Danny Ferry may have complete control of the NBA trading deadline.
Ferry is in his first season as general manager of the Atlanta Hawks, and perhaps no man in sports possesses more moveable pieces and parts.
And judging by Ferrys mega-deal weeks after taking the job, when he jettisoned Joe Johnson to Brooklyn, you have believe he has a little wheeling and dealing in his blood.
Plus, the Hawks havent exactly been conquering the world lately, folks. They look more like a team that will make the playoffs -- and thats it.
Ferrys chips start with power forward Josh Smith, a borderline All-Star with an expiring contract. Contenders (and pretenders) want the guy. They just have to figure out a way to get him.
That wont be easy. Ferry is asking for a lot in return.
But Smith isnt the Hawks lone asset.
Swingmen Kyle Korver and Anthony Morrow, big men Zaza Pachulia and Anthony Tolliver, and guard Devin Harris also have expiring deals. Those are clear advantages when youre talking trad...