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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Hawks taking Nets seriously in first round

ATLANTA - There's nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs. But Atlanta knows from experience that a No. 8 seed ...
By Paul Newberry

Friday, April 17, 2015

Hawks getting little respect as a title contender

ATLANTA - They won 60 games, which is the accepted NBA standard of greatness. They blew away everyone else in the Eastern Conference - including you, LeBron James.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Title favorite isn't clear in wide-open NBA playoffs

Sweet-shooting Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors have the best record, an unmatched home-court advantage, and the understanding that means nothing now.
By Brian Mahoney

Hawks looking to recapture form in playoffs

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks spent the past month doing little more than warming up for the playoffs. Now it's time to get real again.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Bulls rally past Hawks

CHICAGO - Aaron Brooks scored 23 points and the Chicago Bulls rallied from 18 down to beat the Atlanta Hawks 91-85 on Wednesday night in the regular-season finale.
By Andrew Seligman

Pelicans top Spurs, clinch playoff spot

NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis had 31 points and 13 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans earned their first playoff berth since 2011 with a 108-103 victory.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Pacers keep playoff hopes alive with double OT win

INDIANAPOLIS - C.J. Miles scored 25 points, George Hill added 24 and together they keyed a 7-2 spurt to open the second overtime Tuesday night as Indiana kept its playoff hopes alive with a 99-95 ...

Monday, April 13, 2015

Rookie's big night helps Knicks stun Hawks

ATLANTA - Rookie Langston Galloway scored a career-high 26 points, hitting all six of his 3-point attempts, and the New York Knicks stunned the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks 112-108 on Monday night.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Resting Hawks fall to Wizards

WASHINGTON -- John Wall had no trouble finding his rhythm, producing 24 points and nine assists Sunday night to lead the Wizards to a win over a second-string group of Atlanta Hawks 108-99.
By Howard Fendrich

Spurs continue to surge

SAN ANTONIO - Tim Duncan had 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead the San Antonio Spurs to their 11th consecutive victory, 107-91 over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night.

Kidd-Gilchrist becomes more balanced threat

As the Charlotte Hornets limp to the finish of a disappointing season, all Michael Kidd-Gilchrist can do is watch helplessly from the sideline.
By Jon Krawczynski

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Heat pushed to brink of elimination

MIAMI - Lou Williams scored 29 points, DeMar DeRozan added 24 and the Toronto Raptors put the Miami Heat on the brink of playoff elimination with a 107-104 victory Saturday night.

Warriors, Bogut reap rewards of healthy season

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Golden State Warriors bet on Andrew Bogut staying healthy when they signed him to a three-year, $36 million extension before last season, and Bogut bet on himself by taking ...
By Antonio Gonzalez

Friday, April 10, 2015

Hawks pummel Hornets, reach 60-win plateau

ATLANTA -Mike Muscala scored 17 points, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Charlotte Hornets 104-80 on Friday night to reach 60 wins for the first time in franchise history.

Antic says he, teammate were in wrong place at wrong time

ATLANTA - Pero Antic said Friday he and Atlanta Hawks teammate Thabo Sefolosha were not with Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland when Copeland was stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Huge second-half run propels Bulls

MIAMI - Pau Gasol had 16 points and 15 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls easily wiped out a 19-point halftime deficit to beat Miami 89-78 on Thursday night, dealing a huge blow to the Heat's playoff ...

Sparks' Parker to miss start of WNBA season

Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker will sit out at least the beginning of the upcoming WNBA season to rest.
By Doug Feinberg

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Magic spoil Rose's return

ORLANDO, Fla. - Victor Oladipo had 23 points and scored on a layup with 1.5 seconds left to give the Orlando Magic a 105-103 victory over Chicago on Wednesday night, spoiling Derrick Rose's return ...

Late dunk lifts short-handed Hawks

NEW YORK - Al Horford made the go-ahead basket on a dunk with 19 seconds remaining, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Brooklyn Nets 114-111 on Wednesday night to complete a season sweep.
By Brian Mahoney

Pacer stabbed; 2 Hawks arrested on obstruction charges

Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland, his girlfriend and another woman were stabbed early Wednesday following an argument on the street that also led to the arrest of two Atlanta Hawks players.
By Colleen Long and Verena Dobnik
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