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Game 2 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

After the Atlanta Hawks took Game 1 on the Indiana Pacers’ home floor, both teams had two days to look at film and make necessary adjustments before Game 2. For the Hawks, all indications are they’ll be doing what they’ve been doing all year, including Game 1.  Head Coach Mike Budenholzer said there are... »

Monday Practice Report: Hawks Focused On Themselves, Not Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks held practice at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse Monday morning, and the message was the same: Respect the opponent, but focus on ourselves.  Here are some notes from Monday: - Coach Bud said the focus continues to be on what the Hawks are doing, not what Indiana is doing.  ”We need to stick... »

Practice Report: Hawks Looking To Improve On Game 1

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks were back to work Sunday afternoon, holding about an hour-long practice to review Game 1 and continue to improve going into Game 2.  Here are some notes: - Head Coach Mike Budenholzer said he thinks his team can play better.  He was happy with the competitiveness of the group but said... »

Hawks Catch Attention After Impressive Game 1 Win

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks have been brushed aside by the national media for much of the 2013-14 season.  Perhaps it’s because they don’t have a superstar, perhaps it’s because they lingered around .500 all season, or perhaps it’s because the media wrote them off after two-time All-Star Al Horford suffered a season-ending injury. That changed... »

Paul Millsap Pushing Hawks to Playoffs

By Robby Kalland

Heading into the playoffs the Hawks, who clinched their berth Saturday night, are playing some of their best basketball of the second half of the season, led by All-Star power forward Paul Millsap. Over the last eight games — where the Hawks are 6-2 — Millsap has led the way averaging 19.9 points, 11.8 rebounds,... »

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... »

Elton Brand Finding Success In An Ever-Changing Role

By Robby Kalland

When I first spoke with Elton Brand this summer after he signed with the Hawks, we spent a lot of time discussing his last season in Dallas and learning to adapt to a lesser role. This season, Brand expected to be in a similar role as he was with the Mavericks, coming off the... »

Happy Homecoming For Korver, Millsap and Carroll

By Jaryd Wilson

Kyle Korver had a game-high 26 points, Paul Millsap added 23 and DeMarre Carroll finished with 11 as the three former Jazz players led their current team, the Atlanta Hawks, to a much-needed 112-110 win in Utah Monday. Hawks vs. Jazz Photo Gallery Stats Highlights Jazz Players Return Former Players’ Tribute The win is... »

Healthy Hawks Poised To Make Run

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks have been crippled with injuries in 2014.  The bug actually started late in 2013 with season-ending injuries to Al Horford and John Jenkins, but they really started to take their toll in late January.  Pero Antic’s injury was followed by injuries to DeMarre Carroll, Jeff Teague, Gustavo Ayon and Paul Millsap,... »

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... »