Archive for December, 2013

Hawks Cruise Past Lakers With Strong Second Half

Monday, December 16th, 2013
Hawks Cruise Past Lakers With Strong Second Half

The Hawks fell behind by as many as 10 in the first quarter and were down 54-47 heading into the half after getting dominated on the glass 28-17. The Lakers, led by their frontcourt of Pau Gasol (11 points and nine boards) and Jordan Hill (13 points and six boards), worked the Hawks in the first half... »

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Hawks vs. Lakers Game Preview

Sunday, December 15th, 2013
Hawks vs. Lakers Game Preview

The Hawks (12-12) will be back in action at home Monday night against the Lakers (11-12). The Hawks will be looking to earn a split in the season series after a 105-103 loss to the Lakers in Los Angeles in the third game of the season. In that first meeting, the Lakers got big... »

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Turnovers Doom Hawks In New York

Saturday, December 14th, 2013
Turnovers Doom Hawks In New York

The Hawks shot 60.6% (40-of-66) from the field and 46.9% (15-of-32) from three-point range, but 27 turnovers led to 36 points for the Knicks, who beat Atlanta 111-106. The Hawks were a bit sloppy from start to finish, and it looked like the back-to-back took its toll on the team, who were a step... »

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Scouting Report: New York Knicks

Saturday, December 14th, 2013
Scouting Report: New York Knicks

For already the third time this season, the Hawks and Knicks will face off.  Saturday’s game will be the second and final meeting in Madison Square Garden, where Atlanta won 110-90 last month. Already without big man Tyson Chandler due to injury, the Knicks were dealt another blow this week, losing starting point guard Raymond... »

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Horford Dominates as Hawks Survive In OT Over Wizards

Friday, December 13th, 2013
Horford Dominates as Hawks Survive In OT Over Wizards

The Hawks held a 15-point lead with eight minutes to play in the game, and appeared well on their way to an easy victory over the Wizards before Washington went on a 19-2 run to take a two-point lead at 86-84 with 1:40 to play. Neither team was able to record a field goal... »

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Atlanta Hawks Play Soccer

Friday, December 13th, 2013

In advance of the Atlanta Hawks’ Jan. 16 game against the Brooklyn Nets in London, the team decided to get an early start on British customs.  One of the things the UK is widely known for is soccer (as us Americans call it), so the team brought in Atlanta Silverbacks goalkeeper Eric Ati and... »

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Hawks vs. Wizards Preview and Q&A with Mike Prada

Thursday, December 12th, 2013
Hawks vs. Wizards Preview and Q&A with Mike Prada

The Hawks (11-11) will take on the Wizards (9-11) at Philips Arena on Friday night. The Wizards defeated the Hawks in their first meeting two weeks ago in Washington, 108-101. The Hawks will be looking to even up the season series with their division rival, but to do so they will have to contain... »

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Hawknado!

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Hawknado!  Coming soon to a theater near you. This was filmed during the Hawks Cheerleader calendar photo shoot in Cancun, Mexico. »

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Off-Shooting Hawks Fall To Thunder

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
Off-Shooting Hawks Fall To Thunder

The Hawks shot 35.6% from the field in a 101-92 loss to the Thunder, snapping their three-game home winning streak. The Thunder improve to 16-4, winning 11 of their last 12, and move into the second spot in the Western Conference. Atlanta had only two players that shot 50% or better from the field, Lou... »

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When Korver Started The Streak…

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
When Korver Started The Streak…

Kyle Korver started his streak of consecutive games with a three-pointer on Nov. 4, 2012.  On that date: -  Mitt Romney was a candidate for U.S. President -  Florida’s football team was ranked #6 in the country and had never lost to an FCS school -  Prince William and Kate Middleton were not parents... »

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