Kris Willis

  • joined May 26, 2010
  • last login Jul 12, 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.

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Atlanta sports fan, follower of all things basketball.

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Hawks a potential suitor for Monroe per report's Marc Stein reports that the Atlanta Hawks are a team that keep coming up as potential suitors for restricted free agent Greg Monroe.

Hawks give Scott qualifying offer per report

Mark Deeks reports that the Atlanta Hawks have issued a qualifying offer to Mike Scott making him a restricted free agent.

Hawks, Salmons extend waiver deadline per report


The Atlanta Hawks and John Salmons have mutually agreed to extend his waiver deadline to July 10 per report.

Hawks issue Mack qualifying offer


The Atlanta Hawks have given Shelvin Mack a qualifying offer per a report from ESPN's Jeff Goodman

Hawks rounding out summer league roster

Eric Dawson and Trevor Releford are among the players who will play for the Atlanta Hawks at the Las Vegas Summer League.

Deng a top target for Hawks per reports

Free agent small forward Luol Deng will reportedly be a top target for the Atlanta Hawks when free agency opens on Tuesday.

Dream close out road trip in Indiana


The Atlanta Dream have won 7 of their last 8 games and finish off a three-game road trip Sunday in Indiana against the struggling Fever.

Saint Mary's Holt added to summer league roster


Saint Mary's guard Stephen Holt confirmed on Twitter that he will play for the Atlanta Hawks in the Las Vegas Summer League.

Prather going to summer league with Hawks

Florida's Casey Prather will join the Atlanta Hawks' summer league entry in Las Vegas per a report from Basketball Insider's Alex Kennedy.

A post draft look at the Hawks roster


Now that the NBA Draft is over its time for a closer look at the Atlanta Hawks roster as it currently stands.

Mack, Scott 'likely' to receive qualifying offers

League sources indicate that the Atlanta Hawks are "likely" to issue qualifying offers to Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack before the deadline on June 30.

Hawks draft Tavares with 43rd pick (Updated)


The Atlanta Hawks draft 7-3 center prospect Walter Tavares with the 43rd pick of the 2014 NBA Draft

NBA Draft Second Round open thread


The first round of the 2014 NBA Draft is in the books but that doesn't mean the night is over. The Atlanta Hawks currently hold the 43rd pick in the second round.

Ferry comments on Adreian Payne


Danny Ferry comments on the Atlanta Hawks selection of Michigan State power forward Adreian Payne.

Hawks Draft Payne at No. 15


The Atlanta Hawks took Michigan State power forward Adriean Payne with the 15th pick of the first round.

NBA Draft First Round open thread

The NBA Draft gets underway Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. The Atlanta Hawks hold the 15th pick of the first round. Come discuss all of the action with us.

SB Nation projects Saric to Hawks


SB Nation's final mock draft projects international talent Dario Saric to the Atlanta Hawks with 15th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.

2014 NBA Draft order, time, TV, Streaming info


The 2014 NBA Draft gets underway at 7:30 p.m. tonight and the Atlanta Hawks own the No. 15 and No. 43 selections.

Mailbag Part 2: Free Agency, Melo and more


Part 2 of this month's mailbag casts an eye towards free agency, if Carmelo Anthony fits and some thoughts on who the Hawks might target this summer.

Mailbag Part 1: Talking the NBA Draft


In this week's mailbag we tossed the NBA Draft questions to our own resident expert RedRev to get you set for Thursday night.

Hawks a sleeper team for Anthony?'s Ramona Shelburne reports that the Atlanta Hawks could be a sleeper team in the Carmelo Anthony race.

Mailbag time! Get your draft questions in now


Its time for this month's call for the Peachtree Hoops' mailbag. Just in time for the NBA Draft.

Saric in play for Hawks at 15


Dario Saric has agreed in principle on a three-year deal that will keep him in Europe for the next two seasons. His draft stock is likely to take a hit but the Atlanta Hawks are among the teams that are still reportedly interested.


Peachtree Hoops Hangout: NBA Draft edition

The Peachtree Hoops gang discuss Thursday's NBA Draft and try to predict who the Atlanta Hawks might target

NBA Shooting Challenge with John Jenkins


Skills coach Drew Hanlin shows off one of his shooting drills featuring Atlanta Hawks guard John Jenkins

Angel McCoughtry on loss to Liberty


''We'll regroup and get back to winning again,'' McCoughtry said. ''We relaxed a little bit when we built that lead and they jumped on us.''

From recap

Dream fall to Liberty


Cappie Pondexter led five different players in double figures with 23 points as the Atlanta Dream saw their winning streak snapped at six with an 85-78 loss.

Dream look for 7th straight win


The Atlanta Dream look for a franchise-best seventh straight win on Sunday when they finish off a home-and-home set with the New York Liberty.

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