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ClutchPoints Jun 18, 2019
Hawks satisfied with 2018 Draft Day trade with Mavs

Hawks satisfied with 2018 Draft Day trade with Mavs

Many pundits criticized the Atlanta Hawks for passing up the chance to get their hands on Slovenian phenom Luka Doncic, who instead went to the Dallas Mavericks in the 2018 NBA Draft. The Hawks traded down from the third overall pick to select Trae Young No. 5 overall. They also acquired an additional 2019 first-round […] The post Hawks satisfied with 2018 Draft Day trade with Mavs appeared first on ClutchPoints.
SportsDay Jun 17, 2019
2019 NBA mock draft roundup: Here's who experts have the Mavericks selecting with the 37th pick

2019 NBA mock draft roundup: Here's who experts have the Mavericks selecting with the 37th pick

The Mavs may not have a first-round pick in the 2019 NBA draft, but that's because they have Luka Doncic. Last year they traded Trae Young and what is now the 10th pick in the 2019 draft to the Atlanta Hawks for Doncic. When the draft takes place on June 20, Dallas will have to wait until the 37th pick to make a selection, the seventh pick in the second round. Here's what some mock draft have the Mavericks doing with that pick: Isaiah Roby, F, NebraskaKevin O'Connor/The Ringer Staff, The Ringer (June 15): "Combo forward with all the physical tools to succeed, but is marred by his...
SportsDay Jun 14, 2019
Looking back: Outside of Luka Doncic, last 10 Mavs draft picks making their mark away from Dallas

Looking back: Outside of Luka Doncic, last 10 Mavs draft picks making their mark away from Dallas

A look at the Dallas Mavericks' last 11 NBA draft picks...2018 NBA Draft Round 1, pick 3: Luka Doncic, G After acquiring Doncic from the Atlanta Hawks, who received No. 5 pick Trae Young and a protected first-round pick in return, the guard became an immediate success and dominated rookie of the year conversations. He led the team in scoring (21.2 points per game) and usage percentage (30.5%), and finished the season with the third most triple-doubles by a rookie in NBA history (eight). While rookie of the year conversations grew to include Young, the Slovenia-native's impact remained...
ClutchPoints Jun 13, 2019
Hawks want Trae Young to learn to play without the ball

Hawks want Trae Young to learn to play without the ball

Trae Young had quite the roller-coaster season as a member of the Atlanta Hawks. He had to endure early questions about whether or not the Hawks made the right move when they traded Luka Doncic for the rights to acquire him on draft night in 2018. And while Doncic burst out of the gate and […] The post Hawks want Trae Young to learn to play without the ball appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Jun 12, 2019

Atlanta Hawks: 2018-19 player grades for Trae Young

Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young showed flashes of brilliance in his rookie season, but how good was he, actually, and how good can he be? Going into the 2018-19 season, two names became closely associated with Atlanta Hawks rookie point guard Trae Young: Stephen Curry and Luka Doncic. The Curry comparisons become very obvious […] Atlanta Hawks: 2018-19 player grades for Trae Young - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Jun 9, 2019
Kevin Huerter says playoffs are now in Hawks’ mindset

Kevin Huerter says playoffs are now in Hawks’ mindset

Even though they did not come close to making the playoffs last season, the Atlanta Hawks have shown signs that they are on the way back to becoming contenders. Their young players like Trae Young, John Collins and Kevin Huerter all had solid seasons, and they form a promising core for years to come. In […] The post Kevin Huerter says playoffs are now in Hawks’ mindset appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jun 8, 2019
Hawks’ Trae Young says Warriors need Kevin Durant ‘more than ever’

Hawks’ Trae Young says Warriors need Kevin Durant ‘more than ever’

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young thinks the Golden State Warriors need Kevin Durant more than ever after falling behind 3-1 against the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals. The Warriors have their backs against the wall after a Game 4 loss at Oracle Arena, with Steve Kerr’s team finding themselves in an unusual situation heading […] The post Hawks’ Trae Young says Warriors need Kevin Durant ‘more than ever’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jun 6, 2019
Hawks’ Trae Young and head coach Lloyd Pierce attend Atlanta Dream game

Hawks’ Trae Young and head coach Lloyd Pierce attend Atlanta Dream game

Lloyd Pierce and Trae Young are the latest NBA stars to cheer on their WNBA counterparts in person. The Atlanta Hawks’ coach and rising star point guard, respectively, took in Thursday’s game between the Atlanta Dream and Las Vegas Aces from courtside seats at State Farm Arena.
ClutchPoints Jun 5, 2019
Trae Young thinks Stephen Curry is ‘going for 50’ after hot start in Game 3 of NBA Finals

Trae Young thinks Stephen Curry is ‘going for 50’ after hot start in Game 3 of NBA Finals

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young is of the belief that Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry may hit the 50-point mark in Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors. Curry scored 17 points in the first quarter of the game, which may have not been all that surprising since the Warriors are […] The post Trae Young thinks Stephen Curry is ‘going for 50’ after hot start in Game 3 of NBA Finals appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jun 1, 2019
Mavs’ Luka Doncic and Hawks’ Trae Young are in the top 10 of players with most unassisted 3-pointers

Mavs’ Luka Doncic and Hawks’ Trae Young are in the top 10 of players with most unassisted 3-pointers

Luka Doncic and Trae Young are two of the brightest young players in the NBA, and while the two of them will find out who will finish as Rookie of the Year later this month, both already know they finished top-10 in a very interesting stat. Most unassisted threes in 2018-19 (regular season and playoffs) […] The post Mavs’ Luka Doncic and Hawks’ Trae Young are in the top 10 of players with most unassisted 3-pointers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jun 1, 2019
Video: Hawks’ Trae Young gets some 1-on-1 basketball tips from Steve Nash in Madrid

Video: Hawks’ Trae Young gets some 1-on-1 basketball tips from Steve Nash in Madrid

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young has openly admitted that he tries to pattern his game to Steve Nash’s rather than Stephen Curry’s, whom he got major comparisons to prior to entering the NBA. Now, Young gets his chance to hang out with his idol in Nash, as the two point guards were invited to watch […] The post Video: Hawks’ Trae Young gets some 1-on-1 basketball tips from Steve Nash in Madrid appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Soaring Down South May 31, 2019

The Atlanta Hawks Have Myriad Options for Backup Point Guard in Free Agency

A quick peek at the multitude of players that might be available in free agency this offseason for the Atlanta Hawks at the backup point guard spot. Though the Atlanta Hawks were blessed to have one of the most engaging and entertaining young point guards in the league last year with Trae Young (who was […] The Atlanta Hawks Have Myriad Options for Backup Point Guard in Free Agency - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
ClutchPoints May 30, 2019
Luka Doncic admits he was surprised how well he played during his rookie season with Mavs

Luka Doncic admits he was surprised how well he played during his rookie season with Mavs

Dallas Mavericks point forward Luka Doncic admits he was surprised how well he played during his rookie season in the NBA with the Mavs in 2018-19. Doncic is a finalist for the 2019 Rookie of the Year award and the heavy favorite to win the award over Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young. “I didn’t […] The post Luka Doncic admits he was surprised how well he played during his rookie season with Mavs appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Soaring Down South May 30, 2019

Atlanta Hawks: Dewayne Dedmon Ranked as Free Agent Team Can’t Lose

With the 2019 offseason looming large, the Atlanta Hawks have a few decisions to make in free agency. Atlanta Hawks General Manager Travis Schlenk has made some terrific, proactive moves in his tenure as GM, though none were splashier than the blockbuster trade of Luka Doncic for Trae Young and a future first round pick […] Atlanta Hawks: Dewayne Dedmon Ranked as Free Agent Team Can’t Lose - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
Soaring Down South May 27, 2019

Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young as Unanimous First Team All-Rookie Makes Sense

A quick look at what might turn out to be Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks consolation prize in his extremely productive first season in the NBA. The All-Rookie teams were unveiled last week, and two Atlanta Hawks players made the cut. Trae Young was a unanimous selection to the All-Rookie first team, and Kevin […] Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young as Unanimous First Team All-Rookie Makes Sense - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog

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