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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 Beat Heat For Third Straight Win at Philips

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (21-19) got a victory over the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat in a high-scoring affair, 121-114. Atlanta had seven players get into double figures and shot 51.9% from the field (38.7% from three) along with going 25-of-27 (92.6%) from the free throw line in the win. Miami’s offense shot well too, particularly... »

Hawks vs. Heat MLK Day Game Preview

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks will take on the Heat on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in what will be the first of two visits by the reigning NBA champions to Atlanta this season. The Heat went through a three-game losing streak recently, but rebounded with back-to-back wins over the Sixers and the Bobcats on Friday... »

Millsap’s Absence Provides Chance For Others

By Jaryd Wilson

Paul Millsap will miss the Hawks’ game against the Miami Heat Tuesday because of tendinitis in his right elbow.  He did not make the trip, and Atlanta hopes to have him back soon, maybe as early as Wednesday against the Pistons.  In the meantime, his absence means there’s a chance for others to step... »

Scouting Report: Miami Heat

By Jaryd Wilson

The two-time defending NBA champions enter Tuesday’s matchup against Atlanta with a 7-3 record, though they’re 6-1 since a sputtering 1-2 start. The Heat have been very efficient on both sides of the ball, but especially offensively in the early going.  They lead the Eastern Conference in field goal percentage, three point percentage and... »