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2016 Schedule
48-34, 1st in Southeast
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The best laid plans can go awry

As DeMar DeRozan discovered Tuesday night when his dunk attempt against China failed, Josh Smith once overshot his target when glory appeared within reach during his time in Atlanta.

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Schroder schools a few basketball amateurs (1:26)
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Hawks will take step back in East

Al Horford's out, and Dwight Howard's in. That means fewer wins and slipping a few notches in the conference, according to the ninth annual Summer Forecast compiled by ESPN's expert panel. Forecast: 2016-17 East standings

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Summer Forecast: How the East will play out in 2016-17

Summer Forecast is back! How will the East standings shake out in 2016-17? Will anyone threaten to dethrone the champion Cavs? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.

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Can the NBA fix the “hack-a” problem?

Dwight Howard reportedly would shoot in the upper-70s in the Rockets practice gym. However, Atlanta's new big man shot just 48.9 from the charity stripe in games last season. Tom Haberstroh explores the "hack-a-player" epidemic going on throughout the league. Bigs at the foul line

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No. 5 Pedro's Posse vs. No. 9 Always a Brave

Mike Bibby and Jason Williams lead Pedro's Posse. Bibby nearly had a triple-double, meanwhile, White Chocolate had 17 points and 10 assists in the opener. The supporting cast includes former Florida State guards Deividas Dulkys and Luke Loucks. TBT Super 16

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

How new Grizzlies coach David Fizdale survived South Central and much more about his dealing with Los Angeles police and gun violence in The Undefeated. http://bit.ly/2an6Ome

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Atlanta Hawks: Summer League results

The Hawks closed out Las Vegas play with an 89-79 consolation win over the Grizzlies on Friday. Bryce Cotton scored 18 points, and Brandon Ashley 17.

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Oubre leads Wizards past Hawks (0:28)
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Were Howard's tears insincere? (1:38)
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Howard admits rocky relationship with Harden (1:49)

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

Atlanta Hawks rookie DeAndre Bembry just woke up a sleepy Cox Pavilion with a monster dunk over Willie Cauley-Stein in transition.

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Howard's high-profile trip not a first

Dwight Howard isn't the first NBA star to earn high individual honors throughout his career while changing addresses every few years.

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NBA takes hack at hacking

The league's board of governors has approved rule changes aimed at curbing the strategy of deliberately fouling poor free-throw shooters. That should be welcome news to Dwight Howard and the Hawks.

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Can Howard turn numbers around?

Dwight Howard moves on this fall to his fourth NBA team, his hometown Hawks. His scoring and rebounding have dropped as he has switched teams after being drafted first overall by the Magic out of Atlanta Christian Academy in 2004.

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Howard happy for 'new beginning' in hometown

Dwight Howard said he's happy for a "new beginning" with his hometown Hawks and that Atlanta's pursuit of him helped him to feel "really good about myself again."

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Howard bothered by being called a 'cancer' in locker room (3:08)

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.812th
Rebounds Per Game42.124th
Assists Per Game25.62nd
Points Allowed99.26th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-164834.585
2014-156022.732
2013-143844.463
2012-134438.537
2011-124026.606

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