>The Ups and Downs of the Atlanta Hawks

>Tonight the Atlanta Hawks head to the United Center in Chicago to meet the Bulls in the all important Game 5 of this second round series. So far the Hawks have been inconsistent to say the least, winning Games 1 and 4 by eight and 12 respectively, and dropping Games 2 and 3 by 13 … Continue reading

>Up, Up, and Away Teams

>It’s a tough time to be a favored team on your home court these days. Three of the four opening games of this round of the NBA Playoffs have been won by the lower seeded away team. First, the #8 seed Memphis Grizzlies upset the Oklahoma City Thunder. This coming after they beat #1 seed … Continue reading

>Reflections on the Hawks / Magic Series

>My knee jerk reaction to this series is, “What happened to the Magic?” That’s probably not fair to the Hawks, who with exception to Game 5 played phenomenal basketball for first year head coach Larry Drew, but when you’re the Magic and you get knocked out in the first round just two years removed from … Continue reading

>About Last Night…

>I honestly don’t even know what to write in this post, because I literally have zero idea what happened to the Hawks last night. After Game 4, they looked like they had the puny little Magic in the palm of their big bad strong Hawk claws. It looked as if they had the series won. … Continue reading

>The State of the Magic / Hawks Series

>Dwight Howard is a beast. That is all. I could probably actually just post that and have it be an accurate description of what is going on here, but despite Dwight’s silly numbers let’s not forget that Atlanta won one of those games. This series which stands at 1-1 continues tonight and has once again … Continue reading

>NBA Playoff Preview: First Round – #4 Orlando vs. #5 Atlanta

>To many, this is the most intriguing matchup of the first round in the Eastern Conference. To some it’s the most boring. I’m sort of on the fence. But I drew this series fair and square in the PBT playoff lottery so as The Rock says, it doesn’t matter what I think. I’m watching and … Continue reading