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2021 NBA Draft scouting reports: Full list

With the 2021 NBA Draft coming later this month, Peachtree Hoops will be evaluating several prospects with a glance at what the Atlanta Hawks might be contemplating up until the selection process... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft scouting report: JT Thor

In this edition of our NBA Draft scouting profile series, we look at JT Thor, a versatile forward out of Auburn. There might be more diverse opinions about JT Thor than any other prospect in the... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft scouting report: Quentin Grimes

Peachtree Hoops’ annual draft scouting report series is in full swing. With just 10 days to go until the draft, several prospects have already been profiled, and today, we take a dive on Quentin... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Scouting Report: Trey Murphy III

Peachtree Hoops is working on a series of prospect scouting reports ahead of the 2021 NBA Draft. Today, we look at Trey Murphy III out of Virginia. For a look at the full list of prospect profiles... - Read More

Cam Reddish says he doesn’t think ‘there is a ceiling’ for him and De’Andre Hunter

The Duke product is optimistic as anyone about what the future holds for him and his draftmate. - Read More

2021 NBA Draft scouting report: Alperen Sengun

An old school big with a refined touch... - Read More

History shows the Hawks future is in good shape

Historic. Amazing. Improbable. Those are the words that have been used to describe the Atlanta Hawks’ season as it came to an end a few weeks ago. They were two wins away from the NBA Finals, as... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Scouting Report: Greg Brown

The Peachtree Hoops staff will profile several prospects ahead of the 2021 NBA Draft (which is now less than two weeks away!), with an eye on what the Atlanta Hawks may be looking at bringing in.... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft scouting report: Jose Alvarado

Peachtree Hoops will profile several prospects ahead of the 2021 NBA Draft. In today’s installment, we look at Georgia Tech point guard Jose Alvarado. For a look at the full list of prospects we... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft scouting report: Roko Prkacin

One of the youngest prospects in the draft this year - Read More

2021 NBA Draft scouting report: Joshua Primo

It was January 19th. The Alabama Crimson Tide were on a seven game winning streak, winning six straight in Southeastern Conference play after a confusing stretch of non-conference games. The Tide... - Read More

Report: At least four teams expected to show interest in John Collins in restricted free agency

Tuesday morning, Shams Charania of the The Athletic shed a bit of light on some of the potential suitors for Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins in his upcoming restricted free agency. Charania... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft scouting report: Moses Wright

Moses Wright has had an atypical route to being an NBA draft prospect. Coming out of Enloe High School in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2017, he was rated a two-star or even unranked across various... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft scouting report: Rokas Jokubaitis

The Lithuanian prospect initially entered his name last year before withdrawing. - Read More

2021 NBA Draft scouting report: Aaron Henry

Last year, Aaron Henry was left with a decision to declare for the NBA Draft, or stay another season at Michigan State to bet on himself in hopes of rising his projection. He chose the latter, and... - Read More

The weekend in Atlanta a 14-year-old Trae Young introduced himself to the basketball world

The Atlanta Hawks point guard made his first splash in the city five years before he got drafted, and eight years before he made history in the unofficial capital of the South. - Read More

2021 NBA Draft scouting report: Ariel Hukporti

An interesting prospect potentially in the second round. - Read More

What should be made of the 2020-21 season for the Atlanta Hawks and the path forward?

What a completely boring and uneventful past few months we’ve had in Hawksland. - Read More

Report: Lou Williams looking for multi-year deal, has interest in returning to Hawks

Lou Williams reportedly considered retiring when he found out he was being traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Atlanta Hawks in March. Now, according to Michael Scotto of Hoops Hype, W... - Read More

Some thank yous and an introduction

Our new lead editor, Zach Hood, introduces himself to the community. - Read More

Hawks GM Travis Schlenk says Hawks will "start a dialogue" with John Collins, agent in August

The Hawks and John Collins can start negotiations as soon as Aug. 2. - Read More

Keys to Game 4

With all appropriate caveats about Nate and his coaches knowing more about basketball than I could learn if I had the rest of my life to do nothing but breakdown game film, there’s a few things... - Read More

Danilo Gallinari named to Italy’s Olympic roster

Atlanta Hawks big man Danilo Gallinari has been named to Italy’s Olympic roster. This comes as no surprise, as he’s one of if not the best Italian basketball player of his era, and coming off of... - Read More

It’s Time: A Farewell

Stay tuned. - Read More

Hawks announce hiring of Nate McMillan as head coach

The Atlanta Hawks and Nate McMillan have agreed to a four-year deal for him to become the team’s head coach, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk announced when... - Read More

ATL and 29: The Hawks’ cinderella season comes to an end

Kevin Chouinard of Hawks.com and Glen Willis of Peachtree Hoops recap the Game 6 (and series) loss to the Milwaukee Bucks and try to frame it from the perspective of what they might see and be in... - Read More

Hawks comeback bid falls short as Bucks punch their ticket to NBA Finals

The run is over.... for now. An Atlanta Hawks team that found ways to rebound every time they had to during a second round series versus the Philadelphia 76ers needed to find a way to do it one... - Read More

Bucks closeout Eastern Conference title with 118-107 win over Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks faced off Saturday evening in what was a must-win Game 6 for the home team. The Bucks, who led the series 3-2 heading into the evening, were looking to take... - Read More

For Nate McMillan, keys to Atlanta Hawks winning Game 6 start with Game 5 loss

The interim coach repeatedly emphasized the magnitude of preventing inside dominance from Brook Lopez and Bobby Portis for Atlanta to avoid elimination Saturday. - Read More

Defense drops-off as Hawks drop Game 5 in Milwaukee, trail 3-2 to Bucks

Hawks now face an elimination game at home on Saturday - Read More

Hawks fall behind quickly, fall to Bucks 123-112

This was a wire-to-wire loss for Atlanta that puts them against the ropes in the series. - Read More

Young ruled out for Game 5 vs. Bucks, Capela will play

Thursday evening, word broke from ESPN that Trae Young would not play in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals due to the foot injury he suffered in Game 3 of the series when stepping on the foot... - Read More

Hawks turn on their defense, step up in Young’s absence in crucial Game 4 victory over Bucks

A blowout victory in a must-win game, coming without Trae Young - Read More

Hawks blow out Bucks 110-88, tie series at 2-2 as Antetokounmpo leaves early with injury

The Atlanta Hawks took on the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 4 on the Eastern Conference Finals Tuesday night, looking to even the series at 2-2 on their home floor. Without Trae Young, Atlanta certainly... - Read More

Trae Young ruled out for Game 4 vs. Bucks

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young will be out for Tuesday’s pivotal Game 4 vs. the Milwaukee Bucks. This is obviously a huge blow to the Hawks, who count on Young for a ton of offense, both what he... - Read More

Trae Young listed as questionable for Game 4 after MRI reveals bone bruise

The Atlanta Hawks said in press release this afternoon that an MRI taken Monday on guard Trae Young revealed a bone bruise to his right foot. They also say the guard will be listed as questionable... - Read More

Bucks take 2-1 series lead behind Middleton’s fourth quarter heroics

A tough Game 3 loss to swallow for the home team. - Read More

Power Ranking Every NBA Team's 3-Year Window

Life in the  NBA  moves quickly, as teams are often a season away from losing their key players to free agency. Teams who few believe in now could also be on the verge of becoming contenders... - Read More

Ranking the Top 15 Guards in 2021 NBA Free Agency

Just a couple of weeks shy of the official start of the  NBA 's 2021 free-agency period on August 2, there's still time to dive into this offseason's class of potential difference-makers... - Read More

Every NBA Team's Player Most Likely to Be Traded This Summer

From the blindingly obvious trade candidacy of the Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons to the by-default status enjoyed by the Golden State Warriors' Andrew Wiggins, every NBA team has a player it's more likely to trade than anyone else on its roster... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Buzz: Sources Say Scottie Barnes Could Go Top 5

Love for  Scottie Barnes  has snowballed to the point scouts and executives expect he's going in the top five of the  NBA  draft.   Sources tell Bleacher Report the Orlando Magic are a good possibility for Barnes at No... - Read More

NBA, NBPA Reportedly Agree to Extend Play-in Tournament Through 2021-22 Season

The NBA postseason play-in tournament will reportedly remain in place for at least one more season. According to ESPN's Read More

Every NBA Team's Toughest Decision This Offseason

Nothing about working in an  NBA  front office is easy, although some decisions are more difficult than others... - Read More

The 10 Best Easter Eggs in 'Space Jam: A New Legacy'

