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Atlanta Hawks Offseason Grades: Drafting Trae Young #5 Overall

As part of our offseason coverage, Soaring Down South is ranking each and every offseason transaction the Atlanta Hawks made. After a slow start, the Atlanta Hawks kicked it into high gear and had one of the most action-packed and interesting offseasons in recent memory. Multiple trades and signings took place even after the NBA […] Atlanta Hawks Offseason Grades: Drafting Trae Young #5 Overall - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 12, 2018

What to Expect From Trae Young in His Rookie Season

A deep dive on what to expect from the Atlanta Hawks point guard of the future: The one and only Trae Young. As fans, I think we may all set expectations a little too high for the guys on our team because we want to see them succeed. For 2018-19 Atlanta Hawks fans, however, we […] What to Expect From Trae Young in His Rookie Season - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 12, 2018

Atlanta Hawks: 6 Most Interesting Guards in 2018-19

An outline of the Atlanta Hawks guard rotation and how it has changed from the 2017-18 season to now. After having a fairly ill-fitting and ramshackle roster last season in the final year of Mike Budenholzer’s reign as head coach, the Atlanta Hawks have improved their rotation and upgraded it in multiple ways ahead of […] Atlanta Hawks: 6 Most Interesting Guards in 2018-19 - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 11, 2018

Atlanta Hawks: 6 Most Interesting Wings in 2018-19

An outline of the Atlanta Hawks wing rotation and how it was upgraded from the 2017-18 season to now. After having a fairly ill-fitting and ramshackle roster last season in the final year of Mike Budenholzer’s reign as head coach, the Atlanta Hawks have improved their rotation and upgraded it in multiple ways ahead of […] Atlanta Hawks: 6 Most Interesting Wings in 2018-19 - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 11, 2018

Atlanta Hawks Full Schedule Breakdown in 2018-19

The Atlanta Hawks released their full schedule for the 2018-19 season, and multiple interesting storylines introduced themselves. As fateful a day as possible during the NBA offseason, the full schedules for all teams were released yesterday by the NBA. The Atlanta Hawks schedule, which features only one nationally televised game (up from a lofty zero […] Atlanta Hawks Full Schedule Breakdown in 2018-19 - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 11, 2018

Atlanta Hawks: 5 Most Interesting Big Men in 2018-19

An outline of the Atlanta Hawks big man rotation and how it has changed from the 2017-18 season to now. After having a fairly ill-fitting and ramshackle roster last season in the final year of Mike Budenholzer’s reign as head coach, the Atlanta Hawks have improved their rotation and upgraded it in multiple ways ahead […] Atlanta Hawks: 5 Most Interesting Big Men in 2018-19 - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 10, 2018

Will Atlanta Hawks Trade Kent Bazemore to the Milwaukee Bucks?

Despite a flurry of offseason moves so far, it seems the Atlanta Hawks are far from finished in the 2018 offseason. Multiple trades and free agent acquisitions have completely transformed the Atlanta Hawks roster, as only 7 players remain from last year’s 24-win Atlanta Hawks team. Perhaps that number will dwindle to 6 very soon […] Will Atlanta Hawks Trade Kent Bazemore to the Milwaukee Bucks? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 10, 2018

NBA Trade Rumors: Atlanta Hawks Bazemore to Pelicans or Rockets?

After an action-packed offseason comes to a close, the Atlanta Hawks are still involved in multiple NBA trade rumors that involve starting shooting guard Kent Bazemore. The Atlanta Hawks have had a fascinating and action-packed offseason, and the rumors surrounding Kent Bazemore have heated up in recent weeks, as he is one of the few […] NBA Trade Rumors: Atlanta Hawks Bazemore to Pelicans or Rockets? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 9, 2018

Atlanta Hawks Trae Young Criminally Low in ESPN Rookie of the Year Rankings

Sure, it’s way too early, but ESPN recently released their Rookie of the Year forecast, which placed Trae Young all the way at 8th with a total of zero first place votes. While the 2018 NBA Draft Class is quite deep, to rank Young so low seems to be a slight on the Atlanta Hawks […] Atlanta Hawks Trae Young Criminally Low in ESPN Rookie of the Year Rankings - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 8, 2018

Potential Kent Bazemore Trade Looms Over Atlanta Hawks

After a flurry of moves this offseason including trading for Jeremy Lin and getting rid of franchise incumbent Dennis Schröder, the Atlanta Hawks feel fulfilled by an offseason that saw Travis Schlenk and company put his imprint on the team. Even with plenty of roster moves this offseason, the Atlanta Hawks shouldn’t be done making […] Potential Kent Bazemore Trade Looms Over Atlanta Hawks - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 8, 2018

NBA Over/Unders: Atlanta Hawks Pegged for 23.5 Wins in 2018-19

Las Vegas has set the NBA over/unders for all teams over the weekend, and the Atlanta Hawks have ended up with the best odds for the worst record in the league during the 2018-19 season. After a seismic offseason that saw the team almost completely turn over their roster, the Atlanta Hawks can finally settle […] NBA Over/Unders: Atlanta Hawks Pegged for 23.5 Wins in 2018-19 - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 7, 2018

Atlanta Hawks: John Collins NBA Africa Game Highlights

The NBA Africa Game 2018 occurred over the weekend on August 4 and second-year Hawks up-and-coming star John Collins saw action for 10 minutes as a member of Team World. John Collins, who is genuinely one of the most exciting and likable players on the Hawks, helped lead Team World to a 96-92 victory over […] Atlanta Hawks: John Collins NBA Africa Game Highlights - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 5, 2018

2018-19 Atlanta Hawks: An Attempt to Recapture the Fan Base

The Atlanta Hawks have had an active and fascinating offseason that has led to multiple transactions and changes both on and off the court. With the Hawks leaning ponderously on the “treadmill of mediocrity” for the past few years – even when they did win 60 games in the 2014-15 season – the team needed […] 2018-19 Atlanta Hawks: An Attempt to Recapture the Fan Base - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 4, 2018

Dennis Schröder Trade Was a Massive Success for Hawks and Thunder

The Atlanta Hawks bucked the trend of recent years and traded away franchise stalwart Dennis Schröder a few weeks back. In recent years, the Atlanta Hawks front office and management have lacked a certain something when it comes to making transactions. Franchise cornerstones Al Horford and Paul Millsap were both allowed to walk in consecutive […] Dennis Schröder Trade Was a Massive Success for Hawks and Thunder - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Aug 4, 2018

Atlanta Hawks: 3 Reasons the Vince Carter Signing Was Great

NBA Free Agency is always a fascinating time, and the Atlanta Hawks signed Vince Carter to a one-year, veteran’s minimum deal on July 26 per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Free agent Vince Carter has agreed to a one-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks, league source tells ESPN. Hawks want Carter around its young locker room. — […] Atlanta Hawks: 3 Reasons the Vince Carter Signing Was Great - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog