Archive for April, 2010

The Third Seed is Charming

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
The Third Seed is Charming

The trend of getting better every year continues. The Hawks locked up the number three seed in the Eastern Conference Playoffs last night after Boston fell to Chicago.  From 13 wins in a season to the third seed in the playoffs in a short spell of time,  the Hawks have continuously givien the fans... »

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Win in Milwaukee Brings More Clarity

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

From Finally!The 3, 4, 5, and 6 seeds have still not been locked up, but at least the scenarios are limited enough at this point that we can list them all: Hawks clinch the 3rd seed if:        – ATL defeats CLE on Wednesday OR – BOS loses to CHI on Tuesday OR... »

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Playoff Picture Is Getting Clearer

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Not much is going to be decided before the last day of the season on Wednesday (especially in the West) but at least now the “if we win” scenarios are clearer. Without going through every possible scenario, here is a breakdown of how things could shake out. First, here is an excerpt from ProBasketballTalk... »

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Joe Set to Return Tonight

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Joe Johnson participated in shootaround this morning and is expected to make his return to the lineup tonight after missing three games with an injury to his right thumb. “It’s not where I really want it to be,” Joe said after shootaround. “It’s still sore. The soreness is gonna be there for quite some time.... »

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Tonight is Big for 1st Round Match-Ups

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

First thing first… Joe is not with the team on the road trip and will not play tonight in Charlotte or tomorrow in Detroit (full story). That being said, the Hawks have had remarkable luck when it comes to injuries this season and playing without their leading scorer may be a challenge that allows... »

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Joe Sidelined with Strained Thumb

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Joe Johnson missed tonight’s win over the Pistons with a strained thumb and is officially listed as “day-to-day”. Joe originally injured his thumb while fighting for a loose ball in Wednesday’s win over the Lakers. Johnson was able to finish the game Wednesday and fought through the pain last night in Cleveland while keeping... »

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