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Hawks' Budenholzer named coach of the year

...the Hawks arranged for Popovich, whose defending NBA champions are in Los Angeles to play the Clippers in the Western Conference playoffs, to make the call to Budenholzer telling him he was coach of the year.It was Popovich who gave Budenholzer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-21/hawks-budenholzer-named-coach
The Atlanta Hawks are getting little respect as a title contender

...alone.Golden State went 67-15 in the loaded Western Conference, a record bested or matched by only 10 teams in...think this is their best opportunity to get to the Western Conference finals," said Kenny Smith, the former player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-17/atlanta-hawks-are-getting-lit
Pelicans top Spurs, clinch playoff spot

...which needed to win to secure the second seed in the Western Conference playoffs. NETS 101, MAGIC 88In New York, Brooklyn...Southwest Division and got the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference when San Antonio lost to New Orleans, The Rockets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-15/pelicans-top-spurs-clinch-pla
Kyrie Irving helps Cleveland set the tone in opener against Boston

...Tenn., reserve Beno Udrih scored 20 points and the Grizzlies never trailed in routing Portland in Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round series.Zach Randolph had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Marc Gasol added 15 points and 11 rebounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-19/kyrie-irving-helps-cleveland-
Tampa Bay ties up series with Detroit at 1-1

...empty-netter for his first career playoff hat trick, leading St. Louis to a victory over Minnesota that evened the Western Conference series at a game apiece.Tarasenko had an assist and no shots in a 4-2 loss in Game 1, but responded with an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-04-18/tampa-bay-ties-series-detr
Stanley Cup playoffs to have different feel

...Division teams this year.Division champion St. Louis drew a meeting with Minnesota, which finished with the Western Conference's sixth-best record. The other Central matchup is a brawl between high-powered Chicago and surprising Nashville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-04-12/stanley-cup-playoffs-have-
Spurs continue to surge

...consecutive victory, 107-91 over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night.San Antonio moved into second place in the Western Conference and took a half-game lead over idle Memphis in the Southwest Division. The defending champion Spurs have won...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-12/spurs-continue-surge
Big-name coaches could improve SEC in basketball

...Four in 2003 and has made the NCAA Tournament 19 of the last 20 seasons. Johnson coached the Dallas Mavericks to a Western Conference title in 2006.The increased salaries being offered to coaches also reflects the impact of the SEC Network that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-11/big-name-coaches-could-im
Hawks pummel Hornets, reach 60-win plateau

...San Antonio jumped into the third spot in the Western Conference and Houston dropped from third to sixth.The Spurs...City for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. THUNDER 116, KINGS 103In Oklahoma City, Russell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-10/hawks-pummel-hornets-reach-60
Magic score late, spoil Derrick Rose's return to Bulls

...each.Anthony Davis scored 12 points for the Pelicans, who dropped back into a tie with Oklahoma City for the Western Conference's final playoff spot.WIZARDS 119, 76ERS 90In Philadelphia, Bradley Beal scored 21 points and Washington shot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-08/magic-score-late-spoil-derric