Found March 07, 2013 on Fox Sports South:
ATLANTA Here are five things (and one bonus rant) we gleaned from the Hawks' 107-96 win over the hapless Sixers on Wednesday: 1. So much for Atlanta's irritating six-game slide against Philly You know it's a good night for the Hawks when point guard Jeff Teague (27 points, 11 assists) encounters little resistance in his dribble-drive moves to the paint. On the flip side, it's hard for the Sixers (23-37) to sell hope to a ravenous fan base when Damien Wilkins an NBA survivor at 33, but no longer in his prime must shoulder the scoring load on the tail end of back-to-back games. As such, the Hawks (54 percent shooting, 11 of 24 three-pointers made) were undaunted by the 8-0 deficit after five minutes. Over the next 14 minutes, they would steamroll the 76ers by a 48-24 count. "(Philadelphia) is a team that we've had problems with in the past. We had lost to them six straight times," said Hawks head coach Larry Drew in the postgame. "I wanted o...
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