Archive for January, 2010

Round Robin to Determine Coaching Staff**

Thursday, January 28th, 2010
Round Robin to Determine Coaching Staff**

  Thursday, January 28, 8pm Magic 96, Celtics 94 – recap    Friday, January 29, 7:30pm Hawks 100, Celtics 91 – recap   Saturday, January 30, 7:30pm Magic 104, Hawks 86 – recap Announcing the first NBA “Round Robin” to see whose coaching staff is manning the sidelines during the 2010 All-Star Game! Okay,... »

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Houston Had a Problem

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010
Houston Had a Problem

The Hawks have broken through another barrier on first stop of their Texas two-step. Winning in a building for the first time in a decade is just another obstacle knocked down by this impressive Hawks squad.  The last time the Hawks won in Houston, the Rockets were playing in the Summit and Hakeem Olajuwon... »

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Hawks not Surprised by First Half Start

Thursday, January 21st, 2010
Hawks not Surprised by First Half Start

First place halfway through, three potential all stars, a great home record and still half a season to go. What did you expect from the Hawks? Did you expect them to be in first place, be one of the highest scoring teams in the league or having one of the best home records?  Did you expect... »

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Don't Look Past Bobcats

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

With a schedule next week that includes the Rockets, Spurs, Celtics and Magic it would be easy to overlook a Friday night game regardless of the opponent. Add in the fact that it is the Charlotte Bobcats, a franchise that has not finished better than fourth (out of five) in the Southeast Division and... »

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Lang Gets an All-Access Look

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Lang Whitaker followed the Hawks for 36-hours straight back in December, observing the Hawks as they hosted a Friday night game and hit the road for a Saturday night match-up. The story first appeared in SLAM Magazine’s print version and was just released online on Wednesday afternoon. Click Here to read the article. The... »

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Fanning Out The Flames of Losing

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
Fanning Out The Flames of Losing

A week ago the Hawks were mired in a three game losing streak.  A week later they have beaten the Celtics for the third time this season, took two out of three from best teams in the eastern conference, and are a game and a half out of first place in the division.  There were... »

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The Best of Joe

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Playing the Celtics has a way of bringing out the best in Joe Johnson. Maybe it is because the Celtics gave up on him less than a year into his NBA career and sent him to Phoenix as part of a package deal that got them Tony Delk and Rodney Rogers. Maybe it is... »

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The NEW Big Three

Monday, January 11th, 2010

…the big 3-0 that is. People in Boston have quit using “young” and “athletic” as the most common descriptors for the Atlanta Hawks. After Monday’s victory the Hawks have now won three straight over the C’s, with every win coming after trailing at intermission. Beantown will be pointing to the flagrant foul called on... »

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First Place On the Line

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Tonight’s game at the Magic is not just another “statement” game to establish the Hawks as contenders in people’s minds around the league. A win tonight does more than change perception, it changes the facts. Sitting just one half game behind Orlando in the standings, Atlanta would jump into first place in the Southeast... »

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Garnett Out for Tonight

Friday, January 8th, 2010

Kevin Garnett is listed as “OUT” for tonight’s game in Boston’s game notes, so the Hawks will not have to deal with the 20 points and 11 rebounds that he has averaged against Atlanta over the course of his career. In other news, many are looking at this game as a test for the... »

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