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Atlanta Hawks: Will the East run through the ATL?

57 games in. 25 to go. The Atlanta Hawks are still atop the Eastern Conference with an eight game lead over the Toronto Raptors. We are that much closer to being able to say that the East will have to go through the ATL to get to the finals, something we haven’t been able to say in nearly 50 years. They haven’t been perfect. A 25 point loss coming to those same Raptors exactly...
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are the Atlanta Hawks Contenders or Pretenders?

Jeff Teague #0, Al Horford #15, Paul Millsap #4, and Kyle Korver #26 of the Atlanta Hawks celebrate after a score against the Indiana Pacers on January 21, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Atlanta Hawks are by far the biggest surprise of this NBA season and currently sit in first place in the Eastern Conference with 44 wins, which...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

All-Star Horford leading charmed life with white-hot Hawks

ATLANTA -- Life's pretty good for Al Horford these days. He's a highly productive starter (per-game averages: 15.6 points/7.4 rebounds/1.3 blocks) on the Atlanta Hawks -- the NBA's best team at the break (43-11). He's been busy accepting kudos for being named the "NBA Player of the Month" for January -- an honor shared with the Hawks' entire starting five (Kyle Korver, Paul Millsap...
Via Fox Sports South
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Horford on FIBA Americas:” Canada should be the favorite to win”

Power forward Al Horford and his Atlanta Hawks have the best record in the Eastern Conference right now. While still out for the all-star break, Horford talked to the media discussing various topics. One topic that was discussed was the FIBA Americas tournament to qualify for the Olympics. With the United States already locking up a spot, Horford believes that Canada should be the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hawks blow 14-point lead, lose to Celtics

Going inside the Atlanta Hawks' 89-88 loss to the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night on the road, their last game prior to the All-Star break: THREE-POINT TAKE 1. HAWKS BUILT A LEAD, COASTED, THEN LOST Al Horford had a great game against the Celtics, notching his 13th double-double of the season in 22 points and 12 rebounds. He built the foundation for his double-double in the first...
Via Fox Sports South
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks vs. Warriors game of the year?

ATLANTA, Ga. — The Atlanta Hawks are back home at Philips Arena tonight to take on the number one team out in the west, the Golden State Warriors. Some think that this could be the NBA Finals preview, with All Stars and winning percentage playing key factors. The Hawks are coming off a 105-96 victory over a tough Washington Wizards team, who sit behind the Hawks for second in the...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Win Again, Set Record For Best Month In NBA History

You’ve heard “Atlanta Hawks win” 17 times this month.Photo credit: @ATLHawks The Atlanta Hawks win yet another game as they secured their 19th straight victory by defeating the Philadelphia 76ers 91-85 on Saturday night. The Hawks official Twitter page shared that they were the first team in NBA history to go 17-0 as they finished the month of January undefeated officially...
Via Basketball Bicker
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Atlanta Hawks the best team in the NBA?

They’re sure playing like it. No matter which way you look at it, there is no team in the NBA as hot as the Atlanta Hawks. They have a 29-8 record, they’re an astonishing league-best 22-2 since thanksgiving, and have won their last eight games against the mighty western conference. Oh yeah, and they’re ranked number one in the latest ESPN power rankings. Currently, the Hawks...
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Hawks are proving they’re legit

Prior to Thanksgiving, I wasn’t sure what to make of the Hawks. They were 7-6 and struggling on both ends of the floor despite showing promise in road games in San Antonio (close loss, 94-92)  and Washington (impressive win, 106-102). Offensively, they were tentative and looked unsure of how to work center Al Horford back into the mix after he’d missed the previous 10 months...
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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