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Hawks Clinch Playoff Berth With Win Over Heat

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (37-43) clinched their seventh consecutive playoff berth — longest active streak in the Eastern Conference — with a 98-85 win over the Heat (54-26) at Philips Arena. The Hawks followed Jeff Teague‘s lead through the first three quarters as Teague posted a team-high 25 points, four steals, four rebounds, and three assists. In... »

Scouting Report: Miami Heat

By Robby Kalland

With their magic number down to one, the Hawks (36-43) have three games left, beginning with a match-up tonight against the Heat, who currently are the top seed in the Eastern Conference — which would make them the Hawks’ first round opponent. The Heat easily disposed of the Pacers last night to reclaim their... »

“One of the best dunks I’ve seen in a long time”

By Jaryd Wilson

Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins cemented All-Star Saturday Night by starting what would be a unanimous vote for the best and final dunk of the evening. The Hall-of-Famer held up “East” to signify that he was voting for John Wall’s dunk in the Battle Round.  Magic Johnson and Julius Irving followed suit, giving Wall the... »

‘Nique, Team Bosh Repeat As Shooting Stars Champs

By Robby Kalland

Team Bosh — featuring Chris Bosh, Swin Cash, and Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins — won their second consecutive Sears Shooting Stars contest with a final round time of 31.4 seconds to beat Team Durant — Kevin Durant, Karl Malone, and Skylar Diggins. In the first round they defeated Team Hardaway — Tim Hardaway, Jr., Tim Hardaway, Sr., and Elena... »

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... »

Hawks Beat Heat For Third Straight Win at Philips

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (21-19) got a victory over the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat in a high-scoring affair, 121-114. Atlanta had seven players get into double figures and shot 51.9% from the field (38.7% from three) along with going 25-of-27 (92.6%) from the free throw line in the win. Miami’s offense shot well too, particularly... »

Hawks vs. Heat MLK Day Game Preview

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks will take on the Heat on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in what will be the first of two visits by the reigning NBA champions to Atlanta this season. The Heat went through a three-game losing streak recently, but rebounded with back-to-back wins over the Sixers and the Bobcats on Friday... »

Scouting Report: Miami Heat

By Jaryd Wilson

The second-place Hawks make their second and final regular season visit to Miami hoping to gain a game on the first-place Heat in the division Monday night.  Atlanta played well for three quarters in Miami before things unraveled in a 104-88 loss last month. Preventing The Heat from getting going off the dribble will... »

Millsap’s Absence Provides Chance For Others

By Jaryd Wilson

Paul Millsap will miss the Hawks’ game against the Miami Heat Tuesday because of tendinitis in his right elbow.  He did not make the trip, and Atlanta hopes to have him back soon, maybe as early as Wednesday against the Pistons.  In the meantime, his absence means there’s a chance for others to step... »

Scouting Report: Miami Heat

By Jaryd Wilson

The two-time defending NBA champions enter Tuesday’s matchup against Atlanta with a 7-3 record, though they’re 6-1 since a sputtering 1-2 start. The Heat have been very efficient on both sides of the ball, but especially offensively in the early going.  They lead the Eastern Conference in field goal percentage, three point percentage and... »