Postgame Thoughts

Hawks Clinch Playoff Berth With Win Over Heat

Saturday, April 12, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Hawks Clinch Playoff Berth With Win Over Heat

The Hawks (37-43) clinched their seventh consecutive playoff berth — longest active streak in the Eastern Conference — with a 98-85 win over the Heat (54-26) at Philips Arena. The Hawks followed Jeff Teague‘s lead through the first three quarters as Teague posted a team-high 25 points, four steals, four rebounds, and three assists. In... »

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... »

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... »

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... »

Hawks Beat Cavs as Scott Breaks Out of Slump

Friday, April 4, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Hawks Beat Cavs as Scott Breaks Out of Slump

The Hawks (33-42) dominated from start to finish on their way to a 117-98 victory over the Cavs (31-46) behind 26 points off the bench by Mike Scott on 12-of-13 shooting, as he broke out of his shooting slump in a big way. Jeff Teague started hot and dominated the first and third quarters on his... »

Hawks Fall to Bulls

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Hawks Fall to Bulls

The Hawks (32-42) got off to a hot start against the Bulls (43-32), but after a 31-point first quarter Chicago’s defense locked down on their way to a 105-92 victory. DJ Augustin led Chicago’s offense with 23 points and five assists, and sparked the Bulls second quarter run with 14 points to help Chicago take... »

Hawks End Skid with Comeback Win Over the Sixers

Monday, March 31, 2014
By Robby Kalland
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... »

Hawks Fall In Washington

Saturday, March 29, 2014
By Robby Kalland
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... »

Portland Hands Hawks Fifth Straight Loss

Thursday, March 27, 2014
By Robby Kalland
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,... »