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Game 7 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

Two of the greatest words in sports: Game Seven. The Hawks and Pacers find themselves there after an intense and grueling Game 6 in which Indiana prevailed behind strong defense and timely fourth quarter buckets.  Now we play one last time for the right to face the Washington Wizards in round two. At this... »

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... »

Game 5 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

The Indiana Pacers did what they had to do in getting a split in Atlanta to regain home-court advantage.  Their Game 4 win, particularly the second half of it, was a display of grit and will, as the team many thought to be the best in the NBA through the first half of the... »

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... »

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... »

Game 2 Scouting Report: Hawks vs. Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

After the Atlanta Hawks took Game 1 on the Indiana Pacers’ home floor, both teams had two days to look at film and make necessary adjustments before Game 2. For the Hawks, all indications are they’ll be doing what they’ve been doing all year, including Game 1.  Head Coach Mike Budenholzer said there are... »

Game 1 Scouting Report – Hawks vs. Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

The Indiana Pacers and Atlanta Hawks will kick off their playoff series Saturday in Indianapolis.  Both teams will be looking to win the all important Game 1 and set the tone for the series. The Pacers will have the home crowd behind them, but the Hawks have been there before.  Saturday will be just... »

Hawks-Pacers Playoffs Series Preview

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks will take on the Pacers in the first round of the NBA Playoffs for the second consecutive season. The two teams split their four regular season matchups, each team winning one game at home and one on the road. The Hawks will look to become the first eighth seed to defeat a... »

Scouting Report: Indiana Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks head to Indiana to face the struggling Pacers in a game that means a lot for both teams. For Indiana, wins are a must if they hope to catch the Miami Heat in the race for home-court advantage.  The Pacers currently sit one game back in the loss column, and if last... »

Scouting Report: Indiana Pacers

By Jaryd Wilson

The timing of the All-Star break couldn’t have been better for the Hawks, who lost their last five games of the first half and needed the long weekend to rest, regroup and get healthy. Unfortunately, the timing and luck aren’t always shining at the same time.  Atlanta opens the second half of the season... »