Archive for February, 2014

Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

Two teams headed in opposite directions clash in what is an important Eastern Conference matchup for playoff standings going into the All-Star break. The Toronto Raptors have been one of the hottest teams in the conference since trading Rudy Gay to Sacramento earlier this season.  A big part of that has been athletic wingman... »

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Offense Struggles In Chicago

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
Offense Struggles In Chicago

The Bulls (26-25) jumped out early on the Hawks (25-25) and despite a second half effort to rally back by Atlanta, Chicago was able to hand the Hawks their fourth consecutive loss by a 100-85 margin. Six Bulls finished in double-figures led by Taj Gibson — 24 points, 12 rebounds, and five assistss — and Joakim... »

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Scouting Report: Chicago Bulls

Monday, February 10th, 2014
Scouting Report: Chicago Bulls

  The Hawks begin what might be the most important two-game stretch to date in terms of playoff seeding as they’ll face the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night, followed by the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. Since trading Luol Deng on Jan. 6, the Bulls have actually played pretty well.  So well, in fact,... »

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One-on-One with Pero Antic

Monday, February 10th, 2014
One-on-One with Pero Antic

Pero Antic, the Hawks’ 31 year-old rookie, was recently selected to the Rising Stars game at All-Star Weekend — which he will unfortunately not be able to participate in due to a stress fracture in his right ankle. Antic came to the Hawks this season after playing in various European leagues since 1999, where... »

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Hawks Drop Third Straight as Memphis Wins Slugfest

Saturday, February 8th, 2014
Hawks Drop Third Straight as Memphis Wins Slugfest

The Hawks (25-24) started out hot, leading by as many as 14 points in the first quarter, but the Grizzlies (27-22) were able to slow down the pace and grind out a 79-76 victory. Zach Randolph had 20 points and six rebounds to lead Memphis on an efficient 10-of-16 shooting. Along with Randolph, only Courtney Lee... »

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Hawks v. Grizzlies Preview

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

The Memphis Grizzlies (26-22) come to Philips Arena looking to sweep the season series with the Atlanta Hawks (25-23). The Grizzlies are on a tear of late, thanks in large part to Marc Gasol returning from injury, winning 11 of their last 14 games, including their first matchup with the Hawks, 108-101 (without Gasol)... »

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Top 5 Hawks Plays So Far…As Beautiful GIFs

Friday, February 7th, 2014
Top 5 Hawks Plays So Far…As Beautiful GIFs

It’s been a memorable and exciting first half of the season for the Atlanta Hawks.  We picked our top five plays of the first half and condensed them into GIFs for your repeated viewing pleasure (play descriptions below):     1)  Kyle Korver makes NBA history by hitting a three-pointer in a record 90th... »

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Hawks Well-Represented At All-Star Weekend

Friday, February 7th, 2014
Hawks Well-Represented At All-Star Weekend

The Atlanta Hawks will be well represented at the 2014 All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. Paul Millsap was selected to his first All-Star Game, voted by coaches around the league as one of seven Eastern Conference reserves. Joining Millsap at All-Star weekend will be rookie Pero Antic, who catapulted up the rookie ladder after... »

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It’s Not Complicated: More Is Better

Friday, February 7th, 2014

The Atlanta Hawks have started their Membership renewal and sign up process, where fans can purchase 2014-15 seats and receive all the added benefits of being a member.  In addition to a super sweet website explaining all of the benefits (and there are a LOT), the team also created some clever promotions around it... »

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Lou Williams, Ciara Show Hawks Love For #TBT

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

For those who have been living under a rock, #tbt (Throw Back Thursday) is a social media trend where users across various platforms post old photos of themselves from a specific moment in time of their choice.  The Thursday trend was become widely popular among everybody, including athletes and celebrities. Lou Williams, an Atlanta... »

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