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10 Things The Atlanta Hawks Are Like

The Hawks are decent, limited, and mildly entertaining. Pretty much the epitome of mediocre. As such, they are very much like these other things.

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The Atlanta Hawks survived to fight another day after Rajon Rondo inexplicably dribbled into a corner last night. But don't be fooled: they will lose, as they have in the previous four playoffs, always in the first or second round.

In 2012, the Hawks define serviceably mediocre. Just like these other things.

Joe Johnson

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Like the Hawks, Joe Johnson, the team's centerpiece, plays a vanilla and forgettable brand of basketball that will never top the explosiveness and ability of a LeBron James or Kevin Durant despite being paid at the same level.