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The Atlanta Hawks won their second consecutive game after they defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 99-92 at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday night. The Sixers were led by Richaun Holmes’ 25 points while ‘The Homie’ Dario Sarić added 15 points. For the Hawks, they were led by Dwight Howard’s third 20-20 game of the season (22 points and 20 rebounds) while Tim Hardaway Jr. added 19 points.

Standings watch

The Hawks remain in control of the 5-seed, tied with the Milwaukee Bucks after the Bucks picked up a big-time win against the Boston Celtics in Boston. Behind them, the Indiana Pacers fell to the 8-seed after they were well beaten in Memphis against the Grizzlies while the Miami Heat moved into 7-seed with a road win in New York and sit just 2.5 games adrift of the 5-seed.

Just seven games remain for the Hawks.

Dwight coming up big

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The Atlanta Hawks moved to a season best eight games above .500 after they took care of the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night, 110-93. The Sixers — who were without Joel Embiid — were led by Ersan Ilyasova’s 21 points while (Sir) Robert Covington added 15 points to the Philly cause. Paul Millsap led the Hawks with 22 points.

We’re going to keep this brief enough today, with the Falcons game on and all…

Atlanta’s big second quarter sets up win

The Sixers were doing a decent job sticking with — and in front of — the Hawks in the early stages of this game but the Hawks used a very good second quarter to put the little bit of distance they needed by half time, capped by a buzzer-beater by Paul Millsap.

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It was normal day here in Ireland yesterday and I’m just scrolling through Twitter on a beautiful Irish evening — on a day where I should’ve been absorbing all The Finals media buzz — when suddenly I see the Hawks Twitter-sphere explode after Sham Charania of Yahoo Sports’ The Vertical tweeted this.

Quite the Tweet, wouldn’t you say? Out of the blue too. Even neutral fans were taken aback with this development.

Let’s give some brief context as to why this has arose:

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