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Scouting Report: Brooklyn Nets

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks continue their playoff chase by visiting the Brooklyn Nets on Friday. Brooklyn got off to a slow start this season but has turned things around dramatically since the calendar turned to 2014.  New head coach Jason Kidd has the veteran group playing at a much higher level, and small ball has... »

Hawks Fall, But NBA Wins After Exciting Week In London

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 127-110 loss to the Nets in London: - The Nets started hot and never really cooled off.  They scored 31 in the first quarter, 34 in the second, 34 in the third and 28 in the fourth.  Everything was working for Brooklyn, and the Hawks had trouble in just... »

Scouting Report: Brooklyn Nets

By Jaryd Wilson

It’s been a crazy and busy week already for the Hawks since arriving in London, but the reason they’re here is to play a basketball game after all, so let’s get to scouting their opponent. The Brooklyn Nets have won five of six, including a 91-86 victory over Atlanta nine days ago. In that... »

Hawks Players Practice English Accents

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks will travel to London next week for a matchup with the Brooklyn Nets as part of the NBA Global Games. To prepare, Hawks players have been getting used to British customs.  They were quizzed on British slang and played futbol with the local Atlanta club.  But walking and talking are two... »

Nets Give Hawks Third Consecutive Loss

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks were unable to complete a fourth quarter comeback for the third straight night as the Nets and former Hawk Joe Johnson were able to win a sloppy game, 91-86. Johnson had 21 points, seven of which came in the fourth quarter, on 41.2% shooting (7-of-17). Alan Anderson was huge for the Nets with 14 points... »

Scouting Report: Brooklyn Nets

By Jaryd Wilson

The Brooklyn Nets have gotten off to a slow start this season but are playing well since the turn of the calendar year, going 2-0 in 2014 that includes a win in Oklahoma City. The Nets are in a similar position as the Hawks in that they lost their starting center to a season-ending... »

Hawks Right There In Muddied East

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks haven’t been playing great basketball as of late, having lost four of their past five, but that hasn’t changed their early position as the Eastern Conference’s #3 seed thanks to some poor playing by others below them. As we approach the quarter point in the NBA season, it appears clear that the... »

Top 10 Hawks Matchups: #5. Hawks Take on Brooklyn in London

By Robby Kalland

The Brooklyn Nets will not make a trip to the Highlight Factory this season because the lone “home” game for the Hawks against them will take place in London on Jan. 16. The Nets had an active summer, trading for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, as well as signing Andrei Kirilenko in free agency... »

Scoreboard Watching: Bulls Cruise, Set Up Wednesday Drama

By Jaryd Wilson

The Chicago Bulls easily beat the Orlando Magic last night, which sets the stage for a Wednesday night full of channel-flipping and refreshing NBA.com. The Bulls got Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson and Richard Hamilton back in last night’s 18-point road win at Orlando.  Chicago’s win assures that Atlanta can’t clinch the five seed even... »

Rooting Interests: Hawks Control Destiny for 5th if Heat Win

By Jaryd Wilson

The Chicago Bulls have owned the Miami Heat in the regular season since LeBron James arrived in South Beach (7-3 against them).  One more win would go a long way in securing the fifth spot in the East for Chicago. The Hawks, meanwhile, are watching today’s action from home.  Having played one more game... »