Archive for January, 2014

Hawks Split Season Series With Magic

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Hawks Split Season Series With Magic

The Outcome The Hawks evened the score with the Magic by picking up a 112-109 victory down in Orlando on Wednesday night. The division rivals split the season series 2-2. Hawks vs. Magic Photo Gallery Stats Highlights Rolling, Rolling, Rolling After scoring 71 points in the first half against Miami this past Wednesday, it’s... »

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Experts Like Millsap for All-Star Game

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Experts Like Millsap for All-Star Game

Now that All-Star voting is over, several “experts” have weighed in on who their All-Star teams should be.  Zach Lowe of Grantland.com likes Paul Millsap as an East reserve and says Jeff Teague was one of his toughest omissions. Click here to see Lowe’s team NBA.com’s John Schumann weighed in on his East reserves... »

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Pero Antic, Mike Scott Making Cases For Rising Stars Game

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Pero Antic, Mike Scott Making Cases For Rising Stars Game

Pero Antic and Mike Scott have been two of the players on the Hawks that have been asked to play bigger roles after the Al Horford injury and both have excelled, helping the Hawks stay in the third spot in the Eastern Conference. As we near the All-Star break, both Antic and Scott have a case... »

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Hawks To Hold First Ever Dodgeball Tournament

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
Hawks To Hold First Ever Dodgeball Tournament

The Atlanta Hawks will hold its first ever “Dodgeball For A Cause” tournament before the game against the Memphis Grizzlies on Feb. 8, the likes of which will make Patches O”Houlihan proud. For $50, you get entry into the tournament, a ticket to the Hawks/Grizzlies game at Philips Arena that evening and a t-shirt.... »

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Scouting Report: Orlando Magic

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
Scouting Report: Orlando Magic

The Hawks hit the road after yet another emotional home win as they get ready to face the Orlando Magic for the final time this season.  The Magic have won two straight over Atlanta, and the Hawks are looking to solve their road woes and keep the momentum from Monday’s victory over Miami going.... »

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Hawks, Heat Pay Tribute To MLK

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Yesterday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and perhaps no city has been influenced more by him than Atlanta – his birthplace and home.  Before and during the Hawks’ annual MLK Day game, they and the Miami Heat, Atlanta’s opponent for the 2014 game, paid respects to Dr. King by recreating his famous “I... »

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Hawks Beat Heat For Third Straight Win at Philips

Monday, January 20th, 2014
Hawks Beat Heat For Third Straight Win at Philips

The Hawks (21-19) got a victory over the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat in a high-scoring affair, 121-114. Atlanta had seven players get into double figures and shot 51.9% from the field (38.7% from three) along with going 25-of-27 (92.6%) from the free throw line in the win. Miami’s offense shot well too, particularly... »

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The Bright Future of Development: Understanding the NBA D-League, Its Usefulness, and Its Future (Part 2)

Monday, January 20th, 2014
The Bright Future of Development: Understanding the NBA D-League, Its Usefulness, and Its Future (Part 2)

As we explored in Part One, the D-League has become a bigger part of how NBA teams develop their young players. With unlimited assignments under the most recent CBA, teams have been able to use the D-League with more regularity to get young players more playing time and experience. In turn, the quality of... »

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Hawks vs. Heat MLK Day Game Preview

Sunday, January 19th, 2014
Hawks vs. Heat MLK Day Game Preview

The Hawks will take on the Heat on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in what will be the first of two visits by the reigning NBA champions to Atlanta this season. The Heat went through a three-game losing streak recently, but rebounded with back-to-back wins over the Sixers and the Bobcats on Friday... »

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Hawks Fall, But NBA Wins After Exciting Week In London

Thursday, January 16th, 2014
Hawks Fall, But NBA Wins After Exciting Week In London

A few thoughts after tonight’s 127-110 loss to the Nets in London: - The Nets started hot and never really cooled off.  They scored 31 in the first quarter, 34 in the second, 34 in the third and 28 in the fourth.  Everything was working for Brooklyn, and the Hawks had trouble in just... »

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