Kris Willis

  • joined May 26, 2010
  • last login Aug 21, 2014
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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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Are the Hawks the best fit for Bledsoe?


Could the Atlanta Hawks be a potential landing spot for restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe?

Team USA rolls over the Dominican Republic


USA Basketball defeated the Dominican Republic 105-62 at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night as the team continues to prepare for the upcoming FIBA World Cup.

Schroöder solid in Germany loss


Dennis Schröder finished with 20 points and seven assists but Germany fell to 2-2 with an 88-76 loss to Poland.

Final cuts coming soon for USA Basketball


USA Basketball could make another round of cuts as soon as Thursday following Wednesday's exhibition game against the Dominican Republic.

Mailbag Call


Have a question about the Atlanta Hawks' offseason? Send it to us and you can be a part of this month's mailbag.

Dream, Sky Game 1 set for Friday


The Atlanta Dream will open the 2014 WNBA Playoffs Friday night at Philips Arena against Elena Delle Donne and the Chicago Sky.

Schröder, Germany defeat Luxembourg


Germany won its second straight game at Eurobasket qualifying with a 109-49 blowout of Luxembourg.

Dream end season with blowout loss


The Atlanta Dream ended their regular season slate with an 84-55 loss to the Connecticut Sun.

Dream wrap up regular season against Sun


The Atlanta Dream look to tie a franchise record for wins as they wrap up the regular season schedule in Connecticut against the Sun.

USA Basketball defeats Brazil 95-78


USA Basketball captured a 95-78 win in an exhibition matchup against Brazil.

Dream agree to multi-year deal with Sancho Lyttle


The Atlanta Dream have announced that they have reached a multi-year extension with forward Sancho Lyttle.

Dream knock off Shock for 2nd straight win


Angel McCoughtry returned to the court for the Atlanta Dream who won their second straight game with a 92-76 win over the Tulsa Shock.

Team USA makes adjustments prior to facing Brazil


USA Basketball will rely on a talented group of guards to carry the offensive load after the losses of Kevin Durant and Paul George.

Dream close out home schedule against Shock


The Atlanta Dream look for their second straight win as they close out the home portion of their regular season schedule Friday night against the Tulsa Shock and former head coach Fred Williams.

USA Basketball back to work on Thursday


USA Basketball continued its preparations for the FIBA World Cup on Thursday as the group reconvened in Chicago.

Dream clinch East with win over Mercury


Shoni Schimmel scored 20 of her 24 points in the second quarter as the Atlanta Dream clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference for the first time in franchise history with a 96-82 win over...

Hawks open season Oct 29 in Toronto


The Atlanta Hawks will open the 2015 regular season north of border in Toronto on October 29.

Schröder, Germany defeat Austria


Dennis Schröder finished with 13 points and three assists as Germany defeated Austria 77-64 during the second round of Eurobasket qualifying.

Dream back at home to face Mercury


The Atlanta Dream look to snap a five-game losing streak when they take on the Phoenix Mercury Wednesday night at Philips Arena.

Hawks offseason earns 'C' grade from

65 give the Atlanta Hawks a "C" grade for their offseason. We take a closer look at their concerns.

Sefolosha won't play with Swiss NT at Eurobasket Qualifier


Per Sportando, Thabo Sefolosha won't play with the Swiss NT at Eurobasket qualifying. He is focused on being rested and healthy for training camp with the Atlanta Hawks

Hawks offseason ranks middle of the pack


The Atlanta Hawks check in at No. 16 in David Aldridge's ranking of the offseasons had by all 30 NBA teams.

Williams talks trade


Lou Williams was appreciative of his time in Atlanta but realized that he probably wasn't a long term fit for what the Hawks were trying to build.

Free Agency Rewind: Thabo Sefolosha


The Atlanta Hawks failed to make a big splash in free agency this summer but added depth and filled some glaring holes from last season. Here we take a closer look at free agent addition Thabo...

Dream wrap up winless trip with loss in Chicago


The Atlanta Dream completed a winless road trip with an 80-69 loss to the Chicago Sky.

WNBA 2014: Dream close out road trip in Chicago


The Atlanta Dream look to snap a four-game losing streak when they close out their road trip in Chicago against the Sky.

Dream drop 4th straight


Candace Parker finished with 26 points and hit a pair of free throws with under two seconds remaining to help send the Atlanta Dream to their fourth straight loss.

Road trip winds on for Dream in Los Angeles


The Atlanta Dream look to shake off a three-game losing streak when they take on the Los Angeles Sparks.

UGA Basketball to begin SEC play against Arkansas


Georgia will get home games against Florida, Tennessee and Kentucky this season as the 2015 SEC basketball schedule has leaked out.

Where USA Basketball goes from here


Kevin Durant's departure probably doesn't change much for Kyle Korver and his status with Team USA

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