Archive for February, 2010

Match-Up with the Mavs

Friday, February 26th, 2010
Match-Up with the Mavs

Tonight Atlanta will try to become the first team to sweep the Mavericks this season. Dallas has beaten 26 out of 29 teams and still has a game left against Portland (Blazers have beaten Dallas twice) and has yet to play Chicago (home/away still on the schedule). When the Hawks beat the Mavericks in... »

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Home Again, T-Wolves Talk, and Crawford's Health

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
Home Again, T-Wolves Talk, and Crawford's Health

The Hawks are back home, finally, and hopefully they will make the most of it.  Al Jefferson and Kevin Love are in town tonight and are two big men who love to do work inside.  While both big guys are a force  in thier own right, the Hawks feel that the best plan is... »

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2-2 Road Trip with an Asterisk

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

We’ve said it before this season: “A good win always trumps a bad loss.” It was even the title for one of Hometeam’s posts back in early December after the Hawks responded to a loss to the Knicks by beating the Mavericks on the road. Going into the road trip a 2-2 record would... »

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SECOND HALF NEEDS FIRST HALF PUSH

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010
SECOND HALF NEEDS FIRST HALF PUSH

The Atlanta Hawks got off to a good start of basketball in the first half of 2009-2010.  The team has found an identity, has plenty of three point shooters, loves to run, and has a guy off the bench that can completely change a game. Last year at this time, Orlando had shifted gears... »

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Hawks Avoid Dealing with the Camby-Man

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Thanks to Tuesday’s trade between the Clippers and Blazers the Hawks will not have to worry about Marcus Camby dominating the boards like he did earlier this month in Atlanta (20 rebounds on Feb. 3). While the Hawks ulimately prevailed 103-97 that night, they trailed by nine with just over eight minutes remaining in... »

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Valentine's Day Poetry from Dallas

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

Along with the 80,000-plus at Cowboys Stadium, Joe and Al are spending Valentine’s Day doing something other than a traditional candle-lit dinner. The guys over at “The Ball Don’t Lie” on Yahoo! Sports got some help from the players as they tried to write a poem for their girlfriends. Joe and Al had two... »

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Joe Gets Starting Nod in Dallas

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Joe Johnson will be a starter Sunday night in the 2010 All-Star Game. Stan Van Gundy, head coach of the Eastern Confernce squad, has informed the media that Joe Johnson will replace Allen Iverson as the fifth starter. Johnson becomes the first Hawks since Dikembe Mutombo in 1997-98 to start in the All-Star Game. “I’m extremely excited... »

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Give Us Your Feedback on the New Site Design

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

You have probably noticed that Hawks.com got a facelift earlier today. Use the comment area below to tell us what you think and offer suggestions about how the site could be improved. »

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MEMPHIS … LAST ROAD STOP BEFORE BREAK

Monday, February 8th, 2010
MEMPHIS … LAST ROAD STOP BEFORE BREAK

Editor’s Note: The National Basketball Association announced today the rescheduling of the Atlanta Hawks at Washington Wizards game that was postponed on Saturday, Feb. 6.  The Hawks and Wizards will make up that game on Thursday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. ET at Verizon Center in Washington D.C. The Hawks start off a short... »

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Friday Night Fever

Friday, February 5th, 2010
Friday Night Fever

The Hawks take on another dangerous foe tonight at the Highlight Factory.  A few weeks ago there was a countdown to Vinny Del Negro’s last supper with the Bulls, now he has one of the most improved teams of this season. Jamal Crawford gets to see one of his old teams again. He won’t... »

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