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Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks win streak ended Friday night with a loss to the Pelicans. Atlanta will look to get back in the win column in Toronto as they look for their second win over the Raptors in six days. The Hawks beat the Raptors 118-113 in overtime in Atlanta last Tuesday behind 34 points from Jeff Teague.... »

Hawks Outlast Raptors in Overtime for Fifth Straight Win

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks were able to notch their fifth straight win beating the Raptors 118-113 in overtime. Jeff Teague tied a career-high with 34 points on 11-of-18 shooting (11-for-11 from the free throw line) and added five assists and three rebounds. Despite a tough start, Paul Millsap found a way to impact the game in a number of ways... »

Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks, currently riding a season-high four-game winning streak, will welcome the Raptors into town for a tilt that has serious playoff seeding implications. The Raptors sit in the three-seed in the East at this moment, but are just one game up on the Bulls. The Hawks extended their lead over ninth-place New York... »

Hawks Close First Half With Loss In Toronto

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks (25-26) dropped their fifth game in a row heading into the All-Star break as the Raptors (28-24) were too much in the second half, rolling to a 104-83 victory.  DeMar DeRozan  led all scorers with 31 points and, after a 1-of-6 start, finished on a 10-for-13 shooting run. Without DeMarre Carroll (hamstring), the... »

Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

By Jaryd Wilson

Two teams headed in opposite directions clash in what is an important Eastern Conference matchup for playoff standings going into the All-Star break. The Toronto Raptors have been one of the hottest teams in the conference since trading Rudy Gay to Sacramento earlier this season.  A big part of that has been athletic wingman... »

Hawks Right There In Muddied East

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks haven’t been playing great basketball as of late, having lost four of their past five, but that hasn’t changed their early position as the Eastern Conference’s #3 seed thanks to some poor playing by others below them. As we approach the quarter point in the NBA season, it appears clear that the... »

Coach Bud Gets First Career Win As Head Coach

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks bounced back after an opening night loss in Dallas to get a 102-95 victory in the home opener against the Raptors. Both teams came out aggressive in the first quarter, and after 17 lead changes the Hawks were able to take a 25-24 lead into the second. Toronto got a 35-31 lead... »

Scouting Report: Toronto Raptors

By Jaryd Wilson

The Toronto Raptors are one of many Eastern Conference teams that, on paper, improved in the offseason.  Tyler Hansbrough, Steve Novak and D.J. Augustin bolster a rather nonexistent bench a season ago, and Rudy Gay enters his first full season as a Raptor. Toronto beat Boston 93-87 in their opener in Canada Wednesday night.... »

42 Days Until the Atlanta Hawks’ Season

By Robby Kalland

We are counting down the days until the Hawks’ season-opener in Dallas by giving you 50 things to be excited about this year. With 42 days left, today’s is… Bakersfield Jam The Bakersfield Jam are the NBA Developmental League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks, shared with four other teams (Phoenix Suns, Toronto Raptors, Utah... »

Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Play It Safe With Starters As Playoffs Loom

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 113-96 loss to the Raptors: - I’ll open by saying it was cool to see the Hawks pay respects to those impacted by yesterday’s tragedy in Boston.  There was a moment of silence before the game, and ‘Sweet Caroline,’ a Boston sports tradition, played at halftime.  Nice job by... »