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Former Hawk Lou Hudson dies at 69

...deservedly recognized with the ultimate symbol of his significance to the franchise with the number 23 hanging inside Philips Arena."Beginning with the 1969-70 season, Hudson averaged at least 24 points in five straight seasons. In his years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-11/former-hawk-lou-hudson-dies-6
Hawks rally past Celtics, boost playoff hopes

...few dazzling moments in his first game in Atlanta since tearing his anterior cruciate ligament Jan. 25, 2013, at Philips Arena.Early in the third, Jared Sullinger stole the ball from Brand under the Atlanta basket and flipped the ball to Rondo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-09/hawks-rally-past-celtics-boos
Pistons snap 10-game losing streak in Atlanta

...hit and we came back."Atlanta gets another chance to pad its lead over New York on Wednesday when Boston visits Philips Arena. The Knicks' next game is Friday at Toronto."We were hoping to build off the (Indiana) game when we came out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-08/pistons-snap-10-game-losing-s
Hawks clinging to final playoff spot in East

...Detroit (27-47), Boston (23-51) and Milwaukee (14-60).Also, Atlanta plays six of its last nine at Philips Arena, where the Hawks are 21-14 this season despite drawing some of the league's smallest crowds.New York, on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-01/hawks-clinging-final-playoff-
Fans to pack house in Indy for battle of Bluegrass State

...neutral-site games. This month's Southeastern Conference tourney in Atlanta was a perfect example as they swamped Philips Arena and the city affectionately renamed "Cat-lanta" when they're in town.Louisville's followers are just as dedicated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-03-24/fans-pack-house-indy-batt
Pacers break through against Hawks in Atlanta

...defensively. We just missed open shots and couldn't get it in."The Pacers had not won in the regular season at Philips Arena since Dec. 22, 2006."I thought our resolve took over," West said. "We were really precise with our movement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-02-04/pacers-break-through-against-
Tar Heels knock off Yellow Jackets

...and conditions Wednesday prompted the postponement of a NBA game between the Detroit Pistons and Atlanta Hawks in Philips Arena, less than two miles from Tech's McCamish Pavilion.The ACC game policy dictates that the only reason a game should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-01-29/tar-heels-knock-yellow-ja
Ramblin' Rhodes: 2013 full of highlights for country music artists, fans

...a few days ago on national TV.? George Strait supposedly is doing his last tour. The closest announced date is Philips Arena in Atlanta on March 22. His Web site notes that Strait "will continue to record new music and play select...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-12-31/ramblin-rhodes-2013-f
Celtics top Hawks to end six-game slide

...down a powerful slam over the 6-foot-11 Faverani.The dunk gave the Hawks a 40-36 lead and drew a roar from the Philips Arena crowd. Despite just three points from Teague, Atlanta's leading scorer for the season, the Hawks took a 53-49...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-11-23/celtics-top-hawks-end-six-gam
Michaux: New stadiums for Braves, Falcons make no sense

...the Olympic flame and Michael Johnson shattering the 200-meter world record. The Braves took over the next year.Philips Arena completed the sports tableau in 1999, housing the NBA and NHL before one of the tenants took off for Winnipeg.Pretty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/braves/2013-11-11/michaux-new-stadi