Hawks player blames NYC police for ‘significant injury’ (Yahoo Sports)

Atlanta Hawks player Thabo Sefolosha said Tuesday he is in ''great pain'' and blamed New York City police for causing a ''significant injury'' that knocked him out for the season. The backup forward sustained a fractured right lower leg and ligament damage while being arrested with teammate Pero Antic outside a Manhattan nightclub while the Hawks were in the city to face the Brooklyn Nets last week. Sefolosha won't return until next season, costing the top-seeded Hawks a strong perimeter defender Read more [...]

Westbrook posts another triple-double; Thunder beat Hawks (Yahoo Sports)

Hours after Oklahoma City learned it might be without reigning MVP Kevin Durant for the rest of the season, Russell Westbrook had yet another triple-double and scored 17 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter to help the Thunder defeat the Atlanta Hawks 123-115 on Friday night. ''He's one of the best shooters in the world, in the NBA, and my job is to be able to read the defense. Yahoo Sports - Top News Read more [...]

Mike Scott Injury: Updates on Hawks Forward’s Toe and Return

The Atlanta Hawks will lose some size off their bench for the foreseeable future with power forward Mike Scott recovering from a broken toe on his left foot.  Continue for updates.  Scott Could Miss Rest of Regular Season Saturday, March 14 Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Scott's toe injury on Friday, noting it occurred on March 11 against Denver. He later tweeted the Hawks confirmed the injury: Even though Scott has been a valuable bench piece for the Read more [...]

Atlanta Hawks Clinch Playoff Berth After Best 60-Game Start in Franchise History

The Atlanta Hawks became the first team this season to clinch a playoff berth with Tuesday's 104-96 victory over the Houston Rockets. The Hawks' official Twitter account changed its name to "WE'RE IN!" to celebrate the occasion while reporting the news: NBA TV referenced the historic start Atlanta is off to in soaring and staying perched atop the Eastern Conference standings in 2014-15: Former NBA star Chris Webber elaborated on the unique circumstances surrounding this Hawks squad, via Turner Read more [...]

Hawks take series lead with 107-97 win at Indiana (Yahoo Sports)

Atlanta's Mike Scott hit Indiana with the first 3-point barrage Monday night. The Hawks' defense staggered the Pacers with some late stops. Now Atlanta is heading home with a chance to deliver the knockout punch to the Eastern Conference's top seed. Scott scored all 17 of his points during the Hawks' incredible second-quarter run, and the defense fended off the Pacers' frantic fourth-quarter charge to hold on for a 107-97 victory and a stunning 3-2 lead in the first-round series. Yahoo Sports Read more [...]

Atlanta Hawks vs. Indiana Pacers: Game 5 Video Highlights and Recap

After another loss in Game 4 to the Atlanta Hawks, the Indiana Pacers were firmly on the ropes. Indiana has struggled to find the form it showcased earlier in the season, when many expected the Pacers to contend with the Miami Heat for a spot in the Finals. Atlanta has pushed the Pacers to the brink, and defeat was not an option for Indiana. Watch the video for full highlights. Bleacher Report - Front Page Read more [...]

Teague, Korver lead Hawks past Pacers 98-85 (Yahoo Sports)

As the final seconds ticked off the clock, the Atlanta Hawks celebrated and their fans serenaded the Indiana Pacers with chants of ''Overrated!'' Game 3 did nothing to change that perception. The top-seeded Pacers are on the ropes again at the hands of the eighth-seeded Hawks, who finished six games below .500 during the regular season but truly believe they can pull off a major upset in the opening round of the playoffs. Atlanta is playing with confidence and swagger - and even got a crucial call Read more [...]