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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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  • NFL Atlanta Falcons
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Recent Activity
2014 NBA Playoffs: Spurs, Heat, Rockets in action on Sunday
Posted on Apr 20 2014, 12:00p
Video: Highlights from Atlanta's Game 1 win over the Pacers
Posted on Apr 20 2014, 10:00a
2014 NBA Playoffs: Nets, Warriors and Thunder grab Game 1 wins
Posted on Apr 20 2014, 9:00a
NBA Playoffs 2014: Jeff Teague leads Atlanta to rout in Game 1
Posted on Apr 20 2014, 8:00a
NBA Playoffs Game 1 Atlanta Hawks vs Indiana Pacers game thread
Posted on Apr 19 2014, 6:00p
Peachtree Hoops Hangout: Talking Hawks-Pacers and Game 1
Posted on Apr 19 2014, 1:00p
Hawks vs Pacers: Same starters for Atlanta, Paul George to draw Kyle Korver
Posted on Apr 19 2014, 11:40a
Shoot above 45 percent might not be very easy
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 1: Rebounding key for Atlanta on Apr 19 2014, 11:05a - 1 reply
Peachtree Hoops Playoff Roundtable: Hawks, Pacers edition
Posted on Apr 19 2014, 11:00a
Saturday schedule here:
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 1 preview: Atlanta looks to steal one on the road on Apr 19 2014, 10:49a
lol for the third time this season
Commented on NBA Playoffs 2014: Andrew Bynum ruled out of Round 1 against Hawks on Apr 19 2014, 9:38a
2014 NBA Playoffs Schedule: Warriors-Clippers, Thunder-Grizzlies highlight other Saturday playoff action
Posted on Apr 19 2014, 9:00a
April 19: Game 1 Hawks 101, Pacers 93
Posted on Apr 19 2014, 7:49a
Hawks vs Pacers Game 1 preview: Atlanta looks to steal one on the road
Posted on Apr 19 2014, 7:46a
My comment wasn't really meant to be directed at you and only you
Commented on Ridiculed Hawks a sleeping giant in playoffs? on Apr 19 2014, 6:59a
Al now is a lot more comparable to a 39 year old Tim Duncan than you want to admit
Commented on Ridiculed Hawks a sleeping giant in playoffs? on Apr 19 2014, 6:57a
I hope at some point Josh plays for a hall of fame coach
Commented on Ridiculed Hawks a sleeping giant in playoffs? on Apr 18 2014, 5:21p - 1 reply
and without Al Horford
Commented on Ridiculed Hawks a sleeping giant in playoffs? on Apr 18 2014, 5:03p
Missed the part where I asked you
Commented on Hawks earn passing grade for regular season from CBSSports.com on Apr 18 2014, 4:47p - 2 replies
Half of the frontcourt was injured when that losing stretch began.
Commented on Hawks earn passing grade for regular season from CBSSports.com on Apr 18 2014, 4:31p - 2 replies
True that
Commented on Ridiculed Hawks a sleeping giant in playoffs? on Apr 18 2014, 4:15p
You should have stopped reading at the top line
Commented on Hawks earn passing grade for regular season from CBSSports.com on Apr 18 2014, 3:49p
Well seeing that Antic shot 70 percent from the field in the two meetings you wouldn't be going out on a limb too much
Commented on Ridiculed Hawks a sleeping giant in playoffs? on Apr 18 2014, 3:48p
And the Pistons this season show that it doesn't matter who Josh's coach is
Commented on Ridiculed Hawks a sleeping giant in playoffs? on Apr 18 2014, 3:47p
A number 1 draft pick that is 39 years old
Commented on Ridiculed Hawks a sleeping giant in playoffs? on Apr 18 2014, 3:46p - 2 replies
Agreed
Commented on Analyzing the Hawks vs. Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 12:44p
Fact was that Lakers team was that much better than the Magic
Commented on Analyzing the Hawks vs. Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 12:37p - 2 replies
Again that is your opinion
Commented on Analyzing the Hawks vs. Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 12:32p
I don't know that the city would ever be that united again on anything
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: SportSouth, Fox Sports South to televise Hawks-Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 12:31p
for B
Voted on Apr 18 2014, 12:27p
I went to the SABR conference in Atlanta a few years ago and the 91 or 92 Braves were honored
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: SportSouth, Fox Sports South to televise Hawks-Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 12:26p - 1 reply
That is your opinion
Commented on Analyzing the Hawks vs. Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 12:22p - 1 reply
Hawks earn passing grade for regular season from CBSSports.com
Posted on Apr 18 2014, 12:20p
A decent head coach?
Commented on Ridiculed Hawks a sleeping giant in playoffs? on Apr 18 2014, 12:02p - 2 replies
Because he thought he needed him to win.
