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Hawks-Mavericks Preview

The Atlanta Hawks keep surging by playing what has been the best defense in the NBA in recent weeks. They figure to be tested by the highest-scoring team in the league when they visit the Dallas Mavericks and their new point guard Monday night. The Hawks (19-7) are limiting opponents to 97.0 points per game and have further elevated their defensive play during a 12-1 run, holding...
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Court Vision: Hawks withstand Rockets' charge; Korver sets record

Going inside the Hawks' 104-97 win over the Rockets on Saturday night in Houston. It was their 14th in the last 16 games. THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Hawks match Rockets' response with one of their own In seizing a 16-point lead on the Rockets, the Hawks had certainly cast aside any concerns that they would take a step back after Wednesday's 29-point road win over the Cavaliers (one that...
Via Fox Sports South
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hawks, Korver use late run to take down Rockets

HOUSTON -- Kyle Korver scored 22 points, including seven points late, to help the Atlanta Hawks hold on for a 104-97 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. The game was tied with three minutes left before Atlanta used a 7-0 run to make it 97-90 with just under a minute to go. Korver hit one of his four 3-pointers during that run. Atlanta made seven free throws down the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Korver leads Hawks over Houston 104-97

HOUSTON (AP) Kyle Korver scored 22 points, including seven points late, to help the Atlanta Hawks hold on for a 104-97 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. The game was tied with three minutes left before Atlanta used a 7-0 run to make it 97-90 with just under a minute to go. Korver hit one of his four 3-pointers during that run. Atlanta made seven free throws down the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hawks-Rockets Preview

The Atlanta Hawks have proven nearly unbeatable over the last three weeks, and their most recent win may have been their most impressive to date. The Houston Rockets were nowhere near their best last time out. Atlanta looks to stay hot Saturday night against the Rockets, who try to avoid dropping back-to-back home games for the first time in over a year. The Hawks (18-7) have won...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Defense, Depth key to recent run

On November 26, the Hawks gave up 126 points to the Toronto Raptors in an uninspired loss at home. Since that embarrassment, they’ve won 11 of their past 12 games and have held 10 of those opponents to under 100 points, and six to under 90. Though forward Paul Millsap is near the league lead in steals per game, the Hawks defensive success is a tribute to their cohesive team positioning...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Evolution of Paul: How Hawks' Millsap became a deep threat

ATLANTA -- Paul Millsap stepped into the paint in a recent game against the Magic at Philips Arena, setting a pick for Dennis Schroder. The Hawks point guard dribbled in, drawing defenders, and with his man having left his side, Millsap rolled toward the top of the 3-point line. Schroder kicked the ball out and the Atlanta power forward squared his feet, pulled up and cleanly drained...
Via Fox Sports South
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Drops Thabo Sefolosha With Crossover (Video)

LeBron is not usually known for his handle, but he put on display Wednesday when he made a really good defender look silly. Thabo Sefolosha is one of the more sound defenders in the league, but he was no match for this crossover from James. It was the only good thing to happen for James as the visiting Atlanta Hawks blew out the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-98.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron Drops Thabo Sefolosha With Crossover (Video)

LeBron is not usually known for his handle, but he put on display Wednesday when he made a really good defender look silly. Thabo Sefolosha is one of the more sound defenders in the league, but he was no match for this crossover from James. It was the only good thing to happen for James as the visiting Atlanta Hawks blew out the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-98.
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks Game Recap: Hawks Get Revenge, Dominate Cavs

(Cleveland, OH) – Despite yet another hot start in the first quarter, the Cleveland Cavaliers rapidly cooled off in a 127-98 drubbing delivered by the Atlanta Hawks at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday Night. After a 127-94 blowout loss to the Cavs a little over a month ago on November 15 in Cleveland, the Hawks were very hungry for revenge. The Hawks seized the opportunity and...
Via Cavaliers Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No excuse, and none given, for Cavs' flawed effort vs. Hawks

Random thoughts on the Cavaliers' embarrassment of a 127-98 home loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday: 1. The Cavaliers weren't physical, they didn't rebound and they certainly did not defend. Other than that, the night was a smash hit. 2. How bad was it? Bad enough that Cavs coach David Blatt felt the need to apologize to fans. That doesn't happen often in the NBA. But it was...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James’ Cross-Over Sends Thabo Sefolosha To The

