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Hawks Fans React To Clinching Playoff Spot

By Jaryd Wilson

Here are some of our favorite tweets from last night’s playoff-clinching win over the Miami Heat: Everybody wear their @ATLHawks gear to church tomorrow! #LetsgoHawks — J Baker (@_Bake) April 13, 2014 Yessir home team for life. RT @vsmgllc: Let's go Hawks!!!!!!!! @ATLHawks #PlayoffBound — Brandon Odoi (@Brandon_Odoi) April 13, 2014 @atlhawks yeaaaaaaaa we... »

Hawks In, But Who Will Be Their Opponent?

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks clinched a playoff spot with a convincing 98-85 win over the Miami Heat Saturday night at Philips Arena.  They are now locked in as the #8 seed in the East and will face either the Miami Heat or Indiana Pacers. But which one? Both teams have identical 54-26 records with two... »

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... »

Magic Number Now 1 For Hawks

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks are on the brink of their seventh consecutive playoff appearance. After a dazzling defensive performance allowed them to get a win in Brooklyn despite five percent shooting from deep, the Hawks reduced their Magic Number to one.  Both Atlanta and New York have three games remaining, meaning the Knicks would need... »

Hawks Reduce Magic Number To 2

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks came back to beat the Boston Celtics in thrilling fashion Wednesday night, finishing the game on a 25-8 run to turn a nine-point deficit into an eight-point win. In the process, they also stretched their lead over the idle New York Knicks to two games with four to play in the... »

Hawks’ Magic Number At Three After Sunday

By Jaryd Wilson

Sunday was a good day for the Atlanta Hawks. They came into the day ahead of the New York Knicks by one game for the eighth and final playoff spot, though that was a bit deceiving.  The Knicks had two more losses, and the Hawks are guaranteed to win the tiebreaker (conference record), so... »

Series Recap: Pacers Overwhelm Valiant Hawks With Size

By Jaryd Wilson

At the end of the day, Indiana was simply too big. The obvious mismatch in size was a problem the Atlanta Hawks knew they’d have to deal with going into their first-round series with the Indiana Pacers.  Looking back, it was exactly that which lost them the series. The Pacers dominated the paint from... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks’ Season Ends In Six-Game Series

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 81-73 loss to the Pacers: - First of all, congratulations to the Indiana Pacers on a hard-fought and well-deserved series win.  We knew this would be a tough series, and the Pacers certainly made it that.  They were the better team, and they deserve to be moving on. -... »

Pacers at Hawks – Game 6 Preview

By Jaryd Wilson

Well Hawks fans, here we are.  Game 6 with the Hawks facing elimination and needing one more Indiana loss at Philips Arena to save their season. The Hawks have played well in the two games at home in this series so far, but this game will have a different feel.  Will the Pacers be... »

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... »