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Celebrate the Moments of the Season

by Staff 3/1/2013 12:00 am

The Tidwell Project hosted Celebrate the Moments of the Season 10, featuring entertainment by Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Eric Benet, at the Peabody Hotel. Dr. Alonzo and Mrs. Susan Williams and Dr. Joe L. Hargrove and Dr. Frances R. Harris were event chairs; Derek Fisher, Joe Johnson and Corliss Williamson served as honorary chairs.

Phillies’ Cliff Lee Is Arkansas' Top Dollar Athlete

by Chris Bahn 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee in 2012 enjoyed the most lucrative of his nine-plus seasons in Major League Baseball. Lee earned $21.5 million — that’s nearly $3.6 million per win — and topped the list of highest-paid athletes with ties to the state of Arkansas.

Attention On Joe Johnson's Contract Will Intensify With Trade To Jay-Z's Nets

by Chris Bahn 7/3/2012 10:13 am

Joe Johnson, who is owed $89 million over the next four years, has been traded to the Brooklyn Nets from the Atlanta Hawks. That means he’s joining a team in the nation’s most glaring — an unforgiving — media spotlight and becoming part of a franchise owned by Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov and music mogul Jay-Z.

Bahn: Try To School Joe Johnson And Support Education Initiatives At Hoops Jams

by Chris Bahn 6/5/2012 3:15 pm

Sign up for the top division of this weekend's Hoop Jams 3-on-3 Tournament and there is a chance you could face "Team Jordan" — made up of the Atlanta Hawks' Joe Johnson and buddies from his days growing up in Little Rock. The former Razorback Johnson is again honorary chairman for the event, which raises money and awareness for the education initiatives of Arkansas Baptist College and the Clinton Foundation.

Play in the Hoop Jams Tournament at the Clinton Presidential Center Saturday-Sunday

by Blair Neel 6/5/2012 1:30 pm

Work on that slam dunk and bring your A-game to the second annual Hoop Jams at the Clinton Presidential Center Saturday and Sunday (June 9-10).

Little Rock Family's Top 5 Events For June

by Little Rock Family Staff 6/1/2012 12:00 am

A Cheetah Chase, Hoop Jams and Shakespeare all figure into making June 2013 a memorable month.

There's No Shame In Former Razorback Great Joe Johnson Failing To Become Jordan

by Evin Demirel, TheSportsSeer.Com 5/15/2012 1:40 pm

Joe Johnson couldn't get the Atlanta Hawks out of the first round of the playoffs. Again. And his legacy won't be Jordan-esque. But Johnson is far from a failure and if he turns his attention to seeking a title, he can end his career with a strong legacy.

Atlanta Hawks

by 5/11/2012 7:46 am

Joe Johnson & Co. end streak of second-round playoff appearances.

Al Horford

by Tre Baker 4/24/2012 9:44 am

The Hawks prepare for the playoffs with a depleted squad.

Joe Johnson

by 3/27/2012 8:41 am

Former Razorback is the current NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

Joe Johnson

by Tre Baker 3/19/2012 10:19 am

Hawks lean on Joe in short-handed victory over Cleveland.

Razorback Guard BJ Young Named To All-SEC Second, Freshman Teams

by Chris Bahn 3/6/2012 2:50 pm

BJ Young joined some elite company in Arkansas basketball history on Tuesday after being named to the All-SEC second team and freshman team. Young, who averages 15.3 points per game and shoots 50.6 percent from the field, is the first Arkansas player honored with multiple awards since 2007-08.

Miami's Big 3 Leads Heat to 107-87 Rout of Hawks

by The Associated Press 2/13/2012 9:53 am

LeBron James scored 23 points, Dwyane Wade added 21 and the Miami Heat blew out the Atlanta Hawks 107-87 on Sunday night after racing to a 22-point lead at halftime.

Atlanta Hawks

by Tre Baker 2/13/2012 9:50 am

Joe Johnson & Co. get routed by Miami.

Joe Johnson

by Tre Baker 1/3/2012 8:47 am

Former Hog's 21 points help lift Atlanta Hawks over Miami.

Full-Court Press: Arkansas 97, Texas A&M-Commerce 80

by Chris Bahn 11/4/2011 10:27 pm

Why Arkansas Won: As you might expect from a Mike Anderson-coached team, the Razorbacks put together a run that put the game away. Texas A&M-Commerce was within 78-74 with 5:44 remaining, but Arkansas outscored the Lions 19-6 from there. Mardracus Wade led the Razorbacks with 20 points and Rashad Madden added 18, plus six assists, four rebounds and three steals. Arkansas shot 52.5 percent and scored 287 points off 25 turnovers.

Atlanta Hawks

by Tre Baker 8/8/2011 8:49 am

NBA team gets sold, but stay planted in Atlanta.

UALR's Fisher Among Major Players In NBA Labor Negotiations

by Chris Bahn 7/1/2011 10:00 am

As a point guard Derek Fisher is used to being in control, directing other players and providing leadership. So is it any surprise to see the former UALR guard and Little Rock native as one of the primary figures working on behalf of players in the NBA lockout? Fisher serves as president of the players’ union and is taking an active role in the negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement. He’ll be working on behalf of other players as the NBA looks to find a solution to labor issues.

Joe Johnson Is Still Riding 'Up High in His Super Truck'

by Chris Bahn 6/28/2011 6:28 pm

Joe Johnson continues to ride in style. His own very, um, unique style. Perhaps you remember a 2008 post on this site with photos and details of Joe Johnson’s super truck, complete with ”front and rear cameras, three flatscreen televisions, a train horn and a seat that folds out into a bed ..." Well, Johnson hasn’t scaled back his vehicle choice. We’re not sure if it’s the same truck with a new paint job or a new rig, but it’s a sight to behold, either way.

NBA Players Joe Johnson and Jannero Pargo Back To Support Razorback Coach Mike Anderson

by Chris Bahn 6/28/2011 4:23 pm

Mike Anderson hadn’t interviewed for the Arkansas job when Joe Johnson publicly voiced his support for the coach. Johnson made it known he would get involved again with the Razorbacks if Anderson was hired. Johnson, who plays for the Atlanta Hawks, is making good on that promise. He was back in Bud Walton Arena, along with other pro Razorbacks like Chicago Bulls guard Jannero Pargo, on Tuesday speaking with campers at Anderson’s youth basketball camp.