Found October 31, 2012 on
Jb Smooth's Spot:
The Atlanta Hawks, the best analogy for them, they’re the chick on the side, never given the chance to be girlfriend number 1. The Hawks are consistently 4th or 5th seeds in the East but are never thought to be title contenders.
A roster with their two best players being really good, no one is going to assume Josh Smith and Al Horford are the players to take you to the promise land.
Adding Lou Williams and Kyle Korver will help with the scoring you lose from the loss of Joe Johnson; however they’ll probably be nothing more than at 6th or 7th seed. Unless they can find a way to get a superstar, I don’t see the fortunes of the Hawks changing anytime soon.
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Josh Smith has played nearly his whole career alongside Joe Johnson in Atlanta. The two have been a “less than dynamic duo” for the Hawks, playing well but never clearing the hump to reach the top of the Eastern Conference. Now Johnson is in Brooklyn, paving the way for Smith to lead the Hawks by himself. Smith played in every game last year for Atlanta, posting career highs...
Here is a look at the local media that covers the ATLANTA HAWKS. Newspaper- The Atlanta Journal Constitution serves the greater metro Atlanta area. Its online sports section appears to be laid out well. It includes a special page of content on the Hawks. Beat reporter Chris Vivlamore (Twitter) has writes for the Hawks Blog. Columnists
Believe it or not, the NBA's regular season is this week. To get you ready, Crossover Chronicles will be profiling a team each day for the next few weeks. This week is the Southeast Division. Today is the Atlanta Hawks.
2011-12 Record: 40-26, lost first round
Key Losses: Joe Johnson (traded to Nets), Marvin Williams (traded to Jazz), Willie Green (traded to L.A....
Johnson was replaced
with Korver, Lou and Morrow
T.I. and Drake weep
Guest Haiku from @Frothygopher:
Oh boring Hawks team
Y U no more exciting?
I'll skip all your games
The Hawks off-season seems to me like they are treading water at best. Joe Johnson, who was overpaid is out, but a glut of shooters come in to replace him. Lou Williams is a quality player, especially as...