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Ex Atlanta Hawks guard Brandon Goodwin finds new NBA home

Less than a week out from the start of the season ex Atlanta Hawks guard Brandon Goodwin has finally found another home in the NBA. The New York Knicks waived Dwayne Bacon in order to create the roster spot for Goodwin to be signed per Fred Katz of the Athletic. The Hawks decided not to […] Ex Atlanta Hawks guard Brandon Goodwin finds new NBA home - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
22 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks: Bogdan Bogdanovic looks to help Clint Capela

The Atlanta Hawks are a team that is looking to get better across the board this season. One of the areas that they can do this is their starting center at the free-throw line. Last season Clint Capela went 57.3 percent from the line, which is better than his career number of 53.4 percent. This […] Atlanta Hawks: Bogdan Bogdanovic looks to help Clint Capela - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 16, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Options just another reminder of swelling cap sheet

The Atlanta Hawks enjoyed a nice turnaround last season. Not just historically either; though they hadn’t been to the postseason in four years. They resuscitated their season with a coaching change and some introspection. Years of solid draft classes paid off on the court as Trae Young and John Collins have already earned massive second […] Atlanta Hawks: Options just another reminder of swelling cap sheet - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 16, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: John Collins says what we are all thinking

It is easy to look at the last preseason game and say that the Atlanta Hawks are contenders. However, what needs to be taken into account is the fact that the Hawks played a Miami Heat team missing all of their best players. However, in a recent interview, John Collins stated that the Hawks are […] Atlanta Hawks: John Collins says what we are all thinking - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 15, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: The impact of signing Ibi Watson

The Atlanta Hawks have signed Ibi Watson to a deal in a move that will have gone unnoticed by many. In a manner similar to the DaQuan Jeffries deal, which was signed after A.J. Lawson was waived, Watson is almost certain not to see any time with the varsity squad. Watson is an undrafted rookie […] Atlanta Hawks: The impact of signing Ibi Watson - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 15, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Clint Capela is arguably the team’s most impactful player

The Atlanta Hawks wrapped up their preseason on Thursday with a 127-92 win in a re-match against the Miami Heat. Ahead of that contest, Head Coach Nate McMillan gave an update on the health status of several players. Many were surprised to hear about some of the injuries we were previously unaware of. Thankfully, most […] Atlanta Hawks: Clint Capela is arguably the team’s most impactful player - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 14, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks are the blueprint for the Charlotte Hornets

The Atlanta Hawks are gearing up for their final preseason game, a re-match against the division-rival Miami Heat. They might look to exact a little revenge for that on Thursday. But they’re also more concerned with the regular season and reaching it healthy. They’ve dealt with a litany of injuries this preseason that has made […] The Atlanta Hawks are the blueprint for the Charlotte Hornets - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 14, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Looking at the Tyler Herro … statement

The Atlanta Hawks had a pretty successful draft period in 2018 and 2019. They were able to land superstar Trae Young, super-sub Kevin Huerter in 2018. In 2019 they landed the massively underrated De’Andre Hunter and the solid two-way play of Cam Reddish. However, reportedly, according to Tyler Herro himself, they missed out on a […] Atlanta Hawks: Looking at the Tyler Herro … statement - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 14, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young and John Collins both land in BR’s top 50

The Atlanta Hawks open up the 2021-22 season on the road against the Dallas Mavericks on Oct 21. By then, the NBA as a whole will have already kicked off the new campaign. Ahead of that, Bleacher Report has taken one more pass at predicting the top 50 players. There were some surprises but things […] Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young and John Collins both land in BR’s top 50 - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 13, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks expect all hands on deck for “dress rehearsal” vs Heat

The Atlanta Hawks will close out the preseason against the Miami Heat on Thursday. At 1-2, a win would be a very nice way to end the exhibition period. It’s always good to roll into the regular season with whatever momentum possible. Especially when most of the Hawks preseason has been filled with injury and […] The Atlanta Hawks expect all hands on deck for “dress rehearsal” vs Heat - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 13, 2021

Atlanta Hawks fans need to help make State Farm Arena a fortress

The Atlanta Hawks made State Farm Arena one of the hardest places in the NBA to get a road win for any opposition team after Nate McMillan took over the head coaching role. In the recent GM survey, the Hawks had nine teams ahead of them as having better home-court advantages. Without only a few […] Atlanta Hawks fans need to help make State Farm Arena a fortress - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 13, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Ben Simmons, Kyrie Irving situations cloud East’s outlook

The Atlanta Hawks are just over a week from kicking off their regular season with a matchup against Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks. It’s certain to be an exciting matchup with Doncic and Hawks superstar point guard Trae Young’s paths eternally linked thanks in no small part to the draft-night swap that landed them […] Atlanta Hawks: Ben Simmons, Kyrie Irving situations cloud East’s outlook - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 13, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young’s passing numbers continue to amaze

The Atlanta Hawks have done an incredible job with their rebuilding of the franchise. They have put together an incredible supporting cast around John Collins and Trae Young who have been seen as the future of the franchise for a number of seasons now. The Hawks even saw that Young would be a better franchise […] Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young’s passing numbers continue to amaze - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 12, 2021

Atlanta Hawks waive Jahlil Okafor after lacklustre preseason

The Atlanta Hawks appeared to be the lifeline that Jahlil Okafor needed to get back on an NBA roster after finishing out his contract with the Detroit Pistons last season. Okafor’s fall from being a former No. 3 pick to potentially out of the league has happened over six short seasons. Okafor was signed to […] Atlanta Hawks waive Jahlil Okafor after lacklustre preseason - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Oct 12, 2021

ESPN ranks Atlanta Hawks management in the middle of the pack

The Atlanta Hawks are coming off of a 41-win season, their first such campaign in four years. They reached the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2015 and took the eventual champs six games. Since then, they’ve had was it widely viewed as a home run draft and plugged some holes in free […] ESPN ranks Atlanta Hawks management in the middle of the pack - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog