Archive for January, 2014

Bench Unit Leads Hawks to Big Win Over Sixers

Friday, January 31st, 2014
Bench Unit Leads Hawks to Big Win Over Sixers

The Hawks got 70 points from their bench unit, led by Mike Scott and Elton Brand with 18 points each, on their way to a 125-99 victory over the Sixers in Philly. The Hawks took their first lead of the game at 7-5 early in the first quarter and never relinquished it, leading by as many as... »

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Mike Scott Goes Bonkers After Millsap Makes All-Star Team

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Paul Millsap was named to the Eastern Conference All-Star roster Thursday night, as selected by coaches from around the league.  It’s Millsap’s first All-Star appearance, and the first-year Hawk got plenty of love from his teammates on Twitter: Congratulations to @Paulmillsap4 on being named to his 1st All-Star Team!! He has been incredible for... »

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Paul Millsap Named Eastern Conference All-Star

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
Paul Millsap Named Eastern Conference All-Star

Paul Millsap has been named an All-Star for the first time in his career, coinciding with his first season as a member of the Atlanta Hawks. Millsap was selected by coaches around the league as one of seven Eastern Conference reserves, and I think it’s highly justified.  He’s been a force since Al Horford’s... »

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Scouting Report: Philadelphia 76ers

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
Scouting Report: Philadelphia 76ers

After an unexpected lengthy break between games, the Atlanta Hawks will get back at it Friday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, who are riding high after a 1-point, buzzer-beating win in Boston on Wednesday. The Sixers didn’t have runaway Rookie of the Year candidate Michael Carter-Williams when the teams met in Atlanta in November.... »

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Pero Antic Selected To Rising Stars Challenge

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Pero Antic Selected To Rising Stars Challenge

Macedonia – Go crazy! Pero Antic has been selected to the player pool for the Rising Stars Challenge, the NBA’s game that features the nine best rookies and nine best sophomores from the season’s first half. The game is part of All-Star Weekend Feb. 14-16 in New Orleans. Antic wouldn’t have been in the... »

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Face Off Against Hawks Players at Casino Night

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Face Off Against Hawks Players at Casino Night

Here’s your chance to meet your favorite Hawks players…and beat them at some casino games. The annual Hawks Casino Night will take place Sunday, Feb. 9 from 6-10 p.m. at Opera.  All proceeds benefit the Atlanta Hawks Foundation. As usual, the players and coaches will be set up at various tables, and you can... »

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Hawks Fans Document the Snowstorm

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

It’s been a tough time for the Atlanta-area.  The Tuesday afternoon snowstorm, specifically its impact on the roads, forced thousands of residents into difficult situations and led to the postponement of our game against the Pistons.  Nevertheless, the storm hasn’t dampened Hawks fans’ spirits: @ATLHawks Not exactly court side, but still representing! #GoHawks #snowday2014... »

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Hawks Players Aren’t Happy About the Atlanta Snowstorm

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

In case you haven’t heard, it’s snowing in Atlanta…and not just a little bit.  We’re on our way to ONE INCH of this stuff, and the whole state of Georgia is FREAKING OUT!  If you didn’t know, this is tough stuff for us folks who are used to sunshine and humidity. Hawks players DeMarre... »

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Hawks Lead Throughout, But Too Much Durant for Thunder in Oklahoma City

Monday, January 27th, 2014
Hawks Lead Throughout, But Too Much Durant for Thunder in Oklahoma City

The Thunder (36-10) led 2-0 early and didn’t lead again until it was 109-107 late in the fourth quarter prior to the eventual 111-109 final — the Hawks’ (23-21) fifth two-point road loss of the season. Hawks vs. Thunder Photo Gallery Stats Highlights In the middle, the Hawks played one of their best games... »

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Paul Millsap Earns First Player of the Week Honor

Monday, January 27th, 2014
Paul Millsap Earns First Player of the Week Honor

Paul Millsap has put the Hawks on his shoulders since Al Horford went down for the season with a torn pectoral muscle.  As Atlanta continues to lose bodies to varying injuries, Millsap has been the constant that has held the team together. Monday was the first step in him getting the long-overdue recognition he... »

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