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Hawks Fall at Buzzer to Bobcats

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (37-44) played a hard-fought game with a short-handed lineup, but came up just short as the Bobcats (42-39) got a 95-93 win on a Chris Douglas-Roberts floater at the buzzer. The Hawks were resting three starters – Paul Millsap, DeMarre Carroll, and Kyle Korver – for the game and had Jeff Teague and Pero Antic sit the fourth... »

Teague Earns First Career Player of the Week Honor

By Jaryd Wilson

The NBA Monday named Jeff Teague the Eastern Conference Player of the Week, the first such award of his career. Teague led the Hawks to a 3-1 week, including wins over the Nets and Heat to help Atlanta clinch a playoff berth for the seventh consecutive season. In games against Detroit, Boston, Brooklyn and Miami,... »

Scouting Report: Charlotte Bobcats

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (37-43) will face the Bobcats (41-39) at Philips Arena in a matchup of the seventh and eighth seeds in the Eastern Conference. Charlotte will be plenty motivated as the Bobcats are still in the hunt for the sixth seed and are just one game back of the Wizards, who they own the... »

Paul Millsap Pushing Hawks to Playoffs

By Robby Kalland

Heading into the playoffs the Hawks, who clinched their berth Saturday night, are playing some of their best basketball of the second half of the season, led by All-Star power forward Paul Millsap. Over the last eight games — where the Hawks are 6-2 — Millsap has led the way averaging 19.9 points, 11.8 rebounds,... »

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... »

Hawks Inch Closer to Playoffs By Beating Nets In Brooklyn

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (36-43) went into Brooklyn and got a much-needed 93-88 win over the Nets (43-36). Paul Millsap led the Hawks with 27 points and 10 rebounds on 10-of-19 shooting as the Hawks overcame a terrible three-point shooting night — going just 1-of-19 from three-point range — to get a huge win and get the... »

Hawks Come Back In Fourth To Beat Celtics

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (35-43) started out on fire, shooting 77.8% (14-of-18) from the field in the first quarter, but went cold on offense for the next two and a half quarters. Down nine in the fourth quarter, the Hawks went on a furious 19-3 run to take the lead for good on their way to... »

Offense Stalls As Hawks Fall To Pistons

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (34-43) got off to a slow start and never fully recovered in a 102-95 loss to the Pistons (29-49). Rodney Stuckey led the way for the Pistons and led all scorers with 29 points along with four rebounds and four assists.The Pistons size inside gave the Hawks a problem as they held a... »

Scouting Report: Detroit Pistons

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (34-42) will take on the Pistons (28-49) Tuesday night to make up for their game from February that was cancelled due to ice. The Hawks are coming off back-to-back wins, most recently a dominating 107-88 victory on the road over the Pacers. The Pistons got a win in their last game, beating... »