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Kris Willis

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Kris Willis began blogging about the Atlanta Hawks in January of 2010 as the founding editor of Soaring Down South on the FanSided network. He joined SB Nation and Peachtree Hoops in May of 2010. Kris has also been a part of SB Nation's newsdesk program and is a former regional editor of SB Nation Atlanta.

Managing Editor at Peachtree Hoops

Atlanta sports fan, follower of all things basketball.

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  • NBA Atlanta Hawks
  • MLB Atlanta Braves
  • NFL Atlanta Falcons
  • NCAAF Georgia Bulldogs
  • NCAAB Georgia Bulldogs
Recent Activity
2014 WNBA Playoffs: Dream fall to Sky in Game 1, 80-77
Posted on Aug 23 2014, 12:35a
Could see some dual point guard lineups as well
Commented on Hawks officially re-sign Shelvin Mack on Aug 23 2014, 12:00a
Doubt many of the starters play in that one
Commented on Atlanta Hawks announce 2014 Preseason Schedule on Aug 22 2014, 6:28p
If you guys want to put the overrated tag on Kawhi that is fine
Commented on Peachtree Hoops Mailbag: Talking Lou Williams trade, John Jenkins and more on Aug 22 2014, 6:27p - 1 reply
2014 WNBA Playoffs: Dream vs Sky
Posted on Aug 22 2014, 5:17p
Absolutely he would be
Commented on Peachtree Hoops Mailbag: Talking Lou Williams trade, John Jenkins and more on Aug 22 2014, 5:03p - 1 reply
2014 WNBA Playoffs: Atlanta's quest for championship begins Friday against Chicago
Posted on Aug 22 2014, 3:00p
You guys worry about the wrong things
Commented on Could the Atlanta Hawks be the best fit for Eric Bledsoe? on Aug 22 2014, 2:49p - 1 reply
Don't think either of you realize how good Kawhi is
Commented on Peachtree Hoops Mailbag: Talking Lou Williams trade, John Jenkins and more on Aug 22 2014, 2:48p - 3 replies
No idea there
Commented on Could the Atlanta Hawks be the best fit for Eric Bledsoe? on Aug 22 2014, 1:57p - 1 reply
Depends on what I'd have to pay Bledsoe
Commented on Could the Atlanta Hawks be the best fit for Eric Bledsoe? on Aug 22 2014, 1:45p - 2 replies
Atlanta Hawks announce 2014 Preseason Schedule
Posted on Aug 22 2014, 1:42p
Of course they are going to say that as long as they have three on the roster
Commented on Could the Atlanta Hawks be the best fit for Eric Bledsoe? on Aug 22 2014, 1:03p - 1 reply
Bazemore breaking out like Kawih Leonard?
Commented on Peachtree Hoops Mailbag: Talking Lou Williams trade, John Jenkins and more on Aug 22 2014, 1:02p - 1 reply
The point is the Hawks would have that option if they wanted to go that way.
Commented on Could the Atlanta Hawks be the best fit for Eric Bledsoe? on Aug 22 2014, 12:22p - 1 reply
And Bledsoe wouldn't be?
Commented on Could the Atlanta Hawks be the best fit for Eric Bledsoe? on Aug 22 2014, 11:04a - 1 reply
Why would Phoenix want another veteran point guard
Commented on Could the Atlanta Hawks be the best fit for Eric Bledsoe? on Aug 22 2014, 11:03a - 1 reply
Not 100% positive but I think it is October 1
Commented on Could the Atlanta Hawks be the best fit for Eric Bledsoe? on Aug 22 2014, 10:03a - 1 reply
No need for him to until the deadline
Commented on Could the Atlanta Hawks be the best fit for Eric Bledsoe? on Aug 22 2014, 9:51a - 1 reply
Because unless he signs the qualifying offer, he won't be a free agent next season
Commented on Could the Atlanta Hawks be the best fit for Eric Bledsoe? on Aug 22 2014, 9:23a
Peachtree Hoops Mailbag: Talking Lou Williams trade, John Jenkins and more
Posted on Aug 22 2014, 9:00a
No Subject
Commented on USA Basketball rolls over the Dominican Republic, Kyle Korver sits out on Aug 21 2014, 10:25p
Could the Atlanta Hawks be the best fit for Eric Bledsoe?
Posted on Aug 21 2014, 10:18p
Mailbag is closed, thanks to everyone for the questions
Commented on Peachtree Hoops Mailbag: Get your questions in now! on Aug 21 2014, 7:14a
USA Basketball rolls over the Dominican Republic, Kyle Korver sits out
Posted on Aug 21 2014, 6:44a
Just depends on which account you happen to be logged in from
Commented on Hawks take part in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug 20 2014, 6:23p
Probably but he said from the start he wasn't playing
Commented on 2014 USA Basketball: Cuts possible after Wednesday's exhibition with Dominican Republic on Aug 20 2014, 6:22p
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Commented on Eurobasket 2015: Dennis Schröder solid but Germany falls to Poland on Aug 20 2014, 5:30p - 2 replies
All the release said is that they were added to the coaching staff
Commented on Atlanta Hawks announce two additions to 2014-2015 coaching staff on Aug 20 2014, 5:30p
Eurobasket 2015: Dennis Schröder solid but Germany falls to Poland
Posted on Aug 20 2014, 5:17p
No Subject
Commented on Hawks take part in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug 20 2014, 9:57a - 1 reply
2014 USA Basketball: Cuts possible after Wednesday's exhibition with Dominican Republic
Posted on Aug 20 2014, 8:00a
This will be fun
Commented on Peachtree Hoops Mailbag: Get your questions in now! on Aug 20 2014, 7:08a
Then log off the internet
Commented on Hawks take part in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug 20 2014, 6:49a
He started the first two games
Commented on Eurobasket 2015: Dennis Schröder, Germany defeat Luxembourg on Aug 18 2014, 12:16p - 1 reply
Peachtree Hoops Mailbag: Get your questions in now!
