Executives on the NBA’s annual G League Winter Showcase imagine that Atlanta Hawks level guard Trae Younger will be the subsequent participant on a rookie max extension to request a commerce if the workforce doesn’t make a playoff run, in accordance with Bleacher Report.
The Hawks have handled chemistry points during the last season en path to profitable just one sport through the postseason earlier than being eradicated by the Miami Warmth
The workforce has proven comparable points this 12 months and at present sit ninth within the east at 16-16 regardless of the addition of star guard Dejounte Murray, a participant Younger inspired the workforce to commerce for.
NBA executives imagine Trae Younger could possibly be the subsequent celebrity participant to request a commerce
The Hawks not too long ago shook issues up within the entrance workplace by reassigning former workforce president Travis Schlenk -who drafted Younger- to an advisor position inside the group.
Reassigning Schlenk additionally positioned new basic supervisor Landry Fields because the workforce’s lead determination maker for basketball operations.
Fields was employed because the Hawks GM in June of this 12 months and has not been shy about exhibiting a willingness to shake up the roster as energy ahead John Collins has been floated round in commerce talks an prolonged time period.
Former Knick Landry Fields has been positioned in command of Basketball operations in his first 12 months as Atlanta’s basic supervisor
John Collins’ title has been floated in Hawks commerce rumors for a number of weeks underneath Fields
The uber-competitive Younger has nonetheless confirmed himself to be one of many league’s premier scoring guards averaging 27.6 and 9.8 help.
Although buying and selling a participant as younger and proficient as him can be a serious decide to any workforce’s roster, the haul they obtain in return in addition to already having Murray to run the purpose may go away the workforce in a way more well-rounded place going ahead.
It will additionally present one of many largest shake-ups within the NFL in current reminiscence and the commerce watch will definitely make for an thrilling summer season if Atlanta stays mediocre on the finish of the season.
Murray has proven the identical two-way prowess that made him beloved with the San Antonio Spurs earlier than being shipped to the Hawks final offseason.
Dejounte Murray was acquired by the Hawks through commerce this summer season, nevertheless it has not modified a lot