The Atlanta Hawks have the No. 3 overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft. The Hawks appear to be very interested in trading out of that spot, though. Atlanta reportedly has interest in trading back in the draft.
Yahoo! Sports' Chris Mannix is reporting that the Hawks are receiving calls from several teams for the No. 3 spot. Right now, it looks like Atlanta would be deciding between Luka Doncic and Jaren Jackson Jr. at No. 3. It appears that they like someone else better.
Atlanta is reportedly interested in trading back in the draft. The Hawks have their eyes set on Oklahoma guard Trae Young.
Young is considered to be a top 10 prospect, but taking him at No. 3 would likely be a reach. So, the Hawks could trade back and get him later.
That's what Mannix lays out as the Hawks' potentially ideal scenario.
"Atlanta has explored moving back in the draft, with an eye on OU’s Trae Young, league sources told @YahooSports. Hawks have fielded numerous calls for the No. 3 pick," Mannix reports.
There have been reports of several NBA teams being interested in trading back or up in the 2018 NBA Draft. It looks like we're going to have a lot of movement heading into Thursday night.
We can't wait for things to get going. The draft is set to begin at 7 p.m. E.T. on Thursday. It'll be televised on ESPN.