Atlanta Hawks: Top 5 Prospects To Consider in First Round
By Mike Elworth
Picks: 17,18 (They also have the Rockets’ 1st Round Pick)
Team Needs: C, SF,SG
1. Dario Saric- SF- Croatia
- The Atlanta Hawks need a small forward in the worst way and Saric has incredible upside. The 19 year old Croatian has point forward skills and has the ability to not just be a scorer, but to distribute at a high level as well. He is also huge for his position and could be a matchup nightmare and with a little seasoning in the NBA, could become a high end starter.
2. Steven Adams- C- Pittsburgh
- The Hawks need a starting center, so they can finally move Al Horford to his natural power forward position and no player’s stock is rising quite like Adams’, who proved at the combine that he is not just an elite rebounder and a talented defender, but has potential on the offensive end as well. He is a risk, as he is slightly raw, but he has the talent to be a high level NBA starter. If they were able to land S...