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Hawks flying high as playoffs await

...this is a team that endured a nine-year rebuilding job marred by all sorts of embarrassing moments along the way. Isaiah Rider. A money-back playoff guarantee. A 13-win season. An ugly ownership squabble. But the Hawks have slowly returned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/16/nba_195287.shtml
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Trading for Wallace reminiscent of deal for Rider

...said Tuesday. "He was a fun guy to be around and a fun guy to play with." The same probably can't be said about Isaiah Rider. Four years ago, the enigmatic guard was traded to the Hawks after wearing out his welcome in Portland. Atlanta was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/11/nba_404206.shtml
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Love him or hate him, Kasten's impact was huge

...and quicker, the Hawks gambled. They dumped older players such as Steve Smith and Mookie Blaylock. They traded for Isaiah Rider with Kasten's blessing. "I'll take the blame for that one," he said. Instead of rebuilding, the Hawks fell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/19/oth_393462.shtml
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Hawks woes continue

...Atlanta, the damage already was done. There was no undoing the ill-fated trade that sent Steve Smith to Portland for Isaiah Rider - which most point to as the moment when the Hawks went from a respectable team to a mess. Rider didn't even make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/26/nba_303143.shtml
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Pippen day-to-day with ankle injury

...Conference finals against the Blazers set the table for their NBA title run. Shaquille O'Neal scored 36 points and Isaiah Rider scored seven of his 13 points in the fourth quarter, including a big 3-pointer that put the Lakers ahead 85-77...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/02/nba_298126.shtml
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Overtime: Lakers sign former Hawk bad boy Rider

...Rider The Los Angeles Lakers, whose Dennis Rodman experiment was a miserable failure, added another NBA bad boy, Isaiah Rider. A 6-foot-5 guard, Rider, whose constant tardiness caused him to clash with his coaches in Atlanta last season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/26/oth_297049.shtml
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Atlanta coach wants to stay

...with his players centered on a Sports Illustrated article published this week that addressed the off-season trade for Isaiah Rider and its negative effect on the team. In the article, Wilkens indicated that Rider's behavior could have been assuaged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/01/nba_285530.shtml
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Rider quickly wears out welcome with Hawks

...out with yet another team, is there anyone who wants Isaiah Rider? The talented, troubled guard didn't even make it...final 18 games of a lost season. "I'm the biggest Isaiah Rider fan," rookie guard Jason Terry said. "I sit next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/19/nba_284971.shtml
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Jackson leads Hawks to win

...just really needed a win real bad," Abdur-Rahim said. "They basically just wanted it more than we did." Notes: Isaiah Rider matched a season low with two points. Still leading the Hawks with a 20.2 scoring average, the shooting guard played...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/12/nba_283853.shtml
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Deadline passes with little activity

...Hawks reportedly were contemplating moving shot-blocking center Dikembe Mutombo and talented but troublesome guard Isaiah Rider. Instead, the only move they made involved Johnson, a point guard buried behind Bimbo Coles and Jason Terry. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/25/nba_284479.shtml
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