Injury Update: Smoove Out, Allen In

Friday, May 4, 2012
By Jon Newberry

Atlanta’s Josh Smith and Boston’s Ray Allen were both “gametime decisions” for Game 3 on Friday night, and the “decisions” did not go in the Hawks’ favor. Smith opted to rest his ailing left knee and aim for a return on Sunday night’s Game 4, and Allen suited up for his first live action... »

Game 2 Game Notes

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
By Jon Newberry

— The Hawks let an 11-point second half lead get away, falling to Boston 87-80 at Philips Arena on Tuesday. — Joe Johnson led the Hawks with 22 points, Jeff Teague put in 18 and Josh Smith tallied 16 points and 12 rebounds before leaving the game late with a sprained left knee. —... »

Game 2: Defending Home Court

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
By Jon Newberry

With Rajon Rondo suspended for Game 2 tonight at the Highlight Factory, many are anticipating an easier road to victory for the Hawks. Joe Johnson knows better than to take anything for granted, especially during the playoffs. “This is a totally different time of the year,” Joe said this morning after shootaround. “We understand... »

Clearing Up the Playoff Picture – 4.10.12

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
By Jon Newberry
Clearing Up the Playoff Picture – 4.10.12

With such a tight race involving so many teams, almost every night will feature at least one game with playoff implications. Here on the blog we will provide a daily update on the standings, what games to watch, and where to find the best analysis about the Hawks’ position. Who Owns the Tie-Breakers? With... »

Injury Update – 3.18.12

Sunday, March 18, 2012
By Jon Newberry

Larry Drew will have his work cut out for him again today in Cleveland when he is trying to find the right combinations to put out on the court. The Hawks will have five players sidelined due to injury/illness, leaving just 10 healthy bodies to try and steal a road win against the Cavs.... »

Ready for Some Home Cookin’

Friday, March 16, 2012
By Jon Newberry

After six road games in nine days any team would welcome the site of their home court (and their home beds). The good news for the Hawks is that their tough road stretches for this shortened season are behind them now. Atlanta has now played 25 road games (the most in the NBA), seven... »

These Guys are Good…

Monday, March 12, 2012
By Jon Newberry

As we prepare for the productivity of the entire nation to drop off this Thursday as the NCAA tournament kicks into full gear, we felt that it was a good time to remind fans that the best players in the world play in the NBA. One benefit of getting access to practice is that... »

So Close…

Thursday, March 8, 2012
By Jon Newberry

MIAMI 89 – ATLANTA 86 BOX SCORE – AP RECAP – HIGHLIGHTS – POSTGAME w/ STACKHOUSE The Hawks had their three-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday night, falling by a final score of 89-86 to the division-leading Heat in Miami. One-possession games are always frustrating since there are plenty of decisions and missed opportunities... »

Hawks Fight Off Pacers for Third Straight Win

Wednesday, March 7, 2012
By Jon Newberry

ATLANTA 101 – INDIANA 96 BOX SCORE – AP RECAP – PHOTOS – HIGHLIGHTS The Hawks battled there way to a tough 101-96 road win over the Pacers on Tuesday night behind 27 points and nine rebounds from Josh Smith. Atlanta raced out to a 16-point lead early in the second quarter before Indiana... »

Injury Update from Indiana

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
By Jon Newberry

Larry Drew just held his pregame meeting with the media and announced that Willie Green and Joe Johnson will both be out again tonight for the Hawks, while Tracy McGrady (knee) and Jerry Stackhouse (stomach virus) will be in uniform and available. The starting lineup will be the same as the last two games... »