LeBron James and the Cavs fell to the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night, but The King had a SportsCenter top 10 play. After briefly tripping, LeBron hit  Thabo Sefolosha to the ground with the combo of moves. James was credited with the assists as Matthew Dellavedova wound up hitting a three-pointer. The post LeBron James’ Cross-Over Sends Thabo Sefolosha To The appeared first on Diehardsport.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mack leads surging Hawks to blowout in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) Shelvin Mack scored a career-high 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks routed the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-98 Wednesday night for their 11th victory in 12 games. Mack, a reserve guard who came in averaging 3.8 points, made all six of his 3-pointers as the Hawks went 16 for 28 from behind the arc. Trailing 50-38 midway through the second quarter, Atlanta outscored Cleveland...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs vs Hawks Behind the Box Score: Payback

Atlanta Hawks (18-7) 125 Cleveland Cavaliers (14-10) 96 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter At the end of the first quarter, the Cleveland Cavaliers were leading the Atlanta Hawks by a 34-26 margin. In what was hoped to be a good matchup between two of the Eastern Conference’s better teams, the Cavaliers looked like they were up for...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Drops A Nasty Crossover On Thabo Sefolosha

LeBron James put a sick crossover on the Hawks Thabo Sefolosha Wednesday night, continuing to prove he is the best in the world.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Surprising Hawks come to Cleveland

Even with one of the best records in the Eastern Conference, the Atlanta Hawks still have plenty of doubters. Given a marquee chance to silence them heading into Christmas, they're off to a good start. After knocking off the Central Division's top team, the Hawks begin a demanding three-game road trip Wednesday night looking to avenge an ugly loss to LeBron James and the Cleveland...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Surprising Hawks come to Cleveland

Even with one of the best records in the Eastern Conference, the Atlanta Hawks still have plenty of doubters. Given a marquee chance to silence them heading into Christmas, they're off to a good start. After knocking off the Central Division's top team, the Hawks begin a demanding three-game road trip Wednesday night looking to avenge an ugly loss to LeBron James and the Cleveland...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks eager to show strong start is no fluke

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks know it's going to take more than a couple of strong months to prove this franchise has really turned things around after so many dashed hopes. The next week or so could be very telling. After a tumultuous summer, the Hawks are off to a promising start with a roster that's short on megastars but deep in versatility. Already, they've strung together...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague Commits Brutal Tavel, Gets Absolutely Rejected By Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose was a bit off his game Monday against the Atlanta Hawks, but the 26-year-old point guard did provide the highlight-reel block. Watch as Jeff Teague commits a blantant travel violation and then Rose comes in for the block. Rose finished with 14 points, 8 assists and 6 turnovers on the night. [MarcusD, Vine] The post Jeff Teague Commits Brutal Tavel, Gets Absolutely Rejected...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Hits Acrobatic Shot Over Hawks’ Jeff Teague

Derrick Rose played one of his worst games of the season Monday against the Hawks, but he did provide some highlights in the 14-point night. Watch as Rose gets the foul call after driving on Jeff Teague and finishes off the glass. The post Derrick Rose Hits Acrobatic Shot Over Hawks’ Jeff Teague appeared first on Diehardsport.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hawks continue success at home with win over Bulls

Going inside the Atlanta Hawks' 93-86 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night at Philips Arena: THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Hawks maintain home dominance as schedule toughens Philips Arena is quickly becoming a safe haven for the Atlanta Hawks, regardless of the level of competition. With a closely contested yet convincing win over the Chicago Bulls, one of the favorites in the Eastern...
Via Fox Sports South
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: The Hawks’ Success Is No Fluke

(May 2, 2014 – Source: Joe Robbins/Getty Images North America) Atlanta Hawks: The Hawks’ Success Is No Fluke By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/HoopStuff… The Atlanta Hawks have been the definition of a mediocre Eastern Conference team over the past few seasons, consistently finishing in the middle of the pack or even a little worse in terms of the Playoff race. The Hawks...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tobias Harris Hits Game Winning Shot, Magic Beat Hawks

Orlando's Tobias Harris hit the game winning shot Saturday to beat the Atlanta Hawks.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tobias Harris makes buzzer-beating jumper to beat Atlanta Hawks

Tobias Harris has had a knack of making game-winning shots for the Orlando Magic, including this one against the Philadelphia 76ers. This time around, he knocks the Atlanta Hawks out with this shot and stops their winning streak: The Magic get their 10th win of the season while snapping the Hawks’ nine-game win streak. Tobias Harris bails out the Magic once again. *** Tobias...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Injury Update: Vucevic will start against the Hawks tonight

The Orlando Magic head into tonight's game against the Atlanta Hawks with a record of 9-16, fourth in the Southeast Division. The Magic have struggled, particularly on the offensive end, are 26th in the NBA in scoring. Help should be on the way tonight, as center Nikola Vucevic will be back in the starting lineup after missing time with a back injury.   Mike via Wikimedia CommonsI...
Via NBA Injury News
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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