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Hawks Season Review: Top 5 Games of 2013-14

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks were no strangers to close games this season, with 30 of their 82 games decided by 5 or fewer points, and also had some dominating performances sprinkled in along the way, so choosing the Top 5 games of this season was a difficult task. These are my personal choices, but these were... »

Hawks See 2013-14 as Foundation to Build Future On

By Robby Kalland

There was an air of optimism around exit interviews this week at Philips Arena. After an up-and-down season that ended with a loss to the Pacers in Game 7 of their first round series, the Hawks were in good spirits, knowing that a foundation had been laid for the future — a future they... »

Hawks Players Thank Fans In Tweets

By Jaryd Wilson

There’s no doubt Hawks players were bummed after a tough Game 7 loss to the Pacers in the playoffs, but they took time to thank fans for their support all season via Twitter: Proud of my Team. Fought hard all season with no excuses and we had a chance to advance in playoffs. We... »

Hawks Players Tweet Excitement After Game 5 Win

By Jaryd Wilson

There was plenty of Twitter buzz going around Monday night during and after the Atlanta Hawks’ 107-97 Game 5 win over the Indiana Pacers.  More to come on that on the Hawks Blog later, but here’s what the players had to say: Great win! Bench was the difference. @mikescott aka Migue was on fire.... »

Paul Millsap Pushing Hawks to Playoffs

By Robby Kalland

Heading into the playoffs the Hawks, who clinched their berth Saturday night, are playing some of their best basketball of the second half of the season, led by All-Star power forward Paul Millsap. Over the last eight games — where the Hawks are 6-2 — Millsap has led the way averaging 19.9 points, 11.8 rebounds,... »

Hawks Clinch Playoff Berth With Win Over Heat

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (37-43) clinched their seventh consecutive playoff berth — longest active streak in the Eastern Conference — with a 98-85 win over the Heat (54-26) at Philips Arena. The Hawks followed Jeff Teague‘s lead through the first three quarters as Teague posted a team-high 25 points, four steals, four rebounds, and three assists. In... »

Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

By Robby Kalland

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... »

Elton Brand Finding Success In An Ever-Changing Role

By Robby Kalland

When I first spoke with Elton Brand this summer after he signed with the Hawks, we spent a lot of time discussing his last season in Dallas and learning to adapt to a lesser role. This season, Brand expected to be in a similar role as he was with the Mavericks, coming off the... »

TBT Special: Hawks Throw it Back to Their #FirstTweet

By Jaryd Wilson

compiled by Michele Rochford Ever wonder what you first tweet was? In celebration of Twitter’s 8th birthday, the company is throwing it back…way back. They’re giving their millions of users the opportunity to search and discover their very #FirstTweet. It’s simple: just go to first-tweets.com and type in your Twitter handle and be transported... »

Al Horford Talks For First Time Since Injury

By Robby Kalland

Al Horford spoke to the media for the first time since tearing his right pectoral on Dec. 26 in Cleveland. Horford was in very good spirits and spoke openly about the challenges ahead of him in rehabbing his injury, but also spoke with optimism about the future of his game and the Hawks as a... »