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Hawks Clinch Playoff Berth With Win Over Heat

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (37-43) clinched their seventh consecutive playoff berth — longest active streak in the Eastern Conference — with a 98-85 win over the Heat (54-26) at Philips Arena. The Hawks followed Jeff Teague‘s lead through the first three quarters as Teague posted a team-high 25 points, four steals, four rebounds, and three assists. In... »

Scouting Report: Miami Heat

By Robby Kalland

With their magic number down to one, the Hawks (36-43) have three games left, beginning with a match-up tonight against the Heat, who currently are the top seed in the Eastern Conference — which would make them the Hawks’ first round opponent. The Heat easily disposed of the Pacers last night to reclaim their... »

East Out To Reclaim Dominance

By Jaryd Wilson

The East has the past five NBA MVP award winners and the past two NBA Champions, but the West has been the more dominant conference in 2013-14.  While the All-Star Game (8 ET, TNT) is largely just a show and hardly indicative of which conference is actually more talented, the East still feels they have... »

Hawks vs. Heat MLK Day Game Preview

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks will take on the Heat on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in what will be the first of two visits by the reigning NBA champions to Atlanta this season. The Heat went through a three-game losing streak recently, but rebounded with back-to-back wins over the Sixers and the Bobcats on Friday... »

Scouting Report: Miami Heat

By Jaryd Wilson

The second-place Hawks make their second and final regular season visit to Miami hoping to gain a game on the first-place Heat in the division Monday night.  Atlanta played well for three quarters in Miami before things unraveled in a 104-88 loss last month. Preventing The Heat from getting going off the dribble will... »

Scouting Report: Miami Heat

By Jaryd Wilson

The two-time defending NBA champions enter Tuesday’s matchup against Atlanta with a 7-3 record, though they’re 6-1 since a sputtering 1-2 start. The Heat have been very efficient on both sides of the ball, but especially offensively in the early going.  They lead the Eastern Conference in field goal percentage, three point percentage and... »

13 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 13 days left, today’s reason is… MLK Day I ranked the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day game against the Heat at the top of my countdown of the top-10 games... »

Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #1: MLK Day Hosting the Miami Heat

By Robby Kalland

The Miami Heat’s visit to Philips Arena on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day lands in the top spot on our countdown. The MLK Day game is always a special occasion here in Atlanta, as we celebrate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Hosting the MLK Day game is an honor... »

Preview: Hawks vs. Heat

By Jaryd Wilson

After a day of practice today, the Hawks are eager to get back on the court for game 2 of the Summer League schedule against the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat. Of course, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh won’t be in uniform, but this is still a dangerous Heat team, particularly... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks at Heat

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts on the Hawks tough 101-92 loss to the Heat in Miami on Monday night: – No win, but nothing to be ashamed of in losing this one. Dwyane Wade shot 11-13 from the field on his way to 26 points, LeBron James shot 10-16 to net 27. I doubt there are... »