Kris Willis

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Managing Editor at Peachtree Hoops

Atlanta sports fan, follower of all things basketball.

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Cooper returns to Dream bench


The Atlanta Dream did get some good news on Sunday as head coach Michael Cooper returned to the sideline after leaving the team to seek treatment for early stage tongue cancer.

Charles' big day leads Liberty over Dream


The Atlanta Dream had their winning streak snapped on Sunday with an 83-76 loss to the New York Liberty thanks in large part to Tina Charles who finished with 29 points and 14 rebounds.

Dream look for 3rd straight win against Liberty


The Atlanta Dream look for their third straight win and a split in the season series against the New York Liberty when the two teams meet Sunday afternoon at Philips Arena.

Scott agrees to 3-year deal with Hawks


Restricted free agent Mike Scott has agreed to a 3-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks per a report by Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski.

USA Basketball Showcase open thread


USA Basketball will hold their Blue and White scrimmage Friday night in Las Vegas. Tip off is slated for just after 9 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN. Discuss all of the action here:

Monroe rumors continue to swirl


More reports of the Atlanta Hawks being in on Pistons center Greg Monroe but a deal appears to be unlikely.

Scott-Wesley progressing slowlly


It was known that Justin Scott-Wesley's recovery was coming along slowly but Mark Richt's comments from today add further doubt as to when we might see him back on the football field for the Bulldogs.

Patterson hoping Hawks have roster spot for him


Atlanta Hawks' draftee Lamar Patterson is hoping that the team has a roster spot for him this season but in the meantime is working to improve his overall game.

Showcase to provide final opportunity to impress


USA Basketball's Showcase scrimmage will be held Friday night in Las Vegas and provides a final opportunity for roster hopefuls to make an impression.

Releford to play in Poland per report


Former Alabama point guard Trevor Releford will play in Poland next season per Sportando. Releford appeared in five games for the Atlanta Hawks at the Las Vegas Summer League.

Korver re-elected vice president of players union


Per a report, Kyle Korver has been re-elected as vice president of the NBA Players Union. Korver will serve a three-year term.

Holt headed to Germany


Stephen Holt put up a good showing in Las Vegas with the Atlanta Hawks and will play next season in Germany.

McCoughtry, Hayes lead Dream past Sun


Angel McCoughtry poured in 25 points while Tiffany Hayes finished with 23 to help lead the Atlanta Dream to an 89-80 win over the Connecticut Sun and snapped a four-game losing streak.

Dream back at home to face Sun


The Atlanta Dream have lost four straight but look to get things headed back in the right direction Tuesday when they take on the Connecticut Sun in a day game at Philips Arena.

Team USA: What are Millsap and Korver's chances?


Both Kyle Korver and Paul Millsap are taking part in training camp for Team USA but what kind of chance does either have at making the final roster?

Schröder puts up strong performance in scrimmage

Dennis Schröder put up 23 points for Germany in a five quarter scrimmage against Finland.

Mystics hand Dream 4th straight loss


The Atlanta Dream's struggles continued on Sunday as they extended their losing streak to four with a 77-67 loss to the Washington Mystics.

Millsap receives Team USA invite


Atlanta's Paul Millsap has received an invite to Team USA training camp in Las Vegas.

Schröder helps Germany to win in warm up

Atlanta Hawks' guard Dennis Schröder finished with seven points off the bench in a 74-67 win for Germany in a warm up against Finland.

Dream look to snap streak against Mystics


The Atlanta Dream have lost a season-high three straight games and look to get back on track against the suddenly surging Washington Mystics.

Dream drop 3rd straight


The Atlanta Dream's late comeback attempt fell just short as they fall 79-75 to the Chicago Sky and extend their losing streak to a season-high three straight games.

Hawks make Payne signing official


The Atlanta Hawks have made official the signing of first-round pick Adreian Payne.

Hawks agree to 3-year deal with Mack


The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to a three-year deal with restricted free agent Shelvin Mack.

Dream look to halt skid against Sky

The Atlanta Dream look to snap a two game losing streak when they take on the Chicago Sky at Georgia Tech's McCamish Pavilion.

Hawks finalizing deal with Payne per report


The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Atlanta Hawks are finalizing details of a contract with first-round pick Adreian Payne.

Old School Atlanta Hawks' media guide cover


I remember this team well

A closer look at the Hawks' current roster


The free agency period is winding down so it seems like a good time to take a look at the Atlanta Hawks' roster to see what moves are left.

Recapping the offseason, training camp and more

The dog days of the NBA summer are rapidly approaching and with them we start to turn our attention towards training camp in this month's edition of the Peachtree Hoops Mailbag.

Moore's big night lifts Lynx over Dream


Maya Moore's 48 points too much for the Dream as they fall 112-108 in double overtime

Dream return from break to face Lynx


The Atlanta Dream begin the final stretch of the season with a Finals rematch against the Minnesota Lynx.

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