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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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Recent Activity
To secure a good overseas spot he might have to sign before training camp
Commented on Lamar Patterson hoping the Atlanta Hawks have a roster spot for him on Aug 1 2014, 7:03p
I'd rather have Monroe than Henderson/Zeller
Commented on Trade chatter around Greg Monroe includes the Atlanta Hawks on Aug 1 2014, 7:01p
Probably subtract Millsap in a Monroe acquisition
Commented on Trade chatter around Greg Monroe includes the Atlanta Hawks on Aug 1 2014, 7:00p
Really wasn't a rumor although a few tried to turn it into that today
Commented on Trade chatter around Greg Monroe includes the Atlanta Hawks on Aug 1 2014, 4:16p - 1 reply
Patterson because they spent a pick on him
Commented on Lamar Patterson hoping the Atlanta Hawks have a roster spot for him on Aug 1 2014, 3:59p
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Commented on Trade chatter around Greg Monroe includes the Atlanta Hawks on Aug 1 2014, 3:58p
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Commented on Trade chatter around Greg Monroe includes the Atlanta Hawks on Aug 1 2014, 3:01p - 2 replies
Milwaukee drafted well?
Commented on wow on Aug 1 2014, 2:57p
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Commented on Trade chatter around Greg Monroe includes the Atlanta Hawks on Aug 1 2014, 2:53p
Story is corrected thanks again for the heads up
Commented on Lamar Patterson hoping the Atlanta Hawks have a roster spot for him on Aug 1 2014, 2:52p - 1 reply
You are right, completely forgot about that
Commented on Lamar Patterson hoping the Atlanta Hawks have a roster spot for him on Aug 1 2014, 2:48p
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Commented on Trade chatter around Greg Monroe includes the Atlanta Hawks on Aug 1 2014, 2:47p - 1 reply
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Commented on Trade chatter around Greg Monroe includes the Atlanta Hawks on Aug 1 2014, 2:45p
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Commented on Trade chatter around Greg Monroe includes the Atlanta Hawks on Aug 1 2014, 2:31p
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Commented on Trade chatter around Greg Monroe includes the Atlanta Hawks on Aug 1 2014, 2:30p - 2 replies
Was thinking the same thing
Commented on Justin Scott-Wesley injury: Georgia WR won't be ready to start season on Aug 1 2014, 2:06p - 1 reply
Trade chatter around Greg Monroe includes the Atlanta Hawks
Posted on Aug 1 2014, 2:03p
Justin Scott-Wesley injury: Georgia WR won't be ready to start season
Posted on Aug 1 2014, 1:17p
Lamar Patterson hoping the Atlanta Hawks have a roster spot for him
Posted on Aug 1 2014, 12:00p
I don't think they have been on the same team all week
Commented on USA Basketball Showcase a final chance to impress for roster hopefuls on Aug 1 2014, 9:55a
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Commented on Man down: Dawgs lose WR Malcolm Mitchell and a DB recruit on Aug 1 2014, 9:52a - 1 reply
Open Thread
Commented on USA Basketball Showcase a final chance to impress for roster hopefuls on Aug 1 2014, 9:15a
USA Basketball Showcase a final chance to impress for roster hopefuls
Posted on Aug 1 2014, 9:11a
How in the world did I forget about him?
Commented on Stephen Holt headed to play in Germany, per report on Jul 31 2014, 8:48a - 1 reply
Trevor Releford to play in Poland next season, per report
Posted on Jul 31 2014, 8:22a
Word was he wouldn't have a problem finding a team once he returned from China
Commented on Mike Scott considering Russia, reports Yahoo! on Jul 30 2014, 7:20p
amazing how the legend of some players becomes greater than the actual player
Commented on Stephen Holt headed to play in Germany, per report on Jul 30 2014, 7:17p - 3 replies
There has to be tons of players that fit that bill though
Commented on Stephen Holt headed to play in Germany, per report on Jul 30 2014, 7:16p
I don't see any CONs to it. That he was re-elected was news to me.
Commented on Kyle Korver re-elected as vice president of NBA Players Union on Jul 30 2014, 7:13p
He however didn't improve his situation
Commented on Mike Scott considering Russia, reports Yahoo! on Jul 30 2014, 5:54p - 1 reply
Kyle Korver re-elected as vice president of NBA Players Union
Posted on Jul 30 2014, 5:48p
That is a great question
Commented on NBA Power Ranking: Hawks Stuck in the Middle During the Long Summer on Jul 30 2014, 4:10p - 1 reply
Is Holt a better option than another free agent or someone in the D-League
Commented on Stephen Holt headed to play in Germany, per report on Jul 30 2014, 4:07p - 1 reply
Whether he is considered or not really doesn't matter.
Commented on NBA Power Ranking: Hawks Stuck in the Middle During the Long Summer on Jul 30 2014, 3:00p
He put his narrative in motion last summer. No way he is going to reverse course now
Commented on Team USA Training Camp: What are Paul Millsap and Kyle Korver's chances at making the cut? on Jul 30 2014, 1:23p - 1 reply
Stephen Holt headed to play in Germany, per report
Posted on Jul 30 2014, 1:00p
Not exactly setting the bar high there
Commented on Mike Scott considering Russia, reports Yahoo! on Jul 30 2014, 12:47p
Unless the Hawks view Young as a Millsap replacement I don't see the fit
Commented on Mike Scott considering Russia, reports Yahoo! on Jul 30 2014, 6:14a - 1 reply
Do people really think this is going to happen?
