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Magic Number Now 1 For Hawks

Saturday, April 12, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
Magic Number Now 1 For Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks are on the brink of their seventh consecutive playoff appearance. After a dazzling defensive performance allowed them to get a win in Brooklyn despite five percent shooting from deep, the Hawks reduced their Magic Number to one.  Both Atlanta and New York have three games remaining, meaning the Knicks would need... »

Hawks Inch Closer to Playoffs By Beating Nets In Brooklyn

Friday, April 11, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Hawks Inch Closer to Playoffs By Beating Nets In Brooklyn

The Hawks (36-43) went into Brooklyn and got a much-needed 93-88 win over the Nets (43-36). Paul Millsap led the Hawks with 27 points and 10 rebounds on 10-of-19 shooting as the Hawks overcame a terrible three-point shooting night — going just 1-of-19 from three-point range — to get a huge win and get the... »

Scouting Report: Brooklyn Nets

Thursday, April 10, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
Scouting Report: Brooklyn Nets

The Atlanta Hawks continue their playoff chase by visiting the Brooklyn Nets on Friday. Brooklyn got off to a slow start this season but has turned things around dramatically since the calendar turned to 2014.  New head coach Jason Kidd has the veteran group playing at a much higher level, and small ball has... »

Hawks Reduce Magic Number To 2

Thursday, April 10, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
Hawks Reduce Magic Number To 2

The Atlanta Hawks came back to beat the Boston Celtics in thrilling fashion Wednesday night, finishing the game on a 25-8 run to turn a nine-point deficit into an eight-point win. In the process, they also stretched their lead over the idle New York Knicks to two games with four to play in the... »

Hawks Come Back In Fourth To Beat Celtics

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Hawks Come Back In Fourth To Beat Celtics

The Hawks (35-43) started out on fire, shooting 77.8% (14-of-18) from the field in the first quarter, but went cold on offense for the next two and a half quarters. Down nine in the fourth quarter, the Hawks went on a furious 19-3 run to take the lead for good on their way to... »

Offense Stalls As Hawks Fall To Pistons

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Offense Stalls As Hawks Fall To Pistons

The Hawks (34-43) got off to a slow start and never fully recovered in a 102-95 loss to the Pistons (29-49). Rodney Stuckey led the way for the Pistons and led all scorers with 29 points along with four rebounds and four assists.The Pistons size inside gave the Hawks a problem as they held a... »

Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

Monday, April 7, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

The Hawks (34-42) will take on the Pistons (28-49) Tuesday night to make up for their game from February that was cancelled due to ice. The Hawks are coming off back-to-back wins, most recently a dominating 107-88 victory on the road over the Pacers. The Pistons got a win in their last game, beating... »

Hawks’ Magic Number At Three After Sunday

Monday, April 7, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
Hawks’ Magic Number At Three After Sunday

Sunday was a good day for the Atlanta Hawks. They came into the day ahead of the New York Knicks by one game for the eighth and final playoff spot, though that was a bit deceiving.  The Knicks had two more losses, and the Hawks are guaranteed to win the tiebreaker (conference record), so... »

Hawks Dominate Pacers in Indiana

Sunday, April 6, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Hawks Dominate Pacers in Indiana

The Hawks (34-42) came out hot in Indiana (53-25), jumping out to a 9-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back on their way to a 107-88 victory over the Pacers. Atlanta shot 56.2% from the field (41-of-73) and 44.4% from three (12-of-27) for the game, and they held the Pacers’ offense... »

Scouting Report: Indiana Pacers

Sunday, April 6, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
Scouting Report: Indiana Pacers

The Hawks head to Indiana to face the struggling Pacers in a game that means a lot for both teams. For Indiana, wins are a must if they hope to catch the Miami Heat in the race for home-court advantage.  The Pacers currently sit one game back in the loss column, and if last... »