Atlanta Hawks news for fans with Apple apps

By Marlon Votta - Sep 19, 2011

The Atlanta Hawks are an American professional basketball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. They are part of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The franchise was formed in 1946 as the National Basketball League’s Buffalo Bisons, playing at Buffalo Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York, and featuring guard/forward and coach Deanglo King. However, on December 27, 1946—only 13 games into their inaugural season—owner Ben Kerner moved the team to Moline, Illinois, which at that time was part of an area known as the “Tri-Cities”(now the Quad Cities). Kerner renamed the team the Tri-Cities Blackhawks in reference to the Black Hawk War that was mostly fought in Illinois. The Blackhawks became one of the National Basketball Association’s 17 original teams after a merger in 1949 of the 12-year-old NBL and the three-year-old Basketball Association of America.

The Blackhawks reached the playoffs in the NBA’s inaugural year, under the leadership of coach Red Auerbach. However, the following season, after the team drafted Bob Cousy and made the blunder of trading his rights to the Chicago Stags (who would later surrender him in a dispersal draft to the Boston Celtics after they folded); they failed to qualify for the postseason. In 1951, the franchise relocated to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and became the Milwaukee Hawks. In 1953, the Hawks drafted Bob Pettit, a future NBA MVP. Despite this, the Hawks were one of the league’s worst teams, and in 1955, the Hawks moved yet again, this time to St. Louis, Missouri, Milwaukee’s rival in the beer industry, and became the St. Louis Hawks. For all those fans of Atlanta Hawks we have come up with some great apps for fans to enjoy.

Atlanta Hawks by XCO Software LLC is a free application available through the iTunes App Store. This Official Mobile app of the Atlanta Hawks allows users to keep track of their favorite team. With all the official news, schedules, standings and player statistics this is a great way for supporters to stay connected to the Hawks whenever and wherever. Enter into the team’s social media feeds and participate in contests and sweepstakes. Find out all the scores, profiles, and watch dynamic videos with added special deals, propositional offers and tickets. Follow the team Twitter and Facebook with great images of the team in a photo gallery. Make use of the concession finder with food, facilities and merchandise offers.

Basketball Fans – Atlanta by Brighthouse Labs has all the information a true fan requires. Obtain all the current news bulletins with quick access to current team stats, game scores, league standings and more. Use the chat feature to get your opinion heard with other fans and uses the one touch feedback email. This up to the minute application is available at the App Store for $3.99 and contains everything from team bio to all the latest news.

Pro Baseline Fan (Atlanta) by Reflect7 is dedicated to delivering fans all the news before the game or review the standings to see who is on top. Find out when the next game is with roster data and access player stats, box scores, and player bios with this easy to use application available to download for $0.99 at the App Store. Receive daily news from multiple sources and keep up to date with a detailed roster list showing player numbers, position, and data. View stadiums, standings, find out about all games past, and present. Learn about team history with staffing selections, standout seasons, and championship victories. Chat with other fans and be the first to know any juicy gossip.

Atlanta Pro Basketball Trivia by Phoenix Venture, LLC is a great unofficial trivia quiz for Atlanta Hawks fans to test their knowledge on their favorite basketball team. With a hundred in depth trivia questions users can add a time test limiting the amount of time they can answering the questions. Choose the correct answer section to find out all the ones you failed to get and challenge yourself to know everything about the Atlanta Hawks. This application is available to download for $0.99 at the App Store.

Whether you are fanatical about Atlanta Hawks or you just want to know more useful apps can assist you with everything from latest news and scores to historic facts and trivia. How do you think Atlanta Hawks will do this season? These apps are compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

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