Archive for April, 2012

Hawks Hold On for Game 1 Win

Monday, April 30th, 2012

The Hawks raced out to a 20-6 lead and never trailed as they posted an 83-74 in Game 1 of their opening round match-up with the Boston Celtics on Sunday night at the Highlight Factory. Josh Smith was huge for the Hawks from start to finish, turning in a big double-double with 22 points... »

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Did the C’s Undervalue Home Court?

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Last week, when asked about sitting his top players even with home court advantage hanging in the balance, Celtics coach Doc Rivers was very clear in his response. “If I thought our guys were banged up, I’d sit them. That’s not even a question for me,” Rivers said. “I’m taking rest and rhythm over... »

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Locked in at Five

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

The Hawks came out of the weekend locked in at the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, with a first round match-up set with the fourth seeded Boston Celtics. Despite the fact that Boston will have the better seed, the Hawks will earn home court advantage if they finish the regular season with... »

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Report: Add KG and Pierce to C’s Inactives

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Already without the services of Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo (both are back in Boston dealing with injuries), the Celtics will probably sit both Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce tonight as well, according to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe. Both players (Pierce and Garnett) were at the team’s shootaround at Georgia Tech University,... »

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Preview? About 93% Certain

Friday, April 20th, 2012
Preview? About 93% Certain

With such a tight race involving so many teams, almost every night will feature at least one game with playoff implications. Here on the blog we will provide an almost daily update on the standings, what games to watch, and where to find the best analysis about the Hawks’ position. First Round Match-Up Almost... »

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Showdown for Home Court Advantage?

Thursday, April 19th, 2012
Showdown for Home Court Advantage?

With such a tight race involving so many teams, almost every night will feature at least one game with playoff implications. Here on the blog we will provide an almost daily update on the standings, what games to watch, and where to find the best analysis about the Hawks’ position. Little Room for Error... »

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Inching Back Ahead

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012
Inching Back Ahead

With such a tight race involving so many teams, almost every night will feature at least one game with playoff implications. Here on the blog we will provide an almost daily update on the standings, what games to watch, and where to find the best analysis about the Hawks’ position. Increasing the Stakes In... »

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Coming Into Focus

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
Coming Into Focus

With such a tight race involving so many teams, almost every night will feature at least one game with playoff implications. Here on the blog we will provide an almost daily update on the standings, what games to watch, and where to find the best analysis about the Hawks’ position. Finally, Some Separation With... »

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Clearing Up the Playoff Picture – 4.14.12

Saturday, April 14th, 2012
Clearing Up the Playoff Picture – 4.14.12

With such a tight race involving so many teams, almost every night will feature at least one game with playoff implications. Here on the blog we will provide an almost daily update on the standings, what games to watch, and where to find the best analysis about the Hawks’ position. Another Day, Another Shift... »

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Clearing Up the Playoff Picture – 4.12.12

Thursday, April 12th, 2012
Clearing Up the Playoff Picture – 4.12.12

With such a tight race involving so many teams, almost every night will feature at least one game with playoff implications. Here on the blog we will provide a daily update on the standings, what games to watch, and where to find the best analysis about the Hawks’ position. More Clarity and More Uncertainty.... »

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