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Offense Stalls As Hawks Fall To Pistons

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (34-43) got off to a slow start and never fully recovered in a 102-95 loss to the Pistons (29-49). Rodney Stuckey led the way for the Pistons and led all scorers with 29 points along with four rebounds and four assists.The Pistons size inside gave the Hawks a problem as they held a... »

Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (34-42) will take on the Pistons (28-49) Tuesday night to make up for their game from February that was cancelled due to ice. The Hawks are coming off back-to-back wins, most recently a dominating 107-88 victory on the road over the Pacers. The Pistons got a win in their last game, beating... »

Hawks Battle But Come Up Short in Detroit

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (25-29) put forth a gritty effort in Detroit, but were not able to pull out the victory as the Pistons (23-32) got a few late stops and timely Kyle Singler three-pointers on their way to a 115-107 victory. The Pistons got big nights from their bigs as Andre Drummond, Josh Smith, and Greg Monroe... »

Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks limp into Detroit on the heels of seven straight losses, and things don’t get any easier as they’ll be matched up against one of the biggest teams in the NBA without the services of three of their centers. Al Horford, Pero Antic and Gustavo Ayon all remain out.  Horford is obviously done... »

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... »

Hawks Take Second Straight Against the Pistons Behind Teague’s Big Night

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks beat the Pistons for the second time in three nights, winning 96-89 in Detroit after a 93-85 win in Atlanta on Wednesday. Jeff Teague led the Hawks with 18 points, nine assists, six rebounds, two steals, and one huge chase-down block on Brandon Jennings late in the fourth quarter. Teague exploded in the third... »

Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks defended the Pistons pretty much exactly how a team needs to in order to beat them on Wednesday night.  They doubled the post when necessary, kept Detroit’s guards out of the lane and invited the Pistons to take perimeter shots whenever they were inclined.  The result was an ugly but workmanlike 93-85... »

Hawks Top Pistons In Josh Smith’s Return

By Robby Kalland

Josh Smith‘s return to Philips Arena was a sloppy one as the Hawks ended up winning 93-85 behind 19 points from Paul Millsap. Millsap sat out against the Heat with an elbow injury, and his rested legs were a big advantage for the Hawks with both teams playing their second game of a back-to-back.... »

Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

By Jaryd Wilson

The Detroit Pistons come into Wednesday’s game in Atlanta with a 4-6 record, but they just got finished with a difficult west coast road trip that included Portland, Golden State and the Lakers.  They were back home Tuesday night and got a big win over the Knicks, so they come into Philips Arena tonight... »

Three Days Until the Atlanta Hawks’ Season

By Robby Kalland

We are counting down the days until the Hawks’ season-opener in Dallas by giving you 50 things to be excited about this year. With three days left, today’s reason is… Josh Smith’s Return Josh Smith spent nine years patrolling the frontcourt for the Hawks. This offseason Smith became a free agent and signed with... »