1. Road to the 2014 World Cup: 3 Keys for Mexico vs. Costa Rica

    When: Tuesday, October 15 Where: Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica (Costa Rica National Stadium) Time: 9:30 p.m. ET TV: Telemundo (Coverage starts at 8 p.m...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 1 year ago 5,994 reads 2 comments

  2. Road to the 2014 World Cup: Mexico vs. Jamaica Preview

    When: Tuesday, June 4. 9:30 p.m. ET. Where: Kingston National Stadium. Kingston, Jamaica. TV: Telemundo . Coverage starts at 8:30 p.m. ET...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about over 1 year ago 5,578 reads 2 comments

  3. Road to Brazil 2014 World Cup: Mexico vs. Honduras Preview

    When: Friday, March 22. 5PM ET. Where: Estadio Ol í mpico Metropolitano . San Pedro Sula, Honduras. TV: Telemundo . Coverage starts at 4PM...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about over 1 year ago 2,282 reads 11 comments

  4. Could Washington Wizards Usurp '11-'12 Charlotte Bobcats as the Worst Team Ever?

    The 2-14 Washington Wizards ’ season could be summarized in a hypothetical newspaper ad. That ad would say the following: “WANTED: Winning Streak. Two games or more. Style points not needed...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about almost 2 years ago 1,276 reads 6 comments

  5. Atlanta Hawks' Al Horford Is the Most Underrated Big Man in the NBA

    Al Horford might be the most underrated big man in the NBA . That is not necessarily a bad thing, because being underrated means that people appreciate your work and believe that you should get more recognition for it...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about almost 2 years ago 1,479 reads 8 comments

  6. 5 Solutions for Fixing the Washington Wizards' Problems

    There is no worse feeling for a fan than to see his or her team crash and burn in the beginning of a season...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about almost 2 years ago 3,027 reads 30 comments

  7. Should the Atlanta Hawks Blow Up Their Present Roster by the Offseason?

    The Atlanta Hawks are caught between a rock and a hard place. GM Danny Ferry must decide by the upcoming offseason whether he blows up the foundation of the team to start from ...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 3,232 reads 19 comments

  8. Picking the NBA's All-Try-Hard Team

    “Basketball is only interesting in the last two minutes of the game.” “The regular season doesn’t matter.” “ NBA players don’t play defense...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 15,200 reads 99 comments

  9. Tracking the Jeff Teague Progress the Atlanta Hawks Have Been Waiting for

    Jeff Teague has plenty of motivation to prove himself this season as the starting point guard of the rebuilt Atlanta Hawks . Teague will be a restricted free agent in the Summer of 2013...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 2,247 reads 2 comments

  10. Early-Season Studs and Duds for the Washington Wizards

    The Washington Wizards are 0-7, the only winless team in the NBA as of Saturday, November 17, so talking about studs and duds seems kind of pointless, doesn’t it? The problem with the Wizards isn’t their sad record...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 1,013 reads 6 comments

  11. Atlanta Hawks: No Joe Johnson, No Problem on Offense?

     The Atlanta Hawks are navigating uncharted waters this season as they adjust to something that they haven’t had to do since the 2004-05 campaign: s cor e ...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 1,290 reads 1 comments

  12. Washington Wizards Can't Survive Without John Wall

    The Washington Wizards were supposed to be an improved team, one with playoff aspirations this season after the additions of Nene and some other valuable pieces to the roster...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 5,404 reads 9 comments

  13. Miami Heat vs. Atlanta Hawks: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Miami

    The Miami Heat (5-1) played their first game without superstar Dwyane Wade this season, but they proved a dynamic duo is just as good as a Big Three with a hard-fought 95-89 victory ...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 8,159 reads 31 comments

  14. Atlanta Hawks: Studs and Duds

    The Atlanta Hawks started the season out on the right foot, splitting their first pair of games and showing everyone that they aren't going to be a pushover this season...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 2,234 reads 5 comments

  15. Atlanta Hawks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Live Score, Results and Game Highlights

    The Oklahoma City Thunder (1-2) couldn't build off of their win against the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday and they were upset by the Atlanta Hawks (1-1) 104-95...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 3,787 reads 32 comments

  16. Atlanta Hawks: 5 Unanswered Questions Before the Regular Season

    The Atlanta Hawks ’ preseason came and went, lost in the shuffle and placed o n the back burner by the Falcons’ undefeated season (so far)...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 2,242 reads 4 comments

  17. Preseason Grades for the Atlanta Hawks

    The NBA preseason is over. The Atlanta Hawks went 3-4 and that means…absolutely nothing, really. That record is as meaningful as the Lakers ’ 0-8 or Toronto ’s 6-1 mark...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 1,205 reads 2 comments

  18. 10 Worst Free-Throw Shooters in the NBA

    Free-throw shooting is one of the most amazing and perplexing aspects of a game of basketball. One of the most clichéd phrases by casual fans usually is, “They are professionals; ...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 35,354 reads 8 comments

  19. The 10 Best 3-Point Shooters in the NBA

    The best three-point shooters in the NBA aren’t defined by just being really good at making shots from long distance...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 126,616 reads 140 comments

  20. Atlanta Hawks: 5 Most Pivotal Players for the 2012-13 Season

    The Atlanta Hawks are an enigma wrapped in a riddle, a team that has as much depth as ever but that at the same time relies on five key players to make the difference between “mediocre and irrelevant” and “surprising and exciting...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 2,723 reads 6 comments

  21. Top Training Camp Storylines for the Atlanta Hawks

    The Atlanta Hawks started the preseason on a good note, defeating the Dwayne Wade-less Miami Heat 92-79. The win—nice as it was at home—doesn’t mean the Hawks are ready to become a championship contender...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 1,705 reads 2 comments

  22. 6 Best Defensive Point Guards in the NBA

    When you think of what skills you would ideally want in a point guard, ball handling, assists and scoring ability probably come to mind. Defense is not exactly at the top of the list...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 23,743 reads 123 comments

  23. Josh Smith Should Fit into Atlanta Hawks' Long-Term Plans

    The Atlanta Hawks will make their preseason debut this Sunday against the Miami Heat , and as the training camp lights get brighter in downtown Atlanta, so does the focus on Josh Smith ...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 1,087 reads 6 comments

  24. Who Should Be on the NBA's Best 'Not Quite All-Stars' Roster?

    Who is the best of the not quite good enough? Which NBA players have been appreciated but overlooked at the same time? That is the question I asked myself when I had to make up ...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 933 reads 3 comments

  25. Realistic Stat Projections for Each Member of the Atlanta Hawks in 2012-13

    When it comes to projecting the statistics of each and every member of the Atlanta Hawks roster for the 2012-13 NBA season, one question in particular comes to mind: Who will step ...

    Martin  Bater Written by Martin Bater about 2 years ago 1,727 reads 7 comments