Postgame Thoughts

Short-Handed Hawks Lose in Indiana

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Short-Handed Hawks Lose in Indiana

The short-handed Hawks (25-27) lost their sixth straight game as the Pacers (41-12) dominated the first and third quarters on their way to a 108-98 victory. The Pacers jumped out to a 31-9 lead in the first quarter thanks to a 13-of-14 shooting start, and they took advantage of seven early Hawks turnovers to... »

Pero Antic’s “Team Hill” Wins Rising Stars Challenge

Friday, February 14, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
Pero Antic’s “Team Hill” Wins Rising Stars Challenge

Unable to play because of a foot injury, rookie Pero Antic instead watched from the bench as his team won the Rising Stars Challenge 142-136. Antic was selected by NBA assistant coaches as one of nine rookies to participate, but a late January injury forced him to miss the game. MVP Andre Drummond led... »

Hawks Close First Half With Loss In Toronto

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Hawks Close First Half With Loss In Toronto

The Hawks (25-26) dropped their fifth game in a row heading into the All-Star break as the Raptors (28-24) were too much in the second half, rolling to a 104-83 victory.  DeMar DeRozan  led all scorers with 31 points and, after a 1-of-6 start, finished on a 10-for-13 shooting run. Without DeMarre Carroll (hamstring), the... »

Offense Struggles In Chicago

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
By Robby Kalland
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... »

Hawks Struggle Down the Stretch, Fall to Pelicans

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Hawks Struggle Down the Stretch, Fall to Pelicans

The Pelicans (21-27), led by Anthony Davis — 27 points and 10 rebounds — were able to outlast the Hawks (25-23) in New Orleans on their way to a 105-100 victory. The Hawks got a strong effort from All-Star Paul Millsap with 26 points and nine rebounds, but their inability to finish around the rim and... »

Hawks Offense Stays Hot In Win Over Wolves

Saturday, February 1, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Hawks Offense Stays Hot In Win Over Wolves

The Hawks (25-21) continued their great offensive play of late to beat the Timberwolves (23-24) 120-113. Kevin Love played through an ankle sprain and had an incredible night with 43 points and 19 rebounds, but he didn’t get enough help to counter the Hawks’ balanced attack led by Kyle Korver‘s 24 points and Paul Millsap‘s 20 points and... »

Bench Unit Leads Hawks to Big Win Over Sixers

Friday, January 31, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Bench Unit Leads Hawks to Big Win Over Sixers

The Hawks got 70 points from their bench unit, led by Mike Scott and Elton Brand with 18 points each, on their way to a 125-99 victory over the Sixers in Philly. The Hawks took their first lead of the game at 7-5 early in the first quarter and never relinquished it, leading by as many as... »

Hawks Lead Throughout, But Too Much Durant for Thunder in Oklahoma City

Monday, January 27, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Hawks Lead Throughout, But Too Much Durant for Thunder in Oklahoma City

The Thunder (36-10) led 2-0 early and didn’t lead again until it was 109-107 late in the fourth quarter prior to the eventual 111-109 final — the Hawks’ (23-21) fifth two-point road loss of the season. Hawks vs. Thunder Photo Gallery Stats Highlights In the middle, the Hawks played one of their best games... »

Hawks Bounce Back to Dominate Bucks

Saturday, January 25, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Hawks Bounce Back to Dominate Bucks

After being blown out at home by 26 last night against the Spurs, the Hawks came back to dominate on the road in Milwaukee for a 112-87 victory. Paul Millsap led the way for the Hawks with 20 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two steals on 8-of-14 shooting. Lou Williams came off the bench for... »

Banged Up Hawks Beaten By Spurs

Friday, January 24, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Banged Up Hawks Beaten By Spurs

The Hawks, already without Pero Antic and DeMarre Carroll for the game, lost Jeff Teague to a sprained left ankle in the second quarter when down 43-24, and the Spurs continued to roll from there on their way to a 105-79 victory. Tim Duncan finished with 17 points, 16 rebounds, and four blocks in 27 minutes, and former Hawk Boris... »