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March 14, 2012 | By Melissa Rohlin
So this is what the Clippers look like when they share the ball? They opened Wednesday's game against Atlanta with guns blazing from all corners of the court, a balanced scoring blitz which helped them lead by as many as nine points in the first quarter and enter halftime with a 50-42 advantage. At the end of the first, Chris Paul and Mo Williams had five points apiece and Caron Butler, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan each added four points. As a team, they shot 70.6% from the field.  The only problem for the Clippers was that the Hawks weren't missing either.
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April 23, 2014 | By Paresh Dave
The latest Albuquerque police officer to fatally shoot a suspect was caught in a lie three years ago during the case of another officer implicated in a deadly shooting, according to an attorney and sworn testimony. In 2011, Officer Jeremy Dear told a police investigator that he saw the suspect, Alan Gomez, holding a cigarette and standing in front of his house talking with police, according to federal court records. Gomez was a suspect in a hostage situation and was considered armed.
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SPORTS
January 30, 2010
at Atlanta 100, Boston 91: Joe Johnson scored 16 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and the Hawks beat Boston to complete their first season sweep of the Celtics in 11 years. Cleveland 94, at Indiana 73: LeBron James finished with 22 points, a season-high 13 assists and nine rebounds, the third time in five games that he missed a triple-double by a single rebound. Chicago 108, at New Orleans 106 (OT): Luol Deng scored 26 points, including a putback with 0.2 of a second left in regulation to force overtime.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 13, 2014 | By Joe Flint
Senior Turner Broadcasting executive Steve Koonin has been named chief executive of the Atlanta Hawks basketball team. He'll be in charge of operations for both the National Basketball Assn. franchise and its home court Philips Arena. Koonin will also have an ownership stake in the team. A well-regarded programming and marketing executive, Koonin has been with Turner for 14 years, rising to the rank of president of Turner Entertainment Networks, whose holdings include TNT, TBS, TruTV and Cartoon Network.
SPORTS
January 9, 2010
at Atlanta 93, Boston 85: Jamal Crawford scored 18 points, and the Hawks beat the Celtics for the second time this season. Dallas 112, at San Antonio 103: Dirk Nowitzki scored 26 points, 16 in the fourth quarter, when the Mavericks rallied from a 10-point deficit. at Denver 99, Cleveland 97: The Nuggets won without injured Carmelo Anthony, and despite LeBron James' 35 points for the Cavaliers. Miami 109, at Phoenix 105: Dwyane Wade had 33 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for the Heat.
SPORTS
December 11, 2009
at Atlanta 118, Chicago 83: Jamal Crawford scored a season-high 29 points for the Hawks, who opened the second half with a 20-4 run. The Bulls have lost four games in a row and nine of 10. They trailed by as many as 30 points in the third quarter. Detroit 90, at Philadelphia 86: Rodney Stuckey scored 27 points and made the winning basket with 8.7 seconds left, sending the 76ers to their 11th consecutive loss. Allen Iverson scored 11 points for the 76ers and tied the score, 86-86, with 1:06 left.
SPORTS
December 20, 2009
at Chicago 101, Atlanta 98 (OT): Derrick Rose scored a career-high 32 points and the Bulls overcame a season-high 40 points from Joe Johnson to end the Hawks' winning streak at six games. at Phoenix 121, Washington 95: Steve Nash had 15 points and 15 assists before sitting out the fourth quarter as the Suns, the only NBA team without a home loss, improved to 10-0 in Phoenix. Utah 110, at Charlotte 102: Deron Williams had 23 points and 10 assists, and Carlos Boozer had 22 points and 11 rebounds as the Jazz bounced back from Friday's blowout loss in Atlanta.
SPORTS
January 16, 2010
Jamal Crawford made a long three-pointer at the buzzer to cap an Atlanta rally in the final seconds, giving the Hawks a 102-101 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. The home team trailed 100-96 after Steve Nash made two free throws with 10 seconds left. But Atlanta squeezed two more possessions out of the clock, and Phoenix missed a couple of chances to put the Hawks away. After Amare Stoudemire missed one of two free throws with three seconds left, Mike Bibby inbounded the ball to Crawford, who made a 28-footer over Jared Dudley.
SPORTS
April 2, 2010
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James scored 27 points and Cleveland entered an elite fraternity with its 60th win by scoring 14 straight points in the fourth quarter to pull away and beat Atlanta, 93-88. The Cavaliers became the ninth team to post successive 60-win seasons. "Our goals are huge much bigger than winning 60 games or clinching home court or anything like that," James said. "But you can't take something like that for granted. When those goals happen, you embrace it." Mo Williams scored 24 and J.J. Hickson added a career-high 16 rebounds for the Cavaliers.
