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The Atlanta Hawks aren't doing so hot this year. At 17-37, they're in last in the East, and tied with the Dallas Mavericks for the worst record in the NBA.
This past offseason, the Hawks elected not to re-sign some key players, like Tim Hardaway Jr. (who signed with the Knicks), Paul Millsap (Nuggets), and Thabo Sefolosha (Jazz). They also traded away Dwight Howard to the Charlotte Hornets. Howard is having a miniature career resurgence in Charlotte, where he's averaging 16.0 points, 12.6 rebounds, and 1.7 blocks per game. It's been his best season in years.
Atlanta hired Travis Schlenk from the Warriors as their new general manager. This summer, the Hawks were clearly intent on turning over the roster.
That roster turnover apparently has not ended, as the Hawks may be active at the NBA trade deadline. According to Yahoo Sports' Chris Mannix, the Hawks are willing to trade everyone on their roster. Mannix says he has heard as much from "several rival team executives."
Dennis Schroder—who is averaging 19.4 points and 6.4 assists per game—is perhaps the Hawks' greatest asset, but his contract and issues off the court have diminished his value to prospective suitors. The Hawks also have Kent Bazemore, who is shooting 39 percent from three-point range this year. Some teams may have interest in acquiring rookie John Collins, who is putting up 10.5 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.1 blocks per game.
According to Mannix, two of the Hawks' veterans—Marco Belinelli and Ersan Ilyasova—have also generated some interest.