Commented on Mike Scott considering Russia, reports Yahoo! on Jul 29 2014, 8:37p - 1 reply
I'm pretty sure they can get more than Mike Scott for Thad Young even if it is just future picks
Commented on Mike Scott considering Russia, reports Yahoo! on Jul 29 2014, 8:35p - 1 reply
Why exactly would the Sixers give up Thad Young for the rights to Mike Scott?
Commented on Mike Scott considering Russia, reports Yahoo! on Jul 29 2014, 7:11p - 1 reply
Childress had no trouble coming back
Commented on Mike Scott considering Russia, reports Yahoo! on Jul 29 2014, 6:37p - 1 reply
Remember Gustavo Ayon's performance at the FIBA Americas?
Commented on #eventhehawks Explained: Behind the Hashtag on Jul 29 2014, 5:46p - 1 reply
He would have got more this summer
Commented on Team USA Training Camp: What are Paul Millsap and Kyle Korver's chances at making the cut? on Jul 29 2014, 5:44p
Queue up "sky is falling" comments in 3....2.....1.
Commented on Mike Scott considering Russia, reports Yahoo! on Jul 29 2014, 5:41p
Little doubt he already has an offer from the Hawks but he wants more
Commented on Mike Scott considering Russia, reports Yahoo! on Jul 29 2014, 5:37p
WNBA 2014: Dream bounce back with 89-80 win over Sun
Posted on Jul 29 2014, 3:14p
The international game offensively is about being able to shoot
Commented on Team USA Training Camp: What are Paul Millsap and Kyle Korver's chances at making the cut? on Jul 29 2014, 2:52p
I don't see Faried bringing much to the table
Commented on Team USA Training Camp: What are Paul Millsap and Kyle Korver's chances at making the cut? on Jul 29 2014, 12:38p - 2 replies
WNBA 2014: Dream look to get back on track against Sun
Posted on Jul 29 2014, 10:00a
Team USA Training Camp: What are Paul Millsap and Kyle Korver's chances at making the cut?
Posted on Jul 29 2014, 8:00a
According to the article its picks from 1989-2008
Commented on wow on Jul 29 2014, 7:19a - 2 replies
Everything has to be grim until they make you GM huh?
Commented on #eventhehawks Explained: Behind the Hashtag on Jul 29 2014, 6:21a
The point is that wasn't why the hashtag was contrived
Commented on #eventhehawks Explained: Behind the Hashtag on Jul 29 2014, 6:20a - 1 reply
Agreed but that pretty much has nothing to do with this article
Commented on #eventhehawks Explained: Behind the Hashtag on Jul 28 2014, 9:53p - 1 reply
Dennis Schröder getting comfortable with German National Team
Posted on Jul 28 2014, 7:05p
Probably, I guess one out of every 10 years isn't bad
Commented on Paul Millsap receives Team USA invite on Jul 28 2014, 2:03p
Atlanta's center would be playing for the Dominican Republic if not for the injury also
Commented on Paul Millsap receives Team USA invite on Jul 28 2014, 1:24p - 1 reply
Without getting into specifics
Commented on WNBA 2014: Struggles continue as Dream drop 4th straight on Jul 27 2014, 10:24p
Plenty but since Dallas mentioned it 2 comments above you I felt it was obvious
Commented on Paul Millsap receives Team USA invite on Jul 27 2014, 9:06p
Pretty sure everyone here was aware that Josh was previously invited
Commented on Paul Millsap receives Team USA invite on Jul 27 2014, 7:11p - 1 reply
WNBA 2014: Struggles continue as Dream drop 4th straight
Posted on Jul 27 2014, 6:45p
No Josh Smith?
Commented on Paul Millsap receives Team USA invite on Jul 27 2014, 4:32p - 4 replies
Paul Millsap receives Team USA invite
Posted on Jul 27 2014, 4:23p
Dennis Schröder helps Germany to win over Finland in warm up
Posted on Jul 27 2014, 1:59p
WNBA 2014: Dream look to snap losing streak against Mystics
Posted on Jul 27 2014, 1:00p
Same as Mack
Commented on Shelvin Mack agrees to 3-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks on Jul 26 2014, 6:29p - 1 reply
Dream can't shake funk, fall 79-75
Posted on Jul 26 2014, 8:28a
Throwing out guarantees
Commented on Shelvin Mack agrees to 3-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks on Jul 26 2014, 8:02a
True he is an X-Factor as well
Commented on Shelvin Mack agrees to 3-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks on Jul 25 2014, 8:23p - 1 reply
It was idle speculation
Commented on Shelvin Mack agrees to 3-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks on Jul 25 2014, 5:28p
Very true
Commented on Shelvin Mack agrees to 3-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks on Jul 25 2014, 4:51p - 3 replies
Haha
Commented on Shelvin Mack agrees to 3-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks on Jul 25 2014, 4:45p
Atlanta Hawks announce signing of 1st-round pick Adreian Payne
Posted on Jul 25 2014, 4:28p
Give it time
Commented on Shelvin Mack agrees to 3-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks on Jul 25 2014, 4:24p
Nothing to suggest that
Commented on Shelvin Mack agrees to 3-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks on Jul 25 2014, 4:24p - 1 reply
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