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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... »

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... »

Hawks Top Pistons In Josh Smith’s Return

By Robby Kalland

Josh Smith‘s return to Philips Arena was a sloppy one as the Hawks ended up winning 93-85 behind 19 points from Paul Millsap. Millsap sat out against the Heat with an elbow injury, and his rested legs were a big advantage for the Hawks with both teams playing their second game of a back-to-back.... »

Three Days Until the Atlanta Hawks’ Season

By Robby Kalland

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 three days left, today’s reason is… Josh Smith’s Return Josh Smith spent nine years patrolling the frontcourt for the Hawks. This offseason Smith became a free agent and signed with... »

Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #4: Josh Smith Returns to Atlanta

By Robby Kalland

The Detroit Pistons will come to Atlanta on Nov. 20, which will be the first time the Hawks will play against Josh Smith. Smith signed with the Pistons this summer after spending his first nine seasons in the NBA as a member of the Atlanta Hawks. Smith’s return to Philips Arena in November will... »

Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #7: Larry Drew and Zaza Pachulia Return to Atlanta

By Robby Kalland

The seventh game in our countdown is the Milwaukee Bucks’ lone trip to Philips Arena this season on March 13, which will be the first return of former Hawks center Zaza Pachulia and former Hawks head coach Larry Drew (along with former assistants Bob Bender and Nick Van Exel) to Philips Arena. The Bucks... »