Archive for November, 2013

Pro Skateboarders Ryan Sheckler and Torey Pudwill at Hawks Game

Monday, November 25th, 2013
Pro Skateboarders Ryan Sheckler and Torey Pudwill at Hawks Game

Pro skateboarders Ryan Sheckler and Torey Pudwill caught a Hawks game Saturday night after taking part in the Kennesaw Skate Park grand opening earlier that day.  Point guard Dennis Schröder, a huge skateboarder himself, took time to meet them:         Photo by Lauren Arum/Atlanta Hawks »

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Hawks Go Cold In Fourth; Lose To Celtics

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
Hawks Go Cold In Fourth; Lose To Celtics

The Hawks held a 12 point lead early in the fourth quarter, but were unable to put the Celtics away. The Hawks shot a dismal 21.7% from the floor in the fourth quarter, while the Celtics caught fire shooting 52.9% as they outscored the Hawks 30-13 in the fourth to get the 94-87 victory.... »

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Korver Extends Streak To 87

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Kyle Korver extended his streak to 87 consecutive games with at least one three-pointer Saturday night against the Boston Celtics.  Dana Barros holds the all-time NBA record with 89 straight. On this play, Korver curled off a screen and got the ball inside the three-point line before passing to Paul Millsap.  He then lingered... »

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Scouting Report: Boston Celtics

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
Scouting Report: Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics are experiencing the definition of a roller coaster season.  After starting the season 0-4, new head coach Brad Stevens and his revamped roster won four straight, including a thrilling last-second win in Miami, to get to .500.  Since then, Boston has lost six straight against a brutal schedule and comes into... »

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Hawks Take Second Straight Against the Pistons Behind Teague’s Big Night

Friday, November 22nd, 2013
Hawks Take Second Straight Against the Pistons Behind Teague’s Big Night

The Hawks beat the Pistons for the second time in three nights, winning 96-89 in Detroit after a 93-85 win in Atlanta on Wednesday. Jeff Teague led the Hawks with 18 points, nine assists, six rebounds, two steals, and one huge chase-down block on Brandon Jennings late in the fourth quarter. Teague exploded in the third... »

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Korver Extends Streak To 86

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Kyle Korver extended his streak to 86 consecutive games with at least one three-point field goal Friday night in Detroit.  Dana Barros holds the all-time record at 89. This look was about as easy as they come.  Al Horford chased down a long rebound and quickly dribbled up court before passing to Jeff Teague.... »

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Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

Friday, November 22nd, 2013
Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

The Hawks defended the Pistons pretty much exactly how a team needs to in order to beat them on Wednesday night.  They doubled the post when necessary, kept Detroit’s guards out of the lane and invited the Pistons to take perimeter shots whenever they were inclined.  The result was an ugly but workmanlike 93-85... »

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What Lou Williams’ Return Means For the Hawks

Thursday, November 21st, 2013
What Lou Williams’ Return Means For the Hawks

Lou Williams made his season debut against the 76ers last Friday and played well in his first 16 minutes of action with seven points, three rebounds and two assists. Williams’ addition to the Hawks rotation provides Coach Budenholzer with a perimeter scoring threat off the bench, something the Hawks have struggled to get consistently... »

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Coming to Philips: The Best of the West

Thursday, November 21st, 2013
Coming to Philips: The Best of the West

The Hawks have their biggest stretch of home games of the season coming up in early December as they will play seven home games (out of eight overall) from Dec. 4-20. In that stretch are three of the marquee home games of the year as Atlanta plays host to the Clippers (Dec. 4), Thunder... »

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Hawks Top Pistons In Josh Smith’s Return

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
Hawks Top Pistons In Josh Smith’s Return

Josh Smith‘s return to Philips Arena was a sloppy one as the Hawks ended up winning 93-85 behind 19 points from Paul Millsap. Millsap sat out against the Heat with an elbow injury, and his rested legs were a big advantage for the Hawks with both teams playing their second game of a back-to-back.... »

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