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Postgame Thoughts: Ivan Shines In Win Over Magic

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ 97-88 win over the Magic Saturday night at Philips Arena: – Chalk one up for perseverance. A night after the Hawks’ bench players scored 60 points in the loss in Boston, Ivan Johnson came off the bench to match his career high with 21 points. Oh,... »

Zaza Pachulia Juuuuuuust Missed An Awesome Buzzer Beater

By Micah Hart

Zaza Pachulia had several nice moments in Wednesday night’s victory over the Magic, showing his game is not all brawn and muscle but also a healthy dose of pizzazz and flair. He also nearly hit a 75-foot buzzer-beater to end the third quarter. The basket, which left Pachulia’s hands just a tiny fraction of... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks vs. Magic

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts on the Hawks’ 86-80 win over the Magic in Orlando, their 8th-straight win over their Southeast Division rivals: – Za! Za! Pachuuuuulia! How awesome was the big man’s stretch from the end of the 3rd through the first part of the 4th quarter? First he hits nothing but net from 3/4-court... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks vs. Magic

By Micah Hart

The Hawks survived the difficult start to the season with a slew of playoff teams, then held their own on their first trip out West. Now, with a slew of winnable games coming up at Philips Arena, how would the team fare? They certainly got off to a good start with an 81-72 win... »

Scouting the Opposition: Orlando Magic

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 Monday night against the Magic, we reached out to Evan Dunlap, who writes about Orlando for the... »

The Hinrich Effect

By Jon Newberry

The Hawks’ trade for Kirk Hinrich wasn’t nearly as big of news as the pair of blockbuster trade’s that Orlando made earlier in the season to acquire Turkoglu, Jason Richardson and Gilbert Arenas, but it was the one that had the biggest impact during Game 1. Hinrich transition into the Hawks’ offensive flow hasn’t... »

Sunday Practice Report (4/17/11)

By Jon Newberry

On the heels of last night’s 103-93 win in Game 1, the Hawks held a very light workout and film session today at the Amway Center in Orlando. Part of what makes the Playoffs so different from the regular season is the scheduling. There are no back-to-backs in the playoffs and in the first... »

Game 1 Shootaround Update

By Jon Newberry

Not a lot of breaking news from Hawks camp this morning. Everyone is healthy and seems ready to go against the Magic tonight. As for Orlando, word is that J.J. Redick will be active and available. Redick averaged over 10 points per game this season for the Magic, but was forced to miss the... »

GREAT FAN VIDEO

By Jon Newberry

This fan-made video was just brought to my attention: Unfortunately, I don’t have time to comment too much right now, and we’re looking into finding out more about the creator. Stay tuned. »

5 Reasons to Be Optimistic

By Jon Newberry

With under 28 hours until tip-off for Game 1 there are Hawks haters out there blogging away. In some regards, you can’t blame them. Last year Atlanta was emphatically swept by Orlando in the second round, and many of the key pieces are the same for each team. Still, there are plenty of reasons... »