How the Kevin Huerter Trade May Haunt the Hawks

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Sports Illustrated

By Rohan Nadkarni Atlanta has taken a big step back on offense. Meanwhile, its former sharpshooter is thriving in Sacramento. It can be hard to make sense of the Hawks. On one hand, five of their 10 wins have come against teams without winning records, four of which include tank squads like Orlando, Detroit and Houston. On the other hand, they have wins against the likes of the Sixers, Bucks and frisky Raptors. And their last six losses have all come against good teams over .500. Overall, Atlanta enters Wednesday’s matchup with the red-hot Kings at 10–7, with a minus-0.3 net rating. While ther…

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