The Atlanta Hawks are a pro basketball organization that plays in the National Basketball Association,
and they compete in their home games at Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA. Some of the most dedicated hoops fans around the NBA
love to head out to this arena to see the Hawks take on some of the best teams in the league. The Hawks play in the Southeast
division of the Eastern Conference, so they regularly host teams like the Miami Heat, Charlotte Bobcats, Orlando Magic and
Washington Wizards. Philips Arena is capable of holding more than 18,000 screaming Hawks fans, which makes for a fantastic
atmosphere in which to catch a game.
The Atlanta Hawks have made some major moves as of late and appear to have a new,
well-defined direction under the leadership of general manager Danny Ferry. The Hawks have of the best young forwards in the
game in Al Horford. Horford has developed significantly since coming into the league in 2006. The big man was a part of the
Florida Gators championship team that also featured Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah. Horford has earned a reputation as a
tough interior player that has a well-rounded game. The 6'10" Hawks big man has become known for his soft shooting touch,
his defense and his passing ability. Another players that many fans enjoying seeing in person is sharpshooter Kyle Korver.
Korver could very well be the best shooter in the entire National Basketball Association, which is one heck of an accomplishment.
Point guard Jeff Teague is also gaining a lot of respect around the NBA for his budding skills. Teague came into the NBA looking
like more of a combo guard, but has developed into one of the better passers in the league for an Atlanta team on the rise
in the Eastern Conference.
Philips Arena was first opened in 1999 and has served as the home
of the Hawks ever since. Philips Arena, the home of the Atlanta Hawks basketball team, is located in Atlanta, GA. Atlanta
is the most populous city in the state of Georgia, with more than 400,000 people calling this city home. Atlanta is an economic
hub, making it a significant financial city in the scope of the entire planet. This city is known for its performing arts
and the regular availability of opportunities to catch shows of a variety of genres. Atlanta attracts many Broadway shows
that are touring the country. One of the biggest attractions in the city, though, is always the Hawks. The Hawks have played
a lot of great games over the years, and that keeps the fans coming back season after season.
Atlanta Hawks have played some incredible games at Philips Arena over the years. The Hawks have played a large number of playoff
games at this arena, especially in recent seasons. The Hawks reached the Eastern Conference Semifinals three straight seasons
(2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11). In 2011, they gave the Bulls a real run for their money in the East Semis before ultimately falling
to what was a heavily-favored opponent. On May 8th, the Hawks showed their home crowd that they wouldn't back down, defeating
Chicago at Philips Arena.
Calls to Action
Make sure to get out to a Hawks game sometime soon, as Philips
arena is a great place to take in some NBA Basketball. The National Basketball Association provides fans with regular opportunities
to see the best hoops players in the world. Being there in person to witness all of the action unfold right before your very
eyes is the best way to do it, as watching the game on TV pales in comparison to such an experience.