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The Atlanta Hawks have proven nearly unbeatable over the last three weeks, and their most recent win may have been their most impressive to date. The Houston Rockets were nowhere near their best last time out. Atlanta looks to stay hot Saturday night against the Rockets, who try to avoid dropping back-to-back home games for the first time in over a year. The Hawks (18-7) have won...
Via AP on Fox
55 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Defense, Depth key to recent run

On November 26, the Hawks gave up 126 points to the Toronto Raptors in an uninspired loss at home. Since that embarrassment, they’ve won 11 of their past 12 games and have held 10 of those opponents to under 100 points, and six to under 90. Though forward Paul Millsap is near the league lead in steals per game, the Hawks defensive success is a tribute to their cohesive team positioning...
Via isportsweb.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

The Evolution of Paul: How Hawks' Millsap became a deep threat

ATLANTA -- Paul Millsap stepped into the paint in a recent game against the Magic at Philips Arena, setting a pick for Dennis Schroder. The Hawks point guard dribbled in, drawing defenders, and with his man having left his side, Millsap rolled toward the top of the 3-point line. Schroder kicked the ball out and the Atlanta power forward squared his feet, pulled up and cleanly drained...
Via Fox Sports South
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron Drops Thabo Sefolosha With Crossover (Video)

LeBron is not usually known for his handle, but he put on display Wednesday when he made a really good defender look silly. Thabo Sefolosha is one of the more sound defenders in the league, but he was no match for this crossover from James. It was the only good thing to happen for James as the visiting Atlanta Hawks blew out the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-98.
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks Game Recap: Hawks Get Revenge, Dominate Cavs

(Cleveland, OH) – Despite yet another hot start in the first quarter, the Cleveland Cavaliers rapidly cooled off in a 127-98 drubbing delivered by the Atlanta Hawks at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday Night. After a 127-94 blowout loss to the Cavs a little over a month ago on November 15 in Cleveland, the Hawks were very hungry for revenge. The Hawks seized the opportunity and...
Via Cavaliers Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No excuse, and none given, for Cavs' flawed effort vs. Hawks

Random thoughts on the Cavaliers' embarrassment of a 127-98 home loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday: 1. The Cavaliers weren't physical, they didn't rebound and they certainly did not defend. Other than that, the night was a smash hit. 2. How bad was it? Bad enough that Cavs coach David Blatt felt the need to apologize to fans. That doesn't happen often in the NBA. But it was...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs vs Hawks Behind the Box Score: Payback

Atlanta Hawks (18-7) 125 Cleveland Cavaliers (14-10) 96 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter At the end of the first quarter, the Cleveland Cavaliers were leading the Atlanta Hawks by a 34-26 margin. In what was hoped to be a good matchup between two of the Eastern Conference’s better teams, the Cavaliers looked like they were up for...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Drops A Nasty Crossover On Thabo Sefolosha

LeBron James put a sick crossover on the Hawks Thabo Sefolosha Wednesday night, continuing to prove he is the best in the world.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Surprising Hawks come to Cleveland

Even with one of the best records in the Eastern Conference, the Atlanta Hawks still have plenty of doubters. Given a marquee chance to silence them heading into Christmas, they're off to a good start. After knocking off the Central Division's top team, the Hawks begin a demanding three-game road trip Wednesday night looking to avenge an ugly loss to LeBron James and the Cleveland...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks eager to show strong start is no fluke

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks know it's going to take more than a couple of strong months to prove this franchise has really turned things around after so many dashed hopes. The next week or so could be very telling. After a tumultuous summer, the Hawks are off to a promising start with a roster that's short on megastars but deep in versatility. Already, they've strung together...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague Commits Brutal Tavel, Gets Absolutely Rejected By Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose was a bit off his game Monday against the Atlanta Hawks, but the 26-year-old point guard did provide the highlight-reel block. Watch as Jeff Teague commits a blantant travel violation and then Rose comes in for the block. Rose finished with 14 points, 8 assists and 6 turnovers on the night. [MarcusD, Vine] The post Jeff Teague Commits Brutal Tavel, Gets Absolutely Rejected...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Hits Acrobatic Shot Over Hawks’ Jeff Teague

Derrick Rose played one of his worst games of the season Monday against the Hawks, but he did provide some highlights in the 14-point night. Watch as Rose gets the foul call after driving on Jeff Teague and finishes off the glass. The post Derrick Rose Hits Acrobatic Shot Over Hawks’ Jeff Teague appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hawks continue success at home with win over Bulls

