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Scouting Report: Milwaukee Bucks

By Jaryd Wilson

We’re told the Hawks have enough players to field a team for Saturday’s game against the Bucks, so off we go with our scouting report. Like Atlanta, former Hawks coach Larry Drew has had to mix and match starting lineups because of injuries during his first season in Milwaukee.  The Bucks have struggled through... »

39 Days Until the Atlanta Hawks’ Season

By Robby Kalland

We are counting down the days until the Hawks’ season-opener in Dallas by giving you 50 things to be excited about this year. With 39 days left, today’s is… Drew and Pachulia’s Return With a number of roster moves this offseason the Hawks will have many homecomings this season, including the return of Larry... »

Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #7: Larry Drew and Zaza Pachulia Return to Atlanta

By Robby Kalland

The seventh game in our countdown is the Milwaukee Bucks’ lone trip to Philips Arena this season on March 13, which will be the first return of former Hawks center Zaza Pachulia and former Hawks head coach Larry Drew (along with former assistants Bob Bender and Nick Van Exel) to Philips Arena. The Bucks... »

Preview: Hawks vs. Heat

By Jaryd Wilson

After a day of practice today, the Hawks are eager to get back on the court for game 2 of the Summer League schedule against the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat. Of course, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh won’t be in uniform, but this is still a dangerous Heat team, particularly... »

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: 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 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: Hawks Settle In For Tilt With Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 98-92 loss to the Knicks: - It’s official – The Hawks are headed to Indiana for a first-round showdown with the Pacers.  Atlanta’s loss gave the Chicago Bulls the five seed before their win over the Wizards was official.  Game one will be Sunday. - Obviously Larry Drew’s goal... »

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... »