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Locked on Hawks Podcast: Dennis Schröder extension and reckless predictions

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Robby Kalland joins the show for Episode 61.

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It’s here! The Atlanta Hawks begin the 2016-2017 NBA season on Thursday night and, on the day of the opener, we take the opportunity to make reckless predictions on Episode 61 of the Locked on Hawks podcast. Robby Kalland of CBS Sports joins the show and topics include:

  • The Dennis Schröder contract extension was the big news of Wednesday and we break it down from all angles.
  • Bovada player props are a thing. What will Kyle Korver’s three-point percentage be? What about rebound averages for Paul Millsap and Dwight Howard? We make picks
  • What is more likely: Dwight Howard making the All-Star team or Paul Millsap missing it?
  • Where will the Hawks finish in defensive and offensive rating?
  • Best and worst-case scenarios for this team (thank you, Nate Duncan)
  • The official win-loss prediction and where the Hawks will finish in the Eastern Conference (be gentle)

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