Originally posted on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 6/27/12
Since taking over on Monday as the Hawks new general manager, Danny Ferry has kept a low profile, opting not to do any interviews over the last two days. He owns the 23rd and 43rd picks in Thursday's NBA Draft and six players under contract point guard Jeff Teague, shooting guard Joe Johnson, forwards Josh Smith and Marvin Williams, forward-center Al Horford and reserve center Zaza Pachulia -- and free agency is set to begin on Sunday. As a result, Ferry has before him a canvas that is not entirely blank but one that gives him plenty of room to work with. Nonetheless, he offers up something of a blank slate himself in terms of trying to interpret what he might do. On his menu of choices is what to do about Smith, who had an All-Star caliber season (he was snubbed) and will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of 2012-13. Previously, reports have surfaced that Smith has asked to be traded (the same is true of Williams), which could present a risk for Ferry to lose such a valua...
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