Who would have thought that before the season began that a Week 7 Monday Night Football matchup between the NY Giants and the Atlanta Falcons would be a must win for the Falcons and their season. The Falcons come in to this matchup with a 2-4 record on the season
The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 133-111 for their first victory of the 2018-19 season. @bowlinbob with the post game recap.
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Taurean Prince showed last year that defense wasn't the only thing he could bring to the table for the Atlanta Hawks. Given an expanded role in year two Prince made the most of it averaging 14.1 Pts, 4.7 Trb, and 2.6 Ast playing 30 minutes per game. Among the 2016
One of the Atlanta Hawks pleasant surprises of the 2017-18 season was the play of rookie PF John Collins. Coach Budenholzer had a reputation for not trusting his younger players as much as the veterans but it was clear he saw the potential in Collins. Last year Collins averaged 10.5
In a surprise deal this July the Atlanta Hawks traded for Brooklyn Nets PG Jeremy Lin. The deal at the time really didn't make much sense since the Hawks already had Dennis Schroder and recently drafted Trae Young and many thought Lin was brought here just to take on salary.
In a NFC South Divisional match up the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will travel to Atlanta to play the Falcons at Mercedes Benz Stadium where in a unique twist the roof will be open. It will be interesting to see if this has any effect on the kicking or sound aspects
Often overlooked by Atlanta Hawks fans and media because of all the Trae Young hoopla is the fact that the Hawks had another pick in the first round.
With the 19th pick the Hawks took Kevin Huerter the sharpshooting guard from Maryland. Huerter finished the 2017-18 season with the Terrapins averaging