Atlanta people and places

Dwight Howard is taking his mom to Australia for Mother’s Day!

4:45 pm May. 14, 2017

Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard has a serious Mother’s Day gift up his sleeve: he and Mom are headed to Australia. (Scroll down for video).

“My mom is a hard working, strong woman. I watched her grind every single day to make ends meet. She would give her last for myself and my brother and my sister and for that we’re forever grateful.”

Howard was at the Sunday afternoon premiere of Atlanta-filmed

Dwight Howard celebrated Thanksgiving with a special mannequin challenge

11:48 am Nov. 28, 2016

The Atlanta Hawks’ Dwight Howard teamed up with Atlanta-based Wing Zone to host a Thanksgiving meal for area children in foster care.

The celebration was held in partnership with Howard’s D12 Foundation.

Howard, along with a crew from the Georgia Tech Wing Zone, teamed up at the Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy to host the event. The kids, volunteers, performers from the school and members of the Howard family broke bread together, tried

T.I., Killer Mike team with Fox Sports Southeast to promote the Atlanta Hawks

11:07 am Oct. 24, 2016

Atlanta rapper and actor T.I. will team up with Fox Sports Southeast to promote the Atlanta Hawks, the network announced.

The new campaign launching on Fox Sports Go features the track “Top Back” from the album “King.” Fox Sports Go, is a free app that provides live streaming video and other programming during the season. Hip hop recording artist Killer Mike makes a guest appearance in the campaign.

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Prominent rappers flock to Hawks-Celtics game

9:05 pm Apr. 19, 2016

The Hawks held the Celtics to seven first-quarter points en route to a 89-72 victory in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series Tuesday night at Philips Arena. The Hawks also used