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ATLANTA (AP) — Bogdan Bogdanovic did not remember much about the game, even though the Atlanta Hawks won a thriller with a basket at the buzzer. All he could think about was his friend. Bogdanovic played with a lump in his throat Wednesday night after fellow Serbian Dejan Milojević, an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors, died after suffering a heart attack at age 46.

ATLANTA (AP) — There were differing versions of whether the Atlanta Hawks wanted to call a timeout to set up their final shot. Dejounte Murray made it a moot point. Murray hit a 17-foot jumper as time expired to give Atlanta a 106-104 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Tre'Von Spillers' 23 points helped Appalachian State defeat Georgia State 76-68 on Wednesday night. Spillers also added 13 rebounds for the Mountaineers (14-4, 5-1 Sun Belt Conference).

ATLANTA (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh interviewed with the Atlanta Falcons for their head coaching vacancy on Tuesday, his second interview in two days. The Falcons announced the interview with Harbaugh, who is exploring a return to the NFL after leading Michigan to the national championship. The Los Angeles Chargers announced Monday that Harbaugh had interviewed for their head coaching vacancy.

Silas Demary Jr. scored 15 points, Justin Hill scored all nine of his points in the second half and Georgia beat South Carolina 74-69. Hill missed a contested layup with 1:03 remaining and it went …

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Naithan George scored 20 points that included a pair of late 3s in regulation to help Georgia Tech beat Clemson 93-90 in double-overtime on Tuesday night and end a five-game losing streak. Down 70-65 with 22 seconds remaining in regulation, George made consecutive 3-pointers, sandwiched between a Chase Hunter free throw, to tie it 71-all with 2.3 seconds left.

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Naithan George scored 20 points that included a pair of late 3s in regulation to help Georgia Tech beat Clemson 93-90 in double-overtime on Tuesday night and end a five-game losing streak.

ATLANTA (AP) — Bill Belichick signaled he's ready to get back to coaching less than a week after parting with the New England Patriots, speaking with the Atlanta Falcons about their vacant position. The Falcons announced Monday night they have interviewed the 71-year-old Belichick, who left the Patriots on Thursday after 24 seasons and a record six Super Bowl championships.

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves agreed to a minor league contract Monday with 17-year-old infielder Jose Perdomo for a $5 million bonus, the highest amount on the first day of the 2024 signing period and the most for a Venezuelan-born player.

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young sank his first six 3-point attempts to spark Atlanta's hot-shooting start and the Hawks overcame Victor Wembanyama's big second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 109-99 on Monday. Young scored 36 points, passing 10,000 for his career, with 13 assists. The Hawks had to survive a late scare after holding a big lead of 35 points.

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons continued to focus on defense in their search for a new coach on Sunday, conducting virtual interviews with Anthony Weaver and Ejiro Evero. Weaver has spent three seasons on the Baltimore Ravens' staff, including the past two as assistant head coach and defensive line coach. Evero is the Carolina Panthers' defensive coordinator after leading Denver's defense in 2022.

Logan Eschrich came to Buffalo to witness the snowstorm, and he stayed for the shoveling on Sunday.

CLEVELAND, Ga.  – The Truett McConnell University athletic department is excited to welcome Joe Herrera as the new TMU Director of Volleyball. Herrera joins TMU with 20-plus years of experience coaching indoor volleyball, beach volleyball and mentoring athletes in their spiritual walks with Christ.

Kyle Kuzma scored 29 points and the Washington Wizards took advantage of the Atlanta Hawks' worst offensive night this season to roll to a 127-99 victory on Saturday night.

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Jabri Abdur-Rahim led Georgia scored 21 points for the Georgia Bulldogs, but that wasn't enough to power past Tennessee on Saturday 85-79. Tennessee's Dalton Knecht scored 36 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with less than 2 minutes remaining to end the Bulldogs' 10-game winning streak 85-79.

Terrell Burden sank a game-winning 3-pointer just before the final buzzer to give Kennesaw State a 78-75 victory over Florida Gulf Coast on Friday night.

Buddy Hield and Obi Toppin each scored 18 points and the Indiana Pacers overcame star Tyrese Haliburton's absence with balanced scoring, beating Atlanta 126-108 on Friday night to continue their season dominance over the Hawks.

ATLANTA (AP) — Toneari Lane's 23 points helped Georgia State defeat Old Dominion 77-70 on Thursday night. Lane shot 8 for 18 (5 for 12 from 3-point range) and 2 of 3 from the free throw line for the Panthers (8-7, 3-1 Sun Belt Conference).

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have agreements with their last arbitration-eligible players by striking deals with left-hander Max Fried and A.J. Minter. The Braves announced Thursday signing one-year deals with Fried for $15 million and Minter for $6.22 million.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Bill Belichick had a vision of building the kind of sustained championship football team that had rarely been seen before in the NFL when he was hired by the New England Patriots. He walks away feeling like it was a job well done.

ATLANTA (AP) — This time, Jalen Johnson and the Atlanta Hawks finished a close win at home. Johnson hit two tying free throws in overtime and then added a go-ahead 3-pointer with 39 seconds remaining, sending the Hawks to a 139-132 victory over Tyrese Maxey and the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Justin Hill scored 19 points, Noah Thomasson added 15 and Georgia never trailed in a 76-66 victory over Arkansas on Wednesday night for its 10th straight win. Georgia, which is 10-0 at Stegeman Coliseum this season and 23-4 in coach Mike White’s two seasons, also ended a three-game skid against Arkansas.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Kevon Voyles scored 20 points as Marshall beat Georgia Southern 79-74 on Wednesday night. Voyles added five rebounds and three steals for the Thundering Herd (9-8, 4-0 Sun Belt Conference). Obinna Anochili-Killen scored 19 points and added five rebounds.

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Demond Robinson had 19 points in Kennesaw State's 88-70 victory against Stetson on Wednesday night. Robinson added eight rebounds for the Owls (11-5, 2-0 Atlantic Sun Conference). Jamel King scored 14 points while shooting 4 for 7, including 4 for 6 from beyond the arc.

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Corey Tripp scored 19 points, including two free throws with 7.8 seconds left, as Wofford beat Mercer 74-73 on Wednesday night.

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