Coliseum Authority votes to seek $15 million in SPLOST for new Augusta arena

...heavily involved in developing the financial and business terms leading to construction of Philips Arena in downtown Atlanta, Usry said.Philips Arena, built over the site of the imploded former Omni Coliseum, seats 18,047 for Atlanta Hawks...

Atlanta Hawks take on a new look for 2015-16

...sale of the Atlanta Hawks to an ownership group led by billionaire Tony Ressler.Along with the operating rights to Philips Arena, the Hawks were sold for $850 million. The NBA announced Wednesday's sale closing.Former NBA star Grant Hill...

The Atlanta Hawks are getting little respect as a title contender

...There was no mention at all of the Hawks at all when Barkley ripped off his list of potential title contenders.At Philips Arena, where the Hawks practiced in preparation for Game 1 Sunday against the Brooklyn Nets, there was a quiet determination...

Hawks rally past short-handed Mavericks

...employees home. Then, the NBA decided the game would be played.As of game time, the only accumulations of frozen precipitation were north of Atlanta but rain caused a leak in the Philips Arena roof that delayed the game about 5 minutes.

Music by Turner: 'School's Out' is one anthem everyone hums these days

...School's Out before disbanding. Cooper still performs as a solo act and interestingly, is set to perform Aug. 30 at Philips Arena in Atlanta ... just a week or two after the school year begins again!

Hawks lose Kyle Korver for rest of playoffs with ankle injury

...the side of Korver's ankle late in the third quarter of the Cavaliers' 94-82 victory Friday night.X-rays at Philips Arena were negative, but a follow-up MRI and examination confirmed a severe high-ankle sprain. Korver will be examined...

Fans rally around Hawks as they prep for conference finals against Cavaliers

...been building all season.The average attendance at Philips Arena of 17,412 ranked 17th in the league ? up from 28th...Kessler said he has been a season-ticket holder since Philips Arena opened in 1999. Before this year, he said it was...

Wizards look to continue their road success

...Wizards a 1-0 lead over top-seeded Atlanta in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The teams meet again tonight at Philips Arena, with the Hawks desperate to even things up before the best-of-seven series shifts to Wash ington for Games 3 and...

Hawks fend off Nets, take series lead

...3-2 in the best-of-seven series, with Game 6 on Friday night in Brooklyn. If needed, Game 7 would be back at Philips Arena on Sunday."The playoffs are a new season," said Horford, who dislocated his right pinky in Game 1 but has played...

Hawks' Budenholzer named coach of the year

...consideration."I don't want to sound like I'm not appreciative of it," Budenholzer said after a ceremony at Philips Arena. "But in a perfect world, I'd be somewhere else."A longtime assistant under Popovich at San Antonio, Budenholzer...