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With an average paid (but perhaps not actual) home attendance of just more than 15,000 fans per game, the Atlanta Hawks fill about 81 percent of Philips Arena on a nightly basis but are actually among the top 10 teams in NBA attendance -- though you wouldn't know it from most pictures: @ darrenrovell 2 minutes AFTER tip off in Philips Arena. #hawks #cavs twitter.com/JByler15/statu... -- Jeff Byler (@JByler15) December 1, 2012 But one would like to think that drawing people in to watch the hometown team compete in the playoffs wouldn't be a problem. The Hawks have, after all, reached the postseason in each of the last six seasons, and gotten out of the first round three times in that span, coming within two wins of the conference finals in 2011. However, a deal featured on the coupon site LivingSocial for the Hawks' two playoff games against the Indiana Pacers this weekend calls that into question. With the deal, fans can purchase a ticket in section 307 or 314 for $16, instead ...
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