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Hawks Come Back From 17 Down to Beat Mavs

By Robby Kalland

The Mavericks led 28-23 after the first quarter thanks to 50% shooting and were 6-for-6 from the three-point line prior to a last second miss from Shane Larkin. Jose Calderon went 3-for-3 in the opening frame but left with a right ankle injury in the third. The Mavs led 53-39 at the half, and the Hawks... »

Hawks-Mavs Preview: Hawks Looking To Split Season Series

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (8-8) come into the game reeling after losing their third game in a row Wednesday night in Houston, while the Mavs (10-6) just avoided a three-game skid of their own with a win in Oakland over the Warriors on Wednesday. Atlanta dropped the season opener in Dallas in a high-scoring affair that... »

Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

By Jaryd Wilson

The Toronto Raptors are one of many Eastern Conference teams that, on paper, improved in the offseason.  Tyler Hansbrough, Steve Novak and D.J. Augustin bolster a rather nonexistent bench a season ago, and Rudy Gay enters his first full season as a Raptor. Toronto beat Boston 93-87 in their opener in Canada Wednesday night.... »

Hawks Can’t Slow Down Hot-Shooting Mavs

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks opened their season in Dallas and fell 118-109 to the hot-shooting Mavericks. The Mavs came out shooting the lights out in the first quarter, jumping out to a quick 28-18 lead in the first nine minutes of the game. Dallas cooled off in the second quarter, allowing the Hawks to take a... »

Scouting Report: Dallas Mavericks

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks are in the unique position of just having played the team they’ll open the season with.  After traveling to Dallas exactly a week ago to face the Mavericks in their preseason finale, Atlanta heads back to the American Airlines Center for the season opener tonight. None of the Hawks’ projected starters (Jeff... »

Scouting Report: Dallas Mavericks

By Jaryd Wilson

Much like the Hawks, the Dallas Mavericks have a new-look team this season.  They’re still led by former MVP Dirk Nowitski, who presents a nightmare matchup for any power forward simply because of his height, his ability to shoot over defenders and his range.  The Mavs are hoping having Dirk healthy this season will... »

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... »

Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #10: Opening Night in Dallas

By Robby Kalland

Over the next few weeks we will be counting down the 10 most anticipated games on the recently released 2013-14 Atlanta Hawks schedule. Starting the countdown at number 10, we have the season-opener on Oct. 30 in Dallas against the Mavericks. Opening night is always exciting, but, with so many new faces on the... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Continue Comebacks vs. Bucks

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after today’s 104-99 win over the Bucks: - There’s something about the fourth quarter in the Bradley Center that the Hawks really like. After coming from 10 down in the final period to win 103-102 on Feb. 23 in Milwaukee, the Hawks came from five down late today to win.  They... »