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Hawks Drop Game 6 as Pacers Tie Series 3-3

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (3-3) weren’t able to get enough baskets late as the Pacers’ defense tightened up to get a 95-88 victory and force a Game 7 back in Indiana on Saturday. Paul George – 24 points, eight rebounds, and three assists — and David West – 24 points, 11 rebounds, six assists, two steals – led the Pacers... »

Game 6 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks are one win away from eliminating the top-seeded Indiana Pacers, but even after an impressive Game 5 road win, Atlanta knows nothing will be easy at home. “Our guys will have to have the appropriate mental toughness and discipline,” Coach Bud said after practice Wednesday. And he’s right.  The Hawks are... »

Hawks Take 3-2 Series Lead With Win In Indiana

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (3-2) got a 107-97 victory on the road against the Pacers (2-3) thanks to a dominant 41-19 second quarter performance led by Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack. The Hawks trailed after the first quarter by one, but Scott’s 17 points and Mack’s 13 off the bench in the second quarter lifted them to a... »

Hawks Shift Focus to Executing In Game 5

By Robby Kalland

With the Pacers winning Game 4 and evening the series at 2 games apiece, the focus shifts to the all important Game 5 in Indiana between them and the Hawks. The winner of Game 5 in first round series’ that are tied at 2-2 goes on to win the series 91.3% of the time... »

Hawks Drop Close One as Pacers Even Series at 2-2

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (2-2) had a shot to tie the game on the final possession, but Pero Antic‘s three was wide right as the Pacers (2-2) held on for a 91-88 victory to even the series before going back to Indiana. Paul Millsap led all scorers with 29 points (10-of-18) along with seven rebounds, three blocks, and... »

Teague Leads Hawks to Game 3 Win, 2-1 Series Lead Over Pacers

By Robby Kalland

Jeff Teague exploded in the second half for 15 points and five assists on his way to a 22-point, 10-assist night to lead the Hawks (2-1) to a 98-85 victory in Game 3. Kyle Korver found his stroke in the second half as well, hitting 3-of-4 from the three-point line, including a four-point play, for... »

Pacers Dominate Second Half, Tie Series With Hawks

By Robby Kalland

The Pacers (1-1) jumped out to a 7-0 lead early, but the Hawks (1-1) — like in Game 1 — answered the bell and led by as many as 11 in the second quarter and were up 52-48 at the half. Unfortunately for the Hawks, the third quarter had to happen, and the Pacers... »

Game 2 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

After the Atlanta Hawks took Game 1 on the Indiana Pacers’ home floor, both teams had two days to look at film and make necessary adjustments before Game 2. For the Hawks, all indications are they’ll be doing what they’ve been doing all year, including Game 1.  Head Coach Mike Budenholzer said there are... »

Hawks-Pacers Playoffs Series Preview

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks will take on the Pacers in the first round of the NBA Playoffs for the second consecutive season. The two teams split their four regular season matchups, each team winning one game at home and one on the road. The Hawks will look to become the first eighth seed to defeat a... »

Hawks Dominate Pacers in Indiana

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (34-42) came out hot in Indiana (53-25), jumping out to a 9-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back on their way to a 107-88 victory over the Pacers. Atlanta shot 56.2% from the field (41-of-73) and 44.4% from three (12-of-27) for the game, and they held the Pacers’ offense... »