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Filling the Void: How the Hawks Have Dealt With Horford’s Absence

By Robby Kalland

It has been just over a full week since Al Horford tore his right pectoral muscle, and the Hawks have gone 2-1 in their three games since the injury. In his absence the Hawks have not looked sharp, but they have found ways to get wins over the Celtics and Bobcats in that stretch. Paul Millsap... »

Losing the Boss: Al Horford Out Indefinitely with Torn Right Pectoral

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks suffered a major blow Friday learning that star center Al Horford had suffered a complete tear of his right pectoral muscle late in the fourth quarter of the Hawks’ 127-125 double-overtime win over the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Thursday night. Horford tore his left pectoral 11 games into the lockout shortened 2011-12 season,... »

Jeff Teague Lifts Hawks to Double OT Win over Cavs

By Robby Kalland

A Jeff Teague pull-up jumper from 20 feet took four bounces off the rim before dropping through the net as the final buzzer sounded to give the Hawks (16-13) a 127-125 victory in double-overtime over the Cavaliers (10-18). Teague set a career-high with 34 points and added 14 assists, three rebounds, and three steals in just... »