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Hawks End Skid with Comeback Win Over the Sixers

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (32-41) snapped their six-game losing streak with a 103-95 comeback victory over the Sixers (16-58). Paul Millsap led the Hawks with 28 points, 17 rebounds, four assists, and three steals in a dominant performance, and Lou Williams pushed the Hawks to the win in the fourth quarter with 11 of his 22 coming in... »

Scouting Report: Philadelphia 76ers

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (31-41) will look to end their six-game losing streak Monday night when the Sixers (16-57) come to Philips Arena. The Sixers just broke their 26-game losing streak with a dominant win over the Pistons, and will look to put together back-to-back wins for the first time since Jan. 2 and Jan. 4.... »

Bench Unit Leads Hawks to Big Win Over Sixers

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks got 70 points from their bench unit, led by Mike Scott and Elton Brand with 18 points each, on their way to a 125-99 victory over the Sixers in Philly. The Hawks took their first lead of the game at 7-5 early in the first quarter and never relinquished it, leading by as many as... »

Scouting Report: Philadelphia 76ers

By Jaryd Wilson

After an unexpected lengthy break between games, the Atlanta Hawks will get back at it Friday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, who are riding high after a 1-point, buzzer-beating win in Boston on Wednesday. The Sixers didn’t have runaway Rookie of the Year candidate Michael Carter-Williams when the teams met in Atlanta in November.... »

Teague Sets Career-High as Hawks Roll Past Sixers In Lou Williams’ Return

By Robby Kalland

Jeff Teague set a career high with 33 points on 10-of-16 shooting along with 10 assists and four rebounds in leading the Hawks to a 113-103 victory over the Sixers. Teague was extremely aggressive on the offensive end and dominated in the pick-and-roll game. Teague got to the line 13 times, making 12, and... »

Scouting Report: Philadelphia 76ers

By Jaryd Wilson

First-year head coach Brett Brown has the Philadelphia 76ers in first place in a division that includes both the Knicks and Nets.  Yes, it’s early, but at this point the Sixers probably qualify as the surprise team in the East.  On Friday, the former San Antonio assistant will lead is club into Atlanta to... »

Postgame Thoughts: Rookies Shine Again In Win

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 124-101 win over the 76ers: - How about our rookies?  One game after combining for 45, John Jenkins and Mike Scott combine for 38 more on a combined 14-23 shooting off the bench.  Jenkins backed up a career-high 23 with 21, and Scott netted 17 to go with eight... »

Scoreboard Watching: Magic Number to 1 After Sixers Loss

By Jaryd Wilson

A quiet Monday night in the Eastern Conference playoff race, but the Hawks did get a game closer to clinching a playoff spot. Atlanta lost to the Indiana Pacers 100-94 despite a rousing fourth quarter effort from the bench.  The Pacers pounded the glass and the paint early to go up by as many... »

Rooting Interests: Jazz Can Help Hawks Clinch

By Jaryd Wilson

There’s not a lot of meaningful Eastern Conference action in the NBA tonight, but the Hawks do have a chance to clinch a playoff spot with some help. Atlanta travels to Indianapolis for the fourth and final game of the season series with the Indiana Pacers.  Indiana currently sits four games ahead of the... »

Scoreboard Watching: Hawks Get Cushion With Bulls Loss

By Jaryd Wilson

Last night the Portland Trail Blazers were our friends.  Tonight they’ll be our enemies. Portland beat the Chicago Bulls 99-89 in the United Center behind 28 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. The loss drops the Bulls into a sixth place tie with the Boston Celtics, and the Hawks now own a 1.5 game lead over... »