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The Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate after defeating the Atlanta Hawks during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Cavs Sweep Hawks To Reach NBA Finals

LeBron James scored 23 points and Cleveland reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Hawks on Tuesday night to win the Eastern Conference title.

05/27/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: April 27th-May 1st

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

05/01/2015

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Atlanta Hawks To Be Sold For $850 Million

While the top-seeded Hawks were playing Brooklyn in an opening-round series Wednesday night, they announced a deal to sell the team for $850 million to a group led by billionaire businessman Antony Ressler.

04/23/2015

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Atlanta’s Mike Budenholzer Voted NBA Coach Of The Year

The second-year coach was honored Tuesday after leading the Hawks to a 60-22 record — the best in franchise history — and top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

04/21/2015

Paul Millsap of the Atlanta Hawks shoots against Bernard James and Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks at Philips Arena on February 25, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Short-Handed Mavs Fall To Hawks 104-87

The Hawks took the lead with a 13-0 run in the third quarter and went on to a 104-87 win Wednesday night over Dallas, who was without suspended guard Rajon Rondo.

02/26/2015

DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 22: Richard Jefferson #24 of the Dallas Mavericks handles the ball against Shelvin Mack #8 of the Atlanta Hawks on December 22, 2014 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hawks Hold Off Mavericks For Fourth Straight Win

Atlanta Hawks beat the Dallas Mavericks, with Dirk Nowitzki and Rajon Rondo, 105-102.

12/23/2014

DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 30:  Monta Ellis #11 of the Dallas Mavericks takes a shot against Paul Millsap #4 of the Atlanta Hawks at American Airlines Center on October 30, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Monta Leads Mavs To ‘Ball-Buster’ Opening Win

“This was a ball-buster game,’ said coach Rick Carlisle, whose Mavs survived all the ‘busting’ with a 118-109 season-opening win over visiting Atlanta on Wednesday.

10/31/2013

Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks takes a shot against Mike Scott #32 of the Atlanta Hawks at American Airlines Center on October 30, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Ellis, Nowitzki Lead Mavs Past Hawks 118-109

Monta Ellis started his Dallas career with 32 points, Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 and the Mavericks spoiled Mike Budenholzer’s coaching debut with a 118-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.

10/30/2013

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5 Things About The Western Conference Race

The NBA season was barely over for two weeks, and the Houston Rockets found themselves in another heated competition to gain ground in the Western Conference.

10/25/2013

DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 23:  Shelvin Mack #8 of the Atlanta Hawks dribbles the ball against Vince Carter #25 of the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on October 23, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.   NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Mavs-Hawks: Say Yes To The Dress (Rehearsal)?

So much of the talk of a ‘dress rehearsal’ in this 98-88 preseason home win over the Hawks was just talk – even as Dirk Nowitzki registered his first fourth-quarter minutes of the preseason.

10/24/2013

DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 23:  Shawn Marion #0 of the Dallas Mavericks dribbles the ball against Cartier Martin #20 of the Atlanta Hawks at American Airlines Center on October 23, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.   NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Dirk Leads Mavs To Preseason Win Over Hawks

Dirk Nowitzki scored 17 points, Monta Ellis added 15 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the short-handed Atlanta Hawks 98-88 in a preseason game Wednesday night.

10/24/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: NBA Commissioner David Stern shakes hands with Shane Larkin who is drafted number 18 overall by the Atlanta Hawks during the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 27, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mavs Get Miami’s Larkin After Trades

The Dallas Mavericks have a new point guard. They’ve also made it clear they plan to make a run at center Dwight Howard in free agency.

06/27/2013

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