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Hawks Clinch Playoff Berth With Win Over Heat

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (37-43) clinched their seventh consecutive playoff berth — longest active streak in the Eastern Conference — with a 98-85 win over the Heat (54-26) at Philips Arena. The Hawks followed Jeff Teague‘s lead through the first three quarters as Teague posted a team-high 25 points, four steals, four rebounds, and three assists. In... »

Scouting Report: Miami Heat

By Robby Kalland

With their magic number down to one, the Hawks (36-43) have three games left, beginning with a match-up tonight against the Heat, who currently are the top seed in the Eastern Conference — which would make them the Hawks’ first round opponent. The Heat easily disposed of the Pacers last night to reclaim their... »

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... »

Kyle Korver Named to US National Team Pool

By Micah Hart

In an announcement this morning, Hawks sharpshooter Kyle Korver was named to the 28-man pool for the US Men’s National Team for the upcoming 2014-16 series, which will include the 2014 World Championships and likely the 2016 Olympic Games. It’s a rather impressive honor for Korver, as historically the team is made up not... »

Hawks Beat Heat For Third Straight Win at Philips

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (21-19) got a victory over the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat in a high-scoring affair, 121-114. Atlanta had seven players get into double figures and shot 51.9% from the field (38.7% from three) along with going 25-of-27 (92.6%) from the free throw line in the win. Miami’s offense shot well too, particularly... »

Hawks vs. Heat MLK Day Game Preview

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks will take on the Heat on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in what will be the first of two visits by the reigning NBA champions to Atlanta this season. The Heat went through a three-game losing streak recently, but rebounded with back-to-back wins over the Sixers and the Bobcats on Friday... »

Hawks Fall In Overtime to Heat

By Robby Kalland

Paul Millsap set a career-high with seven three-pointers (7-of-10) finishing with 25 points and 10 rebounds and Jeff Teague led the Hawks with 26 points and eight assists but the Hawks (15-13) were unable to close out the Heat (21-6) in Miami, as they squeaked out the 121-119 win. Hawks vs. Heat Photo Gallery Stats... »

Scouting Report: Miami Heat

By Jaryd Wilson

The second-place Hawks make their second and final regular season visit to Miami hoping to gain a game on the first-place Heat in the division Monday night.  Atlanta played well for three quarters in Miami before things unraveled in a 104-88 loss last month. Preventing The Heat from getting going off the dribble will... »

Scouting Report: Miami Heat

By Jaryd Wilson

The two-time defending NBA champions enter Tuesday’s matchup against Atlanta with a 7-3 record, though they’re 6-1 since a sputtering 1-2 start. The Heat have been very efficient on both sides of the ball, but especially offensively in the early going.  They lead the Eastern Conference in field goal percentage, three point percentage and... »

13 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 13 days left, today’s reason is… MLK Day I ranked the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day game against the Heat at the top of my countdown of the top-10 games... »