SPORTS
January 12, 2010
Joe Johnson scored 36 points, going five for seven from three-point range, to lead Atlanta to a 102-96 victory over Boston on Monday night. Three of the Celtics' 10 losses have been to Atlanta, which had lost seven straight to Boston before this season. Rajon Rondo had 26 points and seven assists for Boston. Rasheed Wallace was a last-minute scratch because of a sore left foot, and Boston was already without Kevin Garnett. The Hawks benefited from three straight technical fouls on the Celtics coaching staff in the third quarter.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 2014
Van Vlahakis Ecology-minded entrepreneur founded Earth Friendly Products Van Vlahakis, 79, an ecology-minded entrepreneur who manufactured and marketed environmentally safe cleaning products, including the best-selling ECOS laundry detergent, died Sunday at his home in Key Largo, Fla., his family said. The cause of death was not known. The Greek-born Vlahakis founded Venus Laboratories in the garage of his Chicago home in 1967. A decade later he changed the name to Earth Friendly Products and opened a headquarters and factory in Garden Grove.
OPINION
March 23, 2014 | Doyle McManus
Here's what the United States has done so far in an attempt to deter further Russian incursions into Ukraine: applied two rounds of economic sanctions and asked Congress to approve $1 billion in loan guarantees for Kiev. Here's what President Obama says he won't do: "We are not going to be getting into a military excursion in Ukraine," he told a television station in San Diego last week. PHOTOS: A peek inside 5 doomed dictators' opulent lifestyles The president's careful response and unwillingness to consider military intervention has met with general support from other Democrats.
SPORTS
March 9, 2014 | By Broderick Turner
Jamal Crawford sat toward the end of the Clippers' bench during a game Saturday night against the Atlanta Hawks, his left leg wrapped in ice, the pain in his strained calf too much for him to play in the second half. He had given the Clippers 9 minutes 35 seconds of playing time in the first half, but was unable to go any more even though Crawford and the Clippers said the shooting guard didn't reinjure himself. Crawford is not expected to play Monday night against the Phoenix Suns at Staples Center and may not play the rest of the week.
SPORTS
March 8, 2014 | By Broderick Turner
It took all the Clippers had to escape with a 109-108 over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night at Staples Center. It took Atlanta's Jeff Teague making just one of two free throws with 1.2 seconds left and his team trailing by two points. It took Chris Paul, who had 19 points and 10 assists, making a bank shot to give the Clippers a 109-107 lead with 54 seconds left. BOX SCORE: Clippers 109, Hawks 108 It took the Clippers overcoming Blake Griffin missing two free throws with 13.4 seconds left that could have sealed the game and given Los Angeles a four-point lead.
SPORTS
March 7, 2014 | By Broderick Turner
CLIPPERS VS. ATLANTA When: 7:30. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 980, 1220. Records: Clippers 43-20, Hawks 26-33. Record vs. Hawks: 0-1. Update: The Clippers are 25-5 at home this season, one of the best records in the league. This will be the fourth game for the Hawks in a five-game West Coast trip.
SPORTS
January 30, 2014 | By Sam Farmer
NEW YORK - Russell Wilson sat quietly at his Seattle Seahawks locker before a recent practice, and carefully used a felt-tip marker to write a word on his taped wrist. In block letters: POISE. Evidently, even he needs a reminder, although in his second season and on the verge of the second Super Bowl in Seahawks history, Wilson is more poised than NFL quarterbacks far older and more experienced. In fact, he might wear reminders on his wrist, but Wilson does not wear his heart on his sleeve.
NATIONAL
May 1, 2013 | By David Horsey
The hawks are squawking. Congressional conservatives and the right-wing media are blasting President Obama for going soft on the Syrians. The president insists that there is a "game-changing" red line the Syrian government will have crossed if it is found to have used chemical weapons against its people, but he has bent the red line so far, the hawks say, that not only the Syrians, but the Iranians and North Koreans will conclude Obama is a...
SPORTS
December 30, 2009
The Cleveland Cavaliers held Atlanta scoreless for almost nine minutes to open the fourth quarter and scored the first 10 points of the period to break open a close game and beat the Hawks, 95-84, Tuesday night. Mo Williams had 20 points for the Cavaliers, who won in their first game at Philips Arena since completing a four-game sweep of the Hawks in the second round of last season's playoffs. LeBron James had 14 points, 10 assists and five steals but made only six of 20 shots.
BUSINESS
January 13, 2014 | By Ronald D. White
Quiksilver Inc. of Huntington Beach has sold its licensed apparel subsidiary, Hawk Designs Inc., to Sherman Oaks-based Cherokee Inc. for $19 million, the companies announced Monday. Hawk Designs, which Quiksilver acquired in 2000, owns a line of clothing tied to skateboarding legend Tony Hawk. The brand is sold through Kohl's Corp., and Cherokee said that relationship would continue. Hawk said in a statement that he "will continue to be actively involved in the brand's development.
SPORTS
January 12, 2014 | Eric Sondheimer
Mike Tice, hired as the offensive line coach for the Atlanta Falcons earlier this week, could have an exciting few months ahead with some distractions off the field. Tice is co-owner of the 3-year-old colt Midnight Hawk, who is two for two after taking the Grade III, $100,000 Sham Stakes by 13/4 lengths over Kristo on Saturday at Santa Anita. It was the first stakes for 3-year-olds during the winter-spring meeting and gained Midnight Hawk, a son of Midnight Lute, 10 points toward a possible start in the Kentucky Derby.
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