Legend: Cam Reddish Traded to Knicks from Hawks; Kevin Knox Included in Deal
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The Atlanta Hawks traded 22-12 months-former soar Cam Reddish, Solomon Hill and a 2025 2nd-round draft grab (by process of the Brooklyn Nets) to the Novel York Knicks for Kevin Knox and a exact 2022 first-round grab (by process of the Charlotte Hornets) Thursday.
Novel York also waived Ryan Arcidiacono in a corresponding roster transfer.
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Added tiny print on the Cam Reddish alternate to Novel York
💰Atlanta sent Novel York $834,589. The money sent is reflective of what's owed to Solomon Hill.
🏀Novel York created a tiny $1.17M alternate exception.
Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN first reported the news of the alternate.
The Hawks had been "canvassing the league" for a mid-tier first-round grab or a younger player in a capability Reddish alternate, Wojnarowski added. The Los Angeles Lakers and the Indiana Pacers were amongst the groups to assemble recent inquiries into a that you need to well maybe also assume transfer.
Reddish has been stable for the Hawks this season, averaging 11.9 sides while taking pictures a occupation-excessive 37.9 percent from three. In accurate his third season, he's persisted to be a stable depth portion for the workers.
But Atlanta does no longer lack depth on the soar, with Bogdan Bogdanovic, De'Andre Hunter, Kevin Huerter and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot also available. The trio of Bogdanovic, Hunter and Huerter has emerged as the workers's three finest choices, leaving fewer minutes for avid gamers much like Reddish.
So a change of scenery is seemingly to be the Duke alum's finest route to maximizing his capability. Novel York is with out problems banking on it.
And it is going to win better than one season with him to place his match with the franchise, as he's beneath contract thru the 2022-23 season ($5.9 million) sooner than he turns into a restricted free agent.
Reddish used to be the No. 10 general grab by the Hawks within the 2019 NBA draft, six picks after the workers nabbed Hunter. In Atlanta, he's been largely solid as a nice operate player, largely off the bench.
The Knicks would maybe be hoping to stare him buy the next hotfoot.
He'll join a promising core in Novel York that contains Julius Randle, former Duke teammate RJ Barrett and Kemba Walker, amongst others, providing quality depth on the soar. Avid gamers adore Barrett, Reddish, Immanuel Quickley, Obi Toppin and Mitchell Robinson give the workers a younger crew to attain round, one for the time being buoyed by a desire of stable veterans.
Reddish isn't any longer going to instruct the Knicks into authentic title contenders. But he'll lend a hand them in their push for a 2nd straight playoff berth.