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Hawks Shut Down Rockets For Second Straight Win

By Robby Kalland

The Hawks’ (20-17) offense struggled but their defense held the Rockets’ (23-14) offense — 4th highest scoring in the NBA coming in — to just 80 points on 41.4% shooting (31.6% from three) as the Hawks won 83-80. Atlanta’s defense forced 18 turnovers, leading to 16 points, and the Hawks as a team got... »

Hawks Struggle On D In Loss To Houston

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 113-84 loss to the Rockets: – The Hawks struggled on both ends of the floor, but particularly on the defensive end, where the Rockets scored 113 points, shot 55 percent from the field and drew 24 fouls, all without two prolific scorers in James Harden and Jeremy Lin.  After... »