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Peachtree Hoops 4 hours ago
2019 NBA Draft scouting report: Nic Claxton

2019 NBA Draft scouting report: Nic Claxton

Before the 2019 NBA Draft arrives, Peachtree Hoops will break down more than 70 available prospects with an eye toward what the Atlanta Hawks may look to do in late June. This installment takes a glance at Georgia big man Nic Claxton. When Georgia Bulldogs big man Nic Claxton declared for the 2019 NBA Draft in mid-April, reaction was mixed. The talented sophomore enjoyed a breakout season in 2018-19, garnering second team All-SEC honors, and it made sense, through that optimistic lens, to attempt to capitalize on that buzz. In contrast, skeptics immediately shined a light on Claxton’s...
Soaring Down South 7 hours ago

2019 NBA Draft: 4 Sleepers Atlanta Hawks Could Draft at #10 Overall

A look at a few players that are not expected to be drafted in the lottery in the 2019 NBA Draft, but who the Atlanta Hawks could upend draft boards with if they took them at #10 overall. The Atlanta Hawks would have two nearly consecutive picks in the 2019 NBA Draft at #8 and […] 2019 NBA Draft: 4 Sleepers Atlanta Hawks Could Draft at #10 Overall - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Peachtree Hoops May 25, 2019
2019 NBA Draft scouting report: Dylan Windler

2019 NBA Draft scouting report: Dylan Windler

Belmont sharp-shooter eyeing first round selection Before the 2019 NBA Draft arrives, Peachtree Hoops will break down more than 70 available prospects with an eye toward what the Atlanta Hawks may look to do in late June. This profile breaks down Belmont forward Dylan Windler. Dylan Windler did not take a traditional route to becoming a legitimate NBA prospect and potential first round pick. Though he hails from a basketball-friendly state (Indiana), he was not heavily recruited out of high school, partially because he did not play AAU travel basketball until after his junior year of high...
Soaring Down South May 25, 2019

Atlanta Hawks: Ranking the 12 Best Fits in Free Agency

A look at the biggest needs for the Atlanta Hawks in free agency and twelve players that might fit that bill. The Atlanta Hawks improved by five wins in the 2018-19 regular season from 24 to 29 wins. However, perusing Cleaning the Glass’s stats for the whole league shows that the Hawks actually outperformed their […] Atlanta Hawks: Ranking the 12 Best Fits in Free Agency - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South May 24, 2019

Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young Given Personalized Chain by Superfan Quavo

Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks received a dope gift from one of his biggest fans recently. One of the biggest Atlanta Hawks fans, rapper Quavo of Migos, gave rookie Trae Young a gorgeous gift recently of an extremely gaudy but well-designed chain that said “Ice Trae” on it in honor of Young’s most popular […] Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young Given Personalized Chain by Superfan Quavo - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Peachtree Hoops May 24, 2019
2019 NBA Draft scouting report: Charles Bassey

2019 NBA Draft scouting report: Charles Bassey

Before the 2019 NBA Draft arrives, Peachtree Hoops will break down more than 70 available prospects with an eye toward what the Atlanta Hawks may look to do in late June. This report focuses on Western Kentucky big man Charles Bassey. Charles Bassey was a top-20 high school recruit for 2018, with ESPN ranking him higher than notable prospects Coby White and Tyler Herro. Rick Stansbury struck gold in landing the 6’11” native of Nigeria, undeniably the best recruit in Western Kentucky Hilltoppers history. Bassey’s production was far from minuscule. He was voted All-Conference USA...
Soaring Down South May 24, 2019

2019 NBA Draft: Should Atlanta Hawks Draft Tacko Fall in Second Round?

A quick peek at one of the most fascinating players in the 2019 NBA Draft – and whether or not the Atlanta Hawks should select him in the second round. Anyone who watched Duke’s run through the 2019 NCAA Tournament got to see just how impactful hulking big man Tacko Fall is on defense. The […] 2019 NBA Draft: Should Atlanta Hawks Draft Tacko Fall in Second Round? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Peachtree Hoops May 24, 2019
2019 NBA Draft scouting report: Luguentz Dort

