When we discuss the reasons for the Atlanta Hawks’ success this season, we tend to speak in generalities. “They bought into the system.” “They play so unselfishly.” “They move the ball well.”
Through the first five games of the NBA playoffs, Paul Millsap has attempted 17 3-pointers and has hit on eight of them. With each shot, Millsap’s confidence from long range has grown.
If you were to browse through the list of NBA champions since 1980, you’d find that there is just one notable outlier to the rule that suggests title contenders need a superstar to win it all — the 2003-04 Pistons. While that Detroit team featured four players who were either already multi-time All-Stars or went on to become multi-time All-Stars later in their … More How do these Hawks stack up against the ’04 Pistons?
The Atlanta Hawks have a lot of question marks going forward. Here are five things to look for as the season begins.
In spite of a tumultuous summer within the organization, the Hawks look forward to unity in the locker room and on the court.
This may come as a surprise, but the Atlanta Hawks are actually closer to becoming championship contenders than you might think. This summer, Atlanta has a realistic opportunity to present LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony with the most attractive free agent pitch of any team in the league, if Danny Ferry maneuvers contracts aggressively and … More How Atlanta Could Attract LeBron and Carmelo to Create a Dynasty in the East
Jacob Eisenberg investigates Paul Millsap’s mysterious three point shooting tendencies on the road.
Jacob Eisenberg details a “win-win-win” three-team trade that would send Demarcus Cousins to Houston…