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Scouting Report: Los Angeles Clippers

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks head into the second game of a back-to-back against the red-hot Clippers, who have won six straight games and are pounding opponents, most recently a 46-point win over their L.A. rivals. All-Star Blake Griffin is leading the way for the Clippers with 24 points per game on 53 percent shooting.  Griffin always... »

Coming to Philips: The Best of the West

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks have their biggest stretch of home games of the season coming up in early December as they will play seven home games (out of eight overall) from Dec. 4-20. In that stretch are three of the marquee home games of the year as Atlanta plays host to the Clippers (Dec. 4), Thunder... »

Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #8: Clippers Come To Atlanta

By Robby Kalland

The eighth matchup in our countdown is the Los Angeles Clippers’ first and only visit to Philips Arena on Dec. 4. Last year, the Hawks split the season series with the Clippers with each team winning at home. Both teams have new coaches and some fresh faces on the rosters, but each figure to... »

Scouting the Opposition: L.A. Clippers

By Micah Hart

For every home game this season, we’ll be gathering some intel on the opposing team from someone who knows them best — a team employee, a rival blogger, beat writer or broadcaster. For the Hawks’ home game Saturday night against the Clippers, we reached out to Eric Patten, the team writer for Clippers.com, for... »

Teague Rises Up

By Jon Newberry

Jeff Teague had plenty of time to mentally prepare for the task of matching up against the newly named MVP in the Hawks’ series opener against the Chicago Bulls. When Kirk Hinrich hobbled off the floor in the final minutes of Atlanta’s opening round series against the Magic it was immediately clear that Teague’s... »

Hinrich Injury Update

By Jon Newberry

Here is the official release from team PR: MRI CONFIRMS HINRICH HAMSTRING STRAIN Veteran Guard Listed as Doubtful for Hawks vs. Bulls Series ATLANTA, GA – A magnetic resonance imaging test (MRI) taken today revealed that Hawks guard Kirk Hinrich suffered a significant strain to his right hamstring with 3:07 remaining in last night’s... »

Game 5: Pregame Notes and Quotes

By Jon Newberry

Here are some interesting notes and quotes for Hawks fans to digest while mentally preparing for Game 5 on Tuesday night: This is the first time the Hawks have held a 3-1 lead in a best-of-seven series since the opening round of the 1970 NBA Playoffs. Back then there were no conferences and only... »

The Numbers Don't Lie

By Jon Newberry

Including the three playoff wins, the Hawks are now 9-1 this season when Joe Johnson and Jamal Crawford both score 20 points. “When those two are playing like that is when we are at our best as a basketball team,” concluded Al Horford following the Game 4 win. So far this series it has... »

The Morning After Game 2

By Jon Newberry

Lying in bed this morning, waiting for my alarm to go off and I can’t get two things out of my head: 1 – This hotel is strange. 2 – The Hawks were just a few plays from being ahead 2-0 in this series. True, the Hawks did steal home court advantage in Game... »

Game 1 Shootaround Update

By Jon Newberry

Not a lot of breaking news from Hawks camp this morning. Everyone is healthy and seems ready to go against the Magic tonight. As for Orlando, word is that J.J. Redick will be active and available. Redick averaged over 10 points per game this season for the Magic, but was forced to miss the... »