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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... »

Al Horford Posts Rehab Video

By Jaryd Wilson

Al Horford has been pretty good about documenting his rehab from a torn pectoral muscle suffered Dec. 26 that sidelined him for the season after just 29 games. You may recall he posted an Instagram video when he began the rehab process Feb. 19.  Tonight’ he posted yet another: A little taste of my... »

Millsap Picks Up Where He Left Off

By Jaryd Wilson

Paul Millsap picked up right where he left off in his return to the Hawks lineup Friday. Hawks vs. Warriors Photo Gallery Stats The All-Star forward missed five games with a knee injury suffered last month in Detroit, but he looked like he was back in mid-season form against the Warriors, scoring 16 points... »

Scouting Report: Portland Trail Blazers

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks are back at it on Wednesday, facing the Portland Trail Blazers for the first time this season. Portland, like Atlanta’s opponent on Sunday, is playing terrific basketball this season.  Remarkably, four of their five starters have started all 60 games, and LaMarcus Aldridge has missed just five after suffering a minor groin... »

Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks limp into Detroit on the heels of seven straight losses, and things don’t get any easier as they’ll be matched up against one of the biggest teams in the NBA without the services of three of their centers. Al Horford, Pero Antic and Gustavo Ayon all remain out.  Horford is obviously done... »

Al Horford Starts Rehab

By Jaryd Wilson

Al Horford’s comeback from a torn pectoral muscle suffered Dec. 26 in Cleveland seems to be progressing well.  The Hawks center posted a series of videos on Instagram saying that the “recovery” portion is complete, and he is now starting rehab.  Judging by the photo and videos, it appears his first rehab session was... »