Mike Woodson After Hawks-Magic Game One: “I Wish I Knew What Happened”

May 5th, 2010 by John Boller Leave a reply »
“I wish I knew what happened.”

Those are the exact words used by the Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Woodson after his team's 114-71 drubbing at the hands of the Orlando Magic on Tuesday.

Well, Coach Woodson, if you have not been told already, I will tell you what happened.

You and your team let the Andrew Bogut-less Milwaukee Bucks take you all they way to a seven-game series, setting yourselves up for exactly what you got—a beat down.

And not just a beat down, but a performance that seemed like they were auditioning for a spot on Orlando’s next highlight video.

The Hawks only scored a total of 21 points over the second and third quarters. The Magic held the Hawks to just 10 in the second, meanwhile notching 17 unanswered points while on the way to outscoring Atlanta 28-10 in the quarter for a 20-point halftime lead.

Dwight Howard played the game’s first 21 minutes, putting up monster numbers. He had 14 points, nine rebounds, and five blocks. Meanwhile, Woodson took Al Horford out of the game early in the first quarter after he committed a foul. Jason Collins came in for Horford and ...

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