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Soaring Down South Sep 21, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: How much better will the bench be this season?

The Atlanta Hawks were a lot of things last season. Scrappy, resilient, surprising. Their run to the Eastern Conference Finals surely wasn’t expected. Since then they’ve moved to retain their core of Trae Young, John Collins, and Clint Capela. In total, the trio could receive up to $378 million in new money as the roster […] Atlanta Hawks: How much better will the bench be this season? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Sep 19, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Kevin Huerter’s side could seek Bogdanovic-like deal

The Atlanta Hawks have doled out a lot of money this offseason. It wasn’t like the last offseason when they spent big money on Bogdan Bogdanovic and draft capital on Danilo Gallinari. This was Trae Young and John Collins locking in for up to $332 million combined. There was also the trade for Clint Capela […] Atlanta Hawks: Kevin Huerter’s side could seek Bogdanovic-like deal - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Sep 18, 2021

Atlanta Hawks miss out on Trae Young, land Michael Porter Jr. in 2018 re-draft

The Atlanta Hawks talented roster has really come together in the last four seasons. And while this current rebuild technically began with drafting John Collins 18th in 2017, most will say it got its rock in the 2018 NBA draft. Atlanta traded away third-overall pick Luka Doncic for fifth-overall pick Trae Young and another pick […] Atlanta Hawks miss out on Trae Young, land Michael Porter Jr. in 2018 re-draft - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Sep 17, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Can John Collins push for Most Improved Player?

Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins successfully bet on himself. After turning down a four-year, $90 million offer from the team during the season, the former Wake Forest Demon Deacon helped the team reach the Eastern Conference Finals. For his efforts, Collins was rewarded with a new contract worth up to $125 million. He and Kevin […] Atlanta Hawks: Can John Collins push for Most Improved Player? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Sep 16, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: John Collins is already one of the best in franchise history

The Atlanta Hawks did well when they drafted John Collins back in 2017, they got themselves a player who has the potential to go down in franchise history as one of their best. In his first four seasons, Collins has developed into one of the cornerstones of the franchise. He had a max-type season in […] Atlanta Hawks: John Collins is already one of the best in franchise history - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Sep 12, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: 3 legends John Collins needs to study

So the Atlanta Hawks and John Collins finally came to a contract agreement during the offseason. Some might say it is a year too late, others may say it is a few million dollars too short but the important thing is that Collins is back in the fold. As the Hawks’ longest-tenured player, it was […] Atlanta Hawks: 3 legends John Collins needs to study - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Sep 12, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: 5 worst NBA Draft lottery picks in team history

The Atlanta Hawks were the beneficiaries of their own due diligence last season. Despite dealing with numerous injuries, they still managed to make a deep run in the postseason. And they got glimpses of the potential of a young core that will seek consistency in the upcoming campaign. Trae Young and John Collins both got […] Atlanta Hawks: 5 worst NBA Draft lottery picks in team history - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Sep 10, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: 3 legends for Bogdan Bogdanovic to study

After the Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings made a mistake in their sign and trade for Bogdan Bogdanovic, the Atlanta Hawks pounced. They signed him to a long-term deal which, given how young the squad is, gives him a tremendous chance to grow with the likes of Trae Young and John Collins. It did not […] Atlanta Hawks: 3 legends for Bogdan Bogdanovic to study - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Sep 10, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks rebuild shows that the Philadelphia 76ers Process was a mistake

The Atlanta Hawks have shown that a franchise can be rebuilt in three seasons and have a level of success. It started with the drafting of John Collins, meaning that he is the longest-tenured player. It appeared that Travis Schlenk had a vision of what he wanted from his team and drafted the right players […] The Atlanta Hawks rebuild shows that the Philadelphia 76ers Process was a mistake - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Sep 9, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks have John Collins as their worst contract from the offseason

The Atlanta Hawks had an incredible offseason where they hit every metric that they could have wanted. They improved the very end of the bench by re-signing Skylar Mays to another two-way contract and added Sharife Cooper via the draft and then signing him to a two-way deal. They also bought back Lou Williams on […] The Atlanta Hawks have John Collins as their worst contract from the offseason - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Sep 7, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Tweet makes drafting John Collins look even better now

The Atlanta Hawks recent success has led to several within the organization either being rewarded or being in line for one. From superstar point guard Trae Young getting a $207-million extension to 2021 rebounding champ Clint Capela getting an additional two years and $46 million of his own. We’ve even seen mention of Assistant General […] Atlanta Hawks: Tweet makes drafting John Collins look even better now - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Sep 6, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks trade that helped define two other franchises

The Atlanta Hawks are in the early stages of the “Trae Young era” and have already shown tremendous promise. Young, heading into his fourth season, just signed a monster extension worth up to $207 million and he wasn’t the only one. John Collins also cashed in with a $125 million extension while Clint Capela got […] The Atlanta Hawks trade that helped define two other franchises - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Sep 4, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Revisiting the Clint Capela trade

The Atlanta Hawks have been rebuilding for the past four seasons, They have made several tremendous draft choices, starting with John Collins who has been with the club the longest, De’Andre Hunter Kevin Huerter, and Cam Reddish. They also made the savvy move to trade back in the 2018 NBA draft where they sent Luka Doncic […] Atlanta Hawks: Revisiting the Clint Capela trade - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Sep 3, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: What it means that John Collins is the longest tenured player

The Atlanta Hawks hit the reset button on the franchise when Travis Schlenk took over back in 2017. His first move was to select John Collins with the 19th pick in the 2017 NBA draft. This move, four seasons later, has been an inspired one. Collins has set the tone for the rebuild, His ability […] Atlanta Hawks: What it means that John Collins is the longest tenured player - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Peachtree Hoops Sep 1, 2021
Report: Hawks, Capela agree to two-year contract extension

Report: Hawks, Capela agree to two-year contract extension

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports Atlanta locks up their big man. After an outstanding 2020-21 season, center Clint Capela and the Atlanta Hawks have agreed to a two-year contract extension, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela has agreed on a two-year, $46M extension, sources tell ESPN. He had two years left on his current deal and now is under contract through 2024-2025.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 1, 2021 Capela is now locked up for at least the next four seasons along with Trae Young and John Collins, who also signed...

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