Archive for November, 2013

How To Vote For NBA All Stars

Monday, November 18th, 2013
How To Vote For NBA All Stars

The NBA All-Star ballot is out, and once again fans can vote for who they want to see in the game.  Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap and Al Horford represent the Hawks on the ballot, and there are several ways you can get them to New Orleans: Online You can vote online at NBA.com/asb from your... »

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Teague Finding Success In Coach Bud’s Offense

Monday, November 18th, 2013
Teague Finding Success In Coach Bud’s Offense

“I think the pace with which we’re playing pick-and-roll and the pace the game is happening and screens are coming, I think it will be a really natural evolution for Jeff to become really efficient and really good in pick-and-roll. I think the system, the opportunity, the pace, the way that we’re setting screens,... »

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#KyleStreak Hits 83

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Kyle Korver stretched his three-point streak to 83 consecutive games Saturday night in a win over the Knicks. Korver had three wide open looks early in the first quarter and missed them all, but based on New York’s defense (or lackthereof) on him early on, I was never worried that the streak was in... »

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Hawks Even Season Series With Knicks Behind Great Point Guard Play

Saturday, November 16th, 2013
Hawks Even Season Series With Knicks Behind Great Point Guard Play

The Hawks moved to 6-4 and avenged the 95-91 loss to the Knicks last week with a dominating 110-90 win in Madison Square Garden behind a team-high 16 points from Jeff Teague and a great performance from Shelvin Mack off the bench with 12 points and 12 assists. Mack played 24 minutes, by far the most in... »

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Scouting Report: New York Knicks

Saturday, November 16th, 2013
Scouting Report: New York Knicks

The Hawks will have a couple of firsts when they take the court Saturday night.  It’s the second night of their first back-to-back of the season, and it’s also the first opponent they’ve seen twice this year.  For some of the players, it’ll be their first time inside the World’s Most Famous Arena. Normally... »

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Teague Sets Career-High as Hawks Roll Past Sixers In Lou Williams’ Return

Friday, November 15th, 2013
Teague Sets Career-High as Hawks Roll Past Sixers In Lou Williams’ Return

Jeff Teague set a career high with 33 points on 10-of-16 shooting along with 10 assists and four rebounds in leading the Hawks to a 113-103 victory over the Sixers. Teague was extremely aggressive on the offensive end and dominated in the pick-and-roll game. Teague got to the line 13 times, making 12, and... »

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Korver’s Streak Hits 82

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Kyle Korver extended his streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 82 Friday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, closing to within seven games of tying Dana Barros’ all-time record.  It came on a relatively simple play aided by lazy defense from Thaddeus Young in the first quarter.  As James Anderson was late... »

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Welcome Back Lou!

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Lou Williams has been cleared to play after a 10-month rehabilitation process because of an ACL tear.  Hawks TV’s Jessica Taylor caught up with Lou to get his thoughts on returning: Lou Williams talks about being mentally ready to play after the injury: NBA TV featured Lou in a six-part “Road To Recovery” series... »

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Scouting Report: Philadelphia 76ers

Thursday, November 14th, 2013
Scouting Report: Philadelphia 76ers

First-year head coach Brett Brown has the Philadelphia 76ers in first place in a division that includes both the Knicks and Nets.  Yes, it’s early, but at this point the Sixers probably qualify as the surprise team in the East.  On Friday, the former San Antonio assistant will lead is club into Atlanta to... »

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Knicks Shoot Their Way Past Hawks

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
Knicks Shoot Their Way Past Hawks

The Hawks dropped to 4-4 on the season as the Knicks came into Atlanta and got the 95-91 victory. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks offense with 25 points shooting 36% from the field (50% from three-point range). Jeff Teague led the Hawks with 25 points on 41.2% shooting with eight assists, five rebounds, and four turnovers. Hawks vs.... »

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