Atlanta Hawks Headlines: Reaction From Loss To Heat

This morning’s installment of Atlanta Hawks Headlines focuses on reaction to Atlanta’s loss to the Miami Heat.

Thank you for joining us for today’s edition of Atlanta Hawks Headlines.This is a daily feature at Soaring Down South. Hawks Headlines is a place where you can easily find links to the latest Hawks news, analysis, and any other type of content featuring the Atlanta Hawks.

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From Soaring Down South 2/2/17

Atlanta Hawks Fall To Miami Heat 116-93

Our recap from Atlanta’s blowout loss to the Miami Heat. The Hawks looked sluggish in their first game since winning a four overtime battle against the New York Knicks on Sunday. Atlanta’s three-point shooting was off the mark and the Heat couldn’t miss. Mike Budenholzer wisely elected to rest his starters for much of the second half.

Atlanta Hawks Game Preview: Feb. 2 at Houston Rockets

Our preview for Atlanta’s Thursday night tilt with the Houston Rockets. The Rockets have the third best record in the Western Conference and boast an MVP level player in James Harden. We predicted the Hawks to lose quite handily. Was our prediction right on the money, or did the Hawks pull off the upset?

Hawks Around The Web 2/2/17

Locked on Hawks podcast: Heat recap, trade deadline and more

On the latest episode of Locked on Hawks, Brad Rowland recaps the debacle that was the blowout loss to Miami. He also discussed the trade deadline and previewed Thursday’s game against the Houston Rockets.

Atlanta Hawks defensive effort trending in wrong direction

Kris Willis at Peachtree Hoops looks into Atlanta’s recent defensive woes. Over the last five contests they’ve allowed 119.2 points per game. They are 2-3 over those five games.

Dwight Howard leaving the Rockets was best for both sides

At SB Nation, Kristian Winfield brings up Dwight Howard‘s departure from the Houston Rockets. Winfield says that Howard’s exit from Houston was good for both sides. Howard has found a perfect role with his hometown team and the Rockets have flourished under Mike D’Antoni.

Hawks’ Dwight Howard prepared to hear boos from Rockets fans

ESPN’s Calvin Watkins reports on Dwight Howard’s expectations entering into the game against his former team. Howard said he is prepared to hear boos. That should not come as a surprise to anyone that followed his career with the Rockets.

How the Hawks’ poor early defense led to another lopsided loss

Chris Vivlamore at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution details how the Hawks’ lackluster defense led to their loss to the Heat. Their defense was particularly troubling early in the game.

That’s it for today. Check back tomorrow for more Hawks content.

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