Video: NBA Season Preview – Atlanta Hawks: Rank #15

Come back each day in the month leading up to the 2014-15 NBA season tip off, as Ball So Hard’s Matt Sampson and a rotating cast of Fiasco Sports writers rank and preview each team in the league. After racing into … Continue reading

A Season In Review: The Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks got off to a hot start, but only just scraped into the postseason as the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference, but pushed the Indiana Pacers to seven games. They have talent, draft picks and cap room and … Continue reading

The Playoff Picture – The Atlanta Hawks

After holding the third seed for much of the beginning of the season, injuries and poor form saw the Atlanta Hawks limp into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with a below .500 record. The Story So Far The Atlanta … Continue reading

Ball So Hard Team of the Week: April 8-14

Each week Ball So Hard, in association with Fiasco Sports, will be bringing you a comprehensive wrap of the past week’s best performers from the NBA. Did your favourite player have a dominant week? Did he make the cut for … Continue reading

The Best Contracts in the NBA

If you haven’t seen it, Grantland’s Bill Simmons wrote a great article breaking down the 30 worst contracts in the NBA – a fantastic article that we strongly suggest you read – but here at Ball So Hard, we decided to … Continue reading

NBA Announces Injury Replacements for All-Star Weekend

With Kobe Bryant’s leg injury forcing him to sit out this year’s All-Star game, new commissioner Adam Silver has selected hometown hero Anthony Davis to his first All-Star team, while Suns’ centre Miles Plumlee will replace the injured Pero Antic … Continue reading

NBA Rising Stars Teams Drafted

The teams for Rising Stars Challenge for All-Star Friday 2014 have been finalised, headlined by Anthony Davis and Damian Lillard. The player pool for the Rising Stars Challenge was revealed on Jan. 30, but the teams were not set until … Continue reading

East and West All-Star Reserves Revealed

The NBA has announced the Eastern and Western Conference All-Star reserves, as selected by the league’s coaches.                                               … Continue reading

NBA Rising Stars Challenge Players Announced

The 18 player pool for the 2014 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge has been revealed. Headlining the announcement is rookie sensation Michael Carter-Williams of the Philadelphia 76ers, and potential All-Stars Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans and Damian Lillard … Continue reading

Re-ranking the Ball So Hard 50: 35-31

Before the 2013-14 NBA season tipped off, Ball So Hard endeavoured to put an end to the debate of who reigns supreme in the league by bringing you the Ball So Hard 50. As the halfway mark of the NBA … Continue reading