Posted on Aug 18 2014, 12:00p
2014 WNBA Playoffs: Dream, Sky Game 1 set for Friday
Posted on Aug 18 2014, 8:18a
Eurobasket 2015: Dennis Schröder, Germany defeat Luxembourg
Posted on Aug 17 2014, 8:34p
Dream end regular season with blowout loss to Sun
Posted on Aug 17 2014, 7:32p
WNBA 2014: Dream close out regular season in Connecticut against Sun
Posted on Aug 17 2014, 11:00a
Team USA knocks off Brazil 95-78, Kyle Korver sees limited action
Posted on Aug 17 2014, 8:03a
Atlanta Dream give Sancho Lyttle multi-year extension
Posted on Aug 15 2014, 9:55p
Dream down Shock for second straight win
Posted on Aug 15 2014, 9:42p
USA Basketball adjusts game plan without Kevin Durant, Paul George
Posted on Aug 15 2014, 7:18p
WNBA 2014: Dream look to build momentum against Shock
Posted on Aug 15 2014, 4:00p
Kyle Korver, USA Basketball return to the court
Posted on Aug 14 2014, 8:35p
The funny thing is
Commented on NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks earn a 'C' from Sports Illustrated on Aug 14 2014, 7:02a
LeBron James gave Hughes that contract
Commented on NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks earn a 'C' from Sports Illustrated on Aug 14 2014, 7:00a - 1 reply
Because everyone needs a scapegoat
Commented on ESPN projects Atlanta Hawks as seventh seed in Eastern Conference on Aug 14 2014, 6:59a
2014 WNBA: Dream clinch East's top seed with 96-82 win over Mercury
Posted on Aug 14 2014, 6:56a
I like how we complain about not getting national TV games
Commented on 2015 NBA Schedule: Atlanta Hawks open season at Toronto on Aug 13 2014, 7:29p - 4 replies
2015 NBA Schedule: Atlanta Hawks open season at Toronto
Posted on Aug 13 2014, 6:06p
Eurobasket 2015: Dennis Schröder, Germany defeat Austria 77-64
Posted on Aug 13 2014, 5:25p
Why is it again you and Northcyde comment within minutes of each other?
Commented on NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks earn a 'C' from Sports Illustrated on Aug 13 2014, 5:11p - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks earn a 'C' from Sports Illustrated on Aug 13 2014, 5:10p
How many have you talked to really?
Commented on ESPN projects Atlanta Hawks as seventh seed in Eastern Conference on Aug 13 2014, 4:29p
WNBA 2014: Dream look to snap streak at home against Mercury
Posted on Aug 13 2014, 4:00p
Perhaps I exaggerated a bit with the second example
Commented on NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks still in the middle per David Aldridge on Aug 13 2014, 11:14a
NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks earn a 'C' from Sports Illustrated
Posted on Aug 13 2014, 11:00a
No Subject
Commented on Recapping the 2015 Atlanta Hawks season on Aug 13 2014, 10:44a - 1 reply
I'm not convinced of anything
Commented on NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks still in the middle per David Aldridge on Aug 13 2014, 10:40a - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Recapping the 2015 Atlanta Hawks season on Aug 13 2014, 10:38a - 2 replies
I don't think I look for anything
Commented on Recapping the 2015 Atlanta Hawks season on Aug 13 2014, 10:37a - 1 reply
Where?
Commented on NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks still in the middle per David Aldridge on Aug 13 2014, 10:22a - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Recapping the 2015 Atlanta Hawks season on Aug 13 2014, 10:21a - 1 reply
Its a purposeful tactic in most cases
Commented on Recapping the 2015 Atlanta Hawks season on Aug 13 2014, 10:18a
You are moving way up the curmudgeon rankings
Commented on Recapping the 2015 Atlanta Hawks season on Aug 13 2014, 10:10a - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Lou Williams comments on trade from Atlanta, eyes opportunity with Toronto on Aug 12 2014, 2:46p
I agree
Commented on NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks still in the middle per David Aldridge on Aug 12 2014, 2:44p - 2 replies
No Subject
Commented on Lou Williams comments on trade from Atlanta, eyes opportunity with Toronto on Aug 12 2014, 1:43p - 1 reply
Yeah that is pretty much in line with my thinking
Commented on NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks still in the middle per David Aldridge on Aug 12 2014, 1:41p - 2 replies
No Subject
Commented on NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks still in the middle per David Aldridge on Aug 12 2014, 12:40p - 1 reply
I think you are missing the point
Commented on NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks still in the middle per David Aldridge on Aug 12 2014, 12:39p - 1 reply
If Pau or Deng had signed people would still be complaining
Commented on Lou Williams comments on trade from Atlanta, eyes opportunity with Toronto on Aug 12 2014, 12:31p - 1 reply
Agreed but until the roster is set its a moot point
Commented on Lou Williams comments on trade from Atlanta, eyes opportunity with Toronto on Aug 12 2014, 12:30p
Sefolosha won't play with Swiss NT at Eurobasket Qualifier
Posted on Aug 12 2014, 12:28p
I don't think it matters yet
Commented on NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks still in the middle per David Aldridge on Aug 12 2014, 12:01p
If you took that rationale
Commented on Lou Williams comments on trade from Atlanta, eyes opportunity with Toronto on Aug 12 2014, 11:58a - 1 reply
NBA Offseason Grades: Atlanta Hawks still in the middle per David Aldridge
Posted on Aug 12 2014, 11:00a
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