7 Trades The Atlanta Hawks Could Make For Kent Bazemore

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The Sacramento Kings are in a strange position as they are super young, but have no incentive to “tank”. They owe the Boston Celtics their 1st round draft pick unless it is #1 overall. With that said the Kings might as well try to win as many games as possible.

The Hawks sending Kent Bazemore to the Left Coast would help their cause. He would certainly add a needed veteran presence for Sac-Town. The Hawks are loaded with wings, and the Kings with bigs. That makes these 2 teams, a natural fit as trade partners.

The Swap

The Sacramento Kings receive G/F Kent Bazemore

The Atlanta Hawks receive F Zach Randolph, G Ben McLemore and 2021 1st round pick top 10 protected.

How it helps the Hawks

This move gives the Hawks another future draft asset, as well as enough space for 2 max contracts in next year’s free agency. Zach Randolph, a former All Star, could possibly have his contract bought out to join a contender