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Hawks Fall to the Raptors in Toronto

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (31-37) had an 11-point lead heading into the fourth quarter, but could never get their offense going in the final period in a 96-86 loss to the Raptors (39-30). Kyle Lowry led the Raptors with 25 points — 13 coming in the fourth quarter on a perfect 5-of-5 shooting — and sealed the Raptors... »

Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks win streak ended Friday night with a loss to the Pelicans. Atlanta will look to get back in the win column in Toronto as they look for their second win over the Raptors in six days. The Hawks beat the Raptors 118-113 in overtime in Atlanta last Tuesday behind 34 points from Jeff Teague.... »

Hawks Outlast Raptors in Overtime for Fifth Straight Win

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks were able to notch their fifth straight win beating the Raptors 118-113 in overtime. Jeff Teague tied a career-high with 34 points on 11-of-18 shooting (11-for-11 from the free throw line) and added five assists and three rebounds. Despite a tough start, Paul Millsap found a way to impact the game in a number of ways... »

Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks, currently riding a season-high four-game winning streak, will welcome the Raptors into town for a tilt that has serious playoff seeding implications. The Raptors sit in the three-seed in the East at this moment, but are just one game up on the Bulls. The Hawks extended their lead over ninth-place New York... »

Hawks Close First Half With Loss In Toronto

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (25-26) dropped their fifth game in a row heading into the All-Star break as the Raptors (28-24) were too much in the second half, rolling to a 104-83 victory.  DeMar DeRozan  led all scorers with 31 points and, after a 1-of-6 start, finished on a 10-for-13 shooting run. Without DeMarre Carroll (hamstring), the... »

Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

By Jaryd Wilson

Two teams headed in opposite directions clash in what is an important Eastern Conference matchup for playoff standings going into the All-Star break. The Toronto Raptors have been one of the hottest teams in the conference since trading Rudy Gay to Sacramento earlier this season.  A big part of that has been athletic wingman... »

Coach Bud Gets First Career Win As Head Coach

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks bounced back after an opening night loss in Dallas to get a 102-95 victory in the home opener against the Raptors. Both teams came out aggressive in the first quarter, and after 17 lead changes the Hawks were able to take a 25-24 lead into the second. Toronto got a 35-31 lead... »

Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

By Jaryd Wilson

The Toronto Raptors are one of many Eastern Conference teams that, on paper, improved in the offseason.  Tyler Hansbrough, Steve Novak and D.J. Augustin bolster a rather nonexistent bench a season ago, and Rudy Gay enters his first full season as a Raptor. Toronto beat Boston 93-87 in their opener in Canada Wednesday night.... »

Postgame thoughts: Hawks escape with win over Raptors

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts on tonight’s 93-92 win over the Raptors: - What a game!  The short-handed Raptors, who found out just hours before tip that Ed Davis and Jose Calderon were no longer on the team following a trade, had an inspired effort.  The Hawks never could quite get in the flow of the... »