Atlanta Hawks vs. Houston Rockets 12/20/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Two of the NBA‘s hottest teams squared off on Saturday night when the Houston Rockets took on the Atlanta Hawks. The Rockets saw a three-game win streak snapped their last time out and faced another stern test from the Hawks, who had won two straight and 11 of their last 12. 

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Atlanta Hawks vs. Houston Rockets: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

After dropping their last game to the New Orleans Pelicans, the Houston Rockets will look to make headway in a loaded Western Conference Saturday night when they host the Atlanta Hawks.

Having won 10 of their previous 12 contests prior to the New Orleans matchup, the Rockets (19-6) are very much in the playoff picture and will vie for a top spot in April. Meanwhile, Atlanta (18-7) has won 11 of its past 12 and will look to carry its momentum into Houston.

Back for his fourth game since missing 11 straight with a knee injury, Dwight Howard will be available for Houston in the post to counter a talented Hawks interior headlined by Al Horford.

Meanwhile, guards Jeff Teague and James Harden will look to set the tone for their respective offenses and lead each’s perimeter attack.

Check back before tipoff for commentary coverage throughout Saturday night’s matchup between two red-hot teams.

 

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Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers 12/17/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The surging Atlanta Hawks (18-7) grabbed their 11th victory in 12 games in a 127-98 beatdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers (14-10) at Quicken Loans Arena Wednesday.

Backup point guard Shelvin Mack led the attack for the visitors with 24 points and three assists as seven Hawks scored in double figures to hand the Cavs their worst loss of the year.

Cleveland’s LeBron James had 21 points but didn’t play in the fourth quarter, and Dion Waiters matched his points total off the bench.

Check out the video above for full highlights.

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Chicago Bulls vs. Atlanta Hawks 12/15/14: Video Highlights and Recap

It was a major Eastern Conference clash on Monday as the Chicago Bulls took on the Atlanta Hawks.

Both teams entered the meeting near the top of the standings and looking to jostle for position in a contest that shaped up to be one of the night’s best.

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Orlando Magic’s Tobias Harris Hits Game-Winner to Take Down Atlanta Hawks

The Orlando Magic pulled out a 100-99 victory thanks to an incredibly clutch shot by Tobias Harris.

With the Magic trailing 99-98 and 3.4 seconds remaining, Harris received the inbounds pass and hoisted up a miracle that found the bottom of the net as time expired to lead the Magic to a key win over the East’s third-best team.

Harris finished with 20 points and six rebounds, but most importantly, he led his team to a win. 

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Atlanta Hawks vs. Indiana Pacers 12/8/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Atlanta Hawks have been one of the surprises of the season so far, having won their last six games and sitting near the top of the Eastern Conference.

They took on the Indiana Pacers on Monday, a team that has looked lost after injuries have ravaged the roster.

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Denver Nuggets vs. Atlanta Hawks 12/7/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Winners of their last five games, the Atlanta Hawks took on the Denver Nuggets.

The Nuggets have lost their last two games, but have won seven of their last 10, and looked to turn things around in a crowded Western Conference picture.

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Atlanta Hawks Power Rankings: Evaluating Full Roster After First 6 Weeks

The Atlanta Hawks are off to a fantastic 12-6 start in the 2014-15 season, and it’s been a complete team effort—not a single Hawk ranks in the NBA‘s top 20 for points, rebounds or minutes per game.

But despite its lack of superstar talent, Atlanta has somehow sneaked into the Eastern Conference’s No. 3 slot.

Which of the Hawks players have been most instrumental to the team’s success? There’s no easy answer, since the team is so dependent on the contributions of many players.

But we’re going to do our best to answer that question by power ranking each member of the Hawks’ 15-man roster.

The players will be ranked according to their statistics and subjective level of play in the 2014-15 season—reputation and past achievement will not hold any weight.

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Atlanta Hawks vs. Brooklyn Nets 12/5/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The red-hot Atlanta Hawks looked to keep rolling on Friday night when they took on the Brooklyn Nets. The sharpshooting Hawks had won four straight and six of their last seven, and faced a veteran Nets squad coming off an overtime loss against the Spurs.

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Spurs East: The Atlanta Hawks offensive machine

In looking at the box score of the Atlanta Hawks’ thrilling, come from behind 109-105 victory over the Boston Celtics, one statistic stands out: 36 assists. Since coach Mike Budenholzer took over at the beginning of last season, no other team in the league has had as many 30+ assist games as the Hawks. Their closest competitor? Budenholzer’s former employer, the San Antonio Spurs.
Budenholzer spent 19 years with the Spurs, initially as a video coordinator, then as an assistant to Gregg Popovich for the majority of his NBA record 17 consecutive winning seasons. During that time, the team won 4 NBA Championships by way of their unselfish, team-oriented, efficient offensive attack reliant on constant ball-sharing and player movement.
When he made the move to Atlanta, there were rumblings around the league that the Hawks were destined to become the “Spurs East”, an Eastern Conference mirror of the Texas franchise. So far, they have in some respects.
The Hawks have finished second in assists per game eac

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