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Apr 12, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: The rookie and the veteran connection

When the Atlanta Hawks selected Onyeka Okongwu with the sixth pick in the 2020 draft, they were getting a gifted basketball player. While he is a little undersized to play the center position, has very little range on his shot, and does not create much for himself, Okongwu has a very specific skill set. Okongwu […] Atlanta Hawks: The rookie and the veteran connection - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 12, 2021

How Bogdan Bogdanovic has saved the Atlanta Hawks season

The Atlanta Hawks were in trouble before Bogdan Bogdanovic came back from injury two games before the All-Star break. They were in 11th position in the Eastern Conference standings and the front office had just installed interim coach Nate McMillan after firing Lloyd Pierce. Well, the numbers from that moment look fantastic for the Hawks. […] How Bogdan Bogdanovic has saved the Atlanta Hawks season - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 8, 2021

Will Cam Reddish be a member of the Atlanta Hawks next season?

As the Atlanta Hawks continue their incredible push towards a home playoff seed, they are doing so without Cam Reddish. The 6’8″ combo wing player was in the starting lineup at the start of the season as the shooting guard playing alongside Trae Young. However, since Bogdan Bogdanovic came back from injury, he has been […] Will Cam Reddish be a member of the Atlanta Hawks next season? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 8, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Three Draft Prospects the franchise should keep an eye on

It’s never too early to look ahead into what the Atlanta Hawks should look into this offseason. As the 2021 NBA Draft is set to take place on July 29, the Hawks have three draft picks where they can grab a young player who can make a difference. The past few seasons, Atlanta has done […] Atlanta Hawks: Three Draft Prospects the franchise should keep an eye on - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 7, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: What impact will Kris Dunn have on the team

The Atlanta Hawks have gone all season without the services of offseason signing Kris Dunn. The defensive point guard was signed during the offseason and just prior to the season starting, Dunn had ankle surgery which has kept him out until now. Dunn was signed with the goal of giving Trae Young the ability to […] Atlanta Hawks: What impact will Kris Dunn have on the team - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 7, 2021

Checking in on Atlanta Hawks rookie Onyeka Okongwu

Atlanta Hawks rookie Onyeka Okongwu has had a roller-coaster season. He missed the first 10 games with injury and then struggled to get into the rotation after that. It appeared that coach Lloyd Pierce was unsure on how to use Okongwu and as a result, he did not progress much. Then, when Pierce was sacked, […] Checking in on Atlanta Hawks rookie Onyeka Okongwu - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 7, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: How crucial was it to get Rajon Rondo’s salary off the books?

When the Atlanta Hawks traded Rajon Rondo to the LA Clippers, they fixed a number of issues in a single stroke. Rondo had signed a two-year, $15 million deal in the offseason, looking to cash in on his play for the Los Angeles Lakers last season where he was a key piece of their championship […] Atlanta Hawks: How crucial was it to get Rajon Rondo’s salary off the books? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 6, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks are seeing the maturation of Trae Young

The Atlanta Hawks are starting to have a really good season. Since interim coach Nate McMillan took over, they have been hard to beat. They have moved from 11th in the Eastern Conference to fourth and don’t look like slowing down. They have done this off the back of a full team effort of everyone […] The Atlanta Hawks are seeing the maturation of Trae Young - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 6, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks have one of the best bench units in the NBA

The Atlanta Hawks have gone and turned a weakness from last season into a strength this season. When they went out last season and spent up big, most pundits believed they would make the play-in tournament, but not make much noise beyond that. Well, what they did was bring in a load of veteran talent […] The Atlanta Hawks have one of the best bench units in the NBA - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 6, 2021

3 bold predictions for the Atlanta Hawks for the end of the season

The Atlanta Hawks have made massive changes to their team from last season. They made multiple trades in the offseason and also signed multiple players who helped fix various issues they have had with their roster. Some of these moves have worked a treat, others have not. They fixed one of the fixes by trading […] 3 bold predictions for the Atlanta Hawks for the end of the season - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 5, 2021

Analyzing Lou Williams impact on the Atlanta Hawks rotations

The Atlanta Hawks only made one trade before the deadline. They sent Rajon Rondo to the LA Clippers and getting back Lou Williams, two future second-round draft picks, and cash. It is safe to say, even after the first two games that the Hawks have benefitted greatly from this trade. On his social media account, […] Analyzing Lou Williams impact on the Atlanta Hawks rotations - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 4, 2021

How the Charlotte Hornets injury issues benefit the Atlanta Hawks

Despite the Atlanta Hawks being in the middle of their own injury issues, they are in a better place than the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets, who have beaten the Hawks twice this season, sit in fourth place in the Eastern Conference. It is safe to say this is a surprise given that most people thought […] How the Charlotte Hornets injury issues benefit the Atlanta Hawks - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 4, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks pick James Bouknight in the latest mock draft, but should they?

Bleacher Report released their latest mock draft where they have the Atlanta Hawks picking at number 16. just outside the lottery. This will change as their position in the standings changes but 16 feels right at the moment. With the 16th pick, the Atlanta Hawks chose James Bouknight, according to the author Jonathan Wasserman, a […] The Atlanta Hawks pick James Bouknight in the latest mock draft, but should they? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 4, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: 5 players who need to keep producing in John Collins absence

The Atlanta Hawks have had a resurgence under new interim coach Nate McMillan. A big part of this is that players are now going on the court knowing their role and then executing that role. This has led to McMillan earning the Eastern Conference coach of the month honor for March. John Collins was responding […] Atlanta Hawks: 5 players who need to keep producing in John Collins absence - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Apr 3, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: The benefits of Nate McMillan and his structure

The Atlanta Hawks have turned a corner on the season since they appointed their interim head coach Nate McMillan. Such is the character of the man that he would not take the job unless he had the blessing of previous head coach, Lloyd Pierce. Thankfully McMillan took the job and the franchise is heading in […] Atlanta Hawks: The benefits of Nate McMillan and his structure - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog