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Hawks roundtable: What was your favorite transaction of the off-season?

In the doldrums of summer, the Peachtree Hoops staff came together for a 10-part roundtable series, answering a series of prompts with an eye toward the upcoming season. Part one centers on our favorite transactions of the off-season. Jeff Siegel:...

Hawks given ‘somewhat disappointing’ projection by ESPN

Almost a month has passed since we took a glance at national projections for the Atlanta Hawks but, with training camp inching closer, ESPN’s Kevin Pelton released the network’s projected standings based on real plus-minus (RPM). As he notes,...

Highlighting 10 games to watch for the 2019-20 Hawks

The full schedule for the 2019-20 NBA season is out and the Atlanta Hawks will begin their 82-game marathon on Oct. 24 against the Detroit Pistons. As always, there will be plenty of intrigue along the way but, if...

Regular season schedule released for 2019-20 Hawks

While the 2019-20 preseason schedule for the Atlanta Hawks has been publicly available for some time, the NBA world was awaiting the release of the full, 82-game slate for the league’s 30 teams. That (finally) arrived on Monday afternoon,...

Exploring the defensive value of Damian Jones

Roughly halfway through Las Vegas Summer League play, it was announced that the Hawks had acquired the 30th pick of the 2016 NBA draft, Damian Jones, from the Golden State Warriors (along with an all-important second round pick) in...

Trae Young impresses before leaving Team USA camp with minor injury

Trae Young, John Collins and Lloyd Pierce have been busy in early August, representing the Atlanta Hawks at Team USA camp in Las Vegas. While Young and Collins are technically part of the Select Team (on the scene to...

John Collins vs. Kyle Kuzma: An investigation

In a throwback to Peachtree Hoops lore, we’ve launched a comprehensive investigation into a specific topic regarding the Atlanta Hawks. 21-year-old John Collins is a member of USA Basketball’s Select Team, tasked with helping USA Basketball’s National Team prepare...

Hawks land 15th in offseason improvement rankings

With (very) little else to discuss, plenty of attention is paid to how NBA experts rank the league’s 30 teams in the middle of the off-season. Sure, there are stray moves here and there (hello, Vince Carter) but, for...

Jabari Parker reflects on ‘good situation’ with Atlanta Hawks

It’s been a long and winding road for Jabari Parker. The former No. 2 overall pick appeared in 64 games for two different teams (the Bulls and Wizards) during the 2018-19 season and, while his stint in Chicago was...

Vince Carter reportedly set to return to Atlanta Hawks

Vince Carter enjoyed a memorable season in 2018-19, acting as a prominent member of a fun basketball team with the Atlanta Hawks. Throughout his 21st season in the NBA, Carter answered seemingly endless questions about his future and, along...

Alex Len set for larger role with Hawks in 2019-20

With the madness of the NBA draft and free agency now in the rear-view mirror — less so of the madness from the Atlanta Hawks’ perspective — attention now slowly turns to the upcoming season. Once again, it was...

Hawks reportedly agree to training camp deal with Marcus Derrickson

In late July, the Atlanta Hawks agreed to a deal with Ray Spalding, bringing the former Louisville standout into the fold on an Exhibit 10 contract that brings Spalding to training camp and illuminates the potential for a partnership...

Can the Hawks challenge for the Southeast Division crown?

There is full-fledged optimism surrounding the Atlanta Hawks as the 2019-20 season approaches and it is easy to see the rationale for it. Travis Schlenk has constructed an intriguing corps, headlined by Trae Young and John Collins, and the...

Introducing Two-Way signing Brandon Goodwin

Players that agree to a Two-Way contract more than a year after completing their NCAA career usually have not taken the straightest path to the NBA. Often, they are players that have had to prove themselves anew at every...

Peachtree Hoops mailbag: Welcome to the dead zone

Greetings, friends. The “dead zone” of the NBA calendar is here and the Atlanta Hawks are pretty quiet, even with two roster spots open in late July. To help pass the time, we’re diving into the mailbag and, as...

Atlanta is a basketball city

ATLANTA — The gym inside of Kipp Collegiate Academy was standing-room-only on a Sunday in late July. More than likely, most basketball and/or Atlanta Hawks fans have seen the clips floating around online of Trae Young and John Collins popping...

A plea for Trae Young and John Collins to join USA Basketball’s National Team

Trae Young and John Collins will be busy in early August, as the two centerpieces of Atlanta Hawks will be a part of the USA Basketball Men’s Select Team. Young and Collins will be joined by intriguing young players...

Hawks garner increased respect in Las Vegas over/under projection

The desert of the NBA offseason is here and, while the Atlanta Hawks did make a signing on Thursday, most of the basketball-related activity in late July revolves around early projections for next season. To that end, an off-shore...

Hawks reportedly sign Ray Spalding to non-guaranteed contract

The Atlanta Hawks made big-time headlines with their activity during the 2019 NBA Draft but, when free agency arrived, things were quieter. Travis Schlenk and company did tab Jabari Parker to provide offensive punch off the bench but, with...

Exploring Jabari Parker’s offensive fit with the Atlanta Hawks

Entering the summer, the Atlanta Hawks were coming off of a strong finish to the 2018-19 NBA season despite playing a young core of players alongside a handful of established veterans. Despite not contending for a playoff spot in...

Hawks reportedly come to agreement with Brandon Goodwin on Two-Way contract

The Atlanta Hawks have filled their second Two-Way spot (joining St. Joseph’s wing Charlie Brown) after an agreement with Brandon Goodwin was reported by The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Guard Brandon Goodwin has agreed to a two-way NBA deal with the...