Atlanta Hawks: Cam Reddish isn’t likely the only trade that’s coming

Atlanta Hawks Danilo Gallinari (Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports)
Atlanta Hawks Danilo Gallinari (Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports) /

The Atlanta Hawks could be ready to shake up the roster at the NBA Trade Deadline. 

Less than a year ago, the Atlanta Hawks were coming off an unlikely run to the Eastern Conference Finals and were looking like the next big threat to potentially win a championship a few years down the line.

However, this season, all that positive momentum seems lost. The Hawks are currently ranked 12th in the Eastern Conference at 17-23 and, at the halfway point of the season, are in danger of missing the playoffs altogether.

Something has to give and it feels more and more like this team needs somewhat of a roster shakeup. And that could potentially be what we’ve started to see as the team elected to trade Cam Reddish to the New York Knicks in exchange for a future first-round pick and Kevin Knox.

But according to a recent report, that could just be the tip of the iceberg.

"[via Bleacher Report]“Everyone but Trae Young and Clint Capela are available,” one assistant general manager told B/R earlier this week before the Reddish trade."

Of course, let’s get some context with this report. It’s not to say that the Hawks are going to be full-blown sellers at the deadline; just that they’re open to possibly shake up the roster if the right deal presents itself.

Could the Hawks rebound during the second half of the season with its current roster? Absolutely. But, at this point, I think it’s clear what the Hawks are and what they aren’t. They’re a talented team that has the potential to be a dangerous team in the playoffs. But they haven’t been consistently that and that’s concerning considering the expectations this team had before the season.

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Heading into the NBA Trade Deadline, the Hawks could be busy. In fact, at this point, it would be somewhat surprising if there wasn’t another move made.