Blog Entry

Hawks week 2

Posted on: November 14, 2008 5:09 pm

Overal record 3-1

Game 1- 110-92 Hawks over Toronto- The Hawks beat the Raptors fairly bad but they did  have a major loss when Josh Smith sprained his ankle late in the first quarter. But back to the game the Hawks showed a little bit of offense though there deffense did look a little bit shakey wiithout Josh Smith in the post. the difference in this game was the Hawks bench.  Ronald Murrey and Maurice Evans both played very good off the bench.  Without Smith though the interior deffense looked shakey and both Chris Bosh and Jermane Oneal got there points. Marvin Williams is proving that last season was not a fluke and that he will consistantly put up 14-18 points a game. The Hawks also got a lot of transition points and a lot of fast break points.

Game 2 89-85 Hawks- this game was a lot closer than it should have been. The Hawks should have wiped the floor with the Thunder but we really showed that we miss Josh Smith. He is a great rebounder and without him the Thunder scored a lot of points in the paint and scored a lot on second chance points. Luckily we scored a lot of points off turnovers and fast break points which in the end won us the game. Ronald Murry really looks good so far this season and he proved it again with 14 points off the bench.

Game 3 113-108 Hawks- 2 words are the reason we won the game Al Horford. 27 points and 17 rebounds. Wow what a statline. Joe Johnson also had 17 points and Mike Bibby scored 22. Are deffense looked shakey and Derrick Rose looked really good but we shot over 47 percent from the floor and we outscored them in fastbreak points. Are deffense in the backcourt looked very bad and that caused the Bulls to be able to get into the lane and score.

Game 4 103-102 Celtics- Are first loss of the season is to the team that gave us are last loss of the season last year. Paul Pierce hit a buzzer beater to beat the Hawks but if we would have had Josh Smith I think we would have won this game because KG killed us in this game. Today we proved that we can keep up with the defending champs and that is nothing to feel bad about. Joe Johnson played great and Ronald Murrey and Maurice Evans both played great off the bench. Al Horford had problems keeping up with the KG so Josh Smith was really missed in this game.


Category: NBA
Tags: Atlanta, Hawks
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