Atlanta Hawks receive: F Jae Crowder, G Landry Shamet, 2024 First-Round Pick (PHO)
Phoenix Suns receive: F/C John Collins
Furthermore, trade rumors emerge for all sorts of different reasons.
Sometimes, a player is overpaid. His team is looking to get off of his contract. They may need to attach sweeteners to it in order to do so.
Other times, the player simply isn’t fitting in: whether on the court, off the court, or both. In that case, the team wants to move them before the word gets out. Otherwise, they’ll be negotiating from a compromised position.
The Hawks may feel that they overpaid Collins, although his contract looks at least equal to his production.
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Meanwhile, the Suns are looking to move Crowder for a simple reason – he wants to be traded.
Should the Hawks give him a new home?