Atlanta Hawks

Do you want to be the smartest basketball fan in your friend group? Here’s some assistance. Each year there are players that have the potential to break into the mainstream if they perform in the right place at the right time. Some guys ball out after the all-star break, some guys explode during the playoffs, […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Aug 11, 2022

Plenty of teams in the Eastern Conference see quality NBA offseason grades due to successful summers. With this being said, plenty is still up in the air in the East, mostly due to the Brooklyn Nets and the futures of stars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Plenty of Eastern Conference teams have been rumored to be in the […]

As the entire NBA universe waits for Donovan Mitchell and Kevin Durant trades that may never come, it’s time to take stock of the flurry of activity that defined the past two weeks of the NBA offseason. We’ve previously discussed the biggest winners of the NBA’s free agency period. Now, we move on to the […]

Orange Gildersleeve - Jun 30, 2022

During the 2021-22 NBA season, defensive star Dejounte Murray took the next step. The star point guard averaged 21.1 points per game, 9.2 rebounds, and 8.3 rebounds, all career-highs. His efforts earned him a runner-up finish for the 2021-22 Most Improved Player of the Year Award. Murray was also an All-Star selection this season, a […]

Kevin Durant

Recently reports have come out that with Kyrie Irving on the trade market, Kevin Durant might ask out if he leaves. With the Nets hoping not to extend Irving to a max contract they may look to change things up. The difference between Durant and Irving is Durant has been so much more consistent these […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Jun 21, 2022

The Atlanta Hawks were disappointing this past season, and making a trade is exactly what the team needs to do to shake things up. The 2020-21 season saw quick success for Trae Young and the Hawks as they clawed their way to the Eastern Conference Finals. This year, however, the Hawks looked like a shadow of […]

Bradley Beal is a player that has been in trade rumors for years. Washington has seen a lack of success, making the playoffs twice in the last five years. In the past, Beal has shut down trade rumors almost immediately. As of late, the rumors are sparking once again with Beal’s uncertainty towards the end […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - 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 […]

Jimmy Butler leading Miami Heat against the Philadelphia 76ers

For a majority of the series, Heat-Hawks was controlled by Miami. Three of their wins came by double-digits. The only one that didn’t – game five – was a game in which both Kyle Lowry and Jimmy Butler were out due to injury. As I thought it would the series went five games, Heat-Hawks Series Recap Bam […]

The Miami Heat controlled game one of their first-round series against the Atlanta Hawks from start to finish on Sunday afternoon at FTX Arena. They won by 24 points in the end and dominated most aspects of the game. I’ll look at game one and then preview the rest of the series and what game […]

Nikola Jokic leads NBA MVP race
Jonah Freelander - Apr 6, 2022

The battle for the 2022 NBA MVP is coming down to the wire.  MVP races usually sort themselves out by this point in the season. The key metrics used to determine the league’s most valuable player tend to reveal a true frontrunner come April. At a bare minimum, the MVP checks the following boxes: They’re […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Mar 15, 2022

The Atlanta Hawks have been one of the bigger surprises in the NBA this season. Surprises, however, are not always a good thing. Last season, Atlanta rode a hot streak to the Eastern Conference Finals where they ultimately came up short against the Milwaukee Bucks. Trae Young, however, dominated. This season, however, they’ve been fighting for […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - 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, Editor - 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, Editor - 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 […]

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