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East Out To Reclaim Dominance

By Jaryd Wilson

The East has the past five NBA MVP award winners and the past two NBA Champions, but the West has been the more dominant conference in 2013-14.  While the All-Star Game (8 ET, TNT) is largely just a show and hardly indicative of which conference is actually more talented, the East still feels they have... »

Hawks Lead Throughout, But Too Much Durant for Thunder in Oklahoma City

By Robby Kalland

The Thunder (36-10) led 2-0 early and didn’t lead again until it was 109-107 late in the fourth quarter prior to the eventual 111-109 final — the Hawks’ (23-21) fifth two-point road loss of the season. Hawks vs. Thunder Photo Gallery Stats Highlights In the middle, the Hawks played one of their best games... »

Scouting Report: Oklahoma City Thunder

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks limp into the Heartland for the second of a brief two-game road trip as they face the West-leading Oklahoma City Thunder, winners of seven straight games. On paper it would appear the odds are most certainly against Atlanta.  After all, they’re missing their two cornerstone pieces in Al Horford and Jeff Teague... »

Off-Shooting Hawks Fall To Thunder

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks shot 35.6% from the field in a 101-92 loss to the Thunder, snapping their three-game home winning streak. The Thunder improve to 16-4, winning 11 of their last 12, and move into the second spot in the Western Conference. Atlanta had only two players that shot 50% or better from the field, Lou... »

Hawks vs. Thunder Preview: Q&A with Royce Young

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks host the Thunder on Tuesday night at Philips Arena in a match-up of the current third seed in each conference. The Hawks (11-10) are coming off back-to-back home wins over the Clippers and the Cavaliers. In both wins, the Hawks offense was clicking, shooting the ball well from all over the court,... »

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... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks vs. Thunder

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts on the Hawks’ 100-92 home loss to the Thunder on Wednesday night: – There are no moral victories, but I give the Hawks credit for fighting tonight. After a tough OT game in DC last night, down 17 in the 3rd quarter, it would have been easy to just pack it... »

Scouting the Opposition: Oklahoma City Thunder

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 Wednesday against the Thunder, we reached out to Royce Young, who blogs about OKC for Daily Thunder and... »