Back on the beat (thanks to Ken for holding it down) to find things a bit different than when I left. The Hawks continue to win but they are doing it with consistent contributions from Marvin, Bibby and Zaza. That shouldn’t be a surprise since all three have shown they can play. It’s great timing, though. The Hawks are a much better team if those guys keep answering some of these question marks down the stretch.
Those three also happen to be guys Woody met with individually over the last week or so for candid discussions. His message?
“Pick it up, and quit succumbing and going through the motions like you don’t want to be out there,” Woody said. “They are starting to do that and they are going to have to continue to do it.”
If Bibby scores 10 points tonight it will be the first time since Nov. 29 he’s broken double figures in three straight games. That was back when he was playing heavier minutes.
Marvin says he has his “mojo” back. I knew something was up when he bucked up