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Hawks Top Bobcats 87-85 In Second Preseason Game

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks played their second preseason game in as many nights and pulled out a last-second 87-85 victory over the Bobcats thanks to a Dennis Schröder floater with under three seconds to play. Here are some of the things that stood out from the victory: - Mike Scott led all scorers with 19 points... »

Postgame Thoughts: Game 2 Follow Similar Path

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ 113-98 loss to the Pacers in Game 2 of their first-round Playoff series: – First and foremost, let’s remember the old playoff adage: A series isn’t a series until someone wins a game on the other team’s court. It’s a cliche, but it’s true. Neither of... »

Postgame Thoughts: Mistakes Hurt Hawks In Game 1

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks 107-90 loss to the Pacers in Game 1 of their First-Round Eastern Conference Playoff Series: – Zaza Pachulia manned the Hawks’ twitter feed during the game, and one thing he kept saying was that the team was giving away points due to mistakes, but that they... »

Postgame Thoughts: Rookies Impress Despite Loss to Spurs

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ close 99-97 loss to the Spurs in San Antonio: – With the team nursing several injuries and playing without starters Al Horford, Josh Smith, and Kyle Korver, you might think that would spell doom for the Hawks, especially going into San Antonio where they’ve lost 14... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Can’t Get Untracked Against Sixers

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ 101-90 loss to the Sixers Friday night at Philips Arena: – Every season there will be games like this. The shots aren’t falling, the opponents are scoring at will, and every loose ball seems to wind up in someone else’s hands. It happens to every team,... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Run Out of Gas Against Knicks

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ 95-82 loss to the Knicks Wednesday night at Philips Arena: – The final score may show that the Hawks lost by 13 points, but that does not reflect what a close game it actually was. With the game tied 72-72, the Hawks went cold, and the... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks TCOB Against Cavs

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ workmanlike 102-94 victory over the Cavaliers at Philips Arena: – This wasn’t the prettiest game. There were stumbles, bumbles, missed shots, airballed FTs, scrapes; it was ugly. But it also was never really that close despite the score, and the Hawks held the Cavs at arms... »

Postgame Thoughts: Ivan Shines In Win Over Magic

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ 97-88 win over the Magic Saturday night at Philips Arena: – Chalk one up for perseverance. A night after the Hawks’ bench players scored 60 points in the loss in Boston, Ivan Johnson came off the bench to match his career high with 21 points. Oh,... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Fall to Scorching-Hot Mavs

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ 127-113 loss to the Mavericks Monday night at Philips Arena: – This was a very strange game. The Hawks shot 56% from the field, dished out 26 assists, won the points in the paint battle and outscored the Mavs 21-9 in fastbreak points. And lost by... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Gain Revenge On Suns

By Micah Hart

A few thoughts coming up on the Hawks’ 107-94 win over the Suns at Philips Arena: – This is what you call a professional win. The Suns are just not a very good basketball team right now, but the Hawks asserted themselves fairly early, and cruised to a double-digit win without much muss or... »