Archive for February, 2014

Hawks Battle But Come Up Short in Detroit

Friday, February 21st, 2014
Hawks Battle But Come Up Short in Detroit

The Hawks (25-29) put forth a gritty effort in Detroit, but were not able to pull out the victory as the Pistons (23-32) got a few late stops and timely Kyle Singler three-pointers on their way to a 115-107 victory. The Pistons got big nights from their bigs as Andre Drummond, Josh Smith, and Greg Monroe... »

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Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

Friday, February 21st, 2014
Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

The Hawks limp into Detroit on the heels of seven straight losses, and things don’t get any easier as they’ll be matched up against one of the biggest teams in the NBA without the services of three of their centers. Al Horford, Pero Antic and Gustavo Ayon all remain out.  Horford is obviously done... »

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Hawks Acquire Antawn Jamison From Clippers

Thursday, February 20th, 2014
Hawks Acquire Antawn Jamison From Clippers

The Hawks were quiet during the NBA trade deadline but made a late move to acquire former All-Star Antawn Jamison from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange of the rights to 2005 draft pick Cenk Akyol. A couple big moves came across towards the end of the deadline, but in all, the trade deadline was... »

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Hawks Fall to Wizards for Seventh Straight Loss

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Hawks Fall to Wizards for Seventh Straight Loss

The shorthanded Hawks (25-28) fought back from a 20 point second quarter deficit to get within one in the third quarter, but their lack of depth proved to be too costly as the Wizards (26-28) pulled away in the fourth quarter on their way to a 114-97 victory. Hawks vs. Wizards Photo Gallery Stats... »

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Al Horford Starts Rehab

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Al Horford’s comeback from a torn pectoral muscle suffered Dec. 26 in Cleveland seems to be progressing well.  The Hawks center posted a series of videos on Instagram saying that the “recovery” portion is complete, and he is now starting rehab.  Judging by the photo and videos, it appears his first rehab session was... »

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Game Preview: Hawks vs. Wizards

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Game Preview: Hawks vs. Wizards

The Hawks (25-27) will host the Wizards (25-28) with both teams on the second game of a back-to-back and both teams losing their first game after the All-Star break. Both teams will be looking to get on track, as the two have lost 11 of their last 12 combined games — the lone win... »

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Short-Handed Hawks Lose in Indiana

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
Short-Handed Hawks Lose in Indiana

The short-handed Hawks (25-27) lost their sixth straight game as the Pacers (41-12) dominated the first and third quarters on their way to a 108-98 victory. The Pacers jumped out to a 31-9 lead in the first quarter thanks to a 13-of-14 shooting start, and they took advantage of seven early Hawks turnovers to... »

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Final All-Star Animation Unlocked

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
Final All-Star Animation Unlocked

Today we’re releasing our final All-Star animation:   As you may notice, this one is of 2013-14 All-Star Paul Millsap dunking on Boston’s Jared Sullinger earlier this season. We released our first two earlier this week:   This is Pero Antic’s game-tying three-pointer against Charlotte on Dec. 28.   And this is the iconic... »

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Sir Foster A Hit At All-Star Weekend

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Kyrie Irving may have been MVP of the All-Star Game, but he may not have been MVP of the night.  Atlanta Hawks organist Sir Foster was an instant fan sensation with his cool blend of songs requested via social media and his own mix.  The media were quick to give him love: SLAM Online:... »

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Scouting Report: Indiana Pacers

Monday, February 17th, 2014
Scouting Report: Indiana Pacers

The timing of the All-Star break couldn’t have been better for the Hawks, who lost their last five games of the first half and needed the long weekend to rest, regroup and get healthy. Unfortunately, the timing and luck aren’t always shining at the same time.  Atlanta opens the second half of the season... »

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