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Peachtree Hoops Apr 21, 2021
Hawks press rebounding advantage in win over Magic

Hawks press rebounding advantage in win over Magic

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ A one-sided victory in Atlanta for the hosts. The Atlanta Hawks continued their fine form as they picked up a victory against Southeast Division rivals Orlando Magic 112-96 on Tuesday night at State Farm Arena, their ninth in 11 games. Trae Young led the way with 25 points while Lou Williams scored a Hawk season-high of 22 points. For the Magic, Cole Anthony and Wendell Carter Jr. both scored 17 points. The Hawks entered this game as heavy favorites, the Magic a much different looking outfit now than when the Hawks last faced their Southeast...
Soaring Down South Apr 5, 2021

Analyzing Lou Williams impact on the Atlanta Hawks rotations

The Atlanta Hawks only made one trade before the deadline. They sent Rajon Rondo to the LA Clippers and getting back Lou Williams, two future second-round draft picks, and cash. It is safe to say, even after the first two games that the Hawks have benefitted greatly from this trade. On his social media account, […] Analyzing Lou Williams impact on the Atlanta Hawks rotations - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Peachtree Hoops Apr 5, 2021
Hawks ride second unit, free throws to win over Warriors

Hawks ride second unit, free throws to win over Warriors

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports Three straight wins for the Hawks. The Atlanta Hawks (26-24) now sit fourth in the Eastern Conference standings after a win over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday evening. The win marked the third straight victory for Atlanta. The Hawks were largely powered by their second unit in this one, especially by the play of Danilo Gallinari and Lou Williams. Atlanta had 55 bench points in the game compared to just 19 points by the Warriors’ bench. Despite again missing starters John Collins and De’Andre Hunter, Atlanta still looked like a...
Peachtree Hoops Apr 4, 2021
ATL and 29: The Eight-Game Road Trip

ATL and 29: The Eight-Game Road Trip

Photo by Jonathan Bachman/NBAE via On a Sunday morning in April, Kevin Chouinard of Hawks.com chats with PTH’s Glen Willis on the ATL and 29 podcast. Topics include the following: The Lou Williams-Rajon Rondo trade Atlanta’s eight game road trip and how it went Bogdan Bogdanovic and Kevin Huerter Whether or not the Hawks need an enforcer Much, much more ‘ATL and 29: A Peachtree Hoops Podcast’ is hosted on Megaphone and you can subscribe via a number of platforms. Please do us a solid and subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, PlayerFM, or Stitcher, as well...
ClutchPoints Apr 2, 2021
Trae Young reveals first impressions on Lou Williams after Hawks debut

Trae Young reveals first impressions on Lou Williams after Hawks debut

There’s a new Hawk in the ATL and Trae Young is pumped. The Atlanta Hawks welcomed back Lou Williams as the three-time Sixth Man of the Year finally made his Hawks debut on Thursday against the San Antonio Spurs. Young was more than happy to have a seasoned vet like Williams in his squad and […] The post Trae Young reveals first impressions on Lou Williams after Hawks debut appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Apr 1, 2021
VIDEO: Lou Williams tickles twine with first basket in Hawks return

VIDEO: Lou Williams tickles twine with first basket in Hawks return

It didn’t take too long for new Atlanta Hawks recruit Lou Williams to get accustomed to his new team. On Thursday, the three-time Sixth Man of the Year winner made his debut for the Hawks, and unsurprisingly, Sweet Lou picked up right where he left off. Williams scored his first bucket for the Hawks early […] The post VIDEO: Lou Williams tickles twine with first basket in Hawks return appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 31, 2021
The emotional Clippers player who called Lou Williams 3 days after trade

The emotional Clippers player who called Lou Williams 3 days after trade

The current version of the Los Angeles Clippers — the one that’s a championship contender with two superstars — would not be where it is today without Lou Williams. And while the 16-year veteran has moved on to the Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles and the Clippers will always hold a special place in his heart. […] The post The emotional Clippers player who called Lou Williams 3 days after trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Los Angeles Times Mar 31, 2021

Lou Williams says it 'hurts' knowing his time with the Clippers is over

Lou Williams says he had "some very emotional conversations" with his former Clippers teammates after learning he had been traded to the Atlanta Hawks.
ClutchPoints Mar 30, 2021
Lou Williams’ surprising reason for not immediately joining Hawks after trade

Lou Williams’ surprising reason for not immediately joining Hawks after trade

It took a few days for veteran guard Lou Williams to embrace the Atlanta Hawks as his new team. There was even a point when he considered retiring from the game. However, in a recent interview, the 34-year-old explained his absence, noting that he had to switch to a ‘positive’ mindset. Per Mirjam Swanson of […] The post Lou Williams’ surprising reason for not immediately joining Hawks after trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Mar 30, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Lou Williams brings more scoring to Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks and Magic City just went up. Last week, the Hawks traded Rajon Rondo to the Los Angeles Clippers for two-time sixth man of the year Lou Williams. Williams is back at the place where he played in high school (South Gwinnett), and also his second stint with the Hawks. From 2012-2014, Williams […] Atlanta Hawks: Lou Williams brings more scoring to Hawks - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Mar 29, 2021
The real reason Clippers traded Lou Williams for Rajon Rondo

The real reason Clippers traded Lou Williams for Rajon Rondo

The Los Angeles Clippers made the surprising decision to move Lou Williams, the longest-tenured member of the team, away at the NBA’s trade deadline last week. The deal brought back Rajon Rondo and sent Williams to the Atlanta Hawks. “It sucks,” Clippers president Lawrence Frank said in a Zoom interview with members of the media […] The post The real reason Clippers traded Lou Williams for Rajon Rondo appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Peachtree Hoops Mar 28, 2021
Game Thread 3/28/21: Hawks at Nuggets

Game Thread 3/28/21: Hawks at Nuggets

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via The Atlanta Hawks visit the Denver Nuggets on Sunday evening. GAME PREVIEW Starting Lineup Trae Young Bogdan Bogdanovic Tony Snell John Collins Clint Capela Injury report De’Andre Hunter (right knee soreness) is out. Lou Williams (not with team) is out. Kris Dunn (right ankle surgery) is out. Cam Reddish (right Achilles soreness) are out. Join us and (please) be cordial to one another in the comments below.
Soaring Down South Mar 28, 2021

How Lou Williams can help the Atlanta Hawks

When the Atlanta Hawks signed Rajon Rondo in the offseason, they were looking for a backup point guard to keep the offense moving when Trae Young had a rest. It is safe to say that Rondo did not work out so the Hawks traded him prior to the deadline for Lou Williams, two future second-round […] How Lou Williams can help the Atlanta Hawks - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South Mar 27, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Did Bogdan Bogdanovic just put his hand up to start?

Due to the Atlanta Hawks trading Rajon Rondo for Lou Williams, neither player was available for the Hawks game against the Golden State Warriors. As a result, interim head coach Nate McMillan had to adjust his starting lineup to cover for this loss. The move that he made was to take Kevin Huerter out of […] Atlanta Hawks: Did Bogdan Bogdanovic just put his hand up to start? - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Peachtree Hoops Mar 27, 2021
Collins leads dominant offensive showing for Hawks in road win over Warriors

Collins leads dominant offensive showing for Hawks in road win over Warriors

Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via That was a fun one. After all of the trade-based excitement in NBA circles on Thursday, the majority of the league resumed on-court action on Friday evening. That included the Atlanta Hawks, with the team taking on the Golden State Warriors in San Francisco just one day after executing a swap involving Rajon Rondo and Lou Williams. In the first matchup between the two teams since Dec. 2, 2019, the Hawks led throughout the evening and, behind the stellar play of John Collins and a dominant offensive effort, Atlanta finished off a 124-108...

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