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Game 1 Scouting Report – Hawks vs. Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

The Indiana Pacers and Atlanta Hawks will kick off their playoff series Saturday in Indianapolis.  Both teams will be looking to win the all important Game 1 and set the tone for the series. The Pacers will have the home crowd behind them, but the Hawks have been there before.  Saturday will be just... »

Hawks-Pacers Playoffs Series Preview

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks will take on the Pacers in the first round of the NBA Playoffs for the second consecutive season. The two teams split their four regular season matchups, each team winning one game at home and one on the road. The Hawks will look to become the first eighth seed to defeat a... »

Hawks Will Play Pacers In First Round

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks know who their first round opponent will be. The Miami Heat lost to the Washington Wizards Monday night, giving the Indiana Pacers the top spot in the Eastern Conference and a first round date with Atlanta. It will be the second straight season the teams meet in the first round of... »

Short-Handed Hawks Lose in Indiana

By Robby Kalland

The short-handed Hawks (25-27) lost their sixth straight game as the Pacers (41-12) dominated the first and third quarters on their way to a 108-98 victory. The Pacers jumped out to a 31-9 lead in the first quarter thanks to a 13-of-14 shooting start, and they took advantage of seven early Hawks turnovers to... »

Scouting Report: Indiana Pacers

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks have dropped three in a row and their next opponent, the Indiana Pacers, will be one of their toughest tests of the season. The Pacers are the top team in the NBA at 27-6 thanks in large part to their league-leading defense that allows just 88.6 points per game. Led by Paul George... »

Hawks Fall In Playoff Rematch

By Jaryd Wilson

By Robby Kalland Lead Writer for the Atlanta Hawks The Hawks fell 107-89 to the Pacers in a game that got away from them in the late third and fourth quarter. The starting unit came out strong and answered Coach Bud’s challenge from the previous night when he said he wanted to see the... »

Scouting Report: Indiana Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

The Indiana Pacers will be good again this season. Really good. The team that pushed Miami to a seventh game in last year’s Eastern Conference Finals returns all five starters from a year ago and bolstered their bench this offseason. The familiar faces are back.  Roy Hibbert protects the rim as well as any... »

Series Recap: Pacers Overwhelm Valiant Hawks With Size

By Jaryd Wilson

At the end of the day, Indiana was simply too big. The obvious mismatch in size was a problem the Atlanta Hawks knew they’d have to deal with going into their first-round series with the Indiana Pacers.  Looking back, it was exactly that which lost them the series. The Pacers dominated the paint from... »

Postgame Thoughts: Pacers Hold Serve, Push Hawks To Brink

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 106-83 loss to the Pacers: - Obviously the Hawks wanted to take this game since Game 7′s on the road are almost impossible to win, but the Pacers did their job in protecting home court.  This is the only first-round series in which a home team hasn’t lost, so... »

Scouting the Opposition: Indiana Pacers

By Micah Hart

For every home game this season, we’ll be gathering some intel on the opposing team from someone who knows them best — a team employee, a rival blogger, beat writer or broadcaster. For the Hawks’ home game Saturday night against the Pacers, we reached back out to Pacers.com’s Scott Agness for his take on... »