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Portland Hands Hawks Fifth Straight Loss

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (31-39) dropped their fifth game in a row as the Trail Blazers (46-27) came into Atlanta and ended a three-game skid of their own with a 100-85 victory. LaMarcus Aldridge made his first appearance in two weeks and put up 25 points and 16 rebounds on Atlanta. Damian Lillard added 21 points, six rebounds,... »

Scouting Report: Portland Trail Blazers

By Robby Kalland

The Trail Blazers (45-27) come to Philips Arena looking to snap a 3-game losing streak (3-7 in their last 10). The Hawks (31-38) have a 4-game losing streak of their own, and both teams hold just a two game lead over ninth in their respective conferences. The Blazers sit in fifth in the West,... »

Twitter Reacts to Korver’s Streak Ending

By Jaryd Wilson

As you probably know, either by staying up late to watch or waking up early this morning to find out, Kyle Korver’s NBA record streak of consecutive games with a three-pointer ended at 127 last night. As this post is being written at noon on March 6, There have been 14,982 mentions of “Korver”... »

Antic Gives Hawks Boost In Return

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 102-78 loss to the Blazers: Hawks vs. Blazers Photo Gallery Stats Highlights Korver’s Streak Ends - Tonight’s loss took somewhat of a backseat to the storyline that Kyle Korver’s record three-point streak ended at 127 consecutive games.  It certainly didn’t come without a share of good looks, but he... »

Kyle Korver’s Streak Ends at 127

By Jaryd Wilson

Kyle Korver’s streak of consecutive games with a three-pointer ended at 127 Wednesday night against the Portland Trail Blazers. The sharpshooting guard went 0-5 from deep despite several good looks. Korver broke the previous record (89) held by Dana Barros on Dec. 6 against the Cavaliers.  He started the streak during his second career... »

Scouting Report: Portland Trail Blazers

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks are back at it on Wednesday, facing the Portland Trail Blazers for the first time this season. Portland, like Atlanta’s opponent on Sunday, is playing terrific basketball this season.  Remarkably, four of their five starters have started all 60 games, and LaMarcus Aldridge has missed just five after suffering a minor groin... »

Hawks Play Best Game of Summer, Lose Thriller in OT

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 70-69 overtime loss to the Blazers: - It may not have been the result the Hawks wanted, but this was by far Atlanta’s best game so far this week.  The defense, which had been a major concern after two games allowing 90+ points, was there from start to finish.... »

Hawks Draw Portland In First Round of Summer League Tournament

By Jaryd Wilson

Word came in around 2 a.m. that the Hawks will play Portland in the first round of the 2013 NBA Summer League tournament in Las Vegas.  The game will be Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. on NBA TV. Despite their 0-3 Summer League record, the Blazers have two of the most dynamic and electrifying stars... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Can’t Stop Inside-Outside Game of Portland

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 104-93 loss to the Blazers: - Al Horford continues to have big game after big game. He didn’t shoot the ball well tonight put pulled down 17 rebounds and walked away with 15 points. If a few more make-able shots fall for him, we may be looking at a different score.... »

Scoreboard Watching: Bucks Keep Pressure on Hawks With Win

By Jaryd Wilson

The race to avoid eighth got a bit tighter Tuesday night. In an otherwise quiet night of NBA action as it relates to the Eastern Conference playoff race, the Milwaukee Bucks protected their home court against the Portland Trail Blazers, winning 102-95 behind 45 points from Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis. Milwaukee is now... »