Archive for November, 2009

A New Week, Time for a New Streak

Monday, November 23rd, 2009
A New Week, Time for a New Streak

The Hawks started off last week in first place. This week, the Hawks begin the week with the best record in the league. Not bad.  While no one was happy about the loss in New Orleans over the weekend or the seven game winning streak ending, no one was in panic mode either.  Jamal... »

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Hawks Will Be in the Spotlight this Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

The Hawks will the featured match-up on TNT this Thanksgiving (Thursday, 8pm ET) as the defending Eastern Conference Champion Orlando Magic visit the Highlight Factory.  As of this morning the Hawks had the best record in the NBA, while the Magic had the second best record in the East (10-4). Dwight Howard, Vince Carter... »

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Video: NBA TV Breaks Down Final Play

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Here is plenty of video about last night’s dramatic win. First, there is five minutes of analysis from the crew at NBA TV. Also, postgame interviews with Coach Woodson and Jamal Crawford. Your browser does not support iframes. Your browser does not support iframes. »

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Hawks Getting Some Love Around the Web

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Six straight wins. Undefeated at the Highlight Factory. Tied for the best record in the NBA. The Hawks are getting some attention from many of the national media outlets, and it is safe to say that they have earned it. - Sekou Smith’s Blog on NBA.com – Crashing the East’s VIP Party - NBA.com... »

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Defense Sets Stage for Heroics

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Everyone will remember Joe Johnson’s 3-pointers and dramatic drive to the basket. They stood up and cheered when Smoove sealed the win in overtime with a jam. What shouldn’t be lost in the commotion is the defensive frenzy that started the quarter and gave the offense enough time to find its rhythm. It was... »

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Power(ful) Rankings

Monday, November 16th, 2009

NBA.com released its weekly Power Rankings this morning and sitting at the top of the list at #1 was the Atlanta Hawks. Unimaginable just a couple years ago, and a stretch even at the start of this season, the ranking is a huge sign of how far this team has come. Complete NBA.com Rankings... »

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Rest well but play hard

Monday, November 16th, 2009
Rest well but play hard

After nearly two weeks away from Philips Arena, the Hawks can now drive their own cars, sleep in their own beds, and play their own video games.  With a four game home stand underway the Hawks have an opportunity to really pad the wins in the standings if they remain focused. Tonight Brandon Roy... »

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Big Win in a BIG Way

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

The Hawks have officially gotten the Celtic monkey off their back. For the first time since the 2006-07 season the Hawks have beaten Boston in the regular season. Winning was impressive (the C’s only lost to Eastern Conference opponents three times at home last season), but the way the Hawks won should turn some... »

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Hawks Focus on Defense on Road Trip

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009
Hawks Focus on Defense on Road Trip

A week is in the book and offense is no problem for the Hawks squad. For the past few days the Hawks have had time to recharge their batteries and work on their defensive execution and strategies. The Hawks go into New York City fifth in the league in scoring (105 ppg) and 17th... »

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Listen. Watch. Read. Lang Whitaker is a Busy Man

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Hawks.com contributor, Lang Whitaker, will be joining Steve Holman tonight on the Hawks radio broadcast from Madison Square Garden. Listen in on 790 the Zone here in Atlanta or Log In to NBA League Pass to listen to a live stream online. Lang has also been spending some time with the crew on NBA... »

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