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Hawks Fall In Washington

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (31-41) dropped their sixth straight in a hard fought contest 101-97 against the Wizards (38-35), as their late comeback effort fell short. Jeff Teague led the Hawks’ comeback effort late in the fourth quarter with nine of his team-high 19 points in the frame. Teague sparked an 8-0 run in the final minute... »

Scouting Report: Washington Wizards

By Jaryd Wilson

The Washington Wizards snapped a mini funk with a convincing victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, keeping Charlotte at arm’s length in the race to avoid seventh in the East. Washington currently owns a 2-1 season series lead thanks to a 114-97 win in Atlanta last month in which only nine Hawks... »

Hawks Fall to Wizards for Seventh Straight Loss

By Robby Kalland

The shorthanded Hawks (25-28) fought back from a 20 point second quarter deficit to get within one in the third quarter, but their lack of depth proved to be too costly as the Wizards (26-28) pulled away in the fourth quarter on their way to a 114-97 victory. Hawks vs. Wizards Photo Gallery Stats... »

Game Preview: Hawks vs. Wizards

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (25-27) will host the Wizards (25-28) with both teams on the second game of a back-to-back and both teams losing their first game after the All-Star break. Both teams will be looking to get on track, as the two have lost 11 of their last 12 combined games — the lone win... »

“One of the best dunks I’ve seen in a long time”

By Jaryd Wilson

Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins cemented All-Star Saturday Night by starting what would be a unanimous vote for the best and final dunk of the evening. The Hall-of-Famer held up “East” to signify that he was voting for John Wall’s dunk in the Battle Round.  Magic Johnson and Julius Irving followed suit, giving Wall the... »

Horford Dominates as Hawks Survive In OT Over Wizards

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks held a 15-point lead with eight minutes to play in the game, and appeared well on their way to an easy victory over the Wizards before Washington went on a 19-2 run to take a two-point lead at 86-84 with 1:40 to play. Neither team was able to record a field goal... »

Hawks vs. Wizards Preview and Q&A with Mike Prada

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (11-11) will take on the Wizards (9-11) at Philips Arena on Friday night. The Wizards defeated the Hawks in their first meeting two weeks ago in Washington, 108-101. The Hawks will be looking to even up the season series with their division rival, but to do so they will have to contain... »

Hawks Unable to Complete Another Comeback; Lose to Wizards

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks dug themselves a third quarter hole for the second straight night, but, unlike Friday night against the Mavericks, they were unable to complete the comeback, falling to the Wizards 108-101. Hawks vs. Wizards Photo Gallery Stats Highlights With 8:12 to play in the third, the Wizards took an 18-point lead on a Nene... »

Scouting Report: Washington Wizards

By Jaryd Wilson

Though they lost to the Pacers last night (Who hasn’t?), the Wizards have been playing much better basketball as of late.  At 7-9, they currently occupy the seventh spot in the East, but they’re a very dangerous 4-2 in the nation’s capital, which is where Atlanta will be Saturday. The Hawks do catch a... »

Postgame thoughts: Wall sparks Wizards past Hawks in return

By Jaryd Wilson

A few quick thoughts after tonight’s 93-83 loss to the Wizards: - The Hawks continue to have defensive issues in the first quarter, particularly on the road. For the ninth straight game away from the Highlight Factory, Atlanta allowed 25 or more points in the opening quarter.  The team continues to play good D... »