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Hawks Go Cold as Pacers Win Game 7, Series

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (3-4) went cold at the wrong time and were eliminated by the Pacers (4-3) in Game 7 as Atlanta shot just 30.4 percent from the field in the 92-80 loss. Paul George was magnificent for Indiana with 30 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, and two steals as he set the tone for the... »

Hawks Drop Game 6 as Pacers Tie Series 3-3

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (3-3) weren’t able to get enough baskets late as the Pacers’ defense tightened up to get a 95-88 victory and force a Game 7 back in Indiana on Saturday. Paul George – 24 points, eight rebounds, and three assists — and David West – 24 points, 11 rebounds, six assists, two steals – led the Pacers... »

Hawks Drop Close One as Pacers Even Series at 2-2

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (2-2) had a shot to tie the game on the final possession, but Pero Antic‘s three was wide right as the Pacers (2-2) held on for a 91-88 victory to even the series before going back to Indiana. Paul Millsap led all scorers with 29 points (10-of-18) along with seven rebounds, three blocks, and... »

Pacers Dominate Second Half, Tie Series With Hawks

By Robby Kalland

The Pacers (1-1) jumped out to a 7-0 lead early, but the Hawks (1-1) — like in Game 1 — answered the bell and led by as many as 11 in the second quarter and were up 52-48 at the half. Unfortunately for the Hawks, the third quarter had to happen, and the Pacers... »

Short-Handed Hawks Lose in Indiana

By Robby Kalland

The short-handed Hawks (25-27) lost their sixth straight game as the Pacers (41-12) dominated the first and third quarters on their way to a 108-98 victory. The Pacers jumped out to a 31-9 lead in the first quarter thanks to a 13-of-14 shooting start, and they took advantage of seven early Hawks turnovers to... »

Comeback Falls Just Short vs. Indiana

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 89-85 loss to the Pacers: - Tonight showed why, in my mind, this Hawks team is one of the most fun teams to watch.  Many teams could have packed it in after falling behind by 16 in the fourth quarter, but not this team.  Led by an unlikely fourth... »

Hawks Fall In Playoff Rematch

By Jaryd Wilson

By Robby Kalland Lead Writer for the Atlanta Hawks The Hawks fell 107-89 to the Pacers in a game that got away from them in the late third and fourth quarter. The starting unit came out strong and answered Coach Bud’s challenge from the previous night when he said he wanted to see the... »

Series Recap: Pacers Overwhelm Valiant Hawks With Size

By Jaryd Wilson

At the end of the day, Indiana was simply too big. The obvious mismatch in size was a problem the Atlanta Hawks knew they’d have to deal with going into their first-round series with the Indiana Pacers.  Looking back, it was exactly that which lost them the series. The Pacers dominated the paint from... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks’ Season Ends In Six-Game Series

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 81-73 loss to the Pacers: - First of all, congratulations to the Indiana Pacers on a hard-fought and well-deserved series win.  We knew this would be a tough series, and the Pacers certainly made it that.  They were the better team, and they deserve to be moving on. -... »

Postgame Thoughts: Pacers Hold Serve, Push Hawks To Brink

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 106-83 loss to the Pacers: - Obviously the Hawks wanted to take this game since Game 7′s on the road are almost impossible to win, but the Pacers did their job in protecting home court.  This is the only first-round series in which a home team hasn’t lost, so... »