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Hawks Come Back In Fourth To Beat Celtics

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (35-43) started out on fire, shooting 77.8% (14-of-18) from the field in the first quarter, but went cold on offense for the next two and a half quarters. Down nine in the fourth quarter, the Hawks went on a furious 19-3 run to take the lead for good on their way to... »

Dennis Schröder Lives “Dream” of Playing Against Rondo

By Jaryd Wilson

Some might call it a dream season for 20-year-old rookie point guard Dennis Schröder.  Hours after being drafted 17th overall by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2013 NBA Draft, Schröder took to Skype from his German homeland to chat with the media and answer questions.  He was still a teenager at the time, but he was... »

Celtics Hand Short-Handed Hawks Another Loss

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (26-31) held an early 15-point lead, but — like last night — the Hawks let that lead slip away quickly as the Celtics (20-39) followed Rajon Rondo and Jerryd Bayless to a 115-104 victory. Hawks vs. Celtics Photo Gallery Stats Highlights For the second straight night, the Hawks jumped out to a big lead... »

Scouting Report: Boston Celtics

By Jaryd Wilson

The Celtics return home for the first game at TD Garden since before the All-Star break.  They began post-break play with a four-game west coast road trip – a trip that saw them go 0-4.  Back home for the first time, I expect they’ll play with some newfound energy. Boston looks a little different... »

Hawks Close 2013 With More Drama

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after today’s 92-91 win over Boston: - This team sure knows drama.  After three straight overtime games and another close one in Orlando, it’s only fitting that the Hawks close 2013 with another game decided on the final shot.  This time, Boston’s Jordan Crawford had three chances to give his team... »

Scouting Report: Boston Celtics

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks march on without Al Horford, DeMarre Carroll or John Jenkins as they face the Boston Celtics on New Year’s Eve.  TD garden has been a house of horrors for Atlanta, and they’ll hope to right the ship by closing 2013 with a win. The Hawks will be tasked with slowing down Boston’s... »

Hawks Go Cold In Fourth; Lose To Celtics

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks held a 12 point lead early in the fourth quarter, but were unable to put the Celtics away. The Hawks shot a dismal 21.7% from the floor in the fourth quarter, while the Celtics caught fire shooting 52.9% as they outscored the Hawks 30-13 in the fourth to get the 94-87 victory.... »

Scouting Report: Boston Celtics

By Jaryd Wilson

The Boston Celtics are experiencing the definition of a roller coaster season.  After starting the season 0-4, new head coach Brad Stevens and his revamped roster won four straight, including a thrilling last-second win in Miami, to get to .500.  Since then, Boston has lost six straight against a brutal schedule and comes into... »

35 Days Until the Atlanta Hawks’ Season

By Jaryd Wilson

We are counting down the days until the Hawks’ season-opener in Dallas by giving you 50 things to be excited about this year. With 35 days left, today’s is… Overtime Games Overtime is some of the most intense NBA basketball you’ll watch.  Every possession matters, and every decision is critical.  The combination makes the... »

Rooting Interests: Can Raptors Do It Again?

By Jaryd Wilson

The Raptors beat the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on Tuesday.  Can they pull off the upset twice in one week? Doing so would help the Hawks’ cause for the five seed.  Chicago currently sits a half game ahead of Atlanta but also owns the tiebreaker, so you could look at that lead... »