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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
April 24: Game 3 Pacers vs Hawks
Posted on Apr 24 2014, 8:01a
What I heard was it took multiple players to drag Turner away from Stephenson
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: For Hawks and Pacers, it's all about Game Three on Apr 24 2014, 7:02a - 2 replies
7 pm start definitely is a factor
Commented on Kissing the Bricks: My Road Trip to Indy for Game 2 on Apr 24 2014, 6:57a - 1 reply
NBA Coaching Rumors: Quin Snyder a candidate for Utah Jazz, according to report
Posted on Apr 24 2014, 6:39a
NBA Playoffs 2014: Wednesday night open thread
Posted on Apr 23 2014, 5:30p
Wasn't like Game 2 tickets in Indiana were tough either
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: For Hawks and Pacers, it's all about Game Three on Apr 23 2014, 4:07p - 2 replies
Paul George has had them for over a month
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2 final score: Atlanta collapses in 101-85 loss to Indiana on Apr 23 2014, 4:05p
Agreed. I don't think we will see a lot of Reggie Miller jerseys
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: For Hawks and Pacers, it's all about Game Three on Apr 23 2014, 1:19p
If that is the case then you pretty much answered your own question
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2 final score: Atlanta collapses in 101-85 loss to Indiana on Apr 23 2014, 12:08p - 1 reply
If you are for stepping on a team's neck then you shouldn't be advocating playing a rookie who spent half the year in Spain
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2 final score: Atlanta collapses in 101-85 loss to Indiana on Apr 23 2014, 10:53a - 1 reply
You are preaching to the choir bro
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2 final score: Atlanta collapses in 101-85 loss to Indiana on Apr 23 2014, 10:53a
Mailbag: Playoffs, Pacers and excitement at Philips Arena
Posted on Apr 23 2014, 10:00a
I should clarify
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2 final score: Atlanta collapses in 101-85 loss to Indiana on Apr 23 2014, 9:04a
Scott is horrible on defense every night. Its not so bad when he makes shots
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2 final score: Atlanta collapses in 101-85 loss to Indiana on Apr 23 2014, 8:55a - 1 reply
Agreed, its two games
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2 final score: Atlanta collapses in 101-85 loss to Indiana on Apr 23 2014, 8:16a - 1 reply
Was expecting a good "the sky is falling day" around here after the first loss
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2 final score: Atlanta collapses in 101-85 loss to Indiana on Apr 23 2014, 8:08a - 1 reply
and the point is they did the same thing in Game 1
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2 final score: Atlanta collapses in 101-85 loss to Indiana on Apr 23 2014, 8:04a - 2 replies
Third quarter swoon costs Hawks in Game 2
Posted on Apr 23 2014, 8:00a
Play them 48 everynight
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2 final score: Atlanta collapses in 101-85 loss to Indiana on Apr 23 2014, 6:51a - 1 reply
NBA Playoffs Game 2 Atlanta Hawks vs Indiana Pacers game thread
Posted on Apr 22 2014, 6:00p
Hawks vs Pacers Game 2: Frank Vogel mum on adjustments, status quo for Atlanta
Posted on Apr 22 2014, 5:46p
NBA Playoffs 2014: Nets, Wizards look to go up 2-0
Posted on Apr 22 2014, 4:00p
I agree
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: Business as usual for Hawks, Pacers 'have something for' Teague on Apr 22 2014, 3:31p
I don't think Korver ever goes into a game worrying about his matchup
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2: Indiana makes the switch to Paul George on Jeff Teague on Apr 22 2014, 3:30p - 1 reply
In a related item
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2: John Jenkins to take over Hawks twitter on Apr 22 2014, 3:18p
Budenholzer has said that from the beginning
Commented on Hawks are focused on themselves rather than Pacers on Apr 22 2014, 1:52p
You are probably right
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: Business as usual for Hawks, Pacers 'have something for' Teague on Apr 22 2014, 1:45p
Agreed there is no need to repeat yourself three times
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: Business as usual for Hawks, Pacers 'have something for' Teague on Apr 22 2014, 1:37p - 1 reply
I didn't say the games would be gift wrapped
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: Business as usual for Hawks, Pacers 'have something for' Teague on Apr 22 2014, 1:36p - 1 reply
To be fair
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2: Indiana makes the switch to Paul George on Jeff Teague on Apr 22 2014, 1:32p - 2 replies
I thought Mack was pretty good in Game 1 myself
Commented on Hawks vs Pacers Game 2 preview: Atlanta looks for another win in Indiana on Apr 22 2014, 1:29p - 2 replies
Because that was a regular season game that no one was paying attention too
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: Business as usual for Hawks, Pacers 'have something for' Teague on Apr 22 2014, 1:27p - 1 reply
Hawks have done a good job slipping the screen
Commented on 2014 NBA Playoffs: Business as usual for Hawks, Pacers 'have something for' Teague on Apr 22 2014, 1:18p - 2 replies
2014 NBA Playoffs: Business as usual for Hawks, Pacers 'have something for' Teague
Posted on Apr 22 2014, 12:16p
My fault guys
Commented on Atlanta takes advantage of Roy Hibbert's struggles in pick and roll coverage on Apr 22 2014, 10:39a - 1 reply
April 22: Game 2 Pacers 101, Hawks 85
Posted on Apr 22 2014, 8:31a
Hawks vs Pacers Game 2 preview: Atlanta looks for another win in Indiana
Posted on Apr 22 2014, 8:30a
2014 NBA Playoffs: Grizzlies shock Thunder, Clippers blow out Warriors
Posted on Apr 22 2014, 6:51a
Hawks are focused on themselves rather than Pacers
Posted on Apr 21 2014, 6:39p
2014 NBA Playoffs: Oklahoma City, Golden State try to go up 2-0 on Monday
Posted on Apr 21 2014, 5:00p
This isn't college
Commented on Atlanta takes advantage of Roy Hibbert's struggles in pick and roll coverage on Apr 21 2014, 4:21p - 1 reply
I see what you are saying but it isn't that cut and dried
Commented on Atlanta takes advantage of Roy Hibbert's struggles in pick and roll coverage on Apr 21 2014, 3:08p - 2 replies
If you believe any of the rumors out there
Commented on Atlanta takes advantage of Roy Hibbert's struggles in pick and roll coverage on Apr 21 2014, 2:59p - 1 reply
No its not always the coach
Commented on Atlanta takes advantage of Roy Hibbert's struggles in pick and roll coverage on Apr 21 2014, 2:58p - 1 reply
Peachtree Hoops Playoffs mailbag! Get your questions in now
Posted on Apr 21 2014, 12:00p
No you could be right
Commented on Atlanta takes advantage of Roy Hibbert's struggles in pick and roll coverage on Apr 21 2014, 11:58a - 1 reply
Why does it always have to be the coach at Fault
Commented on Atlanta takes advantage of Roy Hibbert's struggles in pick and roll coverage on Apr 21 2014, 11:47a - 2 replies
I will add
Commented on Atlanta takes advantage of Roy Hibbert's struggles in pick and roll coverage on Apr 21 2014, 11:26a - 1 reply
Atlanta takes advantage of Roy Hibbert's struggles in pick and roll coverage
Posted on Apr 21 2014, 8:20a
NBA Playoffs 2014 results: Spurs, Heat among Game 1 winners
Posted on Apr 21 2014, 7:17a
Hawks vs Pacers: Indiana mulling changes in advance of Game 2
Posted on Apr 20 2014, 9:00p
Charles Barkley: "Pacers played like wussies in Game 1"
Posted on Apr 20 2014, 8:26p
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
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