After years of rumors and months of buildup,  Space Jam: A New Legacy  is finally here. And it's just as wild as you'd expect. There's LeBron James in the role of Michael Jordan from the original... - Read More

Ranking the Best NBA Finals MVPs Since 2000

Winning a single championship instantly puts  NBA  players in an exclusive club. However, the 2021 postseason will crown only the 32nd NBA Finals MVP in league history.   During the last two decades, that number hasn't exactly been soaring... - Read More

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength developed by the ESPN Analytics team. - Read More

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds estimate the likelihood for each team to make the playoffs, win the NBA title and finish in the top three of the NBA lottery. - Read More

Basketball Hall of Fame: Everything you need to know about the Class of 2021

The Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2021. We have all the news and names you need, including Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh, Chris Webber and Ben Wallace. - Read More

NBA trade deadline: Aldridge joins loaded Nets squad

Miami added an All-Star while Toronto and New Orleans held on to their point guards. What's next? Get all the latest buzz from the NBA trade deadline. - Read More

Lakers legend Kobe Bryant: Remembrances and reaction

The NBA world remembers the life and legacy of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who died Jan. 26, 2020. - Read More

NBA Finals 2021: Complete coverage of Suns vs. Bucks

Keep it here for all the news, intel, analysis and matchup info all postseason long. - Read More

Pierce, 3 others join Pacers staff under Carlisle

Ronald Nored spent time with the Hornets and Mike Weinar and Jenny Boucek both worked under Carlisle in Dallas. - Read More

Hawks remove interim tag for coach McMillan

Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk told reporters Monday that an agreement is in place to remove the interim label from coach Nate McMillan's title after he led the Atlanta Hawks to the Eastern Conference finals. - Read More

Booker, CP3, PG13 or Middleton? Which superstar owned the conference finals?

Which star made the biggest impact in the conference finals? Our experts decide the MVPs of the NBA's final four. - Read More

Trae: 'Frustrating' not being at 100% in G6 loss

Hawks star Trae Young, who was held to 14 points on 4-for-17 shooting in his return Saturday night, said it was "definitely frustrating" not being able to play at 100 percent in his team's season-ending loss. - Read More

Middleton lifts Bucks past Hawks, into NBA Finals

Khris Middleton's 32 points helped lift the Bucks into their first NBA Finals since 1974. - Read More

How the Hawks should approach the offseason

John Collins is set to be a free agent. Trae Young is in line for a massive extension. How expensive could this Hawks roster get? - Read More

NBA playoffs 2021: Matchups, schedules and news for the conference finals

Everything you need to know about what happened in the 2021 NBA conference finals is right here. - Read More

Young goes cold in return as Hawks ousted in 6

Back after a two-game absence, Hawks star Trae Young shot just 4-of-17 from the field and was held to 14 points in Saturday's series-ending loss to the Bucks. - Read More

Meet the artist inspired by Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young

Laynie Hails is an Atlanta resident and part-time artist. Working in everything from mosaics to cakes, she uses whatever is in her life for her work. Lately, her muse has been the Hawks and their young superstar. - Read More

Giannis out as Bucks try to punch Finals ticket

Giannis Antetokounmpo, who missed Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals with a hyperextended left knee, will also miss Game 6 as the Milwaukee Bucks try to clinch their first trip to the NBA Finals since 1974. - Read More

Giannis doubtful, Young questionable for Game 6

Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is likely to miss his team's first chance to clinch a NBA Finals berth this postseason, while Hawks guard Trae Young is questionable for Saturday's Game 6. - Read More

Hawks mauled inside, seeking answers after loss

Atlanta Hawks coach Nate McMillan couldn't explain why his team had so many issues stopping the Bucks, who dominated the paint and got 33 points from Brook Lopez in a 123-112 win. - Read More

Young misses Hawks' Game 5 loss to Bucks

Trae Young will continue to rehab with hopes of playing in Game 6 on Saturday in Atlanta. - Read More

Giannis sits out G5 win; return in air, sources say

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo, who suffered a hyperextended left knee in Game 4 on Tuesday, sat out Thursday's Game 5 win, and sources told ESPN a timetable for his return is unclear. - Read More

The Bucks can still reach the NBA Finals without Giannis -- here's how

Giannis Antetokounmpo will miss Game 5 and his status is unclear for the remainder of the East finals. Kevin Pelton maps out the road ahead for Milwaukee. - Read More