AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Detroit Pistons played without Greg Monroe again on Tuesday night, and their top two point guards were limited.
ATLANTA - DeMarre Carroll scored 23 points and Kyle Korver put on quite a shooting display in the third quarter, carrying the Atlanta Hawks to a 101-88 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Hornets needed a little pick-me-up after a tough - and potential costly - double-overtime loss to the Washington Wizards on Friday night.
ATLANTA - DeMarre Carroll scored 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 99-86 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night.
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Atlanta Hawks want to do everything they can over their last dozen games to be as playoff-ready as possible.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks spent some extra time in the film room Monday. They didn't necessarily like what they were seeing but couldn't argue with what it showed.
ATLANTA - Tony Parker can't really explain why the San Antonio Spurs have been mediocre on the road this season.
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Thunder keep losing players and finding ways to win.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Harrison Barnes had 25 points, Andre Iguodala added 21 points and six assists, and the Golden State Warriors cruised past the Atlanta Hawks 114-95 on Wednesday night in a matchup of the NBA's top two teams.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Jeff Teague scored 23 points and Paul Millsap added 19 points and 10 rebounds to help the Atlanta Hawks set a franchise record with their 23rd road win of the season, 110-103 over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.
LOS ANGELES - Dennis Schroder had 24 points and 10 assists, Al Horford scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 91-86 on Sunday night.
PHOENIX- Paul Millsap scored 23 points and the Atlanta Hawks made five 3-pointers in the final 6:38 to pull away from the Phoenix Suns, 96-87 on Friday night.
DENVER - Danilo Gallinari had 23 points, Will Barton added 16 and the Denver Nuggets beat Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta 115-102 on Wednesday night for their eighth straight home win over the Hawks.
ATLANTA- The Hawks gave Kyle Korver the weekend off, hoping it would help him break out of his shooting slump.
PHILADELPHIA - Hollis Thompson and Luc Mbah a Moute scored 19 points apiece, and the Philadelphia 76ers surprised the short-handed Atlanta Hawks 92-84 on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - Al Horford was able to return to the court after dislocating his right pinky finger in the first game of the playoffs.
ATLANTA - Banged up and bruised, the Atlanta Hawks survived their first test as the top seed in the Eastern Conference.
ATLANTA - There's nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.
ATLANTA - They won 60 games, which is the accepted NBA standard of greatness. They blew away everyone else in the Eastern Conference - including you, LeBron James.
ATLANTA - Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha is recovering from surgery on his right leg, which he says was injured during his arrest by New York police last week.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks spent the past month doing little more than warming up for the playoffs.
CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls looked as if they were on their way to a lopsided loss. Aaron Brooks had other ideas.
ATLANTA- Rookie Langston Galloway scored a career-high 26 points, hitting all six of his 3-point attempts, and the New York Knicks stunned the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks 112-108 Monday night.
WASHINGTON - Paul Pierce was about 18 months old the last time Washington's NBA team eclipsed 45 victories in a season. The Wizards' four other current starters, including John Wall, weren't even born.
ATLANTA - Mike Muscala is making a case for postseason playing time with the Atlanta Hawks.
ATLANTA - Pero Antic said Friday he and Atlanta Hawks teammate Thabo Sefolosha were not with Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland when Copeland was stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub.
ATLANTA - Atlanta forward Thabo Sefolosha will miss the Hawks' final four regular-season games and the postseason because of a fractured right fibula and ligament damage suffered when he and teammate Pero Antic were arrested early Wednesday in New York.
NEW YORK - Al Horford made the go-ahead basket on a dunk with 19 seconds remaining, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Brooklyn Nets 114-111 on Wednesday night to complete a season sweep.
NEW YORK - Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland, his wife and another woman were stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub early Wednesday following an argument on the street near a Chelsea club that also led to the arrest of two Atlanta Hawks players, authorities said.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are hoping to accomplish something special when the playoffs start later this month.