former team, which went on a seven-game winning streak immediately after cutting him. "I still have friends on this team, where we hung out and we had fun times and fun memories together," Smith said. "I have no hard feelings. When they went on that winning streak, I knew the process and the hard work that we had to put in right after Labor Day weekend, all the way into training camp — it was finally kind of paying off." USA Today Sports

January 31, 2015 Updates
January 29, 2015 Updates

He’s made 47-of-129 long balls this season (36.4 percent) after going 31-of-113 as a member of the Utah Jazz – in seven seasons! “I didn’t realize Paul could do this much,” coach Mike Budenholzer said not just of Wednesday but of Millsap’s past 15 or so months. “We thought he was going to be versatile, but I think he’s more versatile. We thought he could extend his range … he’s followed through and done that.” Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Against Brooklyn, Millsap blocked two shots and recorded a steal. He entered the night No. 12 in the NBA in steals (1.8 per game), and with his somewhat new-found long jumper, Millsap has become more dangerous. “Absolutely,” he said when asked if the threat of his 3-pointer has opened up the rest of his game. “I’m able to pump-fake, and put it on the ground and take guys off the dribble and try to create for my teammates.” Atlanta Journal-Constitution

On an evening when he made a career-high 15-of-16 free throws, Millsap added 5-of-9 work from the field, including 3-of-5 3-pointers. He’s made 47-of-129 long balls this season (36.4 percent) after going 31-of-113 as a member of the Utah Jazz – in seven seasons! “I didn’t realize Paul could do this much,” coach Mike Budenholzer said not just of Wednesday but of Millsap’s past 15 or so months. “We thought he was going to be versatile, but I think he’s more versatile. We thought he could extend his range … he’s followed through and done that.” Atlanta Journal-Constitution

January 28, 2015 Updates

THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN HAWKS HISTORY

While arguably the most popular, Dominique Wilkins is not the best player in franchise history.

   

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