On Tuesday, the Atlanta Hawks supposedly chose to deliver Cam Reddish and Solomon Hill to the New York Knicks for Kevin Knox. The Hawks are likewise getting a secured 2022 first-round choice through the Hornets, and the Knicks got a 2025 second-round choice from the Nets in the trade. League expert Adrian Wojnarowski broke the trade.
ESPN Sources: The Atlanta Hawks are trading forward Cam Reddish to the New York Knicks for an offer that consists of a secured 2022 first-round choice through Charlotte. Knicks likewise obtain Solomon Hill and a 2025 second-round choice through Brooklyn in trade.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 13, 2022
According to even more reporting from Woj, the trade to the Knicks satisfies Reddish’s desire to bet a group that can offer him an increased function and an extension this coming offseason. It appears as however Reddish saw the composing on the wall after Atlanta signed John Collins, Kevin Huerter, and De’Andre Hunter to multi-year extensions after the Hawks surprised the NBA throughout their go to the Conference Finals.
The 10th total choice in the 2019 NBA Draft has another surefire season left on his four-year novice agreement. If he doesn’t sign an extension, he can end up being a limited complimentary representative throughout the 2023 offseason. The 22-year-old forward is balancing 11.9 points and 2.5 rebounds on 40.9 percent shooting from the field and 37.9 percent shooting from downtown this season.
The trade reunited Reddish with previous Duke colleague RJ Barrett, who scored 32 points in the Knicks’ Wednesday night win over the Mavericks. The Knicks (21-21) go back to action on Saturday versus the Hawks (17-23).