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Atlanta Hawks Emerge as Huge Winners in Clint Capela Mega-Trade

The Atlanta Hawks acquired Clint Capela in a four-team mega-trade with the Houston Rockets, Minnesota Timberwolves and Denver Nuggets. They gave up Evan Turner’s expiring contract, the Brooklyn Nets’ lottery-protected 2020 first-round pick and a 2024 second-rounder from the Golden State Warriors. Capela, 25, is under contract through the 2022-23 season for only $51.3 million…

The Hawks Are Wasting Trae Young’s Historic Breakout Season

Trae Young is having a historic, breakout season. But it’s being ruined by the Hawks’ sweeping ineptitude. After a bad summer, Atlanta should have seen its struggles coming. Trae Young is making history. The Atlanta Hawks point guard averages 28.4 points, 8.5 assists, and 3.4 made threes per game this season, numbers that hadn’t ever…