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Three intriguing reasons to watch the 2017-18 Atlanta Hawks
August 8th, 2017 at 12:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports By now, it's abundantly clear that the Atlanta Hawks are rebuilding, and that this season's team will be decidedly beneath the middle of the NBA pack. General Manager Travis Schlenk reportedly wants to avoid years of prolonged mediocrity, but in...

Luke Babbitt is exactly as advertised, ‘does exactly what it says on the tin’
August 7th, 2017 at 8:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports On Friday evening, reports surfaced that the Atlanta Hawks had agreed to sign forward Luke Babbitt on a one year deal. Babbitt is a seven year NBA veteran (drafted in 2010) and Atlanta is his fourth NBA stop, having...

Atlanta Hawks offensive playbook: ‘Power Forward Post’
August 4th, 2017 at 12:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports The Atlanta Hawks will have a very different look next year, as has been well chronicled in this space and elsewhere. At the same time, I would be surprised if the actions we see next year will look completely different...

Travis Schlenk, Tony Ressler sticking to their words and ideals
August 3rd, 2017 at 8:11 AM
***PHOTO1*** Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports It has been a whirlwind year for the Atlanta Hawks. During the 2016-17 season, the Hawks looked set to head into a new direction under the Mike Budenholzer/Wes Wilcox front office regime when they traded popular swingman Kyle Korver...

Atlanta Hawks request waivers on Diamond Stone
July 31st, 2017 at 2:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports The Atlanta Hawks announced Monday that they have requested waivers on Diamond Stone. The young center arrived less than a month ago in the trade with the Los Angeles Clippers that also netted the Hawks Jamal Crawford (who was later...