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Hawks Come Back From 17 Down to Beat Mavs

By Robby Kalland

The Mavericks led 28-23 after the first quarter thanks to 50% shooting and were 6-for-6 from the three-point line prior to a last second miss from Shane Larkin. Jose Calderon went 3-for-3 in the opening frame but left with a right ankle injury in the third. The Mavs led 53-39 at the half, and the Hawks... »

Hawks-Mavs Preview: Hawks Looking To Split Season Series

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (8-8) come into the game reeling after losing their third game in a row Wednesday night in Houston, while the Mavs (10-6) just avoided a three-game skid of their own with a win in Oakland over the Warriors on Wednesday. Atlanta dropped the season opener in Dallas in a high-scoring affair that... »

Hawks Can’t Slow Down Hot-Shooting Mavs

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks opened their season in Dallas and fell 118-109 to the hot-shooting Mavericks. The Mavs came out shooting the lights out in the first quarter, jumping out to a quick 28-18 lead in the first nine minutes of the game. Dallas cooled off in the second quarter, allowing the Hawks to take a... »

Scouting Report: Dallas Mavericks

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks are in the unique position of just having played the team they’ll open the season with.  After traveling to Dallas exactly a week ago to face the Mavericks in their preseason finale, Atlanta heads back to the American Airlines Center for the season opener tonight. None of the Hawks’ projected starters (Jeff... »

Scouting Report: Dallas Mavericks

By Jaryd Wilson

Much like the Hawks, the Dallas Mavericks have a new-look team this season.  They’re still led by former MVP Dirk Nowitski, who presents a nightmare matchup for any power forward simply because of his height, his ability to shoot over defenders and his range.  The Mavs are hoping having Dirk healthy this season will... »

Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #10: Opening Night in Dallas

By Robby Kalland

Over the next few weeks we will be counting down the 10 most anticipated games on the recently released 2013-14 Atlanta Hawks schedule. Starting the countdown at number 10, we have the season-opener on Oct. 30 in Dallas against the Mavericks. Opening night is always exciting, but, with so many new faces on the... »

Hawks Add Nogueira, Schroeder, and Muscala In 2013 Draft

By Micah Hart

Wow. What a first round. For a draft that was supposed to be short on buzz, it was about the daffiest I can remember. Lots of surprise picks, lots of trades, and when the dust settled the Hawks came away with two players (expected), but at the #16 and #17 slots instead of 17-18.... »

Smith Joins Exclusive Club With Historic Basket

By Jaryd Wilson

Josh Smith caught the ball in transition at half court, took two dribbles at full speed and reached the rim, dropping one in off the glass while drawing a foul from Denver’s Kenneth Faried Monday night. It was a modest three-point play in what ended up being a forgettable night for the Hawks.  They... »

Postgame Thoughts: Smith Huge In Win Over Mavs

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 105-101 win over the Mavericks: - The Hawks have made a habit of getting off to slow starts on the road, so it was good to see them come out firing tonight, scoring 31 points in the opening frame. - Kyle Korver made a three-pointer in his 44th straight... »