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How do these Hawks stack up against the ’04 Pistons?
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How do these Hawks stack up against the ’04 Pistons?

If you were to browse through the list of NBA champions since 1980, you’d find that there is just one notable outlier to the rule that suggests title contenders need a superstar to win it all — the 2003-04 Pistons. While that Detroit team featured four players who were either already multi-time All-Stars or went on to become multi-time All-Stars later in their … Continue reading

Eisenberg: Hawks’ depth and former AAU teammates prove to be deciding factors vs. Warriors
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Eisenberg: Hawks’ depth and former AAU teammates prove to be deciding factors vs. Warriors

ATLANTA — With just over a minute left in the third quarter, the Hawks and Warriors were gridlocked at 83-83. Mike Scott was sitting patiently on the bench for his opportunity to make an impact. “I always tell myself when I’m sitting there on the bench and I sense the game getting a little tight, … Continue reading

All-Star: With Wade injured, Silver has choice between Korver and Knight
Analytics / Columns / NBA

All-Star: With Wade injured, Silver has choice between Korver and Knight

Well, it happened. The Eastern Conference coaches left Kyle Korver off the All Star team. The boss vented on Twitter. However, if things proceed as they should, Adam Silver can right the wrong and send four Hawks to represent the Eastern Conference in New York. On Thursday, Dwyane Wade told the media that he was “going … Continue reading

Eisenberg: Andre Roberson is Oklahoma City’s X-Factor. Yes, Really
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Eisenberg: Andre Roberson is Oklahoma City’s X-Factor. Yes, Really

How do you measure the value of a bad shot that wasn’t taken? In the NBA, where flash outweighs substance to the common fan, it’s proven to be an exceedingly difficult proposition. And that’s the easiest way to explain why Andre Roberson of the Oklahoma City Thunder has struggled to find consistent minutes on the most star-studded team … Continue reading