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The Atlanta Hawks Lose in Their First Summer League Game
July 13th, 2013 at 10:44 PM
The Atlanta Hawks lose their first game in the Las Vegas Summer League by a score of 90-83 to the Los Angeles Clippers.  Atlanta fans got their first chance to see the Hawks' new draft picks and coach Mike Budenholzer's new offense.  First round draft picks Dennis Shroder and Lucas...

Atlanta Hawks Fall to the Indiana Pacers in Game Five
May 2nd, 2013 at 11:31 PM
Game Five between the Atlanta Hawks and the Indiana Pacers took place in Bankers Life Field House in Indiana and just like Games One and Two, the Pacers had their way with the Hawks.  Indiana looked liked the tougher, more physical team with some defensive adjustments made by Pacers' coach...

Quotes from Coach Larry Drew After Game Four Atlanta Hawks Victory
May 1st, 2013 at 1:57 AM
Coach Larry Drew on the first half:  "This was a real gutsy performance by our guys.  The first quarter we took, I thought, a big blow from them.  We didn't do a lot of things well in the first half, but we did enough things particularly in the second quarter. ...

Atlanta Hawks Tie the Series with Indiana Pacers at Two Each
April 29th, 2013 at 11:46 PM
The Atlanta Hawks again held down the home front against the Indiana Pacers and tied the series at two game a piece.  That win brings Atlanta's total up to 13 straight games won against Indiana at Philips Arena.  Josh Smith would have a career high in scoring as he elevated...

Atlanta Hawks Bounce Back to Take Game Three Against Idiana Pacers
April 28th, 2013 at 1:08 AM
The Atlanta Hawks extended their home winning streak over the Indiana Pacers to 12 games by winning Game Three in a 90-69 beating.  Everyone assumed that the Hawks were ready to go fishing and did not give them much of a chance after the first two games, but Atlanta was...

Atlanta Hawks Fans Worried After Game One Against the Indiana Pacers
April 23rd, 2013 at 3:31 AM
After watching the Atlanta Hawks fall to the Indiana Pacers to the tune of 90-107, fans appear to be very pessimistic about their chances in this series.  The Hawks started out well jumping out to a six point lead from the tip, but after that fans proceeded to watch Paul...

The Atlanta Hawks Fall to the Toronto Raptors in Home Finale
April 17th, 2013 at 12:27 AM
After sitting in the driver's seat for the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference Playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks fell to the Toronto Raptors by a score of 113-96.  The lost puts Atlanta back in a tie with the Chicago Bulls and the Bulls hold the tie-breaker due to the series...

The Atlanta Hawks Defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 124-101
April 11th, 2013 at 2:03 AM
The Atlanta Hawks traveled up to Philadelphia to take on the 76ers, the same 76ers that have defeated Atlanta two of their past three meetings, and Coach Larry Drew had to get his team leaders together before the game to talk about playing at a high level to stop there losing streak. ...

The Atlanta Hawks Defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers
April 2nd, 2013 at 1:54 AM
The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 102-94 in Philips Arena behind the play of Devin Harris.  Harris scored the Hawks' first seven points of the game for the Hawks and 11 points in the first quarter to get Atlanta to an early lead.  The Cavs, playing without star guard...

The Atlanta Hawks Fall to the Boston Celtics
March 30th, 2013 at 7:09 PM
The Atlanta Hawks lost to the Boston Celtics by a score of  118-107.  Like always, it was a hard fought game, and the Hawks never gave up, even when Coach Larry Drew inserted the guys off the bench,  The Celtics took control of the game in the first half, and...

Atlanta Hawks: Quotes from After They Fell to the Indiana Pacers
March 26th, 2013 at 11:56 PM
After the Atlanta Hawks fell to the Indiana Pacers, Coach Larry Drew told the media that he thought the game came apart in the third quarter.  "We allowed their pressure to speed us us up and we allowed some calls to completely take us out of what our focus should...

Atlanta Hawks Fall to the Dallas Mavericks
March 19th, 2013 at 1:15 AM
After a great game against the Brooklyn Nets, the Atlanta Hawks fall short against the Dallas Mavericks.  The Atlanta Hawks started the game using a small lineup wanting to run the floor, but if running the floor meant playing little defense then that's what the Hawks did.  Dallas scored at...

Atlanta Hawks Become Another Victim to the Miami Heat
March 12th, 2013 at 10:52 PM
The Atlanta Hawks went to Miami to take on the red hot ...Heat (it sounded better in my head!) and they knew that they would have to play as close to a perfect game as possible if they were going to get the win.  The Hawks did not play perfect...

The Atlanta Hawks Drop Two Games but Need to Get Back on Track
March 10th, 2013 at 2:05 PM
The Atlanta Hawks have lost back to back games, first to the Boston Celtics in overtime and then a blowout loss the Brooklyn Nets.  It appears that the the tough road trip has taken a toll on the Hawks, but Atlanta does not want to use that as an excuse. ...

Atlanta Hawks Finish Road Trip 3-3
March 6th, 2013 at 2:55 AM
After the Atlanta Hawks defeated the Sacramento Kings at Philips Arena by a score of 122-108 a few games ago, they hit the road on a six game trip where they hoped to pick up some major victories.  The hike started out great as the Hawks put down the Milwaukee...

The Atlanta Hawks Roll Over the Detroit Pistons
February 26th, 2013 at 2:20 AM
The Atlanta Hawks went to The Palace at Auburn Hills to take on the Detroit Pistons, but the Pistons did not seem to have any interest in playing basketball as Atlanta rolled to a 114-103 win.  Al Horford put together his first 20 points, 20 rebounds since 2010 and it...

The Atlanta Hawks Down the Sacramento Kings
February 23rd, 2013 at 11:28 PM
The Atlanta Hawks played host to the Sacramento Kings and in typical Kings' fashion the Highlight Factory guests were allowed to leave with a lost.  Sacramento has lost four straight games, their last seven on the road and dropped eight of their last 10.  They have not defeated the Atlanta Hawks since February 20, 2008.    Atlanta...

The Atlanta Hawks Abuse the Orlando Magic
February 15th, 2013 at 12:24 AM
***PHOTO1***The Atlanta Hawks went to Orlando to play their final game before the NBA All Star Break, but little did they know that the Orlando Magic had already checked out for the first half of the season.  Atlanta went on a big run to start the second quarter to allow...

Quotes After the Atlanta Hawks Win Over the Dallas Mavericks
February 12th, 2013 at 10:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** Josh Smith on the win:  "It was really big.  We've always struggled in the past in this building and we did a great job of controlling momentum pretty much the whole game.  They made their runs but we answered back with some runs of our own and it's a big...

Atlanta Hawks Defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 103-92
February 8th, 2013 at 1:23 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Memphis Grizzlies in Philips Arena by playing fast and big.  The third quarter was key for the Hawks as they kept pushing the ball to extend their lead and finish with a 103-92 win. For Atlanta, Jeff Teague had a great game as he scored 22...