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Short-Handed Hawks Lose in Indiana

By Robby Kalland

The short-handed Hawks (25-27) lost their sixth straight game as the Pacers (41-12) dominated the first and third quarters on their way to a 108-98 victory. The Pacers jumped out to a 31-9 lead in the first quarter thanks to a 13-of-14 shooting start, and they took advantage of seven early Hawks turnovers to... »

Comeback Falls Just Short vs. Indiana

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 89-85 loss to the Pacers: - Tonight showed why, in my mind, this Hawks team is one of the most fun teams to watch.  Many teams could have packed it in after falling behind by 16 in the fourth quarter, but not this team.  Led by an unlikely fourth... »

Hawks Fall In Playoff Rematch

By Jaryd Wilson

By Robby Kalland Lead Writer for the Atlanta Hawks The Hawks fell 107-89 to the Pacers in a game that got away from them in the late third and fourth quarter. The starting unit came out strong and answered Coach Bud’s challenge from the previous night when he said he wanted to see the... »

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. -... »

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: Hawks can’t stop Pacers home streak

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 114-103 loss to the Pacers: - After scoring 104 points in New York in their last road game, the Hawks put up 103 tonight.  Scoring triple digits against two good defensive teams on the road is an encouraging sign, even if both resulted in losses. - The Hawks have... »