As the Atlanta Hawks finished off the Orlando Magic in overtime on Friday night, they have put themselves in a position where they are within reach of being atop the division or being lumped into the middle of the pack.
The Hawks are two games behind the Southeast division leaders, the Miami Heat, as the midway point of the season approaches. The Hawks are also two games ahead of the Magic, and as the Hawks begin preparing for their showdown with the Heat on Sunday the opportunity lies in front of them to make the division a two-team race.
The Hawks have added some depth with former Heat center Erick Dampier, as he was signed to a 10-day contract on Thursday. Maybe he can share a few secrets when he gets suited up, as the Hawks and Heat square off Sunday at 7:00 p.m. ET.
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