Hawks Clinch Ninth Straight Playoff Berth

The Atlanta Hawks are in! The Hawks earned a playoff berth after Wizards lost at the Warriors, 102-94. This will be their ninth straight postseason berth, the longest in the Eastern Conference. The Hawks are 3rd in the Eastern Conference, holding a one game lead over the Heat, with seven regular-season games remaining. They have won four straight, nine out of 10 and 12 out of 14 games.

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The Hawks continue  the regular season tonight at the Raptors, the conclusion of a three game road trip. The Hawks then play four straight games at home against the Cavaliers, Suns, Raptors and Celtics. The season ends with a two game road trip at the Cavaliers and Wizards. The Hawks only hold a one game lead for the 3rd seed and the Southeast Division. These last seven games will be huge for playoff seeding.

The NBA playoffs begin on April 16.

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