The Atlanta Hawks' first preseason game of 2019 was a doozy. As is the case with most preseason games, the pace and intensity slowed down after the first quarter. But, man, the first quarter was one heck of a show. Both teams were up-and-down -- in the words of the great Bob Rathbun, it was "windshield wiper"...
The College Park Skyhawks' inaugural season carries special meaning. The Hawks organization acquired the Erie BayHawks in 2017, to great acclaim. Now a mere 18-minute drive south of State Farm Arena, the Skyhawks are bringing new life to the South Atlanta community. They're also adding a new dynamic to the Hawks' player development system. One can't overstate the...
The Atlanta Hawks officially introduced #10 overall pick Cam Reddish to the media and fans Monday morning, holding a press conference at their practice facility. Reddish, along with GM Travis Schlenk and head coach Lloyd Pierce, spoke on the rookie's appeal and what he brings to Atlanta.  Here are the highlights of the press conference -- with questions...
The College Park Skyhawks held the 11th and 13th overall selections in the 2019 G-League Draft, which took place Saturday in New York. Cameron Lard, who played two seasons at Iowa State, and Rashad Shabazz, who played four seasons at Appalachian State, were the picks.  Lard spent the 2019 Summer League with Orlando in Vegas, where he averaged...
The Atlanta Hawks introduced Evan Turner to the media on Friday morning. The former Trail Blazers wing touched on a variety of topics, including his excitement to play on the East Coast and the splendor of Waffle House. He also examined his role, his new teammates and the upcoming season.  Most expect Turner to take on the role...
Welcome to the Post Position Podcast! In the debut episode, Harrison Grimm and Jack Connell each break down their most disappointing teams to start the season as well as most impressive. Also discussed is way too early award candidates for MVP, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, 6th man of the Year, and Most Improved Player....
The Atlanta Hawks have flown under the radar during one of the most eventful offseasons in recent history. Outside of a bold draft-night trade, Travis Schlenk and the front office have been mostly quiet, renting cap space for picks and acquiring post-prime veterans to bolster the second unit.  With that said, Atlanta has taken more than a couple...
The Atlanta Hawks have announced their 2019 Las Vegas Summer League roster. Two notable exclusions, of course, are De'Andre Hunter and Bruno Fernando, who cannot officially join the Hawks until draft-night trades are completed on July 6th. Cam Reddish will not play as he nurses a core muscle injury.  Atlanta Hawks 2019 Summer League roster Jaylen Adams, Guard, St....
Welcome to the first episode of Inside the Perimeter, a TPL podcast dedicated to the Atlanta Hawks and College Park Skyhawks. In addition to our written content, you can rely on this podcast for up-to-date opinion, news, and analysis. We will host guests, answer mailbag questions, and much, much more.  For our inaugural episode, it was only fitting...
On my way to Brandon Goodwin's media availability at the Atlanta Hawks' practice facility, I drove through Norcross -- a sprawling suburb on the outskirts of downtown Atlanta. It's a 20 minute drive from the Emory Sports Medicine Complex. It's also where Goodwin spent a large portion of his childhood. Goodwin and his mother moved to Norcross when...
The 2019 NBA Summer League will take place from July 5th through the 15th, featuring all 30 teams, as well as the Croatian and Chinese national teams. The Atlanta Hawks have released their schedule for four preliminary games, which will start on the 6th.  Milwaukee vs. Atlanta, July 6th, 5 PM E.T. Atlanta vs. Minnesota, July 7th, 5:30 PM...
In this episode of Inside the Perimeter, Chris Kirschner of The Athletic was kind enough to join the show. You can follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisKirschner and read his work at The Athletic Atlanta. I strongly suggest you do both.  To start the episode, Chris recounts his experience covering the College Park Skyhawks' open tryouts, which took place at...