Archive for April, 2014

Game 6 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Game 6 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

The Atlanta Hawks are one win away from eliminating the top-seeded Indiana Pacers, but even after an impressive Game 5 road win, Atlanta knows nothing will be easy at home. “Our guys will have to have the appropriate mental toughness and discipline,” Coach Bud said after practice Wednesday. And he’s right.  The Hawks are... »

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Hawks Players Tweet Excitement After Game 5 Win

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

There was plenty of Twitter buzz going around Monday night during and after the Atlanta Hawks’ 107-97 Game 5 win over the Indiana Pacers.  More to come on that on the Hawks Blog later, but here’s what the players had to say: Great win! Bench was the difference. @mikescott aka Migue was on fire.... »

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Hawks Take 3-2 Series Lead With Win In Indiana

Monday, April 28th, 2014
Hawks Take 3-2 Series Lead With Win In Indiana

The Hawks (3-2) got a 107-97 victory on the road against the Pacers (2-3) thanks to a dominant 41-19 second quarter performance led by Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack. The Hawks trailed after the first quarter by one, but Scott’s 17 points and Mack’s 13 off the bench in the second quarter lifted them to a... »

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Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack Catch Fire in the Second Quarter

Monday, April 28th, 2014

After trailing 21-20 after the first quarter — with six turnovers — the Hawks exploded in the second quarter, out-scoring the Pacers 41-19 behind 30 combined points from Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack off the bench. Mack tied the game at 21 after splitting a pair of free throws on the first possession for the Hawks,... »

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Hawks Fans Destroy Pacer For Good Cause

Monday, April 28th, 2014

The Hawks may have fallen just short in their quest to go up 3-1 in the series against the Indiana Pacers Saturday, but Atlanta fans had some fun “Pounding The Pacer” outside Philips Arena before the game. As you may have heard or seen, the team bought a 1976 AMC Pacer and let fans,... »

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Hawks Shift Focus to Executing In Game 5

Monday, April 28th, 2014
Hawks Shift Focus to Executing In Game 5

With the Pacers winning Game 4 and evening the series at 2 games apiece, the focus shifts to the all important Game 5 in Indiana between them and the Hawks. The winner of Game 5 in first round series’ that are tied at 2-2 goes on to win the series 91.3% of the time... »

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Game 5 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Game 5 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

The Indiana Pacers did what they had to do in getting a split in Atlanta to regain home-court advantage.  Their Game 4 win, particularly the second half of it, was a display of grit and will, as the team many thought to be the best in the NBA through the first half of the... »

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Hawks Drop Close One as Pacers Even Series at 2-2

Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Hawks Drop Close One as Pacers Even Series at 2-2

The Hawks (2-2) had a shot to tie the game on the final possession, but Pero Antic‘s three was wide right as the Pacers (2-2) held on for a 91-88 victory to even the series before going back to Indiana. Paul Millsap led all scorers with 29 points (10-of-18) along with seven rebounds, three blocks, and... »

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Game 4 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

Friday, April 25th, 2014
Game 4 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

A seesaw series now leans the Hawks’ way once more after Atlanta recorded an impressive Game 3 victory at Philips Arena Thursday night.  Now the Pacers are back on their heels, needing a bounce-back win similar to the one they had in Game 2. The Hawks got big contributions from Kyle Korver and DeMarre... »

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Pound The Pacer!

Friday, April 25th, 2014
Pound The Pacer!

Want to take a swing at a Pacer? No, not an Indiana Pacers player.  We’re talking about an actual Pacer!  More specifically, a 1976 Pacer. On Saturday at noon, we’re giving you the chance to “Pound A Pacer” for a good cause.  For a donation of $5, you can take a swing at the... »

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