3:11 AM EDT, Wed October 17, 2018
19 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks: Wild NBA 2K19 Simulation Has Hawks with 41 Wins

With the regular season only a few days away, The Score recently unveiled a wild NBA 2K19 simulation that had the Atlanta Hawks winning 41 games. As the NBA shakes off the last vestiges of the offseason, many “top players” pieces and “win projections” stories have been released over the past few days. Many of […] Atlanta Hawks: Wild NBA 2K19 Simulation Has Hawks with 41 Wins - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
20 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young Had a Promising Preseason

A quick recap of the preseason play of Trae Young, the Atlanta Hawks opening day point guard, and how he can carry over that momentum into the regular season. At this point Atlanta Hawks fans are ready for the season. So too is Trae Young, the team’s new rookie point guard. Trae Young had an […] Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young Had a Promising Preseason - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
21 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks: 3 Players Named to Bleacher Report’s Top 100

With only a few days to go before the Atlanta Hawks begin the 2018-19 regular season, let’s take a look at a recent story by Bleacher Report that ranks the Top 100 players in the NBA. The Atlanta Hawks are not expected to perform particularly well as a team in 2018-19, even though they will […] Atlanta Hawks: 3 Players Named to Bleacher Report’s Top 100 - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 15, 2018

Atlanta Hawks Ranked 28th in Entertainment Value by Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated recently released its ranking of NBA teams based on how entertaining they will be in 2018-19, and the Atlanta Hawks ranked quite low. The Atlanta Hawks are not expected to make much noise in the 2018-19 regular season, with good reason. The team is extremely young and inexperienced and the veterans the team […] Atlanta Hawks Ranked 28th in Entertainment Value by Sports Illustrated - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 15, 2018

Atlanta Hawks: John Collins Verticality is Perfect Pair to Team’s Shooting

In a recent piece on FanSided’s NBA Season Preview, Jackson Frank of The Step Back explored the upcoming season for John Collins. Even though he will be sadly injured to start the season, it seems we here at Soaring Down South aren’t the only ones within the FanSided network who are extremely high on springy […] Atlanta Hawks: John Collins Verticality is Perfect Pair to Team’s Shooting - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 14, 2018

Atlanta Hawks: Could Jeremy Lin Get Traded to the Phoenix Suns?

A recent piece on FanSided’s Sir Charles in Charge outlet debuted a new trade idea involving the Atlanta Hawks new point guard Jeremy Lin. When the Atlanta Hawks acquired Jeremy Lin from the Brooklyn Nets, many saw it (including us) as a perplexing move – especially since Dennis Schröder was still on the roster. After […] Atlanta Hawks: Could Jeremy Lin Get Traded to the Phoenix Suns? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 13, 2018

Atlanta Hawks: Is Trae Young’s Lack of Size a Problem?

After completing the team’s first week of the preseason, the Atlanta Hawks have answered quite a few questions and also brought up just as many. Notably: Is Trae Young’s size a problem in the NBA? The seismic decision by the Atlanta Hawks to trade Luka Doncic for Trae Young might have been the single-most important […] Atlanta Hawks: Is Trae Young’s Lack of Size a Problem? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 13, 2018

Atlanta Hawks Can Make the Playoffs in a Weak Eastern Conference

A look ahead to the 2018-19 season, which is only 4 days away, and a prognostication on how the Atlanta Hawks could miraculously make the 2019 playoffs. After 10 straight seasons of playoff basketball for the Atlanta Hawks, the wheels finally came off last year. The Atlanta Hawks won just 24 games en route to […] Atlanta Hawks Can Make the Playoffs in a Weak Eastern Conference - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 12, 2018

Bad News for Atlanta Hawks: John Collins Out with Ankle Injury to Start Season

The Atlanta Hawks received some bad news Friday morning about an injury to franchise cornerstone John Collins. John Collins was one of the lone bright spots for the Atlanta Hawks in 2017-18. The team trotted out multiple lineups that featured players fighting for minutes in the NBA as well as players that were nowhere near […] Bad News for Atlanta Hawks: John Collins Out with Ankle Injury to Start Season - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 12, 2018

Atlanta Hawks: 6 Players Facing the Most Pressure in 2018-19

With the regular season zooming into the picture in just over a week, the Atlanta Hawks have multiple players facing a lot of pressure in the 2018-19 season. Let’s rank them. After a long layoff, the Atlanta Hawks soared into action over the past week by playing the team’s first three preseason games since Summer […] Atlanta Hawks: 6 Players Facing the Most Pressure in 2018-19 - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 12, 2018

Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young Flashed Superstar Potential vs. Spurs

For the first time in his young career, the Atlanta Hawks Trae Young flashed some superstar potential against the San Antonio Spurs in the preseason. Some might say that NBA superstars have irrational confidence. For Atlanta Hawks fans, they know that Young already possesses immense belief in himself. Only someone who has strong faith in […] Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young Flashed Superstar Potential vs. Spurs - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 11, 2018

Atlanta Hawks: Fascinating Year Awaits Travis Schlenk and Lloyd Pierce

With the Atlanta Hawks preseason fully underway with only two games left, it’s time to look ahead to the regular season and rank the team’s potential starting lineups. The Atlanta Hawks have a plethora of new faces on the roster, which is something that felt necessary after a distressingly dull season last year that led […] Atlanta Hawks: Fascinating Year Awaits Travis Schlenk and Lloyd Pierce - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 11, 2018

Atlanta Hawks: 3 Ways Trae Young Will Impact the Team

With the Atlanta Hawks preseason fully underway and the regular season right around the corner, let’s take a look at one of the most important players on the roster: Trae Young. The Atlanta Hawks are almost unrecognizable from last year, as the team put forth an impressive roster turnaround that saw three players drafted and […] Atlanta Hawks: 3 Ways Trae Young Will Impact the Team - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 10, 2018

Trae Young Has 1st Signature Moment with Wild Game-Winner vs. Spurs

The Atlanta Hawks played a preseason game against the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night that ended in scintillating fashion – at the hands of new point guard Trae Young. Trae Young has been the center of much of attention surrounding the Atlanta Hawks this offseason and with good reason. As a sweet-shooting and eminently […] Trae Young Has 1st Signature Moment with Wild Game-Winner vs. Spurs - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 10, 2018

Atlanta Hawks Player Profile: Dewayne Dedmon a Perimeter Threat?

With the 2018-19 season looming, let’s take a look at what next year might look like for second-year Atlanta Hawks center Dewayne Dedmon. Among the bright spots of last year’s Atlanta Hawks squad was the emergence of Dewayne Dedmon as one of the Hawks’ most consistent contributors. The former USC Trojan has continued to develop […] Atlanta Hawks Player Profile: Dewayne Dedmon a Perimeter Threat? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog