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Utah Jazz Have Inquired With the Atlanta Hawks For PF John Collins Via Trade

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As the season slowly continues to slip away from the Atlanta Hawks, a trade seems like it’s a matter of when not if it will happen for John Collins. The sixth-year pro has been rumored to multiple teams ahead of the trade deadline on February 9. Collins latest trade inquire is from the Utah Jazz who are interested in trading Jarred Vanderbilt and Malik Beasley for the Hawk PF. 

It’s been a down year for Collins and the Hawks and it’s not entirely his fault. The offseason addition of Dejounte Murray has given the Hawks big man less chances to score and his efficiency is also down as well. A change of scenery with a different franchise may be the best decision for Collins in his career right now.

Georgia Sports Betting sites have the Hawks at (+10000) to win the Finals this season.

The Utah Jazz have been linked to Atlanta’s John Collins via trade talks

Collins has been linked to the Jazz since early November and the rumors seem to be somewhat factual. Both sides have discussed a trade that would send John Collins and a first-round draft pick to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Jarred Vanderbilt and Malik Beasley. Other teams like the Wizards, Nets, and Mavericks have all been linked to the Hawks PF as well.

The 25 year old has even come out to publicly say that the trade rumors do not affect him anymore. Collins also said they’ve been happening for years and yet he’s still with the Hawks. He has to be doing something right. Atlanta also signed Collins to a five-year, $125 million contract extension in the 2021 offseason.

Malik Beasley and Jarred Vanderbilt add up to a fair trade for Collins. Both are key role players for the Jazz right now, but Collins can do what both of those players can do combined and Utah may be looking to add another star. The Jazz are currently ninth in the West, but are only three games out of fifth.

Zach Wolpin is an NBA expert and has been betting on the league for over three years now. Wolpin has been a fan of the NBA and has been watching for a decade and a half. He covers the latest news and stories surrounding the league daily. His passion is life is watching sports and being able to share his passion for sports through his writing. He has written about the NBA and other sports leagues through various media outlets over the years. like,, and Before he became an NBA News Writer, Wolpin attended Montclair State University where he graduated in 2021. He studied Sports Media and Writing while in school.

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