With an Eastern conference that will only get better, the Atlanta Hawks are quickly loosing a competitive edge on teams like the Cavaliers and Bulls. Even a quick tip from an eight-year-old fan couldn’t hurt:


If you couldn’t make out his stellar penmanship, Eli wrote directly to Coach Mike Budenholzer:

Dear Coach Bud,

My name is Eli. I’m 8 and I love the Hawks. I checked out “Kings of the Court: The Cleveland Cavaliers” from my school library. The book says LeBronJames.com has LeBron’s strengths and weaknesses. I wanted you to know this. I hope the weaknesses help you beat the Cavs. Go Hawks!

But honestly, any team can use all the help they can get against the wine and gold, especially for that kid from Akron.