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Offense Stalls As Hawks Fall To Pistons

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (34-43) got off to a slow start and never fully recovered in a 102-95 loss to the Pistons (29-49). Rodney Stuckey led the way for the Pistons and led all scorers with 29 points along with four rebounds and four assists.The Pistons size inside gave the Hawks a problem as they held a... »

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... »

Hawks Battle But Come Up Short in Detroit

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (25-29) put forth a gritty effort in Detroit, but were not able to pull out the victory as the Pistons (23-32) got a few late stops and timely Kyle Singler three-pointers on their way to a 115-107 victory. The Pistons got big nights from their bigs as Andre Drummond, Josh Smith, and Greg Monroe... »

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... »

Pero Antic’s “Team Hill” Wins Rising Stars Challenge

By Jaryd Wilson

Unable to play because of a foot injury, rookie Pero Antic instead watched from the bench as his team won the Rising Stars Challenge 142-136. Antic was selected by NBA assistant coaches as one of nine rookies to participate, but a late January injury forced him to miss the game. MVP Andre Drummond led... »

Hawks Well-Represented At All-Star Weekend

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks will be well represented at the 2014 All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. Paul Millsap was selected to his first All-Star Game, voted by coaches around the league as one of seven Eastern Conference reserves. Joining Millsap at All-Star weekend will be rookie Pero Antic, who catapulted up the rookie ladder after... »

Pero Antic Selected To Rising Stars Challenge

By Jaryd Wilson

Macedonia – Go crazy! Pero Antic has been selected to the player pool for the Rising Stars Challenge, the NBA’s game that features the nine best rookies and nine best sophomores from the season’s first half. The game is part of All-Star Weekend Feb. 14-16 in New Orleans. Antic wouldn’t have been in the... »

Pero Antic, Mike Scott Making Cases For Rising Stars Game

By Robby Kalland

Pero Antic and Mike Scott have been two of the players on the Hawks that have been asked to play bigger roles after the Al Horford injury and both have excelled, helping the Hawks stay in the third spot in the Eastern Conference. As we near the All-Star break, both Antic and Scott have a case... »

Hawks Take Second Straight Against the Pistons Behind Teague’s Big Night

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks beat the Pistons for the second time in three nights, winning 96-89 in Detroit after a 93-85 win in Atlanta on Wednesday. Jeff Teague led the Hawks with 18 points, nine assists, six rebounds, two steals, and one huge chase-down block on Brandon Jennings late in the fourth quarter. Teague exploded in the third... »

Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks defended the Pistons pretty much exactly how a team needs to in order to beat them on Wednesday night.  They doubled the post when necessary, kept Detroit’s guards out of the lane and invited the Pistons to take perimeter shots whenever they were inclined.  The result was an ugly but workmanlike 93-85... »