The NBA Playoffs: Round One Round UpNBA fans were looking for some really good basketball to take place out West in the second round. As of right now, it looks like the battle is between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder. In round one, an...
Steve Holman On The Call (Game 5: Atlanta Hawks 110 - Boston Celtics 83)It was a slow start for the Atlanta Hawks who were down by as much as 10 points in the 2nd quarter to the Boston Celtics. Kent Bazemore would lead the turnaround hitting three straight 3-pointers giving the Hawks the lead at halftime.
Scott, Bazemore and Teague Lead Hawks In Dominant Win Over Celtics, Take Series Lead 3-2ATLANTA -- There was no comeback on Tuesday night. The Atlanta Hawks overcame a sluggish start with a sizzling run that put away the Boston Celtics 110-83 in Game 5 of an Eastern Conference first-round playoff series at Philips Arena. Atlanta forward Mike Scott came off the...
Five Things The Hawks Have To Do If They're Going To Win The Celtics SeriesBefore the Hawks and Celtics began their opening round playoff matchup, I predicted that the best of seven series would go the distance. My reasoning was based on several factors. Firstly, we were looking at a 4-5 seeded skirmish, so inherently it was set up to be evenly matched. And, each team completed its respective schedule with a 48-34 record. So the required competitive elements were...
Celtics Climb Back Into Series, Down 2-1 To Hawks After Win Friday NightBOSTON -- Isaiah Thomas received pregame texts of encouragement from the "other" Isiah Thomas and Allen Iverson before the Boston Celtics' playoff game against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night. "This" Isaiah Thomas then went out and scored 42 points to help breathe life into the...
Steve Holman on the Call (Game 3: Atlanta Hawks 103 - Boston Celtics 111)Game 3: The Atlanta Hawks found themselves in a hole early down by 17 points to the Boston Celtics at the end of the first quarter. The Hawks would battle from as much as 20 down to take their second lead of the night (lead 4-3 in the first) in the 4th quarter.
Hawks Never Trail, Dominate Celtics, Lead Series 2-0ATLANTA (AP) — The Hawks held the Boston Celtics to the lowest-scoring first quarter in the playoffs since the NBA went to the shot clock, building a 21-point lead and holding on despite an ugly shooting performance of their own for an 89-72 victory Tuesday night, giving Atlanta a 2-0 lead in the...
Steve Holman on the Call (Game 2: Atlanta Hawks 89 - Boston Celtics 72)The Atlanta Hawks came out with a fast start against the Celtics in Game 2, leading 24-7 after the first quarter. Boston's seven points are the lowest-scoring first quarter points in NBA Playoff history (shot clock era).
The Morning Sports News: "Historic Game For The Hawks"It's the Hawks and the Celtics tonight at Philips Arena, where the Hawks look to take a two games to none series lead. With the Hawks holding the early edge in the series Hugh said "this game is critical for...
Atlanta Hawks Kick-off 9th Consecutive Playoff RunYour Atlanta Hawks are in the playoffs and off to a nice start! If you've followed the Hawks for almost a decade that's just something you are used to hearing. It's a record for teams in the Eastern Conference by the way. But how have each of those playoff runs ended? Let's take a look at the last eight seasons of...
Kobe Bryant Might Be The Greatest Laker EverKobe played at an obscene level for 18 of his 20 years. The 18-time NBA All-Star scored more points than almost anyone. Need more proof?
Western Conference Playoffs Contenders and PretendersA few days ago we took a look at the Eastern Conference Pretenders and Contenders and now we turn our attention to the Western Conference...

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