Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 11/18/14
The Hawks have been in Atlanta since 1968, but have existed as a franchise since 1949.  In those 64 seasons, the Hawks have scored 65 or fewer points 66 times.  They have failed to score 60 points just 21 times.  On Monday night, the Hawks made it an even 22 in an embarrassing 97-58 loss to the Bulls.  The pathetic offensive output is the lowest since the team moved to Atlanta, and just one point more than the then Milwaukee Hawks scored in a 1955 game.  As you peruse the box score, the picture becomes even more grisly. The team shot a pitiful 29% on 24 of 82 attempts, and was just 2 of 14 from three, a paltry 14%.  Only one player reached double figures, and that was rookie PF Mike Scott, who earlier in the season had been assigned to the developmental league.  Devin Harris and Anthony Tolliver combined for zero points, despite playing over 31 minutes between them.  Every player that got into the game registered a negative +/-, with Josh Smith leading the way with a -28.  They did manage to make 80% of their free throws, but only made it to the line 10 times. In [...]
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