Archive for December, 2012

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks at Wizards

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Some thoughts on the Hawks’ tough 100-95 overtime win over the Wizards Tuesday night in DC: – Lou Williams was the player of the game for the Hawks tonight, and really saved their bacon with some timely shots, especially after Devin Harris was lost for the game with a sore foot. LouWillVille finished the... »

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Postgame Thoughts: Hawks vs. Warriors

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ loss to the Warriors Saturday night at Philips Arena: – Well, you can’t win them all. Some nights are going to be like Thursday when the Hawks could do no wrong against the Bobcats, some nights the other team is going to have the hot hand.... »

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Postgame Thoughts: Hawks vs Bobcats

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Some thoughts on the Hawks’ resounding 113-90 win over the Bobcats at Philips Arena on Thursday night: – Coming into the season knowing the kinds of shooters we had on the squad, I expected to see a few nights where everything was clicking and the ball found the bottom of the basket no matter... »

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Zaza Pachulia Juuuuuuust Missed An Awesome Buzzer Beater

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Zaza Pachulia had several nice moments in Wednesday night’s victory over the Magic, showing his game is not all brawn and muscle but also a healthy dose of pizzazz and flair. He also nearly hit a 75-foot buzzer-beater to end the third quarter. The basket, which left Pachulia’s hands just a tiny fraction of... »

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Postgame Thoughts: Hawks vs. Magic

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

A few thoughts on the Hawks’ 86-80 win over the Magic in Orlando, their 8th-straight win over their Southeast Division rivals: – Za! Za! Pachuuuuulia! How awesome was the big man’s stretch from the end of the 3rd through the first part of the 4th quarter? First he hits nothing but net from 3/4-court... »

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Happy 80th Birthday, Bob Pettit!

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

by Cliff Lummus One of the greatest players in Hawks history, Bob Pettit passes another landmark in his ever-impressive life by celebrating his 80th birthday today. A star player in college at LSU (much like a later Hawks great, Pete Maravich) Pettit was drafted by the Hawks in 1954. Over the course of his... »

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Postgame Thoughts: Hawks at Heat

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

A few thoughts on the Hawks tough 101-92 loss to the Heat in Miami on Monday night: – No win, but nothing to be ashamed of in losing this one. Dwyane Wade shot 11-13 from the field on his way to 26 points, LeBron James shot 10-16 to net 27. I doubt there are... »

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Josh Smith Joins Al Horford As NBA Weekly Award Winner

Monday, December 10th, 2012
Josh Smith Joins Al Horford As NBA Weekly Award Winner

December 10 is a good day for Josh Smith, apparently. Five years ago on this date, Josh won his first ever NBA Player of the Week honor. Today, he’s added his second. The NBA announced today that Smith has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for Dec. 3-9, for helping lead the... »

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Postgame Thoughts: Hawks at Grizzlies

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Some thoughts on arguably the most impressive win of the season, a 93-83 road victory over the Grizzlies in Memphis: – You know, it was a nice home stretch for the Hawks the last couple weeks. A lot of off days to rest, and a lot of victories — albeit over some of the... »

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Postgame Thoughts: Hawks vs. Wizards

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

Some thoughts on the Hawks’ 104-95 win over the Wizards Friday night at Philips Arena: – The balance on this team is really something. At various times tonight each of the five starters put the team on their shoulders and carried the action. DeShawn Stevenson hit a season-high 5 3-pointers (including his 500th career... »

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