Atlanta Hawks

Dylan Guest - May 6, 2022

After bowing out of the NBA playoffs in the first round, the Atlanta Hawks must consider making trades to improve their roster. Trae Young, of course, remains untouchable. He’s the Hawks’ leader moving forward. Other pieces, however, should be expendable as the team needs improvement and there are plenty of appealing players on the roster. Atlanta […]

Dylan Guest - Feb 17, 2022

As the All-Star break approaches, the seeding race for the playoffs continues to heat up. The NBA Eastern Conference is home to the reigning champions in the Milwaukee Bucks, and a number of solid teams up in the standings such as the Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia 76ers, and the surprising Cleveland Cavaliers. It’s more […]

Dylan Guest - Jan 24, 2022

The Atlanta Hawks are struggling. They’re by no means out of the playoff race just yet, but expectations were a lot higher after their strong campaign last season. It’s been rumored that all players, outside of Trae Young and Clint Capela, are available for trade. With a talent such as Young, the Hawks must make moves to get […]

David Knight, Editor - Jan 18, 2022

The NBA is past its halfway mark, with each team having played at least 42 games. At this point you can start to believe that teams are what their record shows. The body of work is large enough that opinions can be solidified. One of the biggest stories so far this season has been the […]

Dylan Guest - Jan 17, 2022

There are rumors circulating that the Atlanta Hawks are looking to make some more trades after already dealing Cam Reddish. Reports indicate that anyone outside of Trae Young and Clint Capela is available. The first name that pops out, in that case, is John Collins. The high-flying power forward is one of the better big men in the league and […]

Cam Reddish has made it clear that he’s unhappy in Atlanta. Hawks management has been feeling around the league hoping for a first-round pick in return, and this morning Reddish’s wish was granted. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN has reported that Cam Reddish has been traded to the New York Knicks for Kevin Knox and a […]

Lawrence George - Jan 12, 2022

The Atlanta Hawks entered the 2021-22 season with high expectations after losing to the eventual NBA Champions the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference Finals last season. Fast forward six months and the Hawks sit 12th in the Eastern Conference with a 17-22 record. Their most recent loss came against a Kawhi Leonard and Paul […]

Cam Reddish
James Piercey - Jan 8, 2022

Any time an NBA team is rebuilding, their primary goal is to draft well. The Atlanta Hawks, in a rare turn of events, may have drafted too well. Between Trae Young, John Collins, De’Andre Hunter, Kevin Huerter, and Cam Reddish, the Hawks have made a habit of drafting impact players over the last several years. […]

NBA Christmas Day headlined by Steph Curry
James Piercey - Dec 24, 2021

December 25 is a day that means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For NBA diehards, it means a slate full of deliberately chosen, high-quality NBA games as the NBA on Christmas Day is an American staple. These games are just one of 82 regular-season games for each of the […]

The first two months of the NBA season have been full of surprises. Unfortunately for Atlanta Hawks fans, one of those surprises has been a slow start. Last year’s Cinderella in the Eastern Conference, the Hawks now have to deal with being the hunted rather than the hunters. Nate McMillan’s talented young squad has been […]

Dylan Guest - Sep 30, 2021

Cam Reddish has seen his name float around in trade rumors recently. The former lottery pick and Duke Blue Devil has shown flashes of potential, opening a market of suitors. For the Atlanta Hawks, Reddish averaged over 10 points per game his rookie season but was not very efficient. Injuries held him back last season, only […]

Dylan Guest - Sep 19, 2021

The rebuilding process of the Atlanta Hawks looks to be finished. They shocked the NBA world by making it to the Eastern Conference Finals last season, and although it was an injury-riddled playoffs, the Hawks had their fair share of injuries as well. Trae Young is ascending into a legitimate superstar, while the front office has surrounded […]

Lawrence George - Sep 14, 2021

The Southeast Division is set for a shakeup after moves made during the NBA offseason. The Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, and Washington Wizards will battle it out, jockeying for playoff position. NBA 2021-22 Win/Loss Totals (Over/Under) SOUTHEAST DIVISIONAtlanta Hawks 46.5Charlotte Hornets 38.5Miami Heat 48.5Orlando Magic 22.5Washington Wizards 34.5 — The Front […]

Dylan Guest - Sep 8, 2021

The top NBA rookie candidates are typically those who are drafted within the top 10, and that’s for good reason. This season, Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green, Evan Mobley, and others top that list. This comes as no surprise as they shined prior to the NBA and should have the major roles on their new teams. With that being […]

Bucks vs. Hawks recap

The Milwaukee Bucks vs. Atlanta Hawks playoffs series featured two teams in search of their first NBA Finals appearance in decades. With star players going down with injuries on each team, the series quickly changed. Each coach was forced to make adjustments and role players were asked to elevate their games. After six hard-fought games, […]

NBA homecourt advantage
Last Word Staff - Jul 3, 2021

All across sports, we hear about the importance of homecourt. In the NBA, teams spend 82 games trying to secure homecourt throughout the playoffs, or at the very least, the first round. The goal is to ensure you play more games in front of your fans than opposing fans. The logic makes sense. The numbers […]

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