Scouting the Opposition

Game 7 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

Friday, May 2, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
Game 7 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

Two of the greatest words in sports: Game Seven. The Hawks and Pacers find themselves there after an intense and grueling Game 6 in which Indiana prevailed behind strong defense and timely fourth quarter buckets.  Now we play one last time for the right to face the Washington Wizards in round two. At this... »

Game 6 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
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... »

Game 5 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

Sunday, April 27, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
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... »

Game 4 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

Friday, April 25, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
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... »

Hawks-Pacers Playoffs Series Preview

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Hawks-Pacers Playoffs Series Preview

The Hawks will take on the Pacers in the first round of the NBA Playoffs for the second consecutive season. The two teams split their four regular season matchups, each team winning one game at home and one on the road. The Hawks will look to become the first eighth seed to defeat a... »

Scouting Report: Charlotte Bobcats

Monday, April 14, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Scouting Report: Charlotte Bobcats

The Hawks (37-43) will face the Bobcats (41-39) at Philips Arena in a matchup of the seventh and eighth seeds in the Eastern Conference. Charlotte will be plenty motivated as the Bobcats are still in the hunt for the sixth seed and are just one game back of the Wizards, who they own the... »

Scouting Report: Miami Heat

Saturday, April 12, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Scouting Report: Miami Heat

With their magic number down to one, the Hawks (36-43) have three games left, beginning with a match-up tonight against the Heat, who currently are the top seed in the Eastern Conference — which would make them the Hawks’ first round opponent. The Heat easily disposed of the Pacers last night to reclaim their... »

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... »

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... »

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... »