Kris Willis

  • joined May 26, 2010
  • last login Jul 25, 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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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...


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.

Hawks workout Tavares per report


The Atlanta Hawks hosted the biggest player in the draft in Walter Tavares for a draft workout on Friday per reports.

Dream extend winning streak to six


Angel McCoughtry led five different Atlanta players in double-figures with 18 points as the Dream extended their winning streak to six with an 85-64 win over the New York Liberty.

Dream look to extend streak against Liberty


The Atlanta Dream look for their sixth straight win Friday night when they take on Bill Laimbeer's New York Liberty.

Peachtree Hoops selects Harris in mock draft 1.0


In version 1.0 of SB Nation's blogger mock draft Peachtree Hoops selected Michigan State's Gary Harris with the No. 15 pick.

Mock Draft: projects Hairston to Hawks

75's Scott Howard-Cooper projects P.J. Hairston to the Atlanta Hawks in his latest mock draft.

Someone got creative with Mike Scott's Wikipedia page


McCoughtry rallies Dream past Mystics


The Atlanta Dream won their fifth straight game Wednesday afternoon coming from behind in the second half to defeat the Washington Mystics 83-73.

Hawks GM Danny Ferry at Falcons practice


Mock Draft: Stauskas to the Hawks


SB Nation's Ricky O'Donnell projects Michigan shooter Nik Stauskas to the Atlanta Hawks in his latest mock draft offering.

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