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(1) Atlanta Hawks (60-22) vs. (8) Brooklyn Nets (38-44)

By Josh Thall

Atlanta Hawks – The Haws ran away with the conference one-seed and first place in their division, in large part to an 18-game winning streak the Hawks pieced together from late December to early February. 404 more words

NBA Playoffs

Nets Have No Advantages

Brooklyn Nets head coach Lionel Hollins had some choice words about his team as they get set for their first-round opponent Atlanta Hawks:

“I don’t think we have any advantage over the Hawks,” Nets coach Lionel Hollins said in a conference call on Thursday.

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Hawks vs. Nets Preview

It’s playoff time boys and girls and your Atlanta Hawks are the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference.  Their prize?  Joe Johnson and the Brooklyn Nets.  1,732 more words

NBA

Deron Williams takes high road after Paul Pierce diss

Before their win against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday that clinched them a playoff berth, Paul Pierce let fly on Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, the Nets, … 237 more words

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Nets Win, Pacers Lose & Hawks Will Pick #15 Again

For a team that sits #1 in the East with a record number of wins (60) for the franchise and a starting five that looks to be healthy heading into the playoffs, Hawks fans have little to get excited about on this last night of the NBA regular season.  418 more words

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Pierce Bluntly Speaks On Several NBA Players, Including His Current Teammates. (John Wall, Bradley Beal, Otto Porter, Deron Williams, Ray Allen, Lebron James, Rajan Rondo)

Just one of his quotes about one of several players he discussed . . .

“Before I got there, I looked at Deron as an MVP candidate,” Pierce said.

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Sports

Paul Pierce Slams Brooklyn

In the summer of 2013, the Brooklyn Nets pulled off a blockbuster trade that landed Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry from Boston.

A trade that turned out to be a complete disaster. 585 more words

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