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Postgame Thoughts: Short-Handed Hawks Give Inspired Effort In Boston

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 118-107 loss to the Celtics: - The Hawks played without Al Horford due to a stomach illness.  They also didn’t have the services of Devin Harris yet again with the foot injury and are still without Zaza Pachulia, who is nursing a sore Achilles.  Despite all of that, Atlanta... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Clinch Playoff Spot For Sixth Straight Season

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 107-88 win over the Raptors: - The Hawks are going to the playoffs for the sixth straight season.  As of right now, they’re in sole possession of the longest current streak in the Eastern Conference, though Boston will tie them with six once they officially clinch.  Congratulations are in order... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Continue Comebacks vs. Bucks

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after today’s 104-99 win over the Bucks: - There’s something about the fourth quarter in the Bradley Center that the Hawks really like. After coming from 10 down in the final period to win 103-102 on Feb. 23 in Milwaukee, the Hawks came from five down late today to win.  They... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Fall to Scorching-Hot Mavs

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ 127-113 loss to the Mavericks Monday night at Philips Arena: – This was a very strange game. The Hawks shot 56% from the field, dished out 26 assists, won the points in the paint battle and outscored the Mavs 21-9 in fastbreak points. And lost by... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Show Heart In Must-Win

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 96-92 win over the Lakers: - We knew this would be a tough game without Jeff Teague, Josh Smith, DeShawn Stevenson and Zaza Pachulia, and it certainly was. The Lakers came from 14 down to take the lead in the second half, but this was truly a team win... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Happy to be Home

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 107-96 win over the 76ers: - Boy did the Hawks need to get home.  After three straight tough road losses, Atlanta bounced back in the comforts of Philips Arena nicely.  They had a few advantages – the Sixers coming off a back-to-back and having injuries to Nick Young and... »

Postgame Thoughts: Turnovers, Cold Shooting Doom Hawks in Streak-Buster

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 92-87 loss to the Suns: - It’s a strange game isn’t it?  With tonight’s loss, the Hawks now have as many losses to the bottom four teams in the West as they do to the top five in that conference.  If anyone isn’t scratching their heads, please let me... »

Postgame thoughts: Smith and Horford Dominate Magic

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 108-76 win over the Magic: - You can’t talk about this game without first mentioning how awesome both Josh Smith and Al Horford were.  The Hawks’ starting big men combined for 56 points on 24-36 shooting (66%), grabbed 22 rebounds between them and together dished out 10 assists.  If... »

Postgame Thoughts: Smith Huge In Win Over Mavs

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 105-101 win over the Mavericks: - The Hawks have made a habit of getting off to slow starts on the road, so it was good to see them come out firing tonight, scoring 31 points in the opening frame. - Kyle Korver made a three-pointer in his 44th straight... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Throttle Grizzlies

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ impressive 103-92 win over the Grizzlies at Philips Arena: – The Hawks played tough even though they lost to the Pacers on Tuesday, and kept that energy up against the Grizzlies to complete the season-sweep against the Western Conference contenders. The final score showed only an... »