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Game 6 Notes and Quotes

By Jon Newberry

Here are the latest ‘Notes & Quotes’ as the Hawks prepare for tonight’s Game 6 at the Highlight Factory: NOTES The Hawks are 13-8 all-time in Game 6 match-ups. They are 3-1 in Game 6 since defeating Boston here in 2008, including wins at Milwaukee (2010), vs. Orlando (2011) and a loss in Miami... »

‘One Game at a Time’

By Jon Newberry

Choose your one-liner: - Win or Go Home - Do or Die - Backs Against the Wall - Must Win Game Or choose your cliche: - Take it one game at a time - Play like it is Game 7 Game 6 is all that matters now. There is no use worrying about stealing... »

Keep Your Eye On the Boards

By Jon Newberry

The single most important stat category for the Hawks this postseason has to be rebounding. Atlanta is 5-0 when they outrebound their opponent or at least finish within one board of matching. The team is 1-4 when they are outrebounded by five or more. “We have to do things with energy,” said Al Horford... »

Game 5 Notes and Quotes

By Jon Newberry

Here are the latest ‘Notes & Quotes’ as the Hawks prepare for tonight’s Game 5 at the United Center: NOTES Sunday’s win increased Atlanta’s win total to six this postseason, only the 8th time in franchise history that they have reached that number. It is only the second time the ATLANTA Hawks have reached... »

More Love for the Hawks

By Jon Newberry

After the Game 1 win we posted some of the love the Hawks had been getting from various media outlets. After last night’s thrilling win at the Highlight Factory the compliments were flowing again… Here are a few excerpts, links and quotes: If they come out with the same fire and precision they displayed... »

Oh Captain, Tri-Captains

By Jon Newberry

Last night the Hawks earned possibly the biggest victory in the team’s history in Philips Arena (opened during the 1999 season ) with a 100-88 Game 4 win over the Chicago Bulls. A loss would have pushed Atlanta’s back against the wall, but now the Bulls know that they will have to battle to... »

Matching the Energy and Effort

By Jessica Taylor

Larry Drew put it perfectly last night after Chicago’s 99-82 win over the Hawks - “You have to come out and match energy and effort. Forget about the X’s and O’s.  You’ve got to come out and match energy and effort with the Chicago Bulls team. If you don’t, you put yourself behind the... »

Defending the Highlight Factory

By Jon Newberry

Haven’t we been here before? The Hawks are back at the Highlight Factory with home court advantage in their possession. Now they are looking to the Atlanta fans for help holding on to it. “They’re up there with the white towels, they’re giving us so much energy,” said Jamal Crawford after Thursday’s practice. “I... »

Game 2 Notes and Quotes

By Jon Newberry

Here are the latest ‘Notes & Quotes’ as the Hawks prepare for tonight’s Game 2 at the United Center: NOTES Monday’s win was Atlanta’s first in the second round of the playoffs since 1997, but it also marked the first time that the team has won five games in a single postseason since 1994.... »

Lots of Love for the Hawks

By Jon Newberry

With last night’s Game 1 win in Chicago the Hawks are getting plenty of praise from the media. Here are a few excerpts, links and quotes: The night Thibodeau is saluted as the league’s top coach, it’s Drew who orchestrated yet another Game 1 upset on the road against a higher-seeded team to give... »