Rider quickly wears out welcome with Hawks

...team, is there anyone who wants Isaiah Rider? The talented, troubled guard didn't...his welcome in Minnesota and Portland, Rider remains confident he'll find a job somewhere...I'm not worried about who wants me," Rider said during a rambling diatribe after a...

Rider vows to make most of chance

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Isaiah Rider has averaged just over 18 points a game...list of off-court transgressions. Rider has racked up hundreds of thousands of...of assault and marijuana possession. Rider's career looked like it might be over...

Rider creating more headaches in Atlanta

...games into his Atlanta career, Isaiah Rider has repeatedly demonstrated to the Hawks...failure to attend practice Monday. But Rider balked at filling the sixth-man role...envisions for the team's leading scorer. Rider says he deserves to be a starter "either...

Rider tells Hawks to 'make me the man'

ATLANTA -- Isaiah Rider says he wants to become the focus of the...Smith was, or get me out of here," Rider said after the Hawks' 102-97 overtime...Coach Lenny Wilkens would not discuss Rider's comments. General manager Pete Babcock...

Rider a no-show for Hawks on eve of training camp

ATLANTA -- Isaiah Rider got off to a shaky start with his new team Monday. Rider added to his extensive resume of malfeasance when...Portland as part of a four-player deal that included Rider. Babcock spent the weekend trying to track down...

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Hawks open training camp without tardy Rider

...first day of training camp. For Isaiah Rider, it was an extension of his offseason...general manager Pete Babcock said. Rider, a guard acquired in an August trade with...Babcock on Monday afternoon and told him that Rider had missed several flights, but would...

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Rider returns to Hawks after missing practice

...After another disappearing act, Isaiah Rider returned the Atlanta Hawks for their first...was merely part of the grieving process. Rider, who has a troubled history in the NBA...was. "I just lost some of my people," Rider said as he sat at his locker prior to the...

Behind the flaming skull: The inspiration for Ghost Rider

...features Peter Fonda, Easy Rider's Captain America, playing...DE BERGERAC: Although Ghost Rider might not be the poet the famous...proboscis rarely ignites. (GHOST) RIDERS IN THE SKY: This 1948 Stan...fearsome bandit mask. Ghost Rider rides from town to town righting...

Rider helps put away Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Isaiah Rider showed up in time for the playoffs...included yet more episodes of lateness, Rider scored 25 points and the Portland Trail...we just kept going through him." Rider was a non-factor for the Blazers in...

Rider leads Hawks past Kings

...the Atlanta Hawks on his back, Isaiah Rider seems worth all the trouble he caused earlier in the season. Rider equaled his season high with 32 points...don't care what they say about Isaiah Rider," said Sacramento's Nick Anderson...