Putting the Association on Notice: Seven things we learned from the Hawks three game road-trip…

Your Atlanta Hawks have just completed a tough three game road trip, that was crucial to them making a statement to the rest of the Association.  What type of statement they made would be dependent on not only the outcome of the games, but also their performance against superior competition.  Following their win at home against the Chicago Bulls, the Hawks hit the road for three games against the Cavs, Rockets and the Mavericks.  Three teams with a combined record of 50-22 heading into this past Wednesday night. So what kind of statement did they make?  They put the league on notice: This team is real.  Like…for real, for real.  Here are the seven major things we learned from the trip…

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Should the Hawks ask Santa for help this year?

The Atlanta Hawks are a team of players your average fan may not know, but should definitely learn about. The point guard position in the NBA is deepest position in the NBA. Just this past offseason, Coach K couldn’t decide between Steph Curry, Derrick Rose, Damian Lillard, Kyrie Irving, and John Wall. First thing first, I would love any of these guys to be my point guard of the Hawks. So the elite guards are stacked, but the list stays tight all the way to the bottom. Read More

Your Atlanta Hawks: Overlooked and Underrated…

Kyle Korver, Al Horford, Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap, DeMarre Carroll. Five names most people would look at and say “I have no idea who these guys are, nor do I really care”; that is unless you are an Atlanta Hawks fan. These five guys (not the famous Burger joint) are your starting line-up for the 3rd best team in the eastern conference, and possibly a top five team in the NBA. But unless you are in Atlanta, no one really cares to acknowledge this team. STAND UP ATLANTA! You now have a team to be unabashedly proud of and to cheer for without remorse, or fear of ridicule, scorn or contempt from the bandwagoning peers that we all have around us living in the A. Read More