Scouting the Opposition

Scouting Report: Portland Trail Blazers

Thursday, March 27, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Scouting Report: Portland Trail Blazers

The Trail Blazers (45-27) come to Philips Arena looking to snap a 3-game losing streak (3-7 in their last 10). The Hawks (31-38) have a 4-game losing streak of their own, and both teams hold just a two game lead over ninth in their respective conferences. The Blazers sit in fifth in the West,... »

Scouting Report: Minnesota Timberwolves

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
Scouting Report: Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves are probably the team that would benefit most if they were in the opposite conference.  They’d be sixth in tEast with their 34-35 record, but at seven games back of the final playoff spot in the West, their season is all but over barring a miracle. The point of the above... »

Scouting Report: Phoenix Suns

Monday, March 24, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Scouting Report: Phoenix Suns

The Hawks (31-37) will take on the surging Suns (41-29) Monday night at Philips Arena. Both teams will be on the second game of a back-to-back with the Hawks coming off of a tough loss to the Raptors and the Suns defeating the Timberwolves in Minnesota. Phoenix’s backcourt duo of Goran Dragic — candidate for... »

Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Robby Kalland

The Hawks win streak ended Friday night with a loss to the Pelicans. Atlanta will look to get back in the win column in Toronto as they look for their second win over the Raptors in six days. The Hawks beat the Raptors 118-113 in overtime in Atlanta last Tuesday behind 34 points from Jeff Teague.... »

Scouting Report: New Orleans Pelicans

Friday, March 21, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Scouting Report: New Orleans Pelicans

The Hawks (31-35) will look to extend their current win streak to six games when they face the Pelicans (27-40) tonight at Philips Arena. The Pelicans have lost three of their last four games, most recently a loss on Wednesday night to the Raptors when they were without their star forward Anthony Davis who was... »

Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

The Hawks, currently riding a season-high four-game winning streak, will welcome the Raptors into town for a tilt that has serious playoff seeding implications. The Raptors sit in the three-seed in the East at this moment, but are just one game up on the Bulls. The Hawks extended their lead over ninth-place New York... »

Scouting Report: Charlotte Bobcats

Sunday, March 16, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
Scouting Report: Charlotte Bobcats

The Atlanta Hawks begin an important back-to-back with a trip to Charlotte to face the surging Bobcats.  The Hawks already have a win in Charlotte, but that was way back in game number seven of the season, long before the Bobcats starting showing signs of being a legitimate playoff contender. The Bobcats are within... »

Scouting Report: Denver Nuggets

Saturday, March 15, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Scouting Report: Denver Nuggets

The Hawks (28-35) will host the Nuggets (29-36) Saturday night with an opportunity to string together three consecutive wins for the first time since Dec. 16-20. Both teams come in with two-game winning streaks, and the Nuggets will be fresh off of a victory in Miami over the Heat on Friday night. The Nuggets... »

Scouting Report: Milwaukee Bucks

Thursday, March 13, 2014
By Robby Kalland
Scouting Report: Milwaukee Bucks

The Hawks (27-35) snapped their five-game losing streak as they closed out their west coast road trip with a win over the Jazz Monday night. Atlanta will look to string together consecutive victories for the first time since January 31-February 1 when the Bucks (13-51) come to Philips Arena on Thursday night. This will... »

Scouting Report: Utah Jazz

Monday, March 10, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
Scouting Report: Utah Jazz

The Hawks will look to salvage the final game of what has been a winless road trip so far when they face the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City Monday night. It’s been a rough season for the Jazz; one that most knew would be rough, after the team let big men Al Jefferson... »