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  1. Hawks' beef wears down Celtics

    Henry Abbott

    By John Hollinger ATLANTA -- Rookie coach Larry Drew has taken a lot of heat for his stewardship of the Atlanta Hawks this season, but for the second straight game he had all the right answers as the Hawks beat an Eastern Conference contender. ...

    Blog | April 01, 2011
  2. John Hollinger on Joe Johnson's big bad deal

    Henry Abbott

    The stat geeks have always said not to pay Joe Johnson like a superstar, and now that the Hawks are poised to do just that, John Hollinger (Insider) does some more explaining as to why that's a bad idea: Virtually every shred of evidence indicates t...

    Blog | July 05, 2010
  3. Woodson's tenure unusual 'til the end

    Henry Abbott

    By John Hollinger There was a certain irony to the postgame eulogies after the Orlando Magic put the Hawks out of their misery Monday night. On the one hand, you had Joe Johnson, knowing the team wanted him to stay but hinting that he was proba...

    Blog | May 14, 2010
  4. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    John Hollinger (Insider) has just written one of the most insightful basketball things I've read in a long time. He notes that two offenses -- the Hawks' and Blazers' -- are among the most efficient in the NBA with a similar style. They slow the pace...

    Blog | May 06, 2010
  5. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Daryl Morey's Facebook page: "My 8-year-old was playing NBA Live today & told me 'I figured out the strategy to beat the game.' Oh what is that? 'Just give the ball to Kobe.'" Gregg Popovich's beautiful inbounds play. John Hollinger ranks the...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  6. Mental mistakes undo Bucks in OT

    Henry Abbott

    By John Hollinger ATLANTA -- A play here... a play there. That may be all that separates the playoffs from the lottery for five teams in the Eastern Conference, a quintet that projects to finish within one game of each other according to this mornin...

    Blog | February 28, 2010
  7. Boston 'hit' plan perks up Crawford

    Henry Abbott

    By John Hollinger ATLANTA -- As far as hits go, this one was a big miss. Prior to Friday's Hawks-Celtics game, Boston center Kendrick Perkins said his team "put a hit out" on Hawks guard Jamal Crawford, who had burned the Celtics for 18, 18, an...

    Blog | January 30, 2010
  8. Thunderous jam helps OKC match win total

    Henry Abbott

    By John Hollinger ATLANTA -- If you're measuring how far the Oklahoma City Thunder have come in a year, consider this: Last season, the Thunder needed all 82 games just to win 23. This year, they did it in half the time. Unbelievably, the Thund...

    Blog | January 18, 2010
  9. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    John Hollinger in The New York Sun on trading Jason Kidd: "At the end of the day one realistic option stands out: The L.A. Lakers. There are multiple ways a deal could work. The simplest is for the Nets to get Lamar Odom and a few scraps from the Lak...

    Blog | January 30, 2008