Archive for March, 2014

Hawks End Skid with Comeback Win Over the Sixers

Monday, March 31st, 2014
Hawks End Skid with Comeback Win Over the Sixers

The Hawks (32-41) snapped their six-game losing streak with a 103-95 comeback victory over the Sixers (16-58). Paul Millsap led the Hawks with 28 points, 17 rebounds, four assists, and three steals in a dominant performance, and Lou Williams pushed the Hawks to the win in the fourth quarter with 11 of his 22 coming in... »

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Scouting Report: Philadelphia 76ers

Sunday, March 30th, 2014
Scouting Report: Philadelphia 76ers

The Hawks (31-41) will look to end their six-game losing streak Monday night when the Sixers (16-57) come to Philips Arena. The Sixers just broke their 26-game losing streak with a dominant win over the Pistons, and will look to put together back-to-back wins for the first time since Jan. 2 and Jan. 4.... »

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Hawks Fall In Washington

Saturday, March 29th, 2014
Hawks Fall In Washington

The Hawks (31-41) dropped their sixth straight in a hard fought contest 101-97 against the Wizards (38-35), as their late comeback effort fell short. Jeff Teague led the Hawks’ comeback effort late in the fourth quarter with nine of his team-high 19 points in the frame. Teague sparked an 8-0 run in the final minute... »

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Scouting Report: Washington Wizards

Saturday, March 29th, 2014
Scouting Report: Washington Wizards

The Washington Wizards snapped a mini funk with a convincing victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, keeping Charlotte at arm’s length in the race to avoid seventh in the East. Washington currently owns a 2-1 season series lead thanks to a 114-97 win in Atlanta last month in which only nine Hawks... »

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Portland Hands Hawks Fifth Straight Loss

Thursday, March 27th, 2014
Portland Hands Hawks Fifth Straight Loss

The Hawks (31-39) dropped their fifth game in a row as the Trail Blazers (46-27) came into Atlanta and ended a three-game skid of their own with a 100-85 victory. LaMarcus Aldridge made his first appearance in two weeks and put up 25 points and 16 rebounds on Atlanta. Damian Lillard added 21 points, six rebounds,... »

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Scouting Report: Portland Trail Blazers

Thursday, March 27th, 2014
Scouting Report: Portland Trail Blazers

The Trail Blazers (45-27) come to Philips Arena looking to snap a 3-game losing streak (3-7 in their last 10). The Hawks (31-38) have a 4-game losing streak of their own, and both teams hold just a two game lead over ninth in their respective conferences. The Blazers sit in fifth in the West,... »

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Hawks Lose to Wolves, Drop Fourth Straight

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
Hawks Lose to Wolves, Drop Fourth Straight

The Hawks (31-38) dropped their fourth game in a row as the Timberwolves (35-35) ran away with a 107-83 victory. The Hawks had 26 turnovers — 17 Minnesota steals — leading to 32 points for the Timberwolves. Ricky Rubio led the Wolves defensive pressure with six steals along with 10 assists and four points, while Gorgui... »

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Scouting Report: Minnesota Timberwolves

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
Scouting Report: Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves are probably the team that would benefit most if they were in the opposite conference.  They’d be sixth in tEast with their 34-35 record, but at seven games back of the final playoff spot in the West, their season is all but over barring a miracle. The point of the above... »

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Elton Brand Finding Success In An Ever-Changing Role

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
Elton Brand Finding Success In An Ever-Changing Role

When I first spoke with Elton Brand this summer after he signed with the Hawks, we spent a lot of time discussing his last season in Dallas and learning to adapt to a lesser role. This season, Brand expected to be in a similar role as he was with the Mavericks, coming off the... »

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Hawks Fall To Hot-Shooting Suns

Monday, March 24th, 2014
Hawks Fall To Hot-Shooting Suns

The Hawks (31-38) dropped their third straight game as the Suns (42-29) came into Atlanta and scorched the nets, shooting 50% from three-point range en route to a 102-95 victory. Phoenix’s backcourt duo of Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe had a strong second half and finished the game with a combined 39 points, 10 assists, and... »

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