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"Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing." Macbeth (Act V, Scene V).

“We got a great look at the end of the game,” Hawks coach Mike Woodson said. “But it should not have come down to that. I have to do a better job of managing the game. We made a couple of plays at the end that were costly.”

How so Mike? How so? Do tell more.....

“I don’t know what I did. I guess I’ll have to look at the tape,” Horford said. “He came to me. I jumped straight up and stayed in my vicinity and the ref thought it was a foul.”

I do not know what you did either Al.

Your thoughts Joe?

“I had a great look at the end, and I thought it was going to go in. But, the truth is, we were put in a tough position.

“At the very least, we should still be out there playing. I mean, that game deserved as much. For the most part we played a great game. We just had a few mistakes that cost us.”

It should be noted that microphones are shoved in these players and coaches faces moments after a frustrating loss. It should also be noted I cannot remember the last time a Hawks player complained about a foul to the media.

My final thoughts: If you have an open 18 footer by your best player to win the game, you certainly have a right to be upset over the previous foul but probably not to complain.

Especially when your coach is claiming mismanagement down the stretch.