Upward Motion Up for the Atlanta Hawks | Hoops Talk Nation

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The Atlanta Hawks come into the 2016-2017 with much optimism and are intent on continuing the winning trend they’ve established from previous seasons despite the slightly new look.

Al Horford and Jeff Teague may have departed but the arrival of a highly motivated and re-energized Dwight Howard could very well make the transition seamless and improve the squad in a number of areas.  Sports writer, Donnell Suggs stops by the Hoops Talk Nation podcast to offer up his thoughts on what he feels will be a very exciting season of quality team basketball for Hawks fans.

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Al Horford Signs With Boston Celtics | Hoops Talk Nation

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With all the excitement surrounding the NBA free agency period and specifically the Boston Celtics coming to terms with NBA All Star, Al Horford, it only made sense that The Breakdown Show touched base with Nick Gelso of CLNS Radio to discuss the significance of Horford leaving the Atlanta Hawks after nine seasons and donning the shamrock green in Bean City.

Check out this tweet from Horford:

 

 

They also touch Kevin Durant’s impending decision as the Celtics are officially on the short list of destinations for the perennial All Star and where that catapults Boston in the Eastern Conference

All that and much more on Hoops Talk Nation