Archive for March, 2011

Joe's Back for 'Statement Game'

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Joe Johnson missed the last game and a half for the Hawks (sprained right thumb) but you get the sense that the injury would have to be life-threatening to keep him out of Wednesday’s match-up with the Orlando Magic. “We understand the significance of this game,” said Joe following Tuesday’s practice. “This is more... »

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"Winning Can Heal All"

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Al Horford sat as his locker after Friday’s practice and his statement was simple: “Winning can heal all.” Horford said it will a smile, probably knowing that the “winning” is not always simple or easy. His point was that doing the right things and making the right plays is great, but if it doesn’t... »

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Running with the Bulls

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

The Bulls continue to be one of the hottest teams in the NBA, battling for the top-seed in the Eastern Conference. They had “hot team” label when they came to the Highlight Factory at the beginning of the month, they had it again when the Hawks traveled to Chicago, and they still have it... »

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#HeadbandJoe is Trending

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

“I guess it worked for me.” That was the understatement of the season from Joe Johnson about wearing a headband while dropping a 28-point first half against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night. “I was supposed to change headbands at halftime, but everybody jumped up and said no, no, no,” said Joe after the... »

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Teague Earns Second Straight Start

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011
Teague Earns Second Straight Start

Coach Drew said after this morning’s shootaround that he will again opt to go with Jeff Teague as the starting point guard when the team faces the Milwaukee Bucks tonight at the Highlight Factory. That means that Kirk Hinrich will shift over to shooting guard and Joe Johnson will start at the three, while... »

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Hawks Healthy, Boozer 'Unlikely'

Friday, March 11th, 2011

The Hawks may catch their first break in this tough stretch of games as Carlos Boozer is “highly unlikely” to play in tonight’s game at the United Center according to Sam Smith’s blog on Bulls.com. Officially, Boozer is listed as day-to-day according to the injury report, but that usually indicates that at least a... »

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Hawks Eager for Re-Match with Westbrook

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Russell Westbrook had a triple-double when the Hawks fell to the Thunder on New Year’s Eve earlier this season. A great game no doubt, but the way he recorded his 10th assist ruffled some feathers in the Atlanta locker room. With time winding down and the Hawks conceding... »

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All In

Friday, March 4th, 2011

It has been a week since Kirk Hinrich made his debut in a Hawks uniform, and instantly the team became better on defense. Still, it wasn’t Kirk that blocked D-Rose at the rim late in the fourth quarter on Wednesday (that was Marvin Williams) leading to points on the other end and switching momentum... »

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Al's Evolution

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011
Al's Evolution

In case you missed it, here are Al’s highlights from last night’s win over the Bulls: CLICK HERE. What you might not see in the video is Al being animated and vocal both on the court and in the huddle. Al Horford was an All-Star last year, which makes it hard to be considered... »

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