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Atlanta HawksATLANTA HAWKS
Round Pick Player Position School/Country
1 23 (23) John Jenkins SG Vanderbilt
2 13 (43) Mike Scott PF Virginia
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  • Will the Hawks finally blow up their core trio of Al Horford, Josh Smith and Joe Johnson? Is there a way for them to improve even if they do trade one or more of them? Those are the questions facing management in the wake of a fifth straight season in which Atlanta made the playoffs but fell short of the conference finals despite handsome payments to their three stars that rose to a combined $43.4 million last year and will climb to $45 million this coming season. Unless the team can steal a quality center or swingman with the 23rd pick, there is no easy scenario going forward.
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