Going inside the Atlanta Hawks' 93-86 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night at Philips Arena: THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Hawks maintain home dominance as schedule toughens Philips Arena is quickly becoming a safe haven for the Atlanta Hawks, regardless of the level of competition. With a closely contested yet convincing win over the Chicago Bulls, one of the favorites in the Eastern...
Via Fox Sports South
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: The Hawks’ Success Is No Fluke

(May 2, 2014 – Source: Joe Robbins/Getty Images North America) Atlanta Hawks: The Hawks’ Success Is No Fluke By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/HoopStuff… The Atlanta Hawks have been the definition of a mediocre Eastern Conference team over the past few seasons, consistently finishing in the middle of the pack or even a little worse in terms of the Playoff race. The Hawks...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tobias Harris Hits Game Winning Shot, Magic Beat Hawks

Orlando's Tobias Harris hit the game winning shot Saturday to beat the Atlanta Hawks.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic vs. Hawks sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Orlando Magic's game against the Atlanta Hawks. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hawks defense helps extend win streak to 9 games

Going inside the Atlanta Hawks' 87-81 win over the Orlando Magic on Friday night at Philips Arena: THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Hawks still chasing 17-year-old streak There were moments during the build-up and broadcast of Friday night's Atlanta-Orlando matchup that felt like a 1990s retro nights at Philips Arena. The names, for one thing: Dikembe Mutombo, Lenny Wilkins, Steve Smith -- stars...
Via Fox Sports South
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The 76ers Are Flat-Out Terrified Of Kyle Korver’s Three-Point Capabilities

Hey, Sixers, congrats on recognizing Kyle Korver and his league-leading 55% accuracy from three-point range. However, in the future, someone should probably keep an eye on Paul Millsap. [SBNation] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Atlanta Hawks

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Atlanta Hawks who are a riding a hot streak right now having won 7 straight games, and 9 of their last 10.  Still, I like the...
Via Philadunkia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Observations through 20 games

The Atlanta Hawks have won seven straight games and nine of their last 10 to move into second position in the Eastern Conference standings behind only the Toronto Raptors. Though they have faced the easiest schedule in the league in terms of the average winning percentage of opponents played, they’ve coasted recently, winning by nearly 15 points per contest over their seven game...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks are off to a pretty good start, and things are only looking up

Their schedule may have been a little on the easy side so far to start the season, but the Atlanta Hawks are one of the Eastern Conference’s biggest surprises. Atlanta, under second-year head coach Mike Budenholzer, is 11-6 are are third in the East, and are 8-2 at home. The Hawks were a bit of a disappointment last season, winning just 38 games and sneaking into the playoffs as...
Via Crossover Chronicles
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs East: The Atlanta Hawks offensive machine

In looking at the box score of the Atlanta Hawks’ thrilling, come from behind 109-105 victory over the Boston Celtics, one statistic stands out: 36 assists. Since coach Mike Budenholzer took over at the beginning of last season, no other team in the league has had as many 30+ assist games as the Hawks. Their closest competitor? Budenholzer’s former employer, the San Antonio...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Attendance For Tonight’s Atlanta Hawks’ Game Is Very High School (Photo)

This attendance deserves to have one’s head down. We have no words to express how terrible this attendance is. Atlanta Hawks crowd looked high-schoolish tonight. pic.twitter.com/uRDkFXdJoS — Everything Georgia (@GAFollowers) December 3, 2014 Go Hawks? The post Attendance For Tonight’s Atlanta Hawks’ Game Is Very High School (Photo) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics match up well with tonight's opponent: The Atlanta Hawks

The Celtics face off against a 9-6 Hawks team tonight tip off 7:30 EST. At first glance it may appear Boston will have a very difficult time winning a game against a playoff team on the road the numbers tell a different story.Inside the NumbersAtlanta's leading scorer is Jeff Teague at 18 points a game. Both Rajon Rondo and Avery should take this as a personal affront and step up...
Via Celtics Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap plays first half with misspelled name on Hawks jersey (Photo)

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap played the first half of Wednesday night's game against Utah with his name misspelled on the back of his jersey.It is Millsap's first season with the team, but it is not his first home game in Atlanta, which makes it puzzling how the Hawks gave him a jersey with the name "Milsap" to start the game. That's a question for the...
Via Holdout Sports
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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