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NBA Team Previews: Atlanta Hawks 2013-14

Daniel Kennedy

Daniel Kennedy

Kennedy covers college football and college basketball for RotoWire. A veteran reporter, Kennedy has covered sports for various newspapers in the Southeast.

STATE OF THE FRANCHISE
The 2012-13 season was the same old song for the Hawks, as they overachieved in the face of a serious injury to a pivotal player. Led by Al Horford, the Hawks surprised some who expected last year to signal a rebuilding project by securing a playoff spot and their sixth consecutive winning season. The team could not parlay this success into a postseason victory and once again failed to outperform the Heat, Bulls, Pacers and Knicks, bringing former head coach Larry Drew's tenure to a close.

New coach Mike Budenholzer must weather the loss of Josh Smith now with the Detroit Pistons and the setback to Louis Williams, who remains out indefinitely after undergoing surgery to repair the ACL he tore in January. Jeff Teague will be depended upon to stabilize the guard play. The Atlanta front office cleverly retooled its frontcourt by signing veterans Paul Millsap, Elton Brand and DeMarre Carroll while claiming Gustavo Ayon off waivers. They

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