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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... »

Game 6 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks are one win away from eliminating the top-seeded Indiana Pacers, but even after an impressive Game 5 road win, Atlanta knows nothing will be easy at home. “Our guys will have to have the appropriate mental toughness and discipline,” Coach Bud said after practice Wednesday. And he’s right.  The Hawks are... »

Hawks Take 3-2 Series Lead With Win In Indiana

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (3-2) got a 107-97 victory on the road against the Pacers (2-3) thanks to a dominant 41-19 second quarter performance led by Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack. The Hawks trailed after the first quarter by one, but Scott’s 17 points and Mack’s 13 off the bench in the second quarter lifted them to a... »

Hawks Shift Focus to Executing In Game 5

By Robby Kalland

With the Pacers winning Game 4 and evening the series at 2 games apiece, the focus shifts to the all important Game 5 in Indiana between them and the Hawks. The winner of Game 5 in first round series’ that are tied at 2-2 goes on to win the series 91.3% of the time... »

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... »

Game 4 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

A seesaw series now leans the Hawks’ way once more after Atlanta recorded an impressive Game 3 victory at Philips Arena Thursday night.  Now the Pacers are back on their heels, needing a bounce-back win similar to the one they had in Game 2. The Hawks got big contributions from Kyle Korver and DeMarre... »

Teague Leads Hawks to Game 3 Win, 2-1 Series Lead Over Pacers

By Robby Kalland

Jeff Teague exploded in the second half for 15 points and five assists on his way to a 22-point, 10-assist night to lead the Hawks (2-1) to a 98-85 victory in Game 3. Kyle Korver found his stroke in the second half as well, hitting 3-of-4 from the three-point line, including a four-point play, for... »

Game 3 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

After the Indiana Pacers made successful adjustments to win Game 2 after a Game 1 loss, the task now falls on the Atlanta Hawks to see if they can adjust prior to Game 3. The Pacers were fundamentally sound on both ends of the floor in the second half of their big Game 2... »

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... »