Archive for May, 2013

Scouting Kelly Olynyk

Monday, May 20th, 2013
Scouting Kelly Olynyk

As we get approach the 2013 NBA Draft, we are reaching out to local experts to help us scout some of the players the Hawks may take in the first round.  We had Zach Bell from SB Nation’s The Slipper Still Fits help us scout Gonzaga center Kelly Olynyk. What are his strengths? Weaknesses? Kelly’s main... »

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Scouting Steven Adams

Friday, May 17th, 2013
Scouting Steven Adams

As we get approach the 2013 NBA Draft, we are reaching out to local experts to help us scout some of the players the Hawks may take in the first round.  We had Anson Whaley from CardiacHill.com help us scout Pittsburgh center Steven Adams. What are his strengths? Weaknesses? Other than his athleticism for... »

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The Season and the Future of Al Horford

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
The Season and the Future of Al Horford

We’re taking a look back at the season that was for each member of the Atlanta Hawks, as well as a sneak peek into what the future might hold.  Today it’s Al Horford. The season:  Al Horford had by far the best season of his six-year NBA career, averaging a double-double with 17.4 PPG and... »

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Series Recap: Pacers Overwhelm Valiant Hawks With Size

Monday, May 6th, 2013
Series Recap: Pacers Overwhelm Valiant Hawks With Size

At the end of the day, Indiana was simply too big. The obvious mismatch in size was a problem the Atlanta Hawks knew they’d have to deal with going into their first-round series with the Indiana Pacers.  Looking back, it was exactly that which lost them the series. The Pacers dominated the paint from... »

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Postgame Thoughts: Hawks’ Season Ends In Six-Game Series

Saturday, May 4th, 2013
Postgame Thoughts: Hawks’ Season Ends In Six-Game Series

A few thoughts after tonight’s 81-73 loss to the Pacers: - First of all, congratulations to the Indiana Pacers on a hard-fought and well-deserved series win.  We knew this would be a tough series, and the Pacers certainly made it that.  They were the better team, and they deserve to be moving on. -... »

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Pacers at Hawks – Game 6 Preview

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
Pacers at Hawks – Game 6 Preview

Well Hawks fans, here we are.  Game 6 with the Hawks facing elimination and needing one more Indiana loss at Philips Arena to save their season. The Hawks have played well in the two games at home in this series so far, but this game will have a different feel.  Will the Pacers be... »

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Postgame Thoughts: Pacers Hold Serve, Push Hawks To Brink

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
Postgame Thoughts: Pacers Hold Serve, Push Hawks To Brink

A few thoughts after tonight’s 106-83 loss to the Pacers: - Obviously the Hawks wanted to take this game since Game 7′s on the road are almost impossible to win, but the Pacers did their job in protecting home court.  This is the only first-round series in which a home team hasn’t lost, so... »

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