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Pacers On Brink of #1 Seed After Win

By Jaryd Wilson

The Indiana Pacers got a big win on Sunday, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 102-97 to move a half game ahead of the Miami Heat in the race for the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Atlanta Hawks are locked into the #8 spot and are waiting to see which team they’ll face... »

Hawks In, But Who Will Be Their Opponent?

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks clinched a playoff spot with a convincing 98-85 win over the Miami Heat Saturday night at Philips Arena.  They are now locked in as the #8 seed in the East and will face either the Miami Heat or Indiana Pacers. But which one? Both teams have identical 54-26 records with two... »

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... »

Magic Number Now 1 For Hawks

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks are on the brink of their seventh consecutive playoff appearance. After a dazzling defensive performance allowed them to get a win in Brooklyn despite five percent shooting from deep, the Hawks reduced their Magic Number to one.  Both Atlanta and New York have three games remaining, meaning the Knicks would need... »

Hawks Reduce Magic Number To 2

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks came back to beat the Boston Celtics in thrilling fashion Wednesday night, finishing the game on a 25-8 run to turn a nine-point deficit into an eight-point win. In the process, they also stretched their lead over the idle New York Knicks to two games with four to play in the... »

Hawks, Heat Pay Tribute To MLK

By Jaryd Wilson

Yesterday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and perhaps no city has been influenced more by him than Atlanta – his birthplace and home.  Before and during the Hawks’ annual MLK Day game, they and the Miami Heat, Atlanta’s opponent for the 2014 game, paid respects to Dr. King by recreating his famous “I... »

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... »