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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’ Magic Number At Three After Sunday

By Jaryd Wilson

Sunday was a good day for the Atlanta Hawks. They came into the day ahead of the New York Knicks by one game for the eighth and final playoff spot, though that was a bit deceiving.  The Knicks had two more losses, and the Hawks are guaranteed to win the tiebreaker (conference record), so... »

Scott, Carroll Set Career-Highs as Hawks Beat Knicks

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (26-29) ended their eight game losing streak by storming back from a 17 point third quarter deficit to beat the Knicks (21-35) 107-98. The Hawks were led by Mike Scott and DeMarre Carroll who both set career-highs for points in the victory. Scott had 30 points and eight rebounds on 11-of-14 shooting and was 6-for-7 from... »

Hawks vs. Knicks Game Preview

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (25-29) will host the Knicks (21-34) Saturday night as they look to snap an 8-game losing streak. Both teams will be playing their fourth game in five nights, and both are coming off of road losses — Atlanta in Detroit and New York in Orlando. Like the Hawks, the Knicks are struggling... »

Turnovers Doom Hawks In New York

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks shot 60.6% (40-of-66) from the field and 46.9% (15-of-32) from three-point range, but 27 turnovers led to 36 points for the Knicks, who beat Atlanta 111-106. The Hawks were a bit sloppy from start to finish, and it looked like the back-to-back took its toll on the team, who were a step... »

Scouting Report: New York Knicks

By Jaryd Wilson

For already the third time this season, the Hawks and Knicks will face off.  Saturday’s game will be the second and final meeting in Madison Square Garden, where Atlanta won 110-90 last month. Already without big man Tyson Chandler due to injury, the Knicks were dealt another blow this week, losing starting point guard Raymond... »

Hawks Right There In Muddied East

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks haven’t been playing great basketball as of late, having lost four of their past five, but that hasn’t changed their early position as the Eastern Conference’s #3 seed thanks to some poor playing by others below them. As we approach the quarter point in the NBA season, it appears clear that the... »

Hawks Even Season Series With Knicks Behind Great Point Guard Play

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks moved to 6-4 and avenged the 95-91 loss to the Knicks last week with a dominating 110-90 win in Madison Square Garden behind a team-high 16 points from Jeff Teague and a great performance from Shelvin Mack off the bench with 12 points and 12 assists. Mack played 24 minutes, by far the most in... »

Scouting Report: New York Knicks

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks will have a couple of firsts when they take the court Saturday night.  It’s the second night of their first back-to-back of the season, and it’s also the first opponent they’ve seen twice this year.  For some of the players, it’ll be their first time inside the World’s Most Famous Arena. Normally... »