Don’t Sleep on the Detroit Pistons

They’re not contenders anytime soon, but the Pistons will make some noise in their conference this time around. Both Reggie Jackson and Andre Drummond are two clear-cut cases as to why they’ll mix it up with the best in the league. Drummond comes in as arguably the best offensive-rebounder in the NBA. He closed the night with 18 points and 19 boards, with eight of … Continue reading Don’t Sleep on the Detroit Pistons

Should Dennis Schroder Start as PG?

While the Pistons shook up the Hawks on opening night, one glaring story line broke out as Dennis Schroder came off the bench to ignite his team back into what almost became an embarrassment on their own home court. Schroder capped the night with a team-high 20 points, while also throwing up questions regarding the Hawks starting point guard job for months to come. While … Continue reading Should Dennis Schroder Start as PG?

2015 NBA Playoffs Matchups

  The graphic above displays the final seedings for this year’s NBA Playoffs. Continue reading 2015 NBA Playoffs Matchups

Dancer Dimes: Gabrielle – Atlanta Hawks Cheerleaders

The Atlanta Hawks Cheerleaders recently named their 28-dancer roster for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Gabrielle, a returning Hawks dancer, is one those selections. She also recently celebrated a birthday. Check out the rest of the cheerleaders here. Twitter: @Gabrielle_Lexa Twitter: @ATLHawksCheer Continue reading Dancer Dimes: Gabrielle – Atlanta Hawks Cheerleaders

Paul George lifts Pacers over Hawks to tie series up

Even without looking like the shell of their former selves, the Indiana Pacers have tied up their series against the Atlanta Hawks at two games apiece. Paul George was a big reason in Saturday’s 91-88 win to regain home court advantage, scoring a team-high 24 points in nearly 44 minutes. He also added 10 rebounds and five dimes. Roy Hibbert continues his slump (six points … Continue reading Paul George lifts Pacers over Hawks to tie series up

A Brief Look at the NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference

Eastern Conference No. 1 Indiana Pacers vs. No. 8 Atlanta Hawks – Indiana’s downward spiral has caused concerns for Pacers fan across the world. If they hope to meet Miami in the conference finals (presumably), they’ll have to get through the Hawks first. It won’t be easy, but Indiana gets it done. Pacers win in six. No. 2 Miami Heat vs. No. 7 Charlotte Bobcats … Continue reading A Brief Look at the NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference

Jeff Teague Crosses Evan Turner; Hawks Cruise through Game 1

  Atlanta was able to win the first game of the series against Indiana behind a collective effort on both sides of court tonight. Jeff Teague led the Hawks with 28 points, while Paul Millsap added 23 points of his own. The Pacers were never in sync in this game, despite Paul George’s 24 points and 10 boards. Continue reading Jeff Teague Crosses Evan Turner; Hawks Cruise through Game 1

2013-14 NBA Season Preview: Atlanta Hawks

LAST SEASON: (44-38), Lost in Eastern Conference First Round PROJECTED STARTERS: G – Jeff Teague, John Jenkins F – Paul Millsap, Kyle Korver C – Al Horford 6TH MAN: Louis Williams KEY ADDITIONS: Paul Millsap, Elton Brand KEY LOSSES: Josh Smith, Zaza Pachulia, Devin Harris, DeShawn Stevenson FORECAST: Josh Smith is out, and Millsap, a former Utah Jazz forward, is plugged into the middle for … Continue reading 2013-14 NBA Season Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Free Agency Madness: Josh Smith Signs with the Detroit Pistons

Josh Smith is leaving Atlanta, signing a four-year deal worth $56 million today with Detroit in hopes to change up a franchise that hasn’t seen a winning season since 2008. The Pistons already have great assets in their front court with Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe, but the added depth will make them a more respectable team in the East. Smith played nine years with … Continue reading Free Agency Madness: Josh Smith Signs with the Detroit Pistons

Why Tonight’s Matchups Are Important

  The Bulls are ready for the Conference Semifinals Chicago vs. Brooklyn (Bulls lead series 3-1) After a triple-overtime showdown between the Bulls and the Nets last time around, the Bulls can seal the deal tonight and move on to the second round. Chicago hasn’t looked anything like the team they were during that Game 1 loss, where they allowed 56 points in the paint. … Continue reading Why Tonight’s Matchups Are Important