Archive for November, 2012

Scouting the Opposition: Cleveland Cavaliers

Friday, November 30th, 2012

For every home game this season, we’ll be gathering some intel on the opposing team from someone who knows them best — a team employee, a rival blogger, beat writer or broadcaster. For the Hawks’ home game Friday night against the Cavaliers, we reached out to Joe Gabriele, the beat writer for Cavs.com, for... »

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Dikembe Mutombo Stars In The Year’s Most Random Video Game

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Former Hawks All-Star and general do-gooder Dikembe Mutombo has made it a priority throughout his life to improve the lives of the less fortunate, especially in his native Africa. Now he has expanded his reach, and is trying to save the entire planet, thanks to this fever dream of a video game produced(?) by... »

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Postgame Thoughts: Hawks vs. Bobcats

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Some postgame thoughts on the Hawks’ at times harrowing but ultimately triumphant win over the Bobcats Wednesday night at Philips Arena: – Classic game from Josh Smith tonight. 17 points, 13 rebounds, 6 assists, 5 blocks, 3 steals. He’ll want those free throws back from the game’s final minute, but overall when Josh is... »

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Scouting the Opposition: Charlotte Bobcats

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

For every home game this season, we’ll be gathering some intel on the opposing team from someone who knows them best — a team employee, a rival blogger, beat writer or broadcaster. For the Hawks’ home game Wednesday night against the Bobcats, we reached out to Matt Rochinski, Charlotte’s Director of Interactive Media, for... »

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Horford Wins NBA Weekly Honor, And It Was Well Deserved

Monday, November 26th, 2012

When Joe Johnson was traded to the Nets during the offseason, one of the first questions fans would ask was, “Who will become the team’s #1 offensive option?” The answer to that question, so far, is, it depends. It’s one of the strengths of this team that there are so many players who can... »

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Postgame Thoughts: Hawks. vs Clippers

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Some thoughts on the Hawks’ impressive 104-93 victory over the Clippers Saturday night at the Highlight Factory, avenging a loss in Los Angeles earlier in the season: – Jeff Teague. Broken record. Second straight double-double with 19 points and 11 assists, and played his much-more-celebrated fellow Wake Forest alum Chris Paul to a draw... »

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Scouting the Opposition: L.A. Clippers

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

For every home game this season, we’ll be gathering some intel on the opposing team from someone who knows them best — a team employee, a rival blogger, beat writer or broadcaster. For the Hawks’ home game Saturday night against the Clippers, we reached out to Eric Patten, the team writer for Clippers.com, for... »

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Postgame Thoughts: Hawks at Bobcats

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

A few thoughts after the Hawks’ impressive 101-91 road win over the surprisingly feisty Bobcats… – On a night featuring several excellent performances up and down the roster, special mention goes to Al Horford for his huge 26 point, 13 rebound, 3 block night. Horford did it early and late, scoring 14 points in... »

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Postgame Thoughts: Hawks vs. Magic

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

The Hawks survived the difficult start to the season with a slew of playoff teams, then held their own on their first trip out West. Now, with a slew of winnable games coming up at Philips Arena, how would the team fare? They certainly got off to a good start with an 81-72 win... »

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Scouting the Opposition: Orlando Magic

Sunday, November 18th, 2012

For every home game this season, we’ll be gathering some intel on the opposing team from someone who knows them best — a team employee, a rival blogger, beat writer or broadcaster. For the Hawks’ home game Monday night against the Magic, we reached out to Evan Dunlap, who writes about Orlando for the... »

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