Commented on Analyzing the Hawks vs. Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 11:35a - 1 reply
Whoa I completely missed that statement
Commented on Ridiculed Hawks a sleeping giant in playoffs? on Apr 18 2014, 11:26a - 1 reply
I wasn't even talking about Simmons
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: SportSouth, Fox Sports South to televise Hawks-Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 11:24a
The point is when a fanbase goes without postseason games for a long length of time
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: SportSouth, Fox Sports South to televise Hawks-Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 11:17a - 1 reply
He mentions playmakers go the distance yet virtually ignores the Spurs because
Commented on Ridiculed Hawks a sleeping giant in playoffs? on Apr 18 2014, 11:01a - 2 replies
Those first years were nuts
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: SportSouth, Fox Sports South to televise Hawks-Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 10:52a - 1 reply
Its also Charlotte's first trip to the playoffs since they were the Hornets
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: SportSouth, Fox Sports South to televise Hawks-Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 10:47a - 2 replies
Glad you were able to get that off your chest
Commented on Ridiculed Hawks a sleeping giant in playoffs? on Apr 18 2014, 10:41a
No if you were in the Finals and could play a healthy Al Horford then you'd do it every single time
Commented on Analyzing the Hawks vs. Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 10:39a
No they have already said that he is not playing
Commented on Analyzing the Hawks vs. Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 9:41a - 1 reply
Then don't read it or listen
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: SportSouth, Fox Sports South to televise Hawks-Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 8:37a
Yep he's Detroit's problem now
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: How do the Hawks stack up? on Apr 18 2014, 6:47a
If they'd let Hubie call the Hawks I would listen everynight
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: SportSouth, Fox Sports South to televise Hawks-Pacers series on Apr 18 2014, 6:43a
I wouldn't hold my breath
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: How do the Hawks stack up? on Apr 17 2014, 9:06p
Remember when
Commented on NBA Playoffs 2014: Andrew Bynum ruled out of Round 1 against Hawks on Apr 17 2014, 8:06p - 1 reply
2014 NBA Playoffs: SportSouth, Fox Sports South to televise Hawks-Pacers series
Posted on Apr 17 2014, 8:00p
NBA Playoffs 2014: Andrew Bynum ruled out of Round 1 against Hawks
Posted on Apr 17 2014, 7:29p
No thanks
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: How do the Hawks stack up? on Apr 17 2014, 7:00p - 2 replies
NBA TV will likely be blacked out on those nights if you are in the Southeast
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: Hawks, Pacers Game 1 set for Saturday (Updated) on Apr 17 2014, 4:30p
Yep and Millsap is a big part of that equation when Pero is not in the game
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: How do the Hawks stack up? on Apr 17 2014, 4:24p
They haven't won the power forward match up all year though
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: How do the Hawks stack up? on Apr 17 2014, 4:05p - 2 replies
2014 NBA Playoffs: Hawks have nothing to lose in 1st round series with Pacers
Posted on Apr 17 2014, 7:36a
Grizzlies-Thunder also Saturday?
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: Hawks, Pacers Game 1 set for Saturday (Updated) on Apr 16 2014, 11:02p - 2 replies
with the Nets, probably
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: Hawks, Pacers Game 1 set for Saturday (Updated) on Apr 16 2014, 10:57p
I'm betting on 5:30
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: Hawks, Pacers Game 1 set for Saturday (Updated) on Apr 16 2014, 10:53p - 1 reply
I don't think so
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: Hawks, Pacers Game 1 set for Saturday (Updated) on Apr 16 2014, 10:52p - 2 replies
Hawks vs Bucks final score: Atlanta wraps up regular season with 111-103 win
Posted on Apr 16 2014, 10:22p
2014 NBA Playoffs: Hawks, Pacers Game 1 set for Saturday (Updated)
Posted on Apr 16 2014, 9:00p
Yeah because the citizen's of every city deserve to be held hostage by their professional sports teams
Commented on Hawks vs Bucks preview: Regular season ends in Milwaukee on Apr 16 2014, 7:54p
Atlanta Hawks vs Milwaukee Bucks game thread
Posted on Apr 16 2014, 7:00p
Playoffs begin this weekend, we should know something about the schedule tonight after the game
Commented on Hawks vs Bucks preview: Regular season ends in Milwaukee on Apr 16 2014, 8:02a
April 16: Hawks 111, Bucks 103
Posted on Apr 16 2014, 8:01a
Hawks vs Bucks preview: Regular season ends in Milwaukee
Posted on Apr 16 2014, 7:33a
Other than Chicago and maybe Brooklyn is this even a conversation?
Commented on Bobcats vs Hawks final score: Atlanta falls to Charlotte on buzzer-beater, 95-93 on Apr 15 2014, 8:56p
Should have said other than the Bulls
Commented on Bobcats vs Hawks final score: Atlanta falls to Charlotte on buzzer-beater, 95-93 on Apr 15 2014, 7:26p
How many other Eastern Conference teams lost their best player?
Commented on Bobcats vs Hawks final score: Atlanta falls to Charlotte on buzzer-beater, 95-93 on Apr 15 2014, 7:23p - 2 replies
Hawks wrap up regular season at home with loss to Bobcats
Posted on Apr 15 2014, 8:00a
I'd pump the breaks on saying Scott fits Ferry's model of player perfectly
Commented on Bobcats vs Hawks final score: Atlanta falls to Charlotte on buzzer-beater, 95-93 on Apr 15 2014, 7:28a - 1 reply
2014 WNBA Draft: Atlanta Dream select Shoni Schimmel with 8th pick
Posted on Apr 15 2014, 7:23a
He will be paid well for sub par play
Commented on Bobcats vs Hawks: Atlanta to juggle starting lineup on Apr 14 2014, 8:23p
Everybody wants a 20 and 10 center
Commented on Bobcats vs Hawks: Atlanta to juggle starting lineup on Apr 14 2014, 8:22p
Charlotte Bobcats vs Atlanta Hawks game thread
Posted on Apr 14 2014, 6:30p
Sure but
Commented on Bobcats vs Hawks: Atlanta to juggle starting lineup on Apr 14 2014, 3:35p - 1 reply
Yeah long term the future is bright, plus the team made the playoffs this season
Commented on Bobcats vs Hawks: Atlanta to juggle starting lineup on Apr 14 2014, 3:31p - 1 reply
Good thing Tendinitis doesn't require surgery
Commented on Lucas Nogueira, Estudiantes fall to Real Madrid on Apr 14 2014, 3:25p - 1 reply
Except that is a capped out crew and you probably don't have enough to sign Stephenson
Commented on Steve Koonin named CEO of the Atlanta Hawks (Updated) on Apr 14 2014, 3:23p
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