NBA Playoffs Simulation - Atlanta Hawks vs Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers won the #1 overall seed in the Eastern Conference, beating out the Miami Heat. Indiana has struggled since the All-Star break, but the playoffs are a new season and a chance for Paul George and his team to quite the critics. The Atlanta Hawks held onto the 8th seed by a fingernail, keeping the New York Knicks out of the playoffs. This in a season when Al Horford...
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First Round Preview: Indiana Pacers v. Atlanta Hawks

Let’s pretend you just woke up from a really long nap, one that lasted for …three months. You see that the 56-26 Indiana Pacers were hosting the 38-44 Atlanta Hawks in the first round of this year’s playoffs and you’d think ‘wow, the Pacers must have fought hard to fend off the Miami Heat en ... The post First Round Preview: Indiana Pacers v. Atlanta Hawks appeared first...
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Hawks pose different matchup for Pacers than in 2013 playoffs

ATLANTA -- A new coach, three new starters and a new style. Is it worth comparing the 2013 Atlanta Hawks' and their playoff matchup against the Indiana Pacers to the 2014 version for both? The answer is in some ways yes and in other ways no. For the Hawks, who lost in a closely contested first-round series in six games to the Pacers last season, Josh Smith is gone, Al Horford...
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Atlanta Hawks Dream Team

Center: Dikembe Mutombo Getty Images The greatest center to ever play for the Hawks was Moses Malone, but his tenure in Atlanta was short-lived, so instead I chose to pick Dikembe Mutombo. The four-time defensive player of the year is most known by younger audiences for his role in the GEICO commericals, but was also a force on the basketball court during his time in the NBA being...
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Carmelo Anthony publicly supports Mike Woodson, calls him a ‘father figure’

In a somewhat surprising turn of events, Carmelo Anthony, seemingly in a state in denial over how the Knicks missed the postseason, came out and publicly supported embattled head coach Mike Woodson during comments made on Thursday. “Mike Woodson has become a guy I can talk to, almost a father figure, a friend, a guy […] The post Carmelo Anthony publicly supports Mike Woodson...
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Hawks' Al Horford out for the entire post season

The Atlanta Hawks ended the regular season with a win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday. They enter the playoffs with the daunting task of taking on the number one seed Indiana Pacers. Although they played most of the season without center Al Horford, it's official that the Hawks will be without their leading scorer throughout the post season, making the task of upsetting...
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NBA Playoffs: Indiana Pacers vs. Atlanta Hawks

The Indiana Pacers are heavy favorites against the Atlanta Hawks (via soaringdownsouth) The Indiana Pacers were sliding down the wrong path as the regular season closed up, losing six of their last 10 games, and still managed to be the 1-seed in the Eastern Conference. On the flip side, even with the New York Knicks on their tail, the Atlanta Hawks to hold onto the 8-seed in the...
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Mike Woodson Awaits Firing Squad

Mike Woodson will be fired as Knicks head coach, it is only a matter of when.  Whether it is today, tomorrow, next week, the timing is only a formality. Former Knicks coach Larry Brown once said, “I am a dead man walking,” and while Mike Woodson’s career as Knicks coach is not yet dead, the firing squad is taking aim. Phil Jackson is the new sheriff in town and new sheriff’s...
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NBA Playoffs: Indiana Pacers vs. Atlanta Hawks

When the Indiana Pacers and Atlanta Hawks met in the regular season match up; they split, 2-2. The Pacers are coming into this series fulfilling their regular season goal which was winning the top seed in the east. But the road to earn the top seed was a bumpy one for the Pacers. After an impressive start to the season at the All-Star break, the Pacers posted a record of 40-12 and...
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Who to praise for the Atlanta Hawks being an eight seed, who’s to blame

Two weeks ago, the New York Knicks took control of the eighth seed in the Eastern conference sending many Hawks fans into panic mode. This was short lived because by the time the Hawks won its next game, they took back the eighth seed and never looked back, finishing the season strong winning six of its last eight games. Many Hawks fans were advocates of the Hawks missing the playoffs...
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Atlanta wraps up regular season with 111-103 win over Bucks

The Atlanta Hawks wrapped up the 2014 regular season Wednesday night with a 111-103 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Atlanta will open their first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers on Saturday. Getting a win is nice but the goal coming into Wednesday's game was to get most of the regulars a few minutes and then get them out of the game injury free. Mike Budenholzer...
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Chris Douglas-Roberts Hits Game-Winning Floater against Hawks

The name Chris-Douglas Roberts may look familiar to you; Derrick Rose’s former teammate at Memphis, the 6’7” shooting guard has played on a different NBA team each of the last four season. However, it seems as though CDR has maybe found a permanent home this year. On Monday night, Douglas-Roberts was trusted enough by head coach Steve Clifford to take the last shot of the game...
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Jeff Teague, Monta Ellis Named NBA Players Of The Week

Jeff Teague and Monta Ellis have been named the NBA's Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games Monday, April 7, through Sunday, April 13. Teague averaged 20.25 points and 5.75 as the Hawks went 3-1 in the week. Ellis averaged 25.7 points, 4.7 assists and 51.6 percent field-goal shooting in three games, including a 37-point performance against the Phoenix Suns
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Jeff Teague Named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Jeff Teague of the Atlanta Hawks was named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played from April 7 to April 13. Teague led the Hawks to a 3-1 record while averaging 20.3 points, 5.8 assists and 1.75 steals on the week. Behind their point guard, Atlanta clinched the East’s eighth playoff spot with wins over the Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat. Game of the week...
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Why the Atlanta Hawks made the playoffs

  In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. When examining why the Atlanta Hawks made the playoffs, this is the first thing that came to mind. It needs a little tweaking though. In the conference of dumpster fires, somebody has to finish eighth. That’s better. It’s a little harsh, but in many ways so was watching a lot of (L)Eastern conference basketball. That being...
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Hawks add Turner exec Koonin to ownership group

ATLANTA (AP) Steve Koonin is joining the Atlanta Hawks ownership group after serving as president of Turner Entertainment Networks.
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Video: Paul Pierce calls Marquis and Jeff Teague "the ugliest brothers in the league"

Need a laugh? During Friday night's Brooklyn Nets-Atlanta Hawks game, the broadcast picked up Paul Pierce joking around off-camera.You can hear Pierce calling Marquis and Jeff Teague "the ugliest brothers in the league, by far" in the video above (by The Brooklyn Game on YouTube). He goes on to emphasize "by far" multiple times.
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Hawks To Hire Steve Koonin Of Turner As CEO

The Atlanta Hawks will soon name Steve Koonin, currently the president of Turner Entertainment Networks, as the franchise's chief executive officer. An announcement could come this week. Koonin oversees programming, marketing, scheduling, strategy and operations for TNT, TBS, Turner Classic Movies and truTV. The Hawks have been trying to improve their image, as they currently...
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Hawks halt Heat, clinch No. 8 seed in East playoffs

ATLANTA -- Here are three things we learned from the Hawks' 98-85 victory over the Miami Heat, clinching Atlanta's seventh consecutive postseason appearance and a season-series split against the defending champions (2-all): 1. Kudos to the Hawks for wrapping up a playoff spot earlier than expected On April 2, just 10 days ago, the Hawks suffered a gut-wrenching home defeat...
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Three Hits: Hawks halt Heat, clinch No. 8 seed in East playoffs

ATLANTA -- Here are three things we learned from the Hawks' 98-85 victory over the Miami Heat, clinching Atlanta's seventh consecutive postseason appearance and a season-series split against the defending champions (2-all): 1. Kudos to the Hawks for wrapping up a playoff spot earlier than expected On April 2, just 10 days ago, the Hawks suffered a gut-wrenching home defeat...
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Heat lose to Hawks on road, fall into tie with Pacers in East

ATLANTA (AP) -- Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Lou Williams had 18 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and the Atlanta Hawks earned the Eastern Conference's final playoff spot with a 98-85 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night. Atlanta's third straight victory eliminated the New York Knicks from playoff contention. Williams scored the Hawks' last 12 points....
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Jeff Teague Killer Crossover On Brother Marquis Teague (Video)

The Atlanta Hawks have been trying to close in on the eight-playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Not only did Atlanta pull off the victory against Brooklyn with the score of 93-88, we also got to see the Teague brothers go at it on the floor. Photo Credit: NBA/YouTube Hawks’ Jeff Teague showed his little brother Marquis Teague (Nets) why he’s still the better point guard...
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Did Paul Pierce rip on Teague brothers' looks?

Paul Pierce was heard clowning siblings Jeff and Marquis Teague during Friday’s Atlanta Hawks-Brooklyn Nets game. Pierce called the pair the “ugliest brothers in the league, by far.” So ugly in fact, that he repeated by far two more times with added emphasis. photo by: Keith Allison The post Paul Pierce Calls Jeff, Marquis...
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Jeff Teague Gets Filthy Ankle-Breaker Own Brother Marquis Teague (Video)

Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague is a force not to be reckoned with in the open court. Teague shows no love as he breaks the ankles of his own younger brother Marquis Teague with a sensational hesitation crossover, leaving Marquis falling to the floor. Hawks point guard Teague contributed 22 points and three rebounds in a 93-88 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on the road. Most...
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Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap lead Atlanta over Brooklyn 93-88

The Atlanta Hawks capture their second straight impressive win on the road 93-88 over the Brooklyn Nets. The victory snaps Brooklyn's 15-game home winning streak and reduces Atlanta's magic number to just one with three games left to play. Atlanta fell behind early but rallied with a 39 points second quarter to take a 55-47 lead at halftime. Jeff Teague scored 14 of his...
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