2019 NBA Draft scouting report: Luguentz Dort

Before the 2019 NBA Draft arrives, Peachtree Hoops will break down more than 70 available prospects with an eye toward what the Atlanta Hawks may look to do in late June. This installment evaluates Arizona State guard Luguentz Dort. Luguentz Dort was one of Arizona State’s key weapons this past season, leading the Sun Devils in scoring in his lone season at the collegiate level. Measuring just below 6’3 at the combine (without shoes), Dort is an athletic guard who uses his physicality to bully his way towards the rim. His 6’8.5 wingspan makes him an interesting two-way prospect, and...
Soaring Down South May 24, 2019

2019 NBA Draft: 5 Big Men Options for Atlanta Hawks at #10 Overall

An in-depth exploration of five big men the Atlanta Hawks could select with the #10 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. After a semi-unsuccessful 2019 NBA Draft Lottery, the Atlanta Hawks will be selecting at #8 and #10 overall in the draft. While that’s certainly not the ideal scenario for the team, two Top […] 2019 NBA Draft: 5 Big Men Options for Atlanta Hawks at #10 Overall - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Hoops Habit May 23, 2019

Atlanta Hawks: 5 options for pick No. 8 in 2019 NBA Draft

The Atlanta Hawks missed out on the Zion Williamson sweepstakes, and even fell a few spots back of their original spot in the 2019 NBA Draft. Who are their likely choices at No. 8? When the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery got turned upside down, the Atlanta Hawks did not come out as winners in a […] Atlanta Hawks: 5 options for pick No. 8 in 2019 NBA Draft - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Soaring Down South May 23, 2019

Atlanta Hawks: Forget Trading Down, What About Trading Up in 2019 NBA Draft?

A look at why trading two second round picks to move up in the 2019 NBA Draft is an excellent option for the Atlanta Hawks. Though we’ve previously delved into the idea that the Atlanta Hawks trading down in the 2019 NBA Draft makes perfect sense, what about the inverse? Could trading up in the […] Atlanta Hawks: Forget Trading Down, What About Trading Up in 2019 NBA Draft? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Peachtree Hoops May 23, 2019
2019 NBA Draft scouting report: Lindell Wigginton

2019 NBA Draft scouting report: Lindell Wigginton

Before the 2019 NBA Draft arrives, Peachtree Hoops will break down more than 70 available prospects with an eye toward what the Atlanta Hawks may look to do in late June. This edition examines Iowa State’s Lindell Wigginton. Lindell Wigginton is testing the NBA Draft waters after winning the Big 12 Sixth Man of the Year award en route to helping Iowa State to a 23-win season. He been prominent on the basketball scene for a number of years now, having played for the international team in the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit and playing the final three seasons of his high school career at the famed...
Soaring Down South May 23, 2019

What 2019 NBA Draft Picks Could Atlanta Hawks Get for Taurean Prince?

A quick look at the trade value for Taurean Prince in the final year of his Atlanta Hawks contract in relation to the 2019 NBA Draft. The Atlanta Hawks will have an interesting decision this offseason regarding Taurean Prince, who will be going into his fourth season in the NBA in 2019-20 and is eligible […] What 2019 NBA Draft Picks Could Atlanta Hawks Get for Taurean Prince? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Peachtree Hoops May 23, 2019
Omari Spellman and his pursuit of happiness

Omari Spellman and his pursuit of happiness

The big man’s rookie season brought upon much self-reflection about his priorities in life. ATLANTA — The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines happiness as “a state of well-being and contentment.” However, the question of what exactly happiness is can span far beyond a seven-word sentence, entering a deep and profound world of reflection and philosophy. Insert Omari Spellman’s rookie season with the Atlanta Hawks. It was apparent from his first “milly” on June 22 at the Emory Sports Medicine Complex that Spellman was going to be the Hawks most outgoing rookie this past...
Soaring Down South May 23, 2019

2019 NBA Draft: Jaxson Hayes Could Be Starting Center on Atlanta Hawks

A quick look at how Jaxson Hayes might fit on the Atlanta Hawks were he selected in the 2019 NBA Draft. Though the ping-pong balls were unkind in the 2019 NBA Draft, the Atlanta Hawks still came away with two Top 10 picks in a draft that Hawks General Manager Travis Schlenk believes to be […] 2019 NBA Draft: Jaxson Hayes Could Be Starting Center on Atlanta Hawks - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog

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