DeMarre Carroll has been the Hawks' best players in the playoffs. (Curtis Compton, ccompton@ajc.com)

LIVE: Hawks hope to finally close out Brooklyn

7:27 pm May. 1, 2015

NEW YORK — The Hawks are about to play their sixth playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets, which is one or two games more than expected. So can they avoid this thing going the distance?

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Danny Ferry is taking an indefinite leave from the Hawks. (AP)

Hawks finally get honest, Ferry takes leave

4:41 pm Sep. 12, 2014

The Hawks finally got honest about something Friday: It wasn’t going to work.

It doesn’t matter what side of the debate you were on about Danny Ferry’s remarks or the (latest) continental divide in team ownership.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says Bruce Levenson is a businessman, not a racist. (AP photo)

Levenson, Kareem miss point about Atlanta

12:02 pm Sep. 8, 2014

There were more than 70,000 fans in the Georgia Dome for Sunday’s game between the Falcons and New Orleans Saints. I didn’t stop to do an actual breakdown by race but I can verify that