Atlanta Hawks Headlines: Best Individual Performances

Today’s installment of Atlanta Hawks Headlines looks at the best individual performances of 2016, grades from the win over Detroit, and reasons for optimism for the Hawks.

Thank you for joining us for today’s edition of Atlanta Hawks Headlines.This is a daily feature at Soaring Down South. Hawks Headlines is a place where you can easily find links to the latest Hawks news, analysis, and any other type of content featuring the Atlanta Hawks.

It will include a look at the best posts from the previous day here at Soaring Down South. It’s also a place for you to find other Hawks related articles from around the internet. Feel free to Tweet @SoaringDwnSouth or @acsnyde if you have a piece that you think warrants mentioning.

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From Soaring Down South 12/31/16

Atlanta Hawks: Grades From 105-98 Win Over Detroit Pistons

A recap and grades from Atlanta’s win over the Detroit Pistons. Paul Millsap and Kyle Korver received the highest marks.

Atlanta Hawks Year of 2016 in Review: Individual Performances

Tyler Sellers ranks the top individual performances from 2016. The list includes performances in the regular season, performances against elite competition, and performances in the playoffs. Jeff Teague, Al Horford, Paul Millsap, and Dennis Schroder dominate the list.

Hawks Around The Web 12/31/16

Reasons for optimism and pessimism for the .500 Hawks

Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution addresses Atlanta’s current status. Call it a miniature “State of the Hawks” address. Despite their struggles, they’re still in the thick of the playoff race. If they can fix their problematic shooting, and get their defense together, there are reasons to be optimistic.

Pistons got a lesson and Korver was the teacher

Vivlamore also breaks down how Kyle Korver gave second-year Piston Stanley Johnson a lesson in defending an elite shooter last night.

Taurean Prince scores 18 points in D-League debut

At Peachtree Hoops, Kris Willis recaps Taurean Waller-Prince‘s D-League debut.

Hawks get defensive in win over Pistons

Willis also writes on Atlanta’s fantastic defensive performance during their win over Detroit.

Hawks vs. Pistons — Things of Note

Graham Chapple of HawksHoop recaps the victory against the Pistons. Things that stood out include Dwight Howard‘s double-double, Kyle Korver’s hot shooting, and Kent Bazemore looking like himself again.

That’s it for today. We’ll see you tomorrow morning for more Hawks Headlines. I’ll bring the coffee.

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