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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: Hawks Put Pressure Back On Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 102-91 win over the Pacers: - Obviously home court means everything in this series.  The Pacers took care of their end by winning games 1 and 2, and now the Hawks have protected their house.  The pressure is back on the Pacers as the series shifts to Indiana for... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Step Up D In Must-Win Game 3

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 90-69 win over the Pacers: - The story of this series has been Atlanta’s inability to stop Indiana.  What a difference home-court advantage makes in changing that.  The Hawks held the Pacers to 27 percent shooting, thanks in large part to finally keeping the Pacers out of the lane.... »

Postgame Thoughts: Mistakes Hurt Hawks In Game 1

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks 107-90 loss to the Pacers in Game 1 of their First-Round Eastern Conference Playoff Series: – Zaza Pachulia manned the Hawks’ twitter feed during the game, and one thing he kept saying was that the team was giving away points due to mistakes, but that they... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Play It Safe With Starters As Playoffs Loom

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 113-96 loss to the Raptors: - I’ll open by saying it was cool to see the Hawks pay respects to those impacted by yesterday’s tragedy in Boston.  There was a moment of silence before the game, and ‘Sweet Caroline,’ a Boston sports tradition, played at halftime.  Nice job by... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Gain Revenge On Suns

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ 107-94 win over the Suns at Philips Arena: – This is what you call a professional win. The Suns are just not a very good basketball team right now, but the Hawks asserted themselves fairly early, and cruised to a double-digit win without much muss or... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Show Heart In Must-Win

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 96-92 win over the Lakers: - We knew this would be a tough game without Jeff Teague, Josh Smith, DeShawn Stevenson and Zaza Pachulia, and it certainly was. The Lakers came from 14 down to take the lead in the second half, but this was truly a team win... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks’ Offense Stalls In Loss To Nets

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 93-80 loss to the Nets: - The Hawks looked tired on the second night of a back-to-back after overtime yesterday.  They shot only 42 percent, but that numbers was hovering in the 30′s for much of the night. - Kyle Korver needed more than 46 minutes last night to... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Happy to be Home

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 107-96 win over the 76ers: - Boy did the Hawks need to get home.  After three straight tough road losses, Atlanta bounced back in the comforts of Philips Arena nicely.  They had a few advantages – the Sixers coming off a back-to-back and having injuries to Nick Young and... »