Archive for November, 2013

Korver’s Streak Reaches 85

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Kyle Korver extended his consecutive three-point streak to 85 games Wednesday night against the Pistons.  That streak is the second-longest in NBA history, and he is now just five games away from breaking Dana Barros’ all-time record. Tonight’s first three came on some beautiful ball movement.  Al Horford handed the ball off to Jeff... »

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Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons come into Wednesday’s game in Atlanta with a 4-6 record, but they just got finished with a difficult west coast road trip that included Portland, Golden State and the Lakers.  They were back home Tuesday night and got a big win over the Knicks, so they come into Philips Arena tonight... »

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#KyleStreak Extends To 84

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Kyle Korver’s three-pointer to open the game against the Miami Heat extended his consecutive three-point streak to 84 games, the second-longest streak in NBA history. Korver sat on the left wing as Jeff Teague looked to drive by Shane Battier, who had switched onto him after a screen.  Thinking Battier would need help, James... »

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Turnovers, Breakdowns Doom Hawks vs. Heat

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
Turnovers, Breakdowns Doom Hawks vs. Heat

A few thoughts after the Hawks’ 104-88 loss to the Heat: - Atlanta kept up with Miami in the first half, but the Heat buckled down on defense about midway through the second quarter and turned a six-point deficit into a halftime lead.  The Hawks came out strong in the second half to take the... »

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Mike Scott Hilariously Dancing Behind Interview

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
Mike Scott Hilariously Dancing Behind Interview

Mike Scott continued his hilarious interviewbombing at the Atlanta Hawks’ shootaround Tuesday morning in Miami.  As has been the case all season, if there’s a camera rolling, his face will find it.  Check out the latest edition: In addition to being the culprit, Scott also fell victim to the interviewbombing sensation when teammates Jeff... »

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Pero Antic and Mike Scott Play Soccer

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

The fun continues at Hawks shootarounds!  Check out Pero Antic and Mike Scott showing off their soccer skills: Antic seems decent.  He’s either played before, or it just comes more naturally to those Europeans.  Scott…well, easy on those headers son.  Especially with a basketball. »

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Millsap’s Absence Provides Chance For Others

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
Millsap’s Absence Provides Chance For Others

Paul Millsap will miss the Hawks’ game against the Miami Heat Tuesday because of tendinitis in his right elbow.  He did not make the trip, and Atlanta hopes to have him back soon, maybe as early as Wednesday against the Pistons.  In the meantime, his absence means there’s a chance for others to step... »

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Mike Scott Gets a Taste of His Own Medicine

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
Mike Scott Gets a Taste of His Own Medicine

Mike Scott started the Hawks’ “interviewbombing” craze.  DeMarre Carroll joined him.  Now Scott is the one being bombed while doing his own interview. Teammates Jeff Teague and Pero Antic appeared behind Scott while he was being interviewed by FOX Sports South after shootaround in Miami Tuesday morning. Teague started the trend… …then Antic joined in.... »

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Scouting Report: Miami Heat

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
Scouting Report: Miami Heat

The two-time defending NBA champions enter Tuesday’s matchup against Atlanta with a 7-3 record, though they’re 6-1 since a sputtering 1-2 start. The Heat have been very efficient on both sides of the ball, but especially offensively in the early going.  They lead the Eastern Conference in field goal percentage, three point percentage and... »

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Long Live Elton Brand’s Twitter Account

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Elton Brand has retired from Twitter…just one day after joining. The 34-year-old was the only Hawks player who didn’t have a Twitter account.  That was until Sunday, when Brand finally decided to try it.  @EltonBrand42 didn’t last long though, as Elton tweeted for the last time just minutes before the team took off for... »

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