Hawks Fail To Dethrone The Kings!

Atlanta matched-up against the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night at State Farm Arena, in hopes of ending their 3-game losing streak.

In the beginning of the first quarter Vince Carter shot a 3 pointer to put us on the board.

With seconds left on the clock for the 1st quarter, DeAndre  Bembre hits the rim with 2 points.

The Hawks trailed the Kings by 6 points at the end of the first quarter.

In the middle of 2nd quarter access was denied when Jeremy Lin blocked Kings Cauley-Stein.

DeAndre Brembry also shot another 2 pointer to keep the Hawks alive.

At the half the Hawks struggled to take the lead with the Kings leading by 5 points.

Close to the end of the 3rd quarter Jeremy Lin shot a two pointer.

At the end of the 3rd quarter, the Kings ran away from the Hawks with a 115-87 lead.

Close to the end of the 4th Quarter, DeAndre Bembry pass the ball to Omari Spellman for a slam dunk.

In the end the battle was loss. The Hawks succumb to the Kings 146-115, extending their losing streak to four games.

Jeremy Lin led with the top score of 23 points, Trae Young 14 points and Kent Bazemore 14 points.

After the game, we caught up with coach Lloyd Pierce.  When asked, “In this loss has he seen improvement with the team?” Pierce replied, “It’s hard too, it’s hard to find that. We know what we can do. You look at our stat sheets and take our stat sheet out.  It looks pretty good with 66 points in the paint, how many fast break points we had we shoot over 45 percent. So you know things are there when we play well we gotta figure out how to do it on a defensive end and that’s the toughest job we are having right now.”

The Hawks are now (2-6). Next up, Miami Heat on Saturday November 3, 2018 at State Farm Arena.

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