Hawks Fall on Road Once More

April 26th, 2010 by Dylan Martin Leave a reply »
Road games are always tough to win for any team but, Atlanta has had huge trouble winning on the road. Saturday night showed a huge hole in the otherwise deadly Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks have struggled on the road all season long being at a pitiful 19-22 this season. While Atlanta has had some excuses for losing on the road before, the game Saturday showed a huge flaw in Atlanta and there is no excuse now.  

In the 2008 playoffs a young, eight-seeded Hawks team exploded against the soon-to-be NBA champs Boston Celtics. Even though the Hawks took the Celtics to seven games, they were hammered on the road. However, Atlanta was young and facing the best NBA team of the 2007-2008 season.

The next year Atlanta gained the fourth seed and while they did need seven games to beat Miami they were able to win on the road. The Hawks would get swept in round two versus the Cavs.

Now in the 2010 playoffs the Hawks face hardships on the road again. However there is a major difference with this year's team. The Hawks are facing a weak sixth-seeded Bucks team.

To make matters worse for the Bucks they ar ...

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