Tag Archives: John Collins

Atlanta Hawks’ John Collins Suspended

Coach Trea | November 5th, 2019 

News coming out of the NBA Office this morning is not good for the Atlanta Hawks and more importantly third-year forward John Collins. The league confirms that Collins tested positive for Growth Hormone Releasing Peptide 2. Collins stated in a message to ESPN just moments ago “He didn’t know the supplement contained an illegal component.”

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Most Intriguing Young Cores

Troy Pierce | June 27th, 2019

The 2019 NBA offseason has already become one with widespread ramifications, and free agency has yet to begin.

The New Orleans Pelicans and Los Angeles Lakers got things started when they agreed in principle to a trade that will send all-star big man Anthony Davis to Hollywood.

Although, the trade felt anti-climatic in a way. The Lakers have long been enamored with Anthony Davis, and they were finally able to land him after a tumultuous trade deadline. As a result, the Pelicans acquired some of the most intriguing young talents the league has to offer in the form of Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram.

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Player Spotlight: John Collins

Coach Treal | February 28th, 2019

It is hard to have a time frame on when a player is showing you something more than they did the previous season or previous game. Second-year Atlanta Hawks Forward John Collins has done just that with his play in his sophomore season. His hard work and improvements haven’t gone unnoticed as he was selected to take part in the NBA Rising Stars Challenge Game and made his debut in the Slam Dunk Contest as part of the All-Star weekend.

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Troy Pierce | January 17th, 2019

Last night, the Atlanta Hawks got a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. A win over such a powerhouse Thunder team is a great sign for a young Hawks squad. Second-year player John Collins and rookie point guard Trae Young led the way for Atlanta.

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Three Players Who Showed out During NBA Summer League

Travis Baker | July 13th, 2018

NBA Summer League is not only a proving ground for potential prospects looking to make a roster, but it is also the first step for many young rookies to becoming acclimated to the pace and physicality of the league. So as we are just one week into the July festivities, let’s take a look at which future NBA talents have performed the best and what their potential NBA ceiling is.

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