The 2015-16 season is upon us and Opening Week tickets are on sale now. With new uniforms, a new court and new start times, there is plenty to be excited about. The Hawks take on the Detroit Pistons on October 27th to open the season at home and then face the Charlotte Hornets on October 30th at Philips Arena.
Atlanta enters the '15-16 season after closing out their most successful season to date. For the first time in franchise history, the Hawks extended their playoff run advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs. The ’14-15 season was also highlighted by claiming the Southeast Division, setting a franchise record for sellouts with 25 and enjoying a 19-game winning streak which tied for the 5th best in NBA history. The Hawks were the 1st team in League history to go 17-0 in a month and went on to record a franchise-best 60 wins as well.
Atlanta has reached the NBA playoffs in each of the last eight seasons, which marks the longest active streak in the Eastern Conference and the longest run in team history as well as advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals four times over that span. The Hawks and Philips Arena aim to provide one of the best home-court advantages in the NBA.
The Atlanta Hawks, a member of the National Basketball Association since 1949, play in the Southeast Division, along with the Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic and Washington Wizards.
The 2014-15 season marks Mike Budenholzer’s 2nd season as the head coach of the Hawks when he was also named the NBA Coach of the Year after leading the Hawks to a 60-22 regular season record. He is the 12th full-time head coach in Hawks history.
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