The Atlanta Hawks secured the sixth overall pick at NBA Draft Lottery 2020 presented by State Farm, which was conducted last night. The Hawks entered tonight’s Lottery in the fourth position. Atlanta also owns a second-round pick, at number 50 overall.
The Hawks’ roster includes five players age 22-and-younger (Trae Young, John Collins, Kevin Huerter, De’Andre Hunter, Cam Reddish), with all five having been drafted or obtained on draft night over the last three years.
Since moving to Atlanta in 1968, the Hawks have selected at the sixth position twice, in 2000 and 2004.
NBA Draft 2020 presented by State Farm is scheduled to take place on Friday, October 16.
In the coming months the Hawksbeat will stay close to front office movements and give you our thoughts on what the Hawks might do with the 6th and 50th picks. Immediately after the results were in we recorded a live show to get a pulse on how the fans felt with missing out in the top pick. Check out the show today and share it with 10 of your friends.
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