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Hawks dump Heat, clinch East's final playoff spot

...with a 98-85 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night.Atlanta's third consecutive victory eliminated the New York Knicks from playoff contention. Williams scored the Hawks' last 12 points.LeBron James finished with 27 points and Dwyane...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-12/hawks-dump-heat-clinch-easts-
Hawks rally past Celtics, boost playoff hopes

...Wednesday night.With four games remaining in the regular season, Atlanta increased its lead to two games over the New York Knicks for the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot.Avery Bradley finished with 24 points and Rajon Rondo had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-09/hawks-rally-past-celtics-boos
Mourning, Richmond, Williams, Richardson among 2014 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class

...Pacers coach Bob "Slick" Leonard was chosen by the ABA committee.The late Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton, of the New York Knicks, was chosen by the early African-American pioneers committee, and the late Guy Rodgers, of Temple, by the veterans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-07/mourning-richmond-williams-ri
Atlanta Hawks deal Cleveland Cavaliers' playoff hopes a blow

...Friday night in a costly setback for the Cavaliers' late-season playoff push.Atlanta moved one game ahead of the New York Knicks, who lost to Washington 90-89, in the race for the eighth playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.The Hawks had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-04/atlanta-hawks-deal-cleveland-
Bobcats starting to see change in culture

...36-38) have the seventh-best record in the Eastern Conference. They're 4½ games ahead of the ninth-place New York Knicks and can wrap up their first playoff berth since 2010 by winning four of their final eight games.Jefferson has been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-01/bobcats-starting-see-change-c
Hawks clinging to final playoff spot in East

...months, the Hawks are barely clinging to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, one game ahead of the New York Knicks with nine games left in the regular season."The eighth playoff spot is ours right now," Korver said. "We have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-01/hawks-clinging-final-playoff-
Hawks' rally falls short against Wizards

...to their first playoff spot since 2008 and can earn a postseason berth Sunday if the Golden State Warriors beat the New York Knicks.After the Wizards' sloppy 101-97 win over the free-falling Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night, they insisted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-03-29/hawks-rally-falls-short-again
Minnesota Timberwolves rout Atlanta Hawks

...the second half.Paul Millsap had 12 points and 10 rebounds for Atlanta, which has lost four in a row and has the New York Knicks right in their rearview mirror for the eighth and final playoff spot.Jeff Teague, who had averaged more than 23...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-03-26/minnesota-timberwolves-rout-a
Spurs extend 76ers' skid to 25 games

...Center Pau Gasol has been diagnosed with vertigo.Gasol isn't expected to play when the Lakers play host to the New York Knicks tonight.The 7-foot Spaniard missed the second half of Los Angeles' victory over Orlando after complaining of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-03-24/spurs-extend-76ers-skid-25-ga
Knicks extend 76ers' misery

...NEW YORK - Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 28 points as the New York Knicks defeated Philadelphia 123-110 on Monday night...played eight minutes in Saturday's home loss to the New York Knicks.The Cavs will likely take a cautious approach with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-03-10/knicks-extend-76ers-misery