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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... »

Postgame Thoughts: Game 2 Follow Similar Path

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ 113-98 loss to the Pacers in Game 2 of their first-round Playoff series: – First and foremost, let’s remember the old playoff adage: A series isn’t a series until someone wins a game on the other team’s court. It’s a cliche, but it’s true. Neither of... »

Postgame Thoughts: Mistakes Hurt Hawks In Game 1

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks 107-90 loss to the Pacers in Game 1 of their First-Round Eastern Conference Playoff Series: – Zaza Pachulia manned the Hawks’ twitter feed during the game, and one thing he kept saying was that the team was giving away points due to mistakes, but that they... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Settle In For Tilt With Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 98-92 loss to the Knicks: - It’s official – The Hawks are headed to Indiana for a first-round showdown with the Pacers.  Atlanta’s loss gave the Chicago Bulls the five seed before their win over the Wizards was official.  Game one will be Sunday. - Obviously Larry Drew’s goal... »

Postgame Thoughts: Rookies Shine Again In Win

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 124-101 win over the 76ers: - How about our rookies?  One game after combining for 45, John Jenkins and Mike Scott combine for 38 more on a combined 14-23 shooting off the bench.  Jenkins backed up a career-high 23 with 21, and Scott netted 17 to go with eight... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Run Out of Gas Against Knicks

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ 95-82 loss to the Knicks Wednesday night at Philips Arena: – The final score may show that the Hawks lost by 13 points, but that does not reflect what a close game it actually was. With the game tied 72-72, the Hawks went cold, and the... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks TCOB Against Cavs

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ workmanlike 102-94 victory over the Cavaliers at Philips Arena: – This wasn’t the prettiest game. There were stumbles, bumbles, missed shots, airballed FTs, scrapes; it was ugly. But it also was never really that close despite the score, and the Hawks held the Cavs at arms... »

Postgame Thoughts: Ivan Shines In Win Over Magic

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ 97-88 win over the Magic Saturday night at Philips Arena: – Chalk one up for perseverance. A night after the Hawks’ bench players scored 60 points in the loss in Boston, Ivan Johnson came off the bench to match his career high with 21 points. Oh,... »

Postgame Thoughts: Short-Handed Hawks Give Inspired Effort In Boston

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 118-107 loss to the Celtics: - The Hawks played without Al Horford due to a stomach illness.  They also didn’t have the services of Devin Harris yet again with the foot injury and are still without Zaza Pachulia, who is nursing a sore Achilles.  Despite all of that, Atlanta... »

Rooting Interests: Lawson’s Injury Hurtful To Nuggets, Hawks

By Micah Hart

The Hawks have a chance tonight to put some distance between themselves and the Celtics when the two teams meet in Boston for the final time in the regular season. It’s a critical game, as Atlanta currently leads their nemeses by 2.5 games in the standings with only 10 games remaining (11 for the... »