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Postgame Thoughts: Hawks Clinch Playoff Spot For Sixth Straight Season

By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 107-88 win over the Raptors: – The Hawks are going to the playoffs for the sixth straight season.  As of right now, they’re in sole possession of the longest current streak in the Eastern Conference, though Boston will tie them with six once they officially clinch.  Congratulations are in order... »

Trade Deadline Recap: Hawks Mostly Quiet, Acquire Dahntay Jones and Jeremy Tyler

By Micah Hart

Well, that was exciting, wasn’t it? Despite rumors circling the Hawks for days and days, in the end, the team made a couple small moves before the NBA trade deadline on Thursday, shipping guard Anthony Morrow to Dallas in exchange for forward Dahntay Jones and acquiring F/C Jeremy Tyler from the Warriors for a future... »

Scouting the Opposition: Utah Jazz

By Micah Hart

For every home game this season, we’ll be gathering some intel on the opposing team from someone who knows them best — a team employee, a rival blogger, beat writer or broadcaster. For the Hawks’ home game Friday night against the Jazz, we reached out to the voice of the Jazz, David Locke, for his take... »

Injury Update – 3.21.12

By Jon Newberry

Well, the good news is that Willie Green will be in uniform tonight against the Cavaliers, giving the Hawks another perimeter scoring option off the bench. Green was available to play on Monday against the Celtics, but Coach Drew opted to give him another couple days to get his back and hamstring closer to... »

Update: Marvin Out, Rose Probable

By Jon Newberry

(UPDATE: 2:51pm CST – Rose is listed in the starting lineup.) Marvin Williams is attending a funeral in Seattle and will not be with the team for today’s match-up with the Bulls in Chicago. Willie Green will start at the shooting guard for Atlanta, while Joe Johnson will slide over to start in Marvin’s... »

Injuries Pile Up

By Jon Newberry

The Hawks’ injury reported is suddenly crowded. – Marvin Williams (ankle) did not travel with the team for their two-game trip – Tracy McGrady (back spasms) did not dress for the game at Indiana – Al Horford (sprained shoulder) left Wednesday’s game and will be re-evaluated on Thursday in Atlanta The good news… None... »

Winning Ugly by 18

By Jon Newberry

They say that winning ugly is a staple of good teams in the NBA. So what do they say when you win ugly… by 18 points? At times the Hawks got sloppy during Wednesday night’s home opener at the Highlight Factory, but don’t let that take away from the times that they looked like... »

Tuesday’s Training Camp Update

By Jon Newberry

The Hawks had originally scheduled for two workouts on Tuesday, but Coach Drew and his staff elected to hold one long session instead. The team started practice at 11 am and the last player (newcomer Jannero Pargo) didn’t leave the court until almost 3 pm. The big news of the day was the signing/arrival... »

Small Bite from the Injury Bug

By Jon Newberry

Word is out that Joe Johnson did not travel with the team for tonight’s game in New Jersey, and while it hasn’t officially been ruled out that he could join the team for Wednesday’s game in Toronto, it certainly isn’t likely. Joe is battling a sore Achilles’ and Mike Bibby is also questionable (back).... »

More Evidence…

By Jon Newberry

The Hawks are slowly turning doubters into believers. More and more analysts are labelling Atlanta as “contenders” these days and the evidence supporting the label continues to grow. Last night’s win over Golden State Warriors showcased the Hawks scoring depth and versatility. Atlanta scored 127 points and Joe Johnson and Jamal